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Old 08-06-13, 12:34 PM   #1
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Opinions Requested: 2009 Jamis Xenith Race

I am looking to upgrade from my aluminum Trek to a full carbon ride. An LBS has a used ('09) Jamis Xenith Race in my size - asking $1,250. The shop owner insists the bike is in excellent condition. I have given it a test ride, albeit very brief, but it was comfortable and quick. I am looking for some other opinions - keeping in mind that this ride will be used as a training bike, regular road bike, as well as triathlons (and at least one HIM). Thoughts on the Jamis, price, etc...

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Old 08-07-13, 11:03 AM   #2
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At 1250 for a NOS I'd pass.

It wasn't über light if I recall and the wheels were meh.
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Old 08-07-13, 11:41 AM   #3
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What other choices are you considering? Are you sure that it's the right size?

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data: http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/thebik...xenithcomp.pdf no opinion.
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You can do better for $1250, especially toward the end of summer, IMHO. For example...

http://www.performancebike.com/bikes...400315__400315

or better yet:

http://www.performancebike.com/bikes...400315__400315

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Old 08-12-13, 07:01 AM   #6
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Thanks all for the thoughts. I actually settled on a brand new Giant TCR Comp - 2013 closeout deal. It isn't the lightest pony, and the Shimano 105 is sufficient. It was in the price range and it is a good starting point for future upgrades - but it is quite a looker!
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