Diamondback road and gravel bikes: which model is right for you?

Although initially a BMX brand, Diamondback has branched out into road bikes and gravel bikes, with plenty of models on offer.

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Diamondback Bicycles began life in the late 1970s in California. Part of the Western States Import Company, its origins are as a BMX brand, first called Centurion. 

Its founders, Cozy Yamakosh and Mitchell Weiner, originally manufactured the bikes in Japan. Legend has it that the first frames to bear the Centurion logo were originally intended for Raleigh America. However, the Japanese-made frames didn’t meet the approval of parent company Raleigh back in the UK, so Weiner took receipt of the frames and re-branded them.

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