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Thread: Bike descisons.

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars

    Bike descisons.

    I work at an E Bike shop. We recently picked up a couple new bike lines, Orbea & Fuji. I checked out their non electric offerings and narrowed it down to a couple in my budget range (I'd like to stay close to $4000cad) Fuji Rakan 29 LT 1.1 and Orbea Occam H20. I'm not exactly sure what the dealer price will be on either of them but the Orbea starts $500 more than the Fuji. I'm leaning towards the Fuji, I got my wife last year's Rakan and it rides real nice, this years LT has coilover and more travel. The Fuji has shorter chainstays, a 63.7 deg head angle, 77.5 seat tube angle, Occam 66, 77.

    Any insight? Any part far superior or inferior? I'm not stoked on the Fuji's brakes but that's an easy upgrade.

    Fuji spec:

    Fuji A6-SL super-butted alloy front and rear triangle, Enduro Max sealed cartridge bearings, MLink patented suspension system, Boost 148x12mm, 150mm
    RockShox ZEB Select+ 29 DebonAir, tapered alloy steerer, Boost 110x15mm, 160mm
    Rear Shock
    RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Select+
    Truvativ Descendant, 32T
    Bottom Bracket
    SRAM DUB, threaded
    Rear Derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle
    SRAM GX Eagle, 1 x 12-speed
    SRAM XG-1275, 10-52T
    SRAM GX Eagle
    DT Swiss M1900 Spline 30 wheelset, 28H
    Maxxis Assegai, 29" x 2.50" WT, 3C Maxx Terra, EXO+, 120tpi, Tubeless Ready, folding, Maxxis Minion DHR II, 29" x 2.40" WT, 3C Maxx Terra, EXO+, 120tpi, Tubeless Ready, folding
    TRP Quadiem, 203/180mm rotors
    Brake Levers
    TRP Quadiem
    FSA 1 1/8" - 1.5", sealed cartridge bearings
    Race Face Aeffect R Riser Bar, alloy, 20mm rise, 780mm
    Race Face Aeffect R, alloy, +0 rise
    Ergon GA20, Lock on
    Fizik Alpaca Terra X5
    Seat post
    Crankbrothers Highline 3 dropper, 31.6mm, 15" - 125mm travel, 17, 19"- 150mm travel, 21" - 170mm travel, Highline Premium Ball Socket Lever
    MRP AMg V1 Chainguide

    Orbea Spec:

    FRAME Orbea Occam Hydro High Polished Triple Butted 140mm travel 29"-Boost 12x148
    SHOCK Fox Float DPS Performance 3-Position Evol custom tune 210x50mm
    FORK Fox 34 Float Performance 140 3-Position QR15x110
    CRANKSET Race Face Aeffect 32t
    HEADSET Acros Alloy 1-1/8 - 1-1/2" Integrated
    HANDLEBAR OC1 35mm 12mm Rise 780mm
    STEM OC1 3D Forged 35mm interface 7
    SHIFTERS Shimano SLX M7100 I-Spec EV
    BRAKES Shimano M6100 Hydraulic Disc
    CASSETTE Shimano CS-M7100 10-51t 12-Speed
    REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano XT M8100 SGS Shadow Plus
    CHAIN Shimano M6100
    WHEELS Race Face AR 30c Tubeless Ready
    TYRES Maxxis High Roller II 2.50" FB 60 TPI Dual Exo TR
    TYRES Maxxis Rekon 2.40" FB 60 TPI Dual Exo TR
    SEATPOST OC2 Dropper 31.6mm
    SADDLE Fizik Taiga S-alloy rail
    REMOTE LOCKOUT Shimano SL-MT500 I-Spec EV
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    in the trench
    Orbea is a nice pick up, fuji too. Congrats, especially orbea. I dont think ive seen them sold in N america. 2 different bikes there but both have a nice spec for usage. Occam looks to be better suited at slower speeds and a capable trail bike. Fuji has the enduro geo more capable on the steep or park speed but able to get around. Depends what you're doing. Id probably favor a occam for v town but the fuji sounds fun.
    Orbea emtb is a top pick. I see ads of people looking for them and all the reviews have been really good. I think they have the bosch cx. I've been meaning to drop in. Now more than ever.

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    I'd go with the one you can actually get in a reasonable timeframe. Getting bikes from orbea is taking awhile, but it's kind of the same deal with every manufacturer.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Hell Track
    Those aren't particularly comparable. The Fuji has a coil shock and a zeb. The Orbea has a dps and a 34. The orbea is a trail bike that's probably a respectable weight. The Fuji is an enduro sled that probably weighs at least 35 lbs.

    Nothing wrong with any of that, but pick the bike that suits the riding style you want.

  5. #5
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    Jun 2009
    In a pineapple and wants to ski

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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    base of the Bush
    Just lacking carbon discs ^^

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    niether a bad option.

    see what staff price vs stock vs delivery times are. I think that will be the final call

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