The Calico Women’s Bike by Diamondback is a dual sports bike exclusively for women. Selecting the right kind of bicycle can be extremely tough if you are trying to cover a wide variety of terrains. The Diamondback Calico is here to make this task easier for you. This bike comes with a sturdy Aluminium Dual sports frame which makes the bike strong and light at the same time. The ride quality of this bike in flat surfaces is supreme while its Dual sports Hi-Tensile steel forks does a fine job in absorbing the bumps off the undulated surfaces and provides a fun ride experience. It comes with Shimano EF-51 7 speed shifters which provide fast, smooth and seamless shifting and make it ready to scale any kind of terrain with ease. Its unique geometry has been specifically formulated for women and the bike offers ride positions which are extremely comfortable. The wheels are one of the most important aspects of any dual sports bike. This one is equipped with 700c Wheels with 32H Weinmann SL-7 Double Walled Rims which come with the promise of performance and endurance. The bike offers to you a complete package of performance, durability and agility at an unrivalled price and as an off-road bike, it has the potential to surpass your expectations.
The bike comes equipped with Trace Double Butted 6061-T6 Aluminium Dual Sports Frameset with Formed Top and Down Tubes, Forged Drop-outs and Integrated Chainstay Disc Brake Mount; Dual Sport Hi-Tensile Steel Fork with Straight Blades; SR Suntour XCT Cranks with Chainguard (28/38/48t); Sealed Cartridge Bottom Bracket; Shimano TX-51 Dual Pull Front Derailleur; Shimano Altus Rear Derailleur; Shimano EF-51 Easyfire 7-speed Shifters; Shimano EF-51 Brake Levers; Tektro Novella Disc Brakes with 6-inch Rotors; Shimano HG-20 7spd Cassette(12-32t); 32-h Diamondback Double Walled Rims; Innova Dual Sport 700x40C Tires; Wellgo Alloy Forged Pedals; DB Lazer Series Handlebar (31.8 millimetre. Low rise) ; DB 3D Forged Stem; DB Laser Series Micro Adjust Seat-post (27.2 millimetre);DB Dual Sport Series Black Seat; Ahead 1-1/8th Headset; KMC-Z51 Chain; 14g Steel Spokes and Diamondback Dual Density Comfort Grips.
The Calico Dual Sports is another offering by Diamondback. This bike is a dual sports bike designed especially for women. As a dual sports bike, this one definitely succeeds. The bike comes with an aluminium frameset and a steel fork. It is extremely light which can be attributed largely to its light aluminium frame. The ride quality offered by this bike is smooth. The bike is equipped with a 700x40C tires and Diamondback double-walled rims which come ready to take on the gravel. It has an impressive look which is extremely classy and slick.
The gears of this bike function well although they require some tuning. The brakes also are not so well tuned out of the box. The saddle is a tad uncomfortable and you might want to get it replaced with a new one if you plan to put in long hours.
If you are a woman looking for a dual sports bike, you do not have many options and the Diamondback Calico ranks pretty high amongst them. The ride quality offered by this bike is quite smooth and the performance is top-notch. Add to that an extremely lucrative price tag and you have a bike which offers to you a complete package of performance, endurance and fun ride experience within a small budget.