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  1. #201
    Fat bikes have more fun !
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    Quote Originally Posted by besoft View Post
    Toni have you tested that thermometer to see how accurite it is? also how new is it, the ones on his website look a little different
    Besoft, it is fairly accurate, although it seems that it gives slightly colder readings. It should be new.
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    Credit card still works, so...



    The best cycling specific winter shoes, Lake MXZ302, and The Topeak SmartGauge D2. The SmartGauge D2 is really handy.
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    Dual purpose post...

    Testing photo posts with Tapatalk from my iPhone and sharing the latest reason for a dent in the bank account.

    Needed some bigger pedals for my big feet.

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    This is how the Muk looks after a much needed bath and new pedals installed.

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    Next up will be some Black Floyd's (I think...)
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    Today brown santa deliverd my new Maverick 24/7 hub.
    Now i can have another (spare) frontwheel, just as a nice extra.
    If anyone is looking for one as well, there are still 8 left.
    I made an offer of $100 and that was accepted.
    Maverick 24/7 Front Hub New 24mm Axle 32 Hole Black 6 Bolt Disc DUC 32 SC 32 | eBay

    Sorry for the crappy picture.
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    Been lurking awhile, as I start gathering my pieces. Figured here was a good place to join in the fun. First time Fatty!
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    Vey nice and welcome LiRider!!

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    Even though the engineer in me likes straight tubes those 9Zero7 frames are as good looking as it gets. Enjoy
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    Topeak Aero Wedge Pack

    I finally found a saddle bag that will hold a spare inner tube (a Surly Toob) for my Pugs.
    The Topeak Aero Wedge Pack has room to spare and fits up snug under the saddle.
    I wrote a review at: Topeak Aero Wedge Pack Saddle Bag « All Seasons Cyclist
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    Score! I stopped at 3 bike shops to find these. One came from a guy who won it in a bike race, but runs big fat larry's, so he didnt need it. They weigh in at 1339 and 1357 grams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fakie1999 View Post
    Score! I stopped at 3 bike shops to find these. One came from a guy who won it in a bike race, but runs big fat larry's, so he didnt need it. They weigh in at 1339 and 1357 grams.
    Hey Fakie I have some good and bad news for ya, the bad is there is a recall on the HD that weigh under 1400g as they have been known to explode. The good news is we will exchange them with new to slightly used ones weighing over 1400g free of charge. I will PM you with the proper return shipping address shortly.

    Sorry for any inconvienence......BoB

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdundee View Post
    Hey Fakie I have some good and bad news for ya, the bad is there is a recall on the HD that weigh under 1400g as they have been known to explode. The good news is we will exchange them with new to slightly used ones weighing over 1400g free of charge. I will PM you with the proper return shipping address shortly.

    Sorry for any inconvienence......BoB

    haha! I'll take my chances

    I wont be riding on these until next weekend, when my marge lite wheels come in.

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    I finally built that hub I put together, and my devist8r2 show'ed up. Now I can design the frame around it. 100mm bb shell wil be here before the end of the month.

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    Some more gOOdies arrived today!
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    Pleasently surprised with the apparant quality o these....
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    A big boy did it, and ran away.
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    My new Eriksen seat post for my Carver Ti O'Beast 4.7. There are some more details here: Eriksen Sweetpost
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    Fat front for my Inbred 29er
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    Some of the last Husker Du's left in the wild?



    They look kinda nice on the bike.



    They are noticeably narrower than the Larry's, and even Endo's. Nevertheless, the extra knobbiness will be welcome on off-camber stuffs.
    Let the market decide!

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    Some parts I have gathered this winter!
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    had to buy a new bottom bracket for the moonlander as the stock one had dried up and siezed....

    new one by hope should last longer than 4 weeks!



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    Project

    I love my Redline monocog 29er. (280 bucks from Craigslist). I cannot afford to spend the money for a full fat bike but have been wanting the "Fat Front" for a while.

    Universal cycles has GFS rims for $38. (Got one for Valentines Day! - I love my wife)
    I have the drill ready.. but am going finish the build before I get cocky.

