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    Iceland Bike Packing Trip

    Great terrain; unbelievably beautiful. Should have brought a fatbike.

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    Iceland Bike Packing Trip

    Fantastic thanks for sharing
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    Gotta get me there someday. Looks like prime fatbike terrain. Thanks for sharing.

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    Wow, amazing!

    FWIW: no kidding on grinding up rim brakes in ash.... we have older/more thinly spread deposits here in central WA, and even so I was wearing through the rims on my old 1994 bike when I finally got rid of it. Disk brakes were a godsend when they arrived.
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    Thanks for the report. Definitely sounds like great fatbike terrain.
    Safe riding,

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    I very much want to return on a fatbike with front suspension...
    The 650b tires did well for the overall mixed riding of the trip, but once we got into the more technical the back-country terrain, a fatbike would have given the trip a whole other dimension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beard of Power View Post
    Great terrain; unbelievably beautiful. Should have brought a fatbike.

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    Funny. I'm in Reykjavik right now loading up my fat bike! Going to be doing a more western route up thru bingvellier and up the kalsidalur route.

    I met a guy a few days ago riding a fat bike along the southern coast. Seems the fatties are starting to make a presence in iceland for sure.

    Ill let y'all know how it goes.

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    Awesome! If you have time cruise by the bike shop Kria and talk with the owner he is very knowledgable about various bike routes around he island and lesser known hot springs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelisreal4130 View Post
    I met a guy a few days ago riding a fat bike along the southern coast.
    Quite possibly my friend Geoff: Unchained Iceland | ? explore ? inspire ? repeat ?

    Checkout his adventure blog as he rides the southern coast and beaches on his Gates driven IGH fattie

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    Sweet, was in Iceland for 2 weeks in June. No biking for me but a lot of your pictures looked familiar. A fat bike would be great up there. Nice pictures.
    Whiskey

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