056: SpongeBob Squarepants

SpongeBob Squarepants


SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg started his career in marine biology where he developed an idea for a comic book about the animal life living in tide pools. In 1997, while pitching the cartoon to Nickelodeon executives, Hillenburg donned a Hawaiian shirt, brought along an “underwater terrarium with models of the characters”, and Hawaiian music to set the theme. The cartoon would go on to become the highest-rated series ever to air on Nickelodeon. This hooptie is dedicated to Cristiana Powery—whose love for Spongebob would inspire our Arthritis Foundation cycling team to adopt him as our mascot.

Featured Parts

• Chain

• Brake Bolts

• Bar End Plug

• Pulley

• Innertube

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