Fat Bikes

These things are so fun that they get their own page!  Fat bikes were originally designed for riding in the snow but their popularity has grown as people have discovered that they are fun to ride year round.  These huge tires sure do look slow but on the mountain bike trails they are faster than you think.  Rock, roots, or sand in your way?  No problem with 4″ tires you can roll easily over anything!  When winter comes the packed snowshoe trails at the Phillips School Forest are a fun challenging ride, or for something a little easier try the Wintergreen and Newman Springs ski trails which both allow fat bikes.   If you don’t mind venturing a little further from Phillips definitely check these other trails out:

CAMBA fat bike trails:  The Chequamagon Area Mountain Biking grooms over 45 miles of their single track trails for winter fat biking!

WinMan trails near Mantowish Waters:  Known for having some of the best mountain bike trails in the state, they also groom some of them for winter biking.

Underdown Recreation area near Merrill

If you’re looking for a new bike we stock fat bike from both Framed and Trek.

Framed is based out of St Paul Minnesota and have all sorts of options.  We stock the Wolftrax models which come with 4″ tires (but will fit 5″ tires) and have several build kit and color options starting at only $999.95.  Head over to the Framed bikes website to see all the options available.  Just like Trek the Framed bikes come next day with no charge for special orders.

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In addition to Framed we also stock the very popular Trek Farley fat bikes.  This year we have the Farley 5 in stock.   In our opinion this is one of the best fat bikes you can get for only $1729.99 $1649.99! The Farley 5 features 4.8″ wide tires, a light aluminum frame and fork, hydraulic disc brakes, and Shimano Deore 2 x 10 drivetrain.

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For a complete list of in stock bikes and prices see:  http://www.thecrazyloon.com/general-products/bicycles/bikes-in-stock-at-the-crazy-loon/

Want to try a fat bike?  Rent one of our bikes and see how much fun it is!  http://www.thecrazyloon.com/fat-bike-rental/

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