Interbike 2011: Diamondback 5

The prototype Diamondback Dixon 29er all-mountain bike. She's short and slack and possibly coming to you in 2013.

The Diamondback Dixon sports a 66-degree head angle and 426mm chainstays.

The prototype is setup with a 1x10 drivetrain featuring a 32t ring up front.

2013 isn't that far away and maybe if you're lucky, Diamondback might do a pre-release!

Diamondback's 2012 Assault dirt jumper.

Sporting a Gravity cockpit and tapered head tube.

The Assault's paint job pays tribute to team rider, Kelly McGarry, representing New Zealand Airlines. For more information on the complete range of Diamondback bikes, visit <a href="" target="_blank"><b><font color="#ffff00"></font></b></a>

Up front is a Fox 831 fork with 15mm thru-axle.

Clean dropouts and simple singlespeed setup on the Assault.

The Diamondback Assault has been refined throughout the last couple seasons and this year it gets an updated downtube.

The Diamondback Sortie Black 29 full-suspension trail bike, the top of the 4-model Sortie 29er line.

The Sortie 29er remains stiff and short thanks to the frame design and features.

The Sortie Black 29er features XTR components and a 12x142 rear end.

Diamondback tested both 100 and 120mm forks up front and decided the Fox 34 at 100mm was the better fit.

Kashima-coated Fox suspension keeps the Scapegoat supple on the trail. A Fox DHX Air sits out back, while a 180mm 36 Float runs up front.

The 2012 Diamondback Scapegoat is an aggressive all-mountain bike for the rider focused on descending.

Spec'd with a 1x10 drivetrain and chainguide, the Scapegoat is ready for true downhill applications in between trail rides.

The Scapegoat uses a 12x142 thru-axle rear end which is an update from the previous Scapegoat models.

A modern cockpit is spec'd on the Scapegoat in the form of the Easton Havoc bar and stem.

The Easton Havoc wheels aboard the Scapegoat are 20mm front and 12x142 rear.

Diamondback's Knucklebox suspension platform gives the Sortie 29er 100mm of travel.

Enjoy the Diamondback team in action in Utah.

The Sortie 29ers are based on the successful line 26-inch wheeled Sortie bikes that have been ripping trails for the last couple years.

Diamondback continues to refine and refresh their mountain bike lineup with modern features, geometry and colors. Check out the diversity, including the prototype Dixon 29er with 66-degree head angle!
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  • easyrider

    9/25/2011 7:04 AM

    DiamondBack has been around a long time and make quality bikes but I feel they are a bit pricey and the warranty and customer service isnt that good at all .If you spend multiple thousands of dollars , do your homework first.

  • blacksim549

    9/23/2011 2:41 PM

    Dixon? Devinci got a Dixon too...

  • Big Bird

    9/23/2011 8:25 AM

    Xc cept for the 66 degree head angle.

  • JimEG

    9/22/2011 10:01 PM

    2013 on the HT? Why wait? The future is NOW!

  • mtbmtbmtb

    9/22/2011 6:54 PM

    an all mountain hard taill..... thats a xc bike, idc what you say!

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