Jamis Reviews and News


Living the (Jamis) Renegade life


Meet Thomas Turner, Jamis Factory Team racer and Renegade bike owner. But mostly Thomas is regular guy who loves riding — anywhere and everywhere. And as you’ll see in this video, he simply has a great outlook on life and how it should be lived.

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New Jamis Nova cyclocross and Renegade gravel bikes


Jamis has offered up a sneak peak of what is to come for its model year 2017 bikes, lifting the lid on its revamped cyclocross and gravel-adventure bike line-ups.

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Sea Otter: Jamis goes all-in with Renegade adventure bikes


Whether commuting across town or bikepacking across the country, the Jamis Renegade bikes tick the right boxes.

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Cyclocross Race Bike Shootout: Jamis Supernova Team Review


Purebred competition machine delivers snappy handling, great braking and eye-catching looks, but is best suited to skilled racers.

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In the Queue: What’s next in the RoadBikeReview test lineup


In the Queue: RoadBikeReview’s new weekly look at the gear and bikes we’re testing, starting with products from Garmin and MORSA Design, plus three race-ready cyclocross bikes.

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Interbike: Six new race-ready cyclocross bikes


From budget bikes to budget breakers, there are new cyclocross offerings for every level of racer.

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Interbike: Seven new gravel grinding road bikes


Tackle the road less traveled with these new off-road adventurers spotted at Interbike.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: And the winners are…


Find out which bikes our test team anointed Best Gran Fondo Racer, Best Climber, Best Pure Gravel Road Racer, and Best In Test.

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$3k Endurance Bike Shootout: Jamis Xenith Endura Elite Review


If you’re looking for a true gravel grinder that could also be converted into a capable commuter bike, the Jamis Xenith Endura Elite is worth a look.

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First Look: Jamis Renegade disc-equipped adventure road bike


This past weekend Jamis Bicycles introduced the Renegade, a carbon-fiber, disc brake-equipped adventure road bike geared toward the burgeoning gravel grinding segment. First ride honors went to pro rider Tyler Wren, who placed a solid third in the Crusher in the Tushar, a challenging 84-mile race in Utah that’s held on equal parts paved and […]

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$3K Endurance Bike Shootout: Meet the combatants


Endurance bikes are built to be both comfortable — and efficient and powerful. Or put another way, they are the bikes that best suit most of us most of the time. Here we provide a first look at the seven major brand bikes we’ll be testing, and pass on a few initial impressions.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 2


Welcome to Day 2 of RoadBikeReview’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike technology.

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Interbike 2013: Six Lust Worthy Bikes


We saw dozens of amazing bikes at Interbike (and Eurobike). Super light carbon fiber climbers. Wind cheating aero assault weapons. Beautiful disc-equipped works of custom painted art. Electronic shifting all-day gravel grinding adventure companions. But these six made our heart beat just a little faster.

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Featured User Review: Jamis Satellite Steel Road Bike


Featured User Review: Jamis Satellite Steel Road Bike by Doggity Price Paid: $625.00 at The Broken Spoke Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: any long climbing ridey Bike Setup: Stock frame and fork. Nitto Randoneur 45cm handlebars. Shimano 8 speed BAR END shifters. Stock Sora derailleurs and gear cluster. […]

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“BIKETOWN USA” Program Brings Free Bikes To Minneapolis


Reduce your carbon footprint and save money at the pump win a Jamis Commuter The gift of a bike unites communities and improves lives… How could a new bike change your life? Do you want to be healthier and more active? Wish you spent more time in your community and less time in a car? […]

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Featured User Review: Jamis Eclipse Steel Road Bike


Featured Review: Jamis Eclipse Steel Road Bike by DaleG_007 Price Paid: $1700 Review Date: April 27, 2010 Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Stock as per the Jamis website. Summary: This is a stock 54 cm 2009 Eclipse as seen on the Jamis website. It was a floor model […]

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Featured User Review: Jamis Quest


Featured Review: Jamis Quest by spballantyne Price Paid: $1600.00 at University Cyclery Review Date: March 1, 2010 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: Mission Trails – San Antonio Bike Setup: Stock Jamis Quest with Brooks B17 Special Saddle. Summary: I have been riding my 2009 Jamis Quest for about […]

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2010 Jamis Xenith Spied at Sea Otter, more to come at Interbike!


Back in April while we were down at the 2009 Sea Otter Classic, we spied a new 2010 Jamis Xenith. It would have gone unnoticed to most, even us to be completely honest, due to it’s 2009 Team Colavita paint job. This prototype was there to be tested and riden for feedback. We weren’t able […]

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Jamis Sputnik Fixed Gear Road Bike Pro Review


Jamis Sputnik Fixed Gear Road Bike Pro Review – By kwc 46×16 drivetrain with flip-flop fixed/single-speed hub, FSA Vero cranks Reynolds 631 size-specific tubing Ritchey Comp cockpit Sizes: 50, 53, 55, 57, 59 (tested), 62cm Weight: 18.9 lbs MSRP: $900 Intro Of the various bikes I’ve ridden, none has attracted as many unsolicited, positive comments […]

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Video: 2009 Jamis Xenith SL


Steven Fairchild of Jamis Bikes gives us a very detailed look into the 2009 Jamis Xenith SL. The very same bike that Team Colavita races on, you can pick up at your local LBS. 2009 Jamis Xenith SL Upgrades from 2008 Lighter frame with increased stiffness in the BB and HT area BB 30 Bottom […]

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Jamis Commuter 4 First Impressions


Jamis Commuter 4 First Impressions by Richard Masoner TIG Welded 6061 aluminum frame and fork Shimano BR-M415 disc brakes with Tektro levers Shimano Alfine 8-speed hub with pulley tensioner Shimano R440 front dérailleur Jamis “Comfort” saddle 27.2 mm suspension seatpost 700 x 32 Kenda Kwest tires Sizes: 14.5″, 16.5″, 18.5″, 20.5″, 22″ 30.5 lbs. MSRP: […]

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Jamis Xenith Team Pro Review


Jamis Xenith Team – By Francis Cebedo Tri-Oval differential tubing diameters support larger riders without punishing smaller ones Asymmetrical muscle-shaped chainstays with driveside chainstay 10% larger than non-driveside chainstay yields 30% more volume & stiffness. 850 gram frame Weight -15.5 lbs MSRP – $5100 Intro embedPlayer(1494779147,”single_title_2″,0 ,0 ,1697193119) Strengths sub 900 gram frame excellent lateral […]

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