It's right for you if...
You don't just want to ride through the winter—you want to ride fast. You love every aspect of fat biking, and are looking for a faster ride with better performance to take on bigger adventures, epic races, and more fun.
The tech you get
A lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with horizontal sliding dropouts, a Bontrager Haru rigid carbon fork, a wide-range SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain with an extra low climbing gear, a dropper post for getting down, and SUNringlé Mulefüt wheels paired with a 108T Rapid Drive hub for instant engagement, and wide, ultra-grippy Bontrager Barbegazi TLR tires.
The final word
Speed in every season. Farley 9.6 is light, fast, and built to rip. It's the ideal winter shred sled for fat bike adventurers, racers looking to train outside year-round, and anyone who values the performance advantage of carbon.
favorite_borderWhy you'll love it
- A lightweight carbon frame and fork mean this bike won't be bogged down by foul weather, deep snow, or gnarly terrain
- The stability and traction of super wide tires make you a more confident rider on any trail
- 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
- It's a four-season freedom machine that lets you ride outside all year long
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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||OCLV Mountain Carbon, tapered head tube, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, 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, SRAM XD driver, 197x12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Rim||SUNRingle Mulefut 80 SL, 32-hole cutout|
|Tire||Bontrager Barbegazi Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5x4.50''|
|Max tire size||Frame: 27.5x4.50" or 26x4.70" Fork: See manufacturer|
|Shifter||SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed|
|Rear derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
SRAM GX Eagle, DUB, 30T alloy FAT 5 ring, 170mm length
SRAM GX Eagle, DUB, 30T alloy FAT 5 ring, 175mm length
|Bottom bracket||SRAM DUB, 121mm, PressFit|
|Cassette||SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12 speed|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed|
|Pedal||VP-536 nylon platform|
|Max chainring size||1x: 32T, 2x: 22/36|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly 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 Rhythm Comp, alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width|
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||SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round-edge, 160mm|
|Weight||M - 13.00 kg / 28.67 lbs (with TLR sealant, no 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.
153.0 - 166.5 cm
5'0.2" - 5'5.6"
72.0 - 79.0 cm
28.3" - 31.1"
161.0 - 175.0 cm
5'3.4" - 5'8.9"
76.0 - 82.0 cm
29.9" - 32.3"
174.0 - 188.0 cm
5'8.5" - 6'2.0"
82.0 - 88.0 cm
32.3" - 34.6"
186.0 - 196.0 cm
6'1.2" - 6'5.2"
87.0 - 92.0 cm
34.3" - 36.2"
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|