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Carver Bikes presents their new TRANS-FAT [Ti] dual suspension fatty!
This frame was custom made for one of Carver’s customers with their desired top tube length/geometry and the ability to run a Rohloff internally geared hub. As with other Carver frames there are a myriad of custom options available!
Carver will be beginning production of the new Trans-Fat starting immediately. The cost of the production frame will be $2,999 and includes the rear shock. The rear shock is an X-Fusion O2 with a handlebar mounted lockout. The Fork in the photo is a Risse Racing – Trixxxy but the Trans-Fat can also be built to run a Lefty.
Here are the specs:
4″ rear wheel travel
Clearance for tires up to 5″
Frame weight 5.75 pounds in the 18″ size
3/2.5 Aerospace grade seamless titanium throughout
70 degree head angle
73 degree seat tube angle
44 mm. ovalized downtube
Speced for 6.5″ eye to eye rear shock with handle bar mounted lockout
170 mm symmetric or 135 mm offset (for Rohloff hub) rear dropout spacing
330 mm. Bottom bracket height
8 serviceable cartridge bearing pivots
100 mm threaded bottom bracket
3 sets of water bottle bosses
1 1/8″, 56/44 mm. tapered, or 49 mm Lefty head tube
31.6 mm seatpost size
34.9 mm seat tube diameter
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