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    Hey Scant,

    What ever came of the Fatlanta Yo replica you mentioned you or a friend was going to build a while back?
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    I have a bare frameset ready, also a grellow yo eddy fork. undecided on wether to go grellow (for the frame) or FATlanta. My friend pete put his FATlanta decals on his fat chance titanium & that looks very cool

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    Ti Fatlanta would have been awesome!

    The large Fatlanta that still hangs in Outback was actually going to be mine way back then, but I spent the money on motorcycle parts instead. I kick myself to this day.

    Oh well, it would just be hanging in my basement with my other bikes right now if I had bought it.
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    Oooohhhh!

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    fat chance 10th anniversary NOS

    I want it!
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    Top Tube length

    Does any body know what the top tube length is for a medium Yo Eddy?

    I am really missinng my old Fatty and would like to replace it. My old Wicked was to short in the top tube. I would like to find another Fatty in the neighborhood of a 23" top tube. So if you have information on geometry for a Wicked or Yo Eddy, I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks

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    medium yo, top tube is 23in. wicked 18in, 22.25in.
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    Isn't it that it depends on whether or not it is suspension corrected?

    Some links that always proof to be helpfull to answer 1001 Fat related questions:

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    hi folks, been a lurker on this forum for a while now, and thought now was the time to be brave a post some pics of my collection, cheers alan, speak soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ti-fat-man
    hi folks, been a lurker on this forum for a while now, and thought now was the time to be brave a post some pics of my collection, cheers alan, speak soon.

    Indy and a Yol Good stuff!
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    help struggling with uploading pics, got more, alan!!
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    saving the best till last alan?

    26000odd views! wow

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    Quote Originally Posted by ti-fat-man
    help struggling with uploading pics, got more, alan!!
    Extra Smooth indeed. Delicious.

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    Well spotted, that's my xmas stash for the big day!! hope santa brings me my 07 xtr groupset that i've asked for, nearly there now, cheers alan.
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    Nice T-Disk.
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    New question here. Stickers for 1992 Yo Eddie!

    I own a 1992 Yo Eddie. Anybody know if it's possible to get the complete set of stickers for the bike (and where)?

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    Rody on FatCogs.com will be able to help you out soon!

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    I own a 1991 Team Fat Chance Yo Eddy and I am looking for a set of decals as well. I'm in the process of finding someone to paint/powder coat my frame and frok and I'd love to have the original decals. Also can anyone tell me if the headset is a 1" or 1 1/8"?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rkentucky
    I own a 1991 Team Fat Chance Yo Eddy and I am looking for a set of decals as well. I'm in the process of finding someone to paint/powder coat my frame and frok and I'd love to have the original decals. Also can anyone tell me if the headset is a 1" or 1 1/8"?

    Thanks
    See the post above yours.

    www.fatcogs.com

    I believe they've taken' on the repro decals over there.

    If its a 91, it should be a 1"
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    Scant wrote:
    My friend pete put his FATlanta decals on his fat chance titanium & that looks very cool

    Shonky photos I know, I'll try and get some proper ones to replace them as soon as:





    All the bits I always wanted as a kid but couldn't afford (billet mechs and shifters, IRD switchbacks, Box levers, Ringle wheels and stem, cooks cranks and Chris Bell egg rings)

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete_mcc
    Shonky photos I know, I'll try and get some proper ones to replace them as soon as:



    All the bits I always wanted as a kid but couldn't afford (billet mechs and shifters, IRD switchbacks, Box levers, Ringle wheels and stem, cooks cranks and Chris Bell egg rings)

    Very impressive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pete_mcc
    All the bits I always wanted as a kid but couldn't afford (billet mechs and shifters, IRD switchbacks, Box levers, Ringle wheels and stem, cooks cranks and Chris Bell egg rings)
    Wow, so nice, I just got this back from a buddy I sold it to 10 years ago. Sorry for the repost, but I didn't know this thread was here. I'll post more when it is done.


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    My 10th

    I think I had posted these up a while ago in different section. Figure would be the best appreciated here, taken about a year ago.


