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    Rocky Mountain Blizzard -10

    Looking for opinions on the purchase of a very lightly used 2016 Rocky Mountain Blizzard -10. Price is $450. I am looking for a snow bike only. I have a Trek Fuel EX for the summer. Will this be adequate?

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    Totally! Throw a set of wazia's or something on it and it's an awesome bike (especially for 450 bucks).

    I might be biased though....

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    Dang - fat bike tires are expensive - $120 each?

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    Any regrets about the alloy fork vs carbon? Any issues with the rear hub? Only negatives I have found online

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthdan View Post
    Looking for opinions on the purchase of a very lightly used 2016 Rocky Mountain Blizzard -10. Price is $450. I am looking for a snow bike only. I have a Trek Fuel EX for the summer. Will this be adequate?
    For 450 who cares? As long as it's lightly used, as you say, jump on the thing and worry about upgrades later. Heck, up here in Alaska we have a guy selling a 2009 or 10 Pugsley for 900. And he'll likely get it, too.

    And, yes, it will be adequate. Especially if you plan to only ride snow with it. Though, I'll wager you'll end up riding it more than a few times during non-snow months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthdan View Post
    Dang - fat bike tires are expensive - $120 each?
    Have you looked at studded tires for these things?

    What's worse is how fast they tend to wear. I ride my fattie year round (only mountain bike) and I can go through a set of tires in a year. The tires I ride in winter, though, last much longer. I think I'm on my third season with my studded Dillingers. Last season I'll be on them, though. Blew out a sidewall that is currently held together with dental floss and a ton of shoe goo.

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    alloy fork is fine. I remove my bluto in the winter and run my alloy fork w no regrets.

    i like Rocky mountains. If you don't like ot i'll buy it off you!

    Wow! Surpised to see a fairly slack head tube! 67*
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    The tires are the things on your bike that make contact w the trail

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kirkerik View Post
    Wow! Surpised to see a fairly slack head tube! 67*
    Yeah, I just bought a 2018 Blizzard 30.....and it's weird that it is slacker than my trailbike (2013 Instinct).

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    Just read in the blizzard thread that the 2016 -10's and -20's i think use quick release drop outs and have a straight steerer.

    Which is fine so long as you know if you want to put a 150 fork on it that you'll have to spring for a new wheel or at least a front hub and prob spokes. A different headset for a tapered fork would be necessary also therby changing the geo
    Studded Dillinger 4/5 For Sale

    The tires are the things on your bike that make contact w the trail

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    Bought it for 450 and so far love it and riding it now in Ohio. Only issue is the 24 front chain ring.

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