Archive | June, 2011

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 – If you’ve got a photoset, shoot me a URL […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Biking the Hoan Bridge

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: to let our elected officials know you support permanent bicycle and pedestrian access over the […]

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Dirty Kanza Results

Congratulations to our good buddy, and Schlick Cycles Dealer, Steven Goetzelman from Iowa City, IA and co-owner of 30th Century Bicycles for his 11th place overall in 2011 version of the 200 Mile Dirty Kanza gravel race in Kansas. Even better he was 2nd in the singlespeed class and one of 65 finishers out of […]

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Alex’s Rule 12

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 […]

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