Saturday, June 2, 2012

1998 Gary Fisher Big Sur

1998 Gary Fisher Big Sur Mountain bike we refurbished here at Bike Boom. If your'e not familiar, Bike Boom is a used bike shop in Davis square, on the border of Cambridge and Somerville , near Boston MA. where we specialize in restoring and refurbishing used and vintage bikes and offer professional bicycle repair services.
This 1998 Gary fisher Big Sur mountain bike was in mint condition and looked as if it had less then 20 rides in total. We come across really nice mountain bikes but while road bikes since the mid nineties have pretty much stayed the same, mountain bike technology changes everuy year and thus used mountain bikes value drops rapidly. this 1998 Gary fisher Big Sur is a great example of a high end mid-late nineties bicycle geometry with the long top tube and 70-80mm fork travel. bikes like the 1998 Gary Fisher Big Sur were meant to climb and go fast. Back then most of the mountain biking was cross country. The top tube is long in order to create a front leaning position that puts the center of mass in the front to help you climb and to create a more aerodynamic position so you could go faster. I wish we had more customers for these bikes as Boston is Surrounded with dozens of quality trails.
this 1998 Gary Fisher Big Sur came with a mix of shimano STX-RC components and XT rear derailer with an interesting sugino crank, something you don't see any more on mountain bikes. 






5 comments:

  1. I have a mint condition 98 big surprise acid yellow, no refurbishment but only 100 miles! How to i post pics?

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    1. Hi there, I have been desperately looking to replace my gary fisher big sur (acid yellow 98), it was stolen from me four years ago. Any chance you would be interested in selling? I would be beyond grateful, and offer you a very fair price.

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    2. I have one from 1999 that has been hanging in my garage since 2005. Blue gray and white Big Sur. It was in working condition when I hung it up last time. It may need a little tune up work. If your interested let me know. Not sure how we can exchange info.

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    3. I have a 1996 Gary Fisher (acid yellow) that I would like to sell. It is a beautiful bike but it is too big for me and is a mens bike. I live in Missouri.

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  2. Hi, send us an email on our website http://www.bikeboom.net/#!contact we will be happy to post your pictures

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