Rocky Mountain Bicycles Reviews and News


Outerbike Whistler: Hot bikes, amazing trails, good times

Consumer-facing trade show in B.C. wonderland serves up biking bliss with hundreds of demo bikes, and access to the world’s most famous bike park.

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Sea Otter: Rocky Mountain Sherpa 27.5+ bike debuts

The acts of bike packing and shredding singletrack are usually mutually exclusive. But Rocky Mountain is trying to turn that notion on its head.

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Sea Otter: Cross-country race bike round up

With full-suspension, short-travel cross country bikes weighing in lighter than ever, and pedaling with near-hardtail efficiency, we’re seeing pro racers and weekend warriors alike choose the extra squish. Here are some the newest choices coming into the market.

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Photo Gallery: Bikes of the Global Fat Bike Summit

See what was on display at this gathering of all things fat in Jackson, Wyoming.

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Video: Fat Free – Fat Bike Freeriding on a Blizzard

Watch Rocky Mountain freeriders Geoff Gulevich, Wade Simmons and Brett Tippie tear it up on the Blizzard fat bike. Fat bike + freeride = FUN!

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Interbike: 9 super cool displays from Interbike

Interbike: Ho-hum just won’t do for these 9 Interbike exhibitors with super cool trade show displays.

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Eurobike: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 799 MSL

Rocky Mountain’s Thunderbolt 799 MSL an electrifying XC rig with a shocking price tag.

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News: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt MSL Carbon Announced for 2015

Now in carbon, the Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt MSL Carbon rides the wave of aggressive XC bikes designed to fit many different riding needs.

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First Look: Rocky Mountain’s 27.5-inch prototype Sherpa fatbike

“Practical” isn’t a word generally associated with fatbikes, but Rocky Mountain’s pragmatic Sherpa prototype may change all that.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Rocky Mountain Altitude brings full-tilt, all-mountain attitude

If we gave out a Chuck Norris award the 2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude MSL 770 Rally Edition would win by a tractor pull.

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Compare-O First Look: Rocky Mountain Altitude MSL 770 Rally Edition

Rocky Mountain’s Altitude MSL 770 Rally Edition has a long name, big tires and tall gears. Check out what else this Euro-style sled brings to the enduro party.

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KRob’s Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews – Part 1

Part one of KRob’s Outerbike bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Ibis Ripley, Yeti SB95 Carbon, Intense Spyder Comp 29 Carbon, Ibis HDR 650b, Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt, GT Force, and Giant Trance 27.5

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2013 All Mountain Bike Tests at Interbike – Part 2

Part two of Krob’s Outdoor Demo bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Turner Czar, Santa Cruz Bronson C, Pivot Cycles Mach 6 Carbon, Specialized S-Works Enduro 29 and the Rocky Mountain Altitude.

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2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude Rally Edition – 27.5 Enduro Bike

The Rocky Mountain Altitude 27.5 was a a runaway hit as it quickly sold out its first production run. Now, they follow it up with ‘Rally Edition’ for more demanding all mountain users.

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First Look: Rocky Mountain Instinct MSL – 130mm Travel Carbon 29er Revealed

Smooth going up and even plusher going down. The Rocky Mountain MSL is a capable ride for rocky, rooty, and fast terrain.

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Video: Fortitude – Shredding on the Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL

Watch Wade Simmons, Andreas Hestler, Thomas Vanderham and Geoff Gulevich all take their turns doing their best to give the Altitude 790 MSL a good flogging. Will Dre get Mark Weir’s KOM? Watch the Video!

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Rocky Mountain Altitude 650b / 27.5 Trail Bike – A Closer Look

The Rocky Mountain Altitude is all-new for 2013, with 650b / 27.5-inch wheels, 150mm of travel, carbon fiber or aluminum frame options, and adjustable geometry. We took a closer look at it at the annual Sea Otter Classic.

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BC Bike Race Announces Video Contest – Ride with Wade

Want to race the BC Bike Race but can’t because it’s sold out? Enter the “Ultimate Wade Experience” Video Contest and you could win a $10,000 Prize Pack with a new Rocky Mtn Element 970 RSL bike and race entry.

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Announcing Rocky Mountain’s 5 Episode Argentina Adventure Series

Sitting on the edge of the Andes, Bariloche is famous for its Catedral ski resort, the biggest in South America, and for its notoriously rugged backcountry terrain. After bouncing around various ideas of where we should take this year’s Rocky Mountain adventure, we dug deeper and discovered that Bariloche has a burgeoning mountain bike scene […]

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2013 Rocky Mountain Instinct 29er

Trail Bike Versatility with Cross Country DNA It’s about time a company made a bike like this. With the 2013 Instinct, we’ve taken what we learned from our many years of making great cross country bikes and added some trail-destroying 29er attitude. With 130mm of SmoothLink™ rear travel and RIDE-9 adjustable geometry, the Instinct caters […]

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2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude MSL 650b Preview

Introduction Rocky Mountain Bicycles is no stranger to trying new things. In 2009, they resurrected the venerable Altitude line; the name gracing a 140mm travel dual suspension bike. In 2010 this morphed into a 29er version with 120mm of travel. In 2009, the Altitude was described as “XC Marathon“. In 2010, the 29er version was also identified […]

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2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude

We’ll cut to the chase and let you know that the 2013 Altitude is the most complete and best riding Trail bike on the market. It’s the total Trail bike package. But wait a second, what is this category the bike industry calls “Trail”? Didn’t it used to be just cross-country and freeride? Isn’t most […]

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