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Jamis DXT A1 (2021)


The DXT A1 is the best Dual Sport Jamis makes and we really like the drivetrain which is the Microshift Advent 1x single chainring drivetrain.

We have been selling the Advent on Felt mountain bikes for a while now and it has been excellent. Better than the comparable Shimano Acera and Sram SX.

Double (2 chainring) cranksets and front derailleurs are an improvement over triple cranksets, which have always worked poorly. But they are still a cost saving compromise. 

1x drivetrains saves over a pound of weight and simplifies shifting while still giving you a wide gear range for all kinds of terrain.

This might be the only 1x equipped dual sport under $1,000 this year. We have never been so excited about a dual sport before.


Head to Head Comparison


MSRP Drivetrain
Jamis DXT A1 $800 Advent 1x9
Trek Dual Sport 3
$860 Alivio 2x9
Cannondale Quick CX 2
$900 Altus 2x9
Trek Dual Sport 4 $1,160 Deore 1x11
Cannondale Quick CX 1 $1,250 Deore 1x11

Specifications

Frame 6061 aluminum hydroformed
Fork SR Suntour NVX, 75mm travel
Headset Internal Cup, threadless
Wheels WTB STX i23 double wall
Tires CST Dual Sport, 700 x 42c
Derailleur MicroShift Advent
Shifters MicroShift Advent 1x9
Chain KMC Z9
Cassette MicroShift 11-42T
Crankset Samox alloy forged, 32T
BB Set VP sealed cartridge
Pedals Platform style
Brakeset Tektro hydraulic disc
Handlebar Riser bar, double-butted aluminum
Stem 3D forged alloy
Grips MTB Type Grip
Seat Post Jamis alloy micro-adjust
Saddle Jamis Touring

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