Sea Otter 2016: Fuji updates 27plus bike, adds carbon fat bike

In: Inside Line, NEW STUFF, NEWS By: Dirt Rag Magazine On: April 16, 2016

Fuji is ready to get rowdy with bigger tires.

Fuji trail bike-1

Fuji’s Bighorn 27plus trail hardtail will recieve an update for 2017 that was showcased at Sea Otter. The bike is ready for whatever with 27.5 x 3.0 Schwalbe Nobby Nics, SRAM GX components, a KS Lev dropper post, internal cable routing, three sets of bottle cage mounts, rack and fender mounts and 120 mm of RockShox Pike suspension. The bike will retail for $2,649.

With all the attention the Fuji Auric has recently been getting, it was good to see some love still going toward the rowdy trail hardtail category.

Fuji fat-1

Fuji also stepped up its fat bike game by adding a carbon model to its 2017 Wendigo line. The bike features a 197 x 12 mm rear dropout, which an accept up to a 5-inch tire. The carbon fork has 150 x 15 mm hub spacing. Build kit is SRAM XO1 (1×11), DT Swiss BR 2250 wheels, Schwalbe Jumbo Jim tubeless-ready tires at 26 x 4.8 and SRAM Guide RS brakes. The frame also has internal cable routing, plus rear rack mounts and ample bottle cage mounts for all of your bikepacking adventures.

 

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