Surly Krampus Fat Bike Review

4.75 out of 5
WHERE TO BUY    MSRP: $1,950
By Greg Heil    on Sep 21, 2012

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August 29, 2015
Pros: FUN! Simple, rigid, no suspension hassles Looks great

Cons: none

Recommendation: love this bike, has replaced my full suspension ride as my go-to bike. I ride this thing everywhere with rabbit hole rims and 120tpi knards

August 25, 2014
Model/Year: 2013

Pros: Great rolling 29er plus

Cons: Standard gearing

Recommendation: It's a good bike for dirt roads but not for tech rides.

January 25, 2014
Pros: Great handling, nimble and picks up speed. @30lbs

Cons: Needs more colors!

Recommendation: Fun trail bike to ride

November 24, 2013
Pros: Unstoppable !!!!

Cons: None

Recommendation: Surly hit the mark. fast fatties super fun to ride!!

September 18, 2013
Pros: Fun! What else do you need to know?

Cons: Heavy-ish

Recommendation: This is a super fun bike that probably isn't going to win any races, but it isn't meant to, either. Want to put the fun back into mountain biking? Ride the Krampus!


November 8, 2013
Model/Year: 2013

Pros: FUN

Cons: The wheels and big ole tires are a little heavy... bring your legs, you're gonna need 'em.

Recommendation: I have been riding mine for about three weeks now and love it. I built mine up with some better bits, X9, WI hubs with Duallys, etc. This thing is a blast. It rolls over "normal" trail chatter like butter, it's when you take the big hits that the full rigid kicks in. Downhills get very fast. All in all an exceptionally fun bike.