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Posted: Dec 1, 2020 at 20:01 Quote
Replaced my alloy blue Bucksaw with the red carbon model... summer reverse mullet 29x3 / 27.5x3 & winter 27.5x4.8 / 26x4... Garbaruk 50T cassette and RD cage makes 11 speed great again... And no I'm not a Trumper...

Posted: Dec 4, 2020 at 23:18 Quote
A custom job (my second). Intended to be as nimble / playful as a fattie can be. It's not entirely bad, although I do miss the stability of the longer wheelbase bikes on steeper climbs. Needs a dropper post. Sorry for the lousy photo...


Posted: Dec 5, 2020 at 11:49 Quote
Riding today was top notch!!
Winter riding at its best
The bike, an old pic but not much has changed

Posted: Dec 10, 2020 at 18:59 Quote
My bike got fat during quarantine.

My first fat bike.

Posted: Dec 10, 2020 at 22:15 Quote
New shredit!???? Friend on his Fatback Skookum

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 at 14:38 Quote
RSD Mayor

Only ridden in snow - unfortunately that's 5 months of the year.

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 at 16:47 Quote

2020 Salsa Beargrease

Posted: Jan 14, 2021 at 21:47 Quote
Can I ask you fat bike aficionados a couple questions?

First, I don't have a fat bike but am seriously contemplating one. I'm looking around for bikes with similar geo to my 160 hardtail, namely something with ~65HT ~75ST, and I can't seem to find anything. Why is that? Is it just that fat bikes aren't intended for the same sort of riding as my hardtail or is it that they somehow ride similarly despite the seemingly conservative geo?

Second, my primary use case is days when its snowed enough that my current 27.5x 2.35 hardtail wouldn't be viable (goal is to not have a riding off season). I live in the CO front range which means it snows on and off through the winter usually just a couple inchs which then burn off in a week . I'm not aiming for long high country groomed rides. Just try to charge as hard as i can on my locals when they are covered in snow. What kind of tire width should I be aiming for?


Posted: Jan 15, 2021 at 2:49 Quote
Pole Taiga is as close as your gonna get to that geo

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