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Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-14-14 – with Eric Sovern – Show #8

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Weekly Dose of Fat for SATURDAY – June 14th, 2014 – Show #8

Intro

The sponsor of today’s radio show is the ubiquitous Surly Bikes. http://surlybikes.com

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 got one hell of a show for you boys and girls!

Sven and I are joined in the studio – by our amigo, Colin!

  • S – We’ve have Eric Sovern as our special guest this week
  • G – He’s so dreammy
  • S – Sov will be sharing all the secrets of one of his fat-bikes with us
  • G – I wonder which fatty he’ll choose to bring to the table
  • S – We’ll bring you all into the test kitchen and share a fat bowl of what’s cook’n
  • G – We’re bringing back some links to share with our readers
  • C – and this week, I brought the beer, so stand back!

What’s in the fat-bike radio cooler this week? Lakefront IPA – http://www.lakefrontbrewery.com

Beer Talk

Check out 1 Up USA for the best car rack solutions – www.1upusa.com

Special Guest Eric Sovern from Surly talks about Decorah, Dirt Burger and Ice Cream Trucks.

Texas Pete Hot Sauce – http://texaspete.com

Test Link Kitchen

Check out the new Battle Axe Fatbike from the folks at Soma Fabrications.
http://somafab.blogspot.com/2014/06/soma-battleaxe-fatbike-frameset.html

Telephone Interview with Wade Whitmire about thee 4th rendition of the Ocean Shores Gathering by clicking the event link in the show notes.
https://www.facebook.com/events/295748610585174/

Ventana is working on a Fat Tandem and a Ventana Mountain Bikes Dual Suspension fatty that hasn’t quite made it out of his head and onto drawings quite yet.
http://www.ventanausa.com/

Jim Degracia at Jade Cycles and he told me that He’s in production with a full Carbon Fat-bike frame and fork that will sell under his Whisper cycles brand. He’s currently making a batch of 17 and 19 inch frames that should be on shore in time for this winter. Jim said the 19” frame should weigh about 1200 grams. – http://jadecycles.com/index.php

If you’d like to make a guest appearance on the Weekly Dose of Fat, contact info@fat-bike.com and we’ll see what we can do.

Thanks to our sponsor – Surly Bikes!

Thanks again to our Special Guest, Eric Sovern and be sure to tune in next week, when we welcome Bill Fleming from 9:Zero:7 to the radio program.

This weeks contest was guessing the weight of Gomez’ 3 dogs, the winner is Joseph DiBernardo with a guess of 319 lbs .

He won:

  • S –  A Surly Knard Tire
  • G – A Borealis Fat Bikes Shot Glass
  • S – A HED Cycling Bottle Opener
  • G – A Fat-Bike Limited Edition FUGLY Embroidered Cycling Cap –
  • S – A Fat-Bike Black Ops Patch and a New Holland Brewing Pint glass
  • G – and some industrial strenth – groovy vibes

All Joseph has to do is contact us at info@fat-bike.com and we’ll send out your bonus prize package!

See, yah!

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