Diamondback Recoil Comp

Diamondback Recoil Comp 29er Mountain BIke

Diamondback has a few awesome 29ers including the Overdrive and the Recoil Comp. They are known for their mid-range mountain bikes, but they do keep up with the big boys when it comes to design and usability. The Diamondback Recoil Comp is an affordable, precision mountain bike that will let you power through the greatest of obstacles while you ride up and down your favorite mountain trails.

The Diamondback Recoil is perfect for the novice to mid-range rider who wants to ride some very rugged trails as well as cruise through the old beaten path. The Recoil Comp is a great choice for a first or second 29er. It’s strong, lightweight and performs like more expensive bikes without the cost. Best of all, this bike gives you the ability to enjoy the full suspension riding that you’ve been craving. Take it up to your favorite mountain and hit the trails – the Diamondback Recoil is waiting for you!

Diamondback Recoil 29er Mountain Bike

Diamondback Recoil Comp Mountain Bike


The Recoil is designed with the rider in mind. A totally aesthetic, sleek appearance that turns heads as well as including an lightweight frame and awesome suspension package makes this bike the whole sha-bang. Every effort has been made to design this bike so that the rider has the smoothest ride, even over tough terrain. From  T-6 aluminum frame to 100mm forks and Kinshock coil, this bike is precision crafted with you in mind.


Of course, the 29 inch wheels are all the buzz and the Diamondback Recoil is the perfect bike to get your feet wet. Dip into the 29er scene with this mid-level bike and hit your favorite trails hard. The Recoil Comp is delivered with 29 inch wheels and double wall rim construction to give you more stability, more traction through wet, muddy and loose gravel situations and roll over obstacles like no other wheel before it. Riding a 29er mountain bike gives you the feeling of being wrapped up in the bike, rather that sitting on top of the bike. You’ll have the feeling of total control. Mixing the feel of the 29er with the awesome suspension and handling of the Recoil Comp will have you pressing your limits and seeing where this bike can take you.


The Recoil comes packed with a 4 inch suspension that can help you overcome the toughest of trails. The suspension, combined with the 29 in wheels will make even the biggest roots and rocks seem tiny, you’ll be cruising over obstacles that your 26er found difficult. The recoil comp suspension will help reduce the shock-and-awe that you sometimes feel when you unexpectedly hit a rock, root or even hole, allowing you to keep total control over the bike and easily overcome such hurdles. Ride with complete confidence the next time you hit the trail with your Diamondback Recoil Comp 29er.


Rounding out at 24 gears, the recoil 29er is equipped with a rapid-fire Shimano 8 speed shifter and derailleurs and 3 chainrings up front. The Shimano shifter and derailleurs provide you with ultra-smooth shifting between gears even while moving through rugged terrain or up steep inclines. No more clinking and clunking when changing gears.

Final thoughts

If you’re poking around trying to decide which 29er should be your first, the Diamondback Recoil is the way to go. It’s been designed with you in mind. It’s a mid-range bike that is perfect for people who are avid riders and like to hit the trails a few times each week and those riders who are just getting into the mountain biking scene. If you’re looking for a more advanced bike, you may want to check out the GT Karakoram.

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