Diamondback Arden 2 (2018)

$949.99

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The Arden 2 pairs the cutting-edge technology of our highest-end bikes with a competitive component mix. The end result? A bike that delivers amazing performance at an equally amazing price.

The bike’s frame is made from custom formed and butted aluminum tubes that are not only stylish, but also the perfect balance of strength and lightweight performance.

Our Enhanced Performance Geometry places you in a riding position that is still fast and “aero,” yet upright enough to be sustained comfortably on longer rides. To take that comfort a step further, we also designed the Arden 2 with a female-friendly size range and touchpoints.

We spent nearly as much time fine-tuning the Arden 2’s parts package. Tektro disc brakes add an extra measure of safety and control while an 18-speed Shimano drivetrain provides all the gears you’ll need to meet any challenge.

Ready Ride bikes are shipped 95 percent assembled. Typical bike assembly is time-consuming and requires technical know-how. Ready Ride reduces the time and skills needed for the final, four-step assembly.

Features
  • Women’s-specific 7005 aluminum frame with butted and formed tubing is light and highly durable
  • Available in XS/48cm size
  • DBR Podium air-formed disc alloy fork with tapered steerer enhances handling performance
  • Tektro Lyra disc brakes equal increased braking power and control
  • Wide range Shimano/FSA 2x9-speed drivetrain offers great performance and value
  • Diamondback Century folding-bead 700x28c tires

Frame

Womens Specific Road Disc, Custom Fully Butted 7005 Series Alloy, Enhanced Performance Geometry, Formed Top Tube, w/ Integrated Headtube and Flat Mount Disc Brake Tab

Fork

SPF Airformed Alloy, Bladed Legs, 1.5" Alloy Taper Steerer Tube, with Flat Mount Disc Tab

Headset

FSA No.42, Sealed Cartridge

Cranks

Shimano FC-R3000 Compact, 50/34T

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Outboard Bearing

Front Derailleur

Shimano Sora FD-R3000, 31.8mm Band Clamp

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Sora RD-R3000, 9 Speed

Shifter

Shimano Sora ST-R3000 Dual Control, 2x9 Speed

Cogset (Cassette/Freewheel)

Shimano HG400 Cassette, 9 Speed, 11-32T

Chain

KMC Z99, 9 Speed

Front Hub

28h Alloy, Quick Release

Rear Hub

28h Alloy, Quick Release, Cassette

Spokes

14g Stainless Steel

Rims

Diamondback Equation, 28h, Doublewall

 Tires

Diamondback Century Folding Bead, 700x28c

Brakes

Tektro Lyra Flat Mount Mechanical Disc, w/ 160mm Front / 140mm Rear Rotors

Brake Levers

Shimano Sora ST-R3000

Pedals

Alloy Road Platform

Handlebar

HED Tour Flat Top Drop Bar, 31.8 Bar Bore

Grips

Diamondback Endurance Gel Tape

Stem

HED Tour Stem, +/-7° Rise, 31.8mm Bar Bore

Seat

Diamondback Performance Womens Road

Seatpost

HED Tour, 27.2mm

Extras

Owner’s Manual, Assembly Guide, Bottle Cages, Tool Kit*

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