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Rocky Mountain Element 70 MSL In Stock Now!
Posted: Apr 17 2012 in Gear
Looking for that ultimate race rocket for the 2012 season? Come check out the 2012 Rocky Mountain Element 70 MSL. It's chock full of the latest technology by Rocky Mountain that will go above and beyone expectation.
2012 Rocky Mountian Element 70 MSL - $5249.99
The Element 70 MSL is spec'd out with Rocky's top of the line FORM™ C13 Hi Mod Smoothwall Monocoque Carbon for the best in stiffness to weight. They've finished it off in a stealth matte black and some internal calbe routing which really adds to the overall look of the bike.
It's not all about looks though, and Rocky has made use of some really cool technology on the frame to maintain maximum stiffness and minimal weight. Check out the video on how it works here:
As well as ABC pivot technology, Rocky Mountain also utilizes their pateneted Smoothlink technology to reduce pedal-bob and provide maximum pedaling efficiency. This design is made to reduce pedal feedback so the rider gets the smoothest pedal stroke possible - even while pedal mashing!
As for components, the full Fox kit for suspension ensures the bike sticks - Float 32 120mm RL front and RP23 rear allows the rider to tune the suspension to the exact settings they want. A nice feature on the Float is the 15mm axle which when combined with the tapered head tube up front, won't give you that wobbly front end feeling in rough terrain.
Frame: FORM™ C13 Hi Mod Carbon Smoothwall Monocoque. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB.
Fork: Fox 32 Float 120 RL FIT 15mm - Front Travel 120mm. FIT Damper / Lockout / Rebound / Tapered Steerer
Rear Shock: Fox Float RP23 XV Custom Valved - Rear Travel SmoothLink™ Design 120mm. Rebound / 3 Position ProPedal Adjustment
Head Set: Cane Creek Forty Series: IS41mm Top / 52mm Bottom Tapered
Stem: Easton EA90 10° x 80-110mm
Handlebar: Easton EA70 Ø31.8mm x 685mm x 9° Sweep
Brakes: Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc 180/160mm
Brake Levers: Shimano XT Integrated Spec
Shifters: Shimano XT Rapid Fire 10spd Integrated Spec
Gearing: (FR) Shimano XT E Mount 10spd
Gearing: (RR) Shimano XT 10spd
Cranks & Chainrings: Shimano XT 170-175mm 42/32/24T 10spd
Bottom Bracket: Shimano SMBB91 Press Fit
Hubs: (FR) DT Swiss X 1600 15mm Axle
Hubs: (RR) DT Swiss X 1600 Star Ratchet Freehub / RWS QR
Cassette: Shimano XT 11-34T 10spd
Chain: Shimano HG94 10spd
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Rims: DT Swiss X 1600 Tubeless Ready
Tires: (RR/FR) Maxxis Ikon Folding 2.2
Seat Post: Easton EA70 30.9mm x 350mm
Saddle: fi'zi:k Gobi XM
Rocky Mountain has run with the some of the best matched components for the 2012 Element 70 MSL. This all adds up to the MSL 70 being a light weight and FAST bike. Come find out for yourself! Come in for a test ride today!
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