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2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
« on: December 27, 2014, 02:12:41 PM »


An interesting Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet review that was published before the bike was released...

http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-reviews/on-test-2015-motobecane-nighttrain-bullet-fatbike/

Notes:
- 190mm thru axle
- weighs about 37 pounds (with double wall rims, production version will have single wall)

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Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2014, 03:42:21 AM »
I found a *final review* with some great info...

http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-reviews/final-review-motobecane-nighttrain-bullet-fat-bike/

Love this about fatbikes...

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Steep climbs were a cinch, and I didn’t really need any of my usual tricks to avoid breaking traction while ascending slippery roots and loose rocks. Rock gardens that normally required concentration to maintain a reasonable line were...

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Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2015, 10:55:59 PM »
I am very seriously considering this as an upgrade from my current fatbike.  I am a bit worried about the dérailleur mount, there have been a bunch of folks that have had them broken.

From what I understand, motobecane is shopping new bikes with a spare dérailleur included.


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Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2015, 08:58:24 PM »
Thanks for posting this review  ! I think I will go with a ridged fork as I plan on riding ALOT in the winter.  Winter here in 6 -8 months a year here and there are lots of frozen snow go trails.  And we get lots of cold weather.

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Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2015, 01:51:00 AM »
Yeah, I went the rigid route too. It reminds me of the good old simple days of rigid mtb :D It only hurts when the speed gets high and your eyes get shaken up ;) Still a fun ride at most common riding speeds.

As time goes by Blutos will show up for < $ I am thinking.