Jamis Durango A1
Jamis Durango A1

Jamis Durango A1

Regular price $799.95
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In our experience this level of mountain bike is the least expensive that you can take off-road and not have it constantly malfunction or fall apart.

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Hybrids for fitness and recreation can get away with cheaper components but mountain bikes cannot.

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The Jamis Durango A1 is our best XC mountain bike and features Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and 4 inches of suspension up front, but we really like the drivetrain.

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Which is the Microshift Advent 1x single chainring drivetrain. Every new mountain bike above $1,000 has a 1x drivetrain.

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Double (2 chainring) cranksets and front derailleurs are improvement over triples, which have always worked poorly, but really why have them?

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Moving up from the $500-$600 price range eliminates the single worst working part on any mountain bike, the front derailleur.

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Specifications

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Frame6061 aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCT 30, 100mm
WheelsAlex TD26 29
TiresCST Patrol, 29 x 2.25”
DrivetrainmicroSHIFT Advent 1x9
CassettemicroSHIFT, 9-speed, 11-42T
BrakesetShimano MT200 Hydraulic
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