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    Fat ain't just for two wheels

    Say hello to my lil' friend:



    When big Larry entered the room, all the children ran and hid

    Next up: Husker Du
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    there goes the forum

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    Video?

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    Nice!

    I just got a Nimbus Equinox to mess with in my parking garage over the winter, and have a BFL-equipped Fat Front setup under construction, but never thought to combine them!

    How does it ride? (On whatever surface you've tried so far...)

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    So would that be a half fat, full fat, half a full fat? So confused!!!!

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    I'm assuming a Surly Fat Unicycle feels a lot better than a 24x3" Unicycle?

    I've not ever had the chance to ride a Unicycle with a real Fat tire on it, but the 3" ones feel pretty nasty compared to the Trials Unicycles and the 36er I had.

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    Nice
    2013 mongoose Fat bike
    2012 Moonlander.

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    Haha at scottybinwv =)

    Awesome rig.

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    Excellent! I'm digging the disc brake - what hub?

    And green is a good color for UniFat
    This isn't a "you're doing it wrong" topic.

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    I figured this would be a thread about a fat three wheeler but it went in the completely opposite direction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockcrusher View Post
    I figured this would be a thread about a fat three wheeler but it went in the completely opposite direction.
    That's what I've been waiting for/hoping it was. A big, lifted trike on BFL's or a Rhodes Car on BFL's for that matter.

    I had a 36 speed, posi rear end Rhodes car in high school and that thing was actually quite the winter warrior.

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    Wish I had some of those Fatlefty clamps. My wheel is already built, my Lefty is hanging in the garage.
    Opps! wrong thread.
    Love the Muni! I wish I had bought the Connundrum when it came out. But....seeing a disc brake! Wow! What frame is that? My next bike (two-wheeler) purchase may be in peril.

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    All fat, all the time.
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    Too cool, is it easier or harder then a normal one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by western high plains View Post
    That's what I've been waiting for/hoping it was. A big, lifted trike on BFL's or a Rhodes Car on BFL's for that matter.
    Here you go. I posted this photo somewhere last winter, but here it is again. My son's version of a snow bike.

    It seems they have an adult version with dualies, too.

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    ohhhhhh thats rich!
    definitely need video!
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    It's a Nimbus Oregon, chromoly frame, disc hub 125mm spacing, 170 cranks, carbon fiber seat base, Thompson post, LM 65mm rim, Shimano M535. Comes stock with a Larry. New this year, first disc hub, true awesomeness. I also have a 29er (my daily driver) and 26er with a geared hub: Kris Holm Unicycles - KH-Schlumpf

    I liked riding the Larry 3.8 more than the BFL, I think there comes a point when big is too big, esp if you're riding firm ground. In the snow I'm betting the BFL would be a hoot, though Larry is already really great in muck and snow.

    Compared to a 3" tire, the Larry is easier to ride, though it takes some muscle and body language that isn't required when riding a sportier uni like a 29er. That fat really soaks up the bumps, literally glides over stuff like you have suspension.

    What I'm looking for next is a tire that has a little more umph, sorta like an Ardent type trade, so maybe the Husker Du wll work out; the Nate looks okay, but the lugs are spaced a little far apart for my liking.


    @ Wadester, hey man, ditch that tire and get a Larry, way more manageable, less wandering, same dimensions. That tire you have is more of a rear tire for one of them two wheeled monstrosities (bicycle), the Endomorph never rode that well as a muni tire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamkeith View Post
    Here you go. I posted this photo somewhere last winter, but here it is again. My son's version of a snow bike.

    It seems they have an adult version with dualies, too.

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    I've admired this trike in the past. The website lists shipping weight at 41#s.
    Just how much does that trike weigh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BurkeVT View Post
    I've admired this trike in the past. The website lists shipping weight at 41#s. Just how much does that trike weigh?
    Sorry for the slow reply. On a less-than-precise bathroom scale, the trike seems to be just shy of 30 lbs. It honestly feels heavier than that, though. Definitely a hunk of iron, but something that can be handed down many times over without falling apart.

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    Very cool uni.

    A friend of mine said, "Every time I see a unicycle, I hear circus music in my head."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nurse Ben View Post
    Say hello to my lil' friend:



    When big Larry entered the room, all the children ran and hid

    Next up: Husker Du
    What fork and crank did you use to build that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresno View Post
    What fork and crank did you use to build that?
    26″ Nimbus Oregon – Green Nimbus Unicycles


    Nimbus Oregon 26" Muni - Green
    $800 Out of stock
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    Oh, the hub is available separate:

    Nimbus Oregon 36H Wide Disc ISIS Hub
    Nimbus Oregon 36H Wide Disc ISIS Hub
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