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Salsa Blackborow Frameset
$1,299.00
Blackborow is Salsa's "dream big" cargo fat bike, best paired with an unlimited imagination. With huge carrying capacity via abundant frame and fork braze-ons, and room for four full-sized panniers on the beautifully engineered rear rack, your "It sure would be awesome to..." list of expeditions is more feasible than ever. When resupplies along your route are few and far between, or you want to incorporate backcountry skiing, fishing, trail building, camping or any number of other opportunities into your journey, Blackborow will be at the top of your pack list every time. - Three bottle mounts per frame (S/T front, S/T back, D/T) - Two accessory mounts per frame (D/T bottom side, T/T top side)
Salsa Blackborow Frameset
$1,299.00
Blackborow is our “dream big” fat bike, best paired with an unlimited imagination. With huge carrying capacity via abundant frame and fork braze-ons, and room for four full-sized panniers on the beautifully engineered rear rack, your “It sure would be awesome to…” list of expeditions is more feasible than ever. When resupplies along your route are few and far between, or you want to incorporate backcountry skiing, fishing, trail building, camping or any number of other opportunities into your journey, Blackborow will be at the top of your pack list every time.
Salsa Mukluk Carbon Frameset
$1,599.00
Mukluk is Salsa's most versatile fat bike, designed and engineered to excel in the wide variety of conditions fat bikers face. Whether you’re methodically attempting a first route in the Northwest Territories or chasing sunlight in Moab, Mukluk can do it all. 197mm rear spacing accommodates up to 5-inch tires, and a 100mm threaded bottom bracket allows a wide range of crank (q-factor) choices. Salsa's new Version 2.0 Alternator dropouts allow for some of the shortest chainstay lengths available, too, giving you quick and nimble or long and stable in one versatile frame. Whether you go single-speed or geared, rigid or suspended out front, or make use of the stealthy and integrated Alternator Rack/Rack-Lock systems for added carrying capacity via traditional racks and panniers, you can dream boldly knowing Mukluk won’t back down.
Salsa Beargrease Carbon Frameset
$1,799.00
Beargrease is Salsa's carbon hotrod fat bike frame, designed to convert strength and determination into speed. The super light chassis paired with your choice of sure-footed 27.5 x 4 wheels and tires reinforce Beargrease’s objective; to keep you in the express lane wherever you’re headed. Point your front wheel towards the start line of a race on groomed snow or singletrack, challenge yourself on an overnight bikepacking trip, or just get your trail riding on.
Salsa Mukluk Carbon Frameset
$1,999.00
Mukluk is Salsa's most versatile fat bike frame, offering clearance for the most flotation on soft surfaces and designed to excel in the wide variety of riding conditions that fat bikers face. Whether you’re methodically attempting a first route in the Northwest Territories or chasing sunlight in Moab, Mukluk can do it all. Pair up this frame with the build kit of your choice, as well as some super fat tires (up to 4.8-inches wide!) and get ready to float over whatever's in your path.
Salsa Beargrease Carbon Deore
$2,299.00
Beargrease is Salsa's carbon hotrod fat bike, designed to convert strength and determination into speed. The super light chassis and the sure-footed rollover of 27.5 x 4 wheels and tires reinforce Beargrease’s objective; to keep you in the express lane wherever you’re headed. Point your front wheel towards the start line of a race on groomed snow or singletrack, challenge yourself on an overnight bikepacking trip, or just get your trail riding on. The Beargrease keeps things fast and grippy on a pair of Maxxis tires and Sun Ringle Mulefut rims. Shimano's Deore drivetrain components are a benchmark of reliability and easy use, no matter what the trail ahead looks like. Grab a fistful of SRAM's Level brakes and powerslide across the finish line in style.
Salsa Blackborow GX Eagle
$2,799.00
Blackborow is Salsa’s “dream big” fatbike, best paired with an unlimited imagination. With huge carrying capacity, via abundant frame and fork braze-ons, and room for four full-sized panniers on the beautifully engineered rear rack, your “It sure would be awesome to…” list of expeditions is more feasible than ever. The SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain gives you an enormous gear range to haul you and your gear up and through all manner of terrain, while Hayes mechanical disc brakes provide outstanding braking power while remaining field-serviceable. Blackborow’s Sun Ringle Mulefut wheels and Maxxis FBF/FBR tires open the door to nearly anywhere, even when you’re fully loaded. When resupplies along your route are few and far between, or you want to incorporate backcountry skiing, fishing, trailbuilding, camping or any number of other opportunities into your journey, Blackborow will be at the top of your pack list every time.