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    I saw this 10th last time, very nice to see a 10th at all. even better to see 1 thats being used

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    My 86 Fat Chance. I'm the second owner, the original was a photgrapher who shot a few Fat City catalogs back then. Custom paint reflects his logo at the time (orange triangles). Suntour thumbies, 4 finger Deore XT levers, Fat City Aluminum bar, Oury grips, Mavic oxygen rims, Deore u-brake and canti's,Cool tool quick release, Hite rite! First-edition Ritchey post replaced the original that I had to cut out. It's a blast to ride!
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    Nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KDXdog
    My 86 Fat Chance. I'm the second owner, the original was a photgrapher who shot a few Fat City catalogs back then. Custom paint reflects his logo at the time (orange triangles). Suntour thumbies, 4 finger Deore XT levers, Fat City Aluminum bar, Oury grips, Mavic oxygen rims, Deore u-brake and canti's,Cool tool quick release, Hite rite! First-edition Ritchey post replaced the original that I had to cut out. It's a blast to ride!
    That's a really nice looking Fat. I dig the gray-to-white fade.

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    Another view: First generation spuds are a bit new for the bike, but it's a "rider". Umma Gumma's are stil holding up. Scott brake pads are an upgrade, as is the XT 4 finger levers, complete with Scott "lever grips". I have the Magura "motorcycle" levers that came on the bike, as well as the Deore shifters. I like the Suntour XC pros much better. And the Mt. Zefal pump has inflated more tires than I can venture to guess. A product that I got more than my moneys worth!
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    My '99 Ti

    Here's a couple of pics of my Ti Fat.


    Some sweet Fats here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KDXdog
    Another view: First generation spuds are a bit new for the bike, but it's a "rider". Umma Gumma's are stil holding up. Scott brake pads are an upgrade, as is the XT 4 finger levers, complete with Scott "lever grips". I have the Magura "motorcycle" levers that came on the bike, as well as the Deore shifters. I like the Suntour XC pros much better. And the Mt. Zefal pump has inflated more tires than I can venture to guess. A product that I got more than my moneys worth!

    One of the better looking Fat's I've seen.
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    here is one.. dirty.
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    Local Ebay Score...more to come

    Just picked up this 1985 Fat yesterday - my own pics will come soon. Long and short is it appears to be in very good shape and mostly original.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN:IT&ih=012
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    Nice one! I had my eye on that throughout the bidding. It took all I could muster not to hit "confirm bid". Too many projects going on at one time. Please post more pics when you get a chance. I'd like to see what I missed out on.
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    Thanks!

    Here are some better photos. Serial # is 85643.
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    Nice. Ride her hard and ride her often. Enjoy!
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    My Fat Contribution

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    FAT Chance Jersey

    I am going to be getting rid of a XL FAT CHANCE JERSEY ON EBAY. Unless someone wants to PM me with an offer I can't refuse.




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    Identity Crisis: What Fat model am I riding, and what year was it made?

    I have been riding a Fat Chance (#10758) since 1994. The maroon color and shape of the frame is practically identical to the one THO is holding in his pic he posted on 4-8-04 (see below). I bought it used off a friend desparate for $ (only paid $500 for it). The only sticker that was on the bike when I bought it was a faded white "FAT CHANCE" across the top crossbar. Since he had it for at least a year, all I know is that it was made no later than 1993. Can someone please help me ID (year and model) my faithful steed who has given me 13 glorious years of riding?

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    My Buck Shaver

    <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v128/jasson1243/FatChance.jpg" border="0" alt="Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket"></a>
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason@Cambridge Bicycle
    <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v128/jasson1243/FatChance.jpg" border="0" alt="Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket"></a>
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    nice touch with the cable crimps.

    trim that skewer!
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    Can anybody tell me if chris chance is still making bikes i have one of the last yo edy out of somerville forget if it is 94 or 95 and i wanted to get it redone somescratches and a dent thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncig
    Can anybody tell me if chris chance is still making bikes i have one of the last yo edy out of somerville forget if it is 94 or 95 and i wanted to get it redone somescratches and a dent thanks
    He is not making frames anymore. Check over at www.fatcogs.com and search for re-builts / re-paints. Several companies out there will help you out.
    blah, blah, blah..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncig
    Can anybody tell me if chris chance is still making bikes i have one of the last yo edy out of somerville forget if it is 94 or 95 and i wanted to get it redone somescratches and a dent thanks
    That train left the depot several hours ago. Definitely check in at fatcogs.
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    85-ish FAT



    61cm slim chance

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    Don't the collars on the head tube mean that the Fat is newer than 85? What is there serial number?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Don't the collars on the head tube mean that the Fat is newer than 85? ?
    hence the "ish" hahaha, sorry Noah I dont really sweat the details that much. I might have to PM you regarding some stuff in your signature

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    Noah, heres my '84 Fat and it has the collars on the head tube, #84124

    "I think it is heavy and often stupid and doesn't work as well as Shimano, but I keep using it. -- NG

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    Quote Originally Posted by kb11
    Noah, heres my '84 Fat and it has the collars on the head tube, #84124

    kb11,

    Where did you get your decals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc
    kb11,

    Where did you get your decals?

