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I like fixed as the front end is lighter and it does not move around. Carbon if you are willing to spend the money. Single speed means no derailleur to break. And smaller chain ring and bash guard gives you more clearance. I don't think you want a real wide tire. I would think like a 2.1 - preferably tubeless. If you start riding 2" pipe you may even ...


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From my experience, no they would not. Have you ever watched anyone ride a fatbike? Their front tire wobbles all over the place, the extra weight from the heavy tires makes fine-adjustments much more difficult, putting extra fatigue on your body. That being said, training with a bike that's not suited for skinnys will make riding them easier when you hop on ...


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Like all good answers: yes and no. Having ridden several "fatties," I can say that the wider contact patch and added grip certainly makes for a more confident feeling, but the lower air pressure and subsequent squishy-ness can sometimes make steering a touch...different. There's also the question of how skinny are the skinnies you want to ride? A fat tire ...



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