- DB Insight 6061-T6 Butted Aluminum Frame built for speed and comfort
- Insight Alloy Straight Blade Fork to minimize weight and wind resistance
- 700c doublewall wheels to accelerate and maintain speed with less effort
- 8spd internally geared rear hub for smooth, effortless shifting
The Insight series fits into the Performance Hybrid category. Taking the best from both the mountain and road worlds, The Performance Hybrid combines their elements to create the ultimate machine. Larger-diameter 700c wheels offer an efficient platform for this nimble, lightweight bike that’s suitable for commuting, training or simply a weekend ride. The series embraces performance factors valued by today’s racers in training and charity riders.
The 2014 Insight STI-8 performance hybrid is aimed to please those who commute, train, exercise, or are simply looking for a smooth riding bike for recreation. The jewel of the bike is the Insight 6061-T6 Butted Aluminum Performance Hybrid frame with a formed/hooded top tube, an integrated headtube, and vertically compliant stays (VCS).
Fit specifically for the frame is the Insight Integrated Aero Alloy straight blade fork keeping your ride smooth, stable and precise. The drivetrain is absolutely simple yet incredibly effective. Built around Shimano’s amazing 8-speed Nexus internal gear hub and a single 38t front chainring, you can shift effortlessly to find the right gear while in motion or at a complete standstill. This characteristic is completely unique to the Nexus internally geared hub.
The light weight and aesthetically pleasing wheelset sports 32h Equation R23 rims with a machined braking surface, 14 gauge stainless steel spokes, an alloy front hub and Kenda Kwick Trax puncture resistant 700×32c tires.
Alloy linear pull brakes provide plenty of stopping power to keep you out of harm’s way. The rest of the cockpit is made up of proprietary Diamondback alloy with an oversized 31.8mm low rise alloy handlebar and 3D Forged 7° stem to give the appropriate rise for maximum steering control and comfort.
A DB Performance Hybrid saddle with gel sits atop a 27.2mm alloy micro adjust seat post offering an exceptionally comfortable ride whether it’s for your next cause ride or simply around the block.
If you are looking for a performance hybrid for commuting, training or simply a weekend ride … look no further. The 2014 Diamondback Insight STI-8 is black and comes in 5 sizes: SM (15"), M (17"), LG (19"), XL (21"), XXL (23").