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(FAQ)  Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

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F A Q


(FAQ)  Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click through and research each information section, to help you determine which Fat Bike would be ideal for your next adventure!

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FAT BIKE RIDING STYLES

FAT BIKE RIDING STYLES

 

WHICH TYPE OF RIDING SUITS YOU BEST ?

  • All-Mountain, Single-Track, Bikepacking, Winter Snow-biking, or aggressive XC racing?


 

WHAT'S THE BEST SUSPENSION FORK FOR A FAT BIKE?

  • Bluto, Wren ATK, Lefty Olaf, Lauf, or Mastodon PRO?

WHICH SUSPENSION FORK SHOULD YOU CHOOSE FOR YOUR FAT BIKE ?

WHICH SUSPENSION FORK SHOULD YOU CHOOSE FOR YOUR FAT BIKE ?


STACK AND REACH FITMENT SYSTEM

STACK AND REACH FITMENT SYSTEM

 
 
 

GETTING THE RIGHT FRAME FIT on YOUR NEXT FAT BIKE

  • It's all about STACK and REACH, to get that power transfer !


 
 

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN YOUR NEXT FAT BIKE PURCHASE

  • Latest component trends in the Industry (updated quarterly)

  • Checklist of all the "must have" components in a 2019 build

LATEST TRENDS IN FAT BIKE DESIGN

LATEST TRENDS IN FAT BIKE DESIGN


HOW TO SET UP YOUR FAT BIKE FOR TUBELESS OPERATION

HOW TO SET UP YOUR FAT BIKE FOR TUBELESS OPERATION

 
 

THE BENEFITS OF GOING TUBELESS AND HOW TO SET YOUR WHEELSET UP

  • The #1 upgrade for any Fat Bike, new or used !

  • Weight reductions and performance benefits discussed

  • Instructions to guide you through the process are included


 

THE PROS OF GETTING A STATE-OF-THE-ART CUSTOM FAT BIKE

- vs. -

THE CONS OF BUYING AN OUTDATED RELIC

  • Checklist of how to spot a typical, heavy, bulky, rigid, antiquated fat bike, with little to no upgrade path, and a money sieve rep.

  • Then the checklist of a sub 34 lbs full suspension, all-mountain rated, 150mm travel race rocket. (also a money sieve!!)

OUTDATED - vs - STATE-OF-THE-ART FAT BIKES

OUTDATED - vs - STATE-OF-THE-ART FAT BIKES


CHAINLINE and “Q” FACTOR

CHAINLINE and “Q” FACTOR

 

CHAINLINE and “Q” FACTOR

Setting up your crankset / chainring combo for :

  • SRAM DUB

  • RACEFACE