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    Jamis Sputnik Loving time, yah baby!

    So, i've seen quite a few sputniks on the forum now so I think it may be okay to make a thread dedicated to this sick ass Bike. Here are a few of mine I snapped while waiting for pupusa's. I wrapped a punctured tube around my Top Tube for protection/get rid logos, I hate logos. But it's not quite done yet. anyway, heres some pics.


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    Hmmmmm pupusa...

    What size is that?

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    My LBS got the '11 Jamis bikes in and I gotta admit, Sputnik and Beatnik looks awfully nice.



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    dude u need that trixie tool its the best tool ever it even comes with a bottle opener ! dude all the messengers reccomended it to me and evr since i got it im basically a mechaninc now and all the bike shops want me.

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    The new sputniks and beatniks are a total step backwards.

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    They look pretty though!



    Quote Originally Posted by Johhny B View Post
    dude u need that trixie tool its the best tool ever it even comes with a bottle opener ! dude all the messengers reccomended it to me and evr since i got it im basically a mechaninc now and all the bike shops want me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gospastic View Post
    The new sputniks and beatniks are a total step backwards.
    I was just about to say the same thing.
    Last edited by Squirrelli; 10-30-10 at 06:37 PM.

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    I concur on both points.

    It's a 57.
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    Isn't the Beatnik frame hi-ten straight guage? Can you say SE Draft?
    What, Me Worry? - Alfred E. Neuman

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    se draft, but 380$ vs 200.

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    What's wrong with the newest Sputnik, besides the inflated price? It looks better than the old ones with hundreds of logos.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    It's all in the specs. Other then poorer quality steel on the Sputnik and beatnik in 2011. I wish I could find the Geo on a 2007 sputnik.
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    lower tubing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triple8Sol View Post
    What's wrong with the newest Sputnik, besides the inflated price? It looks better than the old ones with hundreds of logos.
    Reynolds 520 for $650? Other than the nicer rear dropouts, pedals and saddle, how is it better than a Kilo TT?
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    I'd like to think i have as much money as brains.

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    ^ Well, 27.2mm seatpost, 1 1/8" fork and two sets of bottle mount?

    I agree with you though...$650 for 520 is a bit too much.

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    Hey, can anyone tell me what this Geometry means? I finally found the Geo on the 2007 Sputnik
    MODEL SIZE CENTER of BB to TOP of TT EFFECTIVE TT LENGTH HEAD TUBE ANGLE SEAT TUBE ANGLE CHAINSTAY WHEELBASE FORK RAKE BB HEIGH HEADTUBE STANDOVER
    Sputnik 57cm 22.28/566 22.44/570 73.5˚ 73˚ 1 5.94/405 40.43/1027 1.57/40 10.83/275 5.59/142 32.28/820
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    the higher the head angle the steeper the geometry = less relaxed position.
    higher ht/st is associated with track bikes. ex: 75/75
    super high st is associated with time trial bikes. ex: 73/78
    road: 73/73
    touring bikes have slacker angles all around and longer wheelbases.

    etc.

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    56.6mm c-t seat tube, 57mm effective top tube, 73.5˚ head tube, 73˚ seat tube, 405mm chain stay lenght, 1027mm wheelbase, 40mm for rake, 142mm head tube, 275mm bottom bracket height and 820mm standover.

    Rather relaxed geometry, very road-worthy frame.

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    thread lacking pics

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    I loved mine...great bike. I wish I had some pics of how it looked at the end. I put a few stickers on it, wrapped up a lot of the logos in electrical tape and had bullhorns with no brakes. It looked good.
    skinnytire

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    Sputnik With Deep V by bhop, on Flickr

    This is from when I first got it.

    Basking In The Sunset by bhop, on Flickr

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    Don't know if you can see in the picture, but I've desecrated mine with a computer
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    Quote Originally Posted by xkillemallx16 View Post
    thread lacking pics
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    well, here's some for you! everything's for sale...

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    dookie that's sexy as all get out. I feel like I'd get arrested for riding that in public. ''sir. This city frowns on doing that around the youth''
    what kind of fork is that?
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    Genius.
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    it's a woundup.
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    I am ****ing devoted too. I am moving into my friend's closet just so I can save up for bike stuff.
    well, here's some for you! everything's for sale...

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    without a doubt thats the sexiest sputnik i've seen. I also now need another bike part I can't afford. I'm totally getting a woundup fork for my Sputnik and throwing the Easton on my next build.
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    Genius.
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    Save your dignity and go back to hopping curbs on your langster.
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