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    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    I am now wondering if the Dolo would work just as well for half the price. I'm so new to all of this I'm not sure I can appreciate all the little nuances. I want to be able to mount this on the back of my Vanagon when I camp and I don't think 15lbs diff in weight will be a big deal for me.
    from what i have read the dolo has a heavy wheelset that many replace. rolling weight can be a lot more work than overall weight, and upgrading the tires and tubes will bring you close to the cost of the gravity. you also have the benefit of having more gear range which will be very helpful when the hills roll around.

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    Thx... good to know Pxpaulx

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    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    I am now wondering if the Dolo would work just as well for half the price. I'm so new to all of this I'm not sure I can appreciate all the little nuances. I want to be able to mount this on the back of my Vanagon when I camp and I don't think 15lbs diff in weight will be a big deal for me.
    there is a big dolomite thread on here, you can read up on it and decide for yourself if you think that the bike will work for you. i know i almost did, but personally i'm glad that i waited for the gravity. the information is all here, it really comes down to what you want out of the bike. if you think that the mongoose will serve the purpose that you want it to, then go for it. in the end the only thing that matters is that you're happy with whatever bike you end up with. it doesn't matter what strangers on the internet think.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Dolomite benefits are the cost and the really wide rims. downfall is the weight, non-sealed bottom bracket, heavy tires, and cheap metal. If you start replacing parts on the dolo right off the bat (new seatpost, handlebar, tires, and freewheel) you're pretty much at the price of the bullseye and it still won't be as reliable. If you get the dolo, ride it as it is and replace stuff as it breaks (most under warranty). Also, the dolo only comes in one size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    Dolomite benefits are the cost and the really wide rims. downfall is the weight, non-sealed bottom bracket, heavy tires, and cheap metal. If you start replacing parts on the dolo right off the bat (new seatpost, handlebar, tires, and freewheel) you're pretty much at the price of the bullseye and it still won't be as reliable. If you get the dolo, ride it as it is and replace stuff as it breaks (most under warranty). Also, the dolo only comes in one size.
    i didn't like that it doesn't follow any standards for bb or have a place to mount a FD. the freewheel rear hub makes it hard to upgrade/replace parts. that's just me though, i think that for just riding around it would be fine, but i wanted a bike that i could ride seriously and upgrade as i inevitably break things.
    honestly, i think that it would be fine for what tequilasunset wants to do with it. not having to wait months to get it is nice too.
    (keep in mind that i have never ridden one and don't actually know what i'm talking about)
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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    i didn't like that it doesn't follow any standards for bb or have a place to mount a FD. the freewheel rear hub makes it hard to upgrade/replace parts. that's just me though, i think that for just riding around it would be fine, but i wanted a bike that i could ride seriously and upgrade as i inevitably break things.
    honestly, i think that it would be fine for what tequilasunset wants to do with it. not having to wait months to get it is nice too.
    (keep in mind that i have never ridden one and don't actually know what i'm talking about)

    Gotta love the honesty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    Gotta love the honesty!
    haha! yeah, honesty is big for me. i wish that people would stop trying to present their (often uninformed) opinions as fact. it's a huge pet peeve of mine, so i just wanted to put it out in the open that my speculations are based off of what i have read and heard from other people, and not my own first hand experience. i would hate to give you (or anybody else) false information.
    I CAN tell you for sure that the bullseye monster is a lot of bike for $500 and a great platform to build off of, but it sounds like you don't need that, and might be equally happy on the cheaper bike. i'm always in favor of getting what i want for the least possible cost.
    i'm happy to answer any questions about the BD bike, but like i said before, you should make up your own mind based on your personal preferences rather than just what people on an internet forum tell you.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    The deal breaker for me is the 47lb weight stock for the Dolomite. I was going to get one for my son to ride this winter but the weight scared me off so I got him a used Pugsley. :-)
    He wants a Boris X5 though so I may sell it (I can get and paid more for it than the X5)...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Destr0 View Post
    The deal breaker for me is the 47lb weight stock for the Dolomite. I was going to get one for my son to ride this winter but the weight scared me off so I got him a used Pugsley. :-)
    He wants a Boris X5 though so I may sell it (I can get and paid more for it than the X5)...
    what a little brat!


    J/K, what a lucky kid. my dad never bought me a fat bike.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Re: Gravity Bullseye Monster


    Still taking everything I can dish out.


