Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The 2016 Trek Farley - The Tire Sizes Just Get Bigger!

2016 Trek Farley - Now With 5" Tires 


Trek says all the reasons that 27.5 wheels have an advantage over 26-inch for regular mountain bikes applies to fat bikes as well: larger contact patch, better angle of attack and shorter sidewalls for less bounce. Combined with the redesigned Stache model with 29×3 wheels and tires, Trek now has one of the widest “fat” product lineups in the business.

The new bikes are actually designed to fit multiple wheel sizes, as some models are equipped with the fattest of the fat tires and others are spec’d for better performance on trails or groomed snow. The new bike has moved to a 197 mm rear thru-axle while maintaining the same Q-factor as the previous model that could only fit a 26×4 tire.



Stranglehold dropout

Horizontal sliding dropout with reduntant securing mechanisms allows for no slip singlespeed or geared options and provides the ability to dial in the geometry to match each rider's style.

Allows for 15mm of adjustment to accommodate 27.5" x 4" or  26" x 5" tires






Internal Derailleur Routing

Sleek ports at the head tube and near the seat tube let you route your derailleur cables through the frame to keep your bike running smooth and clean.






Frame
Alpha Platinum Aluminum, E2 tapered head tube, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, PF121, 197mm Stranglehold adjustable thru axle dropouts
Fork
Alpha Platinum Aluminum, 135mm spacing, IS brake mount, E2 tapered aluminum steerer, 100mm suspension corrected
Front Hub
Bontrager alloy sealed bearing, 135x5, Rear 197x12
Rims
SUNringl├ę Mulef├╝t 80mm 32-hole w/cutouts
Tires
Bontrager Barbegazi Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, 120tpi, aramid bead, 26x4.7"
Shifters
Shimano Deore, 10 speed
Front derailleur
SRAM X5, low direct mount
Rear derailleur
Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus
Crank
Race Face Ride, 36/22
Cassette
Shimano HG50, 11-36, 10 speed
Chain
KMC X10
Saddle
Bontrager Evoke 1.5
Seatpost
Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 8mm offset
Handlebar
Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise
Stem
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree, Blendr compatible
Headset
FSA IS-2, E2, sealed alloy cartridge
Brakeset
Sram DB1 hydraulic disc
Grips
Bontrager Race

Bumsteads Bicycles
1038 W. 4th St.
Ontario, CA.
(909) 984-9067

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