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new Fuji SL 10.91 lbs bike

Old 08-20-15, 03:30 PM
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new Fuji SL 10.91 lbs bike

Figured I would post this for all the Fuji haters around here. You can now get a 10.91 lb complete bike

How light?! 4.96kg Fuji SL unleashed ahead of Vuelta a España - Cycling Weekly
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Old 08-20-15, 03:31 PM
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Are there any Fuji haters in here, Alias aside?
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Old 08-20-15, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by PepeM View Post
Are there any Fuji haters in here, Alias aside?
Well, I'm mainly thinking of him haha.
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Old 08-20-15, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by PepeM View Post
Are there any Fuji haters in here, Alias aside?
Who is Alias?? You mean the banned one? Gone. Buh-bye.
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Old 08-20-15, 03:39 PM
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Well, never the less this looks like an impressive and nice looking frame
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I watched the launch video and got a little homesick for the Tetons.
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Old 08-20-15, 03:46 PM
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Given there was a very low 600g frame made for sale in 2006, this doesn't really surprise me. I like the other components though
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Old 08-20-15, 03:46 PM
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It does look sweet.
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Old 08-20-15, 07:44 PM
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Nothing yet for the american market?
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Old 08-21-15, 05:08 PM
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It looks great but I like this more.

Merida launch new Scultura range - the new lightest production bike in the world? | road.cc
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Old 08-21-15, 05:57 PM
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pretty slick...I like the Transonic better, though.
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Do you think it would add much weight to it if they made it easier on the Eyes?
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I'll take an XXL please.
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I wonder if making the frames light or "thinner" drops on overall strength much. Seems like most carbon bikes have bigger hollow tubes to add strength, but those bikes are just the opposite to drop weight.
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Originally Posted by stlcowboyfan View Post
pretty slick...I like the Transonic better, though.
I like the look of the Transonic better too. I think the look of AERO frames just appeal to me. I'm not in the market for one, but they are nice to look at. The Transonic, Cervelo S series, Specialized Venge and Giant Propel are all just lookers to me.

That said, the bike posted above is nice looking and you don't have to be a weight weenie to be impressed by a 10 lb bike.
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Originally Posted by seymour1910 View Post
I like the look of the Transonic better too. I think the look of AERO frames just appeal to me. I'm not in the market for one, but they are nice to look at. The Transonic, Cervelo S series, Specialized Venge and Giant Propel are all just lookers to me.

That said, the bike posted above is nice looking and you don't have to be a weight weenie to be impressed by a 10 lb bike.
same here...I'm REALLY into aero bikes. I LOVE all those you listed...and throw Scott Foil and BMC Time Machine into that pile, as well. I told my wife the other day that I'm already checking out my next bike...even though I've only had this Fuji for less than 6 months, lol. My goal is to eventually have the SST, an aero frame bike and a gravel bike. We'll see how that goes.
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Very nice.

And the macho voice-over on top of a couple of guys riding bikes cracks me up.
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Following the links, it looks like Trek is slightly lighter with 10.25 lbs (4.5 or 4.6 kilos).
Trek launches new Émonda lightweight bike range - Cycling Weekly

So, the question is how long the racing authorities will be playing a game of allowing super-light bikes weighted down with lead.

Isn't part of the point of the 15 pound standard to encourage durability over crazy weight savings.

Nonetheless... perhaps once they start breaking the 10 lb threshold, it will be time for an upgrade
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Meh, I still think the SST is my favorite looking Fuji frame, and I'm a pretty big fan of my Altamira. This one doesn't do it for me on looks although I'm sure it's a fantastic performing bike.
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Old 08-22-15, 06:25 AM
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Nice.
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
Following the links, it looks like Trek is slightly lighter with 10.25 lbs (4.5 or 4.6 kilos).
Trek launches new Émonda lightweight bike range - Cycling Weekly

So, the question is how long the racing authorities will be playing a game of allowing super-light bikes weighted down with lead.

Isn't part of the point of the 15 pound standard to encourage durability over crazy weight savings.

Nonetheless... perhaps once they start breaking the 10 lb threshold, it will be time for an upgrade
There are so many bikes that are easily under that weight limit that are just as durable as your 6.8 kg weight limit bikes. Just the UCI holding back. I've been riding bikes that come in between 11-13 lbs the past 5 years or so and I've never had one explode. A few parts I tried didn't last very long, but no catastrophic failures, none that even ended a ride prematurely. After a while you find the sweet spot-- my current setup has the bike right around 12 lbs (I think it's either at or slightly under) w/ clinchers and between 11.5-12 lbs w/ tubulars.

The fuji should be much cheaper than the trek and I'm pretty sure fuji doesn't pull the "you didn't use our components (ie- bontrager stem/bars) so the warranty if void" crap that trek likes to do.
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