    And tonight I got a chance to put on the lock ons I got for it.


    The color matches pretty well. I like it. Combined with the green tires it will be pretty neat looking.


    I think if I do end up needing a new hub at some point, a set of the blue hopes would go really well with the stem and head badge.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Did re-packing work?

    And nice grips. I'm at barely 20KM so far, been too busy & out of town, and TBH riding the other bikes.

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    i will tear them down and grease them up. i meant to do that before riding, but i was too excited to get it together and take it for a ride. i haven't really given the thing a break since i got it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    what a little brat!


    J/K, what a lucky kid. my dad never bought me a fat bike.
    LOL! I suppose I shouldn't tell you about the Salsa Horsethief 1 I am building him for Christmas either then? He already has a built Soma Groove hard tail so he needs a fat bike and a full squish bike for the bike Trifecta, right? ;-)

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    Re: Gravity Bullseye Monster

    Quote Originally Posted by Destr0 View Post
    LOL! I suppose I shouldn't tell you about the Salsa Horsethief 1 I am building him for Christmas either then? He already has a built Soma Groove hard tail so he needs a fat bike and a full squish bike for the bike Trifecta, right? ;-)
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dinkeldorf View Post
    Did re-packing work?

    And nice grips. I'm at barely 20KM so far, been too busy & out of town, and TBH riding the other bikes.
    I haven tried it yet. I think the clicking might be coming from the pedals. Its my second set of the stockers, and needless to say the bearings are beyond shot. I ordered a set of flats from nashbar, but they are backordered and taking forever to get here.
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    Well, the clicking isnt the pedals.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Any word on stock? It's September, after all. I went to the black 18 inch and it said sold out when I attempted checkout. But 20-inch seemed in stock (I didn't buy, but was checking).

    My worry is that I click to pay and then it says it's out of stock after taking payment.

    Is 20-inch good for a 6,0 man with 32 inseam?

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    Uh oh. Crank / Cogs? Arthritis?

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    Well, the clicking isnt the pedals.

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    @Fairmont - BD seem to keep their inventory tied to their payment processor; you can't pay for an item not in stock. So the drop downs on the webpage are a bit slow, when you check out is when it trues up inventory. A lot of smaller webtailers do that, avoids dynamic content (that minute inventory) until truly needed.

    I'm 6'-0" & 34" IS. FWIW I got the 20" Grav Bull Mon; The stem is quite long, lots of seat post to play with, and lots of saddle rail.

    For comparison I also ride a 19" 'beacne HT 29er; a 56CM roadbike; 19" Kona FS Kona 29er. I recently decommissioned a 'becane 21" Gravity G29 SS 29er.

    YMMV.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fairmont View Post
    My worry is that I click to pay and then it says it's out of stock after taking payment.

    Is 20-inch good for a 6,0 man with 32 inseam?
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    Sorry to hear about your problem dirtdawg. Check the bolts on e chainrings. and the front wheel to see if the QR needs tightning. Mine clicked a little and then I noticed that thje wheel moved a bit and I re adjusted the QR and the clicking stopped. I haven't made any additions to the bike except for a waterbottle cage and lights. Got close to 75 miles on the monster and I really enjoy it. I am looking for a rear rack and a better trailer to haul more stuff in. The little one I have hardly holds more than three of four bags of groceries. Peace and love and a cold one

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldbear52 View Post
    Sorry to hear about your problem dirtdawg. Check the bolts on e chainrings. and the front wheel to see if the QR needs tightning. Mine clicked a little and then I noticed that thje wheel moved a bit and I re adjusted the QR and the clicking stopped. I haven't made any additions to the bike except for a waterbottle cage and lights. Got close to 75 miles on the monster and I really enjoy it. I am looking for a rear rack and a better trailer to haul more stuff in. The little one I have hardly holds more than three of four bags of groceries. Peace and love and a cold one
    Glad to hear you're enjoying the new bike! I have always wanted a BOB trailer or something similar for hauling tools and doing trail work. i think i would be able to make one, the most difficult part looks like where it mounts to the bike. they probably wouldnt be the best option for groceries, but the narrow profile would fit nicely down the singletrack that i like to ride.

    thanks to both of you for the suggestions, the QR's should be tight. i have the wheels off fairly often, but snugging it up a little bit shouldnt hurt. i will check the chainring bolts, as they could be clicking under pressure too. and as for arthritis.... i hope not, as i'm only 22.
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    Uh oh. Crank / Cogs? Arthritis?
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    I went ahead and pulled the trigger on a matte black Bullseye Monster! Super excited. I was really torn between this and the Lurch, but I think the price on the Gravity was perfect. I rode through all of last winter in Fairbanks, AK on a mountain bike with studs, so I'm excited to see what kind of opportunities the fatbike will open up.

