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    It's on my short list as well.

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    I guess that makes two of us. ;-)

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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    I'm definitely going to demo it.


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    It's on the web site now.
    It doesn't matter what I ride as long as I ride it Rubber Side Down●~●.

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    Also interested in any feedback.

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    I recieved a whataps with an image i would believe.
    And friend of mine went to Peerkes Bike Shop and spotted.... A Blizzard.

    The picture is still on my phone but i will uploade it to this post.
    Damn, the thing is beautifull.

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    Re: Any reports on the Blizzard

    Blizzard a' comin

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    Certainly a bike I'd like to take a closer look at. I don't know of anything else in the reported 32-lb weight range, with a Bluto fork, that has thru-axles front and rear, for the price.

    Both dealers in (that I'm aware of) in Phoenix aren't planning on stocking it as a regular item...I'm a little apprehensive about ordering a bike without a test ride.

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    Fatbikes in Phoenix....gtfo.

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    LOL- Well, when I say 'dealer', I should clarify that. "We have an account with Rocky Mountain but we don't normally stock their bikes." Claiming low sales...

    Anyways, Global Bikes in Awatukee, and Two Wheel Jones in Mesa. Neither place could give a time-frame on delivery, either, not surprising I suppose since they aren't a regularly-stocking dealer. Travis at Two Wheel Jones did say that all the Rocky Mountain stuff he's seen has been really nice stuff. No news there, I guess.

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    On order

    As a bike mechanic/sale in a Canadian bike shop, i will get mine at the end of october. IT seem none are available before (rep said). I have seen a demo Blizzard 3 weeks ago. Was at Rocky Mountin headquarter onn sunday only so i could not ride it on saturday. I have never ridden a Fat Bike so i won't be able to compare.

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    The $1000 down payment with no delivery date was not very inviting.
    It doesn't matter what I ride as long as I ride it Rubber Side Down●~●.

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    Really? Peerkes bike shop in THE NETHERLANDS has them in stock and in North America we have to wait another month or two???

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    NO stocking dealers in Phoenix, Arizona.

    I wonder...order this bike without a demo ride?

    Only bike I know of for $2,700.00 with a Bluto fork, capability of super-wide tires, PLUS thru-axles front and rear, that doesn't weight 40 lbs.

    Dealer wants to push me towards a Trek Farley 8, but he can't one of those any sooner than a Blizzard...

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    Get the Rocky. You can also order a size specific half frame bag for around 100 that is custom just to RMB. Mounts on the top tube. Very cool. Where I ride fat bikes I need so much stuff to be comfortable and hate wearing it on my back. im a little concerned about delivery so I might get something else that I can have ready for when the snow flies...

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    I guess in Arizona the bag might not be a selling feature...

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    I have a 4 yr old 9zero7. I want the Bluto. My LBS is holding a specialized pro and has the Blizzard coming so I can test them side by side. Oh, the choices...

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    Bike looks intriguing but no one has them in the PNW and no LBS I called in Canada planned to order any to look at or demo. (Iam 90 miles from the border, so feasible to make a day trip to shop). Looks like a lot of bike manufacturers created vapor ware fat bike releases for 2013 to get mileage out of marketing to a hot market - with no real intention of shipping anything unless they received pre-paid orders. Very disappointing.

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    What the... bro in New Zealand has one. His facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...&type=1&theate

    I found this on the comments section of the Rocky Mountain website.

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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    Was at my LBS today. He said they are due in next month. I'll be demoing one soon enough.


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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    My LBS in Switzerland told me mine will arrive mid November. Can't wait :-)

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    Waiting to see some tire clearance pics, mine is on order anyways
    Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't

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    Just heard from the LBS that mine should be shipping to them this week! Ahead of schedule - Wahoo!

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    Jealous. Mine should be fairly soon too

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    I have a Blizzard on order at my LBS. They originally said mid October but that has been pushed back to early November.

    The Rocky rep did pass through a few weeks ago and my friend snapped these pics with his phone.


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    Got a call today. My Blizz should be here next week. Sidebar: appropriate songs for cranking while cranking, Crazy Train from Blizzard of Oz...

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    Mine is supposed to be here 1st week of November!

    Blizzard rim/tire specs below. Does this mean I won't have to go ghetto style?

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    Hey guys, received my Blizzard yesterday. I had pre-ordered a few months back. A shipment arrived in Utah last week. Shipped out Monday, I live in the SE so anyone who pre-ordered should be seeing their's soon.

    Set-up tubeless easy with the 2.88 Gorilla tape - no issue - easy to air up etc...

