Fuji Bicycles Newest Road Bike

4.73/5 (11 Reviews)
MSRP : $899.99

Product Description

Frame Material: Altair 2 7000 Series Aluminum
Frame Angles: 73.5 head, 73.0 seat
Sizes: 49cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, 61cm, 64cm
Colors: Red/White
Fork: Fuji Carbon
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: Shimano Tiagra STI Dual Control
Handlebar: aluminum drop bar
Stem: Ritchey 6061
Headset: 1" threadless FSA Roller Bearing Threadless
Front Der: Shimano Tiagra Triple, bottom-pull/clamp-on 31.8mm
Crankset: TruVativ Elita, 30/42/52 teeth
Rear Der: Shimano Tiagra GS
Pedals: Wellgo WPD-R3 clipless
Tires: 700 x 23c Continental Sport 1000

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Don a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 14, 2008

Strengths:    Light, responsive, fast.. for me at least. I have yet to change any parts because it's been so long since I had a road bike I think it's awesome.

Weaknesses:    Not much in the bike that I know of.. makes my hands hurt from the different riding position, I've been riding mtb's for 15 years. Also, being a Clydesdale, I popped a tire the third time I rode.. pinch flat I think. I have added Mr Tuffy's and slime tubes, we'll see how that helps.

Bottom Line:   
The second day I owned it I rode it to work and back.. round trip 18 miles. I'm what's referred to as a Clydesdale, over 200 pounds. I have been riding my Trek mtb but decided to take the new one to work. It's a slight uphill to work, downhill from.. And the ride in, uphill, took me 10 minutes less than the ride home usually does. The bike was comparatively very fast, of course. I love it so far. Looking forward to long tours.

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Favorite Ride:   Bosque bike path, Albuquerque NM

Price Paid:    $545.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   haven't owned or used a road bike since 1993

Bike Setup:   all stock.. Shimano Sora derailleurs, basic saddle (I may change that.. back problems)tektro brakes

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Adam a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2007

Strengths:    Easy to ride, not that expensive, looks good, not to heavy, tracks well with new stem, rides better with new fork, easy to get over 20mph on the flats

Weaknesses:    Aluminum fork and seatpost makes the ride harsh, the saddle could be better designed for larger riders, brakes shouldn't be this weak

Bottom Line:   
I've test ridden a Scott S50, Masi Alare and Specialized Allez Comp Triple, and I must say, each bike is great. But the Fuji that I bought felt just about as good as many of these substantially more expensive rivals and came similarly equipped. Since the 3 weeks I have owned this bike, I've done a little over 200 miles. The overall feel for the bike was good despite not being fitted to the T. The aluminum fork and seat post transmit ALOT of vibration up to the rider, making for a slightly uncomfortable ride, especially on cracked, uneven, or just plain bad roads. I upgraded the fork to a Look HSC Carbon unit and the ride has improved quite a bit. The stock Kenda tires are holding up well, and I the shifters are doing their job very well. I actually like the Sora shifters over the Tiagra style shifters, since I'm not in the hoods often, but it would be nice to get a couple more gears out back to smooth the transitions between the taller gears. I must concur with the seat though. The stock Fuji Velo seat isn't to comfortable for rides greater than 30 miles, but then again, it could just be my feel for it.

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Favorite Ride:   KC to Buckner (30 miles round trip)

Price Paid:    $668.00

Purchased At:   Bicycle Shack, KCMO

Similar Products Used:   Scott Speedster S50
Masi Alare
Specialized Allez

Bike Setup:   changed adjustable stem to fixed stem
upgraded stock fork to Look HSC Carbon fork
upgraded pedals to Shimano SPD-520 clipless pedals
CatEye strada cyclocomputer

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gil a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 17, 2007

Strengths:    comortable, fast,

Weaknesses:    relatively heavy

Bottom Line:   
I did already 1400 mile on the bike, they work great, very fast, very comfortable to ride them.

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Favorite Ride:   Ithaca

Price Paid:    $525.00

Purchased At:   Glenn Swan

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Indyxc a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 1, 2007

Strengths:    -Price
-Shifting is fine if planned
-Brakes work well
-Carbon front fork
-Relatively light
-Relatively fast

Weaknesses:    Only negative I can think of is the stock seat/frame rails squeak like crazy when you flex the seat.

Bottom Line:   
2004 Model: After many years of MTB, I picked the Newest up to start road cycling, and am extremely pleased. For the price this thing is an extreme value. Tiagra shifters seem to do fine as long as there is no heavy load on front rings, brakes world well, fast out of the box. Overall a great bike for the recreational rider.

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Favorite Ride:   Local

Price Paid:    $380.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Allez, Trek 1000.

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Aaron Berger a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 18, 2006

Strengths:    The tires seem to provide me with excellent traction on the climbs and good cornering in the turns. The drivetrain shifts smoothly and gives you a wide range of gearing choices. The braking, while less responsive compared to a mountain bike, works good. Overall, a very comfortable and smooth ride!

Weaknesses:    I haven't found one yet??

Bottom Line:   
I have rode mountain bike since I was 12, but never anything else. I decided to purchase a road bike to help me train more torward mountain bike racing. I didn't want to spend a lot of money, but I was suprised with what I got for my small investment. The Newest is an excellent buy for a beginner or recreational road biker.

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Favorite Ride:   Anything with climbs and low traffic volumes

Price Paid:    $530.00

Purchased At:   Spokes Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   This is my first road bike.

Bike Setup:   Its completely stock.

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