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Old 05-02-24, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Kapusta
I personally would not want to try to make my winter fat bike my year-round trail riding bike, especially if the terrain is rocky/rooty like much of New England. .
I tried that experiment summer of 2015. Never again.

Balloon tires are not a direct replacement for good suspension.
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Old 05-02-24, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by prj71

Balloon tires are not a direct replacement for good suspension.
This is true.

But even were I to run a rigid bike on rocky/rooty trails (or a HT in the case I am contemplating), I would still not want fat tires. Probably would go with 2.8 - 3.0 tires on a rigid.
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Dude, I LOVE my 4.8's on roots and rocks!
It's almost like cheating!
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The roots and rocks are mere annoyances for 4+ tires.
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