Author Archive | Sven Haamer

Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-25-14 – Show #14

Weekly Dose of Fat for Friday, July 25th, 2014 – Show #14   Intro The sponsor of this episode of the Weekly Dose of Fat – is Surly Bikes Beer Segment Colin and Gomez get all indigenous with New Glarus Brewing’s Dubbel. Sven did his local beer sampling the previous night in Lucas, […]

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2015 Salsa Bucksaw

You probably knew this was coming but just in case you didn’t, here are pix and specs on the new full suspension fat-bike from Salsa called the Bucksaw. We will be up on the mountain and Snowbasin riding this bad boy today! Look for first impressions later on. 2015 Salsa Bucksaw Bucksaw is Salsa’s full-suspension […]

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New 2015 Salsa Blackborow from SaddleDrive

We will be checking this new Expidetion Fat-bike from Salsa, called the Blackborow, later today at Saddle Drive in Utah. Meanwhile, here is a peek at what this new fat-bike is all about. 2015 Salsa Blackborow Off-Road Exploration / Ultimate Flotation / Off-Road Expedition Blackborow is Salsa’s expedition fatbike, designed to provide maximum flotation on […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-19-14 – Show #13

Weekly Dose of Fat for Saturday – July 19th, 2014 – Show #13 Intro This weeks show is sponsored by Surly Bike’s all steel, built like a brick (bleep) house line of bicicletas at Beer Segment Sven had Odell Brewing Company’s Loose Leaf Session Ale Gomez and Colin were drankin’ Furthermore Brewing’s Fatty […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-11-14 Show #12

Weekly Dose of Fat Friday – July 11th, 2014 – Show #12 Intro This weeks show is sponsored by The Surly Krampus, Full Time – All Steel – Back-beat at   Beer Talk – This week’s beer is Boulevard Brewing’s 80 Acre Ale Sponsor RSD Bikes David Gabrys Interview Weekly Dose of News Jr. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-5-14 Show #11

  Weekly Dose of Fat – Saturday – July 5th, 2014 – Show #11   This weeks show is sponsored by The Surly Pugsly OPs – Check it out! - This show is a special Birthday tribute to Sven and los ustados unidos de america. We’ve got an interview with one of the owners of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-14-14 – Show #8

Weekly Dose of Fat for SATURDAY – June 14th, 2014 – Show #8 Intro The sponsor of today’s radio show is the ubiquitous Surly Bikes. Positive vibrations to long time amigo Ricky DeLayos. He’s waiting for the final tests to come back to see if he has Lyme Disease. Welcome to show #8! We’ve […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bruneau Dunes

Jason sent us this drop-barred Pugsley from a trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park in Southern Idaho. Shown here getting ready to ride up the tallest single structure sand dune in North America at 470 feet tall. Photographer Peter Neisen. This week’s photo worked best in the above format. Just click on the image above to open the […]

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SE Bikes F@E Fat-bike

Our friends up at ZuZu Pedals in Port Washington, WI got in a couple of the new, $899 MSRP, SE Bikes F@E and they lent me one for a first look. This is not meant to be an exhaustive review but we wanted to get a look a what $899 can get you in a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Air Colin

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday came from a photo shoot on some local Milwaukee River trails. Air Colin, and photographer Luke Mouradian, found a cool bump jump and shot some images. We really liked this one! Thanks, Luke and Colin! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link […]

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Borealis 150mm Thru Axle Front Hub

  Aris has a RockShox Bluto on the way but the SRAM mothership was all out of compatible front hubs so all it took was a call to Adam at Borealis Bikes, problem solved! Adam sent us one of their new Borealis 150mm Thru Axle Front Hubs! This isn’t simply a 135mm thru axle hub […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Dawn Patrol

  Deputy Director of the Wisconsin Bike Federation, Dave Schlabowske, called the Dawn Patrol ride this past Memorial Day and a group of us met at 5AM so that Dave, also an excellent photographer, could capture this image for today’s Wallpaper Wednesday. After the photo shoot, we had a great ride along the shore of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 5-24-14 – Show #5

Weekly Dose of Fat – 5-24-14 – Show #5 Intro This week’s show is sponsored by Surly. There’s a bit of anti dis establishmentarianism in every spoonful of Surly Bikes. Check them out at  - This week’s show is sponsored by Surly. On the show today We’ve got some site enhancements to talk about […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Winter in Winnipeg

  Sharla sent this week’s Wallpaper photo in and says: With Winnipeg as a backdrop, I’m riding along the Red River as she meanders through Winnipeg. An ice trail on the river parallels my ride all the way into town. This was taken early March with temps in the 10 deg F range. To download, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Nicolas Redux!

You may remember a wallpaper from Nicolas a couple of months back. He sent us a photo of his Caribou from the French Ski Resort Les 2 Alpes in the French Alps (Click here). This weeks wallpaper is again from Nicolas and in the same basic location but with a spring feel. Compare the 2! We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-biking in New Jersey

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from Lance in New Jersey. He says: After a long, snowy winter, I took advantage of a brief spell of warm, sunny 65º weather on my 9:Zero:7, in the sandy pines at Allaire State Forest, NJ. The conditions were excellent in the well-drained, sandy soil, providing a welcome respite to […]

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Seen at NAHBS – Groovy Cycles 29+

Rody Walter’s Groovy Cycleworks custom fabricates bicycles, bars, stems and cranks along with other specialty, one off cycling gear. With Rody being the sole builder and fabricator, they truly are unique, made to order projects. I’ve worked with Rody in the past for a set of LUV Handles handle bars for one of my rides […]

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Bordo Lock Contest Winner

We have a winner in our Bordo Big lock contest! Mike from Cleveland will be receiving a Bordo Big and the jaunty ABUS hat. Thanks to all who participated. Here is the winning Limerick: Here here here Bordo Big Beer beer beer take a swig Because rides are fun when You have a tallboy or […]

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