Rocky Mountain Slayer SS 396

Rocky Mountain Slayer SS 396

1 Review for Slayer SS 396

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 Light,easy to control,ride etc.
It is an easy bike to ride, you can go downhilll a little , but its no1 in Freeriding
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Rocky Mountain Slayer SS 396 (MSRP $3349.99) — LC2R The Low Centre Counter Rotating - LC2R - patented suspension is a laterally stiff design that offers a highly predictable ride in all conditions. Its low sprung weight and concentrated suspension mass allow the LC2R suspension to respond faster to ground forces, such as stutter bumps, and keep the rear wheel glued to the ground during acceleration. LC2R suspension is a single pivot design, with the main pivot located just above and behind the bottom bracket. Both chain and brake forces are concentric to this pivot through-out the suspension travel, which eliminates pedal “bob” and brake jack. A thrust/ tug link engages the top link to create a rising rate suspension and the much-sought-after “infinite travel” feel. We tune LC2R to create an optimal suspension rate for different types of riding – from super cross country to Freeride and to downhill. LC2R suspension rate is tuned to Slopestyle and bike park riding • Low centre of gravity makes the bike stable and quick handling • Counter rotating top link creates a predictable ride in extreme conditions. • Compact LC2R suspension design eases the ride through bumpy and rough terrain. • Single pivot design creates predictable suspension ride and feel. FORM Technology The heart of a bike is its frame. The geometry, the material, the feel, and the way it reacts under the rider are the very essence of the ride. That’s why we’ve introduced FORM™ – the design and manufacturing process of our high-performance frame tubing. Our philosophy behind FORM™ tubing is to push the limits of tube and frame design to create the frame’s unique riding feel. Engineered Ride Quality : FORM™ tubing is a line of high-performance tubes designed to elevate the superior ride quality for which Rocky Mountain Bicycles are known. Innovative design: With 25 years of innovation, we continue to push the boundaries of bicycle design. FORM™ tubing is the exciting new frontier of our creativity. Attention to detail: Every detail in a FORM™ tube set is carefully engineered and has a purpose: from the slightest variations in shape, to wall thickness, tapers, flares and bends. Uncompromised quality: FORM™ tube sets are manufactured with premium materials and delivered by the best suppliers in the industry to meet Rocky Mountain’s strict requirements.

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Release Date 2009
Price $3,350
Travel 152mm
Rear Shock FOX DHX 4.0 Custom Valved, 152mm
Fork Marzocchi 55 TST 2, 160mm, Rebound/ lockout
Headset FSA Orbit Z1.5 / 1 1/8
Cassette SRAM PG-950-9 11-32T
Crankarms FSA GAP Mega Exo 170-175mm 36T
Chainguide FSA Gravity Guide
Bottom Bracket FSA Mega EXO
Pedals RMB Flat
Rear Derailleur SRAM X9
Chain SRAM PC951
Shifter Pods SRAM X9 Triggers 9spd
Handlebar Race Face Evolve DH 38mm rise 31.8mm 685mm
Stem Race Face Evolve DH 31.8 x 6° 50mm
Brakes Formula Mega hydraulic disc
Hubs Wheeltech disc super sealed W/10mm Thru axle
Spokes DT Champion
Rim Mavic EN321
Tires WTB Prowler MX 2.5 FT / Dissent 2.5 RR F.V.
Seat WTB Pure V Race
Seatpost Easton Havoc 30.9mm


Size XS S M L
Frame Weight
Bike Weight
Headtube Angle 66 ° 66 ° 66 ° 66 °
Seattube Angle 74.7 ° 74.7 ° 74.7 ° 74.7 °
Headtube Length 110 mm 110 mm 110 mm 110 mm
Chainstay Length 437 mm 437 mm 437 mm 437 mm
BB Height
BB Width
Seat Post Diameter
Front Derailleur Width
HeadTube Diameter 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Top Tube Length 526 mm 545 mm 571 mm 596 mm
WheelBase 1114 mm 1133 mm 1158 mm 1184 mm
Standover Height 695 mm 705 mm 725 mm 735 mm
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