“Look at the tyres on that thing!”

Fat bikes get their fame by doing things right

FAT Bike Adventures

Everyday we are questioned over our bike choice, bellow is a collection of the most common questions we encounter and our response to them…

“What kinda bike is that?”*

“A FAT bike”

“A what bike?”

“A FAT bike”

To the layman’s credit FAT bikes are a relatively new concept, and in Australia they are a long way from their breeding ground, the Alaskan snow. However this does not make them redundant in such an arid environment, quite the contrary really, it allows them to thrive.

Essentially a road bike is only capable of riding on the road, or fairly sketchily down a groomed dirt road if you dare risk it. Conversely a mountain bike renders itself capable of transversing both road, dirt, gravel, and mud, making it much more versatile. But ultimately FAT bikes far surpass all other bikes in their ability to ride on road, dirt, gravel, and loose rocks, and through mud, swamp…

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