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Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every style of riding is different- in how you fit the bike to you, and the sizing of the bike itself. It’s more than just measuring your height, reach and inseam. With the help of Bike Fitting, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your frame size, style of riding, and your particular dimensions. Here ya’ go…..the location for everything fit related.

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Old 06-13-14, 06:48 AM   #1
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FAT BIKE for 60 year Old..?

What one think of puttin around on a Salsa Carbon beargrase with 4 inch wide tire..?
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What one think of puttin around on a Salsa Carbon beargrase with 4 inch wide tire..?
Well, I love my Pugsley in the snow and dirt. Do you have a specific question about fat bikes?
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Saw one last night at the LBS. I wouldn't do it. Just saying....
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You don't have to spend that much .. Sun bikes, 'Crusher' makes a cruiser fat bike.

my Local sells them (beach riding .. state owns the Pacific beaches in Oregon, so they're public commons)

Bikes and Beyond right on the front page .. 2 speed kick back, and nuVinci CVR hub + disc brakes.
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Well, I love my Pugsley in the snow and dirt. Do you have a specific question about fat bikes?
Not really any questions yet as I dont get to pick it up before friday morning. The LBS had SALSA Days here locally and the Dealer ask me to come down and look at them. When i seen that monster and took it for a ride up and down over curbs and steps withy NO SUSPENSION, I had to order one..http://salsacycles.com/bikes/2014_beargrease_xx1
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Looks like it would be a blast in the snow.
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Not really any questions yet as I dont get to pick it up before friday morning. The LBS had SALSA Days here locally and the Dealer ask me to come down and look at them. When i seen that monster and took it for a ride up and down over curbs and steps withy NO SUSPENSION, I had to order one..2014 Beargrease XX1 | Bikes | Salsa Cycles
Excellent! You'll also probably want to pick up an accurate low-pressure gauge like Robot Check

Fat bikes are hugely sensitive to pressure - just a 1psi change can be the difference between the basketball effect ( bouncing after the slightest bump ) and getting good float. I usually run my Husker Du tires at 15psi on the road, 10-11psi on dirt, and 7psi on snow. I suspect the Dillengers that come with the Beargrease will be much the same.
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