I’ve got the original fork back on my Smitty after spending several months playing around with the Lauf suspension fork. I really liked that fork but it has quite a bit longer axle-to-crown length that the Smitty was designed for so I was keen to get the handling back to where I like it. For […]
Chris Marr prepares his Schlick Northpaw to take on the Fat Bike Birkie. Chris’s Northpaw was decked out with GPS sensors and cameras to record the action during the 47K race at the Fat Bike Birkie. If you look closely at the handlebar you will even see a gyro controlled GoPro that keeps the image […]
Here is a rare opportunity to own a unique 29-plus bike frame. This is prototype #2 of our Tashunka 29+ bicycle that Jim has been testing for about the last 6 months. The Tashunka is not a repurposed fatbike but is specifically designed for the unique qualities of the 29+ wheel size. We went with […]
Just finished and available for immediate sale is this Gold/Black theme Medium Ape. With the APe’s aggressive geometry it is made for shredding! If you want to know more about the APe in general check out the APe Fatbike Page here. Hand-built and custom assembled by our own master tech, Jim Huber, this APe is outfitted […]
We have a ready to ride Tatanka ready to roll and for sale now! Check out the complete specs for this Tatanka best suited for a rider in the 6′ to 6′-4″ range. This XL Tatanka fatbike is a top-quality build custom assembled by our own build-meister, Jim Huber, and is specced with the following […]
We are proud to announce the immediate availability of the Northpaw-29er 47mm Fatbike Rim! Designed for fatbike riders who ride year ’round, the new breed of 29-plus bikes as well as any 29er rider looking for a wider rim to use with 2.3″ and wider 29er tires, Schlick Cycles developed the 47mm Northpaw-29er rim for […]
Hey folks! Just a quick note that I updated the build queue with the most recent info I have as of 10-10-12. Note that the chronology of builds after the queue is still being worked on!
If you’ve followed us on this site for any amount of time, or visit us over on Facebook, you’ll know what big fans of fat-biking we are. Riding fat-bikes is one of our favorite things to do! With that in mind Greg has teamed up with experienced fat-biker, Team Fat-Bike Snow Enduro originator and original […]
Work recently started on the extension of the Hank Aaron Trail that will take it from the current end of the paved section at 94 Place and will connect the Hank Aaron State Trail to Underwood Parkway just south of W. Blue Mound Road. This will be very cool for East/West commuters as the trail will […]
Amazing street-trials master Danny Macaskill’s new “Industrial Revolution” video. I love watching this stuff!
A little FatBike beach riding action!
Check out Dave’s article on beach riding, FatBikes and the Schlick Northpaw! Thanks, Dave! Read Dave’s article here: http://overthebarsinmilwaukee.wordpress.com/2011/07/25/fatbikes-bring-new-meaning-to-the-beach-ride/
With the Ride for the Arts just past and the fact that, during that ride, thousands of people experienced riding the Hoan legally, I figured it was a good time to remind you all to please sign the petition: https://bayviewbash.wufoo.com/forms/s7x3w7/ to let our elected officials know you support permanent bicycle and pedestrian access over the […]
From our buddy Alex. Not sure what the other 11 are but if they are gems like this one we’ll have to find out! The minimum number of bikes one should own is three. The correct number is n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as […]
This is just amazing! VCA 2010 RACE RUN from changoman on Vimeo.
Here are a few cell-phone quality pix of my new Fat Bike. Better quality coming soon!
Via Facebook from Wheel and Sprocket’s Chris Kegel: He, Trek’s John Burke and Wisconsin Bike Fed’s Kevin Hardman are meeting with Governor-elect Scott Walker today. Their goal get? Get Walker’s support to help make Wisconsin more Bike Friendly. As a $1.5 billion part of the states economy Walker OUGHT to be friendly towards biking and […]
I’m heading Home From Interbike. Killing some time ’till my flight home. Another year, another Interbike in the books. It was a long one this year. Sorry, family, it was how the flight worked out. They announced this year that Interbike will be moving to Anaheim next year as well as being in mid August […]
If you’ve seen out Schlick Cycles Flickr Photoset you know that we’ve been busy over the summer on new designs as well as custom bikes for customers. We will have atricles on each of these projects in the coming weeks but, just to whet your appetite, here are a few pix of our recent work. […]
Well, we’ve been busy in the shop as well as riding and testing a bunch so site updates have taken a back seat to building and fun but that didn’t stop us from taking a bunch of pix of both Schlick Cycles bikes as well as several new models from Simplified Bikes. Check out the […]