Fat Bikes

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Phil
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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby Phil » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:55 am

Baalzamon wrote:mmmm Titanium and for not much more than the Surly Moonlander
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That one is a perth local and pimped up with a red rohloff and red rotors. Full rack points and water bottle points on the fork.


Muru Finke - Ran into this guy a couple of weekends ago at the Mundaring Weir Hotel Carpark , Brendan. Rather a nice bike to say the least, dgood geometry, nice finish, plenty of mounting options. A few of my mates and I are looking at buying them after seeing this bike - no association, just really impressed with the bike and the feedback on service.

http://www.murucycles.com/ Wayne is pricing me up a build kit now, for the Wirtjana V2 with XT, 65mm Marge Lite rims, Thomson Post/Stem and a Suspension Fork. Will eat up sand and gravel for brekky ;-)

Wont be going the rack route though, frame bags are a smarter way to go, and these guy are a couple of fatbike owners who make em to suit. Once Again no association, but the way I will be going - save the Ortliebs for the on-road stuff.

No chance it will be ready for our Munda Biddi run in a week and a half though.
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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby Phil » Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:51 pm

Well I have the bags from Bike Bag Dude, just waiting on the Fatbike ;-)

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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby Mugglechops » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:05 pm

I have an order in for the Specialized Fat Boy. Hoping it's here by the end of the year.

I am also planning on making my own frame bags.

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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby just4tehhalibut » Sat Mar 29, 2014 6:06 pm

Just waiting for a velomobile shell now, your very own Fat Trike
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Although it is tempting to pop into Walmart on the way home and pick up one of their 20" fat bikes
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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby Wingnut » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:02 am

I believe a combination of frame backs and racks are smarter...

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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby RonK » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:14 am

Surprised to see a Surly Mukluk in the window of Epic Cycles in Bardon when I visited yesterday.
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Re: Fat Bikes

Postby Cheesewheel » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:56 pm

Looks like surly is finally catching up on the symmetrical fat bike fun in the imminent future

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http://surlybikes.com/bikes/ice_cream_t ... /bike_info
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