    Weight - bone stock, setup tubeless with Diety Compound pedals - 34.0 lbs.

    Got to ride her 8 miles before loosing daylight yesterday. AWESOME! It's worth the wait guys! Your almost there!

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    My fatback is 37.5 with bluto, dropper, 1x10, grip studded bud & lou, clownshoes and tubes. So 34 ain't bad with bluto

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    I should add that the frame is a size L.

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    Any feedback on the gear ratios? That 24t chainring sounds small.

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    Any feedback on the gear ratios? That 24t chainring sounds small.
    I run a single 22t and 12-36 on my Moonlander. When I saw the Blizzard gearing I was questioning if it's low enough for me. Never needed taller gears as all my riding is Singletrack, beach or snow.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Henrik83 View Post
    I'm comparing with the 12.7kg/28lbs Canyon Dude 9.0SL.
    The Dude is 2x10, so the carbon seatpost and handlebar probobly (more or less) puts the Blizzards 1x10 and alu pretty close on the scale. But there's still a huge difference. Does anyone have the frame weight for the Blizzard?
    You are in Europe? What would a blizzard cost over there?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henrik83 View Post
    I'm comparing with the 12.7kg/28lbs Canyon Dude 9.0SL.
    The Dude is 2x10, so the carbon seatpost and handlebar probobly (more or less) puts the Blizzards 1x10 and alu pretty close on the scale. But there's still a huge difference. Does anyone have the frame weight for the Blizzard?
    That is Canyon's "quoted" weight.
    I'm going to bet it's a little off.,,,maybe even a LOT off.
    Everyone thought the FatBoys were going to be sub 30.....they weren't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the mayor View Post
    That is Canyon's "quoted" weight.
    I'm going to bet it's a little off.,,,maybe even a LOT off.
    Everyone thought the FatBoys were going to be sub 30.....they weren't.
    It a 4000 dollar machine. You can have a sub 30 fatboy if you got the $$$.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RockyJo1 View Post
    It a 4000 dollar machine. You can have a sub 30 fatboy if you got the $$$.
    I just built a 26 lb Echo....so I know how much it costs.
    As I said...that is Canyon's target weight....whether they hit it or not remains to be seen

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    Test rode a blizzard with Bluto at an LBS. I liked it and I know I am a bit biased as I have one ordered and it should be under my soles on Tuesday. It steers very well and feels stable at slow and medium speeds with tire pressure higher than typical snow-riding pressures. Turning felt balanced and easy. I lean turned and steer/lean turned. Frame seemed to have less lateral flex vs other fatties I have ridden. Cranked on it in low and high gears. I took it over curbs, parking stops, grass, everything I could find. It did what I asked. Feedback from the bike was good. I felt confident on it quite quickly. Headtube angle of 68.5 works. I might add 10mm on the stem length.

    Frame looks well done. Dropper post cable exit point from seat tube is clean. Possible water entry point?? Down tube is an interesting multi-sided (six?) tube. Internal cable routing on down tube for rear der. cable. It is external from bottom bracket to rear der. SLX SLX performed well for the short test. Able to pull a rear wheel wheelie with minimal effort.

    Poor bike shop employee got schooled a bit; he thought the Blizz weighed in around 20 pounds!!

    For reference, I have ridden Pugs(several generations) and Mukluks on snow and trail and test ridden Fatboys and Borealis (parking lot)...and tricycles

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    Put 50 miles on the Blizz this weekend. Bike is great, so much fun. It was flawless all weekend and put her through the ringer I would say. Lots of rough stuff that I would usually take my 6" full sus bike through. just for reference here is where I wound up with setup for now.

    Riding Style - Very aggresive
    My weight - 215 lbs
    Fork - 115 psi
    rebound - 5 clicks away from full rabbit
    both tires - 10 psi

    I did bottom out the fork (although I didn't know until checking the fun o meter later) but I also hucked it down some pretty long rock drops while hauling a**. She manuals and jumps and wheelies just fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henrik83 View Post
    Stock weight?
    Use that little scroll wheel on your mouse and the answer will be revealed.....

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    I laid my cash down on one today. The LBS informs me that they are in transit.

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    I opted to buy the Rocky Mtn frame bag. It was only drilled for two holes on the top yet there are three bosses on the underside of the top tube. I made the third hole in the bag (used a soldering iron to melt the hole in the fabric) and had to slot two of the holes in the plastic insert to make it fit. IMHO it is overpriced and on the small side but will be useful.

