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Ross Took on the Fat Bike Birkie!

Our pal, Ross Matlock, took on the 47K Fat Bike Birkie last Saturday on one of our APes and had a great result! Facing a field that included a lot of the top fat-bike racers in the US, Ross finished 16th in his age group (Male 18-29) and 103rd overall out of 489 finishers. Congratulations, […]

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2013 Riverwest 24 Team A Champions!

After 24 hours of racing, over 280 miles of riding and 23 Bonus Check Points it all came down to one lap, and we had it! Riding a custom Schlick Cycles fat-bike, Team #1, AKA, Trippin’ the Fatty Boom Bastic, took 1st place in the coveted Team A class of the Riverwest 24. With over […]

RW24 Race Bike

RW24 Race Bike

This is our race bike for the Riverwest 24. A 24 hour bike race through the streets of the Riverwest neighborhood in Milwaukee. Custom designed for the event it will be ridden by our team of 6 riders in the Team A category (all riders must use the same bike). The bike is a combination […]

Biketobeerfest 2011

Biketobeerfest 2011

Over the October 1st weekend we had a great time at the Bear Paw Resort near Langlade/White Lake, WI for the LAMBA (Langlade Area Mountain Bike Association) fund raiser and general fun biking event. I arrived Friday and checked in with enough time to settle in a bit before the Friday evening night ride along […]

Full Moon Beach Ride - Redux

Full Moon Beach Ride – Redux

The first version was a blast! So we will do it again. Saturday, December 10 · 4:00pm – 10:00pm December 10th is a pretty cool day for a repeat because the sun sets at 4:17PM while the moon rise begins just a few minutes later at 4:30PM. My guess this time of the year is that if there […]

Heading to Chequamegon

Dave, Chad and I are heading to the northern reaches of Wisconsin of the Chequamegon Fat 40 event. We didn’t make it in this year so we will be doing some riding on the local trails, most likely Rock Lake and such. During the event look for us at Rosie’s Field as Dave has the […]

Gnome-Fest Ocho

Gnome-Fest Ocho

What a whirl weekend! From the registration/pre-event at the Sand Creek Brewing Company to the scraping of the tongue Sunday morning there was non-stop action. In fact, it is hard to remember parts of some of the days but I feel confident in saying that a good time was had by all. Here is a […]

2011 Riverwest 24

2011 Riverwest 24

RW24 2011 2011’s Riverwest 24 Hour Bike Race was one of a kind. Well, it was actually one of four kinds as this was the 4th year of the happening. I guess you could call it one of a kind though since it was considerably larger than in past years. With a feeling somewhere between […]

Heading to Riverwest24

Heading to Riverwest24

The event is tonight! Just have to finish getting the bars re-taped on the SuperFast and already have the ’96 Teesdale ready to go. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/riverwest-24 Check out this live Ustream channel from 7PM Friday to 7PM Saturday and see if you spot anyone you know! With 600-plus riders there will be a lot going on. […]

By the light of the (Full) Moon Ride

By the light of the (Full) Moon Ride

We’ll meet at the North Beach Parking lot in Port Washington at 7PM for a 7:38PM departure to coincide with the rising of the FULL MOON. We will head north for approximately 8.5 miles to the beach at Harrington Beach State park where we’ll hang out for a bit and make the return trip back […]

FatBike Beach Ride

FatBike Beach Ride

Tony and Ivan talk Northpaws About 20 FatBike riders, including 3 on Schlick Northpaws, met at Terry Andre State Park on the shore of Lake Michigan for some beach riding goodness. Starting at the beach parking lot at Terry Andre State Park, we headed south along the shore near the waterline. A light Southeast wind […]

Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee 2011 Recap

Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee 2011 Recap

FTTM XXVII went off on Saturday, June 18th with great weather, about 400 cyclists, several stops, music, barrel bashing, wheelies, wrestling and some quantity of beer consumed. Already can’t wait ’till next year. Probably best to just look at the pictures! Greg’s Flickr Set – http://www.flickr.com/photos/gasmith/sets/72157626996602306/ If you’ve got a photoset, shoot me a URL […]

Dirt Burger

Back from Dirt Burger in Decorah. A memorable weekend to be sure but I don’t remember all of it. I do remember the part where I gave the left ankle a twist while playing Disc Golf with Gunner at Luther. I remember the band and rain the night before. Both were fine by me. Pretty […]

FTTM XXVII - Route Info

FTTM XXVII – Route Info

From the eventmaster himself com these updates on the rout and the day’s festivities: People ask if they need a fat tire bike for FTTM.  Lots of people do the ride on skinny-tire bikes. The real off-road riding is on optional route loops. The main route is on streets or bike trails. You do have […]

Decorah Time Trial Results

Are posted on the Decorah Parks and Rec website right over here!

Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee XXVII

Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee XXVII

One of the Schlick Cycles crew’s favorite social cycling events is coming up on Saturday, June 18, the Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee! This is the 27th edition and just keeps getting better! The original crawl through Milwaukee’s underbelly celebrates its 27th year with a ride on the Hank Aaron State Trail, starting from Best […]

Pugsley World Championships 2011

Pugsley World Championships 2011

The weather for the 1st Pugsley World Championships, held in Decorah, IA, February 26th, 2011, couldn’t have been more appropriate. Race-time temps were about 15-degrees and there was a nice, steady snowfall of big, light flakes to add character. Even though he wasn’t feeling 100-percent, Schlick Cycles team rider Chad Wilson rode a Schlick Northpaw […]

Dates for New Belgium Urban Assault Rides in 2011

The 2011 dates and cities have been announced for the New Belgium Urban Assault Ride. The team scavenger hunt format, clues, and games at the stops would be exciting way to experience a new city! Sunday, March 20, 2011 – Tucson, AZ Sunday, May 15, 2011 – Madison, WI Sunday, May 22, 2011- Chicago, IL […]

2011 Bike Events in Decorah, IA

2011 Bike Events in Decorah, IA

Our friends in Decorah, Iowa do several excellent bike races/events each year. Some have been around for a long time including the Decorah Time Trails while others, like the Pugsley World Championships, are new this year. Here is a current list: Decorah, IA Cycling Events in 2011 Pugsley World Championships: February 26th 21st Annual Decorah […]

Santa Cycle Rampage 2010 Post Ride

Santa Cycle Rampage 2010 Post Ride

Santa Cycle Rampage 2010 Post Ride Saturday, December 11th ushered in the 2010 edition of the Santa Cycle Rampage. The weather was decent with temps near 40 most of the day. A bit o’ rain towards the end but, hey, 40 in Wisconsin, in December, is cool with me. (As I write this Sunday PM […]