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Rocky Mountain Bicycles humbly began in the basement of a Vancouver British Columbia bike shop, in 1981. The employees first imported bikes to sell to their customers. Later, they began manufacturing and importing frames to their exact specifications. Rocky Mountain now produces mountain bikes, road bikes, and urban bicycles. The company has come quite a ways from their modest beginning; however, their core values have never wavered. Rocky Mountain Bicycles is just as sought after now as they were in 1981.
The Rocky Mountain Vertex is a race tuned 29er Cross Country bike. Rocky Mountain tested many different geometry configurations to find the best race geometry for a variety of terrains. It has been said that 29er bikes can’t handle technical terrain; Rocky Mountain feels that the Vertex can. With a tighter wheelbase of 1087mm (medium) and a chainstay length of 437mm, the vertex is able to tackle some tight and technical terrain. Along with this tight wheelbase and chainstay, Rocky Mountain has brought in the top tube lengths. Doing so effectively lack of a rear suspension makes the Vertex handle more responsive. Rocky Mountain has crafted the Vertex with less bottom bracket drop. This decreases pedal strikes and also brings the rear wheel in more, bringing in the rear wheel in more increases makes the Vertex feel more like a 26” bike. The Rocky Mountain Vertex is a hard tail 29er Cross Country bike. Finally, Rocky's team riders have chosen a headtube of 70.25 degrees. After extensive experimentation with different head tube angles, the team unanimously concluded that 70.25 is a perfect balance of stability and agility.
Constructed of FORM™ 6066 SL series alloy, the Rocky Mountain Vertex 950 frame is super light and strong. The tapered headtube and 12mm rear axle offer superior stiffness. This frame is super strong and light. The alloy build materials along with the geometry of the Vertex make this one great frame to build from.
The Rocky Mountain Vertex has a high quality components build. Let’s start with the innovative Fox 32 Float 100mm CTD. CTD stands for Climb, Trail, & Descend. These are all settings on FOX’s new shocks and forks. The Climb setting acts similar to a lock out. It stiffens the suspension for better climbing and power transfer. Trail is a happy medium between lock out and wide open. Descend opens the suspension up and allows use of more of the suspension. The 32mm stanchions are super stiff and reduce flex. A Sram 2x10 drivetrain is used on this build. A 2x10 drivetrain is versatile and reduces redundancies in gears while saving weight. Shimano SLX trigger shifters utilize the integrated spec technology to reduce clutter on the handlebars. Integrated Spec clamps replace all the clamps on your handle bar down to 2 clamps, one on each side. A Shimano SLX front derailleur and Shimano SLX rear derailleur move the chain up and down your cassette and chainwheel. The Rocky Mountain Vertex 950 is race ready all around 29er. The Vertex is able to swiftly maneuver through technical trails; this is due to the tight wheelbase and 26” feel.
Rocky Mountain 6066 SL Series Custom Hydroformed Alloy. Press Fit BB. Zero Stack Tapered Headtube. 29
Cane Creek Ten Series: ZS44mm Top / ZS56mm Bottom Tapered
Rocky Mountain L7 7° x 60-100mm
Rocky Mountain Zero9 Flat Ø31.8mm x 700mm x 9° Sweep
Shimano SLX Hydraulic Disc 180/160mm
Shimano SLX Integrated Shifter Mount
Shimano SLX Rapid Fire Integrated Spec 2x10spd
Shimano SLX 31.8mm 2x10spd
Shimano XT 10spd
Cranks & Chainrings
Race Face Evolve 170-175mm 38/24T 2x10spd
Race Face Press Fit Team XC
Wheeltech SL Hi Tension Straight Pull / Precision Sealed Japanese Bearings / 24H / 15mm Axle
Wheeltech SL Hi Tension Straight Pull / Precision Sealed Japanese Bearings / 24H
Shimano HG62 11-36T 10spd
KMC X10 10spd
DT Swiss Champion Straight Pull
Wheeltech Inferno 23 by SUNringlé
Geax AKA Folding 29
Rocky Mountain SL 27.2 x 400mm
Rocky Mountain XC Light
Seat Tube length
Horiz. Toptube Length
FREE PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY
Each Rocky Mountain complete bike includes free professional assembly by Jenson USA. Prior to shipping your bike, we will completely build and tune it, just as we would for an in-store purchase. Then, we'll partially disassemble and carefully pack your bike for shipping. Please allow 3 business days for the bike build process prior to shipment.
When your bike arrives, it will take about 30 minutes to unpack and perform basic re-assembly tasks (such as installing the front wheel and seatpost) using common hand tools. Jenson USA has created a helpful video (below) to guide you through this process. Stuck? Please call us at (888) 880-3811 and we’ll be happy to help.
Comments about Rocky Mountain Vertex 950 Bike 2013:
I have been riding and racing for 20+ years and I have been riding 29er for 5 years. This is the best handling 29er I have ever been on. The frame feels fast like a alum frame should be yet it is very lively and comfy too.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Get free shipping with your $50 purchase today when you choose Standard Shipping at checkout. Please note this offer is only available to physical shipping addresses in the 48 continental United States (no PO Boxes), and oversize charges still apply on some heavy/large items
Due to manufacturer restrictions, this product cannot be shipped to the following locations:
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