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    Does anyone ride a Big Horn?

    Looking for a bike for my son of the 27.5+ and the 1.7 popped in my radar because of the relatively low cost and decent geometry. Can anyone offer a short review?
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    So I started with a 2017 Fuji Beartooth and managed to break the drive side seat stay within 5 months. Long story later, they warrantied my frame with a 2016 Bighorn. Got 4 months out of it, same break same place, seat stay driver side right behind the attachment bolt. Tomorrow they are shipping me a 2018 Bighorn frame. While I'm no engineer, the 2018 frame design looks a lot stronger than all previous generations. The seat stay is now more inline with the top tube and there's a extra brace from the top tube to the seat post. I really like how these bikes ride..... I had the Bighorn down to 27.4 lbs. Hoping third time is the charm.

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    I have the 1st Gen beartooth which is similar to the 1.7. I have had it for over a year and ride it fairly hard with no issues. The make good bikes at a good price. The frame is worthy of upgrades and fun to ride in backcountry as well as on local trails.

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    Does anyone ride a Big Horn?-img_5721.jpgDoes anyone ride a Big Horn?-img_4640.jpg

    Unfortunately this has been my experience this far. Will update how #3 goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbrazinski View Post

    Unfortunately this has been my experience this far. Will update how #3 goes.

    at least it sounds like they've been good with warranty...

    Looking at those pictures, the cracks formed at the end of the weld, like they usually do, which is exactly opposite the rack mount, which looks like just a hole and a riv-nut. So you have a stress riser in the same spot as a hole... not too surprising it cracked there.

    Crossing my fingers on the 2018 I just got. It doesn't have rack mounts, nor that webbing which I think caused your cracks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbrazinski View Post
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    Unfortunately this has been my experience this far. Will update how #3 goes.
    I'm interested in the bike, and I'm wondering how your third frame has held up?

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