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Jamis Beatnik

Jamis Beatnik
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This is stripped-down, go-fast gear for the urban jungle. Steel frames to soak up anything the city has to throw at you. Brakes and flip-flop hub just in case. Everything you need to survive on pedals on the street. Nothing more. Nothing less.

Secure Stops
We include front and rear brakes in our specification. The calipers are a “long-reach” type allowing for greater tire width choices and fender installation.

Ride Fixed or Free
Whether you prefer to ride fixed or free, we’ve got you covered with a Flip-Flop rear hub and fixed cogs already installed.

Real Steel
There is simply no better material better suited for the rigors of urban riding than steel. Unlike aluminum, steel naturally damps or absorbs the shocks and vibrations of city streets. Aluminum simply transmits it, like a tuning fork, which is why aluminum frames are often criticized for their “harsh” riding qualities. Besides, on a fixie, where vintage reigns, skinny steel frame tubes are just right.

Steering Style
The Beatnik’s short-length flat bar and threadless alloy stem can be flipped to a 10-degree positive position depending on rider preference.

SST Means "Custom"
Our SST (size-specific tubing) engineering protocol employs smaller-diameter frame sections for smaller frames and larger ones for bigger frames, for more consistent ride quality across all frame sizes.

- Hi-Ten tubing frame
- Unicrown straight blade fork
- 40mm Deep Dish Alloy wheel set


Frame Hi-Ten tubing with SST tubing diameters, tapered rear stays, rear entry dropouts with fender eyelets
Fork Unicrown straight blade with double fender eyelets
Headset Threadless, 1 1/8"
Rims/Wheels 40mm Deep Dish Alloy rims with black CNC sidewall, 32H, alloy track hubs with flip/flop rear and 14g stainless steel spokes
Tires Urban, 700 x 32c
Crankset Forged alloy crank, 170mm
Chainrings single 46T alloy chainring
Chain KMC Z410A
Cassette/Rear Cogs 16T Freewheel and fix gear
Handlebars Rise bar, aluminum, 25.4 barbore, 540mm wide, 10mm rise, 10° sweep
Tape/Grips BMX Type Grip
Stem Jamis Road, 3D forged 6061 alloy, 15° x 60mm (47/50), 105mm (53/55), 120mm (57/59/62)
Brakes Promax long reach alloy calipers with shorty brake levers
Pedals Touring platform, steel cage/resin body
Saddle Jamis Vintage with perforated cover
Seat Post Jamis alloy micro-adjust, 25.4 x 350mm with alloy clamp

* Subject to change without notice.