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Are these things actually worth the investment, or is this just another meme?

I currently have a full-suspension enduro bike, but the local trails are more or less muddy or snow-covered for over six months of the year.
Do fatbikes have any actual benefits in mud in particular compared to normal bikes or are they a waste of money and a funny novelty bikes at best?
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Think yourself.
You're spending money on a dedicated bike that will be useful for 2 months a year tops and that's only in particular areas where snowplow didn't roll through.
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>>1099003
they have a tangible benefit when ridden on snow and most kinds of mud. the benefits get a bit less defined when the ground is just straight frozen and you could very reasonably just go rip with your 2.35 minions or whatever.
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Nice onna beach or crossing a stream
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>>1099003
I had one for a winter

I think they are super overrated for snow going ability, kind of underrated for use in summer

You can only ride them on groomed trails or hard pack covered by about 2 inches of powder. Any more loose snow and you don't have enough traction and just fall over. They are fun on groomed snow mobile trails and shit but you can just use a regular mountain bike for that just the same.

You might be able to get away with riding them in 4 inches of powder with hardpack underneath if you have absolutely no grades to go up but if you have grades to climb you need hardpack because you simply don't have traction and I would run 3-5psi and I only weigh 130lbs.

They can be pretty fun in summer though because you can ride like a fucking retard and get away with a ton of bullshit that would have you flung off your bike on a normal MTB.

They are so fucking slow when climbing too...I took it up a segment on a road that I did in 6 minutes on my CX bike and it took 15 minutes on my fat bike.
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>>1099010
thinner tires are supposed to be better for mud, wider tires are better for sand gravel loose dirt general forest trails
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>>1099009
I actually found it very enjoyable to ride on frozen lake last winter. That would be the main purpose, with the possible use during autum and spring when everything but paved roads turn into mud.
My current bike can make it so-so in these conditions, but the pace is slow and occasionally there's just too much mud and water around - especially in October-November when it rains every day.
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>>1099014
>you can just use a regular mountain bike for that just the same
Thanks for the answer! This is what I needed to know - so it's better to invest the money on something else.
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Some are better than others
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>>1099214
more power to the rear wheel is moot if you don't get traction past a certain amount of loose stuff
get a small front hub and a torque sensor to match the rear torque and you'll be better off
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Fatbikes are ideal on packed snow where other tires will sink and flounder. Skinnier tires work better in powder and mud where you can bite through to a harder surface underneath.

I run a 5" front and 3" rear in the winter with great success. On some packed xc riding I sometimes wish for a fatter rear, but for downhill this works perfectly.
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if they make the wheels wide enough that you can just sit still and stay balanced that might be cool
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Gotta love a fatty
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>>1099214
>kenda tires
honestly i'd rather ride a schwinn varsity
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Honestly just get a 27.5+ bike and make it a 29er in the summer.
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>>1099601
To each their own anon
Ain't life grand?
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Just ride a/n/ons
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>>1099475
you can do that on any bike
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>>1099003
I saw some idiot chav riding one through the city centre last week, he'd obviously stolen it and had no fucking idea what it was.
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>>1099475
>if they make the wheels wide enough that you can just sit still and stay balanced that might be cool

You are describing a trials motorcycle.
There are definitely electric ones, but I don't know how many or how available they are.
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>>1099475
If you need tires that balance for you then you're not going to have fun biking in the winter. Even with a fat bike you need balance and core strength to ride in the snow.
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imho these bikes look nice
and comft af
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>>1099003
Iron
Man
'Our Fat bike Guy'
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>>1103063
desu the other fat guy on the real tt bike is the far bigger embarrassment
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>>1103083
oh you anorectic cunts, never change
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You already bought a shitty full suspension, so you already got memed out of some money
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>>1099003
they're fun. i'd actually ride one outside if you can. find a demo day or something. they can be fun on just regular dry trails, but it's not for everyone. Their ability to float over everything and the grip that just glues you to the ground around corners is cool, the downside being some people don't like feeling disconnected from the trail, and how they can be sluggish
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>>1103063
can i ask.... why?
(is that dude doing that)
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>>1099601
varsitys were the shit
back in the day
Never rode a Kenda tire
so cant comment anon
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>>1100555
Bultaco?
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I don't know what laws are concerning snowmobiles where you live but here snowmobiles are like bicycles in the winter. They can basically go anywhere like bikes. ONLY snowmobiles though, no dirt-bikes or quads.
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>>1099003
>waste of money and a funny novelty
Preeeety much this.
Great on sand, OK on mud and hard snow. Not really useful on icy snowy streets like for regular winter riding, just get studded tires for your regular bike. They're good at what they're good at, but it's a narrow specialty. If you have four or five other bikes that do different things, then maybe this is your next +1. If you don't, get something more versatile and less specialized instead.
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Never been on one but sure looks like fun on the road too.
Maybe with some form of assist as it seems
heavy af and slowww
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>>1103305
beautiful
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Yeah. Hard to ignore these fatties.
They seem to be here to stay specially now that electricity is being adapted to better suit 'em & us.
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>>1103062
Needs suspension fork and thudbuster
But still noice eh
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>>1103091
t. morbidly obese
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>>1103062

