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    1988 F'n Fat Chance 

This is supposed to be one of the handful of original F'n Fat Chance frames.  There have been reproduction decals made but this one had not been refinished.  Interesting parts mix includes a Salsa stem for the Dirt Drop bars, Cook Bros Racing cranks, Bontrager composite fork with curved blades and Pedersen Self Energizing brakes (canti front and U rear).  If anyone know how to verify the originality of the frame, let me know.  The previous owner had mentioned that Gary Helfrich had given it the thumbs up but I haven't confirmed that.  Several of the refurbished bikes that I have seen reverse the order of the decals to read Fat F'n Chance

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1988 Fat   1988 Fat   1988 Fat   1988 Fat   1988 Fat

 

Frame Cro-moly
Fork Bontrager composite, curved blades
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya RM 20 HA
Hubs Shimano Deore XT 7 speed cassette
Spokes Stainless Steel
Tires Ritchey
Pedals Shimano Deore XT
Crank Cook Bros Racing
Chain Shimano
Rear Cogs Shimano 7  speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Fat Chance sealed cartridge, press fit
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano index bar end shifters
Handlebars WTB/Specialized Dirt Drop
Stem Salsa (custom for Dirt Drops)
Headset Specialized
Brake set SE Pedersen (canti front, U brake rear)
Brake levers Shimano Dura Ace
Saddle Selle Italia Turbo
Seat Post IRD
Colors Black
Size 19"
Serial #   00708W

 

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