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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    How is the sizing on the Blizzard? Does it run true to size? I'm 5'10" but with short legs, so, thinking medium.


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    Still waiting for mine to arrive. Has anyone put a salsa anything cage on their blizzard? The pics on their website shows the bottle bosses mid-down tube, but all the pictures of the bike that I've seen have it jammed against the bb. Doesn't look like there is space for an anything cage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thecanoe View Post
    How is the sizing on the Blizzard? Does it run true to size? I'm 5'10" but with short legs, so, thinking medium.


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    I am about 5'10 + with long legs; the large fits me well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by urmb View Post
    I am about 5'10 + with long legs; the large fits me well.

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    I am 6' 1" and went with the L to keep it on the playful side. I have 100 miles on her now and am happy with it. I did however add 785mm x 1 1/2" riser bars to it for the last 50 miles which makes it much more enjoyable for me.

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    Re: Any reports on the Blizzard

    And......drumroll please..... My newly assembled rocky mountain blizzard! We's gonna have some fun!

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    I'm still waiting on mine. It should be in before the end of next week.
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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    LBS got some in. I'm going Monday to take a serious look.


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    I just went to the store to pick up some parts and they have one on the floor. VERY nice bike.
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    Any reports on the Blizzard

    Anyone figure if the Blizzard will take fenders or is the mud shovel the only option?


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    I'm 5.8. 29 inseam. Med fits well with adequate stand over height

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    i got my blizzard today!!!! to bad its raining out for me to go ride it on the trailsRocky Mountain Blizzard Fat Bike-img_0734.jpgRocky Mountain Blizzard Fat Bike-img_0735.jpg

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    Rocky Mountain Blizzard.. got mine today

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    have not rode it yet other than building it and checking everything. the day i bring it home it rains.
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    Cool.
    It doesn't matter what I ride as long as I ride it Rubber Side Down●~●.

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    Don't let the rain stop you, dress for the occasion, slap a couple of mud shovel fenders on it and ride it in the rain, that's part of the fun of having a fat bike. Get out, ride and love the ride

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    ^ this

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    I'm still waiting for mine to arrive at the LBS. It is comforting to see people getting them. It looks awesome in those pictures!

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    anyone have any sizing advice? I'm 5'6" with a short inseam (29"). I can't decide between a small or a medium.

    I ride a Medium SC nomad and a Small Cotic Soul 26 (16")

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    Nice! What's the weight?
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    Look at the frame dementions on RM's site. I am 5'9.5 with a 31-31" inseam and I purchased a small. It's peraonal preference and I could have gone medium with the a blizzard but, I prefer smaller frames. Again it depends on the manufacturer in my opinion. RM small and med frames are fairly close. I have two rides on it and so far so good.

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    Yeah, their small seemed really tall. Their small has a 16.9" seat tube. That's huge for a small. That being said, it also has that little extra gusset where the seat tube meets the top tube, which adds an inch or two. So it's a little confusing for me. I'm leaning towards a small though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sixstringsteve View Post
    Yeah, their small seemed really tall. Their small has a 16.9" seat tube. That's huge for a small. That being said, it also has that little extra gusset where the seat tube meets the top tube, which adds an inch or two. So it's a little confusing for me. I'm leaning towards a small though.
    I think the small would be your best choice for you. Can't beat and test ride though. I was going to get the Med until I looked at the specs. I am glad I went with the small.

    My only complaint so far is that the tires are 72TPI and not the 120TPI as per RM's site. So beware of the online components list.

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    Did you get the bike with Bluto or without that came with 72 TPI?

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    I was wondering about sizing as well. Just got off the phone with my LBS and he said I would definitely be a large. I am 6 foot with a 31 inseam.
    Are you guys measuring inseam with feet apart? I dont have short legs but everyone seems to think 31 inseam is short for 6 foot.

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    I purchased the rigid fork for winter riding in AK. I will add a Bluto for the warmer months. The stand over on the small gives a little extra room with boots on. I will measure my inseam straight and apart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikb View Post
    The first rule of FatBike Club is don't believe any product ETAs.

    The second rule of FatBike Club is never sell the old fatbike until the new fatbike is here and you are sure you love it.

    The third rule of FatBike Club is your Ultimate Forever Uber Fatbike build will be obsolete next Tuesday.