    Michael-NYC
    These were made by Signz & Dezignes http://suzieillustrator.com/sds_index.htm. I had these done about 3 years ago but she should still have the artwork. Its really thin vinyl.
    "I think it is heavy and often stupid and doesn't work as well as Shimano, but I keep using it. -- NG

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    Thanks KB11, I will contact her to see if she stil has the artwork on file!
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    Official FAT chance thread

    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Don't the collars on the head tube mean that the Fat is newer than 85? What is there serial number?
    Bushpig,

    I just checked photos of a fillet brazed 1982 Fat Chance that I used to own (Yeah, don't even get me started on why I ever sold that one! ) and it also had the head tube collars, so I guess that they used them way back in the beginning of Fat City.
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    Wicket Fat Chance Decals

    I am rebuilding & respraying my 1992 WFC and need to get a set of original (black) decals, any ideas where I can get some from?
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    Official FAT chance thread

    Quote Originally Posted by fritoskates
    I am rebuilding & respraying my 1992 WFC and need to get a set of original (black) decals, any ideas where I can get some from?
    Nice bike! That's one of the more rare Tange Prestige box crown forks on your bike.

    Go to www.FatCOGs.com and look through the threads on there, I've seen some talk about repro decals on there, but you've got the old style American flag on the seat tube and most people reproduce the Mass "Don't Tread On Me" flag decal.
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    1984 Fat Chance # 118

    Here is my latest Fat # 84 118 which has an interesting history behind it; It was custom ordered by an older gentleman from NYC way back in 1984 who apparently called Chris Chance directly to order the frameset and then asked Chris to personally pick out the parts, build it up and then even drive it down from Somerville himself to deliver it to him on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, then for various reasons the bike literally sat unridden for the next 24 years. It's extremely mint, mostly NOS and is one of the nicest of the old school original Fat Chances that I've ever come across, as it has virtually no mileage on it...There's more to the story as far as how I wound up with it after tracking it for the past 12 years and I also need to get the proper seat, BMX seat post, seat tube shim and Suntour XC-II pedals installed to complete it, but until then here are some crappy photos:











































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    nice rig mike

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    nice rig mike
    Thanks Dude!
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    Very cool! Nice story too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc
    Here is my latest Fat # 84 118 which has an interesting history behind it; It was custom ordered by an older gentleman from NYC way back in 1984 who apparently called Chris Chance directly to order the frameset and then asked Chris to personally pick out the parts, build it up and then even drive it down from Somerville himself to deliver it to him on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, then for various reasons the bike literally sat unridden for the next 24 years. It's extremely mint, mostly NOS and is one of the nicest of the old school original Fat Chances that I've ever come across, as it has virtually no mileage on it...There's more to the story as far as how I wound up with it after tracking it for the past 12 years and I also need to get the proper seat, BMX seat post, seat tube shim and Suntour XC-II pedals installed to complete it, but until then here are some crappy photos:
    Nice rig Mike!
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    Official FAT chance thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Nice rig Mike!
    Thanks! I'm on the lookout for a different more period correct seat...but I guess that this one met your approval?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc
    Thanks! I'm on the lookout for a different more period correct seat...but I guess that this one met your approval?

    Rumpfy has boo to say about the seat - he is too enraptured with the funky crank bolts.

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    Yeah!!

    a great bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Rumpfy has boo to say about the seat - he is too enraptured with the funky crank bolts.
    whats the deal with that thing on the quill? extension/adjustment lock?
    i'm diggin those valve stems

    and yeah, funky crank bolts
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Rumpfy has boo to say about the seat - he is too enraptured with the funky crank bolts.
    I was waiting for someone to notice those crank bolts...Has anyone ever seen anyhting like that before?
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    1984 Fat Chance # 118

    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    whats the deal with that thing on the quill? extension/adjustment lock?
    i'm diggin those valve stems and yeah, funky crank bolts
    Hollister,

    The thing on the quill of the Bullmoose bar is an old-school BMX style headset lock nut that threads onto the top of the fork and then has an Allen Bolt that tightens it down, I'm not sure why it's so long or if the fork's steerer tube goes much higher than the top of the headset but it 's actually helpful to me since the bike is on the smaller side for me it automaically jacks up the bars 2" to accomodate me! Note the rubber O-ring that's in between the Bullmoose bar quill/bolt and the lock nut


    The valve stems are very cool because they're schrader valves that have a threaded on securing nut like a presta valve, they're made by Continental.


