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Fuji Absolute 1.0 LE vs Jamis Coda Comp?

Old 11-23-16, 07:53 PM
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Fuji Absolute 1.0 LE vs Jamis Coda Comp?

Helllo,

Just signed up on this forum. Im looking at the se two bikes. Hoping to understand how they compare.... which has better materials and components overall? I have copy pasted specs below for each. I live in Atlanta, not the best roads, hilly, I like to drive agressively/fast, change sides, get on sidewalks if needed. I have tried both bikes, like them both. Would appreciate your comments on components.

FUJI ABSOLUTE 1.0 LE -- $1,000

Fuji Absolute 1.0 LE Flat Bar Disc Road Bike -- 2016 Performance Exclusive

Weighs about 20-22 lbs.

Fuji 6061 butted aluminum frame is light, agile
Carbon fork with alloy steerer dampens road vibration
Tektro Aruiga hydraulic disc brakes provide powerful, all-weather stopping performance
Shimano 105 11-speed drivetrain for crisp, dependable shifting
Comfortable Vitoria Zaffiro 700 x 25c

Bottom Bracket:BB86 External, Sealed Bearing
Brakes: Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Discs
Cassette: Shimano 105 11-speed
Chain: KMC X11 w/Quick Link
Crankset: Oval 520, 50/34T
Fork: Carbon w/alloy steerer
Frame: 6061 butted aluminum
Frame Bottom Bracket:
Frame Fork:
Frame Fork Travel:
Frame Front Derailleur:
Frame Headset Size:
Frame Material:
Frame Replaceable Dropout:
Frame Seatpost:
Frame Weight:
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
Grips/Tape: Oval Comfort
Handlebar: Oval 250 Alloy Flat Bar
Headset: FSA, 1 1/8"
Levers: Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc brakes
Pedals: Alloy body with chromoly axle
Rack Mounts: Yes
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Shock:
Saddle: Oval 300
Seatpost: Oval 300
Shifters: Shimano Rapidfire Plus
Stem: Oval 313, 31.8mm
Tires: Vitoria Zaffiro 700 x 25c
Wheelset: Oval 327CX, alloy hubs, black spokes
Rating: 4.5



JAMIS CODA ELITE $850
http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/codaelite.html

Frame Disc Brake Reynolds 520 double-butted chromoly main tubes, extended head tube with reinforced collars, double tapered cromo stays, forged dropouts and fender/rack eyelets
Fork Carbon composite with alloy steerer, disc brake post mounts, low-rider carrier mounts and forged dropouts with fender eyelets
Headset Threadless, 1 1/8
Wheels Alex TD-26 double wall disc specific alloy rims, 32H, Shimano M475 6-bolt disc hubs with QR and 14g stainless steel spokes.
Tires Vittoria Randonneur with Double Shielding puncture protection, 700 x 32c
Derailleurs Shimano Deore M591 SGS rear and Alivio FD-T4000 bottom-pull front
Shiftlevers Shimano Alivio RapidFire Plus SL-M4000, 27-speed
Chain Shimano
Cassette Shimano 9-Speed 11-32T
Crankset Shimano FC-T4010 triple, 48/36/26T, 170mm (15-17), 175mm (19-23)
BB Set FSA sealed cartridge, 68 x 122.5mm
Pedals Full alloy platform, toe clip attachable
Brakeset Tektro HD-M285 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm SL wave style rotors and Tektro brake levers with reach adjust
Handlebar Jamis Urban bar, 6061 T-6 aluminum, 25.4 x 10 sweep x 580mm
Stem Jamis adjustable threadless system (ATS) forged aluminum stem, 25.4 x 10 x 90mm (15), 105mm (17-19), 115mm (21-23). ATS shim length 100mm
Grips Anatomic double density kraton
Seat Post Jamis alloy micro-adjust, 27.2 x 350mm alloy clamp with QR seatpin
Saddle Selle Royal S1 with integrated clip system
Sizes 15, 17, 19, 21, 23
Color Ano Black
Weight 26.50 lbs

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As best I can tell from the jumble of specs you posted, the Fuji is lighter, has better components and is more of a road-specific bike. What are the prices?
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Fuji $1,000
Jamis $850
Just edited and posted the correct CODA specs.
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Originally Posted by loboseb View Post
Fuji $1,000
Jamis $850
Just edited and posted the correct CODA specs.
The specs seem to have disappeared entirely but for $150 more, i'd buy the Fuji.
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FUJI ABSOLUTE 1.0 LE

