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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:10 pm 
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Madness, but why???


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:19 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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It was intended to provide the "Fat bike" effect before purpose-made parts were around.

For riding in extreme snow conditions on the iditabike etc


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:34 pm 
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Its the tyres that still got me thinking. What type of vulcanising glue is that? And I say that with a stiff upper lip!


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:04 pm 
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This is a good read: http://forums.mtbr.com/fat-bikes/fat-bi ... 98002.html some barmy looking fat bike contraptions :D

how old is this???? :)

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:07 pm 
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It was a Pace.
It wasn't a fat bike.
It had 44mm Snowcat rims, but they are less than half the width of some fatbike rims these days.
I came 6th.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:36 am 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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shedfire wrote:
It was a Pace.
It wasn't a fat bike.
It had 44mm Snowcat rims, but they are less than half the width of some fatbike rims these days.
I came 6th.


Nicely done...was there a custom Pace fork clamp up front?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:26 am 
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No. It was just a fork without any bosses


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:22 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Nice, must have been bloody freezing eh?


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