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    Bucksaw Bikepacking

    The Salsa Bucksaw made an appearance for this local bikepacking trip under the gaze of Wales’s highest mountain, Snowdon.

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summer Cool Down

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Justin VanAlstyne. Justin’s rides out of Fort Collins, Colorado and he’s a WW veteran. It’s nice to think about a cold sunny Winter ride when it’s a hundred and seven degrees outside. It’s not even the fattest day of the year (here in the Northern Hemisphere) and […]

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Fatback Big Su Carbon Wheel Review

A quality Carbon Fiber Wheelset can significantly improve the ride feel of a fat-bike. Reducing rotational mass on a fat-bike is more important than say on a road bike because of the size (and weight) of fat-bike tires. Lightweight wheels provide a similar feeling that you get when you go tubeless but, by my estimation, […]

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Foto Gordo – Faturday Morning Biketoons

We’re experiencing a little instant Summer in the Big Whiskey. I hope it works out better than instant coffee. I remember as a kid trying to get up early and catch Tom Slick or the Banana Splits on the tube with a big bowl of fruit loops in my lap. Well, Foto Gordo is sort […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gnome Sane?

Nick Barbetta sent us a couple of shots from New Mexico so that we could feature his Surly Wednesday on Wallpaper Wednesday. Here’s what Nick had to say about his photo “Arizona Trail and Cabezon Peak New Mexico and my Surly Wednesday. Gnome-sane?” I think I smell what Nick’s got cook’n. #gnomemountain #gnomesforpeace #gnomesandwich #gnomehusbandry […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Junkyard Goat

Our gnome cousin, Joe (from Iowa) shared some pixels of #bikefun con bicis gordas en Mitchell County with us for this splendid display of #fourseasonfatbikes and #fatbikefunskis. It’s Fat Tuesday here in America’s Dairyland and I hear the singletrack calling, so till, well probably tomorrow…¡buenos gnomos amigos! Would you share your Klunk, Plus or Fat […]

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Foto Gordo – FYF!

It’s Friday and if you’re in the US, it’s a holiday weekend that officially launches what most people consider Summer vacation season! So let’s celebrate Summer with a shot from Nick Barbetta. This is Nick’s OG, Robin’s egg blue Wednesday in the Rio Grande Gorge, near Taos, New Mexico all loaded with gnomes and ready […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #114 – Sam D Joins Us Live and Chewey Calls In

Show #114  5/26/21 Talkin’ Schmack Tony rode his e-bike without E! OH MY. Why I like conversion vs turn key.Sven is headed to MPLS, AGAIN!New episode of Chewey’s Salon Chair with BMX Brad on fullspectrumcycling.com – https://fullspectrumcycling.com/cheweys-salon-chair-5-bmx-brad-covid-schwinns-and-hockey-chatter/ Moving the shop early?? Got a door, now for the POWER!Buy some stuff to help with the move!Sam’s Sturdy Bag […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday

Today we celebrate our readers with some photos of their rides and a few words about the sort of bike fun that happens out there in the real world. Ya know…the good stuff! Let’s start off and get verticle…. Meade Anderson sent us a picture of his Jones LWB Plusbike leaned up against an ancient […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Canyons

Nobody loves a good four season fat-bike video more than your tio gomez! Today’s video was shot near some of the canyons in Socorro NM. They say that it’s groovy fat bike territory with miles and miles of sandy trails. It’s the kind of place where if you want to go and explore this area […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #113 – Sooo Much Goodness!

