FAT BIKES are here. What is a fat bike? They are specially designed 26″ wheel bikes with 4.0″ tires. Originally designed for biking in the snow in northern Alaska, they are now used for all kinds of off road riding. They are stable and have improved traction. Easy to ride and light. Come on in and check them out. But, be careful, once you ride a fat bike, you won’t be able to go back to a skinny bike.
|2013 Schwinn Searcher 4
Reg. $439.95 Sale: $399.95
That is right, 27.5″ wheel bikes are here and in stock. What is a 27.5″ bike, you ask? With all the changes in the bike world, they introduced the 29″ wheel a couple years ago. With this change it revolutionized the mountain bike. With the larger wheel it rolled over roots, pot holes and have better traction than the old 26″ wheels. But, the serious single track rider complained about the 29″ wheel. They are great for general riding, super fast on open trails and down hill. But, they were too cumbersome in tight single track and switchbacks. So, they introduced the 27.5″ wheel. Has the advantages of the smaller 26″ wheel, fast and agile in tight trails, but rolls over obstacles and has the better traction of the 29″ wheel. We have two models in stock starting at $660. So come on in and check them out.