WHY THRU AXLES?

Securing the rear wheel to the frame by threading a 12mm axle into the rear drop-outs is not only safer, it’s stiffer. The rear wheel tracks directly in line with the frame, for more precise handling, so you can go faster with more confidence. The increase in stiffness of a 15mm fork axle improves steering & handling significantly. It also puts less stress on the fork’s internals, improving fork durability and performance. The hub drop outs provide a self centering feature for the wheel for fast, easy installation.
TUBELESS

Benefits of a tubeless set-up are reduced rotating weight and the ability to use lower inflation pressures for greater traction without the risk of pinch flats.
FRAME CLEARANCES

The 12x197mm rear hub and 100mm wide bottom bracket shell combination provide clearance for a double chainring set-up and up to a 4.5” rear tire. The Roughneck’s air formed fork and 15x150mm front hub provide clearance for up to a 5” front tire.
READY TO LOAD

The Roughneck’s frame features rear rack eyelets and enough cargo/water cage mounts for the option to load up all the gear you may possibly need out there. Internal cable housing allows for uninterrupted shifting performance when using a frame bag.
AIR FORMING

The fork and frame tubes on the Roughneck are made by SPF Air Forming. SPF is carried out at high air temperatures, where the tube structure is in its most ‘plastic’ and formable state. This allows more complicated shapes to be produced that cannot be made using traditional forming techniques. For the fork, air forming produced a one-piece lower leg and crown eliminating the need for welding at this common joint. The result: more optimized shapes and less weight.
TAPERED HEAD TUBE & FORK STEERER

Riding with control requires steering precision, which starts with the front of the bike. Stiffening this area results in less wheel deflection, more wheel control. A tapered 1 1 /8” to 1 1 /2” head tube and steerer serves up a significant increase in rough terrain tracking and stability without much of a weight penalty compared to standard 1 1 /8” systems since the steer tube wall thickness can be reduced. Adding a 15mm QR thru-axle hub/fork interface takes steering precision over the top.

ROUGHNECK

There is no off season.  The Roughneck is a true fat bike with 26x4.5” tires giving it the capability to float over snow, sand and soft mud with maximum traction and ease.  Plenty of water bottle, cargo and rack mounts on the frame and fork provide versatility for loading up for any expedition. What’s stopping you now?

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ROUGHneck

MSRP: $1,599

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes shipping costs, dealer assembly/prep, taxes or import duties for retailers outside the USA.