Moots Introduces Frosti, the 5″ Snowbike

It’s winter outside and the season for fat bikes tis upon us. For those with a taste for American Made Titanium, Santa’s elves are fabricating something special. The newly updated Frosti has a couple of new features that make it perfect for several new innovations trickling down the snow bike pipeline.

The 5″ Frosti’s updated geometry is now designed around a suspension corrected fat bike, in anticipation of new fat bike suspension products hitting the market. In addition, the updated geometry has longer chainstays, so the frame is compatible with 29″+ tires for summer use. The rear end has also been widened to allow clearance for the largest tires and rim combination currently on the market. Moots claims you can squeeze a tire up-to 5″ wide. The designers have also increased the BB height, to give better clearance.

Frames will be available in December. Orders must be placed along with a $1000 non-refundable deposit through your local Moots dealer by November 1, 2013 for delivery by Dec 15th, 2013, but the bike will remain available as a standard offering year ’round.

 

 

Comments

aaron - 11/25/13 - 11:42pm

I would like to point out that it is now Nov 25

Andrew - 11/26/13 - 12:39am

I have 2 Moots bikes, and they are fantastic at what they do, but unless they can add time travel to their long list of skills, I might have missed the boat on this one.

Casey - 11/26/13 - 12:41am

Does Moots not make enough money to buy hacksaws? Cut that steer tube. You look like amateurs.

Xris - 11/26/13 - 1:25am

Better late than never! …oh. Wait.

rob - 11/26/13 - 3:29am

Why would you want a sus fork with tyres that big?

Big Cow - 11/26/13 - 5:01am

you guys should totally post that thing about how chris king is offering limited edition purple stuff

Brian - 11/26/13 - 8:22am

Not that I need or could afford this bike, but why post this on Nov 25th when the deadline for preorders is Nov 1st?

King County - 11/26/13 - 9:13am

I would have ordered 10 for my winter resort rental fleet, but I missed the deadline.

DGWW - 11/26/13 - 9:20am

Ditto on the steer tube. I’m all for winter biking where snowpack and or terrain don’t allow for good skiing/boarding, but c’mon would you really rather be bouncing around on that goofy thing at 2mph than skiing champagne pow in the rockies? If i were blessed enough to be situated that close to the mountains I would be shredding not emulating a tractor pull.

Nelson - 11/26/13 - 9:29am

HAHA!

Fritz - 11/26/13 - 10:22am

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Ti is simply not the best material for certain applications (like FS bikes and stems), but someone forgot to tell Moots this.

thierry mtl - 11/26/13 - 12:44pm

It looks like this beast is slow and boring. And you have to find a flat trail with old and hard snow.
Better skiing or go with my usual XC bike.

goathead - 11/26/13 - 4:03pm

WEEEEEEEEEED!

wheelguy - 11/26/13 - 6:28pm

Beautiful. Only complaint about last year’s FrosTi was the lack of clearance for 5″ tires. This looks perfect. When I’m in the market for a fatbike, this will be at the top of my list.

JJ - 11/28/13 - 4:49am

You forgot to mention the total price ($4k just for the frame–fork not included). For that you can get a complete Salsa carbon fatty w/ XO or pay an extra 1k and get w/ XX1.

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