Jamis Coda Sport 2011 Model: First Impressions

2011 Jamis Coda Sport

2011 Jamis Coda Sport

 

Too often, online product reviews convey subjective views in the guise of objectivity. There are many ways to view any product. Personal bias colors what each of us perceives, no matter how hard we may try to be objective; so, let me disclose the fact that I wanted this bike for a long time before I bought it. (Yes, I bought it.) After reading my review, you may or may not decide to do the same.

From my post entitled Quest for a Sub-$1000 Steel Bicycle you can learn about how I decided to buy a Jamis bicycle. The most obvious reason was my partiality for steel bikes. I studied all of the bikes in the Jamis Coda line. Based on my analysis of the 2009 and 2010 models, I concluded that the differences between the Coda (the entry level model) and the Coda Sport (the mid-level model) were minuscule. The frames were identical, making the ride identical.

In my view, unless you were buying high-end components, the components wouldn’t make enough of a difference to warrant spending several hundred dollars more for a bike  –  assuming that both bikes had the same frame. All things being equal, it made sense to buy the entry level Coda with a view to upgrading it in the future. That way, you could get the frame (the best part of the bike) for the least amount of money. Down the road you could choose your own components and tailor it to your tastes.

To complicate matters, there was another bike in the Coda line, the Coda Comp. This was a “higher-end” Coda. The components were a step up and one feature in particular appealed to me – a carbon fork.

Some people are happy with a steel fork. Usually, I am too. But, there’s nothing like the ride of a carbon fork. It has a yielding softness which melts away the peaks and valleys of pockmarked roads. When paired with steel, it adds a velvety touch to an already smooth ride. I wanted that fork. The Coda Comp’s price, $950, kept me from choosing it. I was looking for an all-purpose transportation/utility bike. Minimizing cost and the practicality of locking it outdoors were of primary importance.

Thinking along those lines, I decided to test ride all three models. Figuring out my frame size and locating the bikes was a formidable task. It was the end of the 2010 season, and apparently Jamis Codas sold well. I found two 2010 Codas, one 2010 Coda Sport and one 2009 Coda Comp. After trips to several bike shops (as luck would have it, each had only one model in my size), I rode all three. I liked the ride of the Coda Comp best, but after the test rides I decided to purchase the Coda. It was the least expensive model with the most potential.

Now comes the good part. I was reading the specs on Jamis’s site when I noticed information on the 2011 models. Out of curiosity I compared the 2010 and 2011 Coda models. Immediately, one thing struck me: Jamis had discontinued the Coda Comp and kept the top-of-the-line Coda Elite ($1,000 MSRP). Then, with a stroke of brilliance, they had put the Coda Comp’s carbon fork on the Coda Sport (the mid-range model). It looked as if they had combined the two bikes.

This was somewhat eerie because I had been craving that carbon fork, but didn’t want to spend $950 on a bike. It was as if Jamis had heard my prayers and put the fork I wanted on the less expensive model. With this piece of knowledge came a dilemma: I wanted to buy a bike by November, but the 2011 Codas wouldn’t be available for another month or two.

I thought long and hard. Something about the 2011 Coda Sport appealed to me in an indescribable way. The carbon fork (carbon fiber unicrown with brake mounts, low-rider carrier mounts and forged dropouts with single eyelet) had a lot to do with it.

 

2011 Jamis Coda Sport Carbon Fork

2011 Jamis Coda Sport Carbon Fork

The frame specs were: Reynolds 520 double-butted chromoly main tubes, extended head tube with reinforced collars, double tapered cromo stays, and forged dropouts with eyelets. Additional specs included a 27-speed trigger shifting drivetrain with 48/36/26 FSA DynaDrive crankset, Shimano Deore rear derailleur, Alivio shifters, 11-32 Shimano cassette, Tektro direct-pull brakes with front power modulator and Tektro alloy levers, and Selle San Marco’s Elba saddle. (See full specs here.)

 

2011 Coda Sport Grip, ShiftLever & Brake Lever

Shimano Alivio Rapidfire Plus SL-M430, 27-speed Shiftlevers and Tektro Alloy Brake Levers

Specs aside, it was just one of those moments when you connect with a bike for some indiscernible reason. I needed a bike. However, I knew I would be sorry if I bought the 2010 Coda only to see the 2011 Coda Sport later – and be struck with buyer’s remorse. It was the sort of decision you only make once, and it had to be right.