    On a related note, has anybody found a compatible rear rack solution for this bike? I know that it doesn't have lower braze-ons for attaching a rack, but I'm wondering if some of the skewer-style racks would fit. I've got two nice panniers I'd hate to have to shelve for the winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by porkloin View Post
    I went ahead and pulled the trigger on a matte black Bullseye Monster! Super excited. I was really torn between this and the Lurch, but I think the price on the Gravity was perfect. I rode through all of last winter in Fairbanks, AK on a mountain bike with studs, so I'm excited to see what kind of opportunities the fatbike will open up.

    On a related note, has anybody found a compatible rear rack solution for this bike? I know that it doesn't have lower braze-ons for attaching a rack, but I'm wondering if some of the skewer-style racks would fit. I've got two nice panniers I'd hate to have to shelve for the winter.
    You could use a rear rack and P clamps should work to attach to frame. You would just need to find right size P clamp and nuts/bolts. Find them at any hardware store and some even have rubber cushion like below (or use cut piece of old inner tube).
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    So, I'm converting to a 1x8 on my Gravity Bullseye (non-monster). I removed the front derailleur and now there's a gap between the bottom bracket lip (on the drive side) and the shell. Should I back off the non-drive side cup or maybe ad a spacer to fill that gap?

    thanks!

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    5 - 10 CM of snow yesterday. Guess who did some detours on the ride home?

    Crazy Cowtown weather. Rode into work in torrential rain. This turned to puking snow by the after noon. So some detours were in order. Fun fun, didn't even notice I need to re-do front DR. New Wellgo pedals (thanks Amazon!) worked well. Will shorten stem but probably after a CF bar (from experience, around -20C a metal bar bites). Wooohoooo!
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    Only joking on the arthritis! I swapped pedals out almost straight away, they're the same as my old recently retired but for spare parts Gravity G29 SS winter beater.

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    thanks to both of you for the suggestions, the QR's should be tight. i have the wheels off fairly often, but snugging it up a little bit shouldnt hurt. i will check the chainring bolts, as they could be clicking under pressure too. and as for arthritis.... i hope not, as i'm only 22.
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    Got my bike in today! Didn't waste any time getting it out on the trails.

    Gravity Bullseye Monster-cphvesw.jpg

    So far the bike seems great. Granted, I don't have any previous fatbike time in. Assembly was quick and easy - BD had greased everything properly before assembly, so it went real quick.

    One other note for potential buyers: this bike does have lower braze-ons to receive a rear rack. Looking at photos on the BD website I couldn't ever tell if it did, since they usually protrude from the rear stays somewhat. I went with the advice above and used a Bontrager disc-brake compatible rack and threw it on with some p-clips. The bike does have upper braze-ons, but I couldn't get the rods to reach them. P-clips work just as well.

    I'm thinking of replacing the missions with On-One Floaters, since I'm in Fairbanks, Alaska and the majority of my riding will be on snow. Opinions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by porkloin View Post
    Got my bike in today! Didn't waste any time getting it out on the trails.
    that's one helluva trail you got there. Is that ice slush?

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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    that's one helluva trail you got there. Is that ice slush?
    It's the ski trail system at our university. Most of the trails stay nice and dry through the summer and fall, but others (like this one) get real boggy. It's a mixture of the melting spongy active layer of permafrost and the summer rain flooding lowland spots that make it all puddly like this. Made for a really fun ride!

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    Hit up some more out of season winter trails today for my second day on the bike:

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    The ground's all full of tussocks and super uneven and the brush is a little out of control, but it really makes me realize just how much more terrain a bike like this opens up.

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    Wink I'm Back!

