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Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL

Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL


Model # (CRS524)
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2015 Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL

Race-worthy speed meets trail-bike capability in Rocky Mountain's Element 970 RSL. This 29er is crafted from Rocky's Smoothwall carbon with a tapered head tube and press fit bottom bracket for an impressive combination of low weight, stiffness, and dialed handling. You blast over obstacles and keep your speed with the 100mm-travel Fox Float and 95mm-travel Fox-driven Smoothlink rear suspension. The XT/XTR drivetrain with Race Face cranks provides the get up and go with rapid, telepathic shifting. And, Shimano's legendary XT brakes let you brake later, Maxxis tires let you corner harder, and Stan's tubeless-ready wheels let you accelerate faster as you go all out.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Rocky Mountain Smoothwall Carbon, ABC Pivots, tapered head tube, Press Fit BB, 95mm travel
    Fork Fox 32 Float FIT CTD Factory, 15mm thru-axle, tapered steerer, 100mm travel
    Rear Shock Fox Float Remote CTD Custom Race Valved w/SmoothLink design
    Rims/Wheels Stan's NoTubes ZTR Crest, tubeless-ready
    Hubs Shimano XT
    Spokes DT Swiss Competition
    Tires Maxxis Ikon, 29 x 2.2
    Crankset Race Face Turbine
    Chainrings 38/24
    Front Derailleur Shimano XT
    Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR, Shadow Plus
    Rear Cogs Shimano HG81, 10-speed: 11-36
    Shifters Shimano XT
    Handlebars Race Face Turbine
    Tape/Grips Rocky Mountain Lock-on XC
    Stem Race Face Turbine
    Brakes Shimano XT hydraulic disc, 180mm rotors
    Saddle WTB Silverado Race
    Seat Post Race Face Turbine

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number
    Red / SM 00770416168860 CRS524151
    Red / MD 00770416168877 CRS524171
    Red / LG 00770416168884 CRS524181
    Red / XL 00770416168891 CRS524201
    Red / XXL 00770416168907 CRS524211
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