Fuji Bicycles Roubaix SL Road Bike

4.9/5 (10 Reviews)
MSRP : $2500.00

Product Description

FRAMESET: A-6 Quaternary phase alloy, custom butted Power Diamond downtube, integrated headtube

FORK: FC-440 Fuji Carbon Monocoque, integrated 1 1/8" carbon steerer, 420g

DRIVETRAIN: FSA SLK Carbon Compact Road 36/50 chainrings, Shimano Ultegra derailleurs, shifters, cassette & chain

WHEELSET: New Alex (A-Class) ALX-440SL


SIZES: 49cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, 61cm

COLOR: Brushed Aluminum / Gloss Black

WEIGHT: 15.8 lbs / 7.17 kg. Also available as a frameset.

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ernest Tofani a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: December 7, 2010

Bottom Line:   
I am commenting about a 2006 Fuji Roubaix I bought for $100. A fellow raod racer had an accident with it during the Tour De Tucson and sold it to me afterwards. the bike was a good looking jewel in the rough. In a day, I changed the gearing of the Truvativ crank to 30/39/50,replaced the frayed rear derailuer cable,handlebar tape, adjusted the brakes, trued the rear wheel,gave it a bath, polish and wholaa! The bike has an interesting yellow and black paint scheme with the black paired spoke wheels. It's a road rocket. With its yellow jacket coloring, it reminds me of a hemi Dodge Superbee of the 60's. It's a fast bicycle too.

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Favorite Ride:   Scwinn Fastback Comp

Price Paid:    $735.00

Purchased At:   Amazon.com

Similar Products Used:   2007 Schwinn Fastback Comp, modified with a compact crank and a carbon fiber seatpost

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Coach George a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 25, 2010

Strengths:    Stiff Frame, very lightweight. Easy to ride at speed.

Weaknesses:    Bumpy on rough bridges. More comfortable and stable at 20 miles an hour than at 10.

Bottom Line:   
Very Very nice bike. Crazy light, loves to climb yet is stable on the downhills. Ultegra Comps shift easily. This bike loves to be ridden fast.

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Favorite Ride:   W&OD Trail

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Various Fuji and Trek bikes

Bike Setup:   Stock. Adding new tyres soon

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jcochran136 a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2009

Strengths:    Light

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Bike is super fast and light. I bought this from an friend and I love it.

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Price Paid:    $600.00

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Full Dura ace gruppo, easton ea90 slx fork, Selle Italia Flite gel saddle, Neuvation W\wheels

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nicolas a Commuter

Date Reviewed: September 16, 2009

Strengths:    stiff but not punishing

Weaknesses:    tires

Bottom Line:   
I was looking for light plush ride (roubaix, ccr, defy, synapse). Then, I found this 54c (I normally ride 56) at HTO (new old stock). It was seriously discounted so I test rode it a couple times and could not pass up the deal. I flipped the stem, added look keos, conti gatorskins. I now have a superlight (just barely over 16 lbs) ride. Very controllable and climbs easily. Like previous reviewers, I have had no problem whatsoever with road vibration fatique resulting from stiff alu frame(howevever, my rides have been 35 or less miles). Only downside has been tires as I found them to collect any and all shards of glass -- numerous flats in first month on both fr/rear tirs led me to change them out for 23c gatorskins (the increase in weight is minimal and no flats since). I also read somewhere that the stock Fuji saddle was crap -- I disagree. I like the design on the saddle and no problem with comfort/pain. Overall, after about 750 miles, I am very happy with it!

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Favorite Ride:   Planet X Kaffenback

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   Hudson Trail Outfitt

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Sequoia
Cannondale CX bikes
steel road bikes

Bike Setup:   stock (exc. gatorskin tires)

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

Date Reviewed: June 7, 2009

Strengths:    light weight and strong...little if an flex...ride is comfortable with CF fork and seat post...Ultegra is excellent...I challenge anyone to find more new bike for the money

Weaknesses:    I have found none

Bottom Line:   
I had been riding mid 80s steel Treks and a 2005 Specialized Roubaix, and decided to clean house and get something less expensive but still light and high quality. I saw the Roubaix SL on Ebay and thought it could be had for a reasonable price. I bought it still in the sealed box, perfect cond. and assembled it, tuned the derailers, oiled it, etc...and took it for a ride. I had read that the alum. frame was brutal, but I found no sign of that. Maybe the CF seat post and fork saved me, but I found the ride to be comparable in comfort to the Spec. Roubaix, which is, of course, designed to sit more upright and be very easy on the body over distances. The Fuji clearly has a more aggressive geometry, but I liked it right away. I have put about 400 miles on the bike and have no issues with it. It is very light and responsive. The Ultegra group is excellent. For the money, I can't imagine a better ride. It's time for Fuji to get their due respect in the market. This bike is wonderful and very well-built, backed by over a hundred years of bike building...can Trek, Spec. or most other brands say the same? I may buy a second bike just like it. I highly recommend this ride. As for the seat and wheels...I have no issues with them, either. I read so much whining about seats and wheels, but they are excellent and very light.

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Favorite Ride:   Her name is Linda

Price Paid:    $725.00

Purchased At:   Ebay, brand new in b

Bike Setup:   stock..see bikepedia

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