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 Post subject: Fat Bikes go Mainstream
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:23 pm 
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http://reviews.mtbr.com/just-in-special ... y-fat-bike

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:53 pm 
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Not being brought in to the uk though apparently.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:59 pm 
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wow -who'd have thought it - fair play to them for getting in on the act .


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:55 pm 
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http://www.bikemag.com/news/news-fat-and-furious/

Specialized just love money don't they!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:02 pm 
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Kona's fat bike is out soon as well, and Genesis and Singular too.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:45 pm 
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Trek now too!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 5:07 pm 
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Norco as well.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:58 am 
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cyfa2809 wrote:
http://www.bikemag.com/news/news-fat-and-furious/

Specialized just love money don't they!


That's quite entertaining!

Which model of bike was he riding?


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 1:12 pm 
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Walmart mongoose fatbike
http://fat-bike.com/2013/04/is-the-walm ... -that-bad/


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:12 am 
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Not quite going the full-fat treatment, but just placed an order for a custom titanium 29er+ (31er?) frame to run Surly Knard 29x3" tyres. As fat as you can get running conventional drivetrain components and wheels.


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