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    Failed or odd fatbike ideas pictures

    I thought I'd create a space to collect some pics of ideas that have been tried to do the job of a fatbike (including motorbikes).

    I'll start with this.



    (Photo from bikebreakerbaker's website)

    This thing was marketed using Gary Nixon (famous racer) but it never came to anything.

    Try not to post pics of anything you'd actually want to ride offroad.

    So how about some Hannebrinks for this thread?
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    Laugh if you will, but I saw a photo of that in the back of a motorcycle magazine and started to drool.

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    Yeah; always been a sucker for thumpers, that Cub brings to mind the old 250 BMW and the
    441 Victor of yesteryear. Sigh!

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    You mean like the Ktrak?


    Interesting idea that didn't really work well - or least not as well as what it cost?
    Fatbikes are much more fun than they should be allowed to be!

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    Didn't one guy on this forum try the Ktrak - just the ski - and report it as being pretty nice in powder?
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    I like the fat contraption at 0:26.

    2008 Kinetic Sculpture Race02 on Vimeo

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    Honestly, you just take a deep breath and say Fuck it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    The perfect bike for the wider heavier rims and tires are better set Once up to speed nothing will stop it.
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    That brake track looks a bit iffy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev-Bot View Post
    That brake track looks a bit iffy!
    BAH!! - Who needs brakes?!
    Honestly, you just take a deep breath and say Fuck it.

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    Highdell, that's just perfect!

    Not sure it needs the sidestand.

    Any info on it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Velobike View Post
    Highdell, that's just perfect!

    Not sure it needs the sidestand.

    Any info on it?
    nope, just a pic I found a while ago - I, toot, would kike the stiry
    Honestly, you just take a deep breath and say Fuck it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    Dude that ain't failed, it's a big win

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    Here is one built by my friend. It is hub less in the rear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bighit View Post
    Here is one built by my friend. It is hub less in the rear.
    Looks like this is going to be an interesting thread. I love the innovation in the cruiser/chopper world, even if I wouldn't like to try to ride some of them up a hill - or down for that matter!

    More pics?
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    We tend to plan our ridess around not climbing. The best part of cycling is letting go and making a fun bike to ride for giggles. Swing by our forum and join the dark side.

    I got tons of pics I just got to dig em up.

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    Here is one single sided goodness, tandem and Hoosier tire love.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bighit View Post
    Dude that ain't failed, it's a big win
    I was going off of the 'odd' in the thread title
    Honestly, you just take a deep breath and say Fuck it.

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    No offence taken to anything. This thread is gonna get interesting.

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    Here's 2 more fat parade bikes.
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    Fatbikes are much more fun than they should be allowed to be!

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    Awesome thread!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lintott View Post
    I like the fat contraption at 0:26.

    2008 Kinetic Sculpture Race02 on Vimeo
    That's one of Peter Wm. Wagner's rides, Bucking for Glory:

    Bucking for Glory.... ready-to-race!

    ...and a Flickr video of a similar Hoosier tire rig, the Bouncing Friendly Gnome, in action.

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