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Old 08-23-18, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Dave Mayer View Post
Where are you riding? I ride a fatbike at -20 degrees on snow. Works great, considering that there is no other practical riding solution.

On pavement, a hardtail mountain bike is 3mph slower than a road bike. A fatbike will be 6mph slower than a road bike. This will be for the same level of effort.

These differences are actually huge, as the power output required to maintain a certain speed goes exponential.
I donít see how this can help when the two brands I am considering one is steel and the other aluminum and both are FBís.
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