Salsa Beargrease Carbon NX Eagle
$2,899.00
Beargrease is our carbon hotrod fat bike, designed to convert strength and determination into speed. The super light chassis and the sure-footed rollover of 27.5 x 4 wheels and tires reinforce Beargrease’s objective; to keep you in the express lane wherever you’re headed. Point your front wheel towards the start line of a race on groomed snow or singletrack, challenge yourself on an overnight bikepacking trip, or just get your trail riding on. It's all traction all the time with fast and shreddy Maxxis tires on Sun Ringle Mulefut rims. And the SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain, with twelve snappy, wide-ranging gears, gets you through the ups, downs, and all-arounds of your daily ride. Need to keep your speed in check? SRAM Guide brakes are on duty, keeping everything calm and controlled.
Salsa Blackborow GX Eagle
$2,899.00
Blackborow is Salsa's “dream big” fat bike, best paired with an unlimited imagination. With huge carrying capacity via abundant frame and fork braze-ons, and room for four full-sized panniers on the beautifully engineered rear rack, your “It sure would be awesome to…” list of expeditions is more feasible than ever. When resupplies along your route are few and far between, or you want to incorporate backcountry skiing, fishing, trail building, camping or any number of other opportunities into your journey, Blackborow will be at the top of your pack list every time. Fat 27.5-inch tires from Maxxis are paired with Sun Ringle Mulfut rims for traction and control. The SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain features twelve wide-range gears and fast, precise shifting and Hayes disc brakes provide surefire stopping power.
Salsa Mukluk Carbon NX Eagle
$2,999.00
Mukluk is Salsa's most versatile fat bike, offering the most flotation on soft surfaces and designed to excel in the wide variety of riding conditions that fat bikers face. Whether you’re methodically attempting a first route in the Northwest Territories or chasing sunlight in Moab, Mukluk can do it all. Sun Ringle rims and fat Maxxis tires float over the rough stuff and the snow alike. The 1x12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain is the ticket to hill-topping low gears and ripping fast descents while the SRAM Guide T disc brakes keep the fun under control.
Salsa Beargrease Carbon GX Eagle
$3,899.00
Beargrease is Salsa's carbon hotrod fat bike, designed to convert strength and determination into speed. The super light chassis and the sure-footed rollover of 27.5 x 4 wheels and tires reinforce Beargrease’s objective; to keep you in the express lane wherever you’re headed. Point your front wheel towards the start line of a race on groomed snow or singletrack, challenge yourself on an overnight bikepacking trip, or just get your trail riding on. Sun Ringle Mulefut rims are shod with Maxxis tires for sure-footed traction wherever your path leads. The Beargrease ditches the double chainring for a super-wide SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain. And SRAM Guide R brakes keep the fun under control.
Salsa Mukluk Carbon GX Eagle
$3,999.00
Mukluk is Salsa's most versatile fat bike, offering the most flotation on soft surfaces and designed to excel in the wide variety of riding conditions that fat bikers face. Whether you’re methodically attempting a first route in the Northwest Territories or chasing sunlight in Moab, Mukluk can do it all. Need traction? How about a pair of Maxxis Minion tires on Sung Ringle Mulefut rims. SRAM GX Eagles components ditch the double chainring to provide all the range you need in a simple, lightweight, and snappy twelve-speed setup. SRAM Guide R brakes rein in the fun and keep you in control.
Salsa Beargrease Carbon X01 Eagle
$5,599.00
Beargrease is Salsa's carbon hotrod fat bike, designed to convert strength and determination into speed. The super light chassis and the sure-footed rollover of 27.5 x 4 wheels and tires reinforce Beargrease’s objective; to keep you in the express lane wherever you’re headed. Point your front wheel towards the start line of a race on groomed snow or singletrack, challenge yourself on an overnight bikepacking trip, or just get your trail riding on. The Mukluk rolls on super grippy Maxxis Minion tires and exceptionally light and tough carbon rims from Whisky Pars Co. When it's time to climb you can rely on SRAM's X01 Eagle drivetrain to provide twelve wide-ranging gears that will shift fast and precise. SRAM Guide RS brakes grip sure and fast so you can power through the turns of your favorite trails.
Specialized Fatboy 20
$770.00
Get your kids in on the fatbike fun with the Specialized Fatboy 20. It features a lightweight aluminum frame with gigantic 4.0-inch wide Ground Control tires to devour everything in your path. The super-wide 20-inch aluminum rims have the stability and durability to roll through rocky, root-filled trails with an ease that promises confidence and fun. SRAM's got drivetrain duties covered with a quick-shifting X4 drivetrain. And, powerful Tektro Aires mechanical disc brakes deliver solid stopping power. Trail? Sand? Snow? The Fatboy 20 owns it all.
