A brand new fat bike-dedicated brand, Borealis Bikes has introduced a sleek and extremely light carbon fiber frame and fork to the fat bike world. Borealis Bikes, a subsidiary of The Fat Bike Company, identified their first bike as the YAMPA. Company founders stated their goal was simply to have the best and lightest Fat Bike on the market! Adam Miller, co-owner from Anchorage, Alaska and Fat Bike industry professional, stated “The frame and fork are currently the lightest on the market. We will offer complete stock builds under 25 pounds with standard fat bike configurations.” The YAMPA exhibits a sleek look, clean graphics and a unique frame configuration. Rear spacing is set at 190mm – confirming rumors of a new standard in the industry, which allows for the use of any tire/rim combination with plenty of clearance for a 2×10 drivetrain. Borealis will also be offering their own lightweight hubs for the YAMPA.
Production orders of the YAMPA are expected to arrive in late July and preorders are being taken at www.borealisbikes.com. Frame sets and custom builds are available in addition to the company’s standard build options. The Fat Bike Company (www.FATBIKE.com) and Borealis Bikes will be exhibiting at Outdoor Demo and Interbike in LasVegas in September and stated there will be enough “YAMPA’s” to go around. We can’t wait to get some time riding this new carbom beauty!
Some of the Yampa’s Features
- 190mm Rear Spacing
- 100mm BB Shell
- Standard rear rack mounts for cargo racks
- Tapered Head Tube
- Internal Cable routing
- 3 water bottle mounts
- Clearance for 100mm rims and 4.8″ tires
For more information visit – http://www.borealisbikes.com/