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  1. #1
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    Fuji 25th Anniversary...junker or collectible??

    Still have my 1995 Discovery SX 25th Anniversary bike....I put some miles on it, mostly the first few years I had it and then got interested in road bikes. Now want to go back to my trails, too. Bike is in near mint condition. I haven't been able to find any reviews or documentation on this model. Are there many of these out there and is it worth keeping, i.e. collectible? I'd really appreciate some info, opinions and advice. Here are the specs on the bike. Is it still a viable ride?? THANKS!!!

    Weight 27.5

    Frame Construction:Ritchey; TIG-welded steel
    Frame Tubing Material: True Temper AVR, double butted
    Fork Brand & Model: Manitou Comp
    Fork Material: Aluminum, triple-clamp crown

    Component Group Shimano STX-RC
    Brakeset Tektro 866A brakes, Tektro 366A levers
    Shift Levers Grip Shift SRT-600
    Front Derailleur Shimano STX-RC, top-pull/clamp-on 28.6 mm
    Rear Derailleur Shimano STX-RC
    Crankset Sugino Impel 350, 20/32/42 teeth
    Pedals Fasten LXT w/clips and straps
    Bottom Bracket
    BB Shell Width
    Rear Cogs 8-speed, 11 - 28 teeth
    Chain Shimano CN-HG70, 1/2 x 3/32"
    Seatpost Polygon PM-202, 26.8 mm diameter
    Saddle Fuji Duraflex
    Handlebar Fuji Feather
    Handlebar Extensions Tranz X
    Handlebar Stem J/D Tranz-X
    Headset 1" Dia-Compe Kontak Aheadset ST

    Hubs Sovos sealed mechanism
    Rims Mavic 236, 32-hole
    Tires Front: 26 x 2.10" Maxxis Viper, Rear: 26 x 2.10" Maxxis Cobra
    Spoke Brand Stainless steel, 2.0 mm straight gauge
    Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
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    I don't think it's going to be immensely valuable. Most people who are into vintage bikes want something really unique. A vintage Fuji is just not as valuable as a vintage Colnago, Masi, Ciocc, etc.

    It would make a really nice grocery getter. You could probably sell it for a few hundred to a college kid.

    The quality of mountain bikes has increased so much since you got that bike. For $400-500 you can get bikes with nicer shocks and disc brakes. They'll probably be a little bit heavier, but will ride a lot nicer.

    Trails have changed a lot too. The kind of trail your bike was designed for may be hard to find, depending on where you live. Where do you live?

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