I rode an electric fat tire. Good for gravel but the ride is shit because no suspension.
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Agreed on some form of suspension to
complement them tyres
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how about this then
ftfy
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>>1103880
that's a BSO
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>>1103880
>ebike
>Full suspension
>KUSH
Gay
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>>1099003
Not gay edition
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>>1103962
I want one
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The evolution is now plus bikes which seem to be the right balance. My bike is 29+ and I run 2.5" street tyres or 3" dirt, I'll never go back to cheesecutters. Thicc is sicc.
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>>1099014

I prefer rigid bike so straight off the bad the bigger tyres have advantages. Around my way there is bare rock, gravel, babyheads and sand, not often dirt but it's usually just hardpack. Plus tyres are just so much fun on this stuff, even on road you might go slower but man is it fun. I think 4" up is overkill though.
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>>1103667
Looks like great fun riding this beast
unless you have to climb a dirt trail
Dont think Hercules could hack it
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>>1103962
Here it is dressed up
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>>1104257
35 mph
Looks dangerously fun
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These things are expensive and heavy
Any other good options out there?
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>>1104451
Not for the conditions they excel in. And fatties aren't even that heavy unless you fall for the suspension meme.
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Literally the first question everyone asks,"isn't that really hard to pedal?"

Well no, because it goes where my MTB couldn't. Also I did a 130 km road ride on my fatty and it wasn't that bad.
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I'm certain going uphill would be a different story
All bikes are easy on flatlands
That being said fatties are like any other bike
You get what you paid for
Some are deff nicer than others
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>>1104479
3.5 seconds before he got winded and stopped
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>>1099003
Might as well just get a regular mountain bike with studded or rougher tires, it's going to perform roughly the same in heavier conditions and better in lighter conditions.
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Just getting back into biking and was thinking of buying one of these fat bikes.
Looking to ride 15/20 miles a day
I like 3 or 4 inch tires or should i go with 2.25's
What does /n/ think?
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If you're gonna run 2.25s just get a regulat mt.bike
Problem solved
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Fat bikes have been around 5 to 10 years
so most riders are just not into them.
Compare that to mountain bikes 30+ years in the market and it's easy to see why response to fattys has been slow.
Mountain bikes are pretty much capable of handling any terrain minimizing the need for fat bikes imo
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No.You cant run 2.225s on a fat bike frame
Although they are capabable of riding in any terrain fat bikes are superior in sand and snow
Thats the conditions they excell at
Hope this halps
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>>1099214
This one is being improved with a nice front shock
large capacity battery & 1000 W motor
$ 2.5k
give or take
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Is this overkill? No doubt very stable but i wonder if it really helps or just makes it all that much harder to pedal.
Anyone ever ride one of these that can chime in?
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>>1105384
is the steering linked on one of those bad boys or do you control each side independently? It would be retardedly sick to have independent steering for no reason
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>>1105402
Haha...no way they independent caos would ensue.
Saw one with a 750watt motor on yt.Looked fun af
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I'm thinking of building something similar for my wife, she has fear of bikes and little balance.
I would ride the hell out of it too.
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>>1105443
Do it faggot
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>>1105443
>electric recumbent fat trike
You should build a tandem one.
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>>1105789
Cresting hills is overrated
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I would like to get one with 3" front tire and ~ 2.5" rear.
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>>1105865
Why exactly? I would like to know.
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Think about it this way - which tire would you rather have losing traction and breaking free in a turn? It's much easier to regain control of a drifting rear wheel than it is a sliding front tire, and running a slightly wider front tire helps keep that front end locked into the turns. That front tire is also the first portion of the bike to encounter an obstacle, so it makes sense to have a little bigger cushion for those initial impacts. It also wouldn't hurt to go with a stickier rubber compound up front for extra grip in the steeps - don't forget, the are multiple factors that go into choosing the right tire, and it can take a little experimentation to find the combination of width, tread design, and rubber compound that works the best for your riding area.
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Thx
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>>1105888
the rear wheel bears the vast majority of your weight and is far more likely to lose traction
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gentlemen, behold!
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>>1105962
>let's take these 2 bikes that are practical only in very specific situations and mix them so we end up with a bike that is bad at everything it does and is super expensive !
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>>1105979
But it looks cool
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>>1105962
lel
>>1105979
this, what's the point?
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Madness?
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>>1099003

