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The Danger Gnome Podcast Show No. 1 – Fatback’s Greg Matyas – The BikeStud.com & AH135 Two Time Champ Jorden Wakeley

Fat & Single – photo by Ronsta

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

Rhino FLT – https://shop.fatbackbikes.com/fatback-bicycles-rhino-flt.html

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)

Stud Tools

more info – bikestud.com

Jorden Wakeley – Two Time Arrowhead 135 Champion

photo courtesy of Fatback Bikes

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.

Program Dates

  •         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.

 

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2 Responses to The Danger Gnome Podcast Show No. 1 – Fatback’s Greg Matyas – The BikeStud.com & AH135 Two Time Champ Jorden Wakeley

  1. Jay Cable March 1, 2019 at 12:42 pm #

    If you are still looking for reviews, I would be willing to review (and ride them 🙂 ) them for the rest of our winter.

  2. Kitteh Ward March 5, 2019 at 5:49 pm #

    Very informative segment on studding tires. I know what to do different next time. Thanks!