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Jamis Coda Sport

Jamis Coda Sport

2017

Product Rating
 
4.0 stars
 (4 Reviews)
$479.00
$529.00
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2017 Jamis Coda Sport

Our Codas have been some of our most popular bikes for years, and for good reason. There’s the smooth-riding Reynolds chromoly frames, the well-thought-out geometry, the heads-up riding position and the smart component selections, from the super-wide gearing range to the easy-adjust stems: these bikes are simply some of the best and most versatile around.

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Double-butted chromoly frame, extended head tube with reinforced collars, double tapered cromo stays, forged dropouts and fender/rack eyelets
    Fork Chromoly unicrown, bulge butted steerer, low-rider carrier mounts and forged dropouts with fender eyelets
    Headset Threadless, 1 1/8”
    Rims/Wheels Alex ID-19 double wall alloy rims with GSW sidewall, 32H
    Hubs Formula alloy hubs with QR
    Spokes 14g stainless steel spokes
    Tires Vittoria Randonneur with Double Shielding puncture protection and reflective sidewalls, 700 x 32c
    Crankset Shimano FC-TY501
    Chainrings 48/38/28T
    Bottom Bracket FSA sealed cartridge, 68 x 110.5mm
    Chain KMC Z7
    Front Derailleur Shimano FD-TY710
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Acera M360 SGS
    Rear Cogs Shimano HG41 8-speed, 11-32T
    Shifters Shimano RapidFire Plus SL-M310, 24-speed
    Handlebars Jamis Urban bar, 6061 T-6 aluminum
    Tape/Grips Anatomic double density kraton
    Stem Jamis Road
    Brake Levers Tektro brake levers
    Brakes Tektro 855AL alloy linear-pull brakes with front power modulator
    Pedals Platform style, steel cage/resin body
    Saddle Jamis Touring with SL cover
    Seat Post Jamis alloy micro-adjust

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number
    Ano Palladium / 15-inch 00845436022567 03-1036-PD
    Gloss Black / 17-inch 00845436022574 03-1037-BK
    Ano Palladium / 19-inch 00845436022604 03-1040-PD
    Gloss Black / 19-inch 00845436022598 03-1039-BK
    Ano Palladium / 21-inch 00845436022628 03-1042-PD
    Gloss Black / 21-inch 00845436022611 03-1041-BK
    Ano Palladium / 23-inch 00845436022642 03-1044-PD
    Gloss Black / 23-inch 00845436022635 03-1043-BK
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    4.0 stars

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    Pros

    • Lots of mounting points  (2)
    • Looks good 
    • Responsive 
    • Sturdy steel frame 
    • Durable 

    Cons

    • Brakes are not good 
    • Mediocre components 
    • Inadequate brakes 
    • Lots of rattles 
    • Seat 

    Best Uses

    • Short Commutes  (2)
    • Casual riding 
    • Commuting 
    • Pavement 
    • Short fitness rides 

    Reviewed by 4 customers

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    5.0

    Love my Coda!

    By Tommy

    from Dayton, OH

    About Me Intermediate

    Pros

    • Comfortable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        The perfect bike if you just wanna ride... Thanks Chris for putting me on this bike!

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        3.0

        Okay for casual rides, but not much more

        By MM

        from Washington, DC

        About Me

        Pros

        • Sturdy steel frame
        • Looks good
        • Lots of mounting points
        • Stock saddle is good
        • Responsive

        Cons

        • Mediocre components
        • Brakes are not good
        • Lots of rattles

        Best Uses

        • Short fitness rides
        • Cruising
        • Short Commutes

        Comments:

        I bought this because I wanted to get into biking, but wasn't ready to go all out on an actual road bike. It served its purpose, but getting into cycling as a sport just highlighted the Coda Sport's deficiencies. After a few thousand miles, I've found the components are pretty mediocre and are not suited to inclement weather or cruddy roads. The steel frame is sturdy, but it does transmit a lot of harshness to the hands. This may be due to the upright geometry, but I'm not sure. The brakes are alright for casual riding, but descending steep hills in the rain is treacherous. The brakes also required a lot of adjustments and never really were centered on the wheels. I also had to have the wheels trued way too many times. Some of this may have been due to the shop that assembled it though. This all sounds bad, but the Coda Sport is a good bike for the right application. If you mostly cruise around town or have a short commute, it'll serve you well. The upright position and steel frame ensure that it'll survive the city (unless the weather is bad). Also, there are plenty of braze-ons, so you can load it up with all your gear. But if you think you may get into actual cycling, save your money and get a road bike.

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        3.0

        Okay for casual riding

        By MM

        from Washington, DC

        About Me

        Pros

        • Comfortable saddle
        • Lots of mounting points
        • Steel frame
        • Responsive acceleration

        Cons

        • Inadequate brakes
        • Sub-par components

        Best Uses

        • Short Commutes
        • Casual riding

        Comments:

        I purchased this bike on somewhat of a whim after deciding that I was going to use cycling to get my exercise. For that purpose, it was successful. However, once I got more into cycling as a hobby, I realized the Coda Sport's deficiencies rather quickly. Although the components are okay for casual riding, I've found that they don't hold up well when the riding starts to include long distances and winter commuting. Also, I've had to have my wheels trued about a half-dozen times (to be fair, maybe I got a bad batch or the shop did a poor job building them) and the brakes/levers are not adequate for anything other than piddling around town. My seat clamp also gave out after just a few weeks and I had to replace it with a non-QR clamp that hasn't let the seat slip in thousands of miles. If you're like I was and looking for a more relaxed bike to ease into the cycling hobby or bike commuting, this probably isn't the best bike. The geometry is not good for longer rides and the flat bar limits your hand positions. I added bar-ends, which was a life-saver, but even then I still had limited places for my hands. So if you think you might one day be serious about cycling or bike commuting, just spend the money and get a road bike. If you just want a grocery-getter, the Coda Sport will serve you nicely. It's got a light, but sturdy steel frame, plenty of mounting points for racks and fenders, and it's very zippy and responsive.

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        4.0

        Best bike in price range

        By S

        from MA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Good components for price
        • Durable

        Cons

        • Seat

        Best Uses

        • Pavement
        • Commuting

        Comments:

        Good Deore drive train. Strong chromoly frame and fork. Fast 28mm 700c tires. Pretty fast, very quiet. Comprarable in components with Trek 7.3 FX. Even though the Trek is aluminum it weights the same as the Coda Sport and the Coda's chromo frame/fork soak up the bumps a lot better.

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