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Old 06-05-2012, 01:38 PM   #1636
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'09 Tracer VP, personalized

Love the Chromag stuff. Good Whistler crew.

Nice rig!!
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Old 06-05-2012, 02:13 PM   #1637
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Love the Chromag stuff. Good Whistler crew.

Nice rig!!
I used to be the Ontario/Atlantic rep for NRG....good guys

Sakurama, I dig the whitewalls
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Old 06-05-2012, 04:20 PM   #1638
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Here's the new whip I just built for my 10 year old:


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Santa Cruz Superlight in size small. 1x9 X0 drivetrain, grip shift. Avid Juicy Ultimate brakes. Profile 155mm cranks, eggbeater pedals. Crank Brothers Cobalt wheels, Kenda SB8's setup tubeless. Fox fork. He's gotta grow a couple more inches before I can put a dropper seat post on it for him, unfortunately. The frame and fork are new, but most everything else is leftover stuff from my 26" days (most of what I ride is 29er now).


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Old 06-06-2012, 03:00 PM   #1639
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I too like Chromag

My new Stumpy FSR 29R Expert EVO. Had it a little over a month. Started our relationship with a 3 week road trip to Moab, Fruita, Thunder Mtn trail near Bryce, and a short stay in Bend. Now back to the mud and steep technical trails of North Van.





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Old 06-06-2012, 07:37 PM   #1640
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My new toy, a Felt Q520. So far so good. Just need to put new pedals on it.


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Old 06-07-2012, 03:02 AM   #1641
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No bike at the moment......But does anyone have opinions on Fuji's Mtn. bikes?
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Old 06-07-2012, 05:52 AM   #1642
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No bike at the moment......But does anyone have opinions on Fuji's Mtn. bikes?
Fuji builds lots of people's biks. Very underrated as a company.

Them and Jamis both

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Old 06-07-2012, 06:08 AM   #1643
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No bike at the moment......But does anyone have opinions on Fuji's Mtn. bikes?
I wouldn't buy a full suspension bike from them, but if you're buying a hardtail then a MTB is more about components than the frame anyway (assuming you get something that fits you fine). At least at the entry level. If you can't get consistent shifting or your front fork rusts shut in a month, well, you're not going to enjoy riding your bike very much. And since Fuji branded bikes are on the low end, you'll want to spend on the upper end of their range to get something decent.


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Old 06-07-2012, 09:48 AM   #1644
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I have a few bikes and one of them is a Fuji professional 3.0 It is a carbon fibre road bike with a mix of tiagra and 105. It is my favorite bike. Dont really know what that says about the company as a whole but i would buy from them if they had what I was looking for. I heard some where that most bikes were made by Giant and just rebadged anyway. Is there any truth to that?
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:13 AM   #1645
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I have a few bikes and one of them is a Fuji professional 3.0 It is a carbon fibre road bike with a mix of tiagra and 105. It is my favorite bike. Dont really know what that says about the company as a whole but i would buy from them if they had what I was looking for. I heard some where that most bikes were made by Giant and just rebadged anyway. Is there any truth to that?
There's about half a dozen big companies in China that make pretty much everyone's frames. Fuji is one. Giant is a competitor.

There was an article on it on ?cyclingnews? ?bike radar? explaining the whole thing

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Old 06-08-2012, 09:22 AM   #1646
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There's about half a dozen big companies in China that make pretty much everyone's frames. Fuji is one. Giant is a competitor.

There was an article on it on ?cyclingnews? ?bike radar? explaining the whole thing

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Old 06-08-2012, 09:33 AM   #1647
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Fuji is over 100 years old. Japanese Company... And yea they outsouce the frame build to be competitive on price.... A very good value bike. I like mine.

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Old 06-08-2012, 09:54 AM   #1648
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There's about half a dozen big companies in China that make pretty much everyone's frames. Fuji is one. Giant is a competitor.

There was an article on it on ?cyclingnews? ?bike radar? explaining the whole thing

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Old 06-08-2012, 10:09 AM   #1649
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yea that's nice....
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Old 06-08-2012, 10:24 AM   #1650
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yea that's nice....

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