Welcome to the premiere of the Danger Gnome Podcast. We welcome the Godfather of the modern Omni-Terrain Bicycle and Owner of Fatback Bikes, Greg Matyas to the show. Andy Tubesing from bikestud.com talks with us about the myriad of stud choices that cyclists have to choose from these days and then Arrowhead 135 Champion, Jorden Wakeley joins us to talk about bike racing and what to do when gnomes attack.
Greg Matyas – owner of Fatback Bikes
Susitna 100 – http://www.susitna100.com/
Iditarod Trail Invitational – http://www.iditarodtrailinvitational.com/
Johnny 5’s – https://terrenetires.com/pages/johnny5
Trio Fatbike World Championships in Talkeetna AK – https://www.facebook.com/events/367531987337440/
Andy Tubesing – owner of bikestud.com
So many different Studs
What makes a good stud?
Stud installation tips – https://bikestud.com/pages/stud-installation
Break-in period (seating the studs in the pockets)
more info – bikestud.com
Jorden Wakeley – Two Time Arrowhead 135 Champion
Fatback Corvus FLT – https://shop.fatbackbikes.com/corvus-flt.html
Bike Bag Dude – https://www.bikebagdude.com/
45Nrth Husker Du 26 x 4.8 Tires – https://45nrth.com/products/husker-du-4point8
Northbound Outfitters – Grayling, Michigan – http://www.northboundoutfittersmi.com/
QBP Community Grant now accepting applications
The QBP Community Grant helps bike shops create real change in their communities through funding retailer-led initiatives that support increasing ridership among diverse and/or underserved populations, youth ridership, bicycle infrastructure, or educational programs.
The $50,000 grant pool is made up of donations from Dealer’s Choice brands, and the QBP Fund. Individual award amounts will vary based on the number of selected projects and project scale.
- Applications open: February 18, 2019
- Initial proposal due: March 18, 2019
- Notification of initial proposal results: April 1, 2019
- Full application due: April 15, 2019
- Grants awarded: May 1, 2019
To learn more about the grant or to apply, click here.