Patience has always been one of my virtues. I put down a deposit to reserve a 2010 Coda and waited for the 2011 Coda Sport to become available. Weeks passed and I nearly gave up hope until one day a local shop e-mailed me with news: they had spoken to the Jamis rep who said that the 2011 Coda Sport was available on the West Coast. They could arrange to have one sent to Boston for me.

I jumped at the opportunity. A couple of weeks later, the 2011 Coda Sport arrived. It was assembled the next day and ready to test ride. As soon as I saw the bike, I knew it was mine.

Sporting striking blue and crisp white colors (aptly named Monterey Blue/Pearl White) not at all like the color on Jamis’s website, it was eye-catching. Parenthetically speaking, Jamis needs to hire a better photographer because the color in their photos doesn’t do the bike justice.

Personal views would dictate whether the color was a good or bad thing. Previous years’ models had muted, sometimes nauseatingly theft deterring colors suitable for crime-ridden neighborhood parking. For those with a sense of aesthetics, the newer, bolder color might be appealing, although some might consider the attractive color too appealing to the dishonest among us. Nine times out of ten aesthetics trumps practicality for me, so I was content with the bike’s color.

Unlike recent Coda models, the 2011 Coda Sport’s components were chrome, not black. If you’re neurotic like me, you may not be able to tolerate the scratching off of paint that goes along with black components. Jamis’s move to chrome meant that my bike would look new longer.

I also bade good riddance to the previous year’s suspension seat post whose departure shaved off some weight. I’m not a fan of suspension seat posts for urban riding. I’d rather have a lighter bike. And, a regular alloy seat post is one less thing to wear out.

Combined with the carbon fork and a change in components, Jamis shaved a noticeable amount of weight off of the Coda Sport. I haven’t weighed either the Coda or Coda Sport, but I will say that the 2011 Coda Sport feels lighter than the Coda (according to Jamis, the Coda Sport weighs 25.75 lbs).

As soon as the 2011 Coda Sport was ready, I took it out for a ride. The ride was exactly as I had imagined. For a bike in its price range ($725), it felt lighter and quicker than expected. Gliding effortlessly, the carbon fork soaking up every imperfection in the road, the Coda Sport was responsive and handled corners well. I shifted the gears through their full range. The shift levers felt crisp and the shifting was precise. The Selle San Marco Elba saddle was pleasantly comfortable for a stock saddle. Overall, the ride was comfortable.

 

Selle San Marco Elba Saddle Side View

Selle San Marco Elba Saddle Side View

 

Selle San Marco Elba Saddle Top View

Selle San Marco Elba Saddle Top View

The only thing I was conflicted about was the quick release seatpin. It did make adjusting the saddle height a breeze, but a strategy had to be devised for how to handle this “feature” when locking the bike outdoors. The saddle and seat post could be secured to the frame, the seat post could be removed and taken with you or the quick release seatpin could be replaced altogether. In the short run, the quick release was a good thing for someone like me who was not accustomed to riding a bike with a more upright posture. A few tries were necessary to get the seat height exactly right.

 

Alloy Clamp With Quick Release Seatpin

Alloy Clamp With Quick Release Seatpin

How you plan to use a bike and how long you plan to keep it will factor into whether you believe that the Coda Sport is the right bike for you. Less expensive bikes can fill the role of the Coda Sport. However, very few sub-$1,000 steel bikes exist these days. If you’re in the market for a moderately priced steel bike, I would recommend taking the Jamis Coda Sport for a ride.

 

Update: I have posted additional information on carbon forks here.

Update #2: By request, here is a photo of the 2011 Jamis Coda Sport frame for the purpose of better representing the bike’s color.

2011 Jamis Coda Sport Frame

2011 Jamis Coda Sport Frame

(click on photo to enlarge)

Update #3: Bicycling Magazine has given the Jamis Coda Sport its Editors’ Choice Award for best flat-bar road bike. Here is what they wrote:

“Supple ride characteristics make this bike a winner. Nearly any rider will be comfortable and a mix of Shimano components are easy to use. The bike is equally capable when rolling quickly in fitness mode or when loaded for errands. We also love the paneled paint scheme.”