    I have no clue what the deal is with the funky crank bolts, my friend who I got the bike from said that he thinks that they're either Bullseye, Cook Bros, or just something that Chris Chance fabricated Does anyone know?
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    1984 Fat Chance # 118

    Quote Originally Posted by zingel
    Yeah!!

    a great bike!
    Thanks! I already know that you have great taste in old bikes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc

    I have no clue what the deal is with the funky crank bolts, my friend who I got the bike from said that he thinks that they're either Bullseye, Cook Bros, or just somthing that Chris Chance fabricated Does anyone know?
    an IRD(?) keeper kit maybe? i thought the bolt head on those was recessed though

    that bolt looks to small to have the right sized threads for a bb spindle, does it go all the way through and get tightened by a bolt on the other side?
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    Very cool. Love those oldies. Ive seen those crankbolts somewhere but dont recall where right now... I have those same cool rims on my 84 Commando. Tires are 85, maybe 86.

    This deserves its own thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Very cool. Love those oldies. Ive seen those crankbolts somewhere but dont recall where right now... I have those same cool rims on my 84 Commando. Tires are 85, maybe 86.

    This deserves its own thread.
    Thanks Dude! The rims are so old school BMX Cruiser and they appear to have painted on Rallye stripes on the inside...The tires aren't original I'm not sure what to do about that...I thought of giving this it's own thread but it belongs in this thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    an IRD(?) keeper kit maybe? i thought the bolt head on those was recessed though

    that bolt looks to small to have the right sized threads for a bb spindle, does it go all the way through and get tightened by a bolt on the other side?
    I honestly haven't taken these cranks off the bottom bracket yet to see what's going on under there...but I'll let you know when/if I do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc
    Thanks Dude! The rims are so old school BMX Cruiser and they appear to have painted on Rallye stripes on the inside...

    Yeah, it looks like they're hand-painted almost.

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    My Fat Chance

    This is my well used and well ridden Fat Chance, circa. 1989.

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    One more...
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    '94 Yo Eddy!

    Hey folks...

    well...my first post here. Guess a proper start...

    Bought this 2 years ago...horrible condition! A '94 Yo Eddy! (M)




    Then, it took me more than 1 1/2 years coming so far...




    Currently I replaced the Roox seatpost with a silver Thomson! Looks way much better! And mounted a 900 XTR Front Derailleur!

    cheers
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    ...my search for a new big one inch begins again. Last time I looked was before the big Wendyl/Chris I fallout that left the community without new forks

    I rode the Fat last week for the first time in a year and it just isn't done with that *gasp* cannondale fork on it. So anyone have any leads on where to get real Fat City forks? I've found a few custom builders, but I'd rather go with a sommerville made one. Ebay and CL are empty right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doug
    ...my search for a new big one inch begins again. Last time I looked was before the big Wendyl/Chris I fallout that left the community without new forks

    I rode the Fat last week for the first time in a year and it just isn't done with that *gasp* cannondale fork on it. So anyone have any leads on where to get real Fat City forks? I've found a few custom builders, but I'd rather go with a sommerville made one. Ebay and CL are empty right now.
    go for a custom. there is Rody and there is a guy who worked at Fat City and built those forks there.igleheart. you can't get anything else more legit...
    don't feed the hype on ebay. prices for BOI are ridiculous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doug
    ...my search for a new big one inch begins again. Last time I looked was before the big Wendyl/Chris I fallout that left the community without new forks

    I rode the Fat last week for the first time in a year and it just isn't done with that *gasp* cannondale fork on it. So anyone have any leads on where to get real Fat City forks? I've found a few custom builders, but I'd rather go with a sommerville made one. Ebay and CL are empty right now.
    what length steerer do you need? short 1in ahead? PM me if interested

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    I've got a couple extras too.

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    1", threadless, and LONG...its for the largest size frame they made...so ~200mm? I can measure later, the bike is at my friends place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drzrm
    Wow, so nice, I just got this back from a buddy I sold it to 10 years ago. Sorry for the repost, but I didn't know this thread was here. I'll post more when it is done.

    holy crap! a rasta fade!
    I have a set of Kooka cranks (rasta fade) in mint condition I just put on ebay. if youre interested I'll end the auction for a reasonable offer. i'd love to see them on that wicked! pm me

    if anyone has any FAT merch, forks, or even frames for sale pm me! need stuff for my collection!
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    nice!

