Felt B16

  • Price Paid:$2,300.00
  • User rating:
    (4.8)
  • Would buy again from this company: Yes
  • Used product for: 1 months
  • # of logged workouts: 0

"This is my first Triathlon bike and I have to say that it will probably be my last. It is a great ride, and the frame is good enough to support any and all high end upgrades I would throw at it. Economical enough to get into the tri-specific carbon realm without spending a small fortune! Good enough to become a top end bike with the right upgrades mentioned. "hinderksrk

(4)

Quality of Construction

Full carbon bike, very well put together. Aero design is impressive, especially with rear brake placement. Smooth lines and solid feel. Paint and graphics look great. . Had one issue with the left hand aerobar being angled towards the center of the bike more than the right, having the shop fitter correct this at the fine tune session in a couple of weeks.

(5)

Fit

I’m 5’9” and got the 52” model, fitter made a couple of adjustments to the seat height, seat angle, and aerobars for the initial fitting. Very good fit for me, I would like some additional fine tuning but overall excellent.

(4)

Comfort

The stock saddle is not the best in the world but that is an easy change out to an upgrade.

(5)

Adjustability

Geez, what is not adjustable. And easy to work on!

(5)

Durability

Too early to tell, I have put on about 450 miles thus far and all is well and still holding solid as a rock.

(5)

Value

Overall the B16 is classified as an entry level carbon bike. In my opinion the only thing that makes it “entry level” is the front derailleur components and lack of fully aero wheels. The stock components could use an upgrade and I will do just that when the time comes to replace them anyway. The stock wheels, while not fully “aero” are better than most entry level wheels out there with a modest attempt at being somewhat aerodynamic. With a set of Zips, top line components and a flat aerobar this bike is top of the line in my opinion. For the money an awesome deal on a full carbon bike!

(5)

Appearance

I think its one of the best looking bikes on the market today.

(5)

Customer Service

I bought this bike at Peak Performance in Portland Maine. They were great!

(5)

Performance

Terrific! Nice light bike with plenty of stiffness to really crank up the climbs. Handles the rough roads of Maine with relative comfort and good vibration dampening

Strengths

A great aero carbon frame that will last for a life time at a good entry level price. Fantastic balance between stiffness and flex for comfort.

Weakness

Would like to see a better aerobar or components on the stock model.

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