Reid Ares Fat Bike

Reid Ares Fat Bike Zoom

Reid Price $799.00

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*Mainland & TAS only.



Fat bikes eat up terrain you wouldn’t even dream of attempting on another rig. The Ares lets you experience what all the Fat Bike buzz is about – built for riders looking to conquer deep snow, blistering sand, viscous mud or the sketchiest of rock gardens.

  • 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 Deore 2x10 shifting for stability and control in all conditions
  • Available in four sizes so everyone can experience the thrill of all-terrain adventure

Conventional mountain bikes are designed to be ridden with tyres filled to 25-65 psi. The Ares can run 10 psi or lower. This allows more of the tyre to grip and traverse otherwise unrideable ground. If you want to experience new trails, rugged terrain and a riding experience like no other - the Ares Fat Bike will take you there.


Awesome bikes, value and service is just the beginning. There are loads more reasons to choose Reid Cycles, find out here.


Fat Bike Review
Ares Fat Bike Review – BikeRadar

Unbeatable Fat Bike Value. 4/5 stars

December 2015

"The fun quota aboard the Ares is absurdly high… the untouchable Godfather of budget fat bikes." Colin Levitch – Bike Reviewer

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Fat Bike Review
Fat Bike Adventures – We Are Explorers

Escape to Stockton Dunes (On Fat Bikes)

December 2015

"They look wild. They look semi-ridiculous. They’re a lot of fun." Henry Brydon – Editor

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Fat Bike Review
Ares Fat Bike – Bike Radar

Market-Spanking Prices

November 2015

"Shimano Deore 2x10 drivetrain and Tektro hydraulic disc brakes are extremely unexpected for the money." David Rome. Editor - Australia

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Shop online or view the full range of bikes in store, built by our skilled mechanics and ready for a test ride!



Frame Material Reid Hydroformed Alloy Fatty
Fork 26" Reid Alloy Leg with Chromoly Steerer
Gearing 20-Speed Shimano
Crankset Prowheel Zephyr Alloy (28t/40t), BB Integrated one piece crankset
Shifters Shimano Deore M610 Shifters
Front Derailleur Shimano XT M786
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore M610 10-Speed
Brakes Tektro HDC Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Front, 160mm Rear Rotors
Brake Levers Tektro HDC
Hub Joytech Fat Bike Specific
Wheelset-Rim Reid Alloy Fat Bike Specific (with Weight Reduction)
Tyres Kenda Juggernaut 26'' x 4.0"
Chain KMC X10
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano HG50 10-Speed Cassette (11-36t)
Bottom Bracket Integrated in crankset
Handlebars Reid Oversize Alloy Riserbars
Stem Reid 1-1/8'' Threadless Alloy, Oversize
Grips Reid Light Foam with Lock On Ring
Saddle Reid MTB
Seatpost Reid Alloy 31.6mm Micro Adjust
Pedals Resin Platform, 9/16'' Steel Axle
Weight (kgs) 17

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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* If you're outside of the height range shown here, give us a call or pop in-store to talk about the best options.



Reid Ares Fat Bike S M L XL
TT Length (horizontal top tube) 588 598 613 628
ST Length 380 430 480 533
HT Length 110 110 120 130
ST Angle 73 73 73 73
HT Angle 71 71 71 71
RC Length 460 460 460 460
BB Drop 60 60 60 60
Fork Rake 45 45 45 45
Front Centre 641 651 666 681
Wheelbase 1094 1104 1119 1135
Fork Length 457 457 457 457


* Length measurements are in millimeters.


Reid Cycles ships bikes, parts and accessories anywhere in Australia!

Free shipping of bikes is available to most metropolitan and some regional areas. We also combined shipping wherever possible to keep the price down. Once you have one or more items in your cart, view your cart, pop your postcode in and we'll give you the combined shipping price. We are currently unable to ship to overseas addresses, please contact our customer services team to enquire about distributors in your area.

We aim to keep the price as low as possible by shipping smaller items for free if they can be shipped with larger items. Helmets, shoes and parts most often ship for free with your new bike!

Remember that bikes are shipped boxed, and 85% assembled. The final assembly required includes the installation of the handlebars, front wheel, pedals and saddle, adjusting the brakes and tuning the gears. We recommend that the assembly is done by a qualified bike mechanic or other suitably qualified person. Damage caused by incorrect assembly (such as installing the pedals the wrong way around) is not covered by your warranty.


Orders for items that are currently in stock are usually despatched within 1 to 2 working days. You'll receive an email with tracking information once the order has been despatched. Certain periods of the year are seasonably busy, with much higher volumes than normal. At these times, we still aim to despatch within 1 to 2 days, but deliveries may take a little longer due to our couriers' workload.

It's always best to send to an address that always has someone in attendance, such as a business address. You may also want to give our courier an 'authority to leave' instruction, which is an instruction to say that there is a safe place leave to delivery, even if there is no one there to take delivery. Only give us an 'authority to leave' if you're confident that the delivery will be safe. Otherwise, the courier can leave a 'sorry we missed you' card, allowing you to arrange redelivery.

Please contact us if you have any questions.


In Store Collection in one of our stores is always free! Your bike comes fully assembly, adjusted and ready to go. You can order online for pickup in store. The store will receive your order, assemble your bike and give you a call when it’s ready to collect! Whenever possible, we recommend collection in store. The bike will be fully assembled by an experienced Reid Cycles mechanic. Our staff will also be happy to help you make final adjustments, set saddle height and answer any other questions you might have!


Reid Cycles offers an industry-leading warranty on every Reid bike we sell.

For your peace of mind, we include:
A lifetime warranty on every frame we sell
A lifetime warranty on all rigid forks, including our carbon fibre range
A 2-year warranty on all suspension forks, Shimano components and Mavic Aksium wheelsets
A 12-month warranty on all other non-consumable components

We love our customers, so in the unlikely event of an issue, we want to resolve this to your satisfaction as quickly as possible.

For any warranty issues, please contact the store where you purchased the product. For online sales, you can contact the customer service team. Please find the relevant phone numbers and email addresses on our Contact Us page.

So we can help you as quickly as possible, we may ask you to pop an email to with a description of the issue and some photos of the affected part.

For full warranty terms, please visit our Warranty Policy page