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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mosquito Creek Freshies

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Derek McClain. Derek’s a veteran of the WW photo feature bag. The picture, taken by a gnome, shows Derek shredding some powder and packing the line at Mosquito Creek Trails in Muskegon, Michigan after a fresh dump of snow early January 2022. #giddyup Feel free to download this image and use […]

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2022 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (CO)

The Cloud City Wheelers from Leadville Colorado hosts a fat-bike race series that starts in January and goes all the way into April! http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race For more information visit – – http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was […]

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4th Annual Fatathlon Fat Bike/Cornhole Biathlon (WI)

Saturday, January 15, 2022 This truly is a one-of-a-kind event, the 4th annual Fat Bike and Cornhole Biathlon. Ride 2 laps of the new and improved, well-groomed Shannon Lake Trail as fast as you can. Then, see if you can improve that record time through the cornhole toss! Every hit improves your time. What a […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Looking back at 2021

Our long-time amigo, Jeff Price stitched together a 2021 compilation, shot through the eyes of his menagerie of lenses with the Welsh landscape and his bikes playing leading roles in the series of films that document his missions. Jeff has had his own byline here on the site for many years and he recently related […]

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Triple D (IA)

Join the circus! January 15th, 2022 You have to love an event that calls itself a three-ring circus! Triple D has a long history and a unique culture. Some years back, the race was sold to a new group and I lost touch with how that worked out. The new race promoters contacted us with […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lake Michigan Sunset

Our final Wallpaper Wednesday of 2021 comes to us from Derek McClain. Derek hails from Muskegon on the shores of Lake Michigan. He shot this December Sunset at the Old Sand Docks on the beach and added…”Shredding Fat Down by da beach Mon!” #yesyes Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos […]

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2022 Powder Keg Snowshoe & Bike & Ski Race (WI)

Have you always dreamed of being a fat-bike triathlete? This is your chance to make that happen. Snowshoes, Fat-Bikes, and Nordic Skiis raced separately or all together in a virtual and in-person format make the Powder Keg an event that’s truly special. My idea of a Triathalon would include fat-bikes, photography, and coffee outside. I […]

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Fatties by Candlelight (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information December 29th, 2021 This looks like a great event up in the Northwoods. There are far too few events like this for folks that don’t enjoy racing. Group rides are all about fun and riding with your friends. This one looks like a real good time. What could be […]

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How To: Winterize your Bike Helmet

We’re right in the transition period between late autumn and early winter, so I found myself seeking the best way to keep my head warm and still continue to wear a helmet. It seems a pretty simple thing to do, however, I’ve found it difficult to find a helmet/hat combination that can perform as well […]

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New Pivot Les Fat

It’s been about a year since I visited the Bicycle Doctor to check out the 2021 Pivot Les Fat. (Now I work there part-time) When I showed up to work last week, there was a size medium 2022 Pivot Les Fat, resplendent in Forest Sage Green hanging in the work stand. Dan was building it […]

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Third Coast Beach Safari

One of our Grand Rapids amigos, Thom Goodyke gave me the thumbs up, when I asked him about beach riding conditions on the Michigan side of the Great Lake with the same name. That set my imagination on fire with fat-bike-beach images from the past. I cut my teeth riding mountain bikes in the Wolverine […]

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Bad back bikepacking!

We all love making plans and love it even more when they work out for the good. However sometimes things don’t go as planned and that’s a real bummer! Last weekend saw me have a couple of spare days to go out bikepacking in some fine weather here in Snowdonia. I had a route in […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #114 – Sam D Joins Us Live and Chewey Calls In

Show #114  5/26/21 Talkin’ Schmack Tony rode his e-bike without E! OH MY. Why I like conversion vs turn key.Sven is headed to MPLS, AGAIN!New episode of Chewey’s Salon Chair with BMX Brad on fullspectrumcycling.com – https://fullspectrumcycling.com/cheweys-salon-chair-5-bmx-brad-covid-schwinns-and-hockey-chatter/ Moving the shop early?? Got a door, now for the POWER!Buy some stuff to help with the move!Sam’s Sturdy Bag […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Full Spectrum Cycling #102 – Seeley Dave Up Nort Report and The Usual

Show #102 – 3/3/21 – Seeley Dave Schlabowske joins the boys for a chat about springtime in CAMBA land. Talkin’ Schmack! eBike Shoe?? – https://electricbikeaction.com/fizik-launches-a-new-e-bike-specific-trail-shoe/ Blackburn at Walmart – Ugh! – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/02/24/blackburn-accessories-will-be-available-walmart#.YEAYmC1h08Y Gravel news – https://bikeportland.org/2021/03/01/storm-related-gravel-wreaks-havoc-on-portland-bikeways-327318 Wuckfinter 2021 dance party featuring JK Livin’! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE1jnO38b9A&t=1120sBorn-again Biking Buttigieg – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/03/03/buttigieg-brings-bike-friendly-outlook-us-dot Show Guest – Seeley Dave Schlabowske with a CAMBA […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #101 – Big Sexy in Florida!

