Some photos of the chainline on the Rudy Fat, although this bike is setup with a single front ring you can see it will clearly take a double without tyre/chain rub. The spec is a Zee chainset with 32t absoluteBLACK chainring, 11-34 cassette, Northpaw 29+ rim with Knard 29×3″ tyre at 120tpi @15psi
How Fat can you go on the Fat Race? Here are some images of the chainline. Small chainring to larges sprocket at the back. Component break down, Fat Race titanium frame with 100mm english thread bb, e13 trs double, Surly Nate 120tpi tyres on Marge lite rims.
I took some shots earlier to show how much snow/mud clearance there is on the Fat Race. The tyres are Surly Nate 120tpi at about 14psi. There is 2.cm gap on either side left and right as the widest part of the tyre and 2.1 cm gap at the center point of the tyre.
Its been a crazy couple of days with a number of publications and websites picking up on the Rudy Fat 29+, custom builds seem to be rolling in daily now. These are some of the places that Rudy appeared…http://fat-bike.com/2013/10/travers-bikes-rudy-fat-new-uk-titanium-29/ http://singletrackworld.com/2013/10/the-only-way-is-essex-travers-bikes-offer-up-the-rudy-fat/ http://ridefatbikes.com/
Whoop Whoop, more press coverage! Singletrack magazine has picked up on the Travers 29+ Rudy Fat http://singletrackworld.com/2013/10/the-only-way-is-essex-travers-bikes-offer-up-the-rudy-fat/
Right, first things first, I don’t want a fat bike. Don’t get me wrong, they look cool and whenever I see one I get a big smile on my face, But I don’t want a Fat bike. I have way too many bikes. Most of which, surprisingly, are working at the moment. So no more […]
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