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    Felt DD 10

    Hi guys,

    Is the Felt DD10 (2016) a decent fatbike? Whats your thoughts/opinions please!

    I can pick one up for 1600

    Felt Bicycles | DD 10

    Thanks :-)

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    I've got a Felt DD70. Basically same frame with different components.

    The freewheel is a POS and it stripped out in approximatley 500 miles. I replaced the wheels with a set of I9 wheels and have been happy.

    Recently the bottom bracket started creaking and developed quite a bit of play. I wanted to install the rwc bearing upgrade in the race face type x bottom bracket. Upon removal of the non drive side bearing cup it was determined that the threads are stripped in the frame. The bike is less than a year old, always stored indoors. There was no corrosion on the threads or bearing cup. Looked like a bearing cup with a defective thread was forced into the frame. Felt thinks I should pay $600 for a crash frame replacement.

    FYI, I was on the Felt site today and saw their fat bikes are on sale. The DD10 is 2k.
    Last edited by Edster75; 07-22-2016 at 09:13 PM.

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    The local bike shop is a Felt dealer and I know of 3 Felt fat bikes with bad rear hubs (Edster75 included).
    This review even mentioned "generic wheels with so-so hubs."
    Felt DD 10 fat bike review - Mtbr.com
    So far I haven't had any problems with my Felt DD70.
    The Felt website now has the DD10 on sale for $1999.00 so it should be about 1500 given the exchange rate.
    DD 10 - Felt Bicycles

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    Another data point - I have a DD30 and rode it for 6 months with no freewheel troubles (before switching to a DT Swiss wheelset)
    Howell, Michigan

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    Here's mine. bought earlier this year... seen sand but no snow as yet. Its fun to ride.. was a whim purchase but I was taken with other peoples experiences, so here we are!
    I like the xc fit and it has the refinements my other 26ers dont have.. tapered head tube, internal routing and short stem. Still has a triple though not surprising for the price really
    Ive seen a very few fatbikes about locally. I did a search for a fatbike club and found one in east lothian
    scotland 350 miles away! They have open access to the moorland up there lucky fellas.

    Its a medium not much standover 5'8 I,m on the cusp between a small and medium frame
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    Toronto, Canada
    2017 Trek Farley 9.6
    2017 Diamondback Haanjo Trail Carbon
    2016 Scott Solace 10 Disc

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    I'm very happy with my DD30. My only gripe is the difficulty of converting them to tubeless.

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