    Dirtdawag, Did you ever figure out what was clicking? I had a problem with the rear derailuer skipping and just adjusted it and it went away. As far as my protracted absence I had heart surgery in august and I was off my bike for a few days, they replaced my battery in my pacemaker, and I got to ride two days after the surgery. I found out that the Monster rides real well over technical sections. We rode a trail in an adjoining town that has loists of technical stuff, (root, rocks and rock gardens. Nothing rattled loose and the Mission tires were ok. I might try 45nrth's huskerdus on it. Any one try those tires?

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    Looks awesome Porkloin!
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    Re: Gravity Bullseye Monster

    Quote Originally Posted by porkloin View Post

    I'm thinking of replacing the missions with On-One Floaters, since I'm in Fairbanks, Alaska and the majority of my riding will be on snow. Opinions?
    Ive got a pair and like them a lot. If you really want max snow traction then I still have to reccomend the nates, (somebody hurry up and make a competitive tire so I can stop recommending overpriced surly stuff!) but the floaters are still a big step up from the missions, and for the price totally unbeatable.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldbear52 View Post
    Dirtdawag, Did you ever figure out what was clicking? I had a problem with the rear derailuer skipping and just adjusted it and it went away. As far as my protracted absence I had heart surgery in august and I was off my bike for a few days, they replaced my battery in my pacemaker, and I got to ride two days after the surgery. I found out that the Monster rides real well over technical sections. We rode a trail in an adjoining town that has loists of technical stuff, (root, rocks and rock gardens. Nothing rattled loose and the Mission tires were ok. I might try 45nrth's huskerdus on it. Any one try those tires?
    Glad to hear that everything went well amd youre back on the bike.
    As for the hub, I havent gotten a chance to do anything about it. School started back up and ive been super busy. It doesn't really make the scary pop in noise anymore, but im going to crack it open anyway. After almost 800 miles The bb is ticking and the chain is totally shot, so it will be spending some time in the shop soon anyway.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    School daze.

    dirtdawg. I hope that School goes well. I have put close to 200 miles on mine now and I hope to tack on a few more before the winter hits us hard. (subzero wind chills and ice on the ground) I am seriously considering having a second set of wheels built with studded tires. We usually get snow several times each winter and sometimes it hangs around for a week. The I44 corridor thru central Missouri seems to be a conduit for winter weather. The only problem I have had was adjusting the brakes. They seem a little harder to adjust than on the Trek single speed. But I finally dialed them in. Originally I had to tighten the screws on the calipers. nut that was it . I rode it right out of the box.

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    As I'm researching more about wheel upgrades, I'm beginning to wonder if I should just pick up new rims as well as tires. Anybody have any experience with other rims on this bike? I know early on in the thread akacoke was saying 80mm was the biggest he could go with 4" tires. I'm curious to hear about how wider rims would effect performance on loose conditions. My understanding is that fat tires have a different "profile" depending on how wide the rims are. I've been keeping my eyes on craigslist and have seen a couple of full wheelsets come and go.

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    What are you hoping to get out of studded tyres? I used a set on a 26er a few years back in Southern Alberta & they were never quite right for me. I found they were good on hard pack, but sucked on hard ice, roots, rocks, curbs & roads. Is it hardback you're mitigating or the nasty melt freeze stuff?

    It could have been all me but I used to get a false sense of security on hard pack & lose it once the studs hard surfaces.

    SO then I rode the last two winters with just a 29er OK, and the Fatty hopefully will be better again.

    Good luck!

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    I am seriously considering having a second set of wheels built with studded tires.
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    Re: Gravity Bullseye Monster

    Quote Originally Posted by porkloin View Post
    As I'm researching more about wheel upgrades, I'm beginning to wonder if I should just pick up new rims as well as tires. Anybody have any experience with other rims on this bike? I know early on in the thread akacoke was saying 80mm was the biggest he could go with 4" tires. I'm curious to hear about how wider rims would effect performance on loose conditions. My understanding is that fat tires have a different "profile" depending on how wide the rims are. I've been keeping my eyes on craigslist and have seen a couple of full wheelsets come and go.
    Ive been looking into wheels/hubs too. Considering a sarma hub, the 170 is only $180 shipped and has 120 poe.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    need info on racks.

    I was just wondering if anybody has mounted a rack on the rear of their monster? And if so what one works best?

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    I have had my monster for about 3 months now and have put about 500 miles on it. I love this thing.

