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Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT

Corvus FLT

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We took the best handling bike in the business and squeeze out even more performance and fun, without sacrificing rack or bottle mounts even on the fork. The all-new Corvus FLT embodies everything you could want in the backcountry or your local trails.

PROVEN RACE PERFORMANCE, AMAZING RIDE QUALITY! 

We put the Corvus on a diet of high modulus carbon fiber for the last 10 months, and the results are staggering for a savings of roughly half a pound (220g for you Canadians). Some companies drop weight by eliminating paint and rack mounts. We dropped weight by using a higher grade of carbon.

And while we are there, a word about geometry. We did not go with the geo du jour, as these aren’t enduro bikes. There is nothing to be gained getting the front wheel way out in front of you and much to be lost. Without enough weight on the front wheel, the bikes can suffer severe understeer. Snow conditions vary more than any other and having a bike that instills ultimate confidence can make all the difference.

 

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PROVEN RACE PERFORMANCE, AMAZING RIDE QUALITY! 

We put the Corvus on a diet of high modulus carbon fiber for the last 10 months, and the results are staggering for a savings of roughly half a pound (220g for you Canadians). Some companies drop weight by eliminating paint and rack mounts. We dropped weight by using a higher grade of carbon.

And while we are there, a word about geometry. We did not go with the geo du jour, as these aren’t enduro bikes. There is nothing to be gained getting the front wheel way out in front of you and much to be lost. Without enough weight on the front wheel, the bikes can suffer severe understeer. Snow conditions vary more than any other and having a bike that instills ultimate confidence can make all the difference.

 

FRAME MATERIAL: Carbon
REAR DROPOUT SPACING: 197X12mm
FORK SPACING: 150X15mm
FORK COMPATIBILITY: Rigid or suspension - Standard with Rigid Carbon
MAX TIRE SIZE: 5.0"
RECCOMENDED TIRE OPTIONS: 26"X FAT" or 29" PLUS
MOUNTS: Integrated rear rack mounts, anything mounts on the fork(black and Glacier only)
DROPPER POST ROUTING: External
DRIVETRAIN: Optimized for 1X
CHAIN RING CLEARANCE: 32T(round ring)
HEADSET: Integrated 1 1/8" Upper(Campy) - 1 1/5" Lower
SEAT COLLAR 34.9mm
SEATPOST: 31.6

| John Lackey Aug 24, 2018

This is hands down the best fat tire bike available. You can build this bike up to rival the lightest fat bikes on the planet and still have an ultra capable and super reliable machine that you can feel confident riding into the wilderness on your next big adventure. I've piloted different versions of the Corvus on the Iditarod Trail Invitational on three occasions and the Corvus FLT is the next step in the evolution of adventure fat bikes. Not only does it handle great on everything from deep snow to glare ice, I never had a single mechanical issue in my three ITI finishes. I witnessed other competitors limp to the finish on broken frames from other brands and felt fortunate to have the confidence in my equipment that comes with riding the best fat bike out there.

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Buildkit GX Eagle XO Eagle Shimano XT Trail
Fork Corvus carbon fork w/ anything cage mounts Corvus carbon fork w/ anything cage mounts Corvus carbon fork w/ anything cage mounts
Wheelset Big Su Alaska Edition Footprint Carbon Footprint Carbon
Tires Terrene Cake Eater 4.6" Terrene Cake Eater 4.6" Terrene Cake Eater 4.6"
Shifter GX Eagle XO Eagle Shimano XT M-8000
Rear Derailleur GX Eagle XO Eagle Shimano XT M-8000
Crank GX Eagle Dub 30t Stylo Carbon Dub 30t Stylo Carbon Dub 30t
Bottom Bracket Sram Dub Sram Dub Sram Dub
Cassette GX Eagle 10-50t GX Eagle 10-50t E-Thirteen TRS+ 9-46t
Brakeset Sram Guide R Sram Guide RSC Shimano XT 4-Piston
Rotors Sram Centerline 180/160 Sram Centerline 180/160 SMRT86 180/180
Chain GX Eagle XO Eagle Shimano CN-HG701
Saddle Fatback Steel rails Fatback CRN TI rails Fatback CRN TI rails
Seapost Fatback Carbon Fatback Carbon Fatback Carbon
handlebar Fatback Carbon 760mm Fatback Carbon 760mm Fatback Carbon 760mm
Grips Ergon GA30 Ergon GA30 Ergon GA30
Stem Fatback (size varies by model/size) Fatback (size varies by model/size) Fatback (size varies by model/size)
headset Fatback integrated tapered Fatback integrated tapered Fatback integrated tapered
Pedals Not included Not included Not Included
Approximate weight (based on an 18" frame)
Upgrades available through your local bike shop Carbon fork, dropper post, studded tires, carbon handlebars, carbon seat post, Manitou Mastodon Pro, Fatback aluminum or carbon wheels.
Fatback Geometry
Size 14” 16” 18” 20” 22"
A. Effective Top Tube
565mm / 22.25”
587mm / 23.1”
610mm / 24”
630mm / 24.8” 650mm / 25.6”
B. Reach 387mm / 15.2” 405mm / 16” 423mm /16.7” 441mm / 17.4” 457mm /18”
C. Stack
581mm / 22.9””
595mm / 23.4” 609mm / 24”
618mm / 24.4”
632mm / 24.9”
D. Seat Tube Angle 73° 73° 73° 73° 73°
E. Seat Tube Length 350mm / 13.77” 400mm / 15.74” 450mm / 17.71” 490mm / 19.29” 530mm / 20.9””
F. Headtube Length 105mm / 4.1” 120mm / 4.7” 135mm / 5.3"” 145mm / 5.7” 160mm / 6.3
G. Headtube Angle 69° 69° 69° 69° 69°
H. Chainstay length 445mm / 17.5” 445mm / 17.5” 445mm / 17.5” 445mm / 17.5” 445mm / 17.5”
I. Wheelbase 1088mm / 42.8” 1112mm / 43.7” 1135mm / 44.5” 1156mm / 45.6” 1178mm / 46.4”
J. BB drop 60mm / 2.36” 60mm / 2.36” 60mm / 2.36” 60mm / 2.36” 60mm / 2.36”
Standover height measured 2” in front of BB 648mm / 25.5” 686mm / 27” 724mm / 28.5” 763mm / 30” 794mm / 31.25”

What it takes to be a Fatback FLT

The crew here at Fatback Bikes is always making tweaks to their personal bikes to make them just a little better; trying new tires, brakes, drivetrains… So naturally, we do the same with the products we make. We ask ourselves, "can we make is stiffer, lighter, more comfortable, and increase cold weather performance? Can we improve clearance for larger tires while maintaining narrow Q-factor?" Each model is designed for a certain purpose, we focus on what will make it pedal, handle and look better than ever. Each little aspect is contemplated to see what we can improve. With this dedication to improvement, we have released the new FLT product line focusing on lightweight, high performance and premium ride quality bicycle frames and components.

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Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT
Fatback Bicycles Corvus FLT