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Full Spectrum Cycling #101 – Big Sexy in Florida!

Show #101 – 2/24/21 Show Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Becker Consider donating to Big Sexy and Heather on their cross country journey!Venmo: Jason-Becker-60Paypal.me/Beckhouse504 Show Beer – This was a fridge cleaning episode!  Got a few rides in on the Port Washington beaches! Shit Worth Doin’ Friday Feb 26th, 27th, 28th – Sweaty Yeti Alt! […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #100 – Wayne Visits Before Heading West

Show #100 – One-Wheel Wayne stopped in today to chat rollin’, growin’, traveling and other topics of great import. Talkin’ Schmack EDC Mention in this story, sort of – https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/house-of-rad-first-look Jeff Jones embraces eBikes! – https://www.jonesmotorbikes.com Jones LWB HD/e video – https://youtu.be/fNUb8ltroaw Holy shit is this just another BABY MAKER https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/ride1up-roadster-v2-review-the-995-belt-drive-electric-bike-you-need-to-know-about/Draisine anniversary – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/wooden-running-machine-was-your-fixies-great-great-grandpa-180962152/Bike hunters – https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a35429606/stolen-bicycle-theft-vanmoof-bike-hunters/ Show […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #97 – Milwaukee Transplant Dan Sipin Calls in From Anchorage

Show #97 1/27/21 – While Sven JK and Tony languish in the snow globe reality of a Milwaukee Winter, Milwaukee transplant and newly minted Anchorage resident, Dan Sipin, calls the boys to discuss him move, impressions of the bike scene in Anchorage and other valuable topics! Electricification of the Schlick Water Buffalo long tail fatbike […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #95 – Sam D in the Studio and DFL on the Horn!

Show #95 – Sven, JK and Tony welcome Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio while Dave Fuckin’ Lunz calls in with some field reporting. Talkin’ Schmack Dan in AnchorageNo fatbikes up there, no lights evenPort Washington beach reportNY Man Sues Trek for $5M Over WaveCel Helmet Claims – https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-news/ny-man-sues-trek-for-5m-over-wavecel-helmet-claims/ https://www.designboom.com/design/clip-e-bike-conversion-kit-01-09-2021/ https://www.clip.bike  Show Guest – Sam […]

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Full Spectrum Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske CAMBA Executive Director

Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske, the new, as of the first of the year, Executive Director of CAMBA, (Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association), calls-in from beautiful Seeley, WI where he is making his new home and posting videos of the trails! As usual, Sven, JK and Tony do their foolishness! Festive Nomad! Talkin’ Schmack […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #93 – Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other Musings

12/30/20 Show #93 Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other MusingsDangle Supply – https://danglesupply.com/products/dark-lords-darkest-ti-cobb WMSE.org Store – https://www.wmse.org/store/  Show Guest – Well, next week it will be CAMBA’s new Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske! JK with Accumulation Ale, WMSE bandana and RW24 shirt! Show Beer New Belgium Accumulation White IPA6.2% abvhttps://www.newbelgium.com/beer/accumulation/ Shit worth Doin Polar Plunge watch […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #92 – Underwear Ride’s Steve Roche is in Studio and Chewey Checks in

For Show #92 we are joined in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio by Steve Roche, long time Milwaukee cyclist and the originator and organizer of the Underwear Ride as well as a call-in from Chewey. Talkin’ Schmack Xmas/Holiday Greetings55 on Wednesday! Cold acomin’Got the new issue of Bikepacking Journal on WednesdayNew podcast studio at the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #91 – No Sams Were Harmed in the Making of This Show

12/16/20 – Show #91.7 Talkin’ Schmack Kung Fu Christmas approaching?Progress at the new space vanmageddonMoonlander maintenance, indeed any steel frame you ride in crappy condition Sven’s Chumba waiting for snow! Show Beer – Terrapin Dispensary 12-Pack https://www.terrapinbeer.com/dispensary-pack 6 of https://www.terrapinbeer.com/beer/jazz-cabbageJazz Cabbage hemp infused IPA is our dankest beer to date. Packing in our very own […]

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Surface 604 E-Fatbike Review – Part 1 – Urban Assault and City Riding

Surface 604 Boar Fatbike We reviewed the previous model of Surface 604’s Boar Fatbike way back in 2015! The new version has some significant upgrades to the already well thought out design. Besides the immediately noticeable Kryptek Highlander Camo color, enhancements for 2020 Boar include: Smoother Torque Sensing Pedal AssistA revised Color LCD display/dashboardRefined Geometry […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #87 – We Talk With New CAMBA ED Dave Schlabowske

JT and Sam D join Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we chat with new Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske. Talkin’ Schmack Waffle House Beer with Bacon! – https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/16/us/waffle-house-bacon-beer-trnd/index.html Closest Waffle House to us 5 hours away in Toledo where 475 and 80/90 meet!How an eBike […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #83 – Fatbikes Selling Fast – Upcoming Events – Rift IPA – eBike Chat

10/21/20 – Show #83 finds Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio. New Sturdy Bag Designs OrderSam’s custom frame bageBike Chat Sam’s (From Show #82) well-traveled Fuji Touring bike. Talkin’ Schmack Show Beer – Central Waters Rift IPA  Over five breeds of heron have made their home in the Great Rift Valley […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #82 – Sam Mentkowski Joins the Guys to Chat Cycling

