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    Custom fat bike by Wraith

    My friend Daren of Wraith bikes fame welded up this frame recently. I only did the expanded parking lot test ride but the short stays and slack geometry made my Pugs feel like a slug. Very impressed.

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    Re: Custom fat bike by Wraith

    Damn sexy. All mountain fat bike. I like
    No moss...

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    Reminds me of those old school freeride hardtails.....

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    Looks like it has a On One Fatty Fork on Frt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gcappy View Post
    Oh, now you like fat bikes. lol.
    Have you ever ridden one? I bought one before I had ever been on one taking a big chance. I am SOoo glad that I did because it is SOoo much fun. When a fat bike is described like a runnaway bus .. yup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TRAIL CRANKER View Post
    Looks like it has a On One Fatty Fork on Frt.
    Similar I guess, but that is a Wraith fork also. Frame & fork are tig welded 4130 Cr-Mo.

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    That's lovely - will it take gears without chain scrub?

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    more pics please, 'specially round the seat'n'stays area of the bike.
    No fuss with my MUSS,... or my Rockies
    Yes, I've fffound it!

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    Nice, I dig the clever lower seattube/seatstay interface. Bet that thing is fun to ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbhammercycle View Post
    more pics please, 'specially round the seat'n'stays area of the bike.
    Here are a couple more:



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    Very cool and Very original!!

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    Rad as hell. Love it.
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    "Grunt"...hee,heee...

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    Thanks for the additional pics. That's one red hot 2 trot Grunt.
    No fuss with my MUSS,... or my Rockies
    Yes, I've fffound it!

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    It is a brilliant interpretation of a fatty...Daren builds some pretty cool stuff for sure. 'One of my favorite local builders! I hope to have him build me a SS 29er version of the 6-Fiddy someday....which I suppose would be a 9er-fiddy or something...Wraith bicycles is dedicated to building chromoly steel Full suspension bicycles for DH (down hill) trail or all mountain, custom made for the individual and not the masses.

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    It runs single speed but with 2 cogs in the back?

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    Nice to see something creative.
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    I wish it was called "GUNT" instead of "GRUNT"
    ...Be careful what you're looking at because it might be looking back...

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithcreek View Post
    It runs single speed but with 2 cogs in the back?
    Not sure if that cog is just used as a spacer or is an option to manually change gearing if necessary. Those pics are from his maiden voyage. Daren plans to run it as a SS but a rear derailleur could be added.

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    just got done riding that same bike, it really does ride nice. my pugs cannot compare. that short wheelbase is awesome

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    Mine's up next. He's got the bits in the jig and it should be done end of month. Can't wait!
    Come stay and play at da Kingdom Trails! - http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3486813

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodyak View Post
    Mine's up next. He's got the bits in the jig and it should be done end of month. Can't wait!
    Congrats! I was hoping to have him build me a Newsboy style fat bike but he was having issues doing large diameter bends. Hopefully some day...

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    That is BAAD S
    Man I hope someone brought TP.

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