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Trek HiFi Plus (Gary Fisher Collection)

Trek

HiFi Plus (Gary Fisher Collection)
2011

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5.0 stars
 (6 Reviews)
 

2011 Trek HiFi Plus (Gary Fisher Collection)

Fisher's HiFi Plus has the big wheels to keep you flowing over even the nastiest trails. It's also rolls with G2 Geometry, which takes Fisher's proven Genesis geometry that improves the slow-speed handling for a corner carving, no-compromise ride. It boasts a rugged 6011-aluminum frame with a custom, G2-dialed RockShox fork and RP2 shock for 100mm of balanced, active travel. For superior shifting, this 29er sports a Shimano/SRAM drivetrain while braking is handled by Avid's Juicy 3 discs along with an Active Braking Pivot. Plus, this beauty also sports a collection of choice Bontrager components.

 
Specification Description
Frame Fisher hydroformed 6011 aluminum, G2 Geometry, E2, ABP
Fork RockShox Reba RL29 w/G2 offset, 100mm-travel
Rear Shock Fox Float RP2, 100mm-travel w/ProPedal
Rims/Wheels Bontrager SSR
Hubs Shimano M525
Tires Bontrager 29-2, 29 x 2.1
Crankset SRAM S1000
Chainrings 44/32/22
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur SRAM X-7
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-1050, 10-speed: 12-36
Shifters SRAM X-7
Handlebars Bontrager Race Big Sweep
Stem Bontrager SSR
Brake Levers Avid Juicy
Brakes Avid Juicy 3 disc, 7/6-inch rotors
Pedals Shimano M505 clipless
Saddle Bontrager M1 Evoke
Seatpost Bontrager SSR
Accessories & Extras Shock pump

* Subject to change without notice.

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Pros

  • Durable  (4)
  • Lightweight  (3)
  • Versatile  (3)
  • Balanced suspension  (2)
  • Handles well  (2)

Cons

  • Deore 525 hubs 
  • Heavy 
  • Light paintjob 
  • None that I can think of 
  • Non tunable brakes 

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking  (5)
  • Climbing  (3)
  • Downhill  (3)
  • Casual riding  (2)
  • XC  (2)

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4.0

Clydsedale is happy with this bike

By MIKEBIKE

from San Diego, CA

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Frame Geometry
  • Lightweight
  • Durable

Cons

  • Seat
  • Rear Tire

Best Uses

  • Climbing
  • Rocky Stuff
  • XC

Comments:

Ride this on fairly steep Rocky/Technical trail in [...] County. I am 6'4" and 210lbs. So I was thrilled to find a big bike (XL 29") that is still nimble, fast, and light weight. This thing climbs very well, has plush suspension, can handle downhill over rocky stuff without jarring you off the bike. The standard seat is weak and the rear tire lacks tred and girth for the trails I ride. Overall this bike is a HUGE upgrade over my old 26r. Component levels are pretty good for the money too. Very good bike and a very good value.

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4.0

So far so good!!!!!

By Mojakeke

from Temecula, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking
    • Mountain Biking

    Comments:

    Have done trails and road, this is my first bike, getting use to it and loving it!!

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    5.0

    Love it!

    By bpjeg

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Agile
    • Comfortable
    • Versatile
    • Quick shifting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking
      • Downhill
      • Climbing
      • XC

      Comments:

      I rode a 26" Gary Fisher for casual rides for a long time and enjoyed it. But when I started getting into some longer XC rides with high climbs and fast downhills, I didn't have a chance with my 26". As soon as I rode my 29er Trek on some of my regular climbs and downhills, I immeidiately felt the difference. I went from riding 55% and walking 45% to riding 90% and walking only 10%. This will change once I catch up to my 29er's ability. Love this bike.

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      5.0

      Fantastic Bike - I'm STOKED

      By JMT

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Versatile
      • Durable
      • Great Handling
      • Love SRAM components
      • Lightweight
      • Suspension feels perfect

      Cons

      • None that I can think of

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments:

      I ride trails in [...], not big mountains but plenty of switchbacks, climbs and downhills. This bike handles tight turns like a dream. The rapid fire SRAM shifters are perfect. I just rode a track where I'd be worn out and my back would hurt on my old chrome-moly 26" bike. I RAGED on my new bike and would have rode the trail again if it hadn't started raining. This bike feels AWESOME. It's a 19". I'm 6' 195lbs and I ride 2-3 times a week. I'm much faster on this bike and have a lot more fun. I can't believe how I blast up hills that used to have me sucking wind and fly on some pretty crazy downhill sections. I just wanna ride! I highly recommend this bike. Great geometry. Excellent bike.

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      5.0

      Gettin the stoke back!

      By Bonez

      from Millilani, Hawaii

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Great graphics
      • Great Geometry
      • Durable
      • 12-36 rear cassette
      • Plush Feel
      • Balanced Suspension
      • Handles Well

      Cons

      • Non tunable brakes
      • Light paintjob
      • Deore 525 hubs

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Mountain Biking
      • Downhill
      • Climbing
      • Free Riding

      Comments:

      I demo'd this bike and immediatley fell in love with how it rode. I thought I was on a 26er! It felt snappy and responsive as well as plush. The G2 geometry was the ticket. I knew I had to have it. I brought it out on one of my technical trails and it rolled over everything and was a joy to bomb the downhills. What I was really impressed with was how well it climbed! This bike has brought my stoke back on mountain biking!!! I heard folks saying 29ers wouldn't be good for very technical trails, they were totally wrong. This thing eats up everything and carves tight lines as well, I would recommend this bike to any non-believers! With a few upgrades I was able to lighten it up abit and now she rocks!

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      5.0

      Bone crushing awesomeness

      By Rhino40

      from Salem Utah.

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Balanced Suspension
      • Durable
      • Plush Feel
      • Great Components
      • Handles Well

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Downhill
      • Mountain Biking
      • Racing
      • Casual Riding

      Comments:

      I have had the HiFi Plus for almost a year. The first time I took it out on a real trail I found my self laughing out loud. Not only did it handle great and climb like a goat but I felt more in control than I have ever felt on a bike before. The 29" tires left me thinking why in the heck did nobody ever think of this before? I was able to climb hills that I have litterally never been able to climb. After a couple of months of biking hard and getting back in shape I was chewing up trails so fast that it brought tears to my eyes. The one thing you should be weary of with this bike is that it can cause over confidence in your own abilities, seiously. After 3 of the best biking months of my life I was bombing down a trail I had been down many times before and just having a ball. I decided to take one part of the trail a little on the high side in order to catch a little air. next thing I know I'm in the dirt. I was going so fast and with such control that I felt invicible. Alas my skill were no match for the 24" tall flat faced rock that I did not see, nor the 6" rock that "cushioned" my fall. I hit so hard that it rattled my ancestors teeth. End result a shattered collar bone. Surpisingly, the bike was fine. bottom line, this is a great bike, incredibly well built and designed ahead of it's time. Just becareful because this bike will have you going faster and more aggressivly than you have ever ridden before.

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