The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently swung by our shop and HQ to interview co-founder, Ben Ginster, about the brand and the introduction of our new Quiver and Crusher gravel grinder.
Chip Brewster from local news station Fox 6 came by our Milwaukee bicycle shop here in Riverwest to interview Fyxation co-founder, Nick Ginster. Chip and his crew got an up close look at our operations and even got to see one of our latest prototypes.
Full coverage below:
Milwaukee, WI – March 9th, 2016 – Fyxation, a Milwaukee based bicycle and parts manufacturer announced today the return of the Fyxation Open Fixed Gear Street Criterium to the Midwest. Due to the overwhelming success of the first two years of racing, this year’s race has been expanded into a four race series that will take place in Illinois and Wisconsin. This will be the largest fixed gear only street race in the Midwest and races will be held in conjunction with the successful Tour of America’s Dairyland (TOAD) in Milwaukee and the popular Prairie State Cycling Series Intelligentsia Cup in the Chicagoland area.
Here in Milwaukee we build all our Blackhawk fat bike wheels by hand. This gives us the ability to offer a ton of options from affordable to high end carbon and to make sure each wheel is hand trued and ride ready out of the box.
Recently the guys at MTBR included our standard Blackhawk fat bike wheelset in a review of "6 Quick Spinning Fat Bike Wheels". We're honored to be included in a list that includes the Bontrager Jackelope, Borealis Elite Carbon, HED B.A.D, IndustryNine BigRig845 and the Kurisho Enso 6105.
Full article can be found here: http://reviews.mtbr.com/6-quick-spinning-fat-bike-wheels
The Washington Post recently featured our leather Six Pack Caddy and Leather Growler Caddy in an article titled: 5 Places To Stock Up on Summer Beers. Always nice to be recognized by the national media and we approve of the great use of our handmade leather goods straight from Brew City!
Earlier in the year we sent out a Blackhawk to guys over at Dirt Rag for review. The Blackhawk got high marks from Dirt Rag and even got a little press in their sister publication, Bicycle Times. If you're not familiar with Bicycle Times, it's a great magazine that covers many aspects of cycling and doesn't just focus on one niche or category of the sport. Below is a copy of the review that's due out soon in their latest issue....
Our new shop is only 3 months old and it's already been featured on the most influential bicycle dealer magazine in our industry. It's a bit hard to read the full article but our recent product expansion and store opening was featured on the June 1st issue of BRAIN.