Diamondback’s Century 1 has been designed based on Diamonback’s Enhanced Performance Geometry- a unique concept which focuses on providing the rider with a comfortable ride experience. This bike can be used for hardcore riding, exercising or just for commuting. The bike comes with an aluminium frame which makes the bike light, agile and extremely easy to handle. All the components of this bike have been carefully chosen keeping in mind the comfort of its riders and the performance of the bike. The bike has a stylish and sporty look which is definitely going to attract eye balls. The price tag associated with this bike makes it even more lucrative and looking at the range of features that is available at this price makes this bike quite a deal.
The bike is equipped with DBR Custom Butted 7005 Enhanced Performance Geometry Frame; DBR Podium Performance Alloy Fork with Alloy Steerer; FSA Tempo Compact Cranks (50,34t); Sealed Cartridge Bottom Bracket; Shimano FD2300 Front Derailleur (31.8); Shimano Sora Rear Derailleur (8 Speed); Shimano 2300 Dual Control 8 Speed Shifters; Shimano 2300 Dual Control 8 Speed Brake Levers; Tektro R312 Dual Pivot Brakes; Shimano HG50 8-Speed Cassette; 28h frt/ 28h Rear Equation SE Rims; Michelin Dynamic Sports Tires (700x23C); Wellgo Road Pedals with Toe Clips and Strap; DBR Drop Bar Road Handlebar (31.8); DBR 3D Forged Stem(+/- 7 degree, 31.8); DBR Performance Seat Post with Micro-adjust (Alloy 27.2 millimetre); DBR Performance Road Seat; KMC Z-82 Chain; 28-h Alloy QR Front Hub; 28-h Alloy QR Rear Hub; 14-g Stainless Steel Spokes (Black) and DBR Race Tape Grips;
The Century 1 by Diamondback is a bike which has the ability to clock fairly high speeds. This bike can be used as a commuter or just for riding. The bike is equipped with an aluminium frame which keeps the weight of the bike in check. The Shimano gear shifters do a fairly good job and allows for smooth, seamless and efficient shifting. The Tektro R312 brakes have been installed which function well and are able to bring the bike to a quick halt.
Assembling the bike might be a hassle if you have not done anything like this before. It is best to take it to your local bike shop to get it set up and tuned in to hit the roads. The tires of this bike are a bit on a thinner side and if you plan to take it off-road often, it is best to have those replaced with a thicker set of tubes.
The ride quality offered is smooth and the bike delivers a complete package of speed, agility and comfort. The price at which the bike is available is more than reasonable and if you are looking for a high-performance bike that you can use for commuting as well as riding, this bike is highly recommended.