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    Here's a pic of my 1991 Wicked and 1993 Wicked lite.
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    Official FAT chance thread

    Quote Originally Posted by DonH
    Here's a pic of my 1991 Wicked and 1993 Wicked lite.
    SWEET! Are those original paint jobs?
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    Thanks!
    The blue one was re-painted in the original color back in 1995. I love the color (have 3 IF's painted to match). Its what originally drew me to the bike.
    The violet one was originally black with white decals. After 1 year it was sent out (back to Fat, if I recall correctly) and painted 'team violet'.
    Im the original owner of both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YoKris
    Hey folks...

    well...my first post here. Guess a proper start...

    Bought this 2 years ago...horrible condition! A '94 Yo Eddy! (M)




    Then, it took me more than 1 1/2 years coming so far...




    Currently I replaced the Roox seatpost with a silver Thomson! Looks way much better! And mounted a 900 XTR Front Derailleur!

    cheers
    //yo
    Whereabouts did you get the paint redone? Fade is not quite as long as the original, but it looks very nice.
    No longer member of the bike industry nor society, so don't hassle me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thylacine
    Whereabouts did you get the paint redone? Fade is not quite as long as the original, but it looks very nice.
    Well...my dad owns a medium-sized varnish factory and I'm working together with his best-skilled application engineer to reproduce the most famous FAT paint jobs. He has done this one.

    We already reproduced Team Violet, Kandy Wild Cherry and Sapphire Blue, too. Furthermore planned are Aqua Fade, Grello, Sapphire Fade, Team Jersey Paint, Fluorescent Yellow with Metallica Blue and so on. Of course all reproductions based on original samples.

    I know...but particularly each FAT fade paint job looks different to one another. But thanks for your support - we're improving day by day.

    //yo

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    If you don't mind me asking, how did you achieve the chameleon metallic repro?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thylacine
    If you don't mind me asking, how did you achieve the chameleon metallic repro?
    We used an original sample and reproduced the colors chameleon bronze and chameleon green. That's all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoKris
    We used an original sample and reproduced the colors chameleon bronze and chameleon green. That's all...
    Now now, don't be coy.

    Not having seen one in the flesh, I always assumed that the olive colour was a tinted clear that went over the green.

    For some reason the only Yo Eddies I've seen down here have all been the aqua fade. Must've been a very popular colour back in the day.
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    Hi Thy,

    no, these are two different colors faded into each other. Yep...Aqua Fade is a very common Fat paint job. Well...If you're interested in more detailled pics of our reproduced colors/paint jobs, drop me a line via PM.

    cheers
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    Caution;  Merge;  Workers Ahead!

    If you aren't a FatCogs.com regular, you might want to check this thread out if you are a regular CraigsList stalker for vintage frames.
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    Fat Chance

    Hi everyone. I just recently joined MTBR to find other like minded fans of the Fat Chances. I don't know why I never thought to check "on-line" before. I've owned my bike since 96-97 when a friend had to close his bike shop in Philadelphia and offered a frame that was mounted on the wall at cost (at least that's what he said). I was riding a full suspension Cannondale Super V at the time. I figured why not have a hardtail as well. We built it up with parts laying around the shop within two days and bam...there you have it....the only bike I have been riding since. Needless to say, the Cannondale was sold a few months later! lol. Here are a few pics to share.
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    I have an 85' FAT CHANCE that my dad is letting me use for a pump park at my friends house it is in great shape except for the pealing of the stickers and some very minor gear difficulties, how much do you think it is worth(my dad bought it in 85' for $500

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe.P@ME
    how much do you think it is worth(my dad bought it in 85' for $500
    I'll start the bidding with a slightly used set of Speed Springs for a 95 Judy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ameybrook
    I'll start the bidding with a slightly used set of Speed Springs for a 95 Judy.
    I'll raise a rusty chain and half a power bar wrapper.
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    what's a pump park?
    Quote Originally Posted by banks
    That is one big f'n dude!
    Yes I am!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    what's a pump park?
    pump track?
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    pump track?
    I'm still lost. What is a pump track? Is that some kind of half pipe thing?
    Quote Originally Posted by banks
    That is one big f'n dude!
    Yes I am!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    I'm still lost. What is a pump track? Is that some kind of half pipe thing?
    some dirt jumpers are too lazy to pedal
    new pump track pics

    I think thats what our friend here is doing with the FC
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I'll raise a rusty chain and half a power bar wrapper.
    I'll throw in two bent Flite Ti Saddles.
    ...got chuck to join my Rock Racing SS team....

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