Wheel Sale! Complete Northpaw-S Wheelset $549

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Wheel Sale! Complete Northpaw-S Wheelset $549

We’ve got a very limited time sale going on Northpaw-S fat-bike wheelsets. When the current batch is gone theses go back to the normal price! This complete, ready to roll fat bike wheelset is the best value on the market. We use our 47mm Northpaw-S Rim professionally laced by our in-house wheel builders here in […]

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Greg’s Smitty with Rohloff Internally Geared Hub and Gates Carbon Drive

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 […]

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Trail Genius Uses Our Schlick Northpaw To Cover the Fat Bike Birkie

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 […]

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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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Chuck’s Belt Drive Rohloff

We finished up Chuck’s Gates Carbon Belt Drive, Rohloff Equipped Northpaw fat-bike recently and we couldn’t be happier with the result. Fortunately, so is Chuck! Chuck is a year ’round commuter and will be using the Northpaw as part of his fleet of bikes to get him where he is going regardless of the weather […]

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Demo Frame 29-Plus Frame for Sale! $750

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 […]

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For Sale – Medium APe Fatbike Matte Black

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 […]

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For Sale – Xtra Large Tatanka – Ready to Ride!

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 […]

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Gold Hope FatSno 170/135 hubs, Sapim CX-Ray Spokes, Northpaw-S 47mm Rims. 987g front/1084g rear

Fatbike Wheel Builds

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 […]

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Custom Schlick Shark

  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 […]

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Gold Hope Pro Evo 2 135/100 hubs, Sapim Race Spokes, Northpaw 29'er 47mm Rims. 1058g front/1183g rear.

29-plus Wheel Builds

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 […]

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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 […]

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Buffalo Longtail Fat-bike

  Here is a shot of the recently completed Buffalo Longtail fat-bike! More to come.

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Northpaw-29er Rims Now Available!

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 […]

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Tatanka Takes Air at Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park

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 […]

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Northpaw Components 47mm 29-Plus Rims Coming in 30 Days!

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 […]

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It’s Twins for Trail Genius!

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 […]

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Updated Build Queue

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!

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Tatanka Tandem

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 […]

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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 […]

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