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Big Fat Dummy

Old 12-05-16, 03:00 PM
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Big Fat Dummy

It is a real thing. I dont need one, but there is lust in my heart.

I have a fat bike, it is fun but not an errand runner and I dont have a rack on it. Winter commuting and it is my mountain bike.

I have a daily commuter with folding walds on the back and that is good for any shopping and errands I do.

I have a burley trailer when I want to bike a few tools over when I do some boat repair side jobs, haul kegs, bales of hay etc.

Big fat dummys not available til April-ish. Hope someone orders soon and we get a ride review then.
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Old 12-15-16, 09:33 AM
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all those cheap walmart fat bikes are popping up in pawn shops, craigslist, fleamarkets, etc. sort through the home built extracycle thread and see what you could adapt to a fat bike. I've got a couple slated to meet my sawzall eventually.
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Old 12-17-16, 07:16 PM
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Interesting, but probably not in my future. My normal BD already takes up most of my garage space.

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Old 12-17-16, 08:53 PM
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I have my Pug now and a Big Dummy on order right now. And with the price difference, I think I would have still gone with the BD.
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Old 12-18-16, 11:32 AM
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I have my Pug now and a Big Dummy on order right now. And with the price difference, I think I would have still gone with the BD.
What exactly is the price difference? I don't really know how much a Big Dummy or a Big Fat Dummy cost. I didn't see it listed anywhere...
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Old 12-18-16, 02:03 PM
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What exactly is the price difference? I don't really know how much a Big Dummy or a Big Fat Dummy cost. I didn't see it listed anywhere...
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My LBS was saying $3,400 on the BFD and $2,400 on the BD. I am thinking $1,000 difference. He said the BFD would be around April also. It looks like we are all in the same boat in reguards to waiting. Have seen a nice write up or two on the BFD at the Fat Bike site I think.
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Old 12-18-16, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Rapidray View Post
My LBS was saying $3,400 on the BFD and $2,400 on the BD. I am thinking $1,000 difference. He said the BFD would be around April also. It looks like we are all in the same boat in reguards to waiting. Have seen a nice write up or two on the BFD at the Fat Bike site I think.
Wow, I really had no idea!
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Old 12-20-16, 11:00 AM
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Who would use this? Fat tires are slow, but have their uses. Cargo bikes are slow. Double up slow?
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From what I've seen through the grape vine, the BFD will be around $3,000 and a few will be available as early as mid-February. Personally if you are really interested in one go to your LBS and put one of them on order, so you are on a preorder list.
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