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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #12 – St Paddy’s Day Rides

Playing bikes on the skating rink – Photo courtesy of Fyxation! Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #12 Justin Timberline’s REAL Birthday Ride Growler Holder – http://growlergrabber.com The best cycling route from the Eastside MKE to McBob’s St Paddy’s Day Parade – Windy and Rainy Held’s Beef Jerky Our Beer – Founder’s All Day IPA There’s always […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #11 – Nuke Plant Ride in Zion

Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #11 – Nuke Plant Ride in Zion On today’s show: Tony’s furnace Zion Fat Sundays Ride at Illinois Beach State Park zioncyclery.com Dave Video The Old Zion Nuke Plant White Castle New In the Everyday Cycles Shop Club Ride Spring/Summer 2019 Clothing RoadRunner Bags Black Husky Godfather Beer Growler Grabber https://growlergrabber.com […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #9 – We got snow!

Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #9 – We got snow! Going to Swingin’ Door! https://www.swingindoorexchange.com  Tire talk Kenda Juggernaut Dillinger 5 Colds a coming! Orange Seal Sub Zero Smelling Muc-Off Chumba Ti Stella coming into the house! http://chumbausa.com Chumba Ursa Major https://everydaycycles.com/collections/frames/products/ursa-major-titanium-fatbike-frame Rinding on the The People’s Riverwest Ice Rink Who’s not comfy? Lentil, Lentil, Lentil! […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18

Everyday Cycles Radio – Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18 Welcome to the Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast from the Everyday Cycles Studio at our Riverwest shop. Sven and JK in the studio. Setting up the studio discussion Joe visited the shop today – Rides from here to Minocqua on his Salsa Mukluk Bohemian Rhapsody […]

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Green Guru Tubular Insulated Can Sleeve and Sixer 6-pack Insulated Top Tube Holder Review

I’ve been using Green Guru Gear for a few years now and believe in their Made in Colorado (USA), upcycle/recycle philosophy. Before Davidson, the head honcho at Green Guru, contacted me about checking out their Tubular Insulated Can Sleeve and Sixer 6-pack Insulated Top Tube Holder, I had plenty of experience with the various pouches […]

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Review – 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever

Howdy fat-bike friends! Our friend from out Ogden way, Mr. Mark Peterson, put together this review of Paul Component Engineering’s 2017 Klamper brake and their Canti-Lever. Form NAHBS to the trails, Mark has the scoop! 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever Review – By Mark Peterson I have been a longtime fan of Paul Component’s. I have […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Show 125 – Surly’s Paul Zeigle and 2017 Fat Bike Birkie Women’s Champ Leia Schneeberger

Greg shot this photo during a fat-bike trip to Spencer Glacier in Alaska.  Honestly, Greg says, I have no idea how the original settlers survived without fat bikes! The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 125 – Friday, March 24th 2017 Surly’s Paul Zeigle and 2017 Fat Bike Birkie Women’s Champ Leia Schneeberger We’ve got […]

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Aris Shreds the Fatback Skookum

After I spent some time getting initial impressions of the Fatback Skookum we had in for testing (you can see the Fatback Skookum Product Spotlight here) I wanted a guy with mad skills to spend some time with the bike and Aristotle Peters is one of those guys. Aris was one of the first people […]

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Showers Pass Torch Jacket

We gave tester Chris Zito a Showers Pass Torch Jacket to test a while back. Chris is an avid fat-biker and also a messenger riding daily and year ’round in Milwaukee so let’s check out his report on the Torch! I’m assuming that I was gifted this assignment because of the nature of my current […]

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Utah Sweaty Yeti 2017

Longtime Fat-biker and Ogden, Utah resident, Mark Peterson sent us this report on the 2017 Utah Sweaty Yeti! Fat-biking has grown dramatically in Utah over the past 5 years. There have been many individuals and organizations that have helped the growth of the local Fat-biking scene. The most important factor, for me personally, has been […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 2-17-17

Fat-bike Radio will be back next week with Show #123 and special guest, points leader in the Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series, Mr. Nick Holzem, the Event of the Week, Questions from Listeners, Zito and more! Event of the Week Bike Across the Bay – Washburn, WI – Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 The North Coast […]

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Product Spotlight – Fatback Skookum

The Fatback Skookum is a carbon-framed, 5-inch platform fat-bike aimed squarely at the 4-season crowd. The Skookum was my favorite fat-bike at Interbike when it was introduced and the opportunity to ride one for a few weeks came as a welcome surprise thanks to “Fuzzy” John at Fatback. Our test Fatback Skookum came packed in […]

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Weekly Dose of Bruce – 1-6-17

We find ourselves, once again, in prime time, fat-bike race season! There’s an event every weekend, between now and the Ides of March. This week, I worked on my travel schedule and I’m visiting Michigan and Minnesota for starters, but first……we’re going to slip over the border and record the Weekly Dose of Fat Show […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat (2016 Review) – 12-30-16

  Well, boys and girls, we’ve reached the end of another beautiful and interesting trip around the sun (best Dirty Harry voice) and this being the final installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat, the most powerful dose of fat-bike news, rants, and adventure in the World; You’ve gotta ask yourself one question…..are fat-bikes still fun […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 12-23-16

Tristan Klien showing the kids how it’s done at the post-race festivities during Urban Jungle Cross 5 in MKE. Tristan is co-owner at Coast In Bikes in Milwaukee. The photo was shot by Dale Reince. Fat-bike Links Tyninghame sands – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/12/tyninghame-sands.html Jill talks about a music playlist for Iditarod. – http://www.jilloutside.com/2016/12/2016-iditarod-playlist.html How to build a fat-bike groomer – http://stjlabs.com/teachers/tc2/tc2_files/HowtoBuildourGroomer.pdf […]

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