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The Felt Outfitter has been Jim Felt's special project for the past five years.     Photo: Courtesy of Felt Bicycles

Felt Outfitter E-Fat Bike

Just in time for hunting season, Felt debuts an electric fattie decked out in camo.

The day of the camo e-fat bike has come with the release of Felt’s Outfitter earlier this week at Interbike. And we’re stoked.   

Felt founder Jim Felt, an avid bow hunter, wanted to design a rig that could shlep gear far into the backcountry for multi-day hunting trips. His answer: the concept Bosch-powered Outfitter than can haul a trailer with up to 100 pounds of equipment. The trailer we saw at the show was a modified model from B.O.B., but Felt is apparently working on a design of its own for 2015.

As for the rest of the bike, it’s essentially the same as Felt’s new Lebowsk-e electric assist fat bike, just done up in camo licensed from ultralight hunting company Kuiu.

While the Outfitter was intended for hunters, we think it will suit anyone who wants to bring lots of gear into the woods under their own power—with some help from that Bosch eDrive. Several photographers remarked that the set-up is ideal for lugging profession camera equipment in for a shoot, says Felt Sales Manger IanMcCabe. And you can always carry beer. One hundred pounds of beer. 

The bike is expected to ship this December for about $5,000. 

$5,000-5,5000, feltbicycles.com

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