The Whiteout Aluminum 197 is here! The 9:ZERO:7 197mm frame offers a new standard for fat bikes. By going with a 197mm rear dropout spacing, the frame will accept the widest fat bike tire and rims on the market. While it works great with 4.8" tires and 100mm rims, the geometry of the frame is designed to offer a superior ride with any rim and tire combination (including 29+ rims and tires). The frame is also suspension corrected for use with the new RockShox Bluto.
Because the 197 has a wider rear spacing, a wider chain line is needed. If using a 2-ring crank, you'll want to pick up a new Race Face crank for 190mm frames or other 190mm or offset double crankset. Like previous 9:ZERO:7 frames, it is crafted out of 7005 aluminum and offers a host of features to optimize your fat tire experience.