Part 5 of Jims American adventure on his Travers RUSSTi - Moab Slickrock
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Nextie have just added 3 new Fat bike rims. First up the 80mm wide single wall version. Before you ask…No the weight is not a mistake. These Nextie NXT26SW80 fat bike rims weight just 550g
The NXT26XS85 combines all the best bits from a double wall rim with the weight of a single wall. Weighing in at just 520g for a 85mm wide rims the NEXTIE NXT26XS85 is simply stunning!
NEXTIE is taking the Fat Bike world in a different direction with the new NXT27WD85-II. Yes its a 27.5″ Fat Bike rim. Building on the success of the 26″ Black Eagle II, the design has been carried over to the larger rim size. £429
Review posted by Steve Day on Facebook.
Sometimes there's nothing better than something rigid out front...
The nice man at Traversbikes.Com sent me a sample of the boost Prong carbon fork a few weeks ago, together with a pair of Travers aluminium 27.5+ RussTi rims.
The forks look soooo nice in the matt carbon finish (the pic doesn't really show this off), and the VeeTireCo UK Trax Fatty 3.25" rubber on the 50mm rims squeezes into them treat and provides all the cushion ever needed, while still making you feel at one with the trail. The finish on the rims is top quality too.
It felt good riding the forks down some of the trails near Bristol last we weekend which were a bit tougher than the ones at home, and if it wasn't for the fact that my hands and wrists now disagree with me doing 24's on a rigid bike, I'd stick with these babies purely for feeling so connected to the ground. I've got a feeling these may be staying on the bike for a few weeks now...
The Trax Fatty is working well, plenty of grip, no punctures and the relatively closely spaced knobbles in the middle mean they roll well on the road between trails. However, the 3.25" tyre up front may need to be swapped for a skinnier version is the trails start getting much muddier...
The New Nextie NXT58RC, 58mm Deep, 28.5mm wide, cutting edge carbon aero rim. £265
Jim & Tom's Tour Divide - Part 4 - Helena to Butte - Travers RUSSTi 29+
This summer we had a crack at riding the Tour Divide route, here is part three of our journey. Helena to Butte, we were starting to get short on time. The day to Boulder was the single hardest day of the whole trip. We soaked in Boulder's hot springs to recover! #tourdivide #tourdividebike #traverstourdivide
Part 3 of Jim and Tom's Tour Divide adventure, this section is from Ovando to Helena.
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A customers Travers Rudy Fat came in for a refit. New Lauf Carbonara forks and Vittoria bomboloni 29 x 3" tyres. This bike can now handle pretty much anything.
Jim and Tom's adventure continues with Part 2 of their Tour Divide adventure. Eureka to Ovando.
The first installment of Jim's epic Tour Divide attempt earlier this year (2016) on his special edition Tour Divide RUSSTi 29+
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