>As someone who rides all year round in Canada

If your local trails groom during the winter you'll be better off investing in a 27.5+ hardtail instead of a fatbike. I found that fatbikes only got out 3 or 4 more days last winter because the conditions that stop me also stop fatbikes. You'll also have a bike worth riding in summer.
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So do you own one? Would you buy one?
I'm still debating it myself.Torn between a regular mtb or a fatty,both could suit me but being poor i must choose one.
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>>1106637
OP here, if you mean me, then no. I assumed they'd be perfect for riding on frozen lakes covered with snow, but I think I'm going to stick with my regular full-suspension. Especially if the characteristics in mud are worse than with regular tires, I'm letting the idea go.
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>>1106637
Trails around here are rough and ATV's tear them up even more. My MTB use to get stuck in the sand, gravel, rocks, and mud. So I bought a fatbike and it rolls over all that shit no problem. Unless you are encountering similar situations there isn't a point to ride a fatbike. However if you like attention and turning heads, a fatbike will do that.
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>>1099003
Physics would make you think fat tires will handle mud & muck better than a regular mtb tire.That said i've no idea if this applies as i haven't been on a fatty in those conditions. I do like the way the bikes look but would do without the attention.Currently have no room for another bike so i'll take some extra time to think it over. Stay safe.
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>>1099003
>>1099010
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>>1106730

So I bought this 27.5+ meme machine and I live in Va. Lots of mud, I run 3.0 knobbies and it handles mud better than my old xc bike which was running 29x2.1-2.4" tires.The 2.8 slicks are actually super comfy on the street and handle really well in general but especially in the wet. I also ride a bunch of gravel with the 2.8 and it is more comfortable than the 2.4 with sus fork.
would probably be faster too, but I'm getting over getting hit by a car and haven't been able to push it. I mean, I just had back surgery so I needed a plush ride. I rode a bunch of fat bikes and they seemed fun, but I got super tired really fast. Like what most everyone else says, + is the way to go. I have both a 27.5+ and 29+ wheelsets, I prefer the 27.5+ desu. the 29+ roll over everything, but they also make the bike ride like a semi truck. I have found myself wishing I had bigger rotors up front on a couple decents with the 29+, especially running heavier tires. Once a 1kg tire starts spinning it really doesn't want to stop, whereas the opposite applies equally to the climbing. Its laborious. 29+ would be cool if I lived somewhere flat, but I live right by the river and everything is climbing up and down muddy watersheds. 27.5+ probably only has 70% of the roll over capacity of the 29+, but is so much more maneuverable and agile that it totally makes up for it. In my experience the tires are around 2-300g lighter, and the wheels are less flexy too. This one is boost though, but desu I cannot tell much of a difference between the 29x45 boost wheelset on this one and the 29x35 wheelset on my old xc bike. The 27.5+ boost does feel noticeably stiffer than the 29 regular though. I am a big dude so take that with a grain of salt.
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Test drove an old cruiser with 4'' tires today. Lots of fun but not so much climbing a regular incline. I need gears being an old guy and packing 20 extra lbs. Pic related
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The more you ride the better you get
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>>1106936
Not a fat tire bike but at 2.35" and pedal assist for around 1300 usd you might want to check it out gramps
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>>1106170
I would.
This is what a fatty should look like.
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Winter is coming
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U know nuffin Jon Esnow...
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>>1107049
>that fork angle
>that rake

That's gonna handle like ass
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Poor collegefag but I really want a batbike jsut to roll over stuff and commute on when winter comes. Also wouldn't mind having a project bike to upgrade over time but I'm already happy with my XC MTB.

What is the consensus on this thing? Usually about 400$ where I can find it. Apparently it's aluminum and whole bike weighs in at 36 lbs. That isn't as bad as I'd have thought.
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>>1107259
Save up your money kiddo, don't buy disposable bikes.
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Just chiming in to say fatbikes can make good general-purpose bikes, too.

