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Ares 26" Fat Bike

The mid-tier Fat bike in our Fattie range. Our Ares has been tailored to deliver performance in even the worst conditions. Tackle the trickiest terrain from snow, to sand to sticky mud with no worries, go out and explore the previously unexplorable.

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The mid-tier Fat bike in our Fattie range. Our Ares has been tailored to deliver performance in even the worst conditions. Tackle the trickiest terrain from snow, to sand to sticky mud with no worries, go out and explore the previously unexplorable.

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A Fat Bike that tackles even the trickiest of terrain.

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The Reid Ares is part of our performance Fat Bike range. It runs huge 4.5” tyres for amazing grip and the ability to traverse terrain that regular mountain bikes can’t even dream of attempting. If you want to explore new trails, rugged terrain and a riding experience like no other – the Reid Ares will take you there.

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The Ares 26\" features a performance MTB bike geometry and is built around a Hydroformed 6061 Alloy Fat Bike Frame with 4.8\" clearance designed to reduce the weight of the bike and enhance stiffness. The Alloy Fat Bike Fork provides a smooth, comfortable ride no matter how rough the trial is. 

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This Fat bike features high-performance Tektro M285 Hydraulic Disc Brakes which provide endless stopping power. A Sunrace CSMS3 10-Speed gearing provides a huge range of gears to climb the steepest of hills. Kenda Juggernaut Sport 26 x 4.0tyres are wide, stable ride and are designed to get over even the toughest terrain.

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Our range of Fat Bikes all include the industry-leading Reid Warranty: lifetime on frame and rigid forks, 2 years on non-consumable parts and 2 free services within the first 12 months. We also offer our Online customers a 30 Day Test Ride to guarantee you get a great deal.

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Key Features

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  • Colossal 26” x 4” Kenda Juggernaut tyres to dominate previously unrideable terrain
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  • Performance 6061 hydro-formed alloy frame will carry any adventurer into the wild and back again
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  • Tektro HDC Hydraulic Disc brakes (180mm front, 160mm rear) and Shimano 1 x 10spd, 30T shifting for stability and control in all conditions
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  • Available in four sizes so everyone can experience the thrill of all-terrain adventure
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INSTORE / CLICK & COLLECT BIKE ORDERS

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Bikes purchased Click & Collect or instore from our North Melbourne, DandenongSydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth stores are fully assembled by a bike mechanic and ready to ride.

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ONLINE BIKE ORDERS

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For online home delivery orders, bikes are shipped in a box 85% assembled and require some basic final assembly like turning handlebars and inserting pedals. Click here for our Assembly Video Guides that give instructions on how to do this step-by-step.

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The mid-tier Fat bike in our Fattie range. Our Ares has been tailored to deliver performance in even the worst conditions. Tackle the trickiest terrain from snow, to sand to sticky mud with no worries, go out and explore the previously unexplorable.

A Fat Bike that tackles even the trickiest of terrain.

 

The Reid Ares is part of our performance Fat Bike range. It runs huge 4.5” tyres for amazing grip and the ability to traverse terrain that regular mountain bikes can’t even dream of attempting. If you want to explore new trails, rugged terrain and a riding experience like no other – the Reid Ares will take you there.

The Ares 26" features a performance MTB bike geometry and is built around a Hydroformed 6061 Alloy Fat Bike Frame with 4.8" clearance designed to reduce the weight of the bike and enhance stiffness. The Alloy Fat Bike Fork provides a smooth, comfortable ride no matter how rough the trial is. 

This Fat bike features high-performance Tektro M285 Hydraulic Disc Brakes which provide endless stopping power. A Sunrace CSMS3 10-Speed gearing provides a huge range of gears to climb the steepest of hills. Kenda Juggernaut Sport 26 x 4.0tyres are wide, stable ride and are designed to get over even the toughest terrain.

Our range of Fat Bikes all include the industry-leading Reid Warranty: lifetime on frame and rigid forks, 2 years on non-consumable parts and 2 free services within the first 12 months. We also offer our Online customers a 30 Day Test Ride to guarantee you get a great deal.

Key Features

 

  • Colossal 26” x 4” Kenda Juggernaut tyres to dominate previously unrideable terrain
  • Performance 6061 hydro-formed alloy frame will carry any adventurer into the wild and back again
  • Tektro HDC Hydraulic Disc brakes (180mm front, 160mm rear) and Shimano 1 x 10spd, 30T shifting for stability and control in all conditions
  • Available in four sizes so everyone can experience the thrill of all-terrain adventure

 

INSTORE / CLICK & COLLECT BIKE ORDERS

Bikes purchased Click & Collect or instore from our North Melbourne, DandenongSydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth stores are fully assembled by a bike mechanic and ready to ride.

ONLINE BIKE ORDERS

For online home delivery orders, bikes are shipped in a box 85% assembled and require some basic final assembly like turning handlebars and inserting pedals. Click here for our Assembly Video Guides that give instructions on how to do this step-by-step.

Frame REID hydroformed 6061 alloy Fat Bike Frame with 4.8" clearance
Fork Oversize Alloy Fat Bike Fork Tapered Steerer
Shifters Shimano Deore M610
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore M6000 Shadow Plus
Freewheel / Cassette Sunrace CSMS3 10-Speed (11-40t)
Chain KMC X10
Bottom Bracket FSA Mega Exo
Brakes Tektro M285 hydraulic disc with 180mm rotors
Brake Levers Tektro M285 Brake Levers
Hubs Joytech front QR Quando rear 190mm spacing fat bike specific
Wheelset / Rim Reid Alloy Fat Bike Specific (Drilled out for Weight Reduction)
Tyres Kenda Juggernaut Sport 26 x 4.0
Handlebars Reid Oversize Alloy Riserbars 740mm wide Barbore 31.8mm
Stem Reid Oversize Alloy CNC Stem threadless
Grips Velo Foam 129mm VLG1266 w/ Alloy lock-on
Saddle Reid MTB
Seatpost Reid Alloy 31.6mm Micro Adjust 350mm
Pedals VP 565 Alloy Platform 9/16" steel axle
Weight 17 kg
The maximum weight limit for our adult bikes is 100 KG. This includes the rider weight plus any bags accessories basket contents or backpacks etc.
Chainset FSA Comet Mega Exo Alloy 170mm 30T

We continually work to improve our products so designs and specifications are subject to change. Please contact us to confirm if you have any questions.

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This series of how-to video guides will take you through each step of assembling and tuning your new Ares 26" Fat Bike. Watch the series or choose the tasks you need help with:

HOW TO: Unbox Your New Bike
HOW TO: Install Seatpost
HOW TO: Install Pedals
HOW TO: Inflate Your Tyres
HOW TO: Do a Quick Bike Fit
HOW TO: Tune Rear Derailleur
HOW TO: Adjust Disc Brakes
HOW TO: Install Quick Release Wheel
HOW TO: Insert A-Head Stem Handlebars
Assembly instructions guide

If you prefer to work from step-by-step diagrams, you can use this Assembly Instruction Guide for key points on all basic areas of bike assembly.

Need more assistance?

Please contact Customer Service for friendly expert advice to help you get your bike ready to ride. We welcome your questions as they will help us to improve the instructions we provide in future.

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