Most Affordable Carbon Fat Bikes available and according to Bike Rumor also the lightest! Custom built bikes at prices 25% lower than bike shops

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We proudly offer the world's lightest and most affordable carbon fat racing bikes built one at a time here in Minneapolis exactly how our customers around the world want them, and always at a price about 25% less than the bike shop.


A true carbon fat bike pioneer, we have tweaked the frame design slightly over time to make it light, agile, fast and comfortable. Our steep 70.5 HT angle makes for a quick and responsive handling bike, while the slightly longer 467mm chainstays give you great stand-up-and-hammer traction on the hills, more stable high handling, and better bump absorption.


We have both 177mm and 197mm rear end spaced frames, both of which can fit 5" tires and big 27.5 sized fat wheels.

Here are some sample kits below or call us to customize exactly what you want.

  Sram XX1 with LaMere Carbon Wheelset: $5500  21.8lbs

  Sram XO1 with LaMere Carbon Wheelset: $5200  22.5lbs
  Sram GX 11spd with LaMere Carbon Wheelset: $4600  23.25lbs
  Shimano XTR 11spd with LaMere Carbon Wheelset: $5400  22lbs
  Shimano XT 11spd with LaMere Carbon Wheelset: $4950  22.5lbs

* All the above weights are with wimpy HuskerDu tires, so add a pound to each build weight with real  winter tread.

Add HED Big Deal or BFD wheels with new carbon Brickhouse hubs to any build for an additional $500.

Full Spex on these builds located here on this Google sheet, or contact us any time to customize your bicycle any way you like.

Race Ready, Race Proven

Our fat bike frames have a racey 70.5 degree HT angle and 467mm chainstays for stability and awesome hill climbing traction.

Killer Whale 197

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29+ Mode

650b+ Mode

23.9lbs with Kuroshiro Rims

Fat Wheelsets

Our partnership with Tune, Kuroshiro, Berd, HED and the top carbon rim factories in Asia allow us the unique ability to build the nicest fat bike wheelsets on the planet.

Hand built fat wheelsets using LaMere double wall carbon rims, HED rims, or the ultimate Kuroshiro rims from Italy.... paired with Onyx, I9, Tune, Hope, or DTSwiss hubs..... Revolution, Sapim, or polymer Berd spokes... we build the best!

Sample Weights

HED 85 rims, Brickhouse hubs, Berd Spokes: 1503g

Kuroshiro 85rims, Tune hubs, Berd Spokes: 1420g

LaMere 65 double wall rims, DT Rev Spokes: 1741g

More FatBike Wheelsets info here....


Surly Lou 4.8" tires on our 85mm rims fit fine with no chain/tire rub issues on our 177 rear end frame running Sram XX1 and a Race Face NextSL crank with flipped chainring mounted outboard style.

5" Surly Lou on the rear of our 177 frame on 85mm rims.


135QR & 135TA

150mm TA

V2 150mm TA

We have carbon fat forks in both 135mm and 150mm widths available. The 150 forks are only available in 15mm QR thru-axle and are meant to be interchangeable with the Bluto, Lauf or Mastodona. The super light 135 forks are available in either QR or QR thru-axle.  Both versions have tapered steerer tubes. 150mm fork weighs 700g including the axle with uncut steerer tube, and 135mm forks weigh 540g with uncut steerer tube. Axle to Crown measurement of 468mm for 135 forks and 485mm for 150mm fork. Fork offset of 45mm for 135mm forks and 46mm for 150mm forks. Uncut steerer tube length of 300mm on the 135mm fork and 280mm on the 150mm fork.

135mm Fork in QR: $350

135mm Fork Thru-Axle including Axle: $420

150mm Thru Axle Fork: $480

2019 V2 Fat

Frame Only Purchase

We sell our carbon hardtail fat V2 frames for $1500. Fat forks we charge $420 for, but only $140 if purchasing with a frame. Free shipping inside the continental USA, and we can provide any other parts you need at OEM prices. Available in 177 or 197 rear.

Our new 2019 V2 fat frames in either 177 or 197 rear TA with dual axle position. Accommodates any modern suspension front fork.  Weight of 19" frame is 1500g. Forks are not included with frame purchase, prices are above but price of a fork with a frame adds $160.

2019 V2 197

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2019 V2 177

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V1   170/177

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V1   190/197

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2018 V1 Frames available in 177 or 197 rear with replaceable rear dropouts allowing thru-axle or QR.

Other Options

All LaMere fat frames fit the big 27.5 fat bike wheel size. We have our own 27.5x75mm fat rims ready to go for you. We can do Lauf, Bluto, Mastodon, Wren or any front suspension fork at OEM pricing.

Custom paint jobs available $700

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Our XC full susp fat bike the Dopamine more here.

World's Lightest Fat Bike LaMere 19.85lb

Go ahead be a total weight weenie.... we can build you the world's lightest fat bike at sub-20lbs with HED 85mm rims, Tune hubs, Berd spokes, and all the lightest stuff.

Geometry of LaMere carbon Fat Frame V2   177 and 197 rear:

Geometry of LaMere carbon Fat Frame V1   170/177mm rear:

Geometry of LaMere carbon Fat Frame V1  190/197mm rear:

Contact us today for a custom build or anything.

Phone USA: 612-326-4183


Hours: Mon thru Fri 9 to 6pm

            Sat 10 to 6pm     Sun By Appointment

Addy: 4415 Excelsior Blvd

Minneapolis, MN 55416  USA


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