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2017 Marino Custom "big dog"

A proof of concept and a very fine ride indeed. Thanks to Marino Alegre (marinobike.com) for a superb effort to cram MTB sized rubber into a track sized package. Vital stats: 26", 75°/75°, 940mm(!!) wheelbase, 55c(!!) max tyre, track crank compatible, loads of ground clearance

Frame:
4130

Fork/Headset:
4130

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino 75

Pedals:
MKS Royal Nuevo

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Surly / Genetic Tibia / KMC Z410HX

Handlebars/Stem:
(oldskool) Thomson X4 / (uncut) Nitto B809AA

Saddle/Seatpost:
(ancient) Dean Ti / Italia SLR Ti rail

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun MTX 39 / Novatec D771SB / winter: Marathon Mondial 50c

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun MTX 39 / Formula / winter: Marathon Almotion 55c

Accessories:
Loads of mudguards!

More Info:
Barspins! Fast steering! No toe overlap! So much excess traction-- carves very deep and skids very hard! More air than you ever imagined you could have underneath you on a track bike! Easily the most fun I've had between my legs O.o Coming soon: Nitto Bullmoose bars

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. snow dog

Added by alleycatfish. Last updated about 4 years ago.

8 Comments

40degreerake

40degreerake says:

This is too cool!

Posted over 4 years ago

alleycatfish

alleycatfish says:

Thank you sir. Your "Oh shit!" is one wild build!

Posted over 4 years ago

GhostRidingTheWhip

GhostRidingTheWhip says:

+1

Posted almost 3 years ago

mirage

mirage says:

amazing///

Posted over 4 years ago

alleycatfish

alleycatfish says:

Thanks! I dig your rockhopper (that frame is huge) and it's sad you don't have the xb3 anymore ):

Posted over 4 years ago

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

Fucking sweet

Posted over 4 years ago

alleycatfish

alleycatfish says:

Thanks! You have some pretty sick rides yourself...I'm really feeling the Redline in particular

Posted over 4 years ago

Ashok_Captain

Ashok_Captain says:

Fat tyres and space for mudguards? Well done! Thanks for sharing.

Posted over 4 years ago