The time has come to sell our Pugsleys. Having moved from Calgary to Victoria BC on Vancouver Island a few years ago we no longer have snow to deal with and our "normal" MTBs are rideable 365 days a year. For a while our annual trips to the beaches of Baja kept them relevant, but a change in my professional life means that I will be flying to Baja in the future with kiteboarding gear when I go.
I know some folks are all about fatties for dirt, but that's not me. Our FS MTBs are far better for those missions. I have tried to love my fatty on our steep, rooty and rocky trails, but every ride I came home wishing I had taken out the FS bike.
I'm still a fat lover. I just don't have a reason to be fat at the moment and I'm not planning on leaving this island any time soon. If I did move back to a snow zone or somewhere with access to sand I'd be all over a new fatbike.
Until then I'm gonna keep rolling my Krampus as my bikepacking rig. So I'll stay chubby. Is that fatty enough to keep posting here or should I keep my 29+-ness over in the 29er and Surly forums?
I had some amazing adventures on my Pugsley and I am so glad I bought one. :thumbsup:
If I wasn't pressed for space I would keep the fatties for sentimental reasons, but my small garage is pretty maxed out with the bikes we are riding and out kiteboarding/surfing gear.
And we have two new FS bikes on the way which just pushed us over the edge into insanely-packed-garage-zone. Something had to give. :madman:
This forum has been an entertaining way to spend some time on rainy days or when I needed a break from work. Keep rolling fat and keep having fun.