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    How is this bike?

    I am looking into the 2007 Diamondback Response Comp.. I want a hardtail that will take a pretty good beating.. my friends both have Haro V3's and they're just not handling it... the Response Comp is around $560.. I am VERY impressed with the bike. I just would like to hear some input on this bike, i see few reviews..

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    If you like it, get it.
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    So, how exactly does Diamondback compare with the mainstream guys like Treck, Cannondale, Specialized etc.?

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    Diamondback is a lower-pricepoint brand that mangages to pack a decent amount of value into their bikes for the money (think Iron Horse). Their distribution criteria must be pretty liberal, because almost any shop can pick them up as a secondary brand.

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    I think the geometry looks good. A lot of bikes in that price range seem to have a far forward handlebar configuration (100mm stem?) but the diamondback looks to have a shorter stem and the rider further over the back wheel than most. My $0.02.

    Scratch the rest of the original response, I looked at the wrong bike on diamondback's site.
    Last edited by tempest; 02-19-07 at 02:57 AM.
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    I love the bike, I just want to hear some input from people who may have heard or have any experience with this bike as far as the quality goes and long-term durability.

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    I'm gonna be getting my bike from Dick's Sporting Goods.. do they have any lower quality parts compared to the others?

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    Diamondback used have some of the best BMX bikes back when I was a kid. It was Diamondback, Redline, and Mongoose.

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    So what do you know about their MTBs?

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    No personal experience with the bike, but based on the pricepoint it probably has a pretty bombproof but heavy frame and... alivio and deore components? just a guess. If that's the case you can upgrade eventually but for most riding the stuff will work fine. Just make sure you take care of it.
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    Have to experiment. Go out and ride it, if you don't like it, sell it and get a different. Live and learn.

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