 

Update #4: (12/6/2011) Note to readers who are comparison shopping between Jamis 2011 and 2012 Coda bicycles: For the second year in a row, Jamis has changed the models in the Coda line. The bicycle discussed in this review, the 2011 Jamis Coda Sport, is comparable to the 2012 Jamis Coda Comp.

While Jamis makes great bicycles (my 2011 Coda Sport is now one year old, and it has served me well), they aren’t as good at marketing bicycles. If I ran Jamis, I would not have changed the names of the Coda models twice in a row. In fact, I can think of many reasons why they should have kept the 2011 model names. Nevertheless, since Jamis can’t make up their mind about what to call the bikes, we will have to fend for ourselves.

To properly compare the Coda bicycles, it’s necessary to understand the name changes Jamis has made over the last few years.

In 2010, Jamis had four bikes in the Coda line. The entry level bike was called the “Coda” (the signature bike of the line). The next step up in the line was the “Coda Sport.” Next was the “Coda Comp.” And, at the top of the line was the “Coda Elite.” There was also a women’s model, the “Coda Femme,” which was a Coda with women’s specific geometry.

In 2011, Jamis decided to eliminate one of the bikes in the line. To do this, they combined the Coda Sport and Coda Comp (as I described above) and called the resulting bike the “Coda Sport.” So, in 2011 the Coda line consisted of the Coda, Coda Femme, Coda Sport, and Coda Elite. There was no Coda Comp in 2011.

When planning for the 2012 model year, Jamis became dissatisfied with their 2011 naming choices and decided to rename two of the bikes. First, they eliminated the name “Coda,” and renamed the entry level bike as “Coda Sport.”

Second, was the renaming of the 2012 mid-level Coda from “Coda Sport” to “Coda Comp.” (A comparison of the 2011 Coda Sport and 2012 Coda Comp specifications shows that they are the same bike — with slightly upgraded components on the 2012 model.) Third, was the addition of a second women’s model, the “Coda Comp Femme.”

In summary:

Coda Product line:
2010: Coda, Coda Femme, Coda Sport, Coda Comp, Coda Elite
2011: Coda, Coda Femme, Coda Sport, Coda Elite
2012: Coda Sport, Coda Sport Femme, Coda Comp, Coda Comp Femme,             Coda Elite

2011 Coda Sport = 2010 Coda Sport + 2010 Coda Comp (combined)
2011 Coda = 2012 Coda Sport
2011 Coda Femme = 2012 Coda Sport Femme
2011 Coda Sport = 2012 Coda Comp

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39 Responses to Jamis Coda Sport 2011 Model: First Impressions

  1. jthandle says:

    Steel is real. Nice bike.
    I think you made a wise decision in opting for a steel fork. They are cushy and won’t shatter catastrophically, like carbon may. They may get dinged, but you’ll still be able to ride it home.

    • Although some people prefer steel forks, the idea that carbon forks will “shatter catastrophically” is a myth. I’ve heard it before, but I’m not sure where that information originally came from. It’s more accurate to say that carbon doesn’t show wear like steel, so it may fail without warning.

      When I was shopping for a carbon fork for my road bike, I contacted carbon fork manufacturers for information on their forks’ failure rates. I also checked independent sources for this information. I learned that the rate of failure for carbon forks is small. So, the choice between steel and carbon primarily boils down to personal preference.

  2. jthandle says:

    oops. Guess I wasn’t paying attention to the ’11 vs. the ’10. Good luck with the carbon fork.

  3. side_FX says:

    Thank you for confirming that bicycle website pics never seem to do justice to the true color of the bike. “Real world” pics are always so much better than plan white generic backgrounds. One question though, why no full pic of the complete bike? I want to see the true blue in it’s entirety!! You are just teasing us with fork shots!!

    • “One question though, why no full pic of the complete bike? I want to see the true blue in it’s entirety!! You are just teasing us with fork shots!!”

      Good question. I didn’t include a full picture of the bike because I had trouble finding a location with the right lighting.

      The blue paint is very shiny, so both artificial and natural light bounce off of it and create glare. I’ll post a shot of the frame which shows the color better than the fork photo.

