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    The Fat Bee's Knees :)

    I have just come across this rather unusual Fat bike .

    It looks like a collision between Nicolai + Meccano + An old Sintesi DH frame !

    Here is an article on the concept !

    Bees modular bike transforms and adapts to your riding

    Cheers,
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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder .....I LoVe it !!!!
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    Looks like a cheese grater. No thanks!
    The leg bone's connected to the Cash Bone!

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    Looks like a honeycomb :-) . Tho I know butt welds are strong, the junction of the top tube (?) To the head tube(?) Doesn't look like there is much side torque reinforcement. But that may be a non issue . otherwise, it looks very cool.

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    It's like an erector set, way cool.
    Not sure it would ever catch on as a mainstream bike, but I can see it's value as a concept/sizing platform that a small/mid-size builder may use to help dial fit for clients. Let them test ride a geometry before final build with traditional materials.

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    Yes, that is way cool, I think most of us could not afford it even if you wanted one. A lot of engineering went into that.

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    But just think of all the mud you can take home with you!
    Crazy on this ship of fools...

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    Super cool!! How much???


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    Quote Originally Posted by laxdad View Post
    Super cool!! How much???


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    I'd estimate about 35.
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

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    Looks cool, but I would fear cutting my shorts or leg in a crash.

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    I would end up paying someone to clean it for me.

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    Wild design, but yeah, definitely not something I'd ride. I also have my doubts about the weld at the head tube. But especially, I have my doubts about the long-term durability of all the bolt-together joints. How long before stuff starts rounding out and develops play? I could see an old, well-ridden one of these being a whole orchestra of creaks.

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    With my luck, the focker would whistle.

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