Rocky Mountain Flare XC Hardtail

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Frame: RMB Custom 7005 Aluminum
  • Fork: Suntour XTC
  • Stem: RMB Alloy 20 DEG
  • Shifters: Shimano ST-EF50 EZ Fire 8spd
  • Pedals: VP 990S steel cage

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Duncan McIntyre

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2012

Strengths:    good value, superb frame strength, relatively light and its Canadian eh!!!?

Weaknesses:    Stock saddle and tires. I switched for a Brooks B-17 saddle and Kenda Kiniption 2.3 tires and it completely transformed my 25 kilometre commute to work.

Bottom Line:   
For a rider on a budget aka blue collar lol stepping up to this bike has made me anticipate every ride/commute. Buy Canadian/North American and support our industries!!

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by dozer10 a Weekend Warrior from Dundas ontario

Date Reviewed: January 30, 2011

Strengths:    great bike for beginers,smooth riding,decent components for the money

Weaknesses:    no lockout on front suspension and not alot of preload for the heavier rider

Bottom Line:   
just got back into riding after about 10 yrs off found bike at a great price rides smooth and as for the components they work just fine and when they do break just upgrade too better parts.Find the frame nice and strong the geometry works fine for my size(300lbs). Have ridden approx.250 miles so far some rail trail and some single track nothing too extreme but difficult none the less i would recommend this bike and say it works just as well as bikes that cost 300 more and i like too know the money for the bike stays in my own country try too always buy canadian or american

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Favorite Trail:   any

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Scattalon

Similar Products Used:   trek 3900

Bike Setup:   all stock

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