Show #113 – 5/21/21 – Sven, JK and Tony come to you this week from the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio  Sven’s Schlick Cycles Klunker Talkin’ Schmack SvenWent to MinneapolisWent to LaCrosseWent to DecorahNewish Couch Flambeau EP – Bunny Hideout – 8 songs, 18 minutes!12-inch 45rpmMilwaukee basedDrummer is our neighbor Rusty! Where can we buy the […]

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Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves

As soon as I read about these new gloves from Giro and Elastic Interface I wanted to give them a try. The Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves are the first glove that utilizes a new seamless molded one-piece palm created by Elastic Interface. I’m familiar with Elastic Interface’s molded padding from wearing their chamois in Gore […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Granite Hot Springs

Erik Steele sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with a delightful tale of fat-bike fun from the cowboy state. Hello it’s Erik Steele and I have a few Photos I’d like to share! My riding friends and I did an awesome fat bike ride into a hot spring just outside of Jackson Hole Wyoming called Granite Hot […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #112 – Sam McMahon in the Studio – Big Sexy in New York

Show #112 – Sam McMahon (and his dog, Stu) joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we check in with Big Sexy in New York. Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ SvenGoing to DecorahGoing to MinneapolisGoing to LaCrosseTony’s pushups?The Cream City Hostel is going to be a Sober recovery […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday -Flower Power

Spring has sprung and my daily rides are rife with the delightful scent of plant sex. The hummingbirds have returned to our garden and overnight temps, well they’re still below freezing, but that’s what makes us Northerners tough and keeps palm trees from growing. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from our amigo Bill Hartz. Bill […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fatnau!

Rick Harrison is based near the Black Forest in Germany. I’m in a bike gang called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. It’s nice when life provides just a smidge of far-flung symmetry. It’s what keeps me going…well, that and blueberry waffles. Rick sent us some vid and photos and we sent him some of our […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #111 – Star Wars Week With JT and the Crew

Show #111 – JT joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for some spirited banter! Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ ReTodd has passed – Steel is Real, Paris Catacombs Kick Ass by Antoni Villoni – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drSu3kkwYUEGoing to DecorahTony’s pushupsBrompton Bicycle Expands Product Lineup at REI – Nooooo!!! Show Guest – […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ ¡Cinco de Mayo!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of the Myrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. Outfitted by 66°North, the Icelandic outerwear brand, Chris and fellow adventurers Rebecca Rusch and Angus Morton traversed a new route self-sufficiently tracing a line from […]

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Single(speed) and Free(wheel)

What can I say that hasn’t already been said?Singlespeeders get off moreLess Gears, More BeersI’m too dumb to shift Pick one and be done – gear that is. As far as I know, my first bike was a single speed and maybe yours was too. The concept is the same, why pay extra for something […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #110 – JT in the Studio – Allroy from Ontario – Big Sexy in Virginia Beach

John Trusky joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and we have a chat with Allroy from Ontario and check in with Big Sexy who is in Virginia Beach this week. Talkin’ Schmack Around the HoodBlack House on Holtonkitchen/Referee @ TracksTaco Truck @ BliffertSpinner visited this weekChris From Psychic Derailleur Guest […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from JohnClimber

JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Camelback Rogue Light Review by Thumbelena

Joining Camelbak’s lineup this spring is the Rogue Light: A minimal pack available in a women’s specific and unisex design that has just the right amount of space to carry the essentials without holding you back! Fit/Comfort The pack utilizes body mapping technology, Air Support Light Back Panel, and a ventilated/mesh harness to fit the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #109 – Chewey in Moab – Big Sexy on Ocracoke Island

Show #109 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we welcome Chewey from Moab and Big Sexy from Ocracoke Island. Talkin’ Schmack Oshkosh Bike EventVienna ave beer garden this SaturdayCAMBA Trail Conditions – https://cambatrails.org/trails/trail-conditions/ Doom Bars for your Klunker – A COVID story, somewhat – https://www.doombars.com – also, Gomez may […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Home Skillet

A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – East Peak Resort

Rich Loftin shared his video of a gorgeous day of Snowcat shuttled fat biking from East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska. Do you feel the need for speed? I was thinking about how this would be if it were all CRUST! Rich is all about inspiring others to get out and enjoy the outdoors. He […]

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