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    2 wheel drift on a fat bike

    Had a great ride today and pushed it a bit harder than normal on the bends on gravel until the I started to lose traction. I discovered that with a fat bike you can control the drift/ slide a lot easier than on skinnys. Is this normal, and am I just slow or am I pushing a little too far to the edge. I liken it to a four wheel slide in a car in gravel. Great fun but fear it could end bad.

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    Sounds like fun to me
    Probably only one way to find out how far is too far!!!!
    Good luck
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    See my profile pic.

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    since the popularity of the fatbike is gaining this year. it will probably be a favorite of allot of people. this winter on snow

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    It's fun! I have a downhill gravel road coming out of one of the places I ride and if I get up to about 25mph (strava) my fatboy will slid and drift like nobody's business. One corner is a long off camber sweeper and is very fun. But sometimes it can get a little hairy if you get in too hot.
    Last edited by Oldgt; 06-29-2014 at 10:57 AM.

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    I do it at least a few times each ride but I do worry about the tire grabbing traction and the ensuing damage. Hasn't happened yet but...

    Yes it is way easier on my Fatboy than any bike I've ever owned other than my pavement bike on dirt.

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    I have found it much easier to recover from that situation on a fat bike, as there is sooo much tire there to use it really helps avoid nasty wrecks.

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