  4. Arlie Aurich says:

    I just put a down payment on mine (Coda Sport) yesterday. I’m a big boy (6’2”, 220 lbs.)… went with the 23”. No way of even test riding the bike, had to be ordered from the Garden State, but have 50+ years of cycling to know how to tweak any trouble spots. I have been riding a Cannondale T-2000 full blown touring rig since 1997 and decided it was time for a change. I’ll admit that the color was the first thing to strike me. Second I wanted steel. Third, it was a little intriguing to buy a brand that 99% of the population has never heard of, at least in Colorado. Only one little shop in all of Denver carries the brand. Several manufactures offer bikes with gimmicks, radial front wheels (makes no sense for my size & offers a less than smooth ride), colors that are bland & lifeless. This bike looks fast just sitting there. I will have it delivered in about 7 days and will try to remember to check back in here with my review.
    I am curious about pricing. MSRP is $725, I got mine for $680. What did everyone else pay?
    Later from Lakewood, CO…

    • Gregg says:

      Where in Colorado did you buy your 2011 Coda Sport? I’m in Colorado as well. There’s a little shop off Pearl Street in Denver, called VeloSoul, that sells Coda’s. They have the 2012 Coda Sport there now, but no 2012 Coda Comp…

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  6. Alex says:

    Hi and thank you so much for your review, this bike is on my short list and I may pull the trigger tomorrow. The color was also throwing me off, I love blue but not that girly blue. Your pictures are much appreciated.
    One question: How is it holding up?

    • Hi Alex,

      I’ve had my Coda Sport since late December and it’s holding up very well. It still looks and rides like it’s brand new – and this is after riding it through one of the snowiest winters we’ve had in recent memory.

      As for the color, it’s a bold blue that would suit anyone. I’ve had both men and women comment on what a nice looking bike it is. It seems to me that some people would buy it for the looks alone.

  7. Ethan says:

    Thanks for this review, I found it very helpful. I was narrowing down my list of hybrid bikes and this review prompted me to go give this bike a test drive. I rode this bike and then some competing aluminum hybrids in the same price range and was amazed at the super-smooth ride and light and agile handling of this bike. I was considering spending up to double what this bike cost but after riding it decided there was no need; there may be more expensive components out there but this bike has a well-balanced and competent cast from the brakes to the shifters to the seat comfort. Now to talk my girlfriend into getting one too…

    • I own bikes that cost several times as much as the 2011 Coda Sport. I always buy bikes based on ride quality – and in my opinion – the Coda Sport has a ride quality far higher than you’d expect at this price point. Overall, it’s a lot of bike for the money.

  8. Arlie says:

    Same guy here that posted 04/22… I now own the blue Coda Sport and have had a big issue with it. The front brakes were giving me fits, every little bump put them out of alignment. So after a ride I pulled the brakes and found one of the bosses cocked so only the top hole (out of the three) lined up with the bottom hole on the opposing boss. I did contact my LBS and Jamis has a new fork on the way, bad news is the 4 week wait. The bike is rideable, just flawed. I have bought a new set of inexpensive Shimano V-brakes to replace the cheap Tektro brakes. When I pulled off one arm the “plastic” bushing was already broken. Shimano is all metal, no plastic. The bike rides smooth, very nimble & I can ride further with less effort with the tighter geometry. I added a pair of Ergon grips w/barends for more positions, Soma fenders for a cleaner ride. L8R

    • Thanks for the information about the brake problem you had with your bike. Unfortunately, everything that’s manufactured has a defect rate associated with it. I know this all too well since I’m in the middle of dealing with a warranty issue for a frame that costs several times as much as the Coda Sport.

      Assembly mistakes can also be to blame for new bike problems. On the bright side, it looks as if you’ve added some upgrades to the bike which will suit you better.

  9. Rohan Juneja says:

    hey . thanks for the review . am shopping around for a hybrid for my 8 mile commute to work (brooklyn to midtown) . my hipster bike friends are all about steel frames – so when i found a hybrid that wasn’t aluminum , i was intrigued . you sound pretty convincing on the steel frame + carbon fork combo .

    my question is , how are the gears on this bike ? i believe its 27 speed ?what do you do with so many speeds ??? and is maintenance an issue ?

    thanks
    R

    • Bubba says:

      You’re right, 27 is a lot of gears. The bicycle has 3 gears up front where a lot of road bikes only have 2 in the front. I’ve been riding the coda sport for 2 months in NYC and I haven’t had to use the lowest gear ever. But it might come in handy one day if i ever take the bike upstate and climb mountains. The biggest hills i ride over are Thea queens borough bridge and the back loop at central park and I’m fine without the small gear.