    The fourth rule of FatBike Club is whatever is wrong it's Surly's fault.
    Oh so true!!! Just sold my "forever bike that I'll never sell" that I had for a whopping 6 months only to buy a new "forever fatbike".....which isn't here yet!! Like others though, I took the opportunity to dump it when somebody offered me way more than they should have, and with standards changing and no thru axle in the rear it was a pretty easy decision. But no more,,,,, THIS new fatbike I'm keeping forever

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    Quote Originally Posted by ishpeming View Post
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    I'm 5.8. 29 inseam. Med fits well with adequate stand over height
    There is some discussion on sizing in this thread.

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    I took a Blizzard (standard w/ Bluto) for a spin this afternoon around the block. I'm about 5'11 and rode a medium. I thought the fit was pretty good.

    The bike looks good; but even a bit too understated/stealth sitting next to the Ice Cream Truck.

    The Vee Bulldozer tires are pretty good, but they're not as big or chunky as Bud and Lou on 100mm. The bike has a great spec on paper and it shows in person.

    Here are my really basic "rode around the street" impressions.
    -Riding position felt more aggressive than the 2014 Mukluk I test rode. I think the bars are lower.
    -I liked the 1x10 setup and prefer the Shimano shifter to the SRAM X5/X7 shifters I've tried. The lowest gear is really, really low. I was able to spin it out in top gear in the flat.
    -Hydraulic brakes/levers felt a lot better than the BB7 brakes on the 2014 Mukluk.
    -I wasn't able to manual the bike but I'm a pretty bad rider so that doesn't surprise me. I didn't want to loop it on a test ride but I'm sure with enough effort the front would come up.
    -The Bluto felt as good as you would expect riding around on the street. It didn't feel any better/worse than the Recon Silver on my 4 year old full suspension bike.

    The Bottom Line is that I really like the bike but it's probably out of my price range. Comparing it ($2700) to a $1800 Mukluk isn't a fair comparison but it's the only other fatbike I've ridden. For my money I would probably get the Deore spec'd version with the rigid fork for $1900 and then buy a Bluto in the Spring/Summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aceldama View Post
    For my money I would probably get the Deore spec'd version with the rigid fork for $1900 and then buy a Bluto in the Spring/Summer.
    That is my plan. Rigid for winter and, bluto for thr warmer months.

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    The supposed proper way to measure inseam is with shoes off and feet 6 to 8 inches apart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Windigo View Post
    The supposed proper way to measure inseam is with shoes off and feet 6 to 8 inches apart.

    I just picked up mine yesterday. It looks great, still waiting on the Nextie wheels to be built up. Shops that just got them in the area are noticing the shortness of the Top Tube, and many are looking at one size bigger than what they'd normally get. Coming from a Tallboy LT, which also has a really short Top Tube, it feels about the same, with the seat jacked all the way back. People coming from a bike with a longer TT though might find it cramped though. I have a L blizzard and I'm 5'11" 1/2.

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    rode one around the shop last night.. I'm 5 10 with 31" inseam and I rode around on a med. top tube is really short to me, and I would feel more comfortable on a large.. which is what I usually ride for my reg trail bike
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    I hate feeling cramped on a bike, but I also have to think about riding singletrack in the winter and straddling a large frame top tube when my feet sink in the snow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SI-I/-\I\IE View Post
    I think the small would be your best choice for you. Can't beat and test ride though. I was going to get the Med until I looked at the specs. I am glad I went with the small.

    My only complaint so far is that the tires are 72TPI and not the 120TPI as per RM's site. So beware of the online components list.
    Where on the site does it say it comes with 120 TPI?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lstone84 View Post
    Where on the site does it say it comes with 120 TPI?
    It was there, they changed it recently. I checked the site almost every day before I received mine. Also the LBS said they changed things. When this bike was first announced I swear RM said it woukd have a carbon fork also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SI-I/-\I\IE View Post
    It was there, they changed it recently. I checked the site almost every day before I received mine. Also the LBS said they changed things. When this bike was first announced I swear RM said it woukd have a carbon fork also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Windigo View Post
    I hate feeling cramped on a bike, but I also have to think about riding singletrack in the winter and straddling a large frame top tube when my feet sink in the snow.
    So when your feet sink into the snow 4-6 inches do you really think the 3/4 inch difference in standover really going to make that much of a difference?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Windigo View Post
    I hate feeling cramped on a bike, but I also have to think about riding singletrack in the winter and straddling a large frame top tube when my feet sink in the snow.
    I prefer the TT to be on the short side as I like to pick the front up and put it down where I like while seated. Sometimes if I am leaning hard or take a sharp turn and the front tire doesn't feel locked in I will pick up the front while straightening up the rear and placing the bike where I like. Everyone does this I may or may not be explaining it clearly. I like my frame on the small side so I can ride fairly aggressively without moving all over the bike and getting off the seat all of the time. RM's small is closer to a Medium or right in the middle. I like the small at 5'9.5", 30-31 inseam. It provides a comfortable seating position and control without being cramped. My measurements suggest a medium but, it would have been to big for my riding style and RM's frame sizes.

