Why Cycles: The Big Iron 27.5 Fatbike Apr 18, 2018

The Big Iron is Why Cycles’ response to the fatbike the brand has received. It is a modern titanium fat bike built around 27.5 wheels, with all specs suited for snow riding, bikepacking, and just about any other use you can think of. Check out more specs and photos below, or at Why Cycles.

-Clearance for 27.5×4.5” or 26×5” or 29×3.0” tires
-68.7 degree head angle
-Adjustable chain stay length from 445mm to 460mm
-Belt drive compatible
-100mm threaded bottom bracket
-197x12mm rear spacing
-Chainstays designed to fit the narrower Q-factor RaceFace or Sram fat bike cranks
-Full internal cable routing, including internal dropper post routing
-Lifetime Warranty
-According to Why, the Big Iron is made from the same superior Grade 9 titanium as their other models, with a machined 6/4 titanium integrated head tube, threaded bottom bracket shell, stealthy belt drive split, and sliding dropouts. It has extra water bottle bosses, rack and fender mounts.

Why Cycles is taking reservations on the Big Iron now with a $500 deposit, and it will be available as a frame, frameset, or as three stock build options. Frames and complete bikes will ship to customers by July 1 in “plenty of time for winter,” according to Miller. Frame price is $2249, and complete builds start at $3999. Why offers a 30 day, no questions asked return policy, a lifetime frame warranty, and ships every complete bike in an Evoc Pro travel case for the customer to keep.

More information can be found by visiting www.whycycles.com

  • Jake A. Wagner

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