      I bought my bike at “ALs Cycle Solutions” in hells kitchen. They had to order the bike but it only took 2 days for me to ride home on the bicycle. They also offer free tune ups for the life of your bike if you purchase it from them. And they gave me a little break on the price, $670.

      One small red flag with them though, the first time i rode off on the bike they had forgotten to tighten the handle bars and i almost crashed into a taxi on 8th ave. It really made me question their competency but i also had to blame myself for not doing any safety checks before riding away. They were extremely concerned when I came back to the shop and I think they realized what a serious mistake they made. 1 bad mark for an otherwise great experience with the shop. Good luck on your bike hunt, hope my story was helpful!

      • “One small red flag with them though, the first time i rode off on the bike they had forgotten to tighten the handle bars and i almost crashed into a taxi on 8th ave.”

        You’re lucky you weren’t hurt. Your story is a good example of why cyclists should get into the habit of doing safety checks before riding their bikes.

    • Rohan,

      In my experience as a long-time cyclist and owner of several bikes, it’s always better to have too many than too few gears. In the Greater Boston area, where I generally ride, there are steep hills which warrant a smaller gear – especially if you have knee problems, as I do.

      The small gear is also useful for carrying cargo on the bike. If you’re planning to install a rack on your bike, you’ll be glad to have the small gear when carrying the extra weight of things like books, a laptop or groceries up a hill. Overall, the small gear makes the bike more versatile. You may not use it now, but you might find that you need it in the future.

  10. OK_PK says:

    How about the plain old Coda ? Is it still a good buy at 550 ? I am buying my first bike, and came upon your blog. I would probably use it for fitness/leisure, with some commute. But I do want to be able to ride on flat trails, etc (e.g. the Cape Cod trail)

    • The regular Coda is a great bike. The main difference between the Coda and the Coda Sport is the carbon fork. The components on the Coda Sport are also a step up from the Coda, but in my opinion there isn’t enough difference between the Coda and Coda Sport components to warrant spending more money for that alone.

      The upgraded components, in combination with the carbon fork, make the Coda Sport a good value. The carbon fork dampens road shock a little better than the Coda’s steel fork – so the ride is smoother. Also, the Coda Sport weighs less than the Coda, which is an advantage when using the bike for fitness riding. You will be able to ride on flat trails with either bike.

      In your position, I would probably go by budget and how much you think you will ride. If you’re not sure how much the bike will be used, then buy the Coda. If you think that you will ride a lot, consider spending more to get the Coda Sport’s smoother ride and lighter weight.

      Keep in mind that you can always upgrade the components on the Coda, so the decision really comes down to whether you want the carbon fork.

      You can’t go wrong with either bike – it’s just a matter of budget and personal preference.

  11. Nick says:

    Thanks for the write up. This is a great Blog and it helped with my purchase (pretty much solidified my decision). I know I’m late to the game for this year but that turned out well for me as I was able to get a 2011 Elite for the price of a 2011 sport!

    Thanks for this post.

    Nick

  12. Steve Jordan says:

    Just picked up a 2011 elite and had my first proper ride with it. I really love it except the saddle makes me a little sore and my hands start to go numb after a few miles of riding. But a swap out of hand grips and new saddle should do the trick. Other than that, I really like the bike!

  13. dean theobald says:

    do you recommend this bike for racing in triathalons?

    • If you are just starting to compete in triathlons you could probably use the Coda Sport as a first bike. However, if you want to be competitive, not just finish the course, you would be better off buying a bike designed for triathlons.

      I’m not a triathlete, but my understanding is that there are differences in the design of road racing and triathlon bikes. These include different seat angles, geometry, weight distribution, aerodynamics, and positioning of the shifters.

      The Coda Sport has a road racing geometry, but it’s designed for recreational riding. In my opinion, the Coda Sport is best as an all-around fitness and transportation bike rather than a racing bike.

      • dean theobald says:

        Thanks for your fast reply. What bikes would you recommend for triathalons. I want something that is rugged, but also race worthy. I’m not trying to win anything, but just beat my own times, etc.

        • It’s hard to recommend a specific triathlon bike for someone else because for that type of bike, fit is the most important thing of all. Your best bet is to go to a local bike shop where high-end bikes are sold. Take a couple of bikes out for a ride to see how they feel.

