Yes, we’re already thinking about the forthcoming winter months. With each crisp morning we’re awaiting snowfall in our beloved Rocky Mountains here in Santa Fe. That means, more time for fatbike rides. There was a time when we thought fatbikes would disappear from the major brands but to our surprise, we just received a press kit showcasing Rocky Mountain’s new fatty.
The Blizzard is Rocky Mountain’s flagship fatbike. Originally sold as an aluminum chassis, the 2022 Blizzard now comes in carbon and has been updated to include a variety of new frame features and specs, making this model even more aligned for year-round touring purposes.
-Fits up to 27.5×4.5 and 26×5.0 tires
-Longer, slacker geometry for added stability
-Integrated chainstay and downtube protection
-Suspension compatible, up to a 100mm fork with 27.5″ wheels and 120mm fork with 26″ wheels
-Two bottle cage mounts on the fork, plus two on the frame
-Bento box mount on the top tube
-Pannier rack compatible
-Dropper post compatible
-Sizing: S, M, L, XL
-SRAM UDH compatible
Retail is set at two pricepoints:
Blizzard Carbon 50: $4,099 CAD / $3,299 USD
Blizzard Carbon 30: $3,399 CAD / $2,699 USD
See more at Rocky Mountain.