9:ZERO:7 Whiteout Carbon

907-whiteout-bike-largeUtilizing the same geometry as the race proven 9:ZERO:7 aluminum frames, the Whiteout excels in the most challenging environments on earth.

The Whiteout frame uses a 197mm rear dropout spacing to work in conjunction with a 12mm thru-axle 190mm rear hub.  This gives unmatched strength and stability.  By utilizing 197mm spacing, the Whiteout can be built as either a super light race bike with “narrow” wheels, or a high performance adventure rig with the widest fat bike rims and tires on planet.

The Whiteout frameset is designed in conjunction with the new 9:ZERO:7 190mm hub set.  The rear hub is completely convertible, so it is compatible with both the aluminum 190mm and carbon 197mm frames.

Frame weight is 1340 grams.

Complete Bike MSRP $3999.00

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HOGBACK – World’s First Full Carbon Fat Bike

38 Frameworks of Denver, Colorado as built the world’s first USA made full carbon fat bike, the HOGBACK. Here are some of the details found on there website:

  • Custom ENVE Carbon Tubeset
  • Rear Spacing for 4.7″+ tires
  • 100mm BB Shell
  • Direct-Mount Front Deraileur
  • Oversized Head Tube

Visit there website often as more details become available: 38FrameWorks.com

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Carver TRANS-Fat – Full Suspension Fat Bike

Every month I find the world of fat bikes getting more and more interesting. Below is the latest creation from Carver bikes, the TRANS-Fat full suspension fat bike.

Here are some direct quotes from the Carver website:

“A project that was close to a year in the making has finally concluded with our first production TRANS-Fat. The TRANS-Fat was originally created as a custom bike for a customer. Thankfully, the customer was willing to wait as we diligently worked out the quirks with one of the world’s first production full suspension fat bike frames. The resulting bike rides like you might think: smoooooth….”

“It is great to see a long-term project come to a successful end. After the final photo shoot the bike was packed up and shipped off to a very happy customer. After riding several versions of the TRANS-Fat, we can say it is an absolute blast to ride. At first it may seem a little too soft, mostly because you have added four inches of rear wheel travel to an already aired down 4″ rear tire. But after the initial squish factor fades, you realize how much this bike rips. Climbing, descending, cornering…the bike NEVER loses traction. Maybe not the fastest bike up the climb, but the TRANS-Fat opens the door to climbing trail sections you never thought possible.”

Click here for more info: CarverBikes.com

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Bicycle Tire Studs

Grip Studs bicycle tire studs are up to the task of managing even the iciest terrain. This capable tire stud with its solid tungsten carbide shaft prevents spinning out on ice and snow all season long. Its unique wide-auger design installs easily with a cordless drill without tedious gluing or complicated techniques, and it stays put like no other screw-in stud. Grip Studs™ shallow auger depths work in most off road tires and are easily removed at season’s end if desired.

Check out more details here at: gripstuds.com

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45NRTH – New Winter Products

Wölvhammer – The pinnacle of winter cycling footwear.

Our vision for the Wölvhammer transcended traditional cycling footwear and originated from the conceptual standpoint of a mountaineering boot. On the inside we max out the insulation package with 200g Thinsulate on the forefoot and NASA-approved aerogel in the insole to block cold cleats. On the outside, 1000-denier Cordura and waterproof-breathable Sympatex block moisture and manage perspiration. For deep snow, easily add knee-high gaiters using the dedicated hook  on the toe box. And of course, the Vibram sole is ready for any SPD-compatible cleat of your choice. These are the finest winter cycling shoes ever made.


The first-ever studded fatbike tire. Riding your fatbike on ice will never be the same. 240 lightweight aluminum-carbide studs allow you to rail icy off-camber singletrack with confidence and control. At a mere 1275g, the Dillinger virtually launches you over the steepest and iciest climbs. When you need to roll fast, tightly spaced center treads do not let Dillinger’s unparalleled traction get in the way.

Check out all there great new products at: www.45nrth.com

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Revelate Designs – Sweet Rolls

Ok, so when Eric stopped making custom order framebags to devote more time to new product development I was a little sad I must admit. But, now after seeing some of his newer items out on the market, I glad he went that direction. Keep up the great work Eric!

Dual roll down sides, modular front system for what you need or stripped down, run just straps and bungee or a spocket, or either of the front pockets and even layered. Lots of versatility in a super stable package. Sweet!

To learn more clicking here: Revelate Designs

Reposted with Eric’s permission!

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Carver Ti Snow Bike – In-Stock!!!

Well it looks like the war is heating up to get the Surly Big Fat Larry 4.7″ tires on snow bikes. First the Surly Moonlander, Twenty2cycles Bully, and now(drum roll please) the latest generation Carver Ti Snow Bike called the ‘OBeast! is now BFL ready.

“Woo hoo!.. Our latest generation Fat frame…the 2012 OBeast! Titanium, 3.7 pounds, fits the new 4.7″ tires, 44mm head tube, replaceable derailleur hanger, three sets of bottle cage mounts, blah, blah, blah. 6 frame sizes, too!” Frame only: $1399.00

Now a nice new Carver Ti Snow bike wouldn’t be complete without Carver’s new Carbon fat fork. Visit: www.bikeman.com for more details. UPDATE: IN-STOCK now!!!

“Our new baby…. 525 gram full carbon fat fork. 135 mm. spacing. Fits the new Clown Shoe rim and Big Fat Larry 4.5″ tire.” $299.95

Facebook: (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Carver_Bikes/280073857806)

Web: (www.bikeman.com/CARV-OBEAST12-FRM.html) UPDATE: IN-STOCK now!!!

*Complete Full Build & Review – Coming Soon* including some really nice parts from 45NRTHKent Eriksen, Ti Cycles and a custom wheelset from Mike over at Lace Mine 29. Stay Tuned!

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