Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 30 All Mountain Full Suspension

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $749.99

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Product Description

Slayer SXC 30 Frame If youre lookingTo build an all-mountain/trail bike (aka "the do it all"), heres a very good placeTo start:The Slayer SXC 30. As Rocky Mountains all-mountainTamer,The SXC frames are designed with slack head angles, asymmetric chainstays, and hydroformed aluminumTubesTo keep it stiff, light, and just right. Pointed up or down, straight orTechnical, it feels at home in any ofThose circumstances.The LC2R suspension system gives youThe right platform for both pedaling and bump a

Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 30 All Mountain Full Suspension Pro Review

Rocky has a fair amount of bike design experience and the Slayer SXC is not new so I didn’t expect to be surprised. Although it has evolved somewhat, the SXC has existed in this current design incarnation since 2006. It’s basically a single pivot design employing Rocky’s LC2R (Low Centre Counter Rotating) suspension technology. Technology bafflegab aside this technology is meant to result in a very plush ride with it’s strength being highly tuneable suspension. Continue reading →

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by nhtrailrider a Cross Country Rider from Laconia, NH USA

Date Reviewed: March 29, 2009

Strengths:    Great suspension design! Aggressive frame, fork and rear shock.

Weaknesses:    SRAM X.5 shifters, WTB tires.

Bottom Line:   
This is a great bike. Of all the mountain bikes I've owned, this is the best all mountain/ extreme cross country I've ridden.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $2400.00

Purchased At:   Chainline Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Enduro, Epic and Rocky RM-7.

Bike Setup:   Upgraded the shifters to X.9 and the headset to a Chris King. Wheels/ tires will be next upgrade.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by poy a Downhiller from Fullerton

Date Reviewed: February 10, 2009

Strengths:    If left stock can be used for enduro racing or 24 hr races. Frame is very versatile and can take a series of upgrades tjat you want. The rear tire is stuck to the ground if you want it and up in tje air when you make it! The plain white color is just better than those 2 tone ones.

Weaknesses:    Probably the stock components of the 30 is a tad bit expensive.

Bottom Line:   
The slayer sxc line is really a good line of bikes! RMB has designed a very reliable machine. It climbs very well (specially stock) and goes downhill with ease and with confidence.

If you're looking for a bike that will give you confidence, if you're
Looking to goa little up then go down with a mix of freeride, if you're looking for a botique bike thats not so botique in price then the slayer sxc30 is for you my friend!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Sjt

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1800.00

Purchased At:   On line

Similar Products Used:   Yeti 575, slayer sxc 90, norco fluid lt1,

Bike Setup:   Rockshox totem coil fork with firm spring, fox van r rear shock, e13 lg1, e13 34t ring, sram x9 drive train, shimano slx crank set, woodman saturn headset, crank brothers mallet, sunline v1 handlebar, thomson x4 50mm stem, wtb dual duty rims maxxis high roller tires.

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Is this a crack? Slayer SXC 30

My baby is a Slayer SXC 30. I have had her for four years, four months and nine days. I love, love, love this bike. While giving her a bath yesterday I discovered what looks like a small crack on the weld where the down tube meets the bottom bracket on the port/non-drive side. I'm going to take it t ... Read More »

Slayer SXC 30 frame

I'm looking for the Slayer SLX, is it the same as the Slayer? I'm looking at the geometry and it looks pretty good. I want to use it for trail riding. I'm going to transfer parts from another bike. I have a Marzocchi AM SL 1 from 2007 (160mm) fork, I guess that's good enough. How does t ... Read More »

RM Slayer SXC 30 vs Jamis Dakar XAM I

Both of these frames are up on Jenson for cheap, and I need a new one after I bent my RM Element (poor design if you ask me). What do you guys think? The SXC is $750 and has 5 year warranty, and the Dakar is $550 with 2 year warranty. I hear the Dakar has bad chain stays, but the SXC has bad bu ... Read More »

Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 70 vs Scott Ransom 30

Hey guys! I really need some help over here! I'm looking for change my Merida One-Five-O for some of these options: [B][I]Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 70 2008[/I], Sram X9, Fox Talas 36 R 2008, Avid juicy 7, Revolution hubs with mavic 819[/B] Or [B][I]Scott Ransom 30 2007[/I], Full Shimano XT ... Read More »

Slayer Sxc 30 Vs 50

I'm looking at getting a new frame. I am in bet/w the Slayer 50 and 30. What are the differences? I'm more of a XC rider than anything. I live in MT so lots of downhill but plenty of climbing to get there. Please explain the differences bet/w the two frames. Which is better for primarily XC be ... Read More »

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