          A decent entry level triathlon bike will cost around $1,500. If you can find a model from a previous year, you can get it for less than the current year’s model.

          A couple of good entry level triathlon bikes are the Cervelo P1 Ultegra SL and the Quintana Roo Kilo. These bikes are stiff and aerodynamic, which is what you want for triathlons.

  14. dean theobald says:

    Oh, I also wanted to say that I like the price tag on the Coda and Coda Sport bikes.

  15. Bill Lynch says:

    I have a 2009 Coda Sport and it’s the best ride I’ve ever had – the bike is an unbelievable value! There’s a lot of great comments above so I won’t duplicate, other than to say it’s all true. What I can add is that I’m a Clydesdale and I ride my bike for urban commuting and fitness and I have not had a single problem…I really didn’t expect those tires & rims to hold up as well as they have!

    Bill

  16. Todd says:

    Thanks for the great posts. I love the Jamis ride. Has anyone put oversize (not much room, I know) tires on their Coda? I was about to pull the trigger on a Fargo but now I’m looking at a steal of a deal on an 11 elite. I want to be able to do a little trail/light single track. The Salsa and Surly “advernture” bike setup is what I’m going for but I don’t know if the Coda is up for it. Thanks!

  17. Jerrrrr says:

    I haven’t had a bike really since I was a kid. I’m 25 and in good athletic shape and planning on buying the 2012 Coda Comp very soon. What kind of speed is obtainable both for short and long periods of time on these bikes? How much slower are they compare to a pure road bike? Thanks.

    • There isn’t much difference in speed between a pure road bike and the 2012 Coda Comp, provided that the bikes weigh about the same amount. To make comparisons, check the weight of the bikes you are interested in. If the difference is within a couple of pounds, then speed won’t be a factor, unless you’re planning to use the bike for racing, in which case, you should buy a lightweight road bike (a lightweight road bike will cost significantly more than the Coda Comp).

      The other thing to consider is that the Coda Comp is a flat bar road bike. This will give you a more upright riding position compared to the drop handlebars typically found on a regular road bike. Since an upright riding position is less aerodynamic, it will slow you down a little bit — but not too much.

      The Coda Comp is a good bike for both fitness riding and transportation use. Unless you are planning to do some racing, it should be fine for you.

  18. Chicago Dave says:

    I’m trying to locate and pull the trigger on the ’11 Coda Elite, but can’t find one ANYWHERE!

    Anyone know of where, how I can get the hook-up?

    Cheers,

    Chicago Dave

  19. Al says:

    I was at a local bike shop. I test drove a Coda Comp. It was a gray color. He wanted $399 for the bike but I forgot to ask him what year is the bike. I test drove the bike ran great and brakes were strong.

  20. Mika says:

    Had my Coda Sport frame to fail catastrophically this week. Survived, but was painful and expensive. Jamis will give me a replacement bike. Little suspicious, and not sure if I can ever trust that particular frame anymore. The upper steel bar broke “cleanly” next to the fork welding.

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  22. Maxine says:

    I’ve been testing various hybrids including Trek 7.3 fx, Specialized women’s version of Sirrus, a Felt hybrid, and the Cannondale Quick 4. The only one I’ve liked so far and I like it a lot is the Cannondale. I stumbled upon the Jamis Coda Comp on a thread discussing the Trek and the Cannondale and everyone was recommending the Coda Comp. A bike store is getting one in for me this week to try. I’m thinking maybe I liked the Cannondale because it has a carbon fork, it seemed in a different class than the Trek, Felt, and Specialized. I know nothing about bikes, just know what feels right. Any ideas when comparing the Cannondale Quick 4 and the Jamis Coda Comp? Thank you.

  23. Peter says:

    Just bought a 14 inch 2014 Coda Comp for my 10 year-old daughter. I didn’t think she could ride a bike that big but she test rode it and loved it. It is smooth and fast. This weekend was the first time I eve had to pedal hard to keep up with her. One huge benefit is that it should fit her well into teenage years. I have a Trek FX 7.6 which has served me well. It is fast but not very forgiving on the trail.

  24. Michael says:

    My issue is rear rim spoke failure! A lot of them! Frustrating! Is there a weight limit on these bikes? I have the coda sport steel fork and rear rim keeps snapping spokes and going out of true. Not conifident riding the bike anymore…had it two years 3000 miles and sick of it breaking all the time!

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