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Old 10-07-18, 02:57 PM
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My First Fat bike


picked up a good used Kona Wo with studded winter tires. Going to give it a go. Picked up a second set of wheels for summer riding.
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Old 10-07-18, 06:00 PM
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Nice bike. No such thing as snow down here but in Edmonton.
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Old 10-07-18, 06:26 PM
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nice beast!
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Old 10-08-18, 07:13 PM
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Imtada....nice bike! Good thing it came with studs. You guys have what....2ft of snow by now? I know we'll get it soon but......
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Old 12-17-18, 02:54 PM
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That's a sweet ride. Hoping you can post a few pics from winter use. I live in the far northeast and am considering one of these...
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Old 01-07-19, 06:39 AM
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Old 01-25-19, 01:44 PM
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Great Bike man
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Old 01-28-19, 08:14 PM
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Old 01-31-19, 01:41 PM
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Kona makes a great fatbike! You should enjoy the heck out of it!
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Old 02-21-19, 03:57 PM
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Looks awesome, great wheels
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Old 02-24-19, 02:03 PM
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Old 02-24-19, 02:53 PM
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Studded Dillinger 5's. Good call.
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Old 02-27-19, 01:21 PM
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Riding the Kona for couple months now. These Fat bikes are fun. Like riding a Tank. They can go anywhere. Sand, mud, snow, rough roads. I can literally point the bike anywhere and go. May not be fast, however opens up many possibilities. Harder workout than normal bike. Been cold February have not ridden as often as I anticipated. Cold -30 to -35c for two weeks straight. Might need to catch flight down to San Diego (3.5 hr flight). Warm up for couple weeks. Six months winter too long. Happy with purchase of Kona. Decent Ride.
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Is that the 2017 version?

Just curious, because I'm going to be looking at a Kona Wo tomorrow, which I believe is a 2017. Unfortunately, doesn't have studded tires, but does have tubeless.

Have you or would you change/upgrade anything on it?
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Old 03-03-19, 11:19 AM
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Just curious, because I'm going to be looking at a Kona Wo tomorrow, which I believe is a 2017. Unfortunately, doesn't have studded tires, but does have tubeless.

Have you or would you change/upgrade anything on it?
picked up used Kona Wo. So far perfect. Installed Brooks leather saddle, and Rear rack/pannier. Absolute workhorse. Funnnn......
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Originally Posted by lmtada View Post


picked up used Kona Wo. So far perfect. Installed Brooks leather saddle, and Rear rack/pannier. Absolute workhorse. Funnnn......
Just picked up the Wo from the year before (2016) today. The Brooks saddle you speak of, is it the B17? I have a B17 on my ToughRoad (which I'll be selling now), that I'm thinking of putting on. Or, a C15 Cambium
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Just picked up the Wo from the year before (2016) today. The Brooks saddle you speak of, is it the B17? I have a B17 on my ToughRoad (which I'll be selling now), that I'm thinking of putting on. Or, a C15 Cambium
yes, works good. A little while to adjust to the seat. Now itís great. Good addition to the fat bike. The more I ride this bike. The happier I am.
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What a lovely bike! Enjoy!
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Nice!

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Curious about
1. Good price point for a fatty?
2. Good used bike what are key points to consider and are mongoose fattys crap?
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1. Good price point for a fatty?
2. Good used bike what are key points to consider and are mongoose fattys crap?
Hi there, fellow Jersey guy here
Used fatties are going pretty cheap now, if you want one get it now before the Fall when everyone falls in love again with the big rubbers. I'd stay away from the Goose mainly due to weight. They are usually over 40 pounds which is tougher to slog through snow and trails. I've seen decent entry used bikes in the $500 range. Keep an eye on the various local classified sources (FB, Pinkbike and CL). What size are you? I'll report back if I see something nearby since we're likely not far from each other.
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Is that a Songmics stand? I was looking at them on Amazon for $60 or so!
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