Just like our 29-plus wheel builds, we’ve been building a lot of fat-bike wheels. I started shooting photos and will post them to a gallery on this page. Builds have been mostly our Northpaw-S 47mm fatbike rims with 170/135 hubs from Hope, Paul or Salsa although we have done both offset and symmetrical builds with [...]
We sure love building Sharks. This black beauty headed down to Arizona recently but before we sent it on the way local photo-wiz Rafal from Seville Media Photography shot some pix for us, enjoy the Gallery! Each Schlick Shark is truly a custom work of art that is individually crafted for the rider. We [...]
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!