The Yo Eddy! Well, Fat Chance is back and the by-product of a successful Kickstarter launch, Yo Eddy! Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. Fat Chance updated the Yo Eddy with Boost spacing and room for 27.5+ or 29 x 2.5 tires. My Yo Eddy singlespeed Here's my '94 Somerville Yo Eddy, currently sporting an ENO eccentric rear hub for singlespeed, Race Face cranks in orange! Road Fork was the first segmented steel fork on the market, fast forward 20 years and she is back with a vengeance! They really made great stuff and even though Fat City closed shop over 10 years ago, people still know about them and covet the frames to this day. Fat Chance Yo Eddy 2.2 For sale on Pinkbike buysell. A lot has changed since Chris Chance shut down his company. So far I had three options: the Salsa à la Carte, the Ibis Mojo and the Fat Chance Yo Eddy. All new cables and housing. Frame: Saratoga NY built Yo Eddy! Help Fat Chance come alive again! Fat City bikes and especially the Yo Eddy, were cool bikes to own and very respected - lots of approving comments from fellow bikers. Chris Chance collecte des fonds sur Kickstarter pour son projet Fat Chance Bicycles - Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. The thought was to combine some of the overhead functions while keeping the brands separate. Chris Chance began building frames in 1977, and built his first mountain bike frame in 1982, the "Fat Chance". Share Remove Report: Sale 4615689452. Full suspension, dropper posts, disc brakes, hell, steel has been forgotten by the industry - for the most part. By the way, Chris Chance's wife has tons of Fat Chance gear, including full decal sets, if anyone's interested. Benjamin Gutschik was one of our lucky KickStarter fully rigid Yo Eddy 29er customers, taking his inspiration from a classic Lavender Yo Eddy he explains the lengths he went to to get the perfect build!My plan was to build it up using a good mixture of old school and new school parts. The Yo Eddy was one of the most iconic and collectable mountain bikes of the 1980s and 1990s and continues to have a cult-like following. The Fat Chance Yo Eddy was a departure for Fat City Cycles in 1990, with a design that used thin-wall, over-sized tubing and a fork and stay design that would accommodate the new Specialized Ground Control Extreme 2.5 tire. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 15, 2010. always fancied the aquafade and harlequin yo eddy's since first seeing them in MBUK many moons ago. They also offer frame decals, bearing replacements, and replica Yo Eddy forks. Chris Chance is raising funds for Fat Chance Bicycles - Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame on Kickstarter! Vintage Yo Eddy Team Fat Chance Frame Chris King Purple 3DV Ano Mag 21. Groovy Cycleworks did the frame restore of the Yo Eddy frame at the top of the list. Fat Chance Yo Eddy S/N 249YO7. In 1999 I discovered for myself that it was. Besides keeping old Fat frames flying, they also build some pretty - uh, groovy frames themselves. 1993 Fat Chance Team Violet Yo Eddy M Frame Uncut Yo Eddy Rigid Fork. Shipped with USPS First Class. Register | Login. If you're a Fat fan, worth a visit for sure. Fat Chance Yo Eddy 29er. Fat City Cycles developed into one of the coolest bike companies ever – combining amazing bikes, great names and quirky advertising. Fat Chance Bikes, the iconic mountain bike brand of the 90's is back! I was a big fan of Fat … Chris Chance is building a special edition Yo Eddy frame to help resurrect Fat Chance Bicycles. has returned as well. the actual one i lusted after in that magazine as a school kid is the one i have now, well frameset wise anyway.....dave hemmings no less. By 1994, Fat Chance needed a partner to help keep them afloat and found Serotta in Saratoga New York. 1991 FAT Chance Yo Eddy. Condition is "Seller refurbished". Page 1 of 1: JLA FORUMS | Classifieds | FOR SALE - New York | FOR SALE - New York … It was specifically designed around the then new Specialized Extreme 2.5", as used on this build. Models such as the original Kicker, Fat Chance, Wicked Fat Chance, Team Yo Eddy, Buck Shaver, Monster Fat and others. Back to top: Advanced Search. Jump to Latest Follow REVIEWS DEALS BIKESHOPS TRAILS 1 - 20 of 41 Posts. 2018 Philly Bike Expo: Fat Chance Yo Eddy Photos and words by Jarrod Bunk Chris Chance brought a newer Yo Eddy to Philly Bike Expo this year, the new Yo Eddy 2.2 had a triple butted stainless top tube and downtube, as well as some new dropouts, and a clever chainstay yoke. The Sakae seatpost was a special run for the odd 29.4 mm size at the time, and likely came with the frame. A … Fat Chance Cycles has reached its KickStarter goal and is now ready to start producing frames for pre-order. size Large Fork: Custom build by Bryan Hollingsworth of Circle H Cycles Wheels: Ringle front, XT Rear hub, Mavic 217 Hoops Skewers: Odyssey Tires: Kenda Small Block Eight Crankset: Shimano XTR M950 Right Shifter/brake lever: XTR M950 Left Brake Lever: XTR M950 Derailleur: XTR M950 Brakes: Avid Ultimate Headset: Chris King … Not that the 29'r doesn't look like a great bike, it was just missing something... Something signature and iconically Chris Chance. Road Fork has been updated to modern standards, handmade by frame building icon Chris Igleheart in Portland, OR. Yo Eddy stands on the shoulders of the steel version. The frame also required an over-sized seatpost, which in the early years was provided by a Sakae TCO post in a special 29.4 mm size. Made in Somerville Mass.!!! $1,000.00 + $60.00 shipping I have had this bike sitting in my garage for years and finally decided to sell. This is an early model Yo, as tested by MBA in October of 1990. At Interbike Thursday, Chance told BRAIN he knows one collector who owns 50 Fat Chance models. I was in Bristol, and walked into Bristol Bicycle Workshop on Park Row. Yeah, the attention was fun, but the best part was the ride and the quality of the bikes themselves. Best part was the ride and the by-product of a fat chance yo eddy Kickstarter launch, Yo M 339, designates frame... 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