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    Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    There is a lot of good information located in this thread. Everything you ever wanted to know about this fatbike. Moto / bikes direct fatbikes!.

    Now, looks like a good time for a Motobecane fat bike Photo / Video thread.

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    Here is my Fantom Elite Fatty.

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    Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Try out thumbies before you go gripshift. Trust me.


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    2013 Talon 0 29er womens - wife's.
    The most freeride like fat bike I could make with available parts...

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    Re: Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Gripshift.
    ...Be careful what you're looking at because it might be looking back...

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    Mine

    Saturday shakedown, finds caliper to close to spokes, but not by much. Could be the thickness of paint on the brake bosses. 5 hours later test ride over, time to tweak. Numb hands can't be good. The comp doesn't come with pedals now either. Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)-image.jpg

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    Great pic chuckhead. Really looks like you captured the green well.

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    His & Hers Fatties

    Got them done and a short park ride. Super fun in river rock and pea-gravel. Can't wait for the snow.
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    The original.

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    Re: Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Finally stopped raining in MD so I was able to get out for a quick ride at the nature area/trail down the street along with a short ride down the beach.

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    First ride out of the driveway.




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    Re: Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Awesome video man! Looks like the perfect fatty stompin grounds.
    ...Be careful what you're looking at because it might be looking back...

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    That is a cool video!
    Where there is a hill, there's a way!

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    Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)


    It is going to take some time to get used to the fat tires, but I am having a blast with it.


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    Just after assembly:

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    Touring around some local woods. Didn't get a picture of the sandy riverbank, but that's where the bike really excelled. The super wide handlebars made some of the dense forest difficult to navigate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by randomsample View Post
    The super wide handlebars made some of the dense forest difficult to navigate.
    You know you can cut them down if they are too wide for you, right? I would leave them until you've tried it on really thick sand, mud, or snow... but it's up to you.
    ...Be careful what you're looking at because it might be looking back...

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    Quote Originally Posted by duggus View Post
    You know you can cut them down if they are too wide for you, right? I would leave them until you've tried it on really thick sand, mud, or snow... but it's up to you.
    Yeah, I could but it's not worth the effort at this point. It's just something to get used to.

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    Trail ride

    Got mine out on some trails this weekend. Love it so far, it's been better for Florida trail riding than my Trek Remedy 5. With long uphills or downhills, the trek might be better, or even long straight flat stuff, but on the rocks and roots of the local parks here, I love the fatty.
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    T Wing, where you riding that? I usually bring a 29er fully to Boyette and Alafia but I keep thinking a fatty would rock down there.
    I like turtles

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    this is a sexy bike! anno black is the best looking!

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    That was at Markham, I'm on the other side of the everglades. Is it worth the drive over there for your trails?

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    can someone try and see whether a revelate frame bag fits in that triangle? It looks very similiar to my pug

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    These Moto Fatbikes are looking pretty cool to me! I usually ride a 21 inch MTB frame. I noticed the Moto's largest size is a 19 inch frame. Have any tall people around 6'4" or 6'5" ordered the 19" frame? If so how does it fit? I want a Fatbike to post a Photo of, but I want it to fit me properly

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    Comp

    Here is my 15" Comp, mods so far:
    Cut down seatpost, swapped handlebar for a 710mm and added new Oury grips, and a Shimano CS protector.
    Cleaned up the cabling a little bit too. They're still too long, but I wanted to get some seat time before I trim the housings.

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    oh u removed the decals? i heard that impacts ur warraty

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    I love this bike...

    I road at this trail system called knoch knolls today. It's not too far from home and it is a nice trail system. The trails are flowy with lot of roots and log overs, nothing crazy though. I didn't have a single problem with traction. The tires work great and the ride was like a 29er with a 80mm tora fork. The bike handles wonderful in the dirt. It really was a pleasant day.

    Also, the bike must look damn good because, I received plenty of complements from other bikers, or maybe that's because of my good nature. Lol.

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    I have short legs

    The guy in post #6 is 6'2" 32" inseam, note the seat post on a 19" frame. Now post #5, that seat post would suggest a much taller rider owns it. I put a 120 mm adjustable stem on mine to raise the bars 2". Still dialing in the fit for me, so I would think that 6'4" would be close to the limit for the 19" frame.
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    First trail ride

    Got the first true ride in today. SOOOOO fun!!!
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    Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Still working out some kinks with the tubeless.


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    MOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRE fattymotos!
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    Doing some riding over the weekend and had two cyclist come up and talk to me about my moto. Both of them are pug owners. One of them decided pickup my bike and he was really surprised on the motos weight. I got the impression pugs weigh a lot. :-)

    The bike has been a lot of fun.
    Where there is a hill, there's a way!

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    Here is mine. Mods: Wellgo B219 pedals, Ergon grips, Bontrager blinky headlight and taillight, Nitrider Lumina 700, Salsa anything cage, Topeak adjustable bottle cage, Topeak seat bag, Sunlite frame bag, steer tube extender, Lezyne high volume mini/floor pump, Topeak low pressure gauge, and thats about it for now. Future upgrades include: front rack, vee snowshoe, and maybe jones/hitec bars and maybe a bigger frame bag.

