The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ol' spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations.
Originally designed for industrial complexes and farms, Sun's Atlas Cargo Trike is just as much at home hauling the groceries. Its heavy-duty frame, wheels and tires are built for easy riding and long life. Plus, this sweet trike has an amazing 500-pound carrying capacity (rider and cargo)! And, for solid stopping power, it boasts a front cantilever brake (which also works as a parking brake) and rear hand brake.
The Baja Trike is fashioned after Sun's wildly successful Baja Cruz, a two-wheeled model that first introduced the cycling world to wide-tired beach cruising. Now that same great experience can be had on three wheels! The Baja Trike gives you stability and comfort like never before. Fully featured, it comes with easy twist-shift gearing for hills and smooth, powerful disc brakes front and rear. With both fun and understated color options, the glossy frame and matching painted chain guard adds a touch of class and the high handlebars put you in control. Consider this the SUV of Sun's lineup, it puts in work and it still brings the party wherever it goes. - High-tensile steel easy step-through frame with direct mount rear derailleur and disc brakes - 7-speed SunRace gearing - Front and rear disc brake with brake lever actuated parking locks - Alloy extra-wide rims with stainless steel spokes - 24 x 3.50" Sand Storm street tires - Sun Trike high rise steel handlebar - Sun Trike deluxe saddle with double coil spring suspension - Steel chain guard - Custom tubular alloy rear basket with wood insert, 20"x15"x10"
$134.99 - $144.99
If you're looking for some fun on one wheel, then Sun's Flat Top Classic Unicycle is just the ticket. The steel frame is tough and reliable, while the aluminum rim and grippy tire make for effortless pedaling. Plus, the wheel spins on durable sealed bearings, and the quick-release seatpost makes adjustments a snap.
$209.99 - $229.99
For total "fun on one," Sun's Flat Top Extreme Unicycle is the way to go. This fun ride sports a chromoly frame, a bomb-proof ISIS spindle hub, and aluminum crank arms for maximum stiffness and impact-resistance. The seat has a built-in grab bar for extra control in tight spots. This lightweight, extra-responsive unicycle will entertain you for years to come and help develop your one-wheeled skills!
If you've got cycling on your mind but crave the added stability and comfort of three wheels, then the Traditional Trike is what you're looking for. Our trike is specifically designed with an ultra-low step through frame, like our Streamway, for easy on and off access. Once seated, you immediately notice the impressive comfort of the tractor style saddle. If bigger is better, then Sun hit pay dirt. - High-tensile steel easy step-through frame with compatibility for optional direct mount rear derailleur and disc brake - Single-speed gearing (Internal 3-speed, Internal 5-speed and 7-speed derailleur kits available for purchase separately) - Alloy linear-pull front brake with brake lever actuated parking lock (Rear axle disc brake caliper kit available for purchase separately) - Single wall alloy rims with stainless steel spokes - 24 x 1.75" CST street friendly tires - Sun Trike High Rise steel handlebar - Sun Tractor padded saddle with heavy duty steel base - Steel chain guard - Nickel plated steel front fender - Vinyl coated steel wire basket, 21 x 15 x 9"
Sun's XL Unicycle rolls over almost anything thanks to a sturdy frame and an extra-large 4.25-inch-wide tire. Plus, it boasts a lightweight aluminum rim and plush unicycle saddle, which features a handle that lets you drop, jump and ride over stuff that challenges even two-wheeled cyclists.
The Raleigh Tristar 3-Speed Trike offers freedom and stability for all ages. Perfect for a neighborhood cruise or run to the local farmers market. It features a chainguard, front fender, locking brake lever, and a slick rear metal basket for those impromptu trips to the store. Don't waste another minute, get rolling on the Tristar 3-Speed immediately.
Forget heavy cruiser tandems. We made our own with lightweight aluminum frames and chromoly forks. A clean fusion of Electra’s men’s and ladies’ patented Flat Foot Technology cruiser geometry into one seamless bicycle built-for-two. Crafted with modern components including smooth-braking front and rear roller brakes.
$1,199.99 - $1,249.99
Forget heavy cruiser tandems. We made our own with lightweight aluminum frames and chromoly forks. A clean fusion of Electra’s men’s and ladies’ patented Flat Foot Technology cruiser geometry into one seamless bicycle built-for-two. Crafted with modern components including smooth-braking front and rear roller brakes. Two distinctive styles to choose from: the classic Swing, or for more attitude, the Hellbetty with hot rod flames and extra-wide Fatti-O rear tire. - Lightweight 6061-T6 aluminum tandem frame - Shimano Nexus internal 7-speed w/freewheel - Shimano Revo twist shifter - Alloy cranks and sealed cartridge bottom brackets - Shimano roller brakes and front hub - 26”x 2.125” Hotster Flame front tire and 24”x 3.0” Fatti-O rear tire (Hellbetty/Metallic Red), 26”x 2.125” RetroRunner tires (Forest Green)
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