With 3.8" slicks on 50mm rims, you can cruise at 18mph all day. Of course, accelerating is slower than a hybrid or road bike, but the ride and capability is unbeatable. Pavement, gravel, grass, and dry singletrack are no problem. The slicks suck in mud, but I have knobbies for that.
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it almost looks like /n/ likes fat bikes now.
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"don't buy fatbikes, ride fat dykes" Eddy Merckx
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>>1107256
It's a cruiser anon,doubt there'll be much shredding going on there.Easy cruising can be fun along the coast watching the sun go down....if ya get my drift.
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>>1107296
What tires are these a/n/on ?
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>>1107356
Surly Black Floyd 120tpi 3.8 skinwall
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Would not be my colour of choice...but nice ride.
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>>1107296
>With 3.8" slicks on 50mm rims, you can cruise at 18mph all day.

Define "all day" please.
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fat slicks are quite a sight
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>>1107476
yet posts knobbys....baka
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>>1107470
8-10 hours. I did a mixed-terrain century last weekend on it.
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Nice reference haha
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I'm ready for summer to be over guys
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These bikes are great in mud,snow,sand and overall any terrain i've encountered.The good ones seem to be a tad costlier than regular road or mtb ones but well worth it imo.I have too many bikes as is but there'll always be room in my house for a fatty
Get out.Ride.Enjoy
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>>1099003
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>>1107830
That's a different shape fatty
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>>1107701
translation: "I'm ready to ride my $3k fat bike in the snow for 20 min at slower than a walking pace so I can break a sweat, get freezer burn and put it back in the garage for 11 months."
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>>1107830
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>>1107852
yea boy
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Runs great on da beach
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>>1107994
That's a 29+, those are actually useful.
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26,27.5 and 29" are useful in sand and snow as long as we're using fat tires 3+inches
Like anything else it's a matter of preference and availability.
Bikes are a great mode of transport.Be safe.
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Arctic bike
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>>1107830
Nice way of deflecting attention
Lovely lines
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>>1108306
what's that contraption by the fork leg?
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>>1108387
a gaydar
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>>1108380
>that fork

Why.
It's just begging for one of these. Or simply a nice slender steel fork.
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>>1108390
stfu bitch its begging for less rolling resistance. They suck on sand and can not do anything on snow a normal mtb can't do. Its a fucking retarded meme bike.
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>>1108387
It's a driveshaft and bevel gear arrangement to provide for power delivery to the front wheel.
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>>1105888
I always wondered why bike fags ran different size tyres.This makes sense.Cant believe i did not think of it.
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>>1107476
Lots of good looking 'meme'bikes on this bread.Keep up the good work.Love looking at nice bikes,very relaxing.
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Here's a beauty
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>>1108659
>>1108667
dats all ive got
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Had a young couple blow by me this morning
They were motorizrd too
Try as i might could not keep up
Desu
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>>1106730
they're shit in muck though. they float and spin out. a cx bike has a far better chance of riding through that successfully, assuming there's some manner of solid ground under it and it's not bullshit rotting detritus that goes up to your calf when you step in it.
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>>1106730
We got along pretty nicely considering the muck
Running '12 psi made the going easier and what fun
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Good 4 season bikes...if you only own 1 type of bicycles
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I see no reason to ever go beyond 2.2 or 2.3" of gnarly tires at low psi. However no beaches, sand, or snow here
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>>1108866
They're actually rideable in the sand. They're actually comfortable on rooty forest paths, washboarded dirt roads and rubble-paved field roads.
The second part might be achievable by a 29er with full suspension, but the sand performance is a gamechanger where I ride.
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comfort
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>>1108891

