Diamondback has simply introduced the launch of its first-ever electrical bikes as a part of the corporate’s spring 2021 lineup.
Diamondback is owned by dad or mum firm Alta Biking, which has already provided electrical bicycles by way of its different manufacturers together with Haibike, Raleigh, and IZIP.
Now Diamondback goes electrical and getting its first 4 battery-assisted fashions.
The brand new e-bikes are designed for the pavement and canopy a spread of commuter and street bike roles.
As Alta Biking’s VP of product growth Michael Brown defined in an announcement supplied to Electrek:
“It has been extremely thrilling to see our onerous work, time spent and vitality expended come to fruition with this launch. Our 4 new e-bikes will hit a candy spot within the Diamondback lineup, with a strong mixture of excessive performing elements, a streamlined design and unmatched versatility. With choices for all kinds of customers, by way of each end-use and value level, we’re actually happy that these bikes shall be on the forefront of Diamondback’s foray into the e-bike market.”
The Diamondback Response is a Class 3 e-bike providing a most assisted-speed of 28 mph (45 km/h).
That pace is succesful due to the inclusion of a Bosch Efficiency Line Velocity mid-drive motor.
A Shimano 10-speed drivetrain and Magura hydraulic disc brakes assist get the bike rolling rapidly and convey it again all the way down to zero.
The bike wears plus-size Schwalbe tires mounted on tubeless appropriate 27.5-inch wheels, which Diamondback claims offers it correct pavement traction whereas nonetheless providing gravel-ready driving.
Riders who do select to move off the crushed path shall be joyful to have that 120mm journey RockShox Judy Gold fork up entrance.
The Diamondback Response is priced at $4,100.
Diamondback Union 1
The Diamondback Union 1 is designed for extra pure-urban driving as a metropolis commuter e-bike.
Additionally rocking the Bosch Efficiency Line Velocity motor and a high pace of 28 mph (45 km/h), this Class 3 e-bike is constructed on an aluminum body and options inner cable routing. No extra snagging your cables on different bikes within the rack!
The on-board Bosch Purion show will assist riders preserve monitor of how a lot of that 400 Wh battery capability stays together with different journey parameters.
Further options embrace a 10-speed Shimano drivetrain, Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, broad 27.5-in tires and an included rack and fenders. The Diamondback Union 1 is priced at $3,500.
Diamondback Union 2
The Diamondback Union 2 upgrades the Union line with a bit extra of every little thing.
The 400Wh battery is boosted by 25% to a 500Wh pack.
An upgraded Bosch Kiox display offers a coloration display with extra rider knowledge and presents Bluetooth compatibility with coronary heart fee screens.
Different options included upgraded Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and the inclusion of built-in LED lighting. Although that begs the query of why the $3,500 Union 1 commuter e-bike didn’t have already got LED lighting, particularly if an $899 e-bike does.
Both method, for a cool $4,100, the Diamondback Union 2 might in your storage.
The Diamondback Present electrical bicycle (to not be confused with the Priority Current electric bicycle) presents a dropbar setup and rolls on Maxxis Rambler 700x40c tires.
It sports activities a 500Wh battery paired with the identical Bosch motor to achieve Class 3 speeds of as much as 28 mph (45 km/h).
An 11-speed Shimano drivetrain is bound to please extra hardcore street bikers that want a wider vary of substances ratios to select from.
The Diamondback Present is priced at $4,100.
Diamondback is advertising its new line of electrical bicycles under a campaign known as “Get Amped.” You possibly can see the corporate’s launch video under, which the corporate describes as, “Paying homage to the electrical guitar and the wealthy rock and roll historical past in its hometown of Seattle, Diamondback is switching issues up from acoustic bikes to new electrical rockstars!”
The video has extra cuts than that Liam Neeson jumping over a fence scene, however appears to get the commuter-oriented message throughout.
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