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Old 08-30-22, 05:00 PM
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Malus

It's cheap (really cheap, bought it used), weak brakes, heavy, poor gearing, slow etc. I'm riding it all over, creek beds, trails, gravel I'm having a blast with it. Will be fun this winter, gives me something to ride a little with, and get outdoors in the winter months here.
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Old 08-30-22, 09:40 PM
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If you like it, cheap is fine.
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Old 08-30-22, 10:00 PM
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A bargain is a bargain, but you're right, that gearing is a thigh buster
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Old 08-31-22, 04:13 AM
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A bargain is a bargain, but you're right, that gearing is a thigh buster
I'll do like a 14-34, should help with the climbs.
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Old 08-31-22, 05:50 AM
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A fatbike is a fatbike, They're made to have fun, so have fun!!!
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Old 08-31-22, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by FREEBIRD1 View Post
I'll do like a 14-34, should help with the climbs.
The chain ring looks rather big. Maybe a 34 tooth?
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Old 08-31-22, 02:32 PM
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The chain ring looks rather big. Maybe a 34 tooth?
I don't know why they made the gears so high, perhaps they thought people were going to commute with it?, I seen a guy on the trail actually riding a single speed one of these! A smaller chain ring would be nice also.
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Old 09-22-22, 08:12 PM
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Had plenty of fun on my Malus. It's been replaced with a better fatty, but lots of good rides on it.

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Old 09-23-22, 04:51 AM
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I did the 14-34 Megarange freewheel , for a cheap upgrade it really made the bike more rideable on the trail, climbs way better than the stock.
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