Perhaps the Hunqapillar will fit your yearing for bigger knobby tired
lugged bikes? It is touted as somwhere between the Atlantis and the
Bombadil. I haven't seen any geometry yet but to me that means at
least a 2.0" 29er tire. Perhaps Grant can fill in the missing geometry
data so those of us who are searching for that kind of bike ( rough
off-road capable) can decide on whether to wait for the 'Hunqa' or

Awaiting the Hunqa in SoCal

On Feb 2, 8:55 am, cyclotourist <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 7:14 AM, Seth Vidal <> wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 10:10 AM, Horace <> wrote:
> > > I think that for people who think TCO is an issue -- it is, and I don't
> > try
> > > to change their minds. But I think if someone is wondering whether it's
> > > going to be an issue for them... it probably isn't.
> > TCO was an issue, once, for me on one bike. Then I decided if I was in
> > a place where it could happen I had to be going so slowly that I'd
> > just stop and put a foot down.
> > It's not like I have clips or clipless pedals anyway so putting a foot
> > down isn't any extra work. :)
> > -sv
> > --
> Grant et al
> I was the OP for this conversation, and was wondering about TCO for a
> specific reason:  off-road riding an Atlantis with SPD pedals.  When I'm
> clicked in, TCO is bad cuz' I'm not the fastest un-clicker-outer.  That's
> mainly only a problem on singletrack.  My AR doesn't have it, but it only
> fits 42-44mm tires.  I'm looking at bikes that fit full 29ers, of which the
> Atlantis is one.
> No disparaging remarks about Atlantis were made or intended at all.  That's
> a GREAT bike, no matter how much mucus is all over it!  I'm trying to
> rationalize buying one!!!!
> --
> Cheers,
> David
> Redlands, CA
> "Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There is something
> wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym."  ~Bill Nye,
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