2007 Jamis Diablo 2.0 - $1300?- Mtbr.com
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    2007 Jamis Diablo 2.0 - $1300?

    how is this bike? how does it stack up to the competition and how was it reviewed back in its day?

    what are its strengths and weaknesses?

    heres the specs:
    Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front & rear suspension
    Sugg Retail $3,350.00
    Weight 42.25
    Sizes 15.5, 17.5, 19.5
    Colors Hemp

    Frame & Fork
    Frame Construction TIG-welded
    Frame Tubing Material 7005 Aluminum
    Fork Brand & Model Manitou Travis Single Intrinsic, 180mm
    Fork Material Aluminum/magnesium, single crown
    Rear Shock Manitou Swinger X4 Coil, 175mm

    Component Group SRAM X.9/mix
    Brakeset Hayes El Camino brakes, Hayes El Camino levers
    Shift Levers SRAM X.9 trigger
    Front Derailleur Shimano Saint, 31.8mm clamp
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X.9
    Crankset TruVativ Holzfeller, 24/36 teeth
    Pedals Crank Brothers 5050xx
    Bottom Bracket TruVativ Howitzer Team
    BB Shell Width 83mm
    Rear Cogs 9-speed, 11 - 34 teeth
    Chain Shimano CN-HG93
    Seatpost Titec El Norte Pyro-Scooper
    Saddle WTB Power V Race DH
    Handlebar TruVativ Hussefelt
    Handlebar Extensions Not included
    Handlebar Stem TruVativ Holzfeller
    Headset 1 1/2" threadless FSA Orbit Extreme Pro

    Hubs Front: WTB LaserDisc SuperDuty, Rear: WTB LaserDisc SuperDuty 12mm thru--axle 150mm
    Rims Mavic EX823 UST, 32-hole
    Tires Front: 26 x 2.70" Maxxis High Roller UST, Rear: 26 x 2.50" Maxxis High Roller UST
    Spoke Brand WTB stainless steel, 14ga. (2.0mm) straight gauge
    Spoke Nipples Unspecified
    Last edited by louisssss; 08-30-2009 at 10:05 PM.
    RH SL Pro

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    Not an expert on this type of bike,but the brakes stick out as being not so good to me.

    Jenson has the 2007 model for $1649 so it seems like a decent deal.

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    how about that fork? does it compare well against its competition?
    RH SL Pro

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    It looks like riders like them....


    Here's a pro review...


    Seems to me if there's nothing wrong with them they're worth keeping until they break.


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    Nice bike for the price

    I just paid the $1600 and change price from Jenson and I thought I was getting a great deal, so $1300 is very reasonable, in my opinion. Just took this bike up to Whistler and it did everything I hoped for as my son and I are intermediate park riders. It handled speed and drops well. There are a number of reviews of the Diablo 2 on MTB review. Take a look. The only thing I disagree with is its capability climbing- it is a 42 lb bike afterall so its a bear going uphill, even in the granny gear. It doesn't like to go slow on features or hairpin corners like my son's and my Giant Reign or Yeti 575. That being said, I think it's a perfect park bike for moderate to high speed corners and jumping. Great value for the money spent!

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