Show #101 – 2/24/21 Show Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Becker Consider donating to Big Sexy and Heather on their cross country journey!Venmo: Jason-Becker-60Paypal.me/Beckhouse504 Show Beer – This was a fridge cleaning episode!  Got a few rides in on the Port Washington beaches! Shit Worth Doin’ Friday Feb 26th, 27th, 28th – Sweaty Yeti Alt! […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #100 – Wayne Visits Before Heading West

Show #100 – One-Wheel Wayne stopped in today to chat rollin’, growin’, traveling and other topics of great import. Talkin’ Schmack EDC Mention in this story, sort of – https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/house-of-rad-first-look Jeff Jones embraces eBikes! – https://www.jonesmotorbikes.com Jones LWB HD/e video – https://youtu.be/fNUb8ltroaw Holy shit is this just another BABY MAKER https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/ride1up-roadster-v2-review-the-995-belt-drive-electric-bike-you-need-to-know-about/Draisine anniversary – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/wooden-running-machine-was-your-fixies-great-great-grandpa-180962152/Bike hunters – https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a35429606/stolen-bicycle-theft-vanmoof-bike-hunters/ Show […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #97 – Milwaukee Transplant Dan Sipin Calls in From Anchorage

Show #97 1/27/21 – While Sven JK and Tony languish in the snow globe reality of a Milwaukee Winter, Milwaukee transplant and newly minted Anchorage resident, Dan Sipin, calls the boys to discuss him move, impressions of the bike scene in Anchorage and other valuable topics! Electricification of the Schlick Water Buffalo long tail fatbike […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #95 – Sam D in the Studio and DFL on the Horn!

Show #95 – Sven, JK and Tony welcome Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio while Dave Fuckin’ Lunz calls in with some field reporting. Talkin’ Schmack Dan in AnchorageNo fatbikes up there, no lights evenPort Washington beach reportNY Man Sues Trek for $5M Over WaveCel Helmet Claims – https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-news/ny-man-sues-trek-for-5m-over-wavecel-helmet-claims/ https://www.designboom.com/design/clip-e-bike-conversion-kit-01-09-2021/ https://www.clip.bike  Show Guest – Sam […]

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Full Spectrum Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske CAMBA Executive Director

Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske, the new, as of the first of the year, Executive Director of CAMBA, (Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association), calls-in from beautiful Seeley, WI where he is making his new home and posting videos of the trails! As usual, Sven, JK and Tony do their foolishness! Festive Nomad! Talkin’ Schmack […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #93 – Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other Musings

12/30/20 Show #93 Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other MusingsDangle Supply – https://danglesupply.com/products/dark-lords-darkest-ti-cobb WMSE.org Store – https://www.wmse.org/store/  Show Guest – Well, next week it will be CAMBA’s new Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske! JK with Accumulation Ale, WMSE bandana and RW24 shirt! Show Beer New Belgium Accumulation White IPA6.2% abvhttps://www.newbelgium.com/beer/accumulation/ Shit worth Doin Polar Plunge watch […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #92 – Underwear Ride’s Steve Roche is in Studio and Chewey Checks in

For Show #92 we are joined in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio by Steve Roche, long time Milwaukee cyclist and the originator and organizer of the Underwear Ride as well as a call-in from Chewey. Talkin’ Schmack Xmas/Holiday Greetings55 on Wednesday! Cold acomin’Got the new issue of Bikepacking Journal on WednesdayNew podcast studio at the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #91 – No Sams Were Harmed in the Making of This Show

12/16/20 – Show #91.7 Talkin’ Schmack Kung Fu Christmas approaching?Progress at the new space vanmageddonMoonlander maintenance, indeed any steel frame you ride in crappy condition Sven’s Chumba waiting for snow! Show Beer – Terrapin Dispensary 12-Pack https://www.terrapinbeer.com/dispensary-pack 6 of https://www.terrapinbeer.com/beer/jazz-cabbageJazz Cabbage hemp infused IPA is our dankest beer to date. Packing in our very own […]

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