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Fuji Gran Fondo 2.0 LE Road Bike - Performance ExclusiveThe Fuji Gran Fondo 2.0 LE Road Bike is exceptionally comfortable and exclusively available at Performance Bicycle. Using a longer head tube than a traditional race bike, about 10mm on a 55cm frame, the 2015 Fuji Gran Fondo 2.0 C creates a slightly more upright rider position in order to stave off upper body fatigue on longer rides. The longer wheel base makes handling snappy, but predictable. Shimano Ultegra 11-speed and Oval Concept components add modern technology and maximum efficiency to a great all-around bike.
The Gran Fondo frame is made from Fuji's high modulus carbon blend. High modulus is an engineering term which defines stiffness in fibers. Therefore, a high modulus frame has a stiffer blend of fibers which results in less flex and better transmission of power spent. Carbon fiber, used for much of its modern life in the aerospace industry, is a valuable high performance product for its lightweight, high temperature tolerance and low thermal expansion properties. The frame is further refined with a Shimano press fit bottom bracket and tapered head tube. The larger press fit design allows Fuji to move the frame material around, thinning out the seat stays and strengthening the chain stays, which puts the carbon where it matters to you most. The tapered head tube stiffens the front end of the bike for better power transmission.
What really sets this bike head and shoulders above the rest though is the Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-speed drive train. The Ultegra 6800 lever have been completely reengineered, taking design cues from Dura-Ace 9000 and Ultegra 6770 Di2, and features Vivid Index technology that improves shifting feel and performance. The all-new 11-speed Ultegra front derailleur features a long lever arm that reduces shifting effort while improving performance. The rear derailleur has been reengineered to not only accommodate 11-speed shifting, but it also takes about 13% less effort to initiate a shift, meaning cleaning and crisper shifting.
Oval Concepts 527 alloy clincher wheels give you an aero speed advantage without making you vulnerable to cross winds or sacrificing comfort. They are outfitted with Vittoria Zaffiro tires that have a slick surface for low rolling resistance and a narrow 23c profile for greater speed, especially while cornering. An R500 saddle with chromoly rails and a 750 alloy seat post add more comfort to an already relaxed and comfortable carbon performance road bike.
The Fuji Gran Fondo 2.0 LE is meant to be enjoyed no matter your length of ride. While it is capable of high speed, you may never need it as you roll down the road in the quiet, zen-like comfort that we call riding a road bike. .
- Exclusively Available to Ship to Any Retail Location
- High-modulus carbon frame, press fit bottom bracket and tapered head tube provide exceptional stiffness and acceleration
- Lightweight FC-440 carbon monocoque fork with carbon steerer
- Shimano Ultegra 22-speed drivetrain with compact Oval 720 crankset
- Light and durable Oval Concepts components
- Responsive Oval 527 aero alloy clincher wheels with Vittoria Zaffiro Slick tires
Fuji Gran Fondo 2.0 LE Road Bike - Performance Exclusive
- bottom bracket:
- BB86 Press-Fit
- Tektro R540 forged-alloy dual pivot w/ cartridge pads
- Shimano Ultegra, 11/28t
- KMX X11, 11-speed
- Oval Concepts 720, forged 6066 arms, 50/34T
- Fuji FC-440 carbon, carbon steerer
- High-modulus carbon, integrated head tube w/ 1 1/2" lower, internal cable routing, oversized PIIS BB86 shell, double water bottle mounts, high-modulus carbon thin seatstays, oversized chainstays
- front derailleur:
- Shimano Ultegra 6800
- Oval Concepts 300, padded suede
- Oval Concepts 310, butted 6061 alloy, 31.8mm
- FSA, 1 1/8" upper - 1 1/2" lower, integrated
- Shimano Ultegra 6800
- rack mounts:
- rear derailleur:
- Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-speed
- Oval Concepts R500 w/ chromoly hollow rails
- Oval Concepts 750, alloy, 31.6mm
- Shimano Ultegra 11-speed, 6800
- Oval Concepts 313, 6061 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, +/- 7°
- Vittoria Zaffiro Slick, 700x23
- Oval 527 aero alloy clincher, 18 / 24h