Cogburn CB4 Realtree Hunting Rig

This guest post and photos are by Hansi Johnson, Midwest Regional Director for the International Mountain Bicycling Association. Hansi lives up in Thomson, MN, a small town outside Duluth with quick access to heavenly pristine natural areas. Two years ago however my father was invited to join a hunt at a family farm in Winona. [...]

Deer are safe when I am in the woods

Below is an excerpt from a longer story with more photos about hunting by bike that will appear in the winter edition of the Bike Fed Magazine next month. The story will also include a feature about bird hunting on a full-camo Cogburn CB4 fatbike, written and photographed by Hansi Johnson, Midwest Regional Director for [...]

Sweaty Yeti Spawns FatBike Festival?

The fatbike scene is not a fad that is going away any time soon. Even though we are surely on the tail end of winter, it seems that with the number of fatbike-specific keeps on growing.  Based on attendance, there is more than enough interest among fatbike riders to gather together as frequently as possible [...]

Fat Biking in a New year

Last year at this time, Wisconsin winter was sweltering in record high temperatures and less than stellar snow conditions – all but shutting down most traditional winter activities.  Luckily, a fatbike addition to my stable of bikes made the season more than enjoyable, even if I rode alone on dirt instead of snow.  What a [...]

Fat-Bike Luge Run

“Luge Run.”  That’s all I could think of as I tried my best to keep the fatties centered on the frozen ice trough of a path I created riding a few days ago.  Earlier in the week, I had no intention of making this luge run, but temps that day hovered around 40, and the [...]