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Fyxation gets into fat-bike market with Blackhawk carbon bikes and frames

Published February 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Fyxation, best known for its urban bikes, is getting into the fat-bike market with a new model called the Blackhawk. The company also is offering Blackhawk fat-bike framesets, wheels and hubsets separately.

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The Blackhawk 2x10 complete bike is built around a carbon frameset with thru axles, Sunringlé Mulefut tubeless ready rims, Race Face cockpit components, Hayes Prime Comp disc brakes, SRAM X7 shifting and SRAM X9 10-speed derailleur. The frame features internal shift cable routing and low standover height. MSRP is $2,795. It's available in matte black with green, blue or charcoal graphics.

The company also is offering the Blackhawk frameset for $1,795 MSRP. The frame has 197mm rear spacing and suspension-corrected geometry. The frame is capable of runing 26x5-inch tires or 29x3-inch. Frame weight is 1,360 grams. It is sold with the Fyxation Blackhawk carbon fork, which weighs 455 grams. 

The Blackhawk wheels are available separately for $550 MSRP. They are built around Fyxation's thru-axle hubs and Sunringlé's Mulefut rims. They are tubeless-ready and designed to fit a 15x150mm fork and 12x197 rear end. They total wheelset weight is 2,700 grams.

Blackhawk hubs feature CNC-machined aluminum hub bodies, thru-axles, dual front and quad rear sealed cartridge bearings, and  a red anodized alloy cassette body. MSRP is $299. The hubs weigh 230 grams for the front and 362 grams for the rear.

More information available at fyxation.com.

The Blackhawk in matte black with green graphics.

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