We’ve been doing quite a few 29-plus builds lately. I’m going to get photos when I can and post them to a gallery on this page. Builds have been divided between 135/100 sets for the Krampus and other 29-plus bikes that use the MTB standard and the fat-bike standard 170/135 builds we do both for […]
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 […]
Here is a shot of the recently completed Buffalo Longtail fat-bike! More to come.
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 […]
Our pro-shooter friend, Rafal from Seville Media, and I met up with local dirt jump wunderkind, Aristotle Peters, for a fat-bike photo shoot at Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park recently. (If you are a fat-bike.com reader you may have noticed this story over there!) Anyway, Aris had been wondering how a fat-bike would fare at the […]
We will have the 47mm 29-Plus sized version of the Popular Northpaw-S rim available in about 30 days! Available in Black, Gunmetal, Silver at $149. Custom powder coating is available for an additional cost. While the development of the Northpaw-29+ was spurred by the inevitable availability of a 29×3.0 tire, this rim also works great […]
We just delivered a pair of identical, custom-painted, IGH, Belt-drive Northpaw goodness to Jason and Chris at Trail Genius. The builds were identical except for the frame size: Schlick Northpaw Frame/Fork with Paragon Sliding Dropouts Alfine 8 IGH Hope FatSno 135mm Front Hub Gates CarbonDrive Belt System Marge Lite Rims Thomson Seatpost, Stem and Seat […]
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!
We built this fatbike tandem frame and fork, based on our Tatanka fatbike with some changes made to accommodate the tandem lifestyle, for our friend Ron in Minnesota and his wife to ride on surfaces as varied as single track and crushed limestone to sand and snow. The build is pretty straight forward with a […]
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 […]