Every day traveling to work from congested subways always makes people exhausted, and taking a taxi is always too expensive. The introduction of gravel bikes makes an easier. And healthier way to travel to work and has road trips to travel around. Read our article “Diamondback Haanjo 3 Review” to have an insight into it.
With these bikes, you can enjoy the surroundings you miss while wheezing in a car and feel more energized and closer to nature.
Gravel bikes and Diamondback Haanjo Series
Gravel bikes are bicycles that can travel on any terrain, from the hard, smooth surface of the road to muddy and rough terrain. We can easily travel in bad conditions like light potholes, muddy roads, etc.
Diamondback Haanjo series is one of the successful and popular gravel bikes. They have best control, speed, durability, making them an ideal choice for commuting and traveling. They have the best concept with design and strategic features that make it one of the best gravel bikes worldwide.
Diamondback Haanjo 3 Review
After the success of Haanjo 1 and Haanjo 2, Diamondback Haanjo 3 is one of the most successful and popular models of the Haanjo series. It has beautiful design. And concept that attracts anyone who loves road bikes.
The frame is built from aluminium alloy for durability. The geometry gives extreme control and comfort. The fork is lightweight and precise. Its bicycle included the Shimano Sora 2×9 speed drivetrain. It also has FSA cranks which provide remarkable shifting performance even when biking is uphill.
Body and weight
With the recent test on Diamondback Haanjo 3, we found out it can travel on any terrain like asphalt, highways, tarmac, etc., and can also go through muddy fields, but the best effect can be seen on roads. It weighs 25.1 lbs. And has the largest 59 cm frame with paddles. It has wide tires, making it capable of traveling on anything and not feeling the effect of rough terrain too much.
The body of Haanjo 3 is made of aluminium alloy. It has four different sizes, from 5’4″ to 6’4″. Many companies do not manufacture bikes for tall people, but the Haanjo 3 model is even suitable for people with a height of 6’5″. With Shimano Sora, 2×9 speed drivetrain gearsets. And FSA cranks equipped with 37mm WTB Riddler Comp tires, it provides reliable shifting performance with Tektro Lyra mechanical disc brakes which can stop the bike easily.
In the following segment of “Diamondback Haanjo 3 review,” let’s talk about the riding ability of this bike.
During testing the riding ability of haanjo 3 we noticed it works amazingly great from easier to hardest terrain. It works smoothly on the road of cities, and with the infamous Shimano Sora gear set, it changes gears in the nick of time.
Even on the uneven pavements, it worked beautifully without any trouble. The ride was smooth, but during the tough terrain, it did shake from going through such hard paths. Still, the griping and the work of gear sets blew everyone’s minds, and it travelled without any trouble.
Brakes and Components
It is equipped with a mechanical disc brake which provides better control and stopping power. Comparing it to V brakes, it is easier to work and has more control over the bike. It doesn’t skid or wobble when it is stopped abruptly, and with such control over gears and bikes, it is even compared to CX bikes and works quite efficiently in terrains of forests and mountain rides.
The Haanjo 3 model is definitely for mid-level riders. Even with Shimano Sora’s low components, it works smoothly, and with 46/30T cogs in front and 11/32T cassettes in the rear, it is easier to shift gears easily. The WTB tires don’t skid and absorb vibration, which the aluminium body couldn’t handle.
The head tube angle goes from 69 to 72 degrees according to its size, so the rider of any height can handle it quickly.
We can use Diamondback Haanjo 3 to travel anywhere and everywhere. There are not any disadvantages to this bike. Compared to Haanjo 1 and Haanjo 2, it is 2.5lbs lighter and has a better gear set. The Haanjo series is also famous for its low prices and easy availability at any bike store and online store. It is sent with every assembly equipment required for the bike and even provided with very clear instructions for setup. Setting up the bike would seem like a huge problem for new people, but it isn’t anything like that.
Haanjo 3 is a perfect bike for long trips and tours. It is quite durable on rough surfaces and works efficiently. Many bike racers use it for racing instead of CX bikes because of its breaks and gears. The design of the bike always attracts people, but the ability and components get it hooked.
The long wait for subways and the high rate of taxis creates a stressful journey to work, but with Haanjo 3, it will not only make your travel cheaper and easier but also with a fresh mind. The early morning rides will make you more energized than ever before.
I hope our article “Diamondback Haanjo 3 review” will be helpful to you and give you some ideas before purchasing it.
Travis is a bike aficionado. Since he was a little boy, he has been riding bikes all day! And this passion led him to start this blog! His passion reflects in his words and detailed reviews!