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Northpaw Components Introduces 47mm 29-plus Rim

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 […]

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Grip Studs – Mid Season Report

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 I was sent some Grip Studs traction studs to evaluate. I have previous experience with 26×2.25 mountain bike […]

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Schlick Cycles Northpaw Rohloff

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 […]

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True Confessions of Two Fat-Bike-Beach-Rats

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Northpaw in the Winter

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 […]

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Weekend Bonus – Northpaw in the Northwoods

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 […]

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