fat tire

  1. breath_easy13

    First build. Just sayin what’s up

    After months and months of research, longing to build the ultimate motorized bike. I’ve finally pulled the trigger on the start to me build. Purchased the big ol predator 212 motor. Couldn’t tell you how stoked I was to get it in the mail today. From the ground up, and the help of some good Cali...
  2. breath_easy13

    Fat tire Build

    Hey, new to the site, fairly new to building bikes. After lots of reading I've decided to go with a motorized fat tire bike. I wanted more of a cafe racer look, but i also want fat tires, and the old cruiser type mountain bikes just dont have fat enough tires. anyway, heres the build. Also...
  3. slump

    Predator 212 custom fat tire build

    Lots of work into this build for shiny side up 2017 and is a late post but I finally got some time to put it up here. As for the build : I custom made the fat tire bike frame from customizing a mongoose fat tire bike. I customized a girvin linkage fork by widening it out to fit 4" rim and had to...
  4. Sitherus

    New shift kit problems for custom built bike

    so I gave up on my old shift kit and bought a SBP shift kit. I got it installed and mostly running in one day. I'm having since chain problems I could use some help with. First I should say that I have a shimano rear derailleur and 6 gears with a 7 speed friction thumb shifter. First problem...
  5. jolfstn

    Fat Tire & Clearance issue. Traffic, hills, and rambling questions

    This is my 2nd build, and I purchased this as the bike base: This issue is the 3" wide tires, which I'm sure will go far as smoothing out the ride goes, however, the standard spoke mounted rag joint doesn't have the necessary clearance. I've tried turning the sprocket over so the teeth are...