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GURU Bikes??

Old 07-15-23, 09:08 AM
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GURU Bikes??

Hey All. I came across a really nice looking frameset from company called "Guru". Never heard of them before, but my research revealed that it's a Canadian company and that it's pretty reputable. So, I'm checking out an all carbon "Flite" model, about 7 years old. Looks to be in good shape. Can anyone tell me some specifics about this frame? For my purposes, I don't do much climbing. I live in a flat desert area. This morning I had a spring againt a roadrunner. I beat him!

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Old 07-15-23, 09:13 AM
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Unless they've been reborn, they went out of business several years ago. They were good bikes.
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Yeah, most of the Guru tooling and stuff was purchased and used to make Allied Cycles in Arkansas, and several of the actual people behind Guru went on to start T-Lab in Montreal, focusing on titanium frames.
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Thanks. Any info about their carbon Flite model? Fast, stiff, ecttt?

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I'm sure it's as fast and stiff as any other carbon bike of that era. The Flite used to be an alloy model but the recent renditions were all-carbon. The Flite is not as light as the Photon but it still looks to be a nice bike. Still plenty light at <17lbs for a build. It's designed to be an all-rounder that still can be raced. I don't have personal experience with the Flite but I love my Guru Photon. Here's a Guru catalogue from 2015.

As mentioned they went out of business a few years ago, before things like aero, wide tire clearance became emphasized by the industry, so their frame designs may be slightly dated in those regards. They also made a lot of custom geometry frames so it can be difficult to track down a used frame's exact geometry to assess fit.

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Thank you. Excellent info!
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