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    Full suspension fat bikes

    Are there any new full suspension fat bikes coming out this fall? I haven't seen any pics of any at Inter Bike.

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    Yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    Yes.
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    I want fat bike linkage forks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Might see the 907 FS bike I would guess. It's been in the shop over the last 6 months or so.
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    More importantly, are we going to see a better fat bike fork?

    The three good FS bikes we have now are limited by a lack of fork choices...

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    If we haven't seen pictures or at least heard some very strong rumors we aren't seeing it this fall.
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    What are the options besides a Foes and Turner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kntr View Post
    What are the options besides a Foes and Turner?
    Bucksaw, 11nine (haven't seen anyone with one though).

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    Fatlabs is showing a full suspension fattie frame on their Facebook site

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nurse Ben View Post
    More importantly, are we going to see a better fat bike fork?

    The three good FS bikes we have now are limited by a lack of fork choices...
    Exactly! Fat Pike and F34.... Come on already, and the true fat Lefty of course ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    Patience is a virtue.....

    That's a copout...

    Shark's looking for a freeride fork for his bucksaw...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BansheeRune View Post
    That's a copout...

    Shark's looking for a freeride fork for his bucksaw...
    Sorry, but I promise it's worth it!
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    I was really hoping to see a fat pike come out of interbike. I really haven't been riding my mutz much due to my hatred of the bluto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rollertoaster View Post
    I was really hoping to see a fat pike come out of interbike.
    Mmmm...I love a good pike bisque. It might even be enough to tempt me to endure Interbike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    Patience is a virtue.....
    I sold the Mukluk to get a fully fat. Its almost winter. I need a bike soon.

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    There are nuggets out there to suggest that foes may offer their own front suspension

    But it's just that, a rumor

    Heavens knows that would be sweet

    Until then I'll just ride!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by blidner View Post
    There are nuggets out there to suggest that foes may offer their own front suspension

    But it's just that, a rumor

    Heavens knows that would be sweet

    Until then I'll just ride!!
    As long as they've moved away from curnut valving and use normal damping principles, then I guess I'd agree. Foes suspension (curnut shocks and forks) were terrible, even Foes has moved away from the shocks for a large part of their fleet, especially where they relied on the progressive nature of the shock with no rate-changing linkages on the bike (instead only a scissor-linkage to improve lateral stiffness). There were many other significant suspension issues, but as with the shock rate, they actually addressed most of these. Curnut valving on the fork? I hope not...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    Sorry, but I promise it's worth it!

    Mhmm, promises, promises!

    I still think the Shark is wanting a freeride fork so he can do Redbull Rampage in the fAt...
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    FYI, the Turner King Khan is no more. If you want one, Turner has about 6-7 of them left and they aren't making anymore. Dave says the plus size bikes have killed the market for FS fatties. Get it while you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silentfoe View Post
    FYI, the Turner King Khan is no more. If you want one, Turner has about 6-7 of them left and they aren't making anymore. Dave says the plus size bikes have killed the market for FS fatties. Get it while you can.

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    Bummer- sad to see them pulling out of the FS market. If the smaller shops are pulling out of the Fat FS market due to slow sales, it is less likely that the big guys will jump in.

    I just bought a Bucksaw last week and have been absolutely loving it! If a Fatbike compares to a Monster truck, then the Bucksaw is a Baja truck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silentfoe View Post
    FYI, the Turner King Khan is no more. If you want one, Turner has about 6-7 of them left and they aren't making anymore. Dave says the plus size bikes have killed the market for FS fatties. Get it while you can.

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    That sucks, glad I got one when I did, When I spoke to him, he said they weren't going to make them again until the winter. He really did an awesome job the the KK.

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    New question here. World’s lightest full suspension fatbike

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockyJo1 View Post
    Nice! I never did weigh my bs before installing dropper post, but I'm sure it was close to that.

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    Carbon cranks. Aluminum frame. Light weight fat bike.

