It's right for you if...
You want to ride year-round, even when it's snowing, and you’re looking for a fat tire bike that gives you extraordinary capability and traction at a great value.
The tech you get
A lightweight aluminum frame with horizontal sliding dropouts, a Bontrager Haru carbon fork, a dropper post, a wide-range Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain, SUNringlé Mulefüt wheels paired with a 108T Rapid Drive hub for instant engagement, and extra-grippy, studdable Bontrager Gnarwhal TLR tires.
The final word
Fat bikes are ridiculously fun. They're grippy and stable, but the best part about 'em is that they get you outside in more seasons. If you're looking for a fun alternative to riding the roads or trainer through the winter, you won't find a better value than Farley 5.
favorite_borderWhy you'll love it
- Farley 5 is the perfect bike for breaking into the winter shredding scene without breaking the bank
- The stability and traction of super wide tires make you a more confident rider on any trail
- It's a four-season freedom machine that lets you ride outside all year long
- Horizontal sliding dropouts lets you fine-tune your geometry—run it long for stability, or shorter for more nimbler handling
- The dropper post lets you lower your saddle on the fly so it's out of the way on descents
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27.5˝ fat tires
More efficient 27.5" fat tires keep you rolling faster, especially on groomed or packed snow.
Rapid Drive 108 rear hub
With 108 points of engagement, Rapid Drive gives you nearly instant acceleration instead of a clunky lag when you step on the pedals. You get smooth, immediate power to blast out of corners and hammer through the rough stuff. And that extra pedal ratchet adds control that can make all the difference when tackling a tricky climb.
Use the remote lever to lower your saddle so it's out of your way when you're descending and cornering.
Alpha Platinum Aluminum
Our premium lightweight aluminum is continuously cold extruded and butted at multiple points, and hydroformed into sophisticated tube shapes for maximum strength and minimum weight.
Internal cable routing
We route shift and brake cables through the frame to keep things clean and simple. And it looks great, too.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, rack mounts, 197x12mm adjustable horizontal sliding dropouts|
|Fork||Bontrager Haru, tapered alloy steerer, OCLV Carbon lowers, 490mm axle-to-crown, 15x150mm thru axle|
|Max compatible fork travel||100mm (513mm axle-to-crown)|
|Hub front||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, 15x150mm thru axle|
|Skewer front||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Hub rear||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Rapid Drive 108, Shimano 10 freehub, 197x12mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Rim||SUNRingle Mulefut 80 SL, 32-hole cutout|
S, M, L, XL
Bontrager Gnarwhal Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, studdable, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5x4.50''
Bontrager Gnarwhal Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, studdable, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5x3.80''
|Max tire size||27.5x4.50" or 26x4.70"|
|Shifter||Shimano Deore M4100, 10 speed|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano Deore M5120, long cage|
Race Face Ride, 28T steel ring, 170mm length
M, L, XL
Race Face Ride, 28T steel ring, 175mm length
|Bottom bracket||Race Face, 121mm, PressFit|
|Cassette||Shimano Deore M4100, 11-46, 10 speed|
|Chain||KMC X10, 10 speed|
|Pedal||VP-536 nylon platform|
|Max chainring size||1x: 32T, 2x: 22/36|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width|
TranzX JD-YSP18, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 361mm length
TranzX JD-YSP18, 120mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 403mm length
TranzX JD-YSP18, 130mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 425mm length
|Handlebar||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 60mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length
|Headset||FSA IS-2, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
|Brake rotor||Avid G2 CleanSweep, 6-bolt, 160mm|
|Brake Set||SRAM Level hydraulic disc|
|Weight||M - 14.66 kg / 32.33 lbs (with tubes)|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).|
Sizing & Tech
The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local retailer.
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise noted.
|Frame size number||Frame size letter||Wheel size||A — Seat tube||B — Seat tube angle||Effective seat tube angle||C — Head tube length||D — Head angle||E — Effective top tube||F — Bottom bracket height||G — Bottom bracket drop||H — Chainstay length||I — Offset||J — Trail||K — Wheelbase||L — Standover||M — Frame reach||N — Frame stack|