Specialized Fatboy 24
$800.00
It's a kid's job to ride bikes, have fun, and eat cake. With a lightweight aluminum frame and gigantic 4-inch wide tires, the Specialized Fatboy 24 devours snow, mud, and sand like a boss. The super-wide 24-inch aluminum rims have the stability and durability to roll through rocky, root-filled trails with an ease that promises confidence and fun. SRAM's got drivetrain duties covered with a quick-shifting X4 drivetrain. And, powerful Tektro Aires mechanical disc brakes deliver solid stopping power. Whether you and your child are looking forward to the next snow day or just want a unique trail experience, the Fatboy 24 is guaranteed to make everyone smile.
Specialized Fatboy SE
$1,620.00
If having fun for the sake of having fun sounds appealing to you, "going fat" will change the way you ride forever. The security and control that the wheel system found on our Fatboy SE provides is unparalleled. You get dramatically more traction, grip, and floatation than with traditional mountain tires, all without sacrificing much to climbing efficiency. The end result is easy to explain—you have way more fun. And to make sure of it, we built the Fatboy with a durable, no-nonsense list of components that are low-maintenance and eager to perform season after season. - The frame features an M5 alloy construction that provides the ideal blend of efficiency and durability, while the geometry creates a roomy top tube and short chainstays for easy climbing and confident descending. - Our alloy fork with air-formed legs is lightweight and pairs up perfectly with the fat wheel system to soak up trail chatter and bumps. - The Shimano 10-speed groupset features a wide gear range that delivers climbing and descending efficiency in spades. On top of this, the one-by setup is notorious for being next to impossible to drop a chain with, plus it provides significant weight savings in comparison to a standard two-by setup.
Specialized Fatboy
$1,919.99
Going fat isn't just a fun way to ride—it's a ride revolution. The security and control that the wheel system, found on our Fatboy, provides is unparalleled. You get dramatically more traction, grip, and floatation than with traditional mountain tires, all without sacrificing much to climbing efficiency. The end result is easy to explain—you have way more fun. And to make sure of it, we built the Fatboy with a durable list of components that are low-maintenance and eager to perform season after season. Have more fun—go fat. - The frame features an M5 alloy construction that provides the ideal blend of efficiency and durability, while the geometry creates a roomy top tube and short chainstays for easy climbing and confident descending. - A FACT carbon fiber fork provides tons of compliance and absorbs chatter, while simultaneously keeping the overall weight of the bike down. - The SRAM NX one-by groupset keeps things simple, and is ready to take on the trail for the long haul.
Specialized Fatboy
$1,920.00
Going fat isn't just a fun way to ride—it's a ride revolution. The security and control that the wheel system, found on our Fatboy, provides is unparalleled. You get dramatically more traction, grip, and floatation than with traditional mountain tires, all without sacrificing much to climbing efficiency. The end result is easy to explain—you have way more fun. And to make sure of it, we built the Fatboy with a durable list of components that are low-maintenance and eager to perform season after season. Have more fun—go fat. - The frame features an M5 alloy construction that provides the ideal blend of efficiency and durability, while the geometry creates a roomy top tube and short chainstays for easy climbing and confident descending. - A FACT carbon fiber fork provides tons of compliance and absorbs chatter, while simultaneously keeping the overall weight of the bike down. - The SRAM NX one-by groupset keeps things simple and is ready to take on the trail for the long haul.
Specialized Fatboy Comp Carbon
$3,219.99
Every now and again, we're all faced with going on a diet, and the same is true for our Fatboy. With the new Fatboy Comp Carbon, we've elevated the fat bike platform to a higher level of performance, strength, and efficiency. It features a sophisticated 10m carbon construction that's lightweight, ultra-compliant, and stiff in all the right places for the climbs. The layup also allowed us to integrate internal cable routing to keep things clean and simple through nasty conditions. Sprinkle in a durable one-by drivetrain and some near bombproof alloy wheels, and you have a bike that will give new purpose to winter and more fun to springtime. - An immaculate FACT carbon fiber construction ensures that the frame is lightweight and plenty stiff in all the right places. Internal cable routing is also incorporated; ensuring that slush, sand, snow, or dirt will have no bearing on performance out on the trail. - A FACT carbon fiber fork provides tons of compliance and absorbs chatter, while simultaneously keeping the overall weight of the bike down. - SRAM's 12-speed GX Eagle drivetrain, with a Truvativ Descendent crank, features an ultra-wide gear range that delivers climbing and descending efficiency in spades. On top of this, the one-by setup is notorious for being next to impossible to drop a chain with, plus it provides a significant weight savings in comparison to a standard two-by setup.
