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2012 Fiction FABLE Bike (discontinued)

Average User Rating: (Excellent)
Discontinued
2012 Fiction FABLE Bike 2012-FCTN-FABLE1
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    “Fable, a good story for the price”

    The Good: This bike looks good and it rides pretty good too. I haven't rode a bmx bike in 15 years and I was really wanting something I could get to ride around for fun . So far the Fable has fit the bill. Almost all the components seem to be good quality nothing has broken or blown out yet . I had to upgrade the seat and post ( I like riding high )

    The Bad: The pedals could use an upgrade, I am 6ft 350lbs and I feel like I'm going to break them . The handlebars were a bit of a nagging issue .The rough section on the bars where the stem is supposed to grip was really coated with paint . It took a few tries to get the stem to grip the bars hard . But besides that I haven't had any problems

    Overall Review:

    I think this bike is the best in its price bracket.

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    Specifications

    Model Year 2012
    Frame 1020 Hi-tensile Steel TIG welded frame w/ compact dropouts, American BB shell
        Materials
        Top Tube Length
        Chainstay Length
        Head Tube Angle
        Seat Tube Angle
        Standover Height
        BB Height
        Brakemounts
        Dropouts
    Fork Threadless steerer, Hi Ten Tubing, micro dropout
    Handlebar Monkey Bars, 8" rise / 28" wide, 10°back/2°up
    Stem Alloy Front clamp, 50mm reach
    Grips 130mm Flanged Rib-type, BMX Grip Black
    Bar Ends n/a
    Headset 1 1/8" Threadless-type
    Cranks 3-piece Chromoly w/ pinch bolts, 175mm
    Sprocket Fiction Power Ring 25T
    Bottom Bracket American BB
    Pedals 9/16" Resin BMX w/ Chromoly axle
    Chain KMC Z410
    Driver/Freewheel Cassette 9T 1-Piece Chromoly Driver
    Front Rim 36H 6061 Alloy 32.5MM
    Rear Rim 36H 6061 Alloy 32.5MM
    Front Hub 36H 3/8" axle
    Rear Hub 36H 14mm axle
    Front Tire 2.125" Black
    Rear Tire 1.95" Black
    Spokes Steel
    Seat Throne Combo PC
    Seatpost Combo
    Seatpost Clamp Alloy
    Brakes C-Star Forged Alloy U-brake
    Brake Levers C-Star Alloy , Black
    Detangler n/a
    Cable black
    Pegs n/a
    Colors Space Suit Silver/ Dark Blue or ED Black w/ Ghoul Green
    Weight

    26 lb 3 oz (11.9 kg)

    Miscellaneous
    Price N/A
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