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A 29″ carbon frame hardtail crosscountry bike for riding on most terrain. Hardtail design to ensure a smooth ride for any occasion.

Mechanic's Comments:
Small cosmetic scratches on frame.
Small cosmetic scratches on fork.
Scratches on crank arms.
Scratches on rear derailleur.
Minor wear on saddle.
Reflectors, pedals and multi-tool included in small accessory box.

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Rocky Mountain Vertex 970 RSL

This bike is best suited for: Ripping around the local trails
Best suited for riders: 5'6" - 5'9"
Condition: Excellent

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A 29″ carbon frame hardtail crosscountry bike for riding on most terrain. Hardtail design to ensure a smooth ride for any occasion.

Bike Category Bike
Year 2017
Gender Unisex
Weight 9.75
Frame size 17in
Frame Carbon
Fork Aluminium
Wheel Diameter 29in
Front Wheel Sun Helix SL TR25, Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost Alloy Hub
Rear Wheel Sun Helix SL TR25, SUNringlé SRC
Front Tire Michelin Force XC, 29x2.25''
Rear Tire Continental XKing, 29x2.20''
Groupset Mixed
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR RD-M9000
Cassette Shimano Deore XT CS-M8000, 11-40T, 11 Speed
Crankset Type Single
Crankset Shimano XT FC-T780, 30T, 175 mm
Chain KMC X11
Shift Levers Shimano Deore XT SL-M8000
Brakeset Shimano Deore XT BR-M8000
Brake Levers Shimano Deore XT BL-M8000
Handlebars Rocky Mountain XC Flat Bar, Alloy, 72 cm
Stem Rocky Mountain AM, Alloy, 90 mm
Saddle WTB Silverado Race
Seatpost Rocky Mountain SL, Alloy
Front Axle Thru-Axle, 15 mm
Rear Axle Thru-Axle, 12 mm
Frame size: 17in
Best suited for riders: 5'6" - 5'9"
Seat tube 432 mm
Effective Top Tube 592 mm
Head Tube Angle 70.3°
Seat Tube Angle 73°
Head Tube 100 mm
Reach 405 mm
Stack 612 mm
Wheelbase 1087 mm
Standover Height 752 mm

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All bikes are shipped with handlebars, front wheel, and seat post removed, and are carefully wrapped to guarantee a secure shipment.

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If you aren't completely satisfied, return it within 30 days!

  • Reduce Waste: Did you know that, on average, a bike is only used for 15% of its maximum lifespan before being replaced? Refurbishing bikes extends a bike’s life and helps do our part in reducing waste.
  • Quality assurance: Behind each refurbished bike we sell are countless years of experience in the cycling industry and a team of highly qualified technicians ensuring that each bike entering and leaving the workshop is in great condition to give its new owner the confidence to ride worry-free on their next adventure.
  • Documentation: Every photo, video or piece of information found on Cycling Avenue’s listing are those of the real bike you’ll receive at your doorstep.
  • Confidence in shipping: Every bike shipped is ready to hit the roads or trails. It has been adjusted, tuned, and meticulously secured in a sturdy package. It also will be shipped within 48 business hours of purchase so you can enjoy your bike in just a few days.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee: As cyclists themselves, they understand that buying a bike online can be an unusual experience. That's why they offer a 30-day full satisfaction guarantee on all refurbished bikes sold!

One of the best parts of buying a refurbished bike is dreaming up ways to make it your own. Maybe that’s a new stem to dial in the fit, or maybe a bigger investment like a custom wheelset. Contact us here for AVT recommendations for your bike, or check out AVT.works below to learn about our custom wheel program

  • AVT Works is our in house wheel building and service department offering a full range of custom wheel builds and hub servicing. Can't find the rim/hub combination you are looking for then request a custom wheel quote here.
  • Available with any of the hubs listed on our site including: Chris King, White Industries, ONYX, Industry Nine, and Paul Components.
  • Available with a wide variety of rims from HED, ENVE, Santa Cruz, Race Face, WTB, Velocity, Praxis, White Industries, Astral, HPLUS, Son, BOYD, and more with Wheelsmith or SAPIM CX Ray spokes.
  • Please allow 4-8 weeks to build and ship (depending on availability of parts)
  • If you are looking for a hub/rim combination not listed here please contact us.
  • *Custom made products including AVT Works wheelsets can be returned post purchase subject to a 20% re-stocking fee. More info can be found in our returns policy.
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