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Front deraileur not shifting to lowest gear. (New bike)

Yes you can, no you should not. Since it is a new bike assembled by the shop, I strongly recommend you let them fix it. And it must be for free (more correct: you already paid for it, they did not ...
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How should I go about getting parts for this bike?

Some of these parts are generic, and available from any bike shop. Others are particularly specific, and you may not be able to find them at all, like the plastic covers for gear parts. Brake lever ...
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Missing mtb bottom bracket cable guide screw?

If you are concerned about the empty hole next to the Phillips head screw, you can ease your concern. The cable guide typically only needs a single mounting screw. The extra hole allows the same cable ...
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Repairing stripped threads on a nut type bottom bracket

The thread repair tool that is used in this sort of situation is called a die. The common size for crank nuts is M8x1.25. However, too much material appears to be lost here for that approach to be ...
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What are these holes for in my Diamondback Sorrento?

They are rack and fender mounts and you cannot install disc brakes with them. I.S. mounts are 51 mm apart, and post mounts are 74 mm apart (and look totally different). For more details on these ...
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Which number on my diamondback is the serial number

On Diamondback bikes, the serial number is located on the underside of the frame where the pedals and crank arms attach (in other words, the underside of the bottom bracket shell). Look for a string ...
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My current bicycle is a 2010 Diamondback Response Sport. I like the frame and i am thinking to upgrade to a road bike, please advice?

The Diamondback Response Sport appears to be an entry-level mountain bike, retailing at up to US$400 at the time of writing. The 2010 model should have had an 8s triple drivetrain and front suspension....
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Upgrade 1x8 drivetrain

As you have a 1x drivetrain with non-integrated brakes and shifters upgrading it to one with more gears is relatively simple. You need to replace the shifter, rear derailleur and cassette and chain at ...
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Do I need a medium or large cage rear derailleur?

You have it right. Between medium and long cage, medium is the one to get here. As you say, you only need a capacity of 23, which is short cage. SRAM is still listing a short cage X7 on their site, ...
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What is the cheapest and easiest way to add a power meter to my Diamondback Haanjo 4?

I was going to say that you should send the left crank arm into 4iiii to install the strain gauges. They charge US $300. However, I checked, and they do not list the Alba as eligible for this service....
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Replace / Repair Diamondback bike stem

From the information available your bike uses a 1-1/8" quill style adjustable stem. The only other pertinent variable is handlebar diameter. While you most likely have 25.4mm (1 inch) bars you could ...
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Putting rear hand brakes onto a 16" Diamondback Jr Viper

It looks like to 20" version of the bike comes with a rear linear pull brake, but the 16" has a coaster brake. This is common practice with kids bikes as children young enough to be on a 16" bike don'...
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My rear wheel is bent. How do I know which replacement rim would work?

That link appears to be a dealer-only one, I get a login prompt. It's a flat bar road bike and based on a google search comes with 700c/ISO622 wheels and a 7 speed cassette (7 gears on the right hand ...
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Swapping 1994-95 Diamond back sport response components out

It looks like it runs a 3x7 Shimano mountain drivetrain. You can get new shifters such as the Shimano ST-EF51's (the 3x7 version; which are switchable between V-brakes and cantilevers -- see manual ...
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Diamondback Century 2 (2015): What thru-axle skewer dimensions fit the original axle hubs? Lost the originals/internet search unhelpful

Presuming this is you, tt's a standard 130mm-spaced, rim brake road bike. You need any set of quick release skewers. Get a road type set so the back one doesn't stick out past the nut.
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Diamondback Century 2 (2015): What thru-axle skewer dimensions fit the original axle hubs? Lost the originals/internet search unhelpful

First, do you have quick releases, or do you have thru-axles? If you have rim brakes, then you have QRs. Any QR will fit your bike. If you have disc brakes (look for a rotor on the left side of each ...
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What is year and model of my Diamondback?

Check out this thread, the bike in question matches "F4042" S/N portion with yours. According to messages, your bike was built by Formosa in Taiwan (F) in 1984 (4), so it's not Formula One, which was ...
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Shifters now that they are unavailable what can I use?

You do not need replacement combined shifter and brake units. Those were popular at one time but separate units are the norm now. So you have two separate issues: Finding compatible brake levers and ...
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2018 Diamondback bottom bracket size

A couple things to start. First, are you looking to replace the bottom bracket and keep the same crank set? This is significant because the crank set choice largely guides the bottom bracket type and ...
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What is the cheapest and easiest way to add a power meter to my Diamondback Haanjo 4?

Pedal-based power meters are the absolute easiest to install. The calibration procedure is also the simplest in their case. This makes them also the easiest to move between bikes. The cheapest pedal ...
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Front deraileur not shifting to lowest gear. (New bike)

Loosen the L limit screw on the front derailleur. No warranty will be voided for turning set screws. In this case all you need to do is turn that L screw about a ¼ counter clockwise. This maneuver ...
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How to figure out the BCD my chainring has

The bolt center diameter is just the circle around the crank axle axis that the center point of the chainring bolts lie on. If you have a even number of bolts the diameter is fairly easy to measure. ...
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Help identifying a vintage Diamondback full suspension MTB

Looks like a late 90s BSO. I also notice the boots/stanchions from the forks have rotted and dropped off. And that you're missing the front brakes completely. Not only that, the front rim is ...
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