2017 Diamondback Release 2

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2017 Diamondback Release 2
MSRP$2,300
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel150mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM GX

Diamondback’s 2017 Release 2 is an upper mid-range component level aluminum frame enduro bike.

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Build
FrameRelease 27.5, 130mm, Level Link Suspension Platform. Hydroformed Tubing, ISCG-05, Boost 148x12mm Maxle Drop Out, Tapered Headtube
ForkRockShox Pike RC, 150mm Travel, w/ Rebound and Compression Damping, 35mm Stanchion, 1.5" Alloy Taper Steerer, w/ 110x15mm Boost Thru-axle
Rear ShockRockShox Monarch RT3 DebonAir, 200x57mm
Bottom BracketRace Face Outboard Bearing
HeadsetFSA No-57E Taper 1.5 /1-1/8" Standard Cups, Sealed Cartridge
StemDB35 Alloy, 40mm Reach, 35mm Bar Bore
HandlebarDB35 Alloy, 780mm Wide, 15mm Rise, 35mm Bar Bore
SaddleWTB Volt Race
SeatpostKS LEV Integra Dropper, 31.6mm
PedalsDB4L CNC Platform, Sealed Cartidge Bearing w/ Replaceable Pins
GripsDB4L "Lock on" 135mm Kraton
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX X-Horizon, 11 Speed
ShiftersSRAM GX 11 Speed X-Actuation Trigger
CrankRace Face Æffect SL, 30T Direct Mount "Narrow Wide" Single Ring, Boost Compatible
CassetteSRAM XG1150, 11 Speed, 10-42T
ChainKMC X11EL, 11 Speed
BrakesSRAM Level T Hydraulic Disc, w/ 180mm Front / 180mm Rear Centerline Rotors
Brake LeversSRAM Level Hydraulic Levers w/ Tooled Reach Adjust
Wheels
RimsDiamondback Blanchard 28R, Tubeless Compatible, 32h
Spokes14g Stainless Steel
Front Hub32h Alloy,110x15mm BoostThru-axle, Sealed Cartridge Bearing, w/ CNC Disc Mount
Rear Hub32h Alloy, Boost 148x12mm Thru-axle, 4 Sealed Cartridge Bearing, w/ XD Cassette Body
TiresSchwalbe Hans Dampf, Performance, 27.5x2.35"
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2017 Diamondback Release 2
25 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2017 Release 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2017 Release 2 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 584594603612
Reach 406429451473
Stack/Reach Ratio1.441.391.341.29
Top Tube Length 585610635660
Seat Tube Length 394432483533
Seat Tube Angle73.073.073.073.0
Head Tube Length 100110120130
Head Tube Angle66.066.066.066.0
BB Drop 14141414
BB Height 341341341341
Front Center 708735761788
Chainstay Length 425425425425
Wheelbase 1,1331,1601,1861,213
Rake 44444444
Standover Height 739740743749
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$2,300
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel150mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
SRAM GX
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2017 Diamondback Release 2
25 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2017 Release 2 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2017 Release 2 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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