Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC

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    • #73876

      Does any one have any opinions on the Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC? Performance? Durability? etc? I’m slowly narrowing done my search for a FS rig and I hadn’t really thought about the Rocky until just recently.

    • #73877

      i had the pleasure of riding one of buddies scx’s up at school a little while ago. It has a really smooth feel, but its a little heavy. It took the technical stuff with ease, and was really smooth on the uphill. I didn’t do any drops or big downhill sections with it, so i really cant comment on there. If it wasnt for the price i would be picking one up as well, but as they say you get what you pay for.

    • #73878

      Yeah, the prices of all the FS rigs are definitely a bit prohibitive. I just got my tax return and its burning a hole in my pocket, but I still cringe at the thought of shelling of that kinda money on a bike (especially with my proclivity to eat it on trail 😕)

    • #73879

      I’ve been looking at an 08′ SXC 50 at my local EMS store…

      Here’s a pic…
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      and the specs…
      Frame>>>Rocky Mountain FORMâ„¢ 7005 aluminum/ Carbon Fiber seatstay
      Fork>>>FOX 36 FOX Float R
      Front Travel>>>160mm / 20mm
      Rear Shock>>>FOX Float RP23 Custom Valved
      Rear Travel>>>152mm
      Head Set>>>FSA Orbit
      Stem>>>Race Face Evolve AM 31.8
      Handlebar>>>Race Face Evolve AM 31.8
      Brakes>>>Avid Juicy 5
      Brake Levers>>>Avid Juicy 5
      Shifters>>>SRAM 7.0 Triggers
      Gearing (FR)>>>SRAM X9
      Gearing (RR)>>>Shimano LX
      Cranks & Chainrings>>>Race Face Evolve XC X-Type
      Bottom Bracket>>>Race Face Evolve X-Type
      Pedals>>>Shimano PDM520
      Hubs (FR)>>>RMB 20mm
      Hubs (RR)>>>Shimano 525
      Cog-Set>>>SRAM 970
      Chain>>>SRAM PC951
      Spokes>>>DT Champion
      Rims>>>WTB Speed Disc All Mtn.
      Tires (RR/FR)>>>WTB Prowler XT 2.3
      Seat Post>>>Race Face Evolve
      Saddle>>>WTB Pure V Race

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