Diamondback Overdrive V 29er Hardtail

3/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Fork: SR Suntour XCT 100mm travel, 28.6mm stanchions
  • Bottom Bracket: Sealed Cartridge
  • Shifter: Shimano EF-51 Easyfire 7spd
  • Brakes: Promax Alloy Linear
  • Cassette: Shimano HG20 7spd Cassette (12-28t)


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by John Schroeder a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: October 14, 2013

Strengths:    Large size frame fits my 6 ft body very well.Heavy frame also absorbs vibration.Solid wheels have taken a proper beating without distortion.Bottom bracket not creaking even after pedaling thousands of kilometers.

Weaknesses:    Suntour fork was not very smooth due to insufficient lubrication.Easy disassembly of fork,cleaning and greasing resulted in plush performance.Gearing way too high for a entry level 29er.Installation of a 38 tooth cog behind cassete solved problem.Brakes were squeeling like a herd of pigs from hell.Installation of old set shimano brakes with cool stop pads ended the madness.WTB wolverine tires slipped on rims with low psi,replacing tires with wire beaded CST and Serfas tires fixed it.Seat was antagonistic to my anus and was cruelly donated to a charitable organization.

Bottom Line:   
Overall pleased with performance of bike on trails found here in ventura county ca.with the exception of decending tight switchbacks.The long wheelbase and huge wheels can lead to missing the turn and plunging down a cactus encrusted cliff.

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Favorite Trail:   Santa monica mountains backbone trail

Duration Product Used:   2 years

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Dicks sporting goods


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