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Old 05-22-19, 06:42 AM
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WTB Fatbike

Looking for information on which bike to buy for soft sand and hard ground areas
Donít want to spend more then 2000
i think I going to need a large bike(I am 6ft)
and i want to be able to put racks in the back and maybe front for fishing( so I need a bike that can mount rack)
because of my price range I think itís going to have to b Aluminium
so what size tire do I need for both areas of riding
any other things I should look into. Your input is appreciated
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Old 05-22-19, 11:25 AM
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narrow it down ..

What brands does your favorite LBS carry ? or is what ever Bikes Direct imports & ships,
good enough for you?

A bike shop can help with the racks & accessories .. too..
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For 2000, there is a lot to choose from. There is too much to type so, I'll attach a few links and that should give you an idea.

Remember that racks must be fat bike specific because the hubs are much wider than normal MTB hubs



Let us know what you go with
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Not sure if a MTB fatbike would be the right choice. I think a solid dropbar touring bike might work better for mixed terrain. There’s a reason why gravel bikes are taking off. It’s precisely for this very reason. Take a look at some of the touring bikes by Surly and Salsa. Also, take a look at the Marin Nicasio. I personally have one and have been quite pleased with it. Funny thing is that Marin just put out a version called the Nicasio+ which adds 650B wheels with WTB Horizon tires. I put the Horizon’s on mine, which to me are perfect for both road and mixed surfaces like sand and light gravel.
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Thank, for responding I will let you know which bike
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