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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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Fat (video) Tuesday – Skinny Fat?

Having embarked upon a journey to reduce the width of my Krampus wheels from 45mm to 32mm, this video rung some bells for a small portion of my brain cells. Calvin and Ben from Park Tool take a Surly Ice Cream Truck and build a set of sew-up road wheels for it. We’re always happy […]

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Cedaero Top Tube Pack Review by Dustin Marsh

Cedaero Tank Top Bolt-on Pack final thoughts I always carry too much stuff on my rides. A full-frame pack just doesn’t cut it some days. When I ordered my custom frame pack from Cedaero Bags, I had them sew up a Tank Top Pack to match. I’ll consider them as enablers for my pack-rat ways. […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – Travis’s Garage Session(s)

In case you haven’t heard, I boxed up Ten Beers and the podcast gear and flew up to Anchorage Alaska earlier this month and I visited our Fatbassador to Alaska and the Yukon Territories, Travis Hubbard and his wife Lorrie. Travis’s Garage is somewhat legendary. It’s where Travis became a regular call-in guest on the […]

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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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Wallpaper Wednesday – That Confounded Bridge

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Steffen Hautala. Steffen started tagging us in his Instagram photos and we totally dig his style! This is a shot of his Gavia fat-bike taken earlier this month in Storvika, Nordland, Norway. Slap this up on your computer desktop and show the office that you’re a card-carrying […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Campbell Tract – Alaska

A fun cruise around the Campbell Tract in Anchorage last Saturday with our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis. Travis and I were joined by Ken Best and videographer, Al Heckart along with Ken’s pooch, Violet. It turned out to be a perfect bluebird day with low winds and temps in the twenties. Alaska in March can […]

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Artist Profile – Garret Olson – by JP Syverud

Editor’s Note – Garret Olson gets the Artist Profile treatment today from Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot – JP Syverud. Garret is no stranger to the Fat-Bike department of stickers and decals. Before we take a look at JP’s artistic experiment, let’s visit some of Garret’s talented artistic expressions that we’ve turned into stickers. Toast […]

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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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Wallpaper Wednesday – Double-Wide

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is Brandon Bender’s sophomore feature and is what you’d call a ‘double-wide trailer’ sort of opus. Brandon sized and cropped the photo such that it will perfectly fill dual 1920×1080 monitors side by side. The location of the shot is one of my favorite beach towns on the other side of the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Saratoga Fat Bike Rally

Last week we shared Bob Rainville’s recap of the Saratoga Fat Bike Rally and today we’re featuring a video report from the event that comes to us from David Boshek and North Country MTB. Happy Tuesday! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The […]

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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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Why Cycles Introduces the Wayward V2

(Carbondale, CO 3/5/20) – Why Cycles received a ton of feedback from a multitude of amazing adventurers with their OG Wayward and the V2 is the product of them listening to real-world input and making a few tweaks to make their Ti adventure sled even better! The Wayward V2 is still the same 29+ adventure […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – produced by Maine Public Television

Brian Bechard from Main Public sent us this week’s FvT feature. It’s a video that he put together for the local PBS affiliate in Portland, ME. This is what Brian shared about his video presentation about Fat-Biking in Maine. Each season more and more miles of trails are groomed exclusively for fat tire winter cycling […]

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Nation’s largest fat bike beach race returns to NC

Bikers line up for elite division race in 2019 – Courtesy Robert B Butler An interview with Shawn Spencer, Race Director WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA – The US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, the largest beach race in the nation, returns to Wrightsville Beach the weekend of March 27-29, 2020. “The growth of the Fat […]

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The Dose – Leia’s Polar Roll 3-Peat!

Leia Schneeberger at last weekend’s Sweaty Yeti Race – photo by Bethany Raven We talk with Leia Schneeberger about her third win at the Polar Roll and get reactions from Todd Poquette – 906 Adventure Team Director, along with George Kapitz, the owner of the Broken Spoke Bike Studio. We also talk with Andy Tetmeyer […]

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Adam Blake’s PNEU Podcast with 45NRTH/Teravail

Scott Patterson & Chelsea Strate Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast is back with the crew from 45NRTH and Teravail. Adam is joined by Scott Patterson, Chelsea Strate, and Stephen Wilcox. The show was recorded at the Quality Bicycle Products World Headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota. Adam and his guests talk about tires (duh) and winter cycling apparel, […]

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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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Steadyrack Fat Rack Review

As owner of a new garage (and house), I’ve been trying to sort out the bike storage situation.  I figured I should get it right the first time instead of the hodgepodge that inevitably comes to the surface.  In the past, I’ve used the ubiquitous garage utility hooks, Gladiator bike hooks, and Delta Cycles hanger.  […]

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The Real Sweaty Yeti – Leap Day 2020 (WI)

Click HERE for more information If you’re looking for an event that has retained it’s ‘old-school’ vibe from the golden age of Wisconsin Fat-Bike Racing, you’ve found your event with the Sweaty Yeti. The lemans start is signaled with a muzzle-loader fired into the air. The local brewery comes out with a keg and Chalet […]

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The Real Fat Tuesday

Dr. John – Iko Iko – spurred a thought in my imagination that could possibly address the rumblings that folks from around the interwebs share with us about the timing of Global Fat Bike Day and the dicey conditions that early December can sometimes present. Fat Tuesday is the perfect new International Fat-Bike Holiday! Two […]

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The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds

Some years back, Dave Ochs, John Norton, and Steve Kaczmarek helped start the Borealis Fatbike World Championships. The race is in its 5th year and over 750 riders participated in the elite division with over 1,400 competitors toeing the line in all of the various races during the four-day celebration. Crested Butte is a gorgeous […]

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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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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Finland

Winter fat-biking in Ruka Finland by Pekka Lintusaari. Vuoden ensimmäiset tunnit kuluivat sähkö-fatbiken selässä Rukatunturin kupeessa! Merkattu reitti kulkee nimellä Pyhän Jyssäys Pikku Pyhävaaralle josta kiertää takaisin kohti Rukan hiihtokeskusta reitin lähtöpaikalle. Tämä on mun ehdottomia suosikkireittejäni. (Mahdollisuus kiertää myös lyhyempänä “Hirsilammen talvireitti”) Pistä kommenttia, jos tykkäsit maisemista! Ootko muuten jo testannut sähköfatbikea? I spent […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Winter Camp Cuyuna – Dan Mutz talks Full Suspension Foes – Fuzzy John with Old Man Mtn and Fatassador Travis

https://www.2020wintercamp.com/ Winter Camp Cuyuna with Chris Rourke of the Angry Catfish in Minneapolis & Dan Jurek of the True North Basecamp in Cuyuna Angry Catfish – https://www.angrycatfishbicycle.com/ True North Basecamp – https://www.truenorthbasecamp.com/ Red Raven – https://www.redraven.bike/ Cuyuna – https://cuyunalakes.com/visitor-guide/ Dan Mutz – That’s the 5″ Travel Foes Racing Mutz Full Suspension Fat-Bike that wears Dan’s […]

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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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Artist Spotlight – Ryan Thibault (new sticker)

One of the true blessings in life is art! We’ve always tried to keep a steady stream of cool cartoonists and illustrators working on a virtual parade of fat-bike stickers that we’ve given away over the years. Year after year, I’d see these incredible event posters that were illustrated by Ryan Thibault. One way or […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Haven

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Brandon Bender from over in Michigan. This is what Brandon shared about his photo. Ayyye.  Attached are a few pictures I took on the Lake Michigan shore near Grand Haven, MI..  When the trails are trashed here in west Michigan, the beach is the next go-to when […]

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