Monday, September 24, 2012

2012 Jamis Dakar SixFiftyB Pro Long-Term Review, Part 2

As I’m sure you’ve already gathered, the XC components and geometry make the Jamis Dakar SixFifty B Pro a very capable climber for a 5.5″ bike. If you don’t feel like you need full squish on the climbs, close the gate on the rear shock and dial the compression all the way up on the fork to drastically reduce the amount of travel and stiffen the suspension up. With a weight of 27.72 pounds (without pedals and without dropper post), the Dakar 650b Pro is very light for an aluminum-framed 5.5″ travel rig.

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