Months of dreaming, researching, purchasing, discussing, arguing, pfaffing, practicing and more pfaffing resulted in our first Fatpacking weekend. Our odd couple Matt and Mark used gravel bikes to carry super light camping kit; riding a 110 km route from Meadows to Deep Creek’s Tapanappa Campground. Aspiring Fatpackers Bob and Rob escorted them part of the … More Fatpacking Fatties First Fling
This combo lock from Knog (Melbourne company) is a great low cost investment to give you peace of mind at the coffee shop from a brazen grab and run bike thief . Fits easy in a jersey pocket and is very lightweight. I have one and give it a big thumbs up. https://www.knog.com.au/milkman-combo.htm
As we begin to leave Winter behind and dust off the bikes for Spring, it’s a good time to refresh your memory of the Fatboy’s ‘Ten Commandments’ to safe and fun riding. Go to the Safety Checklist tab. ‘FB’ our safety conscious gumboot wearing Mascot will be updating the Pig Pen over the coming months … More Dusting off the cobwebs
Well what a record of achievement for the 3 Fatboys parents at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. 1. Gold Medal in the swimming-Jesse Aungles S8 Mens 200m Individual Medley. 2. Bronze Medal in the Womens Marathon- Jessica Trengove. 3. 6th place in the Womens Road Race-Tiffanny Cromwell who was very much instrumental in helping her … More Huge Games Success for Fatboy Off-spring!
Jesse Aungles – Swimming Proud father – Alan Aungles Jesse Aungles is an SM8 para sport swimmer competing in the 200m individual medley. His first swimming competition was at the age of nine. He has been a swimmer at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra since finishing school at 18. At the 2014 Pan Pacific … More Talented Fatboy Off-spring flying the flag for Australia in Brisbane.
Whilst we realise many aspire to wear the fashionable lycra of the Fat MAMIL we don’t have Fatboy jerseys available to the general public. Despite the unprecedented level of interest in Fatboy merchandise and franchise opportunities since the release of MAMIL, we have decided to continue our humble ways and forgo the financial opportunity offered … More Fatboys forgo financial and franchising opportunities in search of a frugal future.
6 confusing cycling situations explained Our experts explain the rules for overtaking cyclists, riding on footpaths and more. Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 We take a look at six tricky cycling situations to help clear up any confusion that can arise when sharing our roads and footpaths. 1. Who gives way when a car needs … More The RAA explains 6 confusing cycling situations.
Aided by some glorious festive weather, a desire to avoid setting up the weber and seemingly futile attempts to offload some of the Christmas carbs the Fatboys have been out in-force on Xmas Day and Boxing Day.
The long route to the Greenman Inn for dinner – eight starters from OTR Belair Rd at 6am on a cool summer’s morning . The forecast heat was, however, ominous. Three more joined us at Willunga (J Mullan, M Mullan and S O’Callaghan). Mike Mullan and Shan’s cameo was short, very short actually (20km?). … More 300 done and dusted for 2017