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Old 04-29-12, 11:10 AM
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Suck fuji bike .......


SUCK FUJI
ride in the rain , one month past ....
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Old 04-29-12, 11:16 AM
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So what has Fuji to do with this? the part that has corroded is a Shimano BB86 Bottom Bracket from the photo, shouldn't your criticism be with them, or the user for not keeping that area of the bike clean / lubed after riding in the wet?
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Old 04-29-12, 11:18 AM
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Don't know what model you have,
but I ride my 2009 Fuji Newest 1.0
a lot in the rain, no problems.

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Old 04-29-12, 11:22 AM
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I ride in the rain a lot and even have one bike dedicated to bad weather and have never had anything like that happen. Then again, I dry the bike after I get home. From the looks of your pictures, you rode through 2' of water and then did no cleanup afterward. As noted, Fuji had nothing to do with it and I'm not sure Shimano is at fault either.
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Old 04-29-12, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
Don't know what model you have,
but I ride my 2009 Fuji Newest 1.0
a lot in the rain, no problems.
Hi, I come from Taiwan ! The frame model is Altamira for Di2

Because BOTTOM BRACKET doesn't drill , so ride in the rain , water through SEAT POST and CHAIN STAY to BB .
BB accumulation of stagnant water ....

SUCK DESIGN!


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Old 04-29-12, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by HillRider View Post
I ride in the rain a lot and even have one bike dedicated to bad weather and have never had anything like that happen. Then again, I dry the bike after I get home. From the looks of your pictures, you rode through 2' of water and then did no cleanup afterward. As noted, Fuji had nothing to do with it and I'm not sure Shimano is at fault either.

It was FUJI poor design !

If you ride in the rain , even it was a drizzling rain .... the water will past through seat post ... to BB , and accumulation ....

Taiwan FUJI company give me funny report ,

" ITS ALL YOUR FAULT !!! THIS FRAME DO NOT RIDE IN THE RAIN "
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Old 04-29-12, 11:57 AM
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I don't have any advice to offer, but I have to say, this is my fave thread in years, and Boyoungirl has made a tremendous debut here!!

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this has been my experience with press in style bbs. limited service life. they also need drain holes in the sleeve as well as the frame.
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Old 04-29-12, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by reptilezs View Post
this has been my experience with press in style bbs. limited service life. they also need drain holes in the sleeve as well as the frame.
Taiwan FUJI customer service said to me :

when you ride in the wet situation , you must be dismantle crank set every time


​is it a funny joke ???
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Old 04-29-12, 12:20 PM
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That is pretty funny

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Old 04-29-12, 12:23 PM
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Man that's a lot of pitting from just one wet ride.

If they really said not to ride the bike in the rain then I'd tend to agree the suck is great with them.
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Suck I not! Nutn worse than a wet Fuji...
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I agree with the OP about the deficiency of a lack of weep hole in the bottom bracket. Back when I was Campagnolo's east coast service tech, I saw decent numbers of bottom brackets corroded from the inside out, and submitted for warranty. I'd point out to the nature of the damage and decline to warranty the BB referring the owners back to who made the frame. I even published articles in the trade press about the importance of weep holes, and didn't make too many friends in the process, since the majority of high end and custom frames didn't have them.

Fuji is not alone in this lack of a BB weep hole, and since, not having them seems to be standard industry practice it doesn't make sense to single them out. I suggest that the OP drill his own and move on. He should address the problem at the source by reducing water entry at the seat tube. I do this by making the post has an even coating of grease inside the frame. I also apply a bead of stiff water pump grease in the seat tube slot, and around the top of the tube where the post emerges to form a water proof fillet. On my good road bike who's seat post is never moved, I use silicone bathtub caulk to make a permanent seal there. (and there's still a weep hole in all my frames as plan B).
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When I got my Pinarello a PO had sealed off the BB holes with something or other that I had to cut and scrape out.
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Where'd the water get in? After the wet ride, park the bike with that location down and let it drain.
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When I got my Pinarello a PO had sealed off the BB holes with something or other that I had to cut and scrape out.
What's a PO?
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What's a PO?
Previous Owner
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What's a PO?
previous owner?
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I hate it when my parole officer messes around with my bikes!
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Just replace the bearings, and don't leave your bike in the rain.
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I agree with FB about the necessity of a weephole in the BB area. It would have saved a lot of grief. This is why it is sometimes good that bike designers be riders as well, and not just engineers/geeks.
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Originally Posted by alexaschwanden View Post
Just replace the bearings, and don't leave your bike in the rain.

the bike design not ride in rain ,,, so should I buy another " Sunny " bike
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
Fuji is not alone in this lack of a BB weep hole,
yep , this bike frame have not BB weep hole!!!

But Taiwan FUJI company did not make an apology for poor design

He just said " DO NOT RIDE IN THE WAIN "

SUCK!
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