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Old 03-29-16, 01:15 PM
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Fat Tire Commuter Pics!

So, you commute on a Fat Bike? Prove it!! Lets see some Pics!!

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Old 03-29-16, 01:36 PM
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My daughter (in the trailer) is wrapping up 5th grade this year so about to be done with that bike rack and moving onto middle school in the fall. My son is a high school freshman now. We were dropping him at kindergarten in the picture.

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Old 03-29-16, 02:09 PM
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I commuted on a Pugsley in 2006-2007 in New Orleans and surrounding suburbs. 18 miles each way. After Hurricane Katrina messed up the area, my Puglsey was worth it's weight in gold. I lived reasonably close to the Bonnet Carre Spillway which has a lot of sand and ATB trails. So on my days off I rode the opposite direction (up river) to a fat bike playground.

I hardly use it any more since moving back into the city. Tried to sell it a couple of times with no serious takers. So now I use it for an after dark bike for moonlight rides as it is very forgiving for hitting stuff I didn't notice.

I have plenty of photos, but it is just another "Barney" purple Pugs. Nuttin' special.
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Old 03-29-16, 02:30 PM
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That's awesome!!! My daughter loves her trailer too!!
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I no longer commute (moved to a home office). However, I used to commute 9 to 11 miles one-way by Pugsley. It was funny how many times I'd leave the faster SS 26er at home and take the Pug (the Pug is that much fun!). Here was a snowy day riding to the office:



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weird lighting, looks like you're under water
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This was last year, winter obviously. Commuting home or at least trying to in a foot of snow. Stopped mid push to take the picture and the snow was deep enough to just hold it in place. The last mile of a 8 mile commute spent pushing a 35lb fat bike through a foot of snow really sucked.
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let more air out!

Just kidding. Mine gets mostly beach use lately. On snow days when I would love to commute on it, everything here shuts down and I have to stay home w/ the kids anyway, although they are getting old enough where they don't need that anymore.
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weird lighting, looks like you're under water
lol I totally thought the bike was underwater at first, also, until I read the post.
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Originally Posted by Hypno Toad View Post
I no longer commute (moved to a home office). However, I used to commute 9 to 11 miles one-way by Pugsley. It was funny how many times I'd leave the faster SS 26er at home and take the Pug (the Pug is that much fun!). Here was a snowy day riding to the office:



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This was last year, winter obviously. Commuting home or at least trying to in a foot of snow. Stopped mid push to take the picture and the snow was deep enough to just hold it in place. The last mile of a 8 mile commute spent pushing a 35lb fat bike through a foot of snow really sucked.
And to think I drove today because it was 48 degrees this morning...
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weird lighting, looks like you're under water
Agreed, odd lighting. No filter wither, just my cell phone camera trying to figure out the pre-dawn snowy light.
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+1 on the under water. I thought "is there anywhere these fat tire goofballs won't try to ride?"
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Old 03-30-16, 02:32 PM
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Great Pic!

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This was last year, winter obviously. Commuting home or at least trying to in a foot of snow. Stopped mid push to take the picture and the snow was deep enough to just hold it in place. The last mile of a 8 mile commute spent pushing a 35lb fat bike through a foot of snow really sucked.
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Do Schwalbe Big Apples count as "fat?"
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Great Pic!
Thanks. It doesn't truly show how deep the snow was.
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Old 03-30-16, 06:01 PM
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Sorry, no pics but 30+ years ago rolling through downtown Atlanta on the way home from work on my Jamis Gentry on -probably - 1.5" tires when a young lady on the sidewalk saw me and my bike and yelled out "Yay! Fat Tires!"
But I guess that's not the Fat Tires this thread is about.
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last spring, but the fat bike gets some commuting miles in every year. I spent last summer wearing out the not so hot stock tires and just got a set of husker dus, just in time for spring.
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Right next to my toolbox,I'm sure my vaya misses me........been on the fatty since Oct.
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Bad Ass photo!!!
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Where's the fenders?
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OK. I dug these up. Enjoy

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Bad Ass photo!!!
You're not supposed to post Ass photos on BF, much less bad ones

https://xkcd.com/37/
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