Remember way back in the day when we called fat bikes "snow" bikes? Trek's Farley 8 has hit the mainstream and we could not be happier. There's nothing like ripping a fat bike over singletrack, regardless of the season. Roots, rocks, sand: they all disappear under you thanks to 3.8-inch tires and the 100mm-travel Bluto fork. And, yeah, the Farley is great in the white stuff, too. Trek's light aluminum frame is quick and nimble, and the tubeless-ready Jackalope wheels shed 4 pounds over other fat wheels, so you whip this thing around like it's nothing. The 1x11 SRAM drivetrain keeps it clean and gives you plenty of gears for serious adventure in literally any weather and Avid's disc brakes keep you always in total control. Now go get lost.
|Frame||Trek Alpha Platinum Series aluminum w/E2|
|Fork||RockShox Bluto RL, 100mm-travel|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Jackalope, tubeless-ready|
|Tires||Bontrager Hodag, 26 x 3.8|
|Crankset||SRAM X1 1000|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM X1|
|Rear Cogs||SRAM XG-1180, 11-speed: 10-42|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Race Lite|
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager Race Lite|
|Stem||Bontrager Race Lite|
|Brakes||Avid DB3 disc|
|Saddle||Bontrager Evoke 2|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Rhythm Elite|
* Subject to change without notice.