Rocky Mountain 2011 Slayer 50

Rocky Mountain 2011 Slayer 50

4 Reviews for 2011 Slayer 50

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 if it's anything like my slayer 50 2007 then I really recommend it. I upgraded to Fox Van 160s, Mavic rims and Hope Tech M4 brakes, putter a shorter stem with 780mm low rise bar, topping off with an ardent rear and minion front tyre. My perfect bike, pedals uphill easily but it's burly enough for a DH run at Cwmcarn!
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 Ridden against a 2010 RM SXC 50, Giant Reign 1, Giant Reign SX, Trek Fuel 7.0. Hands down, this pedaled the best, certainly the most stable. The components are a great value and the 36mm Vanilla fork and tapered head tube give loads of plush, kush suspension and beefiness. The SRAM components sealed the deal, however.

It does have a noticeably more compact cockpit over the 2010 SXC 50 and the Giants.

Love it!
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 You will be hard pressed to find a comparable bike in this price point. The Slayer 50 is well equiped to handle any trail you may want to try. This bike is fast going up and even faster going down!
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 All around dream - climbs very easily (the geo is excellent) but is a blast down the mountain. Comes with decent stock parts and wont really need that many upgrades!
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Rocky Mountain 2011 Slayer 50 (MSRP $4000) — Rocky Mountain’s Slayer defined the trail bike category in 2001. A decade later the once revolutionary platform has been redesigned to incorporate today’s technology.

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Price $4,000
Rear Shock FOX Float RP23 XV Custom Valved
Fork FOX 36 Float R
Cassette Sram PG-950-9 11-34T
Crankarms Race Face Evolve Sterling XC 170-175mm Lite Bash/32/22T
Bottom Bracket Race Face Evolve X Type
Rear Derailleur Sram X9
Chain Sram PC-951
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX E Mount
Shifter Pods Sram X7 Matchmaker Triggers 9spd
Handlebar Easton EA50 Lo Rise Ø31.8mm x 685mm x 9° Sweep
Stem RMB AM 7° x 60-90mm
Brakes Formula RX Hydraulic Disc 180mm
Hubs RMB AM SL Sealed 20mm Axle, RMB AM Sealed 12 x 142mm E Thru
Spokes DT Swiss Champion
Rim DT Swiss M 480 Tubeless Compatible
Tires Maxxis Ardent Kevlar F: 2.4 / R: 2.25
Seat fi'zi:k Gobi XM
Seatpost Easton 30.9mm
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