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Old 07-30-10, 01:21 AM   #1
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Fuji Absolute 4.2 tandem

Hi guys,

In Oz, tandems seem to be slim pickings, so I would appreciate your educated thoughts on this Fuji.

I know it's entry level, from Taiwan and not expensive, but I've got the components to upgrade it to 105/Ultegra and road drops.

Is the carbon fibre fork with Vbrakes up to the mark?
Are the Fuji branded hubs any good?
Is the frame any good?

As a mature age student with part time employment I can't afford a high spec tandem right now, but would this one be , with my mods, up to some serious riding?

Thanks

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Did you get the Fuji, and if so, how does it fare? Can you post any pictures?

We are looking at similar, to complement the T200.


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Stevegor

Did you get the Fuji, and if so, how does it fare? Can you post any pictures?

We are looking at similar, to complement the T200.

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My wife and I rode a Fuji Absolute 4.2 back in May of 2012. We were not very impressed. You can read about our ride Here.

We decided to keep looking and eventually found a 1999 Cannondale that we like a lot.
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