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02-13-19, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Beemie

I like the parallelogram.

I like the parallelogram.
02-11-19, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Beemie

I asked for a sunset. I think they got it. At the...

I asked for a sunset. I think they got it. At the time I understood it was one of two painted like that.
02-11-19, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Beemie

Yes, I think they are but I tend to not follow...

Yes, I think they are but I tend to not follow developments in anything I own because they seem to try to make us feel bad for not trading up all the time. It works so I stick with it.
02-10-19, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Early Ellsworth Truth ...

Early Ellsworth Truth
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x981/img_7680_3d95551f59659579b5de8846eb6b4a3a6ed2a1ec.jpg
02-10-19, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Beemie

1988...

1988 https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/612x514/fat_1988_teamcomp_d9808ad0c48f83bbb3c5393c453bdb3a41592dfa.jpg
Fat City Team Comp,
bought new and unrestored
02-10-19, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Not yet. One of the early ones bought...

Not yet.
One of the early ones bought new.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/612x399/img00059_3e84e1e3db0c854853b55ce6ccfb5b7ae1660dff.jpg
02-10-19, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Beemie

One of the first generation. Bought...

One of the first generation. Bought new.https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/792x563/dscf1154_54b9d8307dd21486a1a2fa2f517ac1cb64ad5005.jpg
11-24-17, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Beemie

What year is that with uncoated alloy shock...

What year is that with uncoated alloy shock brackets?
Do you have grease fittings on the suspension? My dealer contacted me the year after I bought mine and said there was a retrofit to add grease...
11-24-17, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Beemie

TenGrainBread, Very nice looking. I'm...

TenGrainBread,
Very nice looking.
I'm guessing it did not come with the disk brake......retromod?
Had to gain a bit of weight due to the seatpost length.
11-22-17, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Looks like a BULLY!!!!!! Tires look like what I...

Looks like a BULLY!!!!!!
Tires look like what I ran on my Spanish trailbikes but maybe bigger.
Great lines. Wolf Trax Alloy Custom?
How much does it weigh?
Maybe I'm the odd ball here but not...
11-22-17, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Ah, I remember studded tires. I sold mine after...

Ah, I remember studded tires. I sold mine after one winter because I got tires pushing them around.
I can't imagine what a Fat Bike is like but I'm guessing it takes a bunch of hp. I do see them in...
11-22-17, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Progression from Fat Chance?

And then there is the Ellsworth. Seemed a natural progression from the unsuspended Fat Chance.
Has some good stuff on there to get the weight down. Beautiful welding on aluminum tubes. Englund air...
11-21-17, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Nice look; proportions look good, good structural...

Nice look; proportions look good, good structural layout without undue offsets from the joints.
11-21-17, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Beemie

The box crown fork is noticible flexible (in the...

The box crown fork is noticible flexible (in the correct direction), almost like a step toward suspension. It surprizingly has never distressed; maybe it's the Tange Prestige steel and the skillfull...
11-20-17, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Early 80's MountainKlein

Early on in the mountain bike development.
My favorite things were where the cables run and the light weight.
Big thin aluminum tubes.
Least favorite were the square tube chainstays that suffered...
11-20-17, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Beemie

'88 Fat City Team Comp, bought new. (Sorry...

'88 Fat City Team Comp, bought new.
(Sorry Dubya, I got your cherry to lemon yellow fade; I asked for sunset, LOL)

http://i64.tinypic.com/2ywsolg.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/x5357p.jpg
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11-20-17, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Beemie

That's alot of teeth on that freewheel! I...

That's alot of teeth on that freewheel!

I agree that you should have gotten what you paid for.
They ran the idea of variations on my fade by me before they did it.

Yet another reason I...
11-20-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,345
Posted By Beemie

I might add that the cost of one of the bikes...

I might add that the cost of one of the bikes would make it equal to two commoners and the cost of two others were each about four times commoners so does that raise my total by 7 to 13? I think it's...
11-20-17, 09:13 PM
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Posted By Beemie

I have two hard forked bikes and one suspension. ...

I have two hard forked bikes and one suspension.
I though I'd swap our one of the hard forks for a suspension fork and it made the steering so slow that I went back to the hard fork about a week...
11-20-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,540
Posted By Beemie

Can you get some off road motorcycle experience? ...

Can you get some off road motorcycle experience?
They tend to shrug off many of those things you see as scarey and are very confidence inspiring.
Actually I think all motorbike road riders should...
11-20-17, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Yes, FatCogs. My '88 Team Comp is shown a few...

Yes, FatCogs.
My '88 Team Comp is shown a few steps below.
Squirrelly as all get out. It taught me a thing or two.

You are a brave soul to play the "half down deposit" game buying the new frame....
11-19-17, 03:52 PM
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Views: 1,386
Posted By Beemie

I love my Sidi's and I am a tough fit widthwise. ...

I love my Sidi's and I am a tough fit widthwise.
They have been my one and only dedicated bike shoes and are lasting half a lifetime.
11-19-17, 03:50 PM
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Views: 3,345
Posted By Beemie

Presently 3 cars/trucks to 6 bikes. Is that an...

Presently 3 cars/trucks to 6 bikes. Is that an ailment?
That wasn't counting motorbikes that brings it up to 9.
11-19-17, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Interesting notion on the top junction of the...

Interesting notion on the top junction of the rear triangle. Goes against conventional convention and causes some bending stresses in the top tube. Did they change it in later years?

Unfortunately...
11-19-17, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Beemie

They were great bikes and a great company story. ...

They were great bikes and a great company story.
There is another forum just for Fat City Cycles if you are interested.
11-19-17, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Beemie

Fat Chance

Fat City ruled. I have a one of a kind team comp bought by special order.
I'll show it once I get cleared for pictures.
08-10-17, 08:10 AM
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Views: 2,487
Posted By Beemie

I have a first gen MountainKlein, a Fat Chance...

I have a first gen MountainKlein, a Fat Chance Team Comp and an Ellsworth. The ellsworth is full suspension but the others both unsuspended.
The MountainKlein is very relaxed geometry undoubtedly...
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