Pivot’s Les Fat bike increases wheel size

Pivot Cycles has announced the Les Fat bike with new 27.5 inch wheels and tyre spec.

Complete bikes are offered with a Pro XT/XTR build, rigid or Manitou Mastodon fork options and 27.5 + by three inch or 27.5 inch by 3.8 inch fat bike tyres.

The 27.5 inch build features Maxxis Minion 3.8 inch tyres mounted on 80mm wide rims.

Pivot Cycles has said the shorter sidewall height of 27.5 tyres offers "improved cornering feel, less weight and the benefits of improved roll-over and momentum carrying characteristics that come with larger diameter wheels".

Pivot is also offering the Les Fat with a 27.5 plus wheel build option, or as a second wheelset, featuring 50mm wide rims and three inch wide Maxxis Chronical tyres.

It is available in one colour option, ice blue with steel blue highlights. 

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