Sortie 3 29"
MSRP $4000.00
Sortie 3 29"

When considering your choices for great XC/Trail bikes, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better partner than the Sortie 3 29. The 6061-T6 aluminum frame is so light and stiff that you will be whipping off laps on your local trails like you never would’ve thought possible. The FOX CTD enabled 125mm KnuckleBox suspension platform turns all the trail chunder buttery smooth, while the tapered head tube and 142×12mm rear through axle keep you snapping in and out of turns. A full Shimano XT build makes shifting and braking effortless and a Fox 32 Float CTD F.I.T. 29 Air fork makes the ride smooth as can be. Bolt it all atop fast rolling Stan’s No Tubes 29” wheels, and you’ve got a dream come true.


  • Hand built 125mm full suspension 6061-T6 weapons grade aluminum frame is strong and light
  • Tapered head tube, formed and butted tubes, and under arch seat stay bridge for near flex-free performance
  • KnuckleBox Technology and FOX Float CTD rear shock for a buttery ride
  • Fox Float CTD FIT 29" Air 130mm fork absorbs rough terrain with ease
  • Shimano XT 2x10 drivetrain is the ideal balance of performance and durability
  • Single sided hardware offer easy maintenance access to main pivots
  • Stans Rapid 25 Tubeless Ready rims
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Size Guide
Size15.5" Small17" Medium19" Large21" XLarge
Seat Tube Length **15.5"17.0"19.0"21.0"
Standover Height29.0"30.0"31.0"32.5"
Top Tube Length *22.5"23.5"24.0"25.0"
Head Tube Length100.0mm110.0mm130.0mm140.0mm
Head Angle69.5°69.5°69.5°69.5°
Seat Angle73.0°73.0°73.0°73.0°
Chain Stay Length455.0"455.0"455.0"455.0"
Fork Offset44.0mm44.0mm44.0mm44.0mm
BB Height330.0"330.0"330.0"330.0"
Stem Length90.0mm90.0mm100.0mm110.0mm
Handlebar Width685.0mm685.0mm685.0mm685.0mm
Crank Length170.0mm175.0mm175.0mm175.0mm
Seat Post Length300.0mm300.0mm300.0mm300.0mm
* Measured Horizontally** Measured from Center

Diamondback Bicycles - Knucklebox Technology

Sizes 15.5" Small  17" Medium  19" Large  21" XLarge 
Frame Sortie 29r Trail 125mm 6061-T6 Weapons Grade Aluminum w/ Taper Head Tube / Hydroformed Top Tube, Butted / Formed Down Tube / Seatstays, Under Arch Seatstay bridge, Knuckle Box Technology, 142x12mm E-Thru Axle Drop out
Fork Fox 32 Float CTD F.I.T. 29 Air, 130mm travel, "FIT" cartridge, with ext. compression / rebound / lock out, butted Alloy Tapered 1.5 steerer, 32mm Easton aluminum stanchions, magnesium lowers, QR15mm Thru Axle
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD adjust, Boost Valve "LV" eyelet 7.875x2.00" Air w/ rebound adj, Climb, Trail, Descend lever, 3 levels of pedal platform
Headset FSA No57 Taper 1.5 / 1 1/8" Alloy cups, Sealed Cartridge
Cranks Raceface Turbine, 36/24T
Bottom Bracket Raceface BB
F. Derailleur Shimano XT M785 High Direct Mount 2x10
R. Derailleur Shimano XT M786 SGS Shawdow Plus, 10spd
Shifter Shimano XT M780 10spd Rapidfire
Cogset Shimano M771 XT 10spd Cassette (11-36t)
Chain Shimana HG75 10spd
Brakes Shimano XT M785 Hydraulic Disc, Rotors - XT ICE - 180mm Front/160mm Rear
Brake Levers Shimano XT M785, w/tool-free reach adj. free stroke adj.
Front Hub 32h Alloy Sealed Bearing Disc w/ 15mm Thru Axle
Rear Hub 32h 142x12 sealed cartridge bearing, 12mm Thru Axle, Cassette w/ CNC Disc mount, w/ Shimano E-Thru QR Axle
Spokes Black 14g Stainless Steel
Rims Stans Rapid 25 Tubeless Ready, 32h
Tires Kenda Honey Badger 29x2.20 Pro Level w/Stick-E compound, Folding Bead
Handlebar Raceface Turbine 3/4 Rise, 725mm, 31.8mm
Grips DB4L "Lock on" 135mm Kraton
Stem Raceface Turbine, 31.8mm
Seatpost KS LEV DX Dropper 30.9mm
Seat Prologo Nago Evo X8
Colors Dark Orange
Extras Knuckle Box Shock Pump, Owner’s manual / Sortie owner's manual cover, Chainstay Protector, Clear Coat
Note Specifications Subject to Change
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