Diamondback Overdrive 29 Hardtail Mountain Bike Review

Diamondback Overdrive 29 Hardtail Mountain Bike Review

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Diamondback is a popular brand in cycling history. Overdrive is the best part of the Diamondback bicycle brand. This is full suspension affordable hardtail mountain bike. Overdrive has a single track trail system. It has a strong frame, air suspension, disk brakes etc. Are you searching a well built full suspension mountain bike? I suggest you took Diamondback Overdrive bike. 

Diamondback Overdrive 29 Hardtail Mountain Bike Review

This MTB is solid built quality. This bike has a new design & new look. It has SR Suntour Suspension Fork. This SR Suntour Suspension Fork is very strong. But this bike price is pretty affordable. In this bike, you will get 80mm travel suspension fork with SR Suntour.

Affordable Price & Dependable

Overdrive comes with an affordable price with lots of features. Its performance is dependable for the rider. Many riders want a better mountain bike. This is one of them.

What do you want from the best mountain bike? Full suspension, speeds, braking system, well-built quality, Aluminum frame & extra new features. The Diamondback Overdrive have all of this element.

Frame materials

The frame is one of the most essential parts of a bike. This bikes frame made of aluminum. This frame is made of 6061 T-6 aluminum alloy full suspension frame. This frame come with four different sizes small, medium, large & extra large. These features are high quality & you would expect from the brand like Diamondback. You can choose this bike, it can fit with your height & body shape easily. Want to know how to measure a mountain bike frame.


You should notice this. This bike is used Schwalbe brand 29x2.25" tires. Which is so strong & durable. It allows you to ride a variety of different trails. Schwalbe Rapid Rob, Kevlarguard tire is best for hardtail MTB. 

Suspension & fork

This bike with 6061 T-6 aluminum full suspension. This suspension comes with SR Suntour Suspension Fork. When you ride in terrain, you fell the smooth riding.

It also comes with 80mm travel fork with SR Suntour suspension fork. This fork helps you to ride on rough terrain. This suspension & fork make Diamondback Overdrive a superb ride. It can reduce more shakiness on the tough trail.

Gears System

This bike comes with multiple gear system. This bike comes with 8 speed. The rear derailleur built with Shimano Acera M360 for better riding & controlling. This gear system makes easy to changing gear in any of situation. 


Overdrive comes with Shimano EF-510 Easyfire. This is 24 Speed Shimano Shifter 3x8 Speed. This amazing power to help run your bike fast.

Braking System

Tektro aries mechanical disk brakes come with 180mm front & 160mm rear rotors. This function gives you a dependable extreme power in stopping the bike. You can brake it easily in any of terrains. This hydraulic disk brake can save you. This has an excellent power to stop your bike quickly.

But, you should be careful when you use the brakes. Sometimes hard braking locks the rear wheel.


Finding a perfect bike for your body type, weight & height. You should use a guide to find your perfect size. The Overdrive comes with four different in size. Such as small, medium, large & extra large. The small size is 16”. This size is suitable for 5.4”-5.7” rider. Medium size is 18”. This size is perfect for 5.7”-5.11”. Large size is 20”. This size perfect for 5.11” – 6.1”. Extra large size is 22". This size is perfect for 6.1"–6.4". You must ensure your perfect bike size before purchase.


The Overdrive comes with a 6061 T-6 grade aluminum alloy frame. This frame makes this bike so strong. This bike durable for any rider who use this on rough terrain. These hydraulic brakes keep this bike more safe & durable. 142×12mm thru-axle & SRAM NX single ring is very dependable for riding.

Things We Like

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    This bike comes with a high-quality feature, such as gear, full suspension & forks.
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    This bike pretty comfortable.
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    Easy assembly.
  • Easy to riding.
  • Adjustable seat.
  • SR Suntour suspension fork for comfortable & smooth riding.
  • Strong built quality makes it safe to ride.
  • Extreme stopping power with Tektro Aries Mechanical Disc brakes.
  • 6061 T-6 aluminum alloy frame.
  • Full air suspension.
  • Schwalbe Rapid Rob, 29” Kevlarguard tires for any weather & conditions.
  • Shimano EF-510 Easyfire 8 Speed Shifters.

Things We Don't Like

  • No place for a water cage.
  • 29” wheels replacement parts are finding very difficult.

Final Word

If you looking for a dependable, strong, affordable hardtail mountain bike. You should try Diamondback Overdrive. It comes with the best feature that makes this bike one of the best bikes on the market. This is a compact trail bike.

Built with an aluminum frame which is lightweight & strong. 80mm Travel fork with SR Suntour Suspension Fork makes this bike more durable. Tektro aries hydraulic disk brakes make this bike safer to ride. This bike not only for the beginner also experts I think. This is the best range mountain bike, which is best for all kinds of riders.

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About the Author Delia B. Hogue

Hello, I am Delia. I am 26 years old. I am a passionate biker. In here I write reviews & discuss bikes & it's accessories. Hope it can help you to make a decision correctly for finding your bikes.

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