Chris Daisy owns Zion Cyclery and knew he wanted a Borealis Yampa carbon fat-bike the moment he saw it and so put in a preorder for the frame, set about getting the parts together and this is the result. A man of few words, Chris had the following to say about his 24.9 lb creation: […]
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Northpaw Components recently introduced its new Northpaw-29+ bicycle rim, a 47mm, 29’er sized version of the Popular Northpaw-S rim that will be available at the end of April. The new rim will come in Black, Gunmetal or Silver and sell for $149. While the development of the Northpaw-29+ was spurred by the inevitable availability of […]
Back in November we sent avid Detroit commuter and all-season cyclist, Chris Cunnington, a set of Grip Studs to test out and here is what he has to report so far. Thanks to the guys at Fat-bike.com I was sent some Grip Studs traction studs to evaluate. I have previous experience with 26×2.25 mountain bike […]
Greg from Schlick Cycles sent us these photos of a custom-built Northpaw fat-bike with a Gates Belt Drive, a Rohloff Speedhub and a SRAM Dyno front hub that they built for a rider in Eastern Michigan. Initial reports from the owner are very favorable and, as with all fat-bikes, he is amazed at the number […]
Ecrito y fotografiado por Julio y Gomez Julio caught ‘beach-fever’ sometime last year and he’s been planning a fat-pack ever since. Somewhere along the line this summer, we agreed to take a little fat-bike adventure together and this is our beach-rat, ride report. We figured the weather could get dicey in late October, so we kept […]
Dave Schlabowske, Communications Director for the Bike Federation of Wisconsin sent us this write up on his belt-drive, internally-geared fat bike! Very cool, Dave! I caught Fatbike Fever earlier this year so I went to see Dr. Greg Smith of Schlick Cycles who prescribed a cure in the form of an Orange Schlick Northpaw. There are […]
A Northpaw in its natural habitat. A wintery ride along the Milwaukee River last winter brings thoughts of winter yet to arrive this year. Feel free to download it and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. Check out other fat-bike […]
This fat-bike/hunting article about a trip to Wisconsin’s Northwoods over Thanksgiving Weekend is a guest post reprinted with permission from Dave Schlabowske, Communications Director for the Bike Federation of Wisconsin. Thanks, Dave! I am back from hunting in Peeksville, where I used my Schlick Cycles Northpaw to ride out to my deer stand. We had […]
I shot this while I was on vacation with the family at the Elroy – Sparta bike trail in Western Wisconsin. The 32-mile Elroy – Sparta trail has three tunnels on it and this shot was at the western end of Tunnel 2. The ambient, outside temperature was a humid 80 degrees or so but […]
Edit of a FatBike beach ride promo video.
Dave and I riding my Schlick Cycles Northpaw FatBike at Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Milwaukee. Fatties aren’t just for snow!