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    A lot of the sites previewing the Blizzard back in April when it was announced have screen grabs from the site's spec list, none of them have the TPI.

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    I'm exactly the same as you. Small.
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    anyone have any sizing advice? I'm 5'6" with a short inseam (29"). I can't decide between a small or a medium.

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    I rode a medium yesterday, it's huge! I had plans of ordering a small but the paint really turned me off. To some people it may not be a big deal but on a 2700 dollar bike I want a nice looking finnish. It's not a matte finnish more like a shitty flat clear coat. BTW I'm 5'6" too.
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    Looked at the Blizzard today. Thinking of purchasing one as my first fat bike. I like the 1 by 10 gearing but am concerned with the low gearing. The high gear of 24 front 11 rear is very low. Any thoughts on this? My other 26 inch mountain bikes have a high gear of 32 front and 11 rear which I use. Any impressions of the gearing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedog11 View Post
    Looked at the Blizzard today. Thinking of purchasing one as my first fat bike. I like the 1 by 10 gearing but am concerned with the low gearing. The high gear of 24 front 11 rear is very low. Any thoughts on this? My other 26 inch mountain bikes have a high gear of 32 front and 11 rear which I use. Any impressions of the gearing?
    For me I want a lower gear. Rode my Blizz 16 miles with several steep climbs (2748 feet of total climbing). My legs were fried. Guess I got to find a way to get in better Fat Bike Shape. Can you imagine putting your fat bike on an indoor trainer Haven't checked yet but hope I can put a 22t up front. As for the bike, it rides well. Trail had some snow with mostly frozen tread. This was my first real ride on the Blizz. My how those tires can self-steer (resist steering seems more accurate) on smooth tread and asphalt. Rode at 9-10 PSI in the rear and 13-15 in the front w/Bluto.
    The Pacific Northwest Native American influenced design is grand. Frame looks well built, clean welds, solid when cranking (My riding weight is about 180 lbs.). I will add more chain stay protecting tape as I had a few chain hits in front of the factory wrap where the chainstay bends around the tire. Also going to tape over the internal cable routing holes so ants don't build a nest in the frame and to keep water out. Bottom bracket has a hole (drain hole?) on the bottom side. Overall very pleased with the bike.
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    where is that URMB? It looks like my neck of the woods. In fact, it looks EXACTLY like American Fork Canyon with Mt Timpanogos in the background.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bcriverjunky View Post
    I rode a medium yesterday, it's huge! I had plans of ordering a small but the paint really turned me off. To some people it may not be a big deal but on a 2700 dollar bike I want a nice looking finnish. It's not a matte finnish more like a shitty flat clear coat. BTW I'm 5'6" too.
    I think the paint is awesome! Personal preference.

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    I might go check one out tomorrow, don't know about the gearing though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SI-I/-\I\IE View Post
    I think the paint is awesome! Personal preference.
    I really wanted to like this bike. Maybe if they they would of had a small I would of felt different.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sixstringsteve View Post
    where is that URMB? It looks like my neck of the woods. In fact, it looks EXACTLY like American Fork Canyon with Mt Timpanogos in the background.
    Bingo! Lookout on Ridge Trail 157 before Mud Springs.

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    Sweet, I ride there a lot. I'm glad to see a local blizzard rider. Hopefully I get mine soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sixstringsteve View Post
    Sweet, I ride there a lot. I'm glad to see a local blizzard rider. Hopefully I get mine soon.
    Purchased mine at Utah Mountain Biking in Lehi. SBR in Orem and Slim and Knobbys in Heber have some. Sent you a PM.

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    They just got in the Blizzard Deore at my LBS, the large weighed 32.4 lb without pedals
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    Quote Originally Posted by RockyJo1 View Post
    That is my guess 32.5ish lbs
    Dang!

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    Quote Originally Posted by the mayor View Post
    Why wouldn't it?
    There's plenty of pics with Bud/Lous on them...
    funny, all the pics I have seen with bud on front have a nate on back
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    Well I got to try out this bike today, was expecting to be blown away but was disappointed, not sure why, it was a small although it did not feel small, wasn't cramped or anything but wish they would have had a medium to try. I think the tires were overinflated, so that may have something to do with it. Also I don't think I'm a fan of 1X10?

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