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jobuddha 10-14-08 05:32 PM

craigslist find - will it hold a clyde?
 
Ok, found a FUJI Team 2007 on craigslist for less than what I would pay for an entry level (my first) road bike. Will be taking a test ride this weekend but I would like to know if anyone has any experience with them and if the CF frame will support my 275# (slowly dropping). Seems like a good deal for a decent bike. Asking price is 750 - may be able to go lower....

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FUJI TEAM 2007

Turbocruiser13 10-14-08 05:42 PM

My dad rides a full carbon ParkPre road bike @ 280+lbs...he's got just over 2500 miles on it. I'd say you'd be alright. That's a very nice bike at a very nice price...if you can get him to go lower that's always a plus. I'd jump on that deal bud

txvintage 10-14-08 10:36 PM

I wouldn't worry about the frame or forks at all. The wheels might need some consideration, but at that price it's a great deal.

Bone Head 10-15-08 03:32 AM

I'm 240# & ride a CF frame....No problems to date. If the bike fits then it's a good deal. Wheels could be an issue - make sure to retension the spokes.

Turbocruiser13 10-15-08 03:35 AM

Good call on the spokes. Just start saving your pennies now, once you start popping spokes you can upgrade your wheels but until then just ride till they fall apart :)


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