Rocky Mountain Soul XC Hardtail

4/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $629.00

Product Description

Rocky Mountain SoulThe Rocky Mountain Soul features ST3 "SlopingTopTube"Technology. WhatThis means is a design conceptThat makesThe frame stronger and more user friendly because it makes dismounts easier. Componentry consisting of Rock Shox andShimano parts just addToThe bikes value. AndToTop it off, how about Rocky Mountains reputation for well built and great riding bikes? Frame: RMB Custom 6061 Double Butted Aluminum Fork: Rock Shox Dart 2TK; 100mmTravel Turnkey Lockout, Rebound contro

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tone

Date Reviewed: March 21, 2014

Strengths:    This is a fantastic bike. I have had it for around 2 years. I had a Specialized prior but this by far is much better. It is great a climbing hills and jams on the downhill.

Weaknesses:    I have had no issues with this bike

Bottom Line:   
This bike is great

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Oldfatbaldguy a Weekend Warrior from Central MN

Date Reviewed: June 24, 2011

Strengths:    Fit and finish of bike is pretty good. I kinda like it that it is a seldom-seen brand in my area. For 2011 the 29'er has a low-end Suntour fork which I think is a better product than Dart 1. I really like the hydraulic lockout which also functions as a variable compression damper.

Weaknesses:    Gruppo is about average for price point...and some marques can be had for a little less for the same equipment level. Avid bb5 brakes are adequate for an old fart like me, but a younger, faster rider would probably soon find them lacking.

Bottom Line:   
If you're after a basic bike to get out and ride, there are cheaper 29'ers. I chose a bike dealer rather than brand name, and took what I thought was the best offering in my general price range. So far I'm pleased.

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Favorite Trail:   Cuyuna

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $750.00

Purchased At:   Local bike shop

Similar Products Used:   Nothing recent, nothing in 29", nothing with any kind of disc brakes.

Bike Setup:   Standard factor parts so far. When fork goes south that will go, and I am considering different seats. The loaners I've tried so far aren't any better than the plain-vanilla seat bike came with.

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