Product Spotlight – Framed Wolftrax

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By Dave Krueger

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It arrived under a clear night sky and a blood moon. It’s a Framed Wolftrax!

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The folks at Framed have lent us a brand spanking new Wolftrax to put through it’s paces over the next few weeks. We’ve had the Wolftrax for about a week and have already put over 90 good miles on it.

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As the miles get tacked on, I’ll take notes, and report back to you about how the bike performs in a few weeks. So far, it has enjoyed a debauchery-filled weekend at Fat Camp as well as my usual (less debauched-filled) weekly rides. Now, the deets (after we break for this nice picture, of course):

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The Wolftrax is being sold through independent bicycle retailers only; so if you want one, call up your local bike shop and ask if they sell Framed Bikes! Our test bike, came Bluto and Sram X1 1×11 equipped. Framed also offers the Wolftrax in several colors, as well as 1x, 2x, rigid alloy or carbon/RST/Bluto fork combinations. Thus, your build may be realized in several different ways.  And, of course, price of this steed varies on the spec. Stay tuned for the complete run-down of the Wolftrax’s undertakings; it’s got places to go and things to see.

Here’s a run-down of specs of our test subject :

Frame: Hydroformed 6061 aluminum alloy, tapered head tube, integrated headset, replaceable derailleur hanger, 197 QR rear end

Fork: RockShox Bluto 100mm

Headset: Neco 1 ⅛ – 1 1/2

Crank: Sram X1 (30t)

Bottom Bracket: Sram GXP

Rear Shifter: Sram X1

Rear Derailleur: Sram X1 10-42

Chain: Sram PC-X1

Brakes: Sram Guide R Hydraulic Disc

Handlebar: Framed Aluminum Alloy

Stem: Framed Aluminum Alloy (Note: the pictures show an aftermarket stem that is a bit shorter for my t-rex length arms)

Grips: ODI Lock-on

Seat Post: Framed Aluminum Alloy

Seat: WTB Volt

Seat Clamp: Promax

Hubs: Framed Pub Hub (6 pawl)

Rims: Framed Aluminum allow single wall w/cutouts

Spokes: 14G w/ brass nipples

Rotors: Sram Centerline 160 (front & rear)

Tires: Maxxis Mammoth 4.0”

Editor’s Note :  In 4-6 weeks we’ll publish Dave’s review of the Wolftrax. In the mean time, stay tuned for more fat-bike fun, right here, at fat dash bike dot com!

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