Ep. 53 Steve McGuire: Fatbiker, Adventurer, Bikepacker, Professor: Bicycle Fabrication & Design

Bike Talk with Dave: All things bike! Bikepacking, cyclocross, gravel, mountain bike, road & events by Dave Mable

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As the Director of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa, wove his passion for long, challenging, cold bike rides together with the U of I curriculum. The result was a now world renown bike building set of classes known as Bike I and Bike II. Teaching a bike building class also allows him the opportunity to build bikes of his own design for his use in his favorite type of bike races: Winter Ultra-Endurance Bikepacking events. His travels have taken him from the frozen rivers and mountains of the Iditarod Trail, to the sub-zero Canadian Bordertown of International Falls, Minnesota on the Arrowhead 135. He's also ridden from Fairbanks, Alaska to his home in Iowa City, and most recently a north-south crossing of the remote Icelandic interior. This episode was recorded in January of 2023. In our extra episode, No. 54, we had a 2019 discussion ... 

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