Lux 27.5

  • Lux 27.5 Women Specific 6061-T6 Aluminum Frame with Super Low Top Tube for increased clearance
  • SR Suntour 80mm travel fork for enhanced performance on the trail
  • Custom 27.5” Diamondback SL-7 Doublewall Wheelset for a lightweight and durable ride
  • Shimano 8 speed drivetrain with trigger shifters to make changing gears a breeze
  • Mechanical Disc Brakes with 6” rotors for effective stopping power

Interested in a bike that’s tailored to the woman rider? Welcome to Devine Designs – our line of bikes that pays tribute to women riders. These aren’t men’s models painted in pastel. At Diamondback, we started from the ground up, considering every aspect of the female cyclist. The collection features bike geometries built for our smaller frames; colors that reflect our tastes in aesthetics; and overall models that speak to our practical notions of comfort and affordability. With Devine Designs, you’ll find the same devotion to technology and elegant craftsmanship that’s engineered into all of our Diamondbacks—in designs specifically made for you. We’re confident you’ll enjoy the ride: We worked hard to make it Devine.

Whether you are new to the trails or a seasoned singletrack rider, our Lux series models have always offered uncompromised quality without compromising your bank account. The perfect blend of hardtail performance with rugged utility, the Lux continues to be a value oriented build ready for any new rider or trail enthusiast looking to jump into the mountain bike scene. For 2014 our Lux series models are combining the trail crushing dominance of last year’s Lux 29’ers with the agility of the 26” wheeled Lux from years past; bring on the 27.5!

Why 27.5” Wheelset?
While this is an ongoing debate amongst the masses there are notable benefits to the 27.5” wheel that continue to contribute to its growing popularity. Lower rolling resistance and better traction giving you a smoother ride similar to that of the 29”, but with less geometry and suspension travel limitations, or toe clearance concerns. In the end you have a smoother ride than a 26” wheel and greater torsional stiffness and durability than a 29” wheel. Our new, custom SL-7 27.5” Doublewall wheels have been served up to keep you charging ahead on every trail.

At the core of our new Lux 27.5 series is the rugged Diamondback Lux Women Specific Butted 6061-T6 aluminum frame with a newly designed super-low, formed top tube providing strength, style, and clean lines. The new super-low top tube, paired with the 27.5” wheelset, makes this frame more accessible to those who may have been challenged in years past to ride the larger 29” wheeled platforms. Greater clearance also means swinging your leg up and over to start peddling is that much easier!

The components provide more proof of our commitment to providing you with the most appropriate package and value for your money. An SR Suntour XCT 27.5 fork with 80mm travel gives you command of the trail. The Soft Spring travel reacts and rebounds with purpose to smooth out any terrain.

The Tektro IO Plus Mechanical Disc brakes are trail-tuned and provide plenty of stopping power, while the grippy WTB Wolverine tires give you control on every surface.

The SR Suntour XCT crankset with chainguard (22/32/42t) is synced up with the Shimano drivetrain including the EF51-8 speed trigger shifters, TX50 front derailleur, Acera 8 speed rear derailleur, and Shimano HG20 8spd Cassette (12-28t). This combo provides more than enough gearing options to get you where you want to go.

Diamondbacks signature 4-bolt Ahead alloy stem and Lazer Bar are Devine women’s-specific width and low rise to create the perfect riding position for the female rider. A DB Lazer Micro Adjust 30.9mm post and Devine Edition MTB saddle ensure that you can pedal in comfort all day long.

If a solid and reliable, all-purpose women’s mountain bike is what you’re after, the Lux 27.5 is the one for you.

The 2014 Lux 27.5 is berry and comes in three sizes: S (15"), M (17"), L (19").

 

Bike Specs

Sizes 15" Small  17" Medium  19" Large 
Frame Lux 27.5 W! Women's Specific Butted 6061-T6 Aluminum, Super low TT for increased clearance, w/ Formed Top / Down Tube
Fork SR Suntour XCT 27.5 w/ soft spring 80mm travel
Rear Shock N/A
Cranks SR Suntour XCT w/chainguard 22/32/42t
Bottom Bracket Cartridge Type
F. Derailleur Shimano TX50
R. Derailleur Shimano Acera 8spd
Shifter Shimano EF-51 8spd
Brake Levers Tektro womens specific 3 finger Alloy Linear w/ reach adjust
Brakes Tektro IO plus Disc w/ 6" rotors
Cassette Shimano HG-31 8spd Cassette (11-32t)
Rims 32h Diamondback SL-7 Doublewall
Tires WTB Wolverine Comp 27.5x2.2
Pedals DB Toe Clip Compatible Platform
Handlebar Diamondback Lazer Bar, Devine women's-specific width, 31.8mm low rise
Stem Diamondback 4 bolt Ahead 7° 31.8mm
Seatpost Diamondback Lazer Micro Adjust 30.9mm
Seat Devine Edition MTB saddle
Headset Integrated FSA Drop-in ACB upper, Zero Stack lower internal cup and cartridge bearing, 1 1/8"
Colors Red
Chain KMC-Z51
Hubset (F) 32h SL-7 Alloy QR (R) 32h Alloy SL-7 QR Cassette
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Grips Devine women's-specific D2 Kraton
Extras Owner’s Manual, Chainstay Protector, Clear Coat, H20 bottle mounts
Note Specifications Subject to Change

Geometry

Size 15" Small 17" Medium 19" Large
Seat Tube Length ** 15.0" 17.0" 19.0"
Standover Height 25.5" 25.5" 26.0"
Top Tube Length * 21.7" 22.6" 23.2"
Head Tube Length 95.0mm 105.0mm 115.0mm
Head Angle 70.0° 70.0° 70.0°
Seat Angle 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
Wheel Base 1046.0mm 1071.0mm 1086.0mm
Chain Stay Length 430.0mm 430.0mm 430.0mm
Fork Offset 46.0mm 46.0mm 46.0mm
BB Height 304.0mm 304.0mm 304.0mm
Stem Length 75.0mm 90.0mm 90.0mm
Handlebar Width 600.0mm 600.0mm 600.0mm
Crank Length 170.0mm 175.0mm 175.0mm
Seat Post Length 350.0mm 350.0mm 350.0mm
* Measured Horizontally ** Measured from Center

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