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Just ordered the Felt Doctrine 6 (2018) on closeout from CRC. I'm in the USA and Felt isn't well known here.

I've read the specs on the bike, but I haven't found any substantial reviews. I've only seen 1 video of this model on YouTube, and it is basically just a 1 minute sweep of the bike.

My girlfriend is 5'7" (170 cm) so I got her the 18" (46cm). Not real confident that was the right decision so if anybody has any feedback, I'd love to hear it before the bike ships.

Again, I really don't know anything about Felt--but the bike specs looked good (for the price). Does the brand have a decent reputation? Do their carbon frames hold up? Anything in particular I should know?
 

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I currently have a Felt Nine 1 as my HT. This was a pre- Rossignol Group purchase of felt. I had the Nine 3 previously. But due an issue with the frame(not at the fault of felt), which they swapped for the Nine 1 frame. Which they did not have to do, but was really awesome that they did. Other than the frame issue(which again, was not felts fault) the bike has been near flawless and I have about 1500 miles on it now. It's an awesome bike. I can't speak on the Company that took felt over. But if they're anything like felt was, I think you'll be happy. Black is the nine 1, silver is the old nine 3.


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Felt is based in CA. I believe they are very American. Just many dealer don't carry them. You get better Value with Trek, Giant, or Specialized. These brands are engineering powerhouses. A bike is way more then the parts that are put on it.
 

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Felt is based in CA. I believe they are very American. Just many dealer don't carry them. You get better Value with Trek, Giant, or Specialized. These brands are engineering powerhouses. A bike is way more then the parts that are put on it.
They are-ish. They were bought out by an overseas company. The frames are built in Asia(as are most). Not as American as they once were(not uncommon anymore) felts are seen way more over seas than here in America)

Felt puts more of their time into road/tri bikes than they do mountain bikes.

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They are-ish. They were bought out by an overseas company. The frames are built in Asia(as are most). Not as American as they once were(not uncommon anymore) felts are seen way more over seas than here in America)

Felt puts more of their time into road/tri bikes than they do mountain bikes.

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Bought by an overseas company who retained as many of the Felt designers/engineers as they could.
Rossignol owns Time Cycles as well.
I’m sure there will be new energy around the Felt brand.
 

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Bought by an overseas company who retained as many of the Felt designers/engineers as they could.
Rossignol owns Time Cycles as well.
I’m sure there will be new energy around the Felt brand.
They've finally introduced a legit disc aero bike.

As usual, years late to the game.

Disappointing because it's a beautiful bike and a year ago I bought a new Scott foil and Scott spark rc, so I was in the market.

Felts offerings didn't excite me last year, as much as I wanted to have some brand loyalty(I currently own 3 felts: two road bikes(z7/z95) and an XC hardtail(nine 1)).

Their new aero disc bike excites me but they're just so behind the times with everything and now I'm no longer in the market)

Mostly outside of the tri groups, felts are very unknown.

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