- Fatbike with modern trail geometry
Look forward to hearing how you get on MBMcM
Spend the next six months trying out more fatbikes so you have a more rounded opinion of them.
Definitely the sensible option, with just two small flaws. First, the Canyon Dude seems to be obvious “low weight” alternative and I can’t test that. Then there is the £700 price drop on the ICT. Presumably they will launch a revised ICT (hard to believe they will drop it) and I’m not that price sensitive (getting the right choice usually works out cheaper than grabbing a bargain for the sake of it). But it would be a pain to spend the summer cogitating just to decide that the ICT was the right choice all along and missing out on the reduced price.
Is this modern enough for you.
Not sure I get the logic of a full suss fatbike. But to hell with logic, that looks like bonkers fun 🙂Posted 3 years agogibbonarmsMember
what are those triple crown forks?
Manitou Dorado’s with some trick MRD internals. Clearance is tight hence only running a 3.8 Nate on a 65mm rim. I was underwhelmed by the bluto, likewise with the rear monarch so swapped that out for a CC inline, the difference in that bike now is incredible.Posted 3 years agoMadBillMcMadMember
ok, so as promised here is a mini review of the ICT I bought a week ago.
There you have it.
so some more detail. I’ve done three rides on it now, the last 55km with 1200m of climbing & with out making any attempt to push it I managed several PBs going down & up & not just small climbs, one of 200m vertical.
Can’t really explain why. the bike weighs about 3kg more than my OnOne Fatty.
Downhill it feels amazing, really well balanced & unbelievably confidence inspiring.
Up, I think it does feel heavier but then I appear to be getting up just as fast or faster as on the Fatty.
On tarmac – all you can say is that you get a nice massage from the Lou on the back.
My ICT is rigid & set up with 1×11 with a 28t chainring, otherwise standard.Posted 3 years ago
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