Fuji Mt. Fuji SL XC Hardtail

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • FRAMESET: Monocoque High Modulus C-7 carbon with custom weave carbon strands, Integrated aluminum cupped head tube, Double water bottle mounts.
  • FORK: Rock Shox SID Team 28mm stanchions w/ PopLoc Adj, 80mm travel
  • REAR TRIANGLE: REAR TRIANGLE:High Modulus C-7 carbonstays with shaped ride tuned Energy Transfer Chain stay, cold forged dropout with replaceable hanger and CNC Disc mount only option
  • DRIVETRAIN: NEW Shimano XT crank set w/ Integrated spindle, Shimano XT front and rear derailleurs. Shimano XT Trigger 27 speed shifters
  • WHEELSET: Shimano XT
  • FEATURES: NEW Shimano XT 25th Anniversary edition complete spec
  • SIZES: 15", 17", 19", 21"
  • COLOR: Carbon
  • WEIGHT: 20.8 lbs / 9.4 kg


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by AusBiker125 a Racer from Victoria

    Date Reviewed: February 24, 2009

    Strengths:    Extremely light carbon frame, responsive and rigid, great specced components with the Ritchey WCS outshining itself -fantastic stuff. Shimano's XT is flawless.


    Weaknesses:    Rock Shox SL Teams are light, but do flex in a lateral direction, UST tubless rear (XT wheel with Schwalbe Racing Ralph) goes flat every week -Possibly due to bike shop setup.

    Bottom Line:   
    This bike is extremely light. I am very impressed with the rigidity of the frame and the responsiveness when hammering in and out of the seat. The Ritchey WCS components are absolutely fantastic and the WCS seat is probably the most comfortable race seat I have placed my bum on. I ride the 19" frame, as I am 5'11", and it fits like a glove. The Shimano XT works flawlessly, and the Schwalbe Racing Ralph tyres are amazingly low in rolling resistance. They are a surprisingly fast tyre.
    The Rock Shox SL Team's do have a bit of flex in a lateral direction, but in the direction that matters most (vertical), they are solid. Pop Loc is great for hammering up hills. The SID is very light, and easy to setup. They respond well to soaking up the big hits and the small stuff too.
    The UST tube less Schwalbe on the back has been needing constant pumping up (say once a week), but I think this may be due to the bike shop leaving it flat for such a long period of time. Gotta fix this as the front is fine...
    The finish of the Mt Fuji SL is quite nice, and the tubing is quite large in diameter.
    Amazing bike straight out of the box, coupled with the full Ritchey WCS and Shimano XT from factory, it is fantastic value, extremely light race bike. Fantastic fun to ride.
    This bike is high maintenance (it's a race bike!), but look after it and it will perform. Highly recommended.

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    Favorite Trail:   Lysterfield Olympic Course

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $2500.00

    Purchased At:   GoldCross Cycles (pr

    Similar Products Used:   Giant ATX carbon (Old school), XTC 1 and XTC carbon, Cannondale F3000 - a very similar feeling bike.

    Bike Setup:   Full Shimano XT (Hubs, wheels, brakes, gearset etc.) Full Ritchey WCS, with the addition of WCS SL bar ends and XT pedals.

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