From the Everyday Cycles Studio in Riverwest, Milwaukee, WI we welcome Sam Mentkowski to the show and, of course, talk cycling. JK styling with his Lowside Talkin’ Schmack New cycling site – https://cyclingindependent.com Neck Gaiters vs Masks for COVID protection? – https://www.gearpatrol.com/fitness/health-wellness/a34236764/neck-gaiter-study/ EVH Passing – archived MSE Show on 10/12/20 – https://www.wmse.org/program/the-rock-ride/ David Byrne’s American Utopia – Premier […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #80 – We Catch Up With Shannon and Big Sexy Reaches His 27th State Capitol

Shannon Chapwesk provides call-in goodness while Sven, JK and Tony languish in the studio. And Big Sexy reaches his 27th state capitol, yesterday! Tony out testing the Surface 604 Boar. Talkin’ Schmack Ride With GPS has a new “Heat Map” feature – the heatmap highlights were people actually ride.https://ridewithgps.com/news/4931-introducing-the-ride-with-gps-heatmap https://ridewithgps.com/heatmap Garret had his last Mountain Bike event […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling # 79 – Ian Klepetar From Bike Benefits is Back in Wisconsin While JT Hovers in the Background

Ian Klepetar from Bicycle Benefits is back in Wisconsin and chats up Sven, JK and Tony while Trusky joins us at the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio as well, sans microphone. Looks like we’ve gotta look in to how to get another guest on the show! Sometimes 4 just isn’t enough. Talkin’ Schmack Reader’s Rig: Dave’s […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #77 – JK’s Birthday – Zion Trippery – Steel is Real Prep

Sven, JK and Tony are in Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we revel in the glory of JK’s birthday, chat about his recent Zion trip, recount another Steel is Real recon ride, talk electric bikes like the Surface 604 Boar fatbike and other nonsense you’ll just have to listed to to appreciate. Playing in Honey […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #76 – John Trusky Joins the Guys in the Studio

Cycling industry veteran, John Trusky, joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Studio. JT Talkin’ Schmack Another excuse for a ride SIR reconJK’s got a new Lowside!Demo Wyatt Maverick Fatbike Medium with Wren Inverted Suspension Fork – SOLD!Petrruchi vs Yngwei Jen’s bike was stolen!USBR 30 and reroute, when the ferry isn’t running, 230 are […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #71 – CheeseJump and RW24 Wrap Up

Talkin’ Schmack RW24 recapPimpin’ All Hail the Black MarketIt’s a bike, it’s a boat, it’s electric! – https://www.zeltini.com/en/product/z-triton/ Deck recombobulation50 pounds for cyclists – https://www.tetongravity.com/story/bike/the-uk-government-is-issuing-50-vouchers-to-fix-your-bike Chewey’s got a podcasting rig! Things we dig (or to be determined moniker) Sven – Peak Designs – Everyday Backpack – https://www.peakdesign.com/products/everyday-backpack JK – (my new speaker https://ecoxgear.com/shop/ecoedge-2/) JK’s new speaker. […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #68 – Chewey Gets Sue Popcorn and Needs to Talk eBikes!

Chewey made the trip over from Rochester to join Sven, JK and Tony in the studio for much needed discussions on the state of eBikes, Santa Rampaging, popcorn and other world-shaping topics. Have a listen, won’t you? Talkin’ Schmack Yes, we do! Show Guest – Ron “Chewey” Moffit Show Beer Multiple beers from LTS Brewing […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #67 – Dave in the Studio – Jason’s Back on the Road

7/1/2020 Show #67 Dave Schlabowske joins Sven ant Tony in the studio while JK takes a leisurely drive around Lake Michigan. Jason checks in from Merrill, WI and other foolishness. No JKMilwaukee by Bike Statue RideSPD Sandals are backMaverickBox Prime 9The Oriental Theatre Tiny Library is back.Tighten Tony’s freewheel Show Guest – Dave Schlabowske sitting […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #66 – Black is Beautiful Ride and Daniel in the Studio!

Talkin’ Schmack Tire and rim compatibility no mas Extraterrestrial and Velocity Blunt SSCan we take a moment to talk about how cool E-Bikes are?I can push the button!  He Can!How about that Black is Beautiful Ride?  WOW oh F’in WOWHELD’S IS BACK BABYFratney-Wright Bike Boulevard construction begins today (I texted you the picture, no direct […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #65 – Zito in the House and Milwaukee by Bike

6/17/2020 Show #65 Chris Zito joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio to talk statues, Milwaukee by Bike and other important things! Zito bagged the Gandhi statue at the Milwaukee Courthouse Talking Schmack https://www.madisonbikes.org/madison_ranked_second_best_biking_cityGarrett’s NICA Team is Adventure this year, no racingNational Beer Day is/was MondayLocust St is crazy againNew windows […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #63 – Protests in our Neighborhood – Jason has Stories!

Jim’s Rohloff-equipped Schlick Cycles Northpaw Fatbike JK on furlough – donation experiment?ProtestsWhat do we do?What local organizations can we support?The show must go on??https://www.fattiretour.com/milwaukee2020/  I’ve been struggling on how to articulate what I feel about recent events and the ongoing struggles of many people in marginalized parts of our society. The folks at bikepacking.com have […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #62 – Talking with Dave Schlabowske – SDC in the Northwoods

Join Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio as we welcome call-in guest, Dave Schlabowske, as we explore Wisconsin’s Northwoods, waterfalls and learn about Socially Distant Camping in the time of the pandemic. Talking Schmack Sunrise has been sold! Our local convenience store has a new owner.Bye Bye Bombora! I wanted to […]

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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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