Pivot Cycles new 2019 LES FAT
Ear-to-ear grins come standard with the new Pivot LES Fat – the world’s most versatile big-tire machine. The full carbon frame of the Pivot LES Fat features leading-edge materials and our proprietary hollow-core, internal-molding process. This coveted technology enables us to create an ultra-lightweight frame featuring the largest down tube in the category and a 132mm Press Fit BB for best-in-class power transfer.
Here at Fat Bikes Canada we find the Pivot LES Fat to be the highest quality and most versatile carbon bikes available. Our team of riders have logged extensive mileage on this frame on events like the Arrowhead 135 and Tuscobia Ultra to regular trips to Utah, Colorado and Arizona. Testing with many different wheelset and tire options. It is our chosen go to frame for custom builds. Choose a LES frame set, complete with new Raceface Turbine crankset, BB and headset and let’s discuss your perfect build.
Tires – We have the largest selection of Fat Bike Tires in Canada and know the best to spec for each type of rider and condition. Our on-site trail system allows us to test each tire on multiple rims and pressures right out our door in a variety of snow conditions (We’re located in the Snow Belt!). We offer tires from Terrene, 45NRTH, Maxxis, Surly, Schwalbe and Kenda.
Brakes – Not every rider fancy the brake spec of every stock build so if you want better stopping power out of the box on your build we offer a good selection of brake upgrades from SRAM, Shimano and Hope to swap into your bike build.
Wheelsets – Custom fat bike wheels are our specialty and 100’s of sets have run through our local wheel builders hands. On any build you can opt for a custom wheelset from our selection of rims from Foundation (our in house carbon), HED, Lythic, Stan’s and hubs from Hope, DT Swiss, Onyx and Industry Nine.
Cockpit – Personalizing your build comes down to the cockpit and ensuring it fits you best. These are your touch points and also a great way to personalize your ride. We offer a large selection and colors in handlebars, stems, seatposts (dropper options), saddles, grips and right down to the pedals. Why settle for off the shelf when you can have your bike built the way you want it with parts from your authorized dealer for Raceface, Chromag, Hope, ENVE and Many More!
Bags & Racking – We also offer a wide selection of racks and bike packing accessories from Oveja Negra, Salsa, Relevate and Arkel with special order color and custom frame bag options!
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Pivot LES Fat
Our patented Swinger II dropout system works with all plus / fat bike wheel sizes. Choose the shortest possible chain stay length for a flick-able, playful ride or choose a longer wheelbase and more tire clearance for stability with heavy loads and in messy conditions. The LES Fat maintains ideal geometry via the indexed adjustment arc of the dropouts – the bigger the wheel and the more clearance, the lower the bottom bracket. Included are two headset cup options (Zero Stack and 18mm), for perfect front end geometry at any wheel size.
The LES Fat is available with the new Manitou Mastadon Pro Suspension fork compatible or Pivot designed carbon fork with 150mm dropout spacing – one wheelset will work with both options. The new LES is 1x gearing only with todays’ wide range of offerings the LES Fat an ideal choice in any terrain, and the LES Fat rear spacing is 197mm with an ergo-friendly low Q-factor design when built with the new Raceface Turbine crankset with special co-designed narrow spindle. The Pivot Cable Port System makes internal routing simple to install and maintain via large, easy to access ports and interchangeable covers. Easily switch between a variety of cable routing options for the cleanest installation. Additional details include integrated rear rack mounts, internal dropper post routing and 3 water bottle mounts – making the LES Fat the perfect choice for any big tire adventure.
Swinger II Dropout System
The LES Fat features our newly patented Swinger II dropout system, enabling you to run almost any available plus or fat bike wheel size, easily switch between single speed and geared drivetrains and choose your chainstay length based on conditions and desired handling characteristics. With the option to run every tire size from 26 X 3.8, 26 X 4.8, 27.5+, 29+ and anything in between, your bike is really a quiver of options that take you into any season and any condition.
Riders also have the option to set chainstay length within the Swinger II system. The shortest possible setting gives you a flickable, playful ride previously unknown in the big tire category – we feature the shortest chainstays for every wheel size category. Adjusting for maximum wheelbase and tire clearance (the LES Fat accommodates rubber up to 5” in diameter) gives you an incredibly stable ride for heavy loads and messy conditions.
LES Fat Features
- Fits all fat/plus wheelsizes (26 X 3.8, 26 X 4.8, 27.5+ and 29+) via Swinger II dropout system, without geometry compromises
- Full carbon frame featuring proprietary hollow core internal molding technology
- Optimized layup structure with svelte top tube and stay shaping for long ride and epic adventure comfort while featuring the largest downtube in the category
- Full length internal cable routing via Pivot’s exclusive Cable Port System
- Optimized narrow Q-factor design
- Complete bikes include co-designed lower Q factor Raceface fat bike crankset
- 132mm wide press fit bottom bracket for light weight, durability and ease of maintenance
- 1x and singlespeed compatible
- 197mm rear spacing and optimized design clears 5″ tires with massive clearance for unpacked snow, mud and sand
- Pivot designed carbon fork with 150mm spacing
- Suspension Fork compatible
- Ships with both 18mm and Zero Stack headset cups for correct geometry at any wheelsize
- Rear rack mounts
- Internal dropper post compatible
- 3 bottle cage mounts
- Highly durable rubberized leather chainstay protection
- Sizes S, M, L for riders between 5’6″ and 6’4″
- Available as a complete bike or as a frame/fork/headset