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Fatback Bikes Are Now Corvus Cycles + 4 New Bikes including Crow Pass Ti Gravel / Adventure Dropbar

Fatback Bikes Are Now Corvus Cycles + 4 New Bikes including Crow Pass Ti Gravel / Adventure Dropbar

If you weren’t paying attention, it would have been easy to miss Fatback Bikes at Sea Otter. They were there, just under their new name—Corvus…

Friday, Oct 15

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If you weren’t paying attention, it would have been easy to miss Fatback Bikes at Sea Otter. They were there, just under their new name—Corvus Cycles. Why the change? After 14 years of reinventing the world of fat bikes, Greg Matyas and the rest of the team thought it was time to evolve with a name that represented their desire to create adventure bikes for all four seasons—not just winter. Adopting the name of one of their current bikes made sense, and Corvus Cycles was (re)born.

To celebrate, Corvus was showing off four new bikes, including two completely new models bringing the team back to their roots with titanium! Crow Pass Titanium Dropbar Adventure Bike

Gravel? Adventure? Bikepacking optimized? Whatever you want to call it, the Crow Pass is up for the challenge. One of the main inspirations for the rebranding was their desire to build a drop bar adventure bike, but something that they would want to ride. As Greg put it, 700c x 45mm tires just don’t fit the brand—his “skinny” tires for gravel are 29 x 2.2″ mountain bike treads. Things are different in Alaska. So the Crow Pass was built with drop bars in mind, but it can fit up to 29 x 2.6″ or 27.5 x 3.0″ tires. To get that clearance and allow room for 2x CX gearing or a 42t single chainring, the drive side chainstay uses a forged plate. Up front, a custom fork was created with a 435mm axle to crown […]

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