- Anyone else expecting a different Jeffsy in 2019?
I’am personally a fan of 2×10 Deore 24T+34T / 11…42 but would like the 1×11 Jeffsy solution as well I guess.
Jeffsy is using a mix of e*thirteen, Race Face stuff and Shimano rear mech. Nothing really wrong with it and I guess also “low maintenance”. But it’s an “mix” and 1×12 the direction the market moves.
YT was a bit “brave” with the Jeffsy drivetrain “mix”. Maybe too brave? Personally like when “small” companies like e*thirteen move into the market of established players like SRAM and Shimano.Posted 9 months ago
From my perspective, it’s the 1×11 vs 1×12 on the Canyon Spectral – feels to me like 1×12 is going to be the new standard given the reviews for Eagle and the new XTR 12 speed. Nothing wrong with most of the E13 components, though I’ve no experience of their tyres and would probably want to change those out for Maxxis.
Though now I’ve looked at it again I’m swithering, it is a lot cheaper than the Canyon…Posted 9 months ago
The 29er is two and half years old now,so could be due a revamp soon.Not sure if it needs one but they may make a burlier version looking at latest Capras.
I test rode a medium 27.5 jeffsy one and it was too long for my liking at 5’7″,I didn’t like it at all in comparison to my medium 2014 Capra.It’s personal though we are all different proportions.
People worried about the e13 cassettes could replace them with £80 SRAM 11 speeds as I think the e13 uses same XD driver when they wear out .That’s if you don’t need the extra bit of range.Posted 6 months agomark90Member
I test rode a medium 27.5 jeffsy one and it was too long for my liking at 5’7″,I didn’t like it at all in comparison to my medium 2014 <span class=”skimlinks-unlinked”>Capra.It’s</span>personal though we are all different proportions
Very much personal preference . I’m also 5’7″ and have test rode 27.5 and 29 Jeffsy’s and the old Capra all in medium. The 27.5 Jeffsy was the only one that fitted. The others felt too short in reach and the seat tube was boarderline too long for a decent dropper.Posted 6 months ago
I guess we are 2 very different 5’7″s ,I can run a 170mm reverb in the 450 seat tube of my Medium Capra.I’m the polar opposite of low and long,I’m high and short .I guess that’s why when I test rode the 29er Jeffsy it felt pretty good for fit for me being a higher and shorter bike.Posted 6 months agolawman91Subscriber
The fact their marketing videos have been so silly is just brilliant marketing though! They’re just so out there they stick in your mind and get you talking, I bet you’d struggle to remember anything about a video from any other brands, yet most probably still remember the original jeffsy marketing campaignPosted 2 months ago
Since starting this thread 6 months ago i picked up a Hightower in the Stif sales so no longer in the market for the Jeffsey.
But i have to say, that is a cracking advert. Far better than the usual footage of some rider, far better than me (who could make a Raleigh Grifter look rad in the woods) shredding it up and manualing and whipping everywhere.Posted 2 months agota11pau1Member
The CF Pro race is a nice spec for the money, £4866 delivered, and that 485mm seattube on the XXL with 502mm reach :O
At 6ft 3in I’d probably be able to run a 200mm dropper post if they existed!!
Still, it’s a little too much money for me when compared with the cube stereo 140, the XL jeffsy has very very similar geo but is £1366 more before any discounts.
Looks great in the grey thoughPosted 2 months ago
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