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  1. Drivetrain
    Hey all! I'm wicked new here and trying to swap the 3x on my Recoil to a 1x, and change out essentially all of my drivetrain components. This is my first time taking on anything like this and was wondering where I should start. Thanks!
  2. Beginner's Corner
    Early DB Coil EX-78, I try to keep it as maintained as possible with my budget, I cant tell whats causing my derailleur hangers to keep snapping. Each time in the same exact spot. I've broken 3 just this month. Can anyone help me see whats going on here? Each snap has been while landing small...
  3. For Sale
    Hey Guys, bit unsure as to the true value of this bike. Definitely a mountaineering bike, believe it was purchased around 2000-2004. Distributed by Raleigh US - all original etc Few rust marks as per the photos, id suggest replacing those front forks and all. Can anyone help?
  4. Shocks and Suspension
    So I have a bike with 130mm front travel and 100 in the rear and I wanna increase it to 150 in the front and 120 in the rear. Does a bike have to be manufactured for its rear travel, and can I change it? I've heard the advice to stay within 20mm of the original travel so that's what I was...
  5. General Discussion
    The Diamondback Release 29 was officially unveiled at last weekend's Sedona Mountain Bike Festival. Diamondback continues to offer a compelling price-for-performance proposition, unveiling its newest mountain bike, the Diamondback Release 29. Available in two build options, the Diamondback...
  6. General Discussion
    Count Diamondback among the bike makers embracing the "playful" hardtail market. Coming later this summer is the new Sync'r Carbon, which replaces the outgoing aluminum Sync'r Pro. Headtube angle is a downhill friendly 66 degrees. But the 74-degree seat tube angle means it'll still claw...
  7. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    We've seen mountains and jungles and canyons run deep. We've raced lava, chased sunsets, and found caves in our sleep. The good old dream - where things are never quite as they seem. Here we go again, Come on old friend. We've got one more story before we turn in. Mike Hopkins' epic journey...
  8. General Discussion
    Diamondback has added artist, filmmaker and professional mountain biker Micayla Gatto to its team in 2018. In addition, popular YouTuber Seth's Bike Hacks joins longtime Diamondback riders Eric Porter, Mike Hopkins, and Simon Lawton to round out a team of creators, adventure riders, coaches, and...
  9. 27.5
    Lowdown: Diamondback Release Carbon 5C As a legendary brand that seemed to have lost its way for a while, Diamondback has made a comeback with the launch of a string of new bikes, including the Release Carbon trail bike. Sporting 27.5 wheels and an efficient and capable Level Link suspension...
  10. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    There's a reason we all love bikes. Because bikes are awesome. This video is an emphatic declaration of dedication to the wonders of two wheels. Welcome to Skidsville. Population: all of us.
  11. General Discussion
    Diamondback's popular 27.5 Release trail bike is now available in carbon. The company is offering two stock builds of the 150mm front/130mm rear travel rig. It can also be semi-customized via their online Custom Studio program where consumers can choose from a selection components. The new...
  12. 27.5
    When Diamondback sat down three years ago to begin development of their new product line, one of the main influencers was professional rider Eric Porter. Best known for his skills as a freerider, he now travels the globe documenting adventures in places less traveled. The bike they would...
  13. 27.5
    The Level Link is Diamondback's take on a dual counter, short rotating linkage (click to enlarge). Patents in the United States generally last twenty years and recently, several of the oldest patents on mountain bike suspension designs have expired. This has allowed brands from overseas to...
  14. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    A couple of weeks ago we covered the Grand Opening of the Mega Underground Bike Park in Louisville, Kentucky. There was a ton of interest in this new and unique riding venue. The attraction has hit major news stations like USA Today, ABC News and NPR with much interest. Lucky for us...
  15. 27.5
    Diamondback Bicycles released their all new Mission Pro earlier this year and we have had the luxury of riding and testing it for the past several months. We were glad to see this new iteration of their Knucklebox suspension design as we had ridden previous versions (with the triangle shaped...
  16. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Diamondback Marketing Manager Jon Kennedy steps away from the chaos of Sea Otter to lay out the new 27.5 Mission Pro for us. Making the leap to 27.5 wheels necessitated some modifications to the Mission frame, including bringing the seat tube forward slightly and compressing the Knuckleblox...
  17. General Discussion
    Photo Courtesy Cascadia Dirt Cup/Paris Gore While it's not garnered the same attention as better known enduro series in Oregon or the Rocky Mountain region, Washington State's Cascadia Dirt Cup is one of the best examples of how this fledgling every-man racing discipline is benefiting mountain...
  18. 29er Bikes
    Jon Kennedy stopped by the Mtbr booth to show us two all new 29ers from Diamondback, the brand new 2014 Overdrive Carbon Pro and the Mason FS. The brand new 2014 Overdrive Carbon 29er is the carbon version of their well known alloy framed Overdrive 29er line. It will come in 3 models: Pro...
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