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Jeff Balton

Diamondback 2015 Interval Performance Hybrid Bike

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NOW even better the 2016 Model is available! Review coming soon! Check 2016 details here!

Do you like city or forest riding? Doesn’t matter, hybrids make every terrain smooth and enjoyable. Hybrid bikes are getting more and more popular. It’s because of the price and also because you can drive with hybrids everywhere. No matter what! So, let’s see what’s good and why.

Diamondback Bicycles 2015 Trace Complete Dual Sport Bike

Very easy and strong bike. Strong, doesn’t mean it is very heavy. It has 21 gears, so you can drive basically everywhere. Pedal like nuts on mountains as if you were on road.

Like all bikes, it’s frame is made of 6061 Alloy. It has big, 700c rims which give good rolling power. And the main thing, that makes this bike is worth buying – disc brakes!

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But keep your eye on the price. Something around $400 is a very good price for this bike. It will last for many years. And like I’ve told, Diamondback has some good warranties of their bikes.


Wow! It is Carbon! It is a nice bike from Diamondback. Its frame is made of carbon so it’s light and durable. It also has Carbon Fiber fork and a tapered headset. Shimano Tiagra SL-4600 shifters are also quite top-notch.

One customer says brakes need to be changed for better-stopping performance. The second customer says that brakes are good and that the bike is very easy to assemble. The third customer said that the Diamondback 2015 Interval Performance Hybrid Bike has lasted over 400 miles and he can’t say anything bad about it!


Diamondback 2015 Interval Performance Hybrid Bike EXTRA INFO:

Sizes SM(16″)  MD(18″)  LG(20″)  XL(22″)
Frame Interval Carbon Monocoque, Performance Hybrid Geometry, w/Intergrated Taper Headtube
Fork DB Interval Performance Carbon Fork, Alloy 1.5 Taper Steerer
Headset FSA NO.42B for 1.5 Taper
Cranks FSA Vero Compact, 50/34T
Bottom Bracket FSA Sealed Cartridge
F. Derailleur Shimano TiagraFD-4600, 31.8
R. Derailleur Shimano Tiagra RD-4600 10spd
Shifter Shimano Tiagra SL-4600 Flat Bar 10spd Rapid fire shifters
Cogset Shimano Tiagra CS-4600 10spd (12-30t)
Chain FSA CN910 10spd
Brakes Tektro Novela Mechanical Disc, Rotors – 160mm Front/140mm Rear
Brake Levers Avid FR5
Front Hub Alloy 24h
Rear Hub Alloy 28h Cassette
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Rims DB Equation Aero 28h frt/28h rear
Tires Schwalbe Spicer 700×30 KevlarGaurd
Handlebar DB Fitness Flat Bar, 660mm wide, 31.8mm
Grips DB Dual Density Comfort Grip
Stem DB Fitness, +/-7 degree rise, 31.8
Seatpost DB Fitness Alloy Micro Adjust 27.2mm
Seat DB Performance soft nose, Hybrid w/Gel
Colors Raw Carbon Gloss
Extras Owner’s manual, Chainstay Protector, Clear Coat, H20 bottle mounts
Note Specifications Subject to Change

Bottom line

Why you should buy this bike? Because it has great quality! Well known brand bikes start with same components costing at least from $1800. This can be your first Carbon bike. This can be your first step into bicycle racing. Let’s give it a 4.5 starts for reason!

Diamondback 2015 Interval Performance Hybrid Bike













  • Lightweight
  • Carbon Frame and Fork
  • Quality Components


  • Tires not for mountains
  • Crappy brakes