Kate Leeming’s All-Wheel Drive Christini Fat Bike — International Mountain Bike Magazine

How mad is this? Like nothing we’ve ever seen before! This custom-made all-wheel drive fattie has been designed and built for the specific purpose of powering explorer Kate Leeming across the Antarctic continent via the South Pole. In tandem with the standard drivetrain you’d find on any normal bike is a driveshaft linkage connecting the powered rear wheel to the normally inactive front wheel.

Combined with this imaginative solution to getting the power down in the snow are a pair of 5.05” Snowshoe 2XL tyres to help Kate and the bike float across the top of the soft polar snow. Check out these awesome images of the ingenious and skilfully put together Christini here:

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View the full article at International MOUNTAINBIKE Magazine:  http://www.imbikemag.com/mountain-bike-news/2016/04/kate-leemings-all-wheel-drive-christini-fat-bike/