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Fat (video) Tuesday – Canyons

Nobody loves a good four season fat-bike video more than your tio gomez! Today’s video was shot near some of the canyons in Socorro NM. They say that it’s groovy fat bike territory with miles and miles of sandy trails. It’s the kind of place where if you want to go and explore this area […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #113 – Sooo Much Goodness!

Show #113 – 5/21/21 – Sven, JK and Tony come to you this week from the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio  Sven’s Schlick Cycles Klunker Talkin’ Schmack SvenWent to MinneapolisWent to LaCrosseWent to DecorahNewish Couch Flambeau EP – Bunny Hideout – 8 songs, 18 minutes!12-inch 45rpmMilwaukee basedDrummer is our neighbor Rusty! Where can we buy the […]

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Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves

As soon as I read about these new gloves from Giro and Elastic Interface I wanted to give them a try. The Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves are the first glove that utilizes a new seamless molded one-piece palm created by Elastic Interface. I’m familiar with Elastic Interface’s molded padding from wearing their chamois in Gore […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Granite Hot Springs

Erik Steele sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with a delightful tale of fat-bike fun from the cowboy state. Hello it’s Erik Steele and I have a few Photos I’d like to share! My riding friends and I did an awesome fat bike ride into a hot spring just outside of Jackson Hole Wyoming called Granite Hot […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #112 – Sam McMahon in the Studio – Big Sexy in New York

Show #112 – Sam McMahon (and his dog, Stu) joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we check in with Big Sexy in New York. Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ SvenGoing to DecorahGoing to MinneapolisGoing to LaCrosseTony’s pushups?The Cream City Hostel is going to be a Sober recovery […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday -Flower Power

Spring has sprung and my daily rides are rife with the delightful scent of plant sex. The hummingbirds have returned to our garden and overnight temps, well they’re still below freezing, but that’s what makes us Northerners tough and keeps palm trees from growing. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from our amigo Bill Hartz. Bill […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fatnau!

Rick Harrison is based near the Black Forest in Germany. I’m in a bike gang called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. It’s nice when life provides just a smidge of far-flung symmetry. It’s what keeps me going…well, that and blueberry waffles. Rick sent us some vid and photos and we sent him some of our […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #111 – Star Wars Week With JT and the Crew

Show #111 – JT joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for some spirited banter! Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ ReTodd has passed – Steel is Real, Paris Catacombs Kick Ass by Antoni Villoni – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drSu3kkwYUEGoing to DecorahTony’s pushupsBrompton Bicycle Expands Product Lineup at REI – Nooooo!!! Show Guest – […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ ¡Cinco de Mayo!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of the Myrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. Outfitted by 66°North, the Icelandic outerwear brand, Chris and fellow adventurers Rebecca Rusch and Angus Morton traversed a new route self-sufficiently tracing a line from […]

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Single(speed) and Free(wheel)

What can I say that hasn’t already been said?Singlespeeders get off moreLess Gears, More BeersI’m too dumb to shift Pick one and be done – gear that is. As far as I know, my first bike was a single speed and maybe yours was too. The concept is the same, why pay extra for something […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #110 – JT in the Studio – Allroy from Ontario – Big Sexy in Virginia Beach

John Trusky joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and we have a chat with Allroy from Ontario and check in with Big Sexy who is in Virginia Beach this week. Talkin’ Schmack Around the HoodBlack House on Holtonkitchen/Referee @ TracksTaco Truck @ BliffertSpinner visited this weekChris From Psychic Derailleur Guest […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from JohnClimber

JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Camelback Rogue Light Review by Thumbelena

Joining Camelbak’s lineup this spring is the Rogue Light: A minimal pack available in a women’s specific and unisex design that has just the right amount of space to carry the essentials without holding you back! Fit/Comfort The pack utilizes body mapping technology, Air Support Light Back Panel, and a ventilated/mesh harness to fit the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #109 – Chewey in Moab – Big Sexy on Ocracoke Island

Show #109 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we welcome Chewey from Moab and Big Sexy from Ocracoke Island. Talkin’ Schmack Oshkosh Bike EventVienna ave beer garden this SaturdayCAMBA Trail Conditions – https://cambatrails.org/trails/trail-conditions/ Doom Bars for your Klunker – A COVID story, somewhat – https://www.doombars.com – also, Gomez may […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Home Skillet

A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – East Peak Resort

Rich Loftin shared his video of a gorgeous day of Snowcat shuttled fat biking from East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska. Do you feel the need for speed? I was thinking about how this would be if it were all CRUST! Rich is all about inspiring others to get out and enjoy the outdoors. He […]

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Klunkedelic – Doom Bars

Welcome back to Klunkedelic! This week we’ve got some bars that most definitely contain some klunk-DNA, but have huge cross-over to other bike niches like enduro, fat, mtb, and backpacking. Doom Bars is a small custom bar maker out of ABQ New Mexico. The man behind Doom is Keaton Haire and he’s agreed to share […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #108 – Joshua Sutton Joins the Show and a CAMBA Report From Seeley Dave

Show #108 – Joshua Sutton joins Sven, JK and Tony via the Everyday Cycles Call-in-Studio Call-in Line (717-727-2453) and Seeley Dave clues us into the conditions of CAMBA Land. Talkin’ Schmack Joshua Sutton is opening a new shop in ValpoIf you are in Milwaukee County – A bill has been introduced before the Milwaukee County […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rick Loftin Series

Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]

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Slate bivvy

I’ve had a busy few weeks getting some fine riding in and a few bivvies to make up for what I’ve missed doing the past few months. One of those bivvies was in my favourite place of Cwm Eigiau. Back in late March I posted a video https://fat-bike.com/2021/03/85-days/ of me checking out future over night […]

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Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season by Greg Gentle

Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season There is nothing worse than being under dressed for a long day in the saddle.  It is often the defining factor whether you’re going to enjoy the day or not. Last month I presented you with a few options to keep your lower half high and dry during the shoulder […]

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Fat Tribe Funskis

Lets put the ape back in April with another dose of Fat-Tribe Funskis, shall we? Charlie Vogel is from Marshalltown Iowa. That’s his blue Surly Wednesday harmonizing with some spring wildflowers. #putthewildinwildflowers Fatskey, 3 Farleys and 2 Sandworms – H. Trent from Athens, Tennesee Fat bike enthusiast Eric Olson’s Borealis from Colorado Springs.  Home of […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #107 – Big Sexy in Myrtle Beach

Show #107 – 4/7/21 – Sven, Tony and JK are, once again in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking the usual blathery and taking a call from Big Sexy who is lounging in Myrtle Beach! Talkin’ Schmack eBikes no longer defined as motor vehicles by the BLM  – https://electricbikeaction.com/e-bikes-no-longer-defined-as-motor-vehicles/ Decorah TripSarmas on then APeOther Brother Darryls on […]

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Revelate Nano Panniers

Revelate Nano Pannier Bikepacking has evolved over recent years from using panniers to strapping bags to various places on your bike. Panniers are still used but it’s mostly for touring as you can get away with filling them up and not worry too much about the weight. With that, there was a gap, a pannier […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #106 – Seeley Dave Chats AirBNB and Warm Weather Fatbike Racing

Show #106 – 3/31/21 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking their usual schmack and the welcome Seeley Dave Schlabowske to chat AirBNBs in the Northwoods, seedy (not Seeley) bars in NoWis, the prospects of a warm weather fatbike race and CAMBA trail conditions. Talkin’ Schmack https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-trails/support-backcountry-trails-while-making-new-memories-on-the-backcountry-bike-challenge/The Plywood Palace […]

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