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    New question here. What's the consensus on Fuji bikes??

    Hey, I'm now looking at the Fuji Adventure FS bikes. They look like a killer deal. I have heard good things from people who own Fujis, but was wondering what you guys thought. I'm trying to decide on a 5" or 6" travel bike/frame. I can get the Adventure Comp for $960, I'd be replacing the whole drive train with SRAM and a few other odds and ends (thomson seatpost and stem, saddle, handlebars, etc.), but overall it sounds like a good deal. What do ya think?

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    Our old 1SG rode one---it was years old but he could make the thing hum along.
    Although I know Fuji makes pretty nice road bikes, one does not hear too often of people mentioning MTB and Fuji in the same breath. But as they say it's more the operator than the machine.....

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    Looks like a horst link setup. And it also looks like your price is about half retail. I say go for it even if only just for the frame. I have friends who race fuji cx bikes and say they're wonderful. Their mtb's can't be bad even if they're not one of the 'big names'.

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    Don't know about the Fuji mtbs, but I have a Fuji Track and it is excellent value for the money and has a great feel to it.

    Fuji know a little about making bikes - they've been doing it since 1899
    "The man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest" Henry David Thoreau (obviously a single speeder)

    "...everytime you throw something away your load gets lighter..."

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    Yeah, I test rode one on my lunch break and it was incredibly plush. The nixon fork feels like a nice fluffy couch. I test rode the Adventure Comp and it comes with a Stratos X-Fusion O2 somethin er other rear shock, but the Adventure Hi comes with a 4-way swinger. I might just opt for the Comp, grab a 4-way swinger and put all my stuff on it and sell all the brand new stuff (stem, seatpost, pedals, saddle, handlebars, shifters, etc.) I'll let you know if/when I'm gonna do that, and then I'll put all the stuff on eBay, unless you guys want first dibs

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    My wife rides an '04 panic pro as her trail/XC bike but changed the fork to an XC PRO D-TA with adjustable travel (60mm-120mm). She replaced her Kona hardtail after breaking a rib and finds this to be more stable, climbs better, and finds that the 2.35 tires get her through the rocks and roots up here...she loves it

    http://www.fujibikes.com/road/bike.a...23&myArrayID=0

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    I have a 01' Fuji Thrill and works great. Nothing has broken on it. Hell even the tubes are still stock Somehow I get flats alot on the roadie but none on a MTB. Bike handles well and climbs very good. For the price, I couldn't ask anyhtink more from it. It's going ton get a make over this yr with a new fork. The stock is RST 85mm POS but works.

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    Thanks for the replies guys! I checked and found out I can get the Adventure Hi frameset with the 4-way swinger for right around $600!! Awesome deal I think. Once the old pay check comes, that where its off to. THanks for all the responses

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    I ride a fuji Thrill 2005
    And it is an awesome bike. The rims, front shock and frame are great and the best things about it. The disk brakes are good when adjusted right. Though I am an hard riding AM rider and have broken a few things on it. But nothing major

    The only thing that was not ďride home to LBSĒ able was when I broke the chain. Though it was a nice scooter for the time lol.

    So far awning it since February I have broke the peddles down to the spindles, the chain, and the rear cassette I bent the firs gear beyond repair.

    However all in all this bike and the other fujiís I have ridden are great bikes, they make great comfort/commute bikes.

    Iís so happy with my fuji thrill and get picked on by some of the bikers I ride with because itís a low end thing but on the trail it holds it own. Though people really like the looks of the bike too

    Sorry I know this is an old post but hay spread the word.

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    Fujis are great. I work at a shop that carries them, and am really impressed with the build spec on them. Just sold a guy a Professional roadie the other day. Full DuraAce for 1700. And the Team Issue MTB is nice. XT/XTR, Skareb Super/Platinum frankenfork, carbon stays, 1600. Great deals, great bikes.

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    Hi hardtails are better,

    I am a Spec biker and would like to use a Mt. Fuji frame as the basis for a lightweight XC racer. The seller of a 2007 Mt. Fuji is not able to provide me with much info about the frame. Your comments would be appreciated.

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    Love my '08 Fuji Outland RC build. MC3.3 shock and Reba Team U-turn (which I believe are both OEM parts) give it a plush ride. It climbs well even without locking out the suspension. My other bike is a 5" travel Motobecane Fantom. I like the Moto a lot, but if I find a Fuji Reveal frame at the right price..bye-bye Moto.
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