Fuji Bicycles Newest 3.0 Road Bike

3.6/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $690.00


Product Description

  • Bottom bracket: Sealed Cartridge Bearing ST
  • Pedals: Wellgo Road w/clips and straps
  • Cassette: SunRace CSR-638, 12-24T 8-speed
  • Tires: Kenda K-152, 700 X 25c
  • Headset: Ritchey LB 1 1/8"


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Giovanni Velasco

Date Reviewed: December 30, 2012

Strengths:    Good entry-level bike, quick/precise shifting, ability to adjust your stem.

Weaknesses:    Sora Components are not the best, tires get worn out easily, cross tops are not needed and add weight to the bar.

Bottom Line:   
This is my first official road bike. I have owned it for a little less than a year and have probably put close to 1,000 miles on it. I upgraded the pedals from standard pedals to the Shimano SPD Road pedal (good entry level pedal). I have really no problems with it except early on I had a tough time shifting to the big chainring when I was in the middle. A simple cable adjustment fixed that problem. If you really get into riding, I suggest upgrading the crank because it is heavy, but just a few months ago I began to notice that the crank got rusty in a few places. Overall, this is a great bike. I hope to be making some adjustments to it in the neat future. As one mechanic I talked to quoted,"A very appropriate bike to begin on." I recommend this bike for anyone!


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mario

Date Reviewed: September 1, 2012

Strengths:    Light, the gears are smooth and quick, the bike looks so nice I always want to ride!

Weaknesses:    I'm trying to lose weight and the seat is a racing seat, so it hurts my huge behind.

Bottom Line:   
I bought the absolute 3.0 for fitness purposes. I'm getting complements at work and I feel a lot better. The price was right for a hybrid performance bike and honestly I LOVE riding it. People normally complement me on it. I got it in white. I normally stick to the road and bike trails ( paved ) it performs great!


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by cdavis1911 a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 4, 2009

Strengths:    Good handling, Triple Chain ring. Good brakes.

Weaknesses:    Sora products are horrible. Tires worn quickly. Ajustable stem becomes loose after a few rides.

Bottom Line:   
I actually own a 2009 model. I added clipless pedals and a saddle bag. Although it's lighter than my previous ride ( a mountain bike from walmart) its still a bit heavy as far as road bikes are concerned. Not particularly fond of the extra brake handles on the handle bars. Good entry level bike for the money.

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Favorite Ride:   Around Stone Mountain Park

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   First road bike, but not the last.

Bike Setup:   Stock except for the Forte clipless pedals


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by lhsairplanes a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: April 20, 2009

Strengths:    Carbon Fork
Integrated Shift/Brake Lever
Triple Chainring
Good Handling


Weaknesses:    Cheap Wheels (rims), Sora Components, Uncomfortable Saddle

Bottom Line:   
After riding 200 miles, I find that the 23 lb frame is a BIT heavy, but the strenths I saw were good. Strengths and Weaknesses are listed below. Good value though. (FUJI bikes say the bike weighs 25lbs, but in reality, its 23 LBS, just like the more expensive FUJI NEWEST 2.0)

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Price Paid:    $446.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bike

Bike Setup:   I added clipless pedals, cyclocomputer, 2 water bottle cages and a saddlebag to the bike.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by P.K a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 19, 2008

Strengths:    Value for your money. Great for entry level rider not wanteing to break the bank.

Weaknesses:    The seat sucks!!

Bottom Line:   
Nice entry level road bike. I am using it with the goal of loosing weight, and if successful, I will reward myself with a higher level bike. Good handling bike with lower level but still quality compnents.

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Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Similar Products Used:   First road bike so nothing to compare to.




Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

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wheels upgrade from stock 2012 Fuji Newest 3.0

Hello would like to upgrade front wheel only. Would i significantly feel the different in terms of bike performance? Budget 250 and add 50 for a gator skin, so 300$ max. ThanksRead More »

Scattante w-330 or Fuji newest 3.0?

Hello! I am purchasing my own road bike for the first time. The one I have now has been a used one I've had for about a year, but it doesn't fit right. I went to Performance bike shop today and these two bikes are the ones that stood out to me in my price range ($500-600ish). I know that isn't a lot ... Read More »

2010 Fuji Newest 3.0

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Taking price out of the equation (or at least putting it veeeerry low on the list), which one would be better for an entry level bike? There are elements of both I like and can't decide.Read More »

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