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I wanted to know if Gary Fisher bikes are still consider good and good compared to other brands in the same price range? I am a little bit confused on where they are made or who makes them as well as who backs them up? Could somebody fill me in, I would appreciate it.
 

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They offer a limited life time warranty on their frames. Thats pretty nice to have.

From all my recent research; Gary Fisher still make fantastic bikes.
 

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mtnbiker72 said:
Brand is owned and manufactured by Trek...most models are made in Asia (just like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Kona, and in 2010 Cannondale) though I believe the Carbon Fiber bikes might still be US made.

PS-even though they are made by Trek...they do differ geometry wise
really I thought most of those brands still had frames made in the US. So what separates them then from lets say a Huffy.
 

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really I thought most of those brands still had frames made in the US. So what separates them then from lets say a Huffy.
Haha...that's what a lot of us said when C'dale announced their facory closure. It certainly promotes a lot of "sameness" out there, altho I wouldn't go quite so far as to compare to the big "H". For me, the question is what separates those brands from each other?
 

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damn near all the good bikes are made in taiwan. chinese carbon parts have proven to be the best carbon parts.

Well what separates them then? I am really interested in this.
its pretty simple. huffys are made with crappy materials and crappy quality work. good bikes are made with good materials and good quality work.

its like asking whats the difference between a kia and a $100K lexus. they're both cars after all.
 

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Haha...that's what a lot of us said when C'dale announced their facory closure. It certainly promotes a oot of "sameness" out there, altho I wouldn't go quite so far as to compare to the big "H". For me, the question is what separates those brands from each other?
I am hoping they keep their unique engineering. Perhaps with off shore cost cutting Lefty's and headshoks will be much cheaper....
Or perhaps in 2-3 years Cdale will be gutted and become just another cookie cutter bike...with two stanchions the only option ;)
CDT
 
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