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    Clues about Surly's newest (fat?)bike

    From the official Surly twitter stream...

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    Fat tires are to trails what I am to bacon
    @surlybikes

    They said it couldn't be done. Well, wait until you see what we've come up with
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    A mythical beast is being ridden
    @surlybikes

    This bike is eating the trails alive
    Hmmmm, what could it possibly be?

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    Just when you think you got it figured out, there goes the rug.

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    Full Suspension before Salsa does it???

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfkbike2 View Post
    Full Suspension before Salsa does it???
    That's what I'm hoping for, but it would be a huge departure for them, so I'm not so sure that's it.

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    Perhaps they took a cue from 9:zero:7 and are putting together a symmetrical rear compatible with BFL.

    Really I am just hoping for a BFNate

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    A friend of a friend of mine owns a shop.....and he heard from a rep that he talked to a guy at QBP who saw the bike in question. It's belt driven with an internally geared hub and drop bars. It's a steel frame and it clears their new 130mm rims and 5.65" tires.

    It's going to be awesome!! I can't wait! I'm going to build mine with blue anno components and red grips.

    Anyone have any suggestions for a good seat post for it?

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    new tires is what i want from surly
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    Drink coffee....ride bikes....eat cake
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    "What they said cannot be done"...

    Mmmm maybe tubeless rims and tyres?
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    Quote Originally Posted by donkey View Post
    A friend of a friend of mine owns a shop.....and he heard from a rep that he talked to a guy at QBP who saw the bike in question. It's belt driven with an internally geared hub and drop bars. It's a steel frame and it clears their new 130mm rims and 5.65" tires.

    It's going to be awesome!! I can't wait! I'm going to build mine with blue anno components and red grips.

    Anyone have any suggestions for a good seat post for it?

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    Ridiculous! Nobody puts grips on drop bars. Especially red ones.

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    Well, I want 6" tyres
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    Quote Originally Posted by donkey View Post
    a steel frame and it clears their new 130mm rims and 5.65" tires.
    Want it aaaaaaaallllll.......

    But would happily settle for BigFatNate.
    This isn't a "you're doing it wrong" topic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donkey View Post
    A friend of a friend of mine owns a shop.....and he heard from a rep that he talked to a guy at QBP who saw the bike in question. It's belt driven with an internally geared hub and drop bars. It's a steel frame and it clears their new 130mm rims and 5.65" tires.
    I know you're being tongue in cheek, but I can't help but think you're making fun of (most of) my bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew Diller View Post
    I know you're being tongue in cheek, but I can't help but think you're making fun of (most of) my bike.
    That's funny, I thought he was mocking my blue anno parts!

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    Nope
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    gimme a break.. tubeless from surly? Full susp from Surly?!!
    mythical beast.. hummm. eating up trails. humm again.

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    "Fat tires are to trails what I am to bacon"
    "They said it couldn't be done. Well, wait until you see what we've come up with"
    "A mythical beast is being ridden"
    "This bike is eating the trails alive"

    Wild Boar Hunting Information
    Scroll down and skim through 'Damage and Disease':
    "With an appetite for practically anything in their path, feral swine are responsible for considerable damage"
    "Feral swine are often referred to as “living rototillers” due to their destructive digging"
    "As the summer months heat up, feral swine seek out wet areas to roll in the mud or “wallow.”"

    Something shod in 'Big Feral Nates'?!

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    "A mythical beast is being ridden" . Sounds like a new bike.
    Mythical beasts: Bigfoot, chupacabra, sasquatch, yeti (taken), minotaur, Jersey Devil, unicorn...

    "This bike is eating the trails alive"
    Probably not a vegetarian beast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmooveP View Post
    "A mythical beast is being ridden" . Sounds like a new bike.
    Mythical beasts: Bigfoot, chupacabra, sasquatch, yeti (taken), minotaur, Jersey Devil, unicorn...

    "This bike is eating the trails alive"
    Probably not a vegetarian beast.
    Yea, but then there's the bacon analogy. Any mythical pig beasts? Or just wild boars that are pretty elusive aside from their trail of destruction...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmooveP View Post
    "A mythical beast is being ridden" . Sounds like a new bike.
    Mythical beasts: Bigfoot, chupacabra, sasquatch, yeti (taken), minotaur, Jersey Devil, unicorn...

    "This bike is eating the trails alive"
    Probably not a vegetarian beast.
    Chupacabra, Jabberwocky, Bandersnatch..... these names are up for grabs again
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    Found this on google, Babirusa.... though to have mythical qualities.

    Though dont google image "mythical pig"
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    Starting a little sooner this year, are we?

    Last year was fun. This one could be too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozzybmx View Post
    Found this on google, Babirusa.... though to have mythical qualities.

    Though dont google image "mythical pig"
    22 posts and the shark has been jumped.

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    they've got a line on special order IGH's, ultra-low torque ones with some weirdo cog offset that'll clear a nate on a centered 135mm frame, maybe a 73mm bb to avoid 100mm bb q-factor induced knee pains?
    that's all the "they say it can't be done" I can think of in one bike that's still a rigid. (as per Surly's MO)

    wasn't there someone with a SS retrotec frame with standard bb that cleared endos?
    just requires a hub that places the cog FAR out.

    could be a travel coupled bike, but that's hardly "can't be done" stuff...
    If steel is real then aluminium is supercallafragiliniun!

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