@stephenkilborn Thanks for getting back to us!

It sounds like maybe a fat bike might be too wide for what you're looking to do with the bike. Fat tires are certainly fun to ride, but a tire that is almost 5" wide is going to perform its best on snow/sand/loose soil. If those are not conditions you feel like you will be encountering on a consistent basis, you may be happier with a plus tire bike like the Co-op Cycles DRT 2.2. My 'regular' mountain bike is an earlier model of this bike and it can handle most any trail you throw at it. I use it for bikepacking all over Alaska and those 3" tires really help with the varied terrain you get riding in the mountains.

Hopefully this helps!

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