Diamondback Expert 2002 Road Bike

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $799.99

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jacob Adams a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: October 31, 2003

Strengths:    Adaptable, cheap, easy to work with, great starter bike

Weaknesses:    Stock peddles and saddle. To harsh for even a rec rider

Bottom Line:   
I bought this bike from a friend of mine who was trying to unload his older bikes before moving to cycle for the Air Force Academy. I have since gotten very attached and love the set up of the bike. REally a great starter bike for anyone looking to get into the sport. I have since used this bike in three crits and two triathlons, and it adapted extremely well to both.

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Favorite Ride:   Big tree

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   second hand

Similar Products Used:   Never owned a real road bike before

Bike Setup:   Well-Go clips, Selle Italia gel seat (found in trash with no rails, so i made some)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by vhays a Commuter from Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2003

Strengths:    Very light, responsive handling. WB a little longer than other road bikes which helps for my longer arms.

Weaknesses:    Needs to come with clipless pedals.

Bottom Line:   
Decided to make the leap and get a Road bike for fun since I was using my "modified" MTB for commuting. I've had great luck with the Diamondback brand, so looked at this one and when it went on clearance for year-end, couldn't resist. And, it's living up to all my expectations. Tight handling, responsive shifting (when I finally learn how to use STI correctly) and fast. Compares to the $1500 Specialized Allez I test rode. Great values and great bike. I'm as happy with this as I am with my Diamondback MTB; IOW, thrilled.

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Favorite Ride:   Colonial Parkway - Yorktown to Jamestown, VA

Price Paid:    $530.00

Purchased At:   Dick's Sporting Good

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Allez

Bike Setup:   Standard, but got rid of the clips/cages and went with Wellgo clipless.

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