Fuji Bicycles Team Road Bike

4.35/5 (31 Reviews)
MSRP : $1999.00

Product Description

Frame Material: X-Fusion Quaternary Aluminum/carbon stays
Frame Angles: 73.5 head, 73.0 seat
Sizes: 49cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, 61cm, 64cm
Colors: Gray
Fork: Fuji Full Carbon
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: Shimano Ultegra STI Dual Control
Handlebar: Ritchey Pro 31.8
Stem: Ritchey Pro 31.8
Headset: 1 1/8" integrated
Front Der: Shimano Ultegra, bottom-pull/clamp-on 31.8mm
Crankset: FSA Gossamer, 39/53 teeth
Rear Der: Shimano Ultegra SS
Pedals: Not included
Tires: 700 x 23c Vittoria Rubino

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Rob

Date Reviewed: November 12, 2012

Strengths:    Weight, lack of harshness, dependable components, price.

Weaknesses:    Cost-saving on the saddle, stem, and wheelset added some weight.

Bottom Line:   
Found a 2003 Team (Pro Series) with the aluminum frame, all-carbon fork, and aluminum/carbon stays. It has been upgraded to Shimano 6700 crankset and Dura Ace C24 tires, and a shorter, lighter stem, the saddle was swapped for a Race Light from a Madone. Tires are now Vredestien TriComps.

With the lighter components, stiffer crankset, and holy cow wheelset, the bike rides like many costing double the MSRP, maybe even triple. It's a better lightweight than my Kestrel 200SCi, more responsive then the Kestrel RT-700 I just sold, and much more agile than my pair of Ironman bikes or my Cinelli. After my Cinelli, my best bike.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tracy

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2012

Strengths:    Dependable smooth ride for hours of riding

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
After spending a week in France on a 2012 Trek Madone, I can now honestly say I made a great choice when I bought my 2009 Fuji Team! I didn't find any difference in the two bikes (even though the trek was 3 years newer). The ride was the same and the fuji was a substantial $$ savings. It had been 20 years since I bought my last road bike so I didn't have much to compare it to on my parking lot test drive, but I loved it the moment I tried it and have always thought I got a great deal for such a nice bike. Now I'm sure I did. I highly recommend this bike, you will save at least a grand for the same great bike!

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by jarrod gerhardt a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: August 22, 2011

Strengths:    Nice components without requiring alot of "upgrades" to make it a more comfortable/faster ride. Reasonably priced (if it had held together).

Weaknesses:    Cracked frame during race. Wasn't riding too hard, being neglectful, just a poorly built composite. Need I say more?

Bottom Line:   
I loved this bike, right up until the moment the carbon composite frame cracked 10 miles from the end of a 200 mile road race (the Seattle to Portland Group Health Ride)this July. Fixing the frame is ridiculously expensive, so Im shopping for another bike (this time not a Fuji). I had ridden it in a few shorter races earlier this summer, but otherwise have confined myself to weekend rides (ranging from 20-50 miles, so it is not as if the bike was getting ridden too hard or abused. It was a comfortable ride that I could feel good about racing without breaking the bank. I bought it to replace another older Fuji that I now use a as a stationary bike and hasn't cracked yet. Unlike alot of other reviewers here I didn't replace or upgrade any parts- saddle, breaks, seat post, etc. are all what came with the bike. Im a recreational cyclist, not a professional, so when I pay $1900 for a bike I expect the components to be good to go and to last more than a few years. We bought my wife a Fuji crossover earlier in the Spring of this year for her commute to work and now I wish we had looked around for another brand. The folks at Performance Bike where I bought all 3 of our Fuji bikes were sympathetic to the cracked frame but ultimately it wasn't their fault or problem. I've never had a bike frame completely snap in the middle of a ride before, and the bike was relatively new. Anyway, lesson learned.

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

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2011

Strengths:    Full carbon frame and fork provides a comfy ride. 105/ultegra components are responsive and reliable. It's light weight enough that at this point the only thing that can improve my ride speeds is if I improve the engine--me.

Weaknesses:    Stock wheel set is heavy, stock seat is a throwaway, seat post is aluminum.

Bottom Line:   
I love my Team Fuji, not only is it pretty light but it has solid, reliable components, and provides a smooth ride. I ride every weekend long distances on it and enjoy the contrast between it and my heavier weekly commuter bike. The Fuji is definitely a dependable ride, and it's perfect for the recreational rider.

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Favorite Ride:   Anytime the wind isn't blowing

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   Craigslist

Similar Products Used:   Scattante R660
Fuji Cross Comp
Giant OCR 2

Bike Setup:   Replaced saddle with Brooks, added in carbon seatpost, swapped wheel set out and upgraded Crane Creek brakes to Ultegra.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by cbeyer a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: April 12, 2010

Strengths:    It's a great looking bike.
For what I paid it was a great deal

Weaknesses:    The stock shimano wheelset is pretty bad.

Bottom Line:   
This is actually a 2009 model. I bought it a few mouths ago on sale before the 2010 came out. I took a break from cycling for a few years and I'm just getting back into it. I've heard mixed things about Fuji bikes, but for the price it was hard to pass up. It's a solid bike, nothing mind blowing. I've owned other carbon bikes that felt quicker, but I blame a lot of that to the stock wheelset on the bike. All in all though, everything on this bike pretty solid. It's nothing brilliant, but it definitely isn't lacking anything, and once you get a good wheelset on it your set.

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Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Trek 5.2 SL Modonne, Scott SL

Bike Setup:   Mavic wheelset, look pedals

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