how big are they ?
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>>1109228
27.5x3.0.
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>>1099009
dont listen to this guy. the tires are good for any terrain, so you can use them any month of the year. the only downside to fat tires is that they dont go nearly as fast as road bikes, but road bikes CAN NOT go off road and be anywhere near as efficient as tires that were built for offroad can be. fat bikes you can ride on road and off road and still get a solid 20-25mph ride.
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>>1106670
small tires you are going to sink faster in thick mud because no surface area. bigger tires = more surface area. kind of common sense if you ask me.
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These bikes are here now
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>>1109415
>fat tires
>20-25 mph
found the e-biker
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>>1109415
you spelled 0-5mph wrong
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I've hit 45mph on my fatty...downhill it was but she took it like a champ
10-15mph is easy in the flats
Just enjoy the ride kids
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>>1109415
it only means that you are weak if it does not go fast. i see here that people with bright suits and expensive bikes are usually underweight skeletons and they are so weak that they can be bypassed with a normal 3 gear bike.
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Fast bikes are only as fast as the person pedaling them.The same applies to slow bikes.
C.Froome on a fat bike could probably blow past any regular Joe on a carbon racer
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But muh grams...
36lbs average for a fatty
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>>1109803
20-25 mph is doable by most fit bikers even on fat bikes desu
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Like riding on an air cushion....not for everyone though.
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Is there any noticeable difference between 4''inch tyres and 5''? Thinking of buying one of these bikes and am curious.Answers greatly appreciated
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Nobody cares desu but i'll bite.
The difference is about an inch,give or take
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Fatbike owner here.

Best i can say about them is that they are good as a poor man's full-sus substitute, and they're good on snowy streets before the snow plows have had time to do their thing.

They might be marginally better for the trail conditions you describe, OP, but i'd strongly recommend you find one to borrow and try it in the conditions you intend it for, before laying down any significant money on one.
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The desire to make a fat bike into a 29er or 29+ or thinking a 5" tire bike is a pair of skis is just silly to me, any fatbike out there is plenty good for year round riding here in Wisconsin, fatbikes don't need to be a do it all machine, they are simply the most fun on 2 wheels you can have via human power
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>>1109803
you would have to be a literal retard to not get a motor on a fat bike.
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Purists will never agree with that statement. Enjoying a nice day of biking is one of lifes simple pleasures. Others go all out and climb hills,mountains and everything inbetween like there is no tomorrow. That's the beauty of it ....to each their own mateys
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Gonna see a lot more ebikes soon as the technology is finally catching up
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Best tree fiddy i've ever spent
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>>1111869
>they are simply the most fun on 2 wheels you can have via human power
I enjoy riding my fixed gear more than my fat bike.
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I simply enjoy riding any bike
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From bike blog:
Should you dump your daily driver for a fat bike? Of course not. Will a portly steed in your stable render your full-suspension bike obsolete? Not a chance. But there is a simple pleasure that comes with forgetting about things like weight, rolling resistance and Strava times, and instead, charging your favorite singletrack on a steel frame and big rubber with no abandon. So go on, ride one. As the rocks and roots disappear beneath the corpulent casings, perhaps you too will fall in love with a fat bike. And if not, at least you tried it. We won?t tell anyone.
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Should you dump your daily driver for a fat bike? Of course not. Will a portly steed in your stable render your full-suspension bike obsolete? Not a chance. But there is a simple pleasure that comes with forgetting about things like weight, rolling resistance and Strava times, and instead, charging your favorite singletrack on a steel frame and big rubber with no abandon. So go on, ride one. As the rocks and roots disappear beneath the corpulent casings, perhaps you too will fall in love with a fat bike. And if not, at least you tried it. We won?t tell anyone.
From fat bike blog...
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>>1105384
front forks are rigid so its worthless unless you are riding perfectly flat surface. pretty much always riding on one or the other front tire, so essentially no benefit.
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As nice as it looks i doubt the real purpose of it other than a showpiece
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It's all about style
Or lack thereoff
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Those ape hangers comfy, Vato?
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There's a big supply of fat bikes available in your lbs. They ordered too many of them. A nicely specced one can be had for 800-1200 sheckels
which is not bad at all. I ride mine year round.
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Plus size mtb seem to be the go to bikes this season.
Seen tons of them in the shops recently
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>>1110648
Bike looks small on this lady
just sayin'
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>>1108868
>SG
surely this is not real
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>>1112784
unf
fatter
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since the last time I asked this question on BBG and nobody answered me, I will ask here

What would be a good fatbike in the usd$800-1200 range?
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>>1108868
the training wheels buckled.
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>>1114263
Interweb never lies desu
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look up "salsa surly trader" on facebook. Lots of puglsy, ict etc for 600-800
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>>1114317
my dick buckled
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>>1114380
She's pretty aero.
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Those hands though
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Op get one.They are a blast in winter also.Don't give up. Prices have gone down too.It's a win win mate.
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Enjoy the journey
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Love the moustache handlebars on this one
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600 usd give or take
lot of bike decent price
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>>1112784
I don't need no stand damnit
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I'm buying me one Yay
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>>1108306
Wonder if they are still using these in the Arctic expeditions
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Google says yes
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I will try commuting to work on mine 26 miles round trip mostly flat terrain
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inb4 got to work soaked in sweat no showers availabull
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>>1099214
Frames could not handle the power and weight.
These are back to the drawing board
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New bike wish me luck
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Wear a helmet and stay alert...Good luck
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>>1116086
That front tire looks monstrous m8
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Noice
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>>1109764

