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Reader’s Ride(s) – Chris Daisy’s Borealis – 24.9 lbs of Mayhem

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Chris Daisy owns Zion Cyclery and knew he wanted a Borealis Yampa carbon fat-bike the moment he saw it and so put in a preorder for the frame, set about getting the parts together and this is the result. A man of few words, Chris had the following to say about his 24.9 lb creation:

About Me: I have three knife-attack scars and two gold teeth. This is my ride.

Right on, Chris!

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13 Responses to Reader’s Ride(s) – Chris Daisy’s Borealis – 24.9 lbs of Mayhem

  1. Manny September 24, 2013 at 10:45 am #

    That is one spectacular bike! Congratulations!

  2. Aitor September 24, 2013 at 1:16 pm #

    Nice ride! What grips are these?

  3. Tad Dickman September 24, 2013 at 2:23 pm #

    must keep clean must keep clean must keep clean. That’s all that would be running through my head. Some bikes are just too beautiful… now throw that baby in the mud.

  4. Troll September 24, 2013 at 7:40 pm #

    I’ve only got one 2 accidental knife scars and one gold tooth. I feel so inadequate.

  5. Mark Peterson September 24, 2013 at 8:35 pm #

    I am amazed at the progression we are seeing. “Light” is being shown on the whole Fat Bike community. I am excited to see where we are in 3 Years!

  6. JYB September 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm #

    The rims look like Schlick Northpaws. Great 47mm rim for trail riding. Mine have seen lots of abuse and are holding up great!

    http://schlickcycles.com/bikes/northpaw-47mm-rim/

    • schlickcycles October 1, 2013 at 9:41 am #

      Thanks! They are, indeed, Northpaw-S rims. We’ve been getting a lot of positive reports on the rims. Thanks again for yours!

  7. Matt B September 24, 2013 at 10:24 pm #

    Those are pretty cool pics, but they still don’t do that bike justice. It’s THAT sick!

  8. Ernesto September 25, 2013 at 7:14 am #

    Too awesome to be awesome!

  9. Chris Daisy September 25, 2013 at 9:58 am #

    One minor crash and a few frame scratches so far. I just try not to think about it.

    But light and fat is where it’s at! So cool that we’ve move so far so fast. Full Fat, Full Carbon, Full Suspension is just around the corner…Sell your car!

  10. Tommy September 25, 2013 at 5:42 pm #

    Ok usually I’d bitch about a carbon fatbike (and have in the past). Because it IS in fairness kind of an oxymoron. But this IS cool. *slow clap*

  11. Daniele Ziglioli September 26, 2013 at 2:07 am #

    Fantastic! Pity that in Italy will not come!
    Daniele..

  12. RobB October 10, 2013 at 3:45 pm #

    Wow! I love my FatBack but that is Sahweet!