Monthly Archives: August 2017

2016 Niner Jet 9 RDO

BUILT 5/19/2016: the orange Niner Jet 9 Carbon got a hairline crack in the rear triangle, and Niner stood behind their product and gave me a new 2016 Jet 9 RDO Large frame as a replacement.

Weighs in at 5lbs 8oz.

With a 120mm Fox Factory 32 CTD fork on the Large frame, Head tube angle is 70.5 degrees.

More info is at:

UPGRADE 3/19/2017: From Easton EA90 (21mm width,1680g) to Easton ARC 30 Custom made by, (30mm width, 1805g) with Maxxis Minion DHF 29×2.5 WT on front, and Maxxis Ardent LUST 29×2.25 on the rear.

Weighs in at  28lbs 4oz.


UPGRADE 8/20/2017: Replaced Fox 32 Fork with 2015 RockShox Pike 29 RC 120mm  with 35mm stantions for $299 off of ebay and added 2017 stealth decals. The new Pike Fork weighs 1950g, an increase of 176g.




2017 Diamondback Sync’r 24

Got a sale on the Diamondback Sync’r 24 for $399 (MSRP $799)

NX groupset is worth $300 alone. Tektro brake $89 each +


Frame 6061-T6 Aluminum Jr-24″ Frame, Formed Tubing, Disc Specific w/ Replacable Hanger
Fork SR Suntour XCR 24″ w/ 80mm Travel, 28mm Stanchions, Magnesium Lowers, w/ Preload Adjust ($70)
Headset FSA IS-3/NO.11 Integrated Style ($19)
Cranks SRAM NX 1x, w/ X-Sync 30T Chain Ring ($100)
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP ($32)
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX X-Horizon, 11 Speed ($67)
Shifter SRAM NX 11 Speed X-Actuation Trigger ($25)
Cogset SRAM PG1130, 11 Speed, 11-42T ($67)
Chain SRAM PC-1130, 11 Speed, Power Link ($20)
Front Hub 32h SL-7 Alloy w/ CNC Disc Mount
Rear Hub 32h SL-7 Alloy Cassette w/ CNC Disc mount
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Rims 32h Diamondback SL-7 Doublewall
Tires Kenda Kinetics 24×2.35″ ($35 each)
Brakes Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Disc w/ 180mm Front /160mm Rear Rotors ($89)
Brake Levers Tektro 2 Finger Hydraulic w/ Reach Adjust
Pedals DB4L Alloy Platform
Handlebar Diamondback “Pro Bar” 720mm Wide
Grips DB4L 135mm Kraton
Stem Diamondback “Shortie”, 45mm Reach, 31.8 Bar Bore
Seat DB Sync’r Jr. Saddle
Seatpost DB Alloy Micro Adjust 30.9mm
Extras Owners Manual, Assembly Guide, Tool Kit
Bike Weight 26.7 lbs
Accessories 6061-T6 Aluminum Jr-24″ Frame, Formed Tubing, Disc Specific w/ Replacable Hanger