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Diamondback Bicycles Vital 2 Complete Hybrid Bike Review

DIAMONDBACK BICYCLES VITAL 2 COMPLETE HYBRID BIKE REVIEW

If you are a woman who takes biking seriously but cannot decide whether to go for a road bike for your daily trips to and from work or a comfortable mountain bike for your off-road weekend adventurous, Diamondback Bicycles Vital 2 Complete Hybrid Bike might just be the one for you. At a fairly affordable price, this hybrid bike has a lot to offer. Let’s dig deeper and see what it has in store for you.

Design

DIAMONDBACK BICYCLES VITAL 2 Design

Vital 2 come in a lightweight aluminum double-butted frame which is durable and makes the bike easier to maneuver. The light purple color easily attracts most women while the major plus point is the step-through design of the frame. This unique design feature makes it easier to mount and dismount the hybrid bike other than adding to its overall strength. The lightweight, smaller frame makes it perfect hybrid bike for women with their smaller and lighter profiles. Furthermore, two sizes are available so you may choose according to your height.

Saddle

DIAMONDBACK BICYCLES VITAL 2 Saddle

One of the most important features that make for a comfortable ride is the saddle. Luckily, Vital 2 offers one of the most comfortable ones in the market with its double density padding and adjustable stem. 63mm travel suspension fork further adds to the comfort of the rider by absorbing road bumps and ensuring a smooth commute even on a rough surface.

Speed

DIAMONDBACK BICYCLES VITAL 2 Speed

Vital 2 is equipped with Shimano drivetrain which guarantees smooth transitions between the generous 21-speed range that the hybrid bicycle offers. The shifting mechanism is effortless while the wider range of speeds means you can ride over a larger range of terrains seamlessly and comfortably.

Tires

DIAMONDBACK BICYCLES VITAL 2 Tires

Another strong feature of Vital 2 are the 700c wheels are covered by thick Kenda tires. The tires offer a good level of traction so that you can enjoy a steady and smooth ride even on uneven surfaces and are also puncture-resistant which means you won’t be replacing them every other day after riding through a bumpy road.

Pros

  • The seat post is adjustable.
  • The frame is both durable and stylish.
  • The saddle is very comfortable to ride on.
  • Brakes are easy to use and allows you to make a smooth or sudden stop.

Cons

  • You will need to assemble the bike.
  • Fenders, kickstand and carrying rack aren’t present.
  • Some riders may find the clicking sound of the gears annoying.

Specifications

Frame: 6061-T6 Aluminum
Sizes: Small 15”, Medium 17”
Color: Purple
Frame design: Step Through
Wheels: 700c
Speeds: 21
Shifters: Shimano EF-51 Shifters
Suspension: 63mm Travel Suspension Fork
Saddle: Padded, Dual Density Foam
Maximum load: 250 lbs
Shipping weight: 40.6 lbs
Brakes: Alloy Linear Pull Brakes

Conclusion

In the price it offers, Vital 2 Hybrid Bike is definitely one of the best options available. It has its share of drawbacks, but the benefits outweigh them for sure. Built with lightweight, high-quality parts and loaded with superior features, Vital 2 stands out among its competitors.

If you wish for a healthy lifestyle, Diamondback Bicycles Vital 2 Complete Hybrid Bike is a good investment to keep up with your active routine. With its seamless shifting mechanism, effective suspension system, strong wheels and comfortable saddle, it will add tons of enjoyment to your ride which will motivate you to exercise more often.