May 13, 2009

Fat tire 29er


A few shots of Eric’s frame (which I’m building while I wait for parts for Derek and some feedback on design from Blake).

Why is it interesting? Well, mainly because it has 425mm chainstays, 29″ wheels, and clearance for up to 2.6″ tires, while still using a front derailleur and gears. Pretty spiffy. Then add in the fact that it’s built for a 135mm fork and has