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2018 Rocky Mountain Element C99

Here we have the beautiful Rocky Mountain Element Carbon 99. The Element is the XC race weapon but, in classis Rocky fashion, it's the more technical, burlier version than what you'll usually see at the start line.

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All Killer, No Filler

We've just received the first 2018 Rocky Mountain Slayer and it is the meanest! With carbon where it counts and Kashima everywhere, they left the alloy in the right places for a big bike like this. Take a look.

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Overnighter on the Heaphy Track

Hope everyone had a good Queen's Birthday weekend. We spent some time with family in Westport and made time for an overnighter on the Heaphy Track. We were lucky to get the ride done just before the weather really turned bad that Sunday night on the coast.

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Day Trip on the Old Ghost Road

Kerry and I rode the northern end of The Old Ghost Road, which starts in Seddonvile. Parking at the Rough and Tumble Lodge, we rode up to Specimen Point Hut and then on to the Mokihinui Forks Hut before coming back. It's about 42km with 1200m of climbing for a full day out.

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A Weekend in Hanmer Springs

The Pipeline rips! Rocky Mountain's trail geometry is spot on with a decently slack head angle and the 2.8" Rekon is wide, but not too wide to have that vague, floaty feel that plus bikes can sometimes have.

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