Rocky Mountain 2011 Element 30 MSL

Rocky Mountain 2011 Element 30 MSL

1 Review for 2011 Element 30 MSL

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 I've owned numerous mountain bikes over the years, Cannondale; Norco; Haro; Intense. After purchasing this bike a few months ago and after going out for numerous rides I really felt compelled to write a brief commentary about this bike. Summed up- "wow!" Nice and light weight. Very fast bike. I'm amazed at how much speed I get out of this thing. The rear lock out on this model (30 MSL) is really good, about 90%- 95% full lock out, really makes it feel like a true hardtail. Frame is very solid and rigid and did I mention light! For climbing its- fantastic!, decending- even better! I highly recommend this bike to anyone looking for a truely exceptional XC bike. Also, my understanding is that the carbon fiber frame is the same throughout all the MSL versions- your just paying more for the upgraded parts with the higher versions. Either way, you won't be sorry about purchasing this bike if it's on your radar. Cheers and happy riding 5/5 stars!
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Rocky Mountain 2011 Element 30 MSL (MSRP $3500) — Proven by riders like Geoff Kabush, Alison Sydor, and Marie-Helene Premont in races all over the globe, Element is one of the most popular and longest lasting cross country suspension platforms in mountain biking.

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Price $3,500
Rear Shock Fox Float RL Custom Valved
Fork RockShox Recon Silver TK Solo Air
Cassette Shimano Deore-9 11-34T
Crankarms Shimano Deore 170-175mm 44/32/22T
Bottom Bracket Shimano SMBB71Press Fit
Pedals Shimano PD-M505
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Chain Shimano HG53
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX E Mount
Shifter Pods Shimano Deore Rapid Fire 9spd
Handlebar Easton Lo Rise Ø31.8mm x 685mm x 9° Sweep
Stem Easton 6° x 75-120mm
Brakes Shimano BR-M445 Hydraulic Disc 180/160mm
Hubs Shimano M475 disc
Spokes DT Swiss Champion
Rim DT Swiss 445D Tubeless Compatible
Tires Continental X King 2.2
Seat WTB Rocket V Comp
Seatpost Easton 30.9mm
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