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Old 10-16-19, 06:10 PM
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Love for Jamis Satellite?

So a Jamis Satellite Femme followed me home the other day. It is a 2010 model. Cro-moly frame and fork. Shimano Sora. Wow, What an amazing ride. It was very smooth and precise. My main ride was a 2005 Specialized Roubaix carbon frame but I think this ride surpasses that. Even the shifting was quick and precise. It just felt so nice. Am I crazy?

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Old 10-16-19, 07:18 PM
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Nice color!
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Old 10-16-19, 08:47 PM
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Looks really cool! Congratulations! I've got a 2012 Jamis Satellite Sport and I love it!
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Old 10-17-19, 04:45 AM
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Very nice! The ride quality is courtesy of a steel frame. I find steel to be a nice ride all the way around.
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Old 10-17-19, 06:57 AM
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Not sure why you would be crazy.

A bike will be smooth and precise because of any of the following- quality tires, frame material, frame geometry, fork geometry.
If you like the Jamis more than the Roubaix, its most likely due to one or more of the mentioned reasons. Just a single degree of angle difference can make a bike feel good or bad for a specific rider. Or 10mm of difference in trail can be the difference between a bike that feels precise and a bike that wanders for a specific rider.

Enjoy it and dont think twice about it being a lower groupset or whatever.
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Old 10-17-19, 07:08 AM
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you're not crazy, that bike looks awesome and I bet it rides equally awesome!
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Old 10-17-19, 09:23 AM
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I have a Jamis, they are very good imo. You get a lot of nice stuff for your $$$
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Old 10-17-19, 09:54 AM
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You're crazy.

Congratulations.
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Old 10-17-19, 01:25 PM
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I had a Satellite in 2009 as my first modern road bike. It did ride very smoothly, looked great and handled well but the wheelset kept breaking spokes and I didn't like the Sora shifters. I also impulsively bought a cyclocross bike in late 2009 that I liked better so I sold it the following year to a college student, set up the upgraded wheels for my cross bike and never looked back. Jamis bikes are good value and I'd seriously consider a Quest or Aurora if I was bike shopping.
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Old 10-17-19, 04:24 PM
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Oh that video is hillarious. I have heard about the wheels. I have a set of Neuvations I could put on it and some 28mm Continentals and be happy. It's the Femme model and that doesn't even make a difference to me. And yes, it is a pretty color.

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You're crazy.

Congratulations.
I'm aware I may be crazy. Contact my primary care provider for access to my medical records.

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Old 10-17-19, 08:05 PM
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Crazy is subjective.
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Old 10-17-19, 08:49 PM
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Nice looking bike, I bought a Jamis Coda Sport and its a solid bike
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Not crazy. Nice bike.
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Originally Posted by Jicafold View Post
So a Jamis Satellite Femme followed me home the other day. It is a 2010 model. Cro-moly frame and fork. Shimano Sora. Wow, What an amazing ride. It was very smooth and precise. My main ride was a 2005 Specialized Roubaix carbon frame but I think this ride surpasses that. Even the shifting was quick and precise. It just felt so nice. Am I crazy?
your were Crazy for thinking Specialized was all that.

welcome to the world of being WOKE!
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Old 10-20-19, 01:43 PM
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The color is actually prettier than the stock photo shows. It's a green pearl color. Shown here with Neuvation wheelset I put on.





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