Rocky Mountain Vertex RSL 29er Hardtail

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Product Description

FORM C13 Hi Mod Carbon:

  • Massive Down Tube
  • Wide and Flat Top Tube
  • Minimalist Seat Stays
  • Tapered & Curved Seat Tube
  • 27.2mm Seatpost

Comes in 990RSL or 970 RSL models for 2012.

Rocky Mountain Vertex RSL 29er Hardtail Pro Review

The new 2012 Rocky Mountain Vertex RSL hardtail frame weighs 997g (about 2.1 lbs) and is available 9.82 kg (21.6 lb) build in its top of the line configuration or as frame only. Carbon hardtails are nothing completely new but I would be remiss if I didn’t point out some of the fanatical attention to detail Rocky put into designing this 2012 edition of their top of the line racer. Continue reading →

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