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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 into a conversation about the Complete Streets program designed to integrate cycling, pedestrians and cars in a safe and efficient environment. Dig!
Also, thanks very much to Dave for this week’s photos!
- ITI Starts March 1st – Track it here – http://trackleaders.com – Toni Lund is on the roster this year!
- Doom and Gloom or Click Bait – The Plus Tire Trend is Deflating – Plus tires are dead now too? https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-news/the-plus-tire-trend-died-quickly-and-29ers-are-continuing-to-push-27-5-out-of-the-picture/
- Frosty Hog Recap – https://www.southshorecyclery.com/events/south-shore-frosty-hog-pg347.htm
- JK ran in to a guy who witnessed the Great Polar Bear Ragdoll ride 9ish years ago. (Wish I could find a stretcher picture!)
- The “Milwaukee Slide” – https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/2019/07/12/using-bikes-lanes-passing-lanes-has-earned-its-own-nickname-the-milwaukee-slide/1698585001/
- Mike brought us Big Head (like from Silicon Valley?) Brewing Hazy Double IPA – Wauwatosa, WI
- Double IPA (2XIPA) is brewed with generous amounts of Citra and Azacca hops.
- 8.2% ABV
- 55 IBU
- Minocqua, WI – Rip, Zip and Sip Fatbike Race – 2/29/20 – With a LeMans style start and sledding to finish, this one of a kind fat bike race is a blast! 7K and 21K lengths. – https://www.bikereg.com/big-m-firetower-fat-bike-race
Later in the Year
- Hayward, WI – Leprechaun Chase at the Polish Fat Bike Trails – 3/15/20 – https://www.facebook.com/events/1302500363285052/
- Wrightsville, NC – US Open Fat Bike Beach Championships – 3/28/20 – https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/WrightsvilleBeach/USOpenFatbikeBeachChampionship
- Video from the 2017 event! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oh2e4STzgWM
- Justin Timberline bday on the horizon
Call In Line: 717-727-2453 – Give it a ring 7PM to 7:30PM CST on Wednesday evenings.
Super duper cute dog! Oh yea, bikes and camping too.