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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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Full Spectrum Cycling #55 – Tim from Black Husky Brewing Talks Bikes and Beer

Tim Eichinger from Black Husky Brewing joins Sevn, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for stimulating conversation about bikes, beer and…religion??? JK and Sven want you to be safe! Wear your masks if appropriate. Talking Schmack Anyone done any Virtual riding or other events?Kim West’s Internet Coffee Shop on FacebookShould we start […]

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Niche Bike News – The Moment – Sram AXS – Terevail Tires – Surly Home Delivery – Global (online) Bike Festival – CONTEST!

Red Bull created a documentary film about the origins of Freeride MTB with interviews with Wade Simmons, Richie Schley, and Brett Tippe. The trailer is above and a link to the full-length film is below. I went down this rabbit hole and I was glad that I did! https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/films/the-moment?fbclid=IwAR3enabBhb4kqfBnqfhiZT-MCR6kym4raUY98RNW0jWa8afERzoZPwl_rgE Sram AXS SRAM’s AXS Web Ride […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #53 – Catching Up With Zito – Keep Pedaling!

Sven, JK and Tony practice social distancing in the studio while we welcome Zito for a chat through the magic of the interwebs. Sven’s Chumba Stella Ti 27-plus relaxing by the river. Talking Schmack Cycling effect on mental heath – https://blog.mapmyrun.com/how-cycling-can-improve-your-mental-health/Milwaukee’s Summerfest rescheduled for September and the format sucks!3 riders, Casey Fagerquist, Jill Martindale and […]

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Niche Bike News – US Open – USA Cycling – Old Man Mountain – Rocky Mtn/RaceFace Enduro Team

Due to the current state of Pandemic and numerous closures and in an abundace of precaution the 2020 race has been cancelled.      We are working on dates for the 2021 event and will make an announcement as soon as we lock it down.  When the date is decided (it is tidal dependant and […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #51 – Milwaukee by Bike – a Slab of Beef and Friday the 13th

Da Crew on a pre-ride of the first Milwaukee by Bike tour route. Starting up in April! Talking Schmack ITI Started March 1st – check out the tracker here – http://trackleaders.comCOVID-19 Milan – San Remo (first time since 1945) and Tirreno Adriatico cancelledNational Bike Summit in the DC area March 15-17 CANCELLED https://bikeleague.org/summitAfter a thorough review […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #50 – New Review Products – COVID-19 and an Everyday Hero

Tony and JK. The men behind the magic! Talking Schmack ITI Started March 1st – check out the tracker here – http://trackleaders.comConversation on cable routingCOVID-19 NAHBS postponed until AugustSea Otter to announce SOON.Dirt Rag Dirt Fest continuing as Raystown MTB Fest  – https://raystown.org/things-to-do/raystown-mountain-bike-fest Edge Cycling saddle review Physiosaddle – https://edge-cycling.com/products/physiosaddle In Bill Murray news – the Jeep eFat […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #49 – Winter Camping Report and Complete Streets With Dave Schlabowske

Dave Schlabowske joined Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio to talk about his recent trip to northern Wisconsin for a week of winter camping and fat-biking. Dave’s base of operations was ROAM Adventure Basecamp just outside Seeley, WI. Dave talks about his gear, his bikes and his dog! We then get […]

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Foto Gordo Contest Winner – Bob Rainville

Our Amigo from the Empire State, Bob Rainville also helps out with the Saratoga Fat Bike Festival in Up-State New York. Bob’s been kind enough to volunteer as an unofficial Fatbassador to New York and share some of his imaginative pixel arrangements, like the one above. Bob’s got one hell of an eye and a […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #48 – Polar Roll Recap with Chad and Dave

Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Studio where they welcome calls from davelunz.com and Chuck Willy to relive their back-of-the-pack Polar Roll experience! Out on frozen Lake Michigan with Mike and Mike! Talking Schmack Cold weather shtuff CABDA recapNot a ton of fatbikes. Mostly used for props for other products. Maybe it was […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #47 – Alpine Valley Downhill Report with Dave Lunz

Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles studio talking the usual schmack and host a call-in from DaveLunz.com about the Alpine Valley Ski Hill Downhill Snow Race. Snow day in Milwaukee visiting Bremen Cafe. Cold weather shtuff https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a30776702/cold-weather-cycling/Baguette math https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNrmOD7gWas&feature=youtu.beTony’s a working stiff again Long line at the Alpine Valley Ski Hill for the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #46 – Shannon Joins Us in the Studio!

Sven’s Wyatt Maverick at JP’s fat-bike race during Scandi Fest in Mt Horeb, WI Talking Schmack Sven went to the Scandahoovian Winter Festival Fat Bike Race that JP was the Race Director for in Mt Horeb, WI at the Norsk Golf Club – https://www.mhscandifest.com 50-degrees on Sunday and got the re-wheeled Tatanka sym out.https://milwaukeerecord.com/music/ned-flanders-metal-band-okilly-dokilly-will-return-to-cudahys-x-ray-arcade-may-2/Jeep jumps into […]

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