Fat bikes—big, lumbering mountain bikes with double-wide tires—rolled off the frozen Alaskan steppes a decade ago, but the world is just starting to take notice. Cyclists are now riding them on sand and singletrack, where the massive tires roll over obstacles with ease. Specialized’s Fatboy line (including the Pro, which you can see and read about here) is evidence that the mainstream is ready to ride where no bike has gone before. Ready to ride? Here's all the gear you need to tackle any trail.
The best shoes, jersey, helmet and more bike gear you need before you hit the trails.