Overdrive Pro

  • Lightweight and durable Aluminum frame for true trail credibility
  • 29” diameter wheels for easily navigating larger obstacles
  • Hydraulic disc brakes for premier stopping power
  • Fox Suspension fork for an extremely smooth ride
  • 10 speeds to choose from for any terrain

The bike industry sees fads come and go. Innovation doesn’t always assure success or even relevance. Luckily, the 29er revolution is one that’s here to stay—and for good reason. The category’s popularity continues to surge ahead, so too has the reliability of our signature 29’er series of Overdrives. 2014 is set to be another dominant year for 29’ers with our Overdrives leading the way.

The Diamondback Overdrive Pro packs the ultimate punch in terms of value and affordability donning an elite component package spec’d on a frame built to withstand punishment from the trail making it the ideal 29’er for any level of rider. The improved 2014 6061-T6 Aluminum Overdrive series frame boasts of newly formed top and down tubes, a 1.5“ Tapered machined headtube, and forged drop outs with a replaceable derailleur hanger. You get the strength where it’s needed while saving weight so you can go a further and faster with less energy exerted to keep you on the trail longer.

The Geometry is spot on. The ever so sloping top tube provides ample standover clearance for a 29” wheeled rig. A 71° head tube angle and a 73° seat tube angle create the perfect XC/trail geometry. The 440mm (17.3 inch) chainstays equate to an extremely snappy rig and the ability to easily get the front wheel off the ground – something that not all 29ers can boast.

There’s no denying the rock crawling, root crushing power of a larger wheel. Making the largest of obstacles the smallest of matters is a defining trait of these muddy beasts. By offering decreased rolling resistance, increased traction when cornering and improved ground clearance, one ride upon these massive behemoths is sure to sway even the staunchest skeptic.

Benefits of a 29” wheel are pretty apparent:

  • Angle of Attack – Larger wheels decrease your angle of attack by allowing you to roll over obstacles easier and faster. Bigger wheel = smaller obstacle.
  • Momentum – A larger wheel enables one to carry momentum easier though obstacles.
  • Surface Contact – 29”wheels are less prone to sinking in soft material such as sand and mud due to the larger contact patch causing lower ground pressure. The longer contact patch increases cornering and straight line traction
  • Stability – The relative position of the bottom bracket/cranks to the axles in the wheels also means that your relative center of gravity is lower. This results in a feeling of riding “in” the bike rather than on top of it.
  • Tire Clearance – with more tire choices than any platform, the 29”wheel easily accommodates off road as well as commuting tires.
  • Taller Riders – 29" bikes tend to offer taller riders a more “natural” frame geometry.

The FOX 32 FLOAT CTD 29” with 32mm stanchions gives you 100mm of travel up front with an open cartridge with external rebound and lockout key providing you settings to optimize your ride in all conditions. The 15mm thru-axle increases the front end stiffness providing enhanced steering and traction versus the more standard 9mm quick release. Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc brakes with XT 6-bolt 180mm front and 160mm rear rotors and you have one of the best in class values for any level of 29er, period.

A full on Shimano drivetrain which features the SLX Shfiters and front derailleur, XT rear derailleur, and HG62 10 speed cassette, will grant you smooth shifting performance that works in tandem with the Shimano Dyna-Sys 10spd crankset (24/32/42t) with outboard bearing. Add in Diamondback SL-7 M-Series double wall rims with WTB Wolverine Comp tires and you are set to conquer any and all obstacles.

The Diamondback Lazer Series 31.8mm low rise handlebars and custom DB AL6061 stem coupled with the DB Micro Adjust seatpost and Race saddle round out this incredible cockpit package.

The 2014 Overdrive Pro is an economical means to getting you onto a premier 29’er. Whether you’re just “testing the waters” for your first 29er, or whether you want to add a new steed to the stable, you are sure to be satisfied.

The Overdrive Pro is gloss white and is offered in SM (16"), MD (18"), LG (20"), and XL (22").

 

Bike Specs

Sizes 16" Small  18" Medium  20" Large  22" XLarge 
Frame Overdrive 29" Butted 6061-T6 Aluminum w/ Formed Top / Down Tube, 1.5" Tapered machined headtube, forged drop outs w/replaceable hanger, disc only
Fork FOX 32 FLOAT CTD 29" 100mm travel, open cartridge, ext. rebound and lock out, QR15 thru axle, butted Alloy steerer, 32mm aluminum stanchions
Rear Shock N/A
Cranks Shimano FCM590 Deore Dyna-Sys 10spd Crankset w/Shimano outboard bearing BB w/ replacable rings 24/32/42t
Bottom Bracket Shimano outboard bearing BB
F. Derailleur Shimano SLX top pull, down swing, 34.9
R. Derailleur Shimano XT SHADOW PLUS SGS 10spd
Shifter Shimano SLX 10spd Rapidfire
Brake Levers Shimano Deore M505 radial w/ hinge clamp, reach adj.
Brakes Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc w/ XT 6-bolt, 180mm frt / 160mm rear Rotors
Cassette Shimano HG62 10spd Cassette (11-36t)
Rims 32h Diamondback SL-7 M-Series Doublewall
Tires WTB Wolverine Comp 29x2.2
Pedals Wellgo Alloy forged, CNC MTB
Handlebar DB Lazer Series 31.8mm low rise
Stem DB 3D Forged 7° 31.8mm
Seatpost DB Lazer Series Micro Adjust 30.9mm
Seat DB Race M-series saddle w/tubular cromo rails
Headset FSA No.42 , Sealed ACB for Taper Headtube
Colors White
Chain Shimano HG54 10spd
Hubset (F) 32h QR15 Alloy w/ CNC Disc Mount (R) 32h SL-7 Alloy Cassette w/ CNC Disc mount
Spokes Black 14g Stainless Steel
Grips DB4L 135mm Kraton
Extras DB Key Chain, Owner’s manual, H20 bottle mounts, Clear Coat, 3 extra inches of wheel diameter!
Note Specifications Subject to Change

Geometry

Size 16" Small 18" Medium 20" Large 22" XLarge
Seat Tube Length ** 16.0" 18.0" 20.0" 22.0"
Standover Height 29.5" 30.0" 31.5" 32.75"
Top Tube Length * 22.0" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"
Head Tube Length 95.0mm 105.0mm 120.0mm 135.0mm
Head Angle 71.0° 71.0° 71.0° 71.0°
Seat Angle 73.0° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
Wheel Base 1062.0mm 1091.0mm 1112.0mm 1131.0mm
Chain Stay Length 440.0mm 440.0mm 440.0mm 440.0mm
Fork Offset 38.0mm 38.0mm 38.0mm 38.0mm
BB Height 313.0mm 313.0mm 313.0mm 313.0mm
Stem Length 70.0mm 70.0mm 90.0mm 90.0mm
Handlebar Width 670.0mm 670.0mm 670.0mm 670.0mm
Crank Length 170.0mm 175.0mm 175.0mm 175.0mm
Seat Post Length 350.0mm 350.0mm 350.0mm 350.0mm
* Measured Horizontally ** Measured from Center

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