Fat Chance Bikes, the iconic mountain bike brand of the 90's is back! Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 15, 2010. always fancied the aquafade and harlequin yo eddy's since first seeing them in MBUK many moons ago. has returned as well. New bottom bracket bearings and collars. 1995 Fat Chance Yo Eddy Team . At Interbike Thursday, Chance told BRAIN he knows one collector who owns 50 Fat Chance models. Yes, that's Chris Chance manning the torch. First released in 1995 by Fat Chance, the Yo Eddy! Frame: Saratoga NY built Yo Eddy! I was a big fan of Fat … 2018 Philly Bike Expo: Fat Chance Yo Eddy Photos and words by Jarrod Bunk Chris Chance brought a newer Yo Eddy to Philly Bike Expo this year, the new Yo Eddy 2.2 had a triple butted stainless top tube and downtube, as well as some new dropouts, and a clever chainstay yoke. Fat Chance Team Comp. Vintage Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame Chris King Purple 3DV Ano Mag 21. I had just lost my bike, a 93 Scott Windriver, to a thief, and urgently needed a new one for a cycling and camping trip with two friends down to Cornwall for the solar eclipse. Road Fork has been updated to modern standards, handmade by frame building icon Chris Igleheart in Portland, OR. Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. Fat City Cycles developed into one of the coolest bike companies ever – combining amazing bikes, great names and quirky advertising. Fat Chance updated the Yo Eddy with Boost spacing and room for 27.5+ or 29 x 2.5 tires. It increases clearance for tire and chainrings as well as bumping up rigidity. 1991 Medium (18.5) Fat Chance Yo Eddy. Road Fork was the first segmented steel fork on the market, fast forward 20 years and she is back with a vengeance! Segmented forks made the older Yo Eddy! Since Fat City Cycles was closing their business, I could get my hands on one of the last made, in the stunning colour Hot Lava. 1993 Fat Chance Yo Eddy in the iconic ‘Grello’ colorway. The frame also required an over-sized seatpost, which in the early years was provided by a Sakae TCO post in a special 29.4 mm size. My Yo Eddy singlespeed Here's my '94 Somerville Yo Eddy, currently sporting an ENO eccentric rear hub for singlespeed, Race Face cranks in orange! The Fat Chance Yo Eddy was a departure for Fat City Cycles in 1990, with a design that used thin-wall, over-sized tubing and a fork and stay design that would accommodate the new Specialized Ground Control Extreme 2.5 tire. If you're a Fat fan, worth a visit for sure. Fat Chance Cycles has reached its KickStarter goal and is now ready to start producing frames for pre-order. The same great geometry and handling, tubing selection that is modeled after the stiffness of the Yo steel tubes, and because it's *Titanium*, it's a pound lighter! The thought was to combine some of the overhead functions while keeping the brands separate. Fat City bikes and especially the Yo Eddy, were cool bikes to own and very respected - lots of approving comments from fellow bikers. Jump to Latest Follow REVIEWS DEALS BIKESHOPS TRAILS 1 - 20 of 43 Posts. This is an early model Yo, as tested by MBA in October of 1990. Since it's the only one of the three with top cable routing and has the classic East Coast geometry, a decision was easily made: the Fat Chance. Fat Chance Yo Eddy 1995-96. Fat Chance Yo Eddy S/N 249YO7. Page 1 of 1: JLA FORUMS | Classifieds | FOR SALE - New York | FOR SALE - New York … Fat Chance Yo Eddy 2.2 For sale on Pinkbike buysell. This required a move away from their Somerville home which meant a move for the employees. It was specifically designed around the then new Specialized Extreme 2.5", as used on this build. Yo Eddy stands on the shoulders of the steel version. The spirit and soul of Fat Chance has been resurrected and the modern rendition will leave you all antsy. A … One of the biggest headlines of 2014 in the custom frame building world was that Chris Chance of Fat Chance Bicycles was getting back in the business. Category: All Mountain/Enduro Frames Condition: Excellent Frame Size: L The campaign in January managed to raise over $130,000 with 200 backers, which easily broke the original target of $116,000. Yeah, the attention was fun, but the best part was the ride and the quality of the bikes themselves. I have had this bike sitting in my garage for years and finally decided to sell. $1,000.00 + $60.00 shipping Help Fat Chance come alive again! Yeti Klein Fat Chance Yo Eddy Fat City Cycles Chris