Rocky Mountain Switch Stealth Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 10.1 lbs

Product Description

  • Frame: Easton 7005 FS RAD SL Taperwall Aluminum
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float RP3 Custom Valved
  • Rear Travel: 177.8 MM

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Clifford Josey a Weekend Warrior from Medford Oregon

Date Reviewed: August 29, 2006

Strengths:    Stiff, Stealth, and Rocky Mountain quality...

Weaknesses:    Tall seat tube measurement for a large.

Bottom Line:   
I owned a 2001 RM7, The leap in technology from that bike to this one is amazing. The same travel, with better standover and a much more solid rear end. The 66 rc2x works great. The whole bike is like a mini DH ripper that jibs off anything. The S3 complete would've been a much better deal, but I had a lot of the parts anyway. This is the best evolution of the Switch yet.

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Favorite Trail:   Any Whistler black diamond

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Bear Creek Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   Rocky RM7, Older Switch, Kona Stinky, Big hit.

Bike Setup:   Marzocchi 66 rc2x, Saint cranks and brakes, Gamut 34t guide, Thompson stem, Diabolus bars, SDG I-beam seat and post, Hugi FR hubs with Tioga rims (crap) Kenda Nevegals

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Simen a Weekend Warrior from Slovenia

Date Reviewed: July 17, 2006

Strengths:    Frame is flawless, nice details, strong, powder coating is resistant to scratches

Weaknesses:    Heavy but it's a HC freeride bike

Bottom Line:   
This bike can do everything. I lower the fork for steep uphills, rev the propedal on DHX 5.0 and it climbs surprisigly well. Down hill is one plush, bottomles ride. No flex just solid feeling. I use XLs/Fat Albert/Big Betty for epic rides to save some weight.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $2500.00

Purchased At:   IDsport

Similar Products Used:   None in this class

Bike Setup:   X9, RF stem, 729/Nevegal/XT, Ringle, Marzocchi 66 light ETA

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