1991 Team Fat Chance 

I've not seen any printed information about this model so most of this is based on stories that we have been told plus some semi-educated guesses.  This was a Taiwanese built, Canadian assembled bike that was specifically designed for the Canadian market.  The low slung frame with the extended seat tube is a style favored by the Canadian market.  This may have also been a test to see if their was interest in an imported Fat Chance bike.  It would have been a much smaller risk to the Fat Chance reputation to have a bike fail in Canada than in the US.  Since they weren't imported into the US, I am guessing that the experiment was deemed a failure.  Rumor has it that Chris Chance was never particularly fond of these bikes.

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1991 Fat   1991 Fat   1991 Fat  


Frame Tange MTB double butted Cro-Moly
Fork  Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Wolber AT18
Hubs Shimano Deore DX 7 speed cassette rear
Spokes DT Stainless Steel
Tires Ritchey Mega Bite
Pedals Shimano Deore DX
Crank Shimano Deore  28/38/48, SG round rings
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Shimano Deore DX 7 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Shimano Deore DX
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore DX
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore DX
Shifters Shimano Deore DX 7 speed Rapid Fire
Handlebars Ritchey
Stem Ritchey
Headset Shimano Deore DX
Brake set Shimano Deore DX
Brake levers Shimano Deore DX Rapid Fire
Saddle Selle San Marco
Seat Post Sakae Tall Cool One
Colors Black
Size 19" c-t
Serial #   I91090006


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