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Founded in 1899 in Japan as Nichibei Fuji 1), an importer of American and English bicycles. 20 years later it started making its own bikes and by 1971 it became the first Japanese brand to sell in the US using its own name. Today, Fuji is owned by Advanced Sports and makes its bicycles in China and Taiwan. 2)3) See: https://www.fujibikes.com.
Fuji has catalogs!.
1983 Mount Fuji Ltd
3×6 moderately low gearing. 30 pounds.
1983 Mount Fuji Ltd classicfuji
Nice wide gearing and lighter weight at 27.5 pounds The old Mt. Fuji (no longer Mount Fuji Ltd) continues with better gearing, bullmoose bars, wider tires and remains 2 1/2 more pounds than the Sundance.
1984 Sundance classicfuji
1985 Fuji Blvd Xc
“Ultra wide gearing” with cruiser tires. A decent hybrid at 31 pounds. The Sundance, Mt. Fuji and Mt. Fuji Ltd continue as before.
Blvd Xc Stem Booty bikeforums
Future Shock bespokecycling
Perhaps the boot was hiding Fuji advanced shock absorbing tech?
1985 Fuji Blvd Xc bikeforums
- nard guard n. used to prevent wang chung.
- wang chung n. what you might get when your stem has no nard guard. See crotch-testing.
- crotch-testing n. sudden impact between a male rider's private parts and something very hard and pointy, such as a handlebar stem or seat.