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    Looking for Fatback skookum updates

    Anyone know if there are any changes to the Skookum for 2018/2019 and if a Surly Lou (4.8 ish) will comfortably fit as a rear tire on a 80 mm rims? Really looking at this bike again.
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    Frame is unchanged except addition of lightweight flt version. The big news is most builds include mastodon fork and fatback’s in house wheelset. Been running mine with 4.8 minions with room to spare, even with studs in.
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    Please post some pictures of your Skookum. Rear tire clearance as well as whole bike.

    urmb
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    Sorry for the dee-lay, pardner. Here ya go
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    Nice. Thanks for posting. That is the color I am lusting after as well. If possible, send me more pictures of the your build. Friend request sent.
    urmb
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    Couple more. Just stand on your head to see em right side up.
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    I've run a Lou on a 65mm rim in the back of my 2016 Skookum (same as pictured above) with a reasonable amount of space, so I *think* you'd be OK on an 80mm rim. My current back tire is a Jumbo Jim 4.8 on that 65mm rim, and, of course, it's fine, too. This is my Spring through Fall setup.

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