    How many stereotypes did that just mess with? "Nothing is true, everything is permitted."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shark View Post
    Nice! I never did weigh my bs before installing dropper post, but I'm sure it was close to that.
    Pedals are 390g. If I had access to the Schwalbe Dirt Wizards I'd be right there too, 13270g with AL post/stem, comfort bars, grips and big brakes.
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    28.xx is very achievable. 26 is taking it to the next level.


    Can we get MAXX in the US? The world needs more FS fat.

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    MAxx will export USA. Their prices include a Germany VAT tax of 19% so if you go online, take 19% off that listed price and add about 350Euros shipping to USA. The Euro to dollar exchange rate is 1 euro costs about $1.13 so it's close to that 19% VAT number with adding in the exchange rate and shipping costs.
    I've been considering it but reading into the import tax side of things, you may be hit with 11% import tax to the USA from Germany and apparently when using DHL it is quite common to get popped by that. SO far my research has shown that this makes their bikes a lot less competitive even with a strong US dollar, or weak Euro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew Diller View Post
    Carbon cranks. Aluminum frame. Light weight fat bike.
    Yep

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shelterock View Post
    MAxx will export USA. Their prices include a Germany VAT tax of 19% so if you go online, take 19% off that listed price and add about 350Euros shipping to USA. The Euro to dollar exchange rate is 1 euro costs about $1.13 so it's close to that 19% VAT number with adding in the exchange rate and shipping costs.
    I've been considering it but reading into the import tax side of things, you may be hit with 11% import tax to the USA from Germany and apparently when using DHL it is quite common to get popped by that. SO far my research has shown that this makes their bikes a lot less competitive even with a strong US dollar, or weak Euro.
    So save me some finger work, how much for one shipped to the U.S. without the 11%?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdundee View Post
    So save me some finger work, how much for one shipped to the U.S. without the 11%?
    Roughly $3655 for the base model with no upgrades.

    FYI DHL also assesses an administrative fee with the import duties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RockyJo1 View Post
    I'm surprised they could get it so light. This article had the upgraded version (4500 euro) at a little under 40# and that was with superlight DT Swiss wheels. MAXX Huraxdax ? The Review | FAT-BIKE.COM
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    29lbs w/o pedals (euros ALWAYS measure without pedals, even says so). Totally believable for those of us rocking 23lb hard tails, although the wheels might be a little suspect, I'd imagine the weights are totally believable with light wheels, of course this is the kind of build used for 17lb normal 29er hard tails and 20lb FS race bikes. It's no compromise.
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    Industry Nine claims 1750g on their carbon fat bike wheelset.

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    Thread resurrection, but having just completed an ICT build that got out of control and only uses one Surly component (the frame) I'm considering a Maxx Huraxdax. I'd be shipping it to NZ and I'd be buying only the frame and shock to reduce the costs associated with shipping and duty (and I have almost all the parts I need on the ICT).

    My ICT comes in at 31.5lb / 14.4kg with a Bluto, dropper post and 4.8" tyres (Dillingers), and according to MAXX their frame including shock (in all sizes, which sounds wrong) is only around 600g / 1lb heavier than my large ICT frame.

    I don't know if I need FS, but I bought the ICT frame set cheap as the NZ Surly agent was closing down, and started the build to replace my rigid Fatboy rather than invest in a Bluto and wheel upgrade and still have a QR rear.

    I sold the Fatboy part way through and spent some time riding a FS XC bike while I was waiting for my wheel build parts and started to enjoy suspension for the first time.

    I guess what I'm thinking is that for a 600g penalty I may as well have FS and be able to ride virtually anything I want to, but I'm also hoping that someone will release a carbon FS frame with 197 x 12 rear so I have no weight penalty at all.

    If I do go FS then I'll rebuild the ICT rigid with lower end components for a different riding style. My partner has an ICT Ops, and I'd really like to be able to swap wheels between the 3 bikes (hence I want the 197 rear on an FS frame), so I can maybe build a carbon 29+ set to go with my carbon 26 x 90mm current ones and fit any set to any bike depending on the ride.

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