    The hub is a Van Dessel 135mm flip flop. I spun the threads on the fixed side (note to self - do not buy cheap cogs - but the other side is untouched. Spokes are whatever I had in the right length. Brass nipples. For the brake Montano Velo has the adapter.
    ($35)

    Now for the fork. I know group of welders here who build off-road suspension and they think they can weld a bike fork - and I quote "it will take 10 minutes". So I am taking my Redline Monocog front fork and stretching it to 135mm spacing bottom to top (preserving the disk brake tab proximity and geometry). If this fails (failure during the build process is okay. Failure during first ride not so much)...

    I will save and buy for the Enabler or Pugs non offset 135mm this summer.

    So far the highest cost item will be the tire. I want to stay traditional so I will most likely go Larry, but a tubeless Origin 8 seems like a fun idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by utabintarbo View Post
    Some of the last Husker Du's left in the wild?



    They look kinda nice on the bike.



    They are noticeably narrower than the Larry's, and even Endo's. Nevertheless, the extra knobbiness will be welcome on off-camber stuffs.
    Nice Carver you have there!

    Here is a picture of my Carver, and a complete write-up is here: snowbikes.wordpress.com
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    The whole front end
    Salsa Enabler fork. Mukluk takeoff
    Surly Nate tire
    Surly tube/rim strip
    Surly ss hub/Vicious Cycles Graceful Fat Sheeba rim/skewer


    I am awaiting what On One will be doing with the proto fat bike and pretty loyal to them and would like that frame. Will also look at having the Sheeba drilled to cut some weight, it's overall not that much heavier then my Grande Maxle with flow and Bronson I can still maneuver just like a traditional front end if not better with so much grip.

    I am about to pull the trigger on a studded rear.
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    I dig it.

    Man.. now I really want the fat front setup!!

    I have to spend less time on the internet and more time in the shed!.
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    My bike is heavier than yours - it does not have Carbon or Titanium parts - I love it!

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    Moon Cops Wheels

    High volume pump, perfect for fat tires (maybe in black would be nice). Easy mount, no rubbing.



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    New Fat Bike

    Great thread. Just bought a Mukluk2. Love all the extra goodies for these bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresno View Post
    Nice Surly Rear Racks, NiteRider code 3 lights and siren. Loop bars....
    Nothing says "MOVE OVER" better than that bike.

    Can I borrow it for my next race?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresno View Post
    Nice Surly Rear Racks, NiteRider code 3 lights and siren. Loop bars.





    Mark this post gentlemen; Fat Bikes HAVE now gone mainstream.

    And welcome Fresno, please feel free to offer your insight.

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    Rack now fitted. It's a cheapo from Madison and seems to be badged as it's also available under a few different names. I had to modify the lower mounts and I thought the Giant seatclamp with rack mounts gave a better line to the upper mounts than those on the frame.


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    Im not yet allowed do post pictures but I just got my fatback! The test ride was probably the northern most fat bike ride ever After a long long wait it is finally here and the test-ride in the snowstorm was great !

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    Fresno, what brand/model of urban camo/snow camo seat is that? I remember FUNN offering a thin, minimalist padding one but nothing like that! Bike looks great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Team Honeybadger View Post
    Fresno, what brand/model of urban camo/snow camo seat is that? I remember FUNN offering a thin, minimalist padding one but nothing like that! Bike looks great!
    The seat is a Diamondback. They are reasonbly priced on Amazon.

    @Sand Rat. Our unit does off road patrol. We use motorcycles, ATVs and snowmobiles. The fat bikes makes sense to me. I can make the same patrols quietly.

    @gear. Thanks for the tip using the Surly rear rack on the front.

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    Fresno, convince my sheriff that I can use my Moonlander to better patrol the jail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresno View Post
    Nice Surly Rear Racks, NiteRider code 3 lights and siren. Loop bars.





    Looks Fantastic! I would love to see closeups of the rear rack installed. Did you need to bend anything? Feel free to respond in the thread below.

    Moonlander Racks - Show and Tell

    Also a quick shot of your bicycle pump, brand name? Clearance issues? Again Fantastic Job on your bike.

