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Old 08-16-12, 12:00 AM
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The LHT is a great bike for those purposes, but a cyclocross bike would be better. The LHT is kind of sluggish when it isn't loaded compared to a Surly CrossCheck or Salsa Vaya. I haven't ridden the Fargo, but it seems to me that the fat tires would have the usual pluses and minuses - more cushion but slower acceleration.
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