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Wallpaper Wednesday from Italy

Hi all, I’m Mirko from Italy. My Wallpaper Wednesday was taken from “Madonna del Giogo” above beautiful Iseo Lake in Franciacorta ( famous for white sparkling wine!) 80km east from Milan. It’s a beautiful 9km path with 800mt+ climbing as many other local hills are no higher than 1200mt and you can enjoy rides of […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #61 – Tony Wasn’t Going to be Here but He Was – Jason in Illinois

Sven’s Schlick Cycles Tashunka 29+ overlooking Milwaukee in restful repose. Talking Schmack The 4.3 meter (or 14.1 foot) Social Distandem – https://www.bikeradar.com/news/social-distandem/RainFratney Active Street – https://activestreets.mailchimpsites.com Bifocal Media – https://bifocalmedia.com/Bifocal_Media/WINDHAND_T_SHIRT.html Donate to WMSE, the best radio station in the world! – http://wmse.org Call-in Guest – Jason Beckhouse Soma Gator bars on a Rohloff Schlick Northpaw. Show Beer Three […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #60 – On the Road with Jason “Big Sexy” Beckhouse

Sven’s Chumba Stella Ti. Currently setup as 27+ Talking Schmack I pre-ordered my Wisconsin BikeFed sweat pants – https://wisconsinbikefed.org/uncategorized/bike-to-work-at-home-soft-pants-sale/ Say Bye to DaveWheels for Jason Call-in Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Beckhouse Jason’s proposed route on his Schwinn Meridian tricycle, Heather. Visiting state capitols! Getting this Crust Bombora ready to build! Show Beer Wizard Staff from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday AK Jay – No. 9

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from AK Jay! Jay Cable grew up in Skagway, Alaska, and learned to love the outdoors by accompanying his dad, a ranger, on the Chilkoot Trail.  For the past twenty-five years he’s lived in Fairbanks.  His hobbies are riding bikes and raising twins. One twin says: “He likes […]

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Fat Tribe Friday! New Hampshire – California – Massachusetts – Michigan – Colorado – Wisconsin – Alabama

Fat-Tribe Friday is back with a coast to coast – North, East, South & West – all across the US representation of fun on bikes! Bob Bernoth is a fan of our Podcasts from New Hampshire. Dudley also hails from the Granite State and he sent us some pretty hilarious stuff along with this shot […]

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Niche Bike News – Ritchey Outback V2 – Kindernay IGH – Tifosi Sledge – New Moots – Wolftooth Gold – Silca Super Secret Lube – Pirelli Tires – Stashers Contest Winners

Ritchey Outback V2 Tom Ritchey rides about 10,000 miles (16,000 km) per year, and most of that is off-road. Combine that with his more than 40 years of designing and building bicycles, and it’s no wonder the Outback has become an icon in the gritty world of gravel and adventure bikes. Updated for 2020, the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #58 – Caitlin from Sufferfest Brewing and Jake from Wis BikeFed

Sven, JK and Tony are in the studio today and welcome call-ins from Caitlin Landesberg CEO of Sufferfest Brewing and Jake Newborn from Wisconsin BikeFed. Sven’s new mask from a local craftswoman. Look for more masks in future episodes as we try models from Swrve, North St Bags and more! Talking Schmack Val Kilmer bookBackyard […]

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(bikenerd) 29+ Wheelset – RaceFace AC 35 Rims, DT Comp Spokes & White Industries M16 Hubs

If you follow the site, you may have seen Bikenerd’s Plus Bike Editorial that we published at the end of 2019 and maybe you’ve been following some of the podcast discussions that we’ve had with Adam Blake about plus bike rim width. After digesting all of that information, I decided to have Adam build a […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #57 – JRA on a Wednesday Night at the Shop

Diggin’ our Wyatt Maverick fatbike with the Wren inverted suspension fork! Talking Schmack RAGBRAI Cancelled (last week of July)4/20 Day – What did you guys do?4/22 Earth DayWill this really be the final days to purchase a Babymaker?  What about the BM Pro?Cycling related companies making masksNorth Street – https://northstbags.com/products/cotton-face-mask Swrve – https://swrve.us/collections/masks Oveja Negra – https://www.ovejanegrabikepacking.com/collections/apparel/products/mask Andrew […]

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First Look – Framed Basswood Gravel Bike

The next chapter in my adventures as a bicycle journalist puts me astride a Basswood carbon gravel bike from our amigos at Framed Bikes! The Basswood that we’re testing is also equipped with a set of Pub carbon wheels. The whole build is festooned with name brand components and the bike is a gorgeous gloss […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #56 – Fire, Skulls and Money – COVID-19 – 414 and 420

Sven, JK and Tony are in the Riverwest Studio at Everyday Cycles this week, once again discussing the week’s news, happenings and, maybe, a bit about cycling. Talking Schmack Evers shuts down State Parkshttps://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/tony-evers-closes-40-state-parks-recreation-areas-due-to-covid-19/article_e9d695a8-e01a-57a2-ac29-1fb933835cc9.html Including Lakeshore State Park right here in MKEAre County Parks Next? If the Disc Golfers have anything to do with it, yes! […]

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Stashers Bag Review by Andy Amstutz

Bags…Bags…get ya bags here.  I have fallen in love with bags on my bikes.  What used to be a simple “under the saddle” bag with a tube, tire lever, multi-tool and maybe some CO2, has evolved into carrying keys, phones, pumps, snacks and oh, maybe, just possibly, a few adult beverages for the mid-ride social […]

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Bontrager Adventure Wear Preview by Greg Gentle

Many of us are feeling trapped amidst growing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether you’re under a complete Stay-At-Home Directive, or a simply observing sensible social distance guidelines, this whole experience is pushing our capacity to stay positive.  Under normal circumstances this time of year I seek inspiration from the Spring classics like Strada-Bianche, […]

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Wyatt Maverick Review by Aristotle Peters

Wyatt Maverick Full Review I have had the privilege of riding the new Wyatt Maverick for the majority of the winter.  This is the second iteration of their Maverick Fat-bike that is meant for all-around getting rowdy.  I was able to ride the first generation of this fat-bike for a couple of races last year, […]

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Niche Bike News – Klunkers – Gravel – Wide Drops – Birds – Film – Contest

Simple #klunkybuttsauce If you wanna know the truth behind the core motivation behind this new NBN series, then you need to look no farther than the bicycle in the photo above. Do you klunk? Are you at least klunk curious? I’ve been a fan of curved tubed bikes like this since I was a kid […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #55 – Tim from Black Husky Brewing Talks Bikes and Beer

Tim Eichinger from Black Husky Brewing joins Sevn, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for stimulating conversation about bikes, beer and…religion??? JK and Sven want you to be safe! Wear your masks if appropriate. Talking Schmack Anyone done any Virtual riding or other events?Kim West’s Internet Coffee Shop on FacebookShould we start […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our Fatbassador to New York, Roberto Rainville! Bob calls this one “Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck”. It was shot on an abandoned wood-planked bridge that crosses the North Branch of the Saranac River in Onchiota, NY. The Loon Lake Mountains overlook Mud Pond in the background. Got […]

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