Specialized S-Works Fatboy
$7,000.00
Whether you're riding on singletrack, sand, or groomed snow, free yourself of excess weight and float over the terrain on the shockingly lightweight S-Works Fatboy. By incorporating carbon, they've elevated the fat bike platform to a higher level of performance, strength, and efficiency. This go-anywhere champ is built around a svelte FACT 10m Carbon frame and vibration-quieting carbon fork. Tubeless 4-inch wide Ground Control tires are wrapped around lightweight HED Big Deal carbon wheels, laced around DT Swiss hubs, that provide trail-shredding stability while flying up climbs. While you're eyeing new and offbeat places to roll your Fatboy, you can count on the efficient 11-speed one-by SRAM XX1 drivetrain powered by carbon Race Face Next SL cranks to get you there quickly. When it's time to slow it all down and take in the scenery, carbon SRAM Guide RS brakes are on the case. Sand? Snow? Mud? The Fatboy is one light fatty that backs it up with ability.
Surly Wednesday Frameset
$650.00
Wednesday is a frame with a decade of Surly's Omniterra design experience distilled into one steel package. Wednesday can ride over the same type of pretty much anything all of their other Omniterra bikes can, but they borrowed elements from both their Trail and Touring categories to create an Omniterra ride that can truly handle anything you want to attempt. Want to point the thing down a mountain and roll those dice? Wednesday has geometry spry enough to get you through the techy stuff, stable enough for the fast stuff, and doesn’t feel sluggish when you have to ride back to the top. It also has the chops for any sort of expedition you may want to undertake. It has plenty of bottle mounts; triple bottle bosses on both fork legs and the down tube; standard bottle mounts on the seat tube and underside of the down tube; plus rack mounts on the frame and fork and fender eyelets on the dropouts, along with barrel bosses on the crown, fork legs and mid-blade, thru-blade eyelets on the fork as well. It also has internal dropper post routing and Surly Trip Guides to manage all the housing and cables on your frame with style. Wednesday also has its very own dropout design as well – a rear-facing, slotted dropout that can use either 10mm or 12mm axles and exit rearward or vertically. They’re cast steel and spaced at 170/177mm. Wednesday gives you a lot of options in the tire clearance category. In the full-forward, short chainstay position you can run 26 x 3.8? tires on 80mm rims and in the full-rearward, longer chainstay position you get the option of 26 x 4.6? tires on an 80mm rim. Wednesday is made out of Surly's own proprietary 4130 CroMoly steel and is ED coated for extra protection from the elements.
Surly Wednesday Frameset
$650.00
The Wednesday is the result of over a decade of Omniterra design experience distilled into one steel package. It can easily ride over or through most anything our other Omniterra bikes can and then some. With the Wednesday Frameset, Surly borrowed elements from some of their Trail and Touring models to create an Omniterra whip that can truly handle anything you want to attempt. Want to point it down the side of mountain? Go ahead, roll those dice. And if you make it to the bottom, you’ll be able to ride back to the top for round two. Wednesday’s geometry is spry enough to get you through techy stuff, stable enough for the fast stuff, and doesn’t feel sluggish on terrain-crawling stuff. While Wednesday is plenty confident on terrifying terrain, it also has the chops for any sort of expedition you may want to undertake. Surly gave it all the necessary braze-ons and mounts for whatever accoutrements you feel necessary in your travels. Racks? Front and rear, friend. Fenders? You got it. Bottle mounts? How does triple bottle bosses on both fork legs and the down tube, and two sets of standard mounts on the main triangle grab you? They even gave Wednesday internal routing for a dropper post and Surly Trip Guides to keep everything nice and neat and free of rat’s nests. In the dropout department, Wednesday uses a cast steel, rear-facing, slotted dropout that can exit either rearward or vertically. They’re compatible with either 10mm or 12mm axles and are spaced at 170/177mm.
