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Offline SlowGoJoe

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Croom 35/50 on a fat bike?
« on: January 23, 2017, 05:03:09 PM »
I'm picking up a Blue Competition Cycles Philly fat bike this week with a rigid front fork. Suitable for the Croom Challenge? My other ride is a 10 year old Giant Yukon hardtail 26" with very low end and old front suspension. I have only ridden around PARTS of Croom and would like YOUR opinion of which of my bikes would make it more enjoyable/survivable for 35 to 50 miles.
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Re: Croom 35/50 on a fat bike?
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2017, 07:58:32 AM »
Having started going to Croom in 1968 and being on many different things with two wheels there, I'd suggest nothing less than a Honda CRF 450 to get the most fun out of the trip. ;D

Having said that, a fattie with gears would be a good choice, ride at a comfortable pace, stop at the sags, eat, rest, ride some more till you have had enough or get to the finish.
Fattie would be especially nice if it's sandy or muddy this year.
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Re: Croom 35/50 on a fat bike?
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2017, 09:47:23 AM »
Either is good, I have seen CX to fatties survive.

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Re: Croom 35/50 on a fat bike?
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2017, 02:36:04 PM »
I recommend just running the trails.

http://www.croomzoom.com/

 

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