    Side note the Moonlander works well at spoking kids on motorcycles. I had two the other day take a double take when they came around the corner. Dressed in black I think I had them spooked.

    Have fun out there!

    Justin

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    New everything!
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    got my rims today... brand new 26"x80mm (3inch) red Double Walled Alloy Rims by Robsson... they will look good on my pugsley project...




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    New bars..


    Though my wife may quickly steal them for her ride and I'll have to find something else. Couldn't get used to or like the stock salsa bars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tibor View Post
    got my rims today... brand new 26"x80mm (3inch) red Double Walled Alloy Rims by Robsson... they will look good on my pugsley project...



    Ooooooooooooooooooh!!! Verrry nice!!!
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    Speedway 70mm / Salsa 170mm

    Picked up a Speedway 70mm rim and Salsa Mukluk 170mm rear hub. We've got fresh powder after a pretty disappointingly 'dry' winter here in NH. Almost done with my build. One of the most fun wheels I've built to date. More here.

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    Nalgene ATB Bottles

    A few weeks ago I was riding my Pugs off-road and saw a horse emptying his bladder on the trail when it dawned in me that mud was not the only thing clinging to my water bottles!
    The next day I stopped at the local bike shop and they showed me the Nalgene ATB All-Terrain Bottle and it solved all of my problems.
    Here is a quick review of the bottles: Nalgene ATB All-Terrain Bottle With Domed Lid « All Seasons Cyclist
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    My Marge Lites with XT/Surly hubs came in today. Mounted everything up tonight. Ready for a ride!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresno View Post
    High volume pump, perfect for fat tires (maybe in black would be nice). Easy mount, no rubbing.

    If I could get a copy of the memo of how you justified that expenditure to your boss, I'd appreciate it. Because I want to scam the same thing. If you spent your own $$$ to serve and protect, then:


    1. Rock On!
    2. Thank you, and
    3. Get your accountant to deduct that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by slimhazy View Post
    If I could get a copy of the memo of how you justified that expenditure to your boss, I'd appreciate it. Because I want to scam the same thing. If you spent your own $$$ to serve and protect, then:


    1. Rock On!
    2. Thank you, and
    3. Get your accountant to deduct that!
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    New bike day!


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    Not exactly a "purchase", but certainly $$$

    Quote Originally Posted by slimhazy View Post
    Forgive the horrible cellphone photo:



    Found a Pugsley 135mm offset fork on sale over the holidays and ordered it. Took it to my parents' place to borrow my grandfather's vise, a hacksaw and 14" mill bastard so I could remove the brake bosses. Note clever/ghetto use of mismatched work gloves to protect the fork legs from hacksaw bashing. BTW I think that vise weighs more than I do!

    Next step after final sanding is to take it to a local welder with frame repair skills to have Anything Cage mounts installed, inspired by gregclimbs' outstanding work here.

    Then off to the powdercoater for some RAL 2010 "Signal Orange" to match my 9:Zero:7
    Not exactly a "purchase", but certainly an expenditure of funds...

    Just picked up my Puglsey fork from Powder Coat Finishes in Baltimore.



    They didn't have RAL 2010 in stock, and I'm both a procrastinator and on a tight timeline, so they recommended (and I went with) "Bengal Tiger Orange". It looks pretty close to what I remember of my 9:Zero:7 frame; perhaps a little bit less "red". As yet I've been unable to compare them. When I get the two components together in a month after I move, I'll let you all know...

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    Still need to pick them up but a new pair Hüsker Dü's are waiting for me
    EDIT: Picked them up. Don't think there are many of them in Belgium
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    Tubeset and 100mm BB shell is in. Dropouts will be getting lightened up with some machining. WOOT.


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    Salsa Anything Cages



    Ergon GC2 Grips


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    Thanks for the saddle info. btw, what type of bag is that on the top tube of the Moonlander? It looks like the gas tank style as shown on the Revelate Designs website. Thanks again,

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    will posg pics as soon as i get them i have a fat sand bike and a lefty fork on the way

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