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    10 Reasons you need a fatbike

    We have compiled a list of ‘must ride’ places around the world, that only a fatbike is suited for.



    Silverback Fatbikes, Ireland

    1. Explore the beaches of Ireland

    The Wicklow coast of Ireland stretches the length of the country providing 60kms of spectacular scenery. The coastline covers soft sand, loose rocks, and puddles making it the perfect challenge for a fatbike.



    Silverback Fatbikes, Northern Lights in Finland



    2. Watch the Northern Lights in Finland

    Originally designed to ride in the snow, the 4” tires of a fatbike allow you to ride in spectacular places like the Finnish Taiga, along frozen lakes and through prehistoric forests to explore the untouched wilderness of Lapland. Book a night in a glass igloo and experience the Northern Lights, one of the world’s most incredible natural phenomena.


    3. Experience paradise in Mozambique

    Mozambique is the ultimate African beach getaway, pristine white sandy beaches, warm Indian ocean away from the madding crowds.

    A fatbike will allow you to access remote beaches. Take along a mask & snorkel, a fishing rod, surfboard or even just a picnic basket. If you are lucky, you might even encounter a turtle.



    Pedalling through the coastal paradise of Mozambique – Getaway



    4. Indulge in Swiss Chocolate

    Home to the annual Snow Bike Festival, Gstaad is perfectly equipped for fatbiking adventures. Fatbiking is permitted on the existing hiking routes and trails include some exciting downhill runs. After a day in the snow you can sit in front of the fire and try out the locally produced chocolates.



    Silverback Fatbikes, Switzerland



    5. Have fun in Dubai’s sand dunes

    With the monster tires of a fatbike, you can now explore areas of the desert previously off-limits. With sand dunes as far as the eye can see, a fatbike can provide endless fun. Book a night at one of the Desert Safaries and spend the night under the stars.


    Take along the S-Electro FAT to maximize the fun.


    6. Tour Canada in any season 

    No longer are you limited to riding trails in the summer, fatbiking allows adrenaline junkies to continue their riding through all seasons. Several bike parks are even creating fatbike dedicated winter trails.


    7. Enjoy the beaches of the French Riviera

    The French Riviera, known as one of the most incredible coastlines in the world with its pebble beaches and Crystal clear water is a perfect fatbike playground, allowing you to ride on the beach and through the coastal villages. You can not get the same views from a car, a bus or a train.



    Silverback Fatbikes, French Riveria



    8. Do the Yak Attack in Nepal

    An eight-stage mountain bike race like no other! The Yak Attack takes place in the Himalayan mountains and is one of the highest mountain bike races in the word. Weather conditions vary from hot and dusty to freezing cold with possible snow, the perfect playground for a fatbike.



    Silverback Fatbikes, Himalayan Mountains.


    9. Ride the Skeleton Coast of Namibia

    Known as the worlds largest shipping graveyard, the Skeleton Coast stretches the length of Namibia’s west coast. Most of this magnificent cost line is not accessible by vehicle and travelers wanting to experience the area need to do so by small aircraft. Taking along a fatbike so you can explore the dramatic desert and coastal scenery up close and personal.

    With over 500km of the desert landscape to cover the S-Electro Fat will help you cover more mileage in a day.


    10. Complete the Iditarod (or at least part of it)

    Now, this one might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it will truly be a once in a lifetime experience… and it’s only doable on a fatbike! The Iditarod is one of the most challenging experiences following the 1000mile route of a sled dog race in Alaska. The Iditarod can now also be completed on a fatbike.



    Silverback Fatbikes, Alaska