    I am six one with a 32 inseam, bought the 20, wish I had bought the 18. I have been riding alot of rocks at the beach and the 20 feels big. The 18 probably would have been a betyer choice.

    when I recieved the bike the front fork was bent, tweaked during shipping. BD customer service was awesome and took care of it immediately. I replaced the cassette and chain at 400 miles, it was skipping bad and was shot, (salt water fun, but not good for bikes). I too swapped the bars and stem and put on a set of rock bros flats.

    I have a set of 80s on the way and will post pics when they arrive. Like others I replace as it breaks, or as I get bored. Good news is that most of the changes are from boredom, this is a well built bike for the cash. I am so glad I bought this bike and not the dolo. Love the beast for playing, love to ride yhe monster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldbear52 View Post
    I was just wondering if anybody has mounted a rack on the rear of their monster? And if so what one works best?
    Oldbear, as far as I know you can fit any disc-brake compatible rack onto this bike. I used this Bontrager one which I already had lying around. See the second photo on the site for the disc-brake specific version. I wasn't quite sure it was gonna span the rear stays exactly at first, but with a little stretching I made it fit.

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    As winter is rapidly approaching I've been talking to some folks around town here in Fairbanks to get a feel for what kind of maintainence I should be doing during the winter. I figured I'd leave this link here, an article written by the creator of the snowcat rim (first fat bike rim) who lives here in town. If you're riding in extreme temps you might look at winterizing your freehub and save yourself some wear and tear.

    Winterizing Your Freehub

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    I still have not pulled the trigger (no job still and money going into my Vanagon instead)

    Now that I see the flat black is available I am so tempted, but I keep seeing how you guys keep pouring money into the bikes (that kind of worries me) I have a Vanagon I can and am doing that with

    One question, I have a knee that has been an issue for a while, and I would like to think this will help it more than hurt it (strengthen the muscles around it and tighten it up) Opinions on this from experience?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    ...I keep seeing how you guys keep pouring money into the bikes (that kind of worries me)
    I can only speak for myself, but the only money that I have poured into mine are either optional upgrades or routine maintenance that I would have to do on any bike that sees this kind of mileage.
    as I stated in the very first post, I think that this bike is totally rideable right out of the box, and if you don't want to upgrade it, you don't have to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    I still have not pulled the trigger (no job still and money going into my Vanagon instead)

    Now that I see the flat black is available I am so tempted, but I keep seeing how you guys keep pouring money into the bikes (that kind of worries me) I have a Vanagon I can and am doing that with

    One question, I have a knee that has been an issue for a while, and I would like to think this will help it more than hurt it (strengthen the muscles around it and tighten it up) Opinions on this from experience?
    I would say that the amount of money you'll dump into the bike depends on what you want to do with it. Honestly, now that I'm looking at wheelset upgrades I almost think I would have been better off going with the Lurch since I'll be about at the cost of that bike when all is said and done, but with that said I'm happy I have this bike. But the only reason I really want to upgrade the rims and tires is for better performance on snow, since I'll be riding this as a daily commuter on cross country ski trails for ~4 months of the year. For me the extra cash to make the bike really float is worth it. If you're not planning on taking the bike into super extreme conditions then I don't think you'll have to put money into it. I could get by completely fine throughout the winter with the bike set up as it comes stock, but I want to make my winter ride as floaty as possible

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    Welp... I done pulled the trigger on the flat black, which will go well on the bike rack of my flat white vanagon (need to get a rack) 2x as much as the Fat Wally but a lot lighter, and better from what everyone has said.

    Thanks all for your input!
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    It's shipped!

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    Congrats on the new fatty. Heck and the vanagon flat! Depends on the knee issue ( I've had a few my self! ). Start slow, build up, take it easy listen to cues for bikefit & strain. Work out what fit / cadence / watts is optimal for you. It's easy with new ride to hop on & hammer but with injuries, start slow to go speed up. YMMV. And enjoy.

    Quote Originally Posted by tequilasunset View Post
    One question, I have a knee that has been an issue for a while, and I would like to think this will help it more than hurt it (strengthen the muscles around it and tighten it up) Opinions on this from experience?
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    How do you guys feel this stacks up against the Boris x5? it looks like the rims are smaller on this gravity? Any regrets?

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    curious about this too. This was the main reason I went with the dolo. Superwide rims with a superwide tire. Otherwise it seemed like it was just a litle bit bigger tire than on my 29er..

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    From their site
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