The latest featured product is Diamondback Sortie 29 in. 3.0 Bike 2014, an example of one of our Mountain Bikes proudly presented by Diamondback. This product is currently on sale! Save $500! We give it 3.5 out of 5 stars.
Though it started as a grassroots revolution, the benefits of the29wheel size have since been trail tested and the movement continuesto grow in popularity, bringing a range of new opportunities to themountain biking experience. The latest version of the Diamondback
Sortie,draws its inspiration from the original 26 Sortie, keeping the ridecharacteristics of the Sortie trail platform while introducing ahandful of upgrades that reinforce the benefits of a largerwheel diameter.
Some substantial benefits of the 29 wheel platform include:
Angle of Attack ? Largerwheels decrease your angle of attack by allowing you to roll overobstacles easier and faster. Bigger wheel = smaller obstacle.
Momentum ? A larger wheelenables one to carry momentum easier though obstacles.
Surface Contact ?29?wheels are less prone to sinking in soft material such as sand andmud due to the larger contact patch causing lower ground pressure. Thelonger contact patch increases cornering and straight line traction
Stability ? The relativeposition of the bottom bracket/cranks to the axles in the wheels alsomeans that your relative center of gravity is lower. This results in afeeling of riding ?in? the bike rather than on top of it.
Tire Clearance ? withmore tire choices than any platform, the 29? wheel easily accommodatesoff road as well as commuting tires.
Taller Riders ? 29 bikestend to offer taller riders a more ?natural? frame geometry. The Sortie 29 3.0 brings affordability to a pro level build.
Diamondback’s6061-T6Weapons Grade Aluminum frame features a hydroformed top tube, a buttedand formed downtube, Under Arch seatstay bridge, tapered headtube, alarger142mm x 12mm vertical drop out and Diamondbacks legendary Knuckle Box
The Knuckle Box, or bell crank, is the core of
Diamondback’s single-pivotfour-bar suspension platform. Optimally placed pivots equate to a lowleverage ratio, and ultimately to superior pedaling efficiency andsmall-bump compliance. This also allows the…
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