Diamondback Line Review

Diamondback Line review

The Diamondback Line is arguably the most beautiful hardtail to have ever been made. That said, this bike is built for those rough days on your favorite mountain trails, and is most suited for trail riding beginners. In this review post, we’re going to show you why this pretty affordable mountain bike should be worth your money and time. Keep reading!

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Diamondback Line Product Description

If you’re a mountain biking beginner and still searching for the perfect entry level mountain bike, then Diamondback Line should tick all your boxes. This bike is solid enough to take on any trail thanks to its Vee Rubber Crown Gem 27×2.3” tires fitted on 32h Diamondback DP25 Doublewall rims. Furthermore, the Line comes with Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power, same as with higher spec bikes like the Catch 1. The 6061-T6 alloy frame also ensures that the bike is sturdy while at the same time, remaining lightweight. Let’s not forget the SR Suntour fork that offers 120mm of travel. Although this isn’t a whole lot, it’s still more than enough for any beginner. Lastly, the 9 speed Shimano drivetrain offers more responsiveness and reliability.

Diamondback Line Specs:
+ Wheel size: 27.5”
+ Tire width: 2.3”
+ Weight: 30 pounds
+ Number of gears: 9
+ MTB style: Trail
+ Bike suspension: Front suspension
+ Chain: KMC Z99, 9 speed
+ Frame material: 6061 aluminum alloy
+ Brakes: Shimano MT200 Hydraulic Disc Brakes, with 160mm rear and 180mm front rotors
+ Shifter: Shimano Acera M3000, 9 Speed
+ Gender: Unisex

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Diamondback Line Features

1. Quality Tires
As we had mentioned earlier, the Line comes with alloy rims, which guarantees stability, comfort, and security as you take on the rough trails and paved paths. This, feature, coupled with the high-quality 27.5” tires, offers the best possible ride.

2. Durable Frame
The first thing you’ll notice with the DB Line is the attractive 6061-T6 alloy frame that has been heat-treated to ensure durability. The framework also comes with a 1 1/8” head tube with integrated disc brake tabs as well as a progressive geometry.

3. Quality Suspension System
The 120mm travel SR Suntour XCR suspension fork is very responsive and smooth, allowing you to seamlessly ride over rough terrains without fear of rocks, bumps, and crevices. All in all, you can enjoy your ride minus worrying about an aching back or a bruised tailbone.

4. Powerful Braking System
A good mountain bike should possess quality braking system, and the Line doesn’t disappoint in this regard. The Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rear and 180mm front rotors guarantee you excellent stopping power. Also, the inclusion of the Shimano MT200 hydraulic brake levers means that you don’t have to apply lots of pressure to stop.

5. Quality Gearing
The Line boasts of a 9 speed Shimano Acera M3000 drivetrain, which is perfect for trail lovers. These gears will make sure that you can boss any path – be it a steep hill or an uneven track.

Diamondback Line Performance

Diamondback Line 27.5 mountain bike is certainly a do it all hardtail that can redefine your boundaries. With a bit of tuning, this bike is stable enough under pressure and playful enough when you’re looking to whip through corners or get some air.

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Diamondback Line Final Verdict

At $799.99, who in their right senses will turn down the opportunity to grab one? The bike is stable, comfortable, responsive, and durable, making it the perfect fit to take you to your next mountain biking step. However, for a seasoned mountain biker, we would suggest you take a look at the other high-end Diamondback MTB models that will suit most of your needs.