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    New Bike

    I need a new bike. I DJ and do some drops. I'm looking to spend $900-$1000 CAD ($700-800 US)

    Anybody try Diamondback Assaults? I know Diamondback's suck, but the specs are amazing for the price (I'm guessing around $900)

    Here are the specs:

    Fork
    Marzocchi Dirt Jam Pro 100mm w/ external Air Preload, Open bath SSV Damping System, Magnesium sliders

    Headset
    FSA Mallet 1 1/8" threadless w/ chromoly cups

    Bottom Bracket
    ISIS Sealed Cartridge

    R. Derailleur
    Sram X.7

    Shift Lever
    Sram X.7 9-spd trigger

    Cog Set
    Sram PG-950 11-32T 9spd

    Chain
    Sram PC-950

    Hubset
    Alloy disk 32H

    Spokes
    14g stainless

    Rims
    Sun MTX S-Type double wall 32H w/ eyelets

    Tires
    Kenda K-Rad 26 X 2.3

    Brakes
    Hayes HMX-2 w/ 6" rotors

    Brake Levers
    Hayes HML-1

    Pedals
    Diamondback aluminum platform w/ chromoly axles, replacable pins

    Handlebar
    Answer Pro Taper

    Grips
    Diamondback Lo-Pro Double Up

    Stem
    Tioga Task Force

    Seatpost
    Truvativ XR

    Saddle
    DB DJ w/ kevlar side panels
    And a pic:


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    Quote Originally Posted by mark_hoppus16
    I need a new bike. I DJ and do some drops. I'm looking to spend $900-$1000 CAD ($700-800 US)

    Anybody try Diamondback Assaults? I know Diamondback's suck, but the specs are amazing for the price (I'm guessing around $900)
    I havent seen one but the specs look solid. Might want to compare it to one of the specialized P bikes. I know one of my local shops had an 04 P3 on sale for like $850-900.
    "Physics is timeless. Marketing and bs never lasts. Thats been proven time and time again."
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    US or CAD?

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    thats US.
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    Ah, I meant 900-1000 CAD.

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