STOMPER! Heres mine with a BBSHD kit
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>>1116813
Sweet Ride
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>>1116813
Triangle bag detracts from the bikes beauty
I'd get a backpack set up....What battery u pack?
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Outta mah way plebs
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WTF is dat mayne
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>>1117198
>200 W of rolling resistance
just fuck my shit up
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>rode fixed for 3 years
>broke
>been riding a fat bike for 9 months.
>an og surly i got for 400 with some nice stuff
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Semi fat Pugs
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>>1117198
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>>1117198
looks like every wheel has independent suspension... and 4 wheel disc brakes. guessing it's an e-bike because it must weigh at least 150 lbs. they should've used wheels with a small diameter and wider width.. i bet those wheels still sink in if you try to ride over a dune.
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>>1106170
Agreed....very nice one
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Not meme bikes imo.These bikes are here to stay and be ridden hard eh
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>>1117892
I expect them to remain relevant in more extreme/niche competitions and excursions, but they will probably fall into relative obscurity within the next ten years. With the rise of plus-sized tires covering similar uses to fat tires while also being easier to ride, the general mtb community will forget about fats the same way they forgot about elevated chainstays.
That being said, I think they're pretty fun. Pick one up relatively soon if you think that you may want one in the future, because they will be fucking impossible to find when they're gone.
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There's gold in them there hills....That said, only time can tell as of the future of the fat class of bikes.
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The future of fatbikes is bright as new bikes and adventures make headlines each year. From 22lb carbon bikes to rack-friendly steel touring models like the classic Pugsley, there is a fatbike for everyone.
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Like a mtb on steroids? Seen some on the road lately.
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just do it,ride the piss outta mine
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>>1118127
Nah, like an MTB abusing growth hormone.
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Put a mid drive electric motor on your fatty
Thank me later
DIY kids
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>>1099012
>Tandem fatbike
Ultimate goon ride
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>>1111056
Wider is better is my motto. If you dont like them the it's easier to switch them for 3.8s or 4s
Whereas if you go 4'' from the get go you might not be able to go fatter if you decide to switch
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Now cruising a beach near you...
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>>1106811

The 29+ momentum and rollover is what does it for me. Just point and hang on.
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>>1099003
hmmm yay
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>>1118756
like rolling a bowling ball downhill
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>>1118953
Underpowered overpriced pos desu
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>electric fatbike
wtf.jpeg
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Some anons need extra help on them hills m8
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Fat bikes and electric seem like a natural match indeed
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>>1119065
Yeah, and an electric bike will give them enough help to get them somewhere they shouldn't be.
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Stay positive ;i know it's not an easy thing to do in these apocalyptic times...there is still hope out there
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There's this dumbass woman near me who commutes on it every day on the side of a paved highway going into a paved town.

Seriously autistic. My dad used to put homemade studs in his mountain bike tires back in the day and it probably worked just as good as most fat bikes do these days.
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They float or at least that's the sensation you get while riding these bikes,not hard to get used to at all just different. Also not fast at the start but once you get going those massive tires almost as fast as most bikes,eh
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This bike is really cool. i haven't ridden it much as of yet simply because ive been very concerned for its security, but im glad i got it.

forgive the cam quality, i know its shit. its a $40 phone...
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>>1109415
>20-25mph
UUUHGH?
Do you have the uuugh dumbs rdeeprps?
Yeah,you go do "20-25" "Miles an hour" on fucking packed ice and or snow on your fat maymay bike and tell us how that goes.

Fucking twat
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>>1120115

obviously it wouldnt be on ice you retard. you do those speeds on roads/paths that are safe and clear. be responsible. have you never driven a vehicle before in your life?
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Ok downhill then....you satisfied? hehe
pedal faster you fat twat
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Times are a changing
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>>1120185
>In Soviet Russia, you give flats to road.
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There was this kid I knew In middle school. He had fat tires. He heard this "Life-Hack" about putting nails into your tires to make them snow tires. Let's just says he's actually retarded.
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>>1120187
Haha looks like soviet propaganda indeed
The Ford p/u makes it more like Nebraska though




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