Fuji Outland 2003 Hardtail

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $599.00

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve a Weekend Warrior from Virginia

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2006

Strengths:    Great value
Excellent parts
Excellent frame design

Weaknesses:    The disc brakes that come with it, are "OK", not the best

Bottom Line:   
Great value for the money, and you definetly can't go wrong

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $426.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bike (best place to buy anything bike related)

Similar Products Used:   I've never had to switch, this bike is simply the best

Bike Setup:   2003 Fuji Outland LE Frame
Fuji Composite Aluminum seat post
Fuji Composite Aluminum Handlebar
Ritchey MTB Stem
Rock Shox Judy TT MTB Fork
Shimano Deore Gear Selectors
Promax Brake Levers
Promax Disc Brakes
SRAM Front Cassete
Shimano Deore Front Derailer
SRAM Rear Cassete
Shimano Deore Rear Derailer
Truvative Crank
Forte Clip Pedals
Alexrims X2100 Rims
Ritchey Z Max Kevlar Tires
Fuji MTB Seat

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joh Ficurilli a Cross Country Rider from Albany NY USA

Date Reviewed: September 10, 2003

Strengths:    frame, total pkg. good component pkg for the price range and good weight. feels lighter than it is when riding, good balance.

Weaknesses:    bent rear "Ritchey" rim on first serious day of riding. bike shop stiffend the spokes and i went "urban" riding the next day and had no problem with the rim. grips suck. very slippery with a little sweat. easy change. a few upgrades and this bike is ready to race!

Bottom Line:   
I love this bike so far! it feels super light and is balanced beautifully. on the trail or in the city it takes off smooth and lands with confidence. the only things i will change right away are the grips and maybe a little stronger rear wheel. Great bike to start with or a good intermediate price for a quality ride with minimal upgrades needed, but is disc brake compatible and ready to rule the trail.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   Cycle Therapy

Similar Products Used:   mongoose "surge"

Bike Setup:   2003 Outland, Judy TT fork, shimano Deore component pkg, Truvative cranks and Ritchey rims.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeff a Downhiller from Springfield, Va, USA

Date Reviewed: July 13, 2003

Strengths:    Good components (as far as I know) for the price. You get good (albeit nothing fancy) brakes, good derailer(deore), good frame, I haven't noticed bottoming out the front suspension yet, in pretty rough stuff... I have ridden the Giant Boulder (admittedly a bit cheaper); the suspension bottoms out on that one from dropping off a small curb on the hardest setting. I have not had any problems that obvious with the components on this bike; In short, they are solid inexpensive parts.

Weaknesses:    Nothing for the price point to my knowledge. The frame seems to be designed for smaller riders, the seat may be small for some people; a test ride would easily determine if the bike's setup is good for the individual.

Bottom Line:   
My first serious bike purchase, I am extremely happy with it. There has been no major maintenance issue so far. I have been downhilling with rocks and stuff that generally you don't want around bikes from which you desire longevity, but haven't had any problems! The value is great, the bike is great for the price, nothing fancy.

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Favorite Trail:   wakefield

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $320.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Giant Boulder

Bike Setup:   Stock

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