The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ol' spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations.
Looking to carry groceries, plants, books or your pet? The IZIP E3 Go, electric trike can u-haul all! No more worrying about making it home with a fully loaded basket; with the Currie Electro-drive center motor and capacity for 2 batteries, you'll have 350 watts of pure power to help you carry your cargo when the pavement goes uphill or if you choose to take the long way home. - Currie 350W Electro-Drive Centerdrive System - 48V Lithium-ion battery with room to carry two batteries - Comfortable geometry and plenty of power to carry your load anywhere
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For "fun on one," look to Sun's Classic Unicycle. The steel frame sports a classic unicrown design and is built for excellent strength and reliability. Plus, the wheel spins on sealed bearings for durability, while the quick-release seatpost makes seat adjustments a snap. And speaking of seats, the Classic's offers top-notch comfort, balance, and bumpers to protect it, too.
Hop off the train or bus, flip the Atwater open, and roll the rest of your commute in style. Driven by a right-sized 250W Promovec rear hub motor and integrated smart battery, it has the power to get you where you’re going in a fraction of the time. - Pro-Movec 250W rear hub drive system - Folding aluminum frame - 8.8Ah smart battery - Shimano Altus 8-Speed shifting - Tektro mechanical disc brakes
The Vista goes where you go—from the house to the train to work and back again. Quick and easy to fold, the Vista features a capable 7-speed drivetrain, weather-managing fenders, a convenient cargo rack, and commute-worthy 20" tires. - TIG-welded alloy frame with locking hinge - Shimano Tourney 7-speed drivetrain - Linear pull brakes for strong stopping power in all conditions - Double-wall rims with stainless steel spokes - 1.5"-wide tires with reflective stripe on the sidewall - Folded dimensions: 90 x 35.5 x 60cm (35.5 x 14 x 24.5")
Whether you want it for exercise or just to feel the simple joy of riding again, the Latitude 8 is a great choice. Riders who struggle with balance or just want the security that comes from three wheels on the ground will find this trike and its eight speeds equally capable at getting around the neighborhood as it is on longer rides to the store. - Custom folding aluminum frame - 24" easy-rolling wheels - Microshift DS85-8 twist shifter - Microshift RD-M26L rear derailleur - Mechanical disc brakes - Comfortable, wide saddle - Convenient large rear shopping basket - Folded dimensions: 44 L x 38.5 H x 29.5" W (with stem turned and bars turned down) - Folded dimensions: 111.7 L x 97.8 H x 75cm W (with stem turned and bars turned down) - Removal of stem/handlebars from frame will lower height approximately 4" or 10cm - Max Weight 300lb
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