Surly Wednesday Frameset
$675.00
The Wednesday is Surly's all-terrain fat bike frame. The frame features trail-ready geometry, 4.6-inches of tire clearance, provides lots of cargo carrying capabilities and is suspension corrected for use with a 100mm suspension fork (sold separately). - 100% Surly 4130 CroMoly steel with 44mm headtube and internal dropper post cable routing - Frame is ED Coated for increased life expectancy - 1-1/8" straight steerer fork, 4130 CroMoly - 100mm threaded bottom bracket shell - Universal cast dropouts accommodate thru-axle or quick-release standards
Surly Ice Cream Truck Frameset
$825.00
Surly's Ice Cream Truck turns up the volume on fat. With unmatched traction and float courtesy of super wide tires (up to 4.8-inches wide!), and the flickable geometry of your favorite trail bike, this fatty feels frisky, limber, and ready for action. The symmetrically spaced 190mm rear end uses Surly's Modular Dropout system for an array of rear axles choices. 197mm thru-axle? 190mm geared? Singlespeed? All equally plausible possibilities with the Ice Cream Truck. A 44mm headtube provides fork options, and the frameset ships with a suspension-corrected, 150mm fork with a 15mm thru-axle. Surly's proprietary 4130 chromoly steel and corrosion-fighting ED coating add a hefty dose of tough to this bike. Now, where do you want to ride your Ice Cream Truck?
Surly Ice Cream Truck Frameset
$825.00
The Ice Cream Truck goes where most other bikes can’t. Snow, rocks, mud, sand — you name it, and chances are, someone has ridden it on an Ice Cream Truck. Don’t let that terrain-crawling ability fool you into thinking the Ice Cream Truck is slow and sluggish, though. A long top tube (best paired with a short stem) and short stays make it trail-approved and ready to rip. And with 4.8” tires on 100mm rims, “trail” is relative. Show a snowman who’s boss, ride through a sand castle — all while riding the perfect get-away vehicle. Or you can stick to riding terrain that won’t ruin a child’s day. It all starts with Surly's proprietary ED-coated 4130 CroMoly steel. ED coating provides a solid foundation for paint externally while adding a layer of corrosion protection internally. The Ice Cream Truck’s frame is symmetrically-spaced at 190mm and features Surly's MDS dropout system, so you have the option of running a 197mm thru-axle, 190mm geared or a single speed rear end. Each frameset comes with all three MDS chips so you can choose your own adventure. A 132mm wide PressFit 41 bottom bracket allowed Surly to play with the stays a bit more and move them a little further out, creating a much stiffer rear end. If you feel like swapping out the included suspension-corrected, straight blade fork, you’ll have plenty of options thanks to the Ice Cream Truck’s 44mm headtube. In a world full of uncertainties, there’s one thing you can count on: Ice Cream Truck will really take you places. At least when it comes to riding a bike — it can’t do much to help you fix the rest of your life.
Surly Wednesday
$1,550.00
The Wednesday is the result of over a decade of fat bike design experience distilled into one steely-eyed package. With Wednesday, Surly borrowed elements from some of their Trail and Touring models to create a whip that can truly handle anything you want. The frame features trail-ready geometry, 4.6" of tire clearance, and lots of cargo carrying capabilities. - 100% Surly 4130 CroMoly steel with 44mm headtube and internal dropper post cable routing - Frame is ED Coated for increased life expectancy - 1-1/8" straight steerer fork, 4130 CroMoly - 100mm Threaded BB shell - Universal cast dropouts accommodate thru-axle or quick-release standards
Surly Big Fat Dummy Frameset
$1,599.00 - $1,650.00
The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ‘ol spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy-squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations. For all the nuts and bolts of compatibility read Surly's blog on the subject.
Surly Pugsley
$1,900.00
The Surly Pugsley may be the original fat bike, but this one is far from the original. Previously a great all-around fat bike, the Pugsley has been redesigned to be an ideal off-road touring and exploration rig. Surly lengthened the chainstays 12mm for stability when loaded and so your heels float effortlessly past panniers. The tweaked rear rack mounts on the dropouts let you center your rack over the wheel, despite the offset rear triangle. Those dropouts will take a 142x12mm thru axle if that's your schtick, but this rig comes with a 135mm QR hub, snug as a bug with a pair of adapter washers. Pugsley brings back the 135mm-spaced offset fork, so you can run a front wheel with a spare cog or freewheel as a bail-out option to swap with the rear if your internally-geared hub freezes up in neutral or you smash your derailleur having too much fun. A plethora of three-pack mounts give you gear-hauling options aplenty, and a Surly Moloko Bar gives your hands damn near as many options as well, so they stay clappably happy even on your longest, story-generating adventures.
Surly Big Fat Dummy
$3,025.00
The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ol' spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations.
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