Jamis Komodo II Freeride Hardtail

3.83/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $599.00

Product Description

The Komodo features an incredibly stout Kinesis-built 7005 aluminum frame with double gussets and a humongous 57mm downTube for soaking up big hits andThe occasional botched landing. Its got an aggressivelyTucked-in rear forTraction and flickability, but withThe added versatility of 16Trigger-shifted gears.Frame: 7005Triple gauge aluminum mainTubes, 1.5” headTube, gusseted main frame, heavy-duty stays, rifledTopTube Replaceable derailleur hanger Fork: Marzocchi Dirt Jumper 1, 32mm

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by pnelson112

Date Reviewed: August 6, 2013

Strengths:    Review for the 2013 MSRP $750. This thing SHREDS! It does not matter if I am jumping off a park bench or doing some XC riding it can keep up! Short chain stay gives you a lot of control but also keeps the bike from climbing as well. But who cares I got it to jump not ride XC!

Weaknesses:    Fork is more or less for looks. Works on and off but for the price of the bike its easily upgrade-able.

Bottom Line:   
Worth the money! Set it and ride like the wind. Fun bike!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joe .N a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: December 15, 2012

Strengths:    Super strong frame, light wight

Weaknesses:    None review only for the frame

Bottom Line:   
My LBS got me the 09 Komodo II frame back in July from Jamis it was NOS and had never been built up. I was wanting a do all hardtail that could be rode hard and not break.. I had Cannondale hardtails and the frames would break after several broke frames thats why I got and built up the Komodo. What a KICKASS FRAME !! to build up. The frame has a high BB hight using a bash guard you have 11" clearance and for a high front climbs very well and is a killer frame for trail riding. Were it really shines is going down hill it just rails and handles super well. Running a long travel fork make this frame a blast to ride and you can ride it were most hardtail frames could not go. This frame needs to be rode with a short stem.

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Favorite Trail:   Brown County State Park Trails

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale hardtails

Bike Setup:   Marzocchi 44 120mm travel,700 mm wide holzfeffer bars with a salsa 70 mm 15 deg rise stem, hussefelt crank with bash guard and howitzer BB, shimano deore lx shifters and slx gs derailler,hayes stroker ryde with 180 and 160 rotors,mavic en 321 disc rims and XT hubs, continental 2.4 X-king tires

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by marianakash a Downhiller from mississauga, ontario, canada

Date Reviewed: September 19, 2011

Strengths:    crazy strong frame, nice geometry for downhill too

Weaknesses:    forks could use a upgrade, thinking of fox 32s, Frame a little heavy

Bottom Line:   
Good bike, i got it for only 200 cash used, i ss'ed it, drop some weight. Great entry level freeride/dh/dj bike for under 1000 new. Upgrade stock forks.

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Favorite Trail:   none a.t.m

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Buddie

Similar Products Used:   khs dj 200, stp 2, p2 and a few more

Bike Setup:   hayes hfx 9, 203mm front and rear. Ss

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Steven a Weekend Warrior from American Fork, Utah, US

Date Reviewed: March 8, 2011

Strengths:    I love the DJ ones. I have not bottomed out once. the frame is great. Ive had no problems doing drop offs or big jumps. it's got about a 40 pound frame so its heavy for a hardtail but Its worth the weight for the durability you get

Weaknesses:    Its really heavy and hard to go up hill

Bottom Line:   
This bike is a great bike to beat up. I do downhill with it and then I go and jump it. It's pretty much good for any thing but X country. For the price, you get a great deal

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Favorite Trail:   Any where

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   Bicycle Bananas

Similar Products Used:   GT Ruckes

Bike Setup:   Dirt Jumper

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by elliott hislop a Downhiller from tauranga

Date Reviewed: April 15, 2008

Strengths:    dirt jumper 1,s they are super strong the best thing on the bike.hayes stroker rydes are also very good and easy to ajust.

Weaknesses:    the rims are crap. I bent the back one on the first day riding the bike going off a small drop.It has Shimano deore wich skips all the time and bangs against the frame.

Bottom Line:   
If id known what this bike was like i wouldnt have got it.
This is not a very good mountain bike.

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Favorite Trail:   jumps track in rotorua

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1330.00

Similar Products Used:   I would recommend a giant STP1.It is alot better bike with good all round components and around the same price.

Bike Setup:   Dirt Jumper 1
Hayes Stroker Ryde
Shimano Deore
Weinmann Rims
MAxxis larsons

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Keith Allonardo a Cross Country Rider from Vineland, NJ

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2008

Strengths:    Very Burly but not too heavy. Pedals really good. Did some drops to 3' so far and it isnt skipping a beat under my 250lbs.

Weaknesses:    Climbing is not the best for this bike but thats not what it was made for.

Bottom Line:   
I wanted a bike that could take a beating and still work the trails well. So far this bike fits the bill for me. Well made and super burly. Great for freeride/Park and light downhill. Any DH if you like hardtails.

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Favorite Trail:   My own spots

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   Tuckahoe Bike Shop NJ

Similar Products Used:   Specialized P Bike.

Bike Setup:   Sm. 14" Diobolus Stem, Spank Lounge Bars, Race Face Diobolus cranks, DMRV8 pedals. E13 DRS chanine guide.

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