This past Sunday was the GORBA Fat Bike Demo Day. Weather was cool with a high of 4°C but felt like -2°C with wind chill. Those with helmets and i.d. (drivers license) could take the bikes for a spin on the trails.
||GORBA Fat Bike Demo Day
||November 27, 2016
||Riverside Park Bandshell off of Woodlawn Road
Highlights of the event are as follows:
Backpeddling arrived in this truck with an eye catching paint job.
9point8 featured a dropper post with eight inches of travel!
They also demonstrated their mini allen torque key.
Bar Mitts at the Bicycle Tailor booth.
Winter Bot also at the Bicycle Tailor booth.
GORBA booth had free hot dogs! Meat or vegetarian were the two choices and much appreciated on a coolish day.
9point8 had this Giant fat bike with custom highly reflective decals.
The GORBA tent for inquiries, membership sign up, refreshment, and food.
Also at the 9point8 booth was this Intense Tracer T275. 27.5×4 tires.
Backpeddling had the KHS kids fat bike (4 Season 300SF). 24×4 tires.
Oversized moose mitts on this True North fat bike at the Bicycle Tailor booth.
Royal Distributing demonstrated this really compact 1200 lumen bicycle light.
Paramount Source for Sports had plenty of NORCO fat bikes to test ride. This paint job nicely blends in with the environment.
A Ritchey childrens fat bike with 24×4 tires. One of the attendees kid brought this bike.
West coast inspired paint job on this Rocky Mountain fat bike.
Rohloff belt on a fat bike.
Rohloff hub on a True North fat bike at the Bicycle Tailor booth.
Specialized brought this FSR full suspension power/pedal assisted fat bike.
Specialized also had this tiny fat bike with 20×4 tires. It was really cute looking next to the adult fat bikes.
Backpeddling had this stack of fat tire rims. Rabbit holes, rectangular holes, or solid rims.
Royal distributing brought this Surface 604 pedal assisted fat bike. They feature a more powerful motor.
Backpeddling also brought the Surly fat bikes. Here’s the Ice Cream Truck . . .
Tim Hortons’ mugs and snow globes were included with new and renewing GORBA memberships.
Tim Hortons Aberfoyle donated coffee and hot chocolate milk to the event!
Speed River Bicycle brought a fleet of Trek Farley EX 8 full suspension fat bikes.
True North and Tim Hortons had their Canadian moments.
A tandem True North fat bike at the Bicycle Tailor booth! Just wow.
And lastly, a True North fat bike featured really unique handlebars.