Gary Fisher Big Sur Bike 1998 or Older

3.75/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $899.00


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Gary Fisher Big Sur


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Derek Crandall a Cross-Country Rider from Pendleton, IN

Date Reviewed: January 10, 2000

Strengths:    
I have got out of it all I ever wanted the bike is very stiff I'm pleased with the componets except the rear xt


Weaknesses:    
bike would be almost perfect if they had added xtr deraliers


Bottom Line:   
This bike is great it for the money I paid $915 for my '99

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Favorite Trail:   
local

Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
used to ride a diamond back, marin, trek



Overall Rating:1
Submitted by Jimmy Schofield a Racer from Dorchester, ENGLAND

Date Reviewed: October 27, 1999

Strengths:    
well, natraully it's as strong as a women, so that ofcourse it doesn't give it much credit.it got a amazing saddle and a fab quality pair of dust caps.


Weaknesses:    
It's sh** !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Bottom Line:   
n/a i was pushed to even give it 1 out of five, but i couldn't get any lower for this poor excuse for a bike.

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Favorite Trail:   
the rear passage

Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
APPOLO PLATO (RRP 10p)
GIANT TEAM WORLD CUP 98 ( 300 POUND JOBBY)
MUDDY FOX (FOUND AT THE DUMP)
penny fathing


Bike Setup:   
it's a bike, it's got a bike set up on it.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by John G Miller a Cross-Country Rider from Concord,N.H.

Date Reviewed: September 22, 1999

Strengths:    
This bike has done everything I have asked it to do. Climbs well (a little heavy), points downhill very well (at speed!) and the components are great (have not had to true the bontrager wheels 600+ hard trail miles)


Weaknesses:    
a little heavy for a hard-tail


Bottom Line:   
Great Value if not willing to spend $1500+

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Favorite Trail:   
MOAB

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Bike Setup:   
Rock-Shox Judy XC (80mm)

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Jason Mitchell a Cross-Country Rider from Provo, UT

Date Reviewed: July 27, 1999

Strengths:    
Sweet setup for the price, great looking, great climber, frame allows you to stretch out and get comfy


Weaknesses:    
Not very nimble--sometimes it reacts very slowly.


Bottom Line:   
This bike is a real steal for the price. It has better components than many bikes I looked at and saved me tons (I paid $700). I have had tons of fun with my Big Sur. She's economical and gets me by until I can get a Schwinn Homegrown Factory Suspension.

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Favorite Trail:   
Tahoe rim trail to Watson Lake

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Old Diamond Back Zetec
Schwinn Homegrown


Bike Setup:   
All standard so far. The bike comes with some killer Bontrager accessories. The bar ends, stem, rims and hubs are great.

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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Help on Gary Fisher Big Sur bike purhcase single sspeed

I ran across this bike for sale on our local list and I'm hoping someone can help me determine whether this would be an ok bike for single tracks with a beginning riding. It would replace a walmart bike until we can upgrade around spring. He wanted $100 but is down to $50. Can someone with a lot m ... Read More »

Big Sur Trail recommendations - New to Mtn Biking!

My Fiance is trying to get into Mountain Biking and wants to start with some mellow ridding. I'm looking for some good not-paved trails however flat and along the water if possible to ride on? Name a few... Just trying to get her used to the bike while enjoying the area.. T.I.A.Read More »

Last minute - Is there riding in Big Sur?

I am camping there this weekend and wonder if I should bring my bike. Staying at Julia Pfeiffer Camp Ground and won't be able to drive to the awesomeness of Toro (or much anywhere that sucks time). Even fire road will suffice but anyone have luck riding there? PM me if you want to tell me about s ... Read More »

Big Sur trails?

going to Big sur next month and was hoping to get some info on what is worth riding out there. did some snooping and all i could find is Andrew Molera State park and Old Coach rd. has anyone ridden andrew molera? what is the best route to take?Read More »

Vacation in Big Sur - where are the trails?

Hi All I am driving up from the hated Socal to your neck of the woods - literally in the woods in big sur. I have a vacation house just south of Garrapata state park on a road called Palo Colorado Road a few miles back from PCH. Are there any legal trails in the area? I am bringing my kids ... Read More »

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