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Title: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: skadamo on December 27, 2014, 02:12:41 PM
(http://images.singletracks.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/motobecane_fatbike01.jpg)

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/ (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)
Title: Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: skadamo 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...

Quote
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...
Title: Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: WhiskeyJr 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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Title: Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: Cold Trigger Finger 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.
Title: Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: skadamo 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.
Title: Re: 2014 Motobecane Nighttrain Bullet Review - Singletracks.com
Post by: Quags14 on March 09, 2017, 05:19:36 PM
Mongoose Argus = $800
https://www.amazon.com/Mongoose-Argus-Fat-Tire-Bike/dp/B01DW8T5L6/ref=pd_sbs_468_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01FKZQ25Q&pd_rd_r=V5XMV85G68BF0ETWYN1Z&pd_rd_w=IU6kG&pd_rd_wg=MzgJ5&refRID=V5XMV85G68BF0ETWYN1Z&th=1&psc=1 (https://www.amazon.com/Mongoose-Argus-Fat-Tire-Bike/dp/B01DW8T5L6/ref=pd_sbs_468_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01FKZQ25Q&pd_rd_r=V5XMV85G68BF0ETWYN1Z&pd_rd_w=IU6kG&pd_rd_wg=MzgJ5&refRID=V5XMV85G68BF0ETWYN1Z&th=1&psc=1)

OR

Motobecane 2017 Sturgis NX = $1099
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/fat-bikes/fat-bikes-sturgis-nx-1x11.htm (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/fat-bikes/fat-bikes-sturgis-nx-1x11.htm)