Gaspésie! Why should I go through these hundreds of kilometers to get to you? !!! There are these kinds of places we would rather have in our backyard , don’t you think?
Gaspésie is so beautiful with its rugged terrain, crystal-clear water and the beautiful Chic-Chocs mountains. This peninsula is without any doubts one of the most “fattable” places in the province of Quebec and there are so many opportunities to fatbike 12 months a year.
We planned this 2 days microadventure to explore the Baie-des-Chaleurs, more precisely the area where the Cascapedia flows into the bay. We decided to focus our expedition to explore the beaches and shores, which are easily accessible and are also an extraordinary place for a night under the stars.
Without being in very remote area, this expedition gave us the impression to ride for days without seeing anyone. This feeling of loneliness is so valuable, it is at the source of this deep connection with nature and with its elements that we establish during a bikepacking trip.
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ClothingA fully equipped fatbike ready to take off. Bikepacking pure and simple.30$ (CAD)
PartsThru axle for the rear wheel. Bolt-on type (no lever), install with 6mm hex key.45$ (CAD)
- Chic-Chocs: For 12x197mm hub. 220mm axle length. Thread pitch of 1.5.
- Torngat: For 12x197mm hub. 229mm axle length. Thread pitch of 1.5.
- Anticosti: For 12x142mm hub. 174mm axle length. Thread pitch of 1.75.
- Katahdin: For 12x142mm hub. 171mm axle length. Thread pitch of 1.5.
Mountain Bikes*** Reserve your Taïga with a deposit now. Use Promo code taigadepot during checkout to confirm the deposit of 25% of the total amount. Delivery scheduled for July 2021. Rigid fork option sold out. Contact us for any questions. *** In between a trail bike and a multi-day adventure bike, the Taïga has multi purposes. Take it on your local mountain bike trails, or for a bikepacking outing in the more rugged backcountry paths. The geometry of the Reynolds 725 frame is developed with stability and comfort in mind. A steering angle of 67deg and saddle of 75deg strikes the balance between a modern and progressive geometry, without however falling into a too radical design. Hunt Trail Wide MTB wheels fitted with WTB Trail Boss 29 "x2.6" tires, SRAM NX drivetrain, and a choice of FOX 34 Float or rigid carbon fork complete the package.2,899$ – 3,099$ (CAD)
PartsAlways a good idea to have a spare derailleur hanger when venturing a little further than usual...30$ (CAD)
Fatbikes*** Reserve your Torngat with a deposit now. Use promo code torngatdepot during checkout to confirm the deposit of 25% of the total amount. Delivery is scheduled for November 2021. The components shown in the photo differ from those used this year. Please refer to the components table below. Also, please refer to the picture of the frame illustration for the color available in 2021. If you have any questions, please contact us. *** Isolated in northern Quebec, located in the Arctic Cordillera, the Torngats Mountains are frequented only by those who have the real will to face the elements of nature. We do not get there by chance. It is a mythical place that imposes respect. An highly inspiring destination for the Torngat fatbike! We have included in this bike the features needed to make it completely versatile. Among other things, the frame is belt-drive compatible, it has an access for a dropper seatpost and is equipped with horizontal rear wheel dropouts. The Reynolds 725 high-grade steel tubing frame and the light, stiff carbon fiber fork accommodate the largest 26″ tires available, as well as the 27.5 x 4.5″. All you have to do is leave the house, get on the bike and explore the territory that is still unknown to you!2,999$ (CAD)
Mountain Bikes*** Reserve your Taïga EXP with a deposit now. Use Promo code taigaexpdepot during checkout to confirm the deposit of 25% of the total amount. Delivery scheduled for July 2021. Contact us for any questions. *** The Taïga EXP is the dropbar specific design of our Taïga mountain bike. It is therefore ideal for long distance off-road circuits and bikepacking expeditions on mixed terrain. The Reynolds 725 frame is packed with useful features: adjustable rear sliding dropouts, seat stay opening for use with belt, compatible with 100mm suspension fork, compatible with dropper seat post. The carbon fork has internal cable routing for dynamo hub usage, and all the necessary mounts for your equipment. A true 'mullet' setup with Gevenalle GX shifters controlling a 12-speed SRAM Eagle mountain drivetrain. Hunt XC Wide MTB wheels fitted with WTB Trail Boss 29"x2.25" tires are fast and comfortable. The Ritchey Beacon 52cm wide handlebar gives enough space for a bulky handlebar bag, while providing excellent stability when the terrain is more demanding.3,199$ (CAD)
Fatbikes*** Reserve your Chic-Chocs with a deposit now. Use promo code chicchocsdepot during checkout to confirm the deposit of 25% of the total amount. Delivery is scheduled for November 2021. For 2021, only gray color is available. The components shown in the photo differ from those used this year. Please refer to the components table below. If you have any questions, please contact us. *** Opportunities for adventure are infinite with such a versatile bike. Let the Chic-Chocs carbon fatbike take you to the mountains, rivers or beaches you’ve always wanted to discover. At 29 lbs and equipped with tubeless 27.5” x 4.5” tires, this is a seriously fun bike to ride on newly discovered sandy, rocky or snowy paths. You’re into bikepacking? We’ll get along pretty well! In addition to 3 water bottle mounts, top tube bag mount and anything cage mounts on the fork, everything is ready for you to install a rear rack (if you prefer this setup versus minimalist frame bags). That way you can carry your skis to get to this remote backcountry spot, or bring some extras on your trip for a memorable night around a campfire. Your friends will thank you!4,099$ (CAD)
PartsAlways a good idea to have a spare derailleur hanger when venturing a little further than usual...25$ (CAD)