Diamondback Haanjo 1

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24.9, 24 lb
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Diamondback Haanjo 1. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • Despite only having 9 gears, the Haanjo 1's gear range was ample for conquering steep hills.
  • The Haanjo was lightweight and easy to carry up stairs and onto public transport.
  • Flat bars provided an upright stance for visibility in the face of oncoming traffic.
  • The Tektro Aries mechanical disc brakes were reliable, trustworthy, loyal and steadfast.
  • A versatile bike; serving well for commuting, recreation and in all weather conditions.
  • Owners deemed this to be a durable steed, a staunch performer over many years.
  • The provided instructions were detailed, clear and erudite.
  • Haanjo buyers felt that this bike was great value. You get a lot of bike back for your buck.
  • The quality of components was impressive.
  • Haanjo’s fit and finish was svelte and alluring.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Two owners had problems with the chain skipping and jumping, despite attempts at adjustment.
  • One owner felt that pre-assembly was sloppy and that the manufacturer should have fine-tuned the brakes and rear-derailleur.

Bottom line

Few of the Haanjo’s reviewers had anything bad to say about it. Everyone else was very pleased; in the short, medium and long term. After years of use in tough urban conditions, this bike endured. The Haanjo 1 was understated and reliable. As one owner dubbed it, "The perfect commuter".

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User Ratings

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