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    Nishiki Kinzua 29er vs Diamondback Overdrive 29er

    I appologize if this is a repeat post...

    I am looking to get an entery level 29er and was hoping for some input on which bike I should go with, both are disc 29ers with the same brakes. The Nishiki has a lockout front fork which the DB does not.

    Nishiki is at DSG for $400
    DB is at Performance for $375

    Thanks!!!

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    What kind of riding are you looking to do? My going-in price was the $400-500 range. I ended up ordering an Airborne Guardian today after doing some research and deciding I needed to be in the $600-700 range.

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    Nothing crazy. I got rid of my full suspension to keep me from doing anything stupid. Alot of smooth trail with the occasional singletrack thrown in.

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    They are likely the exact same frame FWIW Nishiki is under the same roof as DB.
    I'd base your decision on parts spec or honestly which one you like the looks of best.

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    I'd avoid 7 speed freewheel which is not a freehub. The DB has 8sp so a freehub.
    Both have bottom end drive components.
    BD gravity Point 1 has 9sp Shimano Alivio/Deore components for 419 delivered.
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    Any of these qualify for the Suntour fork upgrade if you want to ride trails.

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