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    Your Dream Fat Build

    Has to be available, or reported as coming in the next 6 months (ish)

    Ready..... GO!

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    Salsa Mukluk frame, titanium.

    2 fork options: Carver Carbon for racing and touring, Cannondale Lefty for MTB.

    Hope hubs

    Some nifty flat bladed black spokes

    2 sets of wheels: 1 set with 82mm Rolling Darryls, holey, with Bud/Lou and Surly tubes; 1 set tubeless, with those Northland? rims and a set of high TPI Husker Düs.

    Shimano XTR hydro brakes

    Eriksen Sweetpost

    Thomson titanium bars/stem, or ENVE carbon bars/stem.

    Ergon GS grips

    Ergon pro carbon mountain saddle, large.

    KMC DLC X10sl chain

    Hope 2 piece rotors

    Chris King headset, BB.

    I'd like to say XX1, but that won't really work with this build...so I guess a frankenstein 3x7 to clear the bud/lou.

    Crank Brothers Eggbeater 11 pedals, but annodized to match the ride.

    Salsa Fliplock.

    If there was a good option, I'd contemplate a generator hub setup up front on the fatter tire combo.

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    ^^^ I like this a LOT, except for the limited rear tire clearance...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
    ^^^ I like this a LOT, except for the limited rear tire clearance...
    A Lou will fit on an 82mm rim, if you adjust the Alternator dropouts.

    A Lou is as big as I will ever need to go.

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    OH REEEEEAAAALLLY!

    I may have to take a run out to YOUR LBS to check out whats going on out there!

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    salsa full alum squishy(tbd) in yellow.

    white ML's with yellow rim strips
    white cables & housings
    king hubs,bb & headset
    2x race face crank
    10sp sram cassette
    3.8 knards
    Q-tubes
    dt swiss comp spokes
    xtr sti hydros
    WTB saddle
    enve cf bars/stem
    thompson seat post

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
    Has to be available, or reported as coming in the next 6 months (ish)

    Ready..... GO!
    Can I be the first in a long line of folks that are going to say "I'm already riding it!" or is that being a poor sport?

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    Hmm, maybe my sights are just set low but I am happy with my Necro Pugs as is. Solid build, tires that are perfect for me, Jones Loops, black & badass! I nearly had to sell it due to a family emergency so it has been on my mind of what I might buy once things got back to normal & money. I ended up not having to sell, but I had came to the conclusion that I would buy the same bike again and spec it the same way. If I had the cash, I might do an internal geared hub in the back as I like the SS look but gears are nice. And maybe a black brooks leather saddle?
    But I love my pugs. All in all, same build & same color scheme is my dream ride.

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    I just wish a Lou on a Clownshoe would fit on the back of my Fatback...
    I like turtles

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    - John Hajny, a.k.a. TrailMaker

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    vertigo cycles ti fat tyred trail bike - code name: Snow Job.

    extra spicy 100mm PF30 bb with custom hollowgram axle cranks 1x10. paragon sliding drops, some other bits and bobs....we'll see.

    ;-)~

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    Reminds me of the ending to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, "One of God's own prototypes, too weird to live, too rare to die."
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    Quote Originally Posted by trailmaker View Post


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    sick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    We have a winner
    Next thread please


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    frame: titanium 186mm 9:zero:7 or fatback
    fork: summer - cannondale lefty, winter - carver o'beast
    wheels: summer (Trialtech 47mm rims, 616 hubs, DT Revo, Knard/Nate)
    winter (Uma II 90's, Hope hubs, DT Revo, Bud/Lou)
    crank: Middleburn duo X-type
    pedals: summer (ti eggbeater), winter (45nrth Helva)
    chainring: 32t HBC
    bashgaurd: BBG
    BB & headset: chris king
    brakes/rotors: hope tech evo m4/ashima Ai-neon
    shifters:SRAM XX 10sp twist
    derailleur: SRAM XX 10sp
    cassette: SRAM XG-1099 11-36
    stem/seatpost/bar: ENVE
    saddle: brooks ti swift

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    frame: Sandman Hogar
    fork: carver o'beast and German A flame for the mountains
    wheels: 616 or sandman hubs on trialtech or sandman 55mm rims,knard,HuDu
    crank: BOR germany
    pedals: XTR
    chainring: 20/32
    headset: chris king
    brakes/rotors: XTR or brake force one
    shifters:XTR
    derailleur: XTR
    cassette: XTR 11-36
    stem/seatpost/bar: Easton
    gravirty dropper for the mountains: Fox or DNM
    saddle: Saevid
    Grips: Ergon

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailMaker View Post




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    Dammit. WTF is it? Want.
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    I would also build my own ti fat frame. (dream)
    My last build was pretty much what I envisioned to be my dream fat bike. The only way I could top it is to build my own frame.



    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    Dammit. WTF is it? Want.
    Reminds me of the Fatback


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    I reckon if Singular Sam goes ahead with the Puffin with an EBB, that would be a winner. If it was in Ti then doubly so.
    As little bike as possible, as silent as possible.
    Latitude: 57º36' Highlands, Scotland

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    Frame posted by trailmaker is of his own making. Check the frame builder forum for amazing pics. Makes me want to set the computer down and get back to the garage and turn the torch on!

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    Trailmakers frame with nvfatty's orange parts would be close to perfect

    Sj
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowerJoe View Post
    Trailmakers frame with nvfatty's orange parts would be close to perfect

    Sj
    that would be tasty eah?

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    mine looks exactly like the new carver FS fattie
    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nvphatty View Post
    that would be tasty eah?
    yes it would
    I could PM you my address if you want to send them to me
    I am slow therefore I am

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    Hey;

    I'm in the process of getting bids on powder coat. $300 from one company that was super cool to talk to. Kind of pricey though, I think.

    Color Scheme - Retro 2-tone, Blue/White;



    Blue; Frame, rim strips, Purely Customs grip clamps and engraved stem cap.

    White; Drilled rims, bars, stem, spacers, headset, seat clamp, cables/hoses, Hayes Stroker Trails.

    If I was made on money, it would be ALL colored to match. I think the frame deserves it, , but... Fun to dream anyway.



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