2014 Specialized Fatboy

Never one to be left out of all the fun, Specialized has joined Trek and many small brands in debuting a fatbike for the 2013/2014 winter.  However, unlike Trek and many other brands, the Fatboy is mass produced in great numbers and available world-wide.  With a carbon fork, press-fit bottom bracket and Sram 2×10 drivetrain, the Fatboy is definitely one of the more race-ready fatbikes available.  The Fatboy also shares the same geometry as the legendary Specialized Stumpjumper, the first and longest mass-produced mountain bike in the world.  Not just for racers, though, the frame has rear rack mounts for long rides and multi-day fun!

We’ve got a Fatboy in the shop just in time for winter here in Golden.  Jump past the break to see what bike parts and features make this fatbike stand out from the rest!

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(Photo: Specialized Bicycle Components)

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A Sram X.7 drivetrain provides the same shift quality as a mid-level mountain bike. This is no novelty snow bike.

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A hydroformed aluminum frame with a tapered headtube and press-fit BB keep the Fatboy light and stiff.

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Ground Control 4.6 tires provide as much traction as is possible on a bicycle. Definitely ready for fresh snow!

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Sram grip twist shifters allow for easy shifting with even the thickest of gloves or mittens.

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With the same drivetrain as many mountain bikes, the Fatboy is race and adventure ready!

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A massive oversized carbon fork fits over the equally oversized 4.6″ front tire. A taper headtube keeps things stiff and under control.

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One Response to 2014 Specialized Fatboy

  1. […] in and check out our latest fatbike arrival, the Specialized Fatboy Expert.  A nicer spec than the base model Fatboy, the expert level Fatboy offers unparalleled performance in snow, ice and otherwise a sty […]

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