I tested some things out on the fatbike the other night. Fatbike Sag: For one, nobody had a great idea of how much 'sag' there is when using fatbike tires only at 5psi or even 10psi. Most thought it'd be about an inch of sag, so whatever BB height you have on the bike would... Continue Reading →
In an effort to R&D my own bikes, I took it upon myself to race the first of 4 races of the Leadville Winter Mountain Bike race series. [Here's my other blogpost about it (yes, i have two blogs, that one I've had for awhile, this site is more for the framebuilding thingy than anything... Continue Reading →
With only 4 rides on my fatbike, I've realized it's like no other bike you can imagine. I've had to learn to ride a bike again. On snow, you have to minimize sudden movements and steering stability is premium if you want to stay vertical. It is SO easy to wash out these tires, they... Continue Reading →
I got the wheels from Fatbike.com in the mail Friday. They are a stock wheelset, not the heaviest, not the lightest. They came with Surly Rolling Darryl rims which have cutouts to save weight. This also makes some interesting options for rim strips. Gorilla tape I hear is used or just the Surly rim strips... Continue Reading →
This is pretty cool. Not a full on Wilderness experience, but fun all the same! Wish the local resorts would jump on this too!
It's officially winter, there's constant snow on the trails, and I'm going to try to ride my bike more this year. In previous years, i commuted a few days a week the 20 miles & ~3000ft elevation loss to Boulder with studded tires on cross or MTB depending on conditions. On the weekends I skied... Continue Reading →