Rocky Mountain Vertex 10 XC Hardtail

4.25/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : 3.4 lbs


Product Description

  • Frame: Easton 7005 Elite Taperwall Aluminum
  • Fork: Marzocchi Gran Fondo Race 3
  • Headset: FSA
  • Stem: RMB
  • Handlebar: RMB XC Riser
  • Brakes: HAYES Sole
  • Shifters: Shimano Deore


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by marvins2000 a Cross Country Rider from La Paz, BCS, Mexico

Date Reviewed: March 9, 2010

Strengths:    Great frame and fork, great color and easy to ride, light and strong for ride, really good

Weaknesses:    Poor tires traction, poor brakes juice

Bottom Line:   
I as using in the road for last 3 months is really good, you fell free and comfortable in the bike riding in any kind of road, is to easy ride and enjoy the roads for the 9 speeds and 3 front. Great components and relly light, good price for great product.

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Favorite Trail:   free ride

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $620.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   GT Zaskar


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by swervin a Weekend Warrior from Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Reviewed: June 30, 2009

Strengths:    Light, strong, quick, great component set, nice steering.

Weaknesses:    Tyres

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for the price - very happy. Agile, light, yet strong - better than expected. Brakes are noisy but function well. Recommended. 4 and a half stars.

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Favorite Trail:   Sparrow Hill

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $899.00

Purchased At:   Mike's Bikes, Palo A


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Micky a Weekend Warrior from San Francisco

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2008

Strengths:    Well made bike, great frame, fine Marzzochi MX Pro fork, all around good set of components (except for brakes)

Weaknesses:    The Juicy 3 brakes are just lousy, they squeal, vibrate, and they are fading severely on long declines. I just ordered Formula K18 with high hopes of improvement.

Bottom Line:   
This is the 2007 model. It's well made, and I find it very agile and responsive. I've had it now for over 1500 miles of city and trail riding and it's been a great bike so far. Replacing the brakes should make it about as perfect a bike as one can hope for in this price range.

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Favorite Trail:   Around Mount Tamalpais

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   Mike's Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Kona Cinder Cone


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jsydor a Weekend Warrior from SOCAL

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2008

Strengths:    Weight, frame build, fork

Weaknesses:    Shimano pedals, tires

Bottom Line:   
2007 model, awesome deal. RM is a great manufacturer. They build a great, light bike in Canada! Though I am relearning the sport, this bike is making it easy. Shifting, braking, seat are all good. Pedals, tires, and grips need improvement. Great product.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   Jensen

Similar Products Used:   Fisher Tassajara, Cannondale F5

Bike Setup:   Stock (Shimano Deore XT, Juicy 3)

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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Rocky Mountain Vertex 10?

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RM Vertex 10 or Marin Palisades Trail

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Vertex 10 1X9

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07 Vertex 10

Well, I picked up a new 2007 vertex 10 yesterday morning for a good price. I haven't rode a bike for 2 years now. Took it camping with me yesterday and logged a whole 5 kilometers on it (wireless computer), down dirt and gravel paths, through some bush with a couple good hills. So far so good. Almo ... Read More »

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