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When Pigs Fly: a Fat Bike Rampage

  August 20, 2014

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_throwing rubble

Frank Schneider of the Gates-Nicolai mountain bike team shatters the stereotype that fat bikes are for old guys with beards who want to go for slow rides in the snowy woods. “Schneidi” met up recently with photographer Hoshi Yoshida for a shoot in a gravel pit near the Nicolai headquarters in Germany. The Argon Fat that he is riding is one of the most innovative fat bikes on the market. Thanks to the Pinion gearbox and Gates belt it provides twice the fun with none of the grease. The Argon Fat will be displayed at Eurobike next week and Interbike in early September. If you are attending, come check it out. You may not be able to ride this pig like Schneidi, but imagine how fun it will be in the snowy woods.

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_stylin on dirt

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_splash

Nicolai Fatbike_Schneidi_sideways

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_riding ridge

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_over sticks

Nicolai FatBike_Schneidi_cornering

Nicolai FatBike_Pinion and Gates

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