The Surly Pugsley may be the original fat bike, but this one is far from the original. Previously a great all-around fat bike, the Pugsley has been redesigned to be an ideal off-road touring and exploration rig. Surly lengthened the chainstays 12mm for stability when loaded and so your heels float effortlessly past panniers.
Fatbikes, such as those offered by Surly and Salsaare regular bikes with massive tires ranging from 3 to 5 inches wide. I got me a fatbike. Being a bicycle mechanic with access to plenty of tools and resources, I decided to build the bike frame-up.
Wednesday, July 10, B Fat wheels for your Pugsley. I wrote this a few years ago, after building an 'experimental' set of The offset Pugsley chassis was designed way back when for 26 x 3.
It's not uncommon for us to have customers order a second Rohloff hub or complete bike from us once they experience the benefits of this drivetrain system. The Pugsley was the first commercially available fat bike, and has been winning fans for years. It has an offset mm rear triangle and extra wide mm bottom bracket shell to allow the 4.
I recently mentioned that we had received a couple Surly fat bikes, one being a Pugsley, and the other the Surly Ice Cream Truck. I wrote briefly about the Surly Pugsleyand now I wanted to make a few notes about the technically more advanced Surly Ice Cream Truck in comparison. So what is the difference between the two?
Warning: Bike Geek Post! Most cyclists have a certain bike part they tend to destroy. Also, unlike square taper bottom brackets, one size fits most, with the right adapters.