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The Draw: Ground and Pound
It’s no surprise that Dimond’s flagship Marquise model is one of the best options for even the longest races and training rides. Based around Dimond’s striking beam design and a crazy lightweight build, the Marquise smoothes out incredibly rough roads without losing power to the pavement. Even in the most aggressive position, this is a comfortable bike with speed and stability on descents—tuck into aero and grind away at your watts without the need to move around. This is one of the best choices for rolling, long-course events—sans steep climbs or sharp turns—where conserving energy, going fast, staying aero, and being ready to run are essential.
19.54 pounds (size M)
Review by Chris Foster