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Fuji SL-1 RC any good?

Old 12-26-11, 09:08 AM
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Fuji SL-1 RC any good?

Anyone have any experience with a 2010 Fuji SL-1 RC?

https://2010.fujibikes.com/Road/Ultra...RC---SRAM.aspx

Are they any good?

Would a brand new 2010 SL-1 RC SRAM RED for $3500 be a smoking deal, or just an ok deal?

Thanks!
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Old 12-26-11, 10:49 AM
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FWIW I have an 09 Fuji Roubaix and I love it. Only you can decide if it is a deal or not, have you price checked at other LBS or online?
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Yeah I am starting to look hard at all the LBS in my area. I am all over the map right now with what bike I want. I just upped my price range to $3000 - $3500. Still thinking a CAAD10 with some nice wheels, but so many choices, plus the cervelo $1000 off deal....
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Well, you will certainly find plenty of CAAD and Cervelo enthusiasts on this forum, not many Fuji though.

My budget was only $700 so finding an almost new 09 Fuji for $600 was great. As it happens the Fuji is an excellent bike and fits great.

The most important thing to do it ride the bikes you want, you have to know it will fit and if it is comfortable for you. And you certainly cannot go wrong buying a CAAD or Cervelo.

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Originally Posted by 4.11 View Post

The most important thing to do it ride the bikes you want, you have to know it will fit and if it is comfortable for you.
Good advice, haven't even rode a caad, cervelo, or fuji yet and I am trying to make a decision. lol
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Altamira = Hot.



Based on what I've seen of their internet videos, Fuji is pushing their top of the line as serious real-world race bikes. I don't follow racing enough to know if they're having success, but everything Fuji that I've touched has been of high quality and high value.

I have an '05 Team Issue that I'm building up this winter. Can't wait.
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OP, that is a hot bike
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Originally Posted by 0100 View Post
Good advice, haven't even rode a caad, cervelo, or fuji yet and I am trying to make a decision. lol
IMHO you can't go wrong with any of these bikes, although that Altimira is killer. If you know your size then you should be good to go. Nothing beats taking a test ride though, but if you can't then just make sure you've read plenty about bike sizing so you know what to buy.

The last 2 bikes I purchased I did not test ride and they turned out great.

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I think Fuji is probably one of if not THE best bike for the money, is easy to find, and has models for every price point. They are not cheaply made and use good components. They save money like EVERY company by making frames in China, and cheap wheelsets - only they actually keep prices down and don't claim they are Italian.
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