2015 Performance Exclusive: Diamondback Apex Elite Mountain Bike

31-2709-GRD-ANGLEThe Diamondback Apex Elite Mountain Bike is perfect for hitting some fire roads, singletrack, or just bombing-down your local park trail. With an aluminum frame, 100mm of travel and Shimano brakes and components, the Apex Elite will deliver the performance you’d expect from a hardtail bike. Plus, thanks to the Performance Right Fit sizing program, this bike is guaranteed to fit your body and riding style perfectly.

Whether you’re tackling some serious single track or just getting out for a quick evening ride, it’s important that you have the right bike, in the right size, with the right fit. But with so many different wheel sizes and frame geometries out there, it can be tough to figure out which one is right for you. Performance Bikes has taken the guess work out of buying a mountain bike with their Right Fit program. Right Fit is an innovative solution to help you find the bike that’s right for you, without making any compromises. By offering bikes sized according to the rider’s needs, with either 27.5″ or 29″ wheels, Right Fit ensures you’ll get the right bike, in the right size, no problem.

Right Fit matches up the rider with the right wheel size based on frame size. For Right Fit bikes, sizes XS-SM will be available only with 27.5″ wheels. Sizes M-XL will only be available with 29″ wheels.

Bike Sizing:

  • Size XS: 27.5″ wheels
  • Size S: 27.5″ wheels
  • Size SM: 27.5″ wheels
  • Size M: 29″ wheels
  • Size ML: 29″ wheels
  • Size L: 29″ wheels
  • Size XL: 29″ wheels

31-2709-GRD-SIDEThe Diamondback Apex Elite features an aluminum frame, Suntour suspension fork, Shimano hydraulic brakes and a custom mix of Deore, Acera and Alivio Shimano components. The frame, at the center of this bike’s design, is made from lightweight aluminum, which allows the bike to be maneuvered easily, giving better control and improved performance. Then Diamondback added an SR Suntour fork with 100mm of travel to provide bump absorption and a hydraulic lockout to improve performance on the road or while climbing a steep grade.

Finally, a durable set of Diamondback SL alloy wheels feature doublewall rims and easily turn out the 21-speed drivetrain’s effort, while Shimano hydraulic disc brakes with 180/160 rotors provide plenty of stopping power, even in wet conditions.

Features:

  • Aluminum frame with 100mm travel SR Suntour fork, hydraulic lockout
  • Shimano Alivio/Acera/Deore 27-speed gearing perfect for cross country
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes perform well even in wet conditions
  • Diamondback SL Alloy wheels with doublewall rims for wheel longevity

The Diamondback Apex Elite Mountain Bike retails for $999.99 but can be had on sale at just $749.99. Enjoy!