Chance Ringle Zooka Specialized vintage mtb hardrock stumpjumper gravel. Besides keeping old Fat frames flying, they also build some pretty - uh, groovy frames themselves. Full suspension, dropper posts, disc brakes, hell, steel has been forgotten by the industry - for the most part. The Yo Eddy! Well, Fat Chance is back and the by-product of a successful Kickstarter launch, Yo Eddy! Made in Somerville Mass.!!! This bike has all the benefits of the steel bike. They really made great stuff and even though Fat City closed shop over 10 years ago, people still know about them and covet the frames to this day. Chris Chance began building frames in 1977, and built his first mountain bike frame in 1982, the "Fat Chance". Register | Login. Following a hugely enthusiastic Kickstarter, marketing and social media campaign, production has begun. Finally, something up to date. Share Remove Report: Sale 4615689452. Original paint, new decals, frame was cleaned and sprayed inside with frame saver. Also new on the Yo Eddy is a clean rear brake mounting solution on the chainstay. Help Fat Chance come alive again! Back to top: Advanced Search. 1993 fat chance yo eddy. A lot has changed since Chris Chance shut down his company. Yes this is the real deal! Chance, 59, said plans are underway to bring back the Yo Eddy, one of his most popular models. the actual one i lusted after in that magazine as a school kid is the one i have now, well frameset wise anyway.....dave hemmings no less. Heidi Davis is a founding member of the New England Mountain Bike Association, a collection of chapters dedicated to preserving and enjoying the trails that exist in the North Eastern corner of the US. 29'r had me pretty stoked but I was more drawn to the 27.5" version. Benjamin Gutschik was one of our lucky KickStarter fully rigid Yo Eddy 29er customers, taking his inspiration from a classic Lavender Yo Eddy he explains the lengths he went to to get the perfect build!My plan was to build it up using a good mixture of old school and new school parts. Shipped with USPS First Class. 1993 Fat Chance Team Violet Yo Eddy M Frame Uncut Yo Eddy Rigid Fork. Jump to Latest Follow REVIEWS DEALS BIKESHOPS TRAILS 1 - 20 of 41 Posts. This is a 1994 (Team) Fat Chance Yo Eddy with the highest tier build that was offered at the time. 1995 Fat Chance Yo Eddy! size Large Fork: Custom build by Bryan Hollingsworth of Circle H Cycles Wheels: Ringle front, XT Rear hub, Mavic 217 Hoops Skewers: Odyssey Tires: Kenda Small Block Eight Crankset: Shimano XTR M950 Right Shifter/brake lever: XTR M950 Left Brake Lever: XTR M950 Derailleur: XTR M950 Brakes: Avid Ultimate Headset: Chris King … Condition is "Seller refurbished". Models such as the original Kicker, Fat Chance, Wicked Fat Chance, Team Yo Eddy, Buck Shaver, Monster Fat and others. They also offer frame decals, bearing replacements, and replica Yo Eddy forks. All new cables and housing. A CNC-machined “demi-yoke” is used to connect the driveside chainstay to the bottom bracket. I was in Bristol, and walked into Bristol Bicycle Workshop on Park Row. Is it possible to ride a bike across the Australian continent (2,100 miles / 3,400 km) without eating carbohydrates? 1991 FAT Chance Yo Eddy. The first to produce mountain bike on the east coast, Chris got financial support from his wife Wendyll's family to start Fat City Cycles, an American bicycle manufacturing company in 1982. By 1994, Fat Chance needed a partner to help keep them afloat and found Serotta in Saratoga New York. Chris Chance is raising funds for Fat Chance Bicycles - Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame on Kickstarter! So far I had three options: the Salsa à la Carte, the Ibis Mojo and the Fat Chance Yo Eddy. Not that the 29'r doesn't look like a great bike, it was just missing something... Something signature and iconically Chris Chance. The serial number, YO M 339, designates this frame as a medium. Now, I'll admit that the Yo Eddy! frames in my opinion and after seeing the rigid 27.5 version at NAHBS, I knew what was missing with the 29r. In 1999 I discovered for myself that it was. Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. Chris Chance collecte des fonds sur Kickstarter pour son projet Fat Chance Bicycles - Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. The Yo Eddy was one of the most iconic and collectable mountain bikes of the 1980s and 1990s and continues to have a cult-like following. 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