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2WD potential for fat bikers?
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Jeremy Platt
(jeremy089786) - F

Locale: Sydney
2WD potential for fat bikers? on 11/27/2012 16:21:36 MST Print View

Below is a link to a 2WD bike, which looks like it rides better on snow than a normal MTB. A future potential mod for fatbikers who ride a lot on sand and snow?

Stephen M
(stephenm) - MLife

Locale: Mind your own business
Re: 2WD potential for fat bikers? on 11/27/2012 18:38:05 MST Print View

Nice looking bike, could do with a chain guard though.

David Chenault
(DaveC) - BPL Staff - F

Locale: Crown of the Continent
2wd fat bikes on 11/28/2012 10:48:54 MST Print View

A solution looking, hard, for a problem. I can't think of any traction issue I've had with my fatbike that this would solve.

Erik Basil

Locale: Atzlan
Anti-MTBPL on 11/28/2012 17:18:01 MST Print View

In my experience, riding two different 2WD systems on bikes, they never overcome the weight-to-utility equation that can be so effectively influenced by technique.

I've also ridden a 2WD motorcycle, the Trailbreaker, and that one definitely works as intended. The difference between fat-tired bicycles and motorcycles being "the engine"... ho ho