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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Designed around the right positioning and shape, the ultra-low seatstays have been optimized for aerodynamic efficiency, lateral stiffness, and vertical compliance. Modern bicycle designs often force riders to choose between a road bike optimized for stiffness and weight savings, or a time...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    This is just one of the bikes that's now available direct-to-consumer at a lower cost. Diamondback, which launched a consumer direct sales program last year, has lowered prices on its premium road models, including the Podium Vitesse Disc pictured above. The new pricing means that bikes like...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    The Diamondback Podium Vitesse is an all-around solid bike (and value). Lowdown: Diamondback Podium Vitesse Di2 Disc If you're on a budget, but looking for a performance road bike with all the latest frills, the Diamondback Podium Vitesse Disc may well have your name written all over it. This...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    The Podium Disc road bike will be available with a Shimano Ultegra Di2 build and carbon HED wheels for as low as $3,700. Add Diamondback Bicycles to the list of bike makers selling directly to consumers. This week the iconic brand introduced a consumer direct purchasing program. Over two years...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    The wild looking Andean is Diamondback's new entry into the triathlon market. In 2014, Diamondback entered the triathlon/time trial market with the Serios. This model helped Michael Weiss set three Ironman course records, and carried the Rally Cycling race team to a U.S. men's team time trial...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Your bike has the capacity to turn even the most mundane ride into a transformative experience. There are dozens of reasons why riding, regardless of genre, is so special. But one that stands out more than most is the ability for your mind wander, to process everything and nothing. To get lost...
  7. Gravel Bikes
    The Haanjo EXP brings together modern frame geometry and materials with classic drivetrain capability. Lowdown: DiamondBack Haanjo EXP When I opened the box and got a first glimpse at the DiamondBack Haanjo EXP, my eyes lit up and a big grin emerged. In an age where everyone is pushing 1x...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    Spec on the flagship model includes a full Shimano Dura Ace mechanical groupset and HED Jet 4 SCT clincher wheels ($7500). Just ahead of the start of the Tour of California, Diamondback Bicycles has launched a redesigned version of its Podium line of road bikes, which will officially debut...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    New time trial bike uses unique frame design where not all tube shapes are as thin as possible. Just in time for next week's Ironman World Championship, Diamondback has rolled out a new time trial bike. The Serios eschews conventional TT frame design philosophy, which holds that thinner equates...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuFLwi83VRY Diamondback recently upped their presence in the road cycling world by announcing a partnership with Optum Pro Cycling. We met up with Diamondback Road Marketing Manager James Weigand to discuss the new team bike, the Podium Equipe Team Optum Edition...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Optum's Alex Candelario's final season will be his-and his team's-first on Diamondback's Podium Optum bike. The 39-year-old domestic sprint ace says he's retiring at the end of the season. Photo by Casey Gibson. It was perhaps a bit odd, to see Diamondback-a brand more known for BMX leathers...
  12. Cyclocross
    Meet an attractive, affordable and durable workingman's cyclocross race bike Why You Want You're looking for an attractive, affordable and durable workingman's cyclocross race bike, want to dip your toes into the disc brake arena, and you don't race in horribly muddy conditions on a regular...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
      Pete Makowski Three feet. That's all they're asking for. From drivers. And from cyclists, too. This is the simple - but critically important - message being delivered by Andy Bestwick and his 25 teammates on the Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air cycling team. They're calling the initiative...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
      Our test rig has proven a capable companion, even during some rough, dirt road riding in the hills outside Boulder. What constitutes the sum value of a bike? And how much of that value is determined solely by the name on the top tube? These are two of the lingering questions I've been...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Diamondback started making a push into the high end road bike segment at last year's Interbike with the introduction of the Podium 7. A sub 900 gram competition ready road racing frame that was designed in collaboration with Keven Quan Studios. The Podium may seem like many other high end frames...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Based out of the pacific northwest, it was not hard for Diamondback engineers to design a cross bike to be at home in some of the wettest, muddiest, gnarliest terrains in the world. The Diamondback Steilacoom RCX Pro Disc is a new offering for 2013. It's one of two new cross bikes that will be...
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