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Jamis Ventura Sport
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Jamis

Ventura Sport
2013

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5.0 stars
 (4 Reviews)
 

2013 Jamis Ventura Sport

Jamis's Ventura Sport is a fast, comfortable road companion ready to rack up the miles. Its light 7005-aluminum frame and fork offer great-handling geometry to make it perfect for short spins to long weekend rides. Durable Alex rims wrapped in Vittoria tires tick off the miles with ease, handling smoothly and gripping the pavement with confidence. With a Shimano/FSA 16-speed compact drivetrain, you'll have every gear needed to master all of your adventures. Equipped with Jamis's Road Sport saddle, you'll cruise for hours in comfort.

 
Specification Description
Frame Kinesis 6061-aluminum w/tapered head tube
Fork Jamis aero aluminum
Rims/Wheels Alex ID19
Hubs Formula
Spokes 14-gauge stainless-steel
Tires Vittoria Zaffiro, 700 x 23c
Crankset FSA Tempo Compact
Chainrings 50/34
Front Derailleur Shimano
Rear Derailleur Shimano
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-850, 8-speed: 12-26
Shifters Shimano STI
Handlebars Jamis Ergo
Tape/Grips Jamis suede
Stem Jamis aluminum road
Brake Levers Shimano
Brakes Tektro dual-pivot
Pedals Touring platform w/toe clips
Saddle Jamis Sport road
Seatpost Jamis aluminum

* Subject to change without notice.

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Pros

  • Lightweight  (4)
  • Good Geometry  (3)
  • Comfortable  (3)
  • Great Components  (3)
  • Handles Well  (3)

Best Uses

  • Casual Riding  (3)
  • Climbing  (2)
  • Road biking 
  • Commuting 
  • Serious Training 

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4.0

So far so good

By Berg

from Miami Valley, Ohio

About Me Casual/ Recreational

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Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking

    Comments:

    Bought as a 1st road bike in 30 years. I have been very happy thus far. Have about 350 miles on it and goes about it's business just fine. Could use a tune up but that is to be expected. Not the fanciest bike by any stretch, but it is very light and perfect for getting exercise. Typically I ride road, sometimes bike path. If anything a bit to fast for shared use path.Do feel a lot of vibration on rough surfaces, but I can't compare to carbon fork. May do some upgrades in future, but I am very happy with the frame and have no need to upgrade there.

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    5.0

    Fast and Fun

    By TK

    from Wyckoff, NJ

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Absorbs Shock Well
    • Great Components
    • Lightweight
    • Good Geometry
    • Handles Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Serious Training
      • Casual Riding
      • Climbing

      Comments:

      This is my first road bike and I have to say I love it. This bike has everything a road bike needs. Even though I added some extras it it still very light. I would say about 25 pounds. Overall this bike will fit your needs in a road bike and you will love it.

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      5.0

      Amazing Bike!

      By TK

      from Wyckoff, NJ

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Components
      • Lightweight
      • Handles Well
      • Good Geometry
      • Comfortable
      • Absorbs Shock Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Riding
        • Climbing

        Comments:

        I got this bike for Christmas and i love it. I road it for about 2 miles and it felt great. The derailer is a little iffy but i just need to get it adjusted. Other than that the bike is awesome. I can't wait to take it for a long ride.

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        5.0

        I Love It !!!

        By JP

        from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Great Components
        • Good Geometry
        • Handles Well
        • Lightweight
        • Absorbs Shock Well
        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sprinting
          • Commuting
          • Serious Racing or Training
          • Casual Riding

          Comments:

          I use this bike for training purposes and long-distance rides in addition to commuting. I am crazy about it ! I think that for the price the Ventura is an excellent bargain. The components work well together and the ride is great. It is also strong and solid enough for me (I weigh 250 lbs.). I have found few bikes in this price range with carbon front forks.

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