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Old 09-15-05, 06:07 AM   #1
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Jamis Coda Sport VS. Kona Dew Deluxe

Which do you think would be the better bike to start off with for someone who has had a 35+ year lay off from riding. 48 years old, 6ft. 2in., 280lbs.
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Old 09-15-05, 09:35 AM   #2
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the main difference is steel vs. aluminium. Your choice. Try them both.
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I've test ridden the Coda Sport and was very impressed by the way it handled and otherwise performed. Ended up buying the Coda Elite, which is simply a great hybrid in my book. Test drove a few others and wasn't as impressed. However, I never rode a Kona, so I can't offer any opinion there. I've heard great things about that company as well, so hopefully I'll be able to give one a spin someday.
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I own the Dew Deluxe. AWESOME bike! I modified mine with road bars, and later moustache bars, but the bike is well-made with quality components from the factory. IMHO, you can't beat Kona for the $$$. Happy shopping!
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