Bottom Bracket:BB86 External, Sealed Bearing
Brakes: Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Discs
Cassette: Shimano 105 11-speed
Chain: KMC X11 w/Quick Link
Crankset: Oval 520, 50/34T
Fork: Carbon w/alloy steerer
Frame: 6061 butted aluminum
Frame Bottom Bracket:
Frame Fork:
Frame Fork Travel:
Frame Front Derailleur:
Frame Headset Size:
Frame Material:
Frame Replaceable Dropout:
Frame Seatpost:
Frame Weight:
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
Grips/Tape: Oval Comfort
Handlebar: Oval 250 Alloy Flat Bar
Headset: FSA, 1 1/8"
Levers: Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc brakes
Pedals: Alloy body with chromoly axle
Rack Mounts: Yes
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Shock:
Saddle: Oval 300
Seatpost: Oval 300
Shifters: Shimano Rapidfire Plus
Stem: Oval 313, 31.8mm
Tires: Vitoria Zaffiro 700 x 25c
Wheelset: Oval 327CX, alloy hubs, black spokes
Rating: 4.5
Weight: 22 lbs

JAMIS CODA ELITE
Frame Disc Brake Reynolds 520 double-butted chromoly main tubes, extended head tube with reinforced collars, double tapered cromo stays, forged dropouts and fender/rack eyelets
Fork Carbon composite with alloy steerer, disc brake post mounts, low-rider carrier mounts and forged dropouts with fender eyelets
Headset Threadless, 1 1/8”
Wheels Alex TD-26 double wall disc specific alloy rims, 32H, Shimano M475 6-bolt disc hubs with QR and 14g stainless steel spokes.
Tires Vittoria Randonneur with Double Shielding puncture protection, 700 x 32c
Derailleurs Shimano Deore M591 SGS rear and Alivio FD-T4000 bottom-pull front
Shiftlevers Shimano Alivio RapidFire Plus SL-M4000, 27-speed
Chain Shimano
Cassette Shimano 9-Speed 11-32T
Crankset Shimano FC-T4010 triple, 48/36/26T, 170mm (15-17”), 175mm (19-23”)
BB Set FSA sealed cartridge, 68 x 122.5mm
Pedals Full alloy platform, toe clip attachable
Brakeset Tektro HD-M285 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm SL wave style rotors and Tektro brake levers with reach adjust
Handlebar Jamis Urban bar, 6061 T-6 aluminum, 25.4 x 10 sweep x 580mm
Stem Jamis adjustable threadless system (ATS) forged aluminum stem, 25.4 x 10 x 90mm (15”), 105mm (17-19”), 115mm (21-23”). ATS shim length 100mm
Grips Anatomic double density kraton
Seat Post Jamis alloy micro-adjust, 27.2 x 350mm alloy clamp with QR seatpin
Saddle Selle Royal S1 with integrated clip system
Sizes 15”, 17”, 19”, 21”, 23”
Color Ano Black
Weight 26.50 lbs
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So, what are some better or comparable flat bars spec wise to the Fuji? The Fuji's handle bar is too low and aggressive, cant make it higher. But its a fast and light bike, takes off on a dime.
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So, what are some better or comparable flat bars spec wise to the Fuji? The Fuji's handle bar is too low and aggressive, cant make it higher. But its a fast and light bike, takes off on a dime.
If the Fuji doesn't fit you, it doesn't matter what it's specs are.

I'm not conversant with the spectrum of flat bar bikes so visiting a range of dealers and trying what they recommend is your best course of action.
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So, what are some better or comparable flat bars spec wise to the Fuji? The Fuji's handle bar is too low and aggressive, cant make it higher. But its a fast and light bike, takes off on a dime.
You could get a 30 to 40 degree angled stem that would raise the height of the handlebars substantially.
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Tried out Jamis again, a no go for sure.
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Originally Posted by loboseb View Post
Tried out Jamis again, a no go for sure.

Why is that?


Was it due to the alloy fork?


Unfortunately for 2017 models, Jamis has switched out from the Coda Comp, a carbon fork that was previously a mainstay of the Coda Comp model.
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We sell both in our shop. Generally, we find the Jamis frame is a better quality, especially if you want to ride a lot at longer distances where the steel frame will absorb more road buzz and leave you feeling better after a longer ride.
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