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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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Küat’s new Transfer v2 Bike Rack

Küat’s most popular rack has been updated and now comes in multiple configurations with the ability to hold 1 to 4 bikes with wheel bases ranging from 18″ to 52″. Below is a press release about the new upgrade. NEWS RELEASE     The Küat Transfer Rack Gets the v2 Upgrade  The Transfer v2 Boasts Increased Capability […]

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Super Sparrow bottles

For the past few weeks I’ve been using these Super Sparrow water bottles after they dropped into Wales. Super Sparrow was founded in 2015 with the aim of providing people with the ability to easily enjoy both hot and cold drinks and always stay hydrated on-the-go. The bottles I chose to test were a 500ml Sports […]

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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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Cedaero – Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest

It’s August! We commonly refer to late summer as the “Dog Days” of summer in our little slice of fat-bike paradise, so we decided to call our latest contest the Cedaero Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest. There will be a sweet grand prize package up for grabs for the winner. We’ll award the best photo […]

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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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Surly Crosscheck v3.0

There’s an enduring love for the type of bike that’s become popular recently under the heading ‘Gravel Bike’…distant cousin to the ‘Touring Bike’…influenced by European cyclocross and road bikes. Hell, Trek made their bones in that now-famous barn in Waterloo Wisconsin making steel touring bikes that allowed cyclists to roam the vast American landscape. A […]

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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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PDW/Tifosi CONTEST!!!

In our June contest, you can win a pair of PDW Hot Take bags and a rad pair of Tifosi Sledge Sunglasses! You can bet your studded tires that we’ll include a delightful array of fat-bike stickers to the winners’ prize packages as well. To enter send an email with your mailing address to gomez@fat-bike.com with June Contest in the […]

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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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Full Spectrum Cycling #60 – On the Road with Jason “Big Sexy” Beckhouse

Sven’s Chumba Stella Ti. Currently setup as 27+ Talking Schmack I pre-ordered my Wisconsin BikeFed sweat pants – https://wisconsinbikefed.org/uncategorized/bike-to-work-at-home-soft-pants-sale/ Say Bye to DaveWheels for Jason Call-in Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Beckhouse Jason’s proposed route on his Schwinn Meridian tricycle, Heather. Visiting state capitols! Getting this Crust Bombora ready to build! Show Beer Wizard Staff from […]

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Niche Bike News – Ritchey Outback V2 – Kindernay IGH – Tifosi Sledge – New Moots – Wolftooth Gold – Silca Super Secret Lube – Pirelli Tires – Stashers Contest Winners

Ritchey Outback V2 Tom Ritchey rides about 10,000 miles (16,000 km) per year, and most of that is off-road. Combine that with his more than 40 years of designing and building bicycles, and it’s no wonder the Outback has become an icon in the gritty world of gravel and adventure bikes. Updated for 2020, the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #58 – Caitlin from Sufferfest Brewing and Jake from Wis BikeFed

Sven, JK and Tony are in the studio today and welcome call-ins from Caitlin Landesberg CEO of Sufferfest Brewing and Jake Newborn from Wisconsin BikeFed. Sven’s new mask from a local craftswoman. Look for more masks in future episodes as we try models from Swrve, North St Bags and more! Talking Schmack Val Kilmer bookBackyard […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #57 – JRA on a Wednesday Night at the Shop

Diggin’ our Wyatt Maverick fatbike with the Wren inverted suspension fork! Talking Schmack RAGBRAI Cancelled (last week of July)4/20 Day – What did you guys do?4/22 Earth DayWill this really be the final days to purchase a Babymaker?  What about the BM Pro?Cycling related companies making masksNorth Street – https://northstbags.com/products/cotton-face-mask Swrve – https://swrve.us/collections/masks Oveja Negra – https://www.ovejanegrabikepacking.com/collections/apparel/products/mask Andrew […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #56 – Fire, Skulls and Money – COVID-19 – 414 and 420

Sven, JK and Tony are in the Riverwest Studio at Everyday Cycles this week, once again discussing the week’s news, happenings and, maybe, a bit about cycling. Talking Schmack Evers shuts down State Parkshttps://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/tony-evers-closes-40-state-parks-recreation-areas-due-to-covid-19/article_e9d695a8-e01a-57a2-ac29-1fb933835cc9.html Including Lakeshore State Park right here in MKEAre County Parks Next? If the Disc Golfers have anything to do with it, yes! […]

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