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    I have a black one. Other than new grips and a garmin mount, I took some acetone to the cranks and removed the decals.







    Even fits on my thule rack.



    Toe straps ROCK.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MiniTrail View Post
    looks remote
    Right? It's MAYBE 400 yards from the wall with the mural in the other shot.

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    CNY Fatty

    Quote Originally Posted by Solo-Rider View Post
    There is a lot of good information located in this thread. Everything you ever wanted to know about this fatbike. Moto / bikes direct fatbikes!.

    Now, looks like a good time for a Motobecane fat bike Photo / Video thread.
    Another Moto Fatty, awesome bike!!!!!
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    Thought it was a boat time for some more. . .

    Thought it was a boat time for some more. . .
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    Nice Pic's!
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    Sweet I really want one

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    Disc golf course is abandoned for the season

    Took a ride north of town yesterday, and briefly toured through one of the local disc golf courses. There were no cars in the parking lot, so I figured I wouldn't mess with anyone's game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowzx View Post
    Still working out some kinks with the tubeless. k[/URL]
    How did you set yours up tubeless? I had mine working good until they burped one day and left me hiking 10 miles back to the house (I forgot tube). As of right now I am back to tubes.

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    I set up some On-One Floater tires split tube tubeless on my FB4. I ran them at 7 PSI for yesterday's ride and had some burping issues. If you look in the Tubeless thread you'll see that someone posted up profile pictures of the Wienmann rims, you can see why burping is an issue with those rims. I might try to build up a ridge somehow to hold the bead out on the edge. I was also toying with the idea of gluing the tube to the tire. Of course that would make a trail side repair of a ripped sidewall pretty tough.

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    Like many of you, I would guess, I've been desirous of a fatbike for a while, but just couldn't bring myself to spend the requisite cash. When the BD news broke, I bit pretty quick. Here are a few pictures of my Moto. It's a very fun bike for sure!


    Lo and behold, a box arrives. I watched the UPS man carry it up to the front door and I ran to greet him.


    I received and assembled the bike late in the day and didn't have the daylight for a trail ride or any outdoor pictures, so I took a little shakedown road commute to the station. Pictured are a few of my favorite vehicles to drive.


    Finally, today, I set the time aside to take her on a true maiden voyage. Everything seems to be working very well. I had some steep, slippery climbs up mud/wet grass paths and I only felt the rear tire slip once. I did get a bit of a butt-wetting when I forded one small stream, so I may be investing in some fenders.

    Other than that, I'm considering a higher-rise stem and I have some green Oury grips which I think will go well with the theme. I also may be throwing a rack on the back, and in the long run I may go with a thudbuster seatpost and carbon handlebar. But, those are just musings for the time-being. Right now, I just need to ride the crap out of this bike.

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    Re: Show us your Moto Fatbikes! :-)

    Finally got out on its maiden groomer voyage. Have taken it around town in the snow but its totally different out in the woods. It was pretty fun but I'm gonna have to get some better tires if I'm going to ride in that all winter.

    It fit in the Yakima front loader just fine. Just needed some bigger straps for the tires.

    It was fun. Several other fatties out there that day but no other motos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiff24 View Post
    Finally got out on its maiden groomer voyage. Have taken it around town in the snow but its totally different out in the woods. It was pretty fun but I'm gonna have to get some better tires if I'm going to ride in that all winter.

    It fit in the Yakima front loader just fine. Just needed some bigger straps for the tires.

    It was fun. Several other fatties out there that day but no other motos.
    Nice frame bag!

    It's cool to see that Salsa's, bag fits like a glove in the moto's frame. What size is your frame?
    Where there is a hill, there's a way!

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    Singletrack Snow Ride

    It was really fun to to finally try it in the powder. 5.7 mile ride and it took as long 15 miles normally would have here. I really lowered the tire pressure to get traction. I wouldn't dare ride them even a minute on dry rocks. Tons of fun. I really like this bike.
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    Hello all..

    Nice looking bikes... What's even better... More than half the price cheaper than leading brands.... I'm usually a firm believer that u get what u pay for but I think this may not b applicable with these bikes... Pls... Keep posting Motos fats as I'm just about to pull the trigger....

    Btw.. My first post and couldn't resist to compliment the bikes... Just wondering ... Any owners with another fatbike ($1500-$2k) range... Can honestly report a significant difference ... Thanks all

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    Quote Originally Posted by emulzhn View Post
    Hello all..

    Nice looking bikes... What's even better... More than half the price cheaper than leading brands.... I'm usually a firm believer that u get what u pay for but I think this may not b applicable with these bikes... Pls... Keep posting Motos fats as I'm just about to pull the trigger....

    Btw.. My first post and couldn't resist to compliment the bikes... Just wondering ... Any owners with another fatbike ($1500-$2k) range... Can honestly report a significant difference ... Thanks all
    I have a Pugsley and I just bought an FB4 Comp. I would not hesitate to buy another FB4. I don't see enough of a difference to spend twice as much for a new Pugs. Now, if you find a good deal on a used Pugs, don't hesitate to jump on it, you won't regret it.

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    Seattle for Global Fat Bike Day. It was clear and sunny, but 25 deg F. Very strange weather here this time of year.

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