Diamondback Bicycles

Diamondback Bicycles Century 5 Carbon Endurance Road Bike, Red, 50cm/X-Small

Not so long ago, fast bikes came in one flavor: painful. As in, painful to ride for anything longer than an hour at a time. Super steep head angles, sprawling top tubes, and a spine-rattling ride quality were the norm. Those traits might be fine for a rare few, but for the rest of us we're not all sadists. Well, the century is an entirely different flavor of fast - the kind that's actually enjoyable. We carefully blended high- and low-modulus carbon fiber and obsess fast - the kind that's actually enjoyable. We carefully blended high- and low-modulus carbon fiber and obsessed over the lay-up of those carbon plies to create a bike that is still light and blazingly quick, but also impressively smooth in the saddle. The century 5 C is well-appointed on the component side of the equation as well. Shimano's 105 2x11 drivetrain delivers crisp shifts and their hydraulic disc brakes have a well-earned reputation for power and reliability. Fast doesn't have to mean "painful." with the century 5 C, fast is simply, well, _fast._. read more