Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — ASHLAND, OR – Fat Chance Bicycles – – introduces the Chris Cross. Designed, welded, and painted in the USA, This mixed-terrain machine is capable of crushing your local CX race or gravel grinding your way through the mountains and beyond.

Built from a mix of Columbus and Reynolds 853 tubing, the Chris Cross features oversized chainstays and curved seatstays to allow ample room for 700x40c or even 650b x 2.1” mountain bike tires (With ENVE CX fork). Beyond the clearance versatility, the Chris Cross is built with proprietary modular downtube cable routing which gives flexibility to run up to 4 cables for either a 1x or 2x set up. Full builds come with customizable options such as paint, components, and forks.

The Chris Cross is available in 3 single color options (Grello, Team Lavender, and AquaBlue) and 2-color fades (AquaFade, Chameleon Metallica, and Purple Sapphire). Fork options:  Ritchey WCS carbon fork, TRP Carbon, Yo CX fork (with fender mounts) or ENVE CX fork for clearance to run up to 650b x 2.1” MTB tires.


Chris Cross Features:

  • Custom mix of Columbus and Reynolds 853 tubing
  • Tapered 44/34 head tube
  • Flat mount rear brake
  • 27.2mm seatpost
  • 4 fork options: ENVE, Ritchey CX, TRP, and Yo Eddy steel
  • Clearance up to 700 x 44mm, 650b x 2.1″ (ENVE fork)
  • 68mm BSA (english threaded) bottom bracket
  • 142×12 rear thru axle
  • Available in colors:
    • Single color: Plus Grello, Team Lavender, and AquaBlue
    • Two color fades: Team Chris Cross, AquaFade, Chameleon Metallica, and Purple Sapphire Blue – +$400.00
  • MSRP: $2195.00