Felt adds Plus bikes to line-up for model year 2016 – their last

No more model years moving forward, new logo, updates to current lineup and hints of a new bike soon

27.5 29er All Mountain Trail Fat Bike Plus
No big changes for Felt's enduro racer, but spec value has been improved.

No big changes for Felt’s enduro racer, but spec value has been improved (click to enlarge).

Felt Compulsion 50

The Compulsion series is Felt’s 27.5 enduro/all mountain bike with 160mm of Equilink suspension. It is targeted towards the rider or racer that spends 40% of their time climbing and 60% descending. There is no carbon version yet. For MY2016, there are 3 versions:

  • Compulsion 10 – $4999 1×11, internal dropper post
  • Compulsion 30 – $3499 1×11 XT (11-40, but 42T compatible), RockShox Pike fork
  • Compulsion 50 – $2999 SR Suntour Aion fork,Shimano Deore 2×10 drivetrain

This model is available in 4 sizes (SM – 16″, MD – 18″, LG – 20″, XL – 22″) and has a claimed weight of 29.1 to 31.6 lbs depending on model. All 3 versions will be available in September of this year.

The Felt DD 10 fat bike features a RockShox Bluto fork with 100mm of travel.

The Felt DD 10 fat bike features a RockShox Bluto fork with 100mm of travel (click to enlarge).

Felt DD10, Lebowsk-e 10 and Outfitter fat bikes, ebikes

Felt’s line of fat bikes have proven so popular that they have expanded the DD (Double Double) line to 3 models. Now available is the DD 10 with a RockShox Bluto fork with 100mm of travel. The DD 30 and DD 70 are still available with Felt’s hydroformed aluminum rigid fork.

The DD 10 also features a Shimano XT 1×11 drivetrain, Shimano Deore M615 brakes and WTB saddle and Schwalbe Jumbo Jim tires. This model is available in 3 sizes (SM – 16″, MD – 18.5″, LG – 21″). The MSRP is $2999 and will be available in August.

Felt Lebowske - electric fat bike Felt Outfitter - fat ebike camo

Felt Lebowske electric fat bike and Felt Outfitter fat ebike camo (click to enlarge).

If you prefer a bit of power to help propel your fat bike, check out the Lebowsk-e 10 or for the outdoorsman/hunter/cyclist the Outfitter. Both of these e-models feature the Bosch eDrive system and are available now.

The Q24 rolls on 24" wheels and features a 3x7 twist shift drivetrain and a Suntour fork with 50mm of travel.

The Q24 rolls on 24″ wheels and features a 3×7 twist shift drivetrain and a Suntour fork with 50mm of travel (click to enlarge).

Felt Q24 and Q20-S kid’s mountain bikes

Felt has a long history of supporting cycling for all ages. They have built kid sized road bikes and they have mountain bikes to match. They are designed to be capable off road rigs, with solid parts and an affordable price. The Q20-S rolls on 20″ wheels and features an aluminum frame. This bike has a Shimano Revo 7-speed twist shifter, Tektro V-brakes and a SR Suntour fork with 40mm of travel.

For bigger kids, the Q24 rolls on 24″ wheels and has an aluminum frame. The drivetrain here is a 3×7 twist shift system to give plenty of gear options for tackling more serious hills. The SR Suntour fork has 50mm of travel. The MSRP for the Q20-S is $369 and the MSRP for the Q24 is $429. Both are available now.

Check out more photos in the gallery below.

For more information visit www.feltbicycles.com.


About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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