Felt F65 Road Bike

4.44/5 (18 Reviews)
MSRP : $1699.00

Product Description

  • Color: Brushed Alloy Silver
  • Felt 7005 Superlite custom double-butted aluminum frame with carbon fiber wishbone seat stays
  • Internally relieved integrated head tube, machined bottom bracket, forged dropouts with replaceable hanger and internal brake cable routing
  • Felt carbon fiber fork
  • Shimano 550 wheelset
  • Vittoria Action HSD folding tires
  • Felt carbon micro-adjust seatpost
  • Felt 6061 oversized handlebar with ergonomic drop
  • Felt ST 3D-forged stem
  • Felt Race-lite saddle with carbon injected base
  • Shimano Ultegra 20-speed shifters and derailleur
  • FSA OMEGA, 2-piece carbon compact crankset with external BB and 7075/T6 CNC alloy 50/34T machined chainrings

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    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Ryo Y

    Date Reviewed: December 22, 2014

    Strengths:    solid frame, and smooth shifting. corked handle wraps are a nice touch and the seats are pretty comfortable for a road bike.

    Weaknesses:    cheaper set of disc brakes are used for this bike, will need to thoroughly adjust and tune for the first 50-100 miles.

    Bottom Line:   
    I went from brake pads to disc brakes. required some adjustments as the disc brakes are a lot more sensitive. look for deals, i was able to get my bike for around 1,100 dollars at a major sporting good store.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Scott

    Date Reviewed: September 10, 2012

    Strengths:    Ultegra components, excellent frame, FSA cranks

    Weaknesses:    Stock pedals

    Bottom Line:   
    I bought this bike new in 2004 and have ridden it thousands of miles since. The only real complaint is the stock pedals looked like they took Shimano cleats but the Shimano cleats that worked with all my other pedals didn't work with these. So had to replace the pedals right away.

    After 8 years and no telling how many thousands of miles the rear hub on the A220 wheels gave out. Up tell then I had never had any problem out of them and they had never needed to be trued. So while the A220s are not top of the line I can't complain about them.

    Aside from the parts that normally wear and need replacing, bar tape, chain, cassette, cables, and now the wheels, everything is still original and working.

    For the price I don't think you could find a better bike.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Peter White a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: September 8, 2012

    Strengths:    Ultegra drivetrain,Mavic ksyrium wheels & weight!

    Weaknesses:    Yellow handlebar tape

    Bottom Line:   
    This is my first time spending a substantial amount of cash on a bike and it's been worth it! Only changed the tyres to Continental Grand Prix 4 Season as I have used these before. I have cycled the Etape du Tour, Etape Caledonia, a couple of Vueltas in Ibiza and from Mizen to Malin Head (length of Ireland) on it and it's never let me down. Pound for pound its a superb bike for the price.

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    Price Paid:    $1200.00

    Purchased At:   Eurocycles Dublin

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Nathan a Triathlete

    Date Reviewed: October 12, 2009

    Strengths:    Weight
    Components - Ultegra set up
    Good lookin bike

    Weaknesses:    Seat is just painful - it really does suck
    Getting the bike set up, adjusting the seat and stem have helped me
    Shimano rims are not the greatest

    Bottom Line:   
    This has been a wonderful bike for a beginner like myself. It has wonderful components, rigid frame, amazing stability and overall a great bike. It takes a little while to get used to the agressive set up, but once you dial it in, this bike rocks!

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    Favorite Ride:   Loop out Sholls Ferry Rd - Hillsboro Oregon

    Price Paid:    $1200.00

    Purchased At:   Ebay dealer

    Similar Products Used:   Specialized Allez, Scattante R660

    Bike Setup:   Pretty much stock - got a new seat - and a shorter stem - shimano pedals - and titanium water bottle holders

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jack Galusha a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: September 1, 2009

    Strengths:    light, smooth, quick, sits low, very comfortable. Ultegra set up. Quite. I do like the stock brakes.

    Weaknesses:    A-class ALX 220 wheels were junk, didn't last but 2,000 miles. Worst wheels I have ever seen.

    Bottom Line:   
    Very good bike for the money. I looked at a lot of bikes and the Felt 65 was easily the best value. Good Ultegra package. Nice geometry- sits low, long top tube which great for a 6'3 rider like me. Excellent handling, quick.

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    Price Paid:    $1500.00

    Bike Setup:   Ultegra, Sella Italia saddle, Mavic wheels

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