Mountain Bike 29" 500 XC designed for training regularly and participating in cross country mountain bike races. push your limits and measure your performance.
Choose our high-performance aluminum XC MTB with GX drive train, REBA fork, and 27.5" wheels. This "SWITCH & RIDE" mountain bike is compatible with 3 wheel sizes (27.5", 29" and 27.5" PLUS).
Performance: semi-rigid XC geometry, SRAM GX 1x11 and SunRingle Duroc 30 wheels.
Go faster with its semi-rigid 6013 aluminum frame (1.580 kg in size S).
Overcome obstacles: ROCKSHOX REBA RL 100mm remote lockout fork.
Enjoy the powerful SRAM LEVEL T double piston brakes, with 180mm/160mm discs
ROCKRIDER offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, handlebars and stem.
THE STORY OF THE ROCKRIDER 500 CROSS-COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BIKE...
Entirely designed and developed in France at the B'Twin Village (Lille), this mountain bike is the fruit of the work of an expert team of passionate cross-country mountain bikers. The Rockrider team designed and tested the Rockrider 500 XC mountain bike with their mountain bike testers.
For your satisfaction, the Rockrider XC 500 is assembled in our own factory in Lille, France, just a stone's throw away from our design team.
For more information: http://virtual-tour-btwin-village.btwin.com/
SWITCH AND RIDE: ONE BIKE, MANY RIDES
The SWITCH & RIDE system is easy: a mountain bike frame compatible with 3 wheel sizes.
1/ You choose your SWITCH AND RIDE compatible mountain bike in 27.5", 27.5"+, or 29".
2/ You add a 2nd or 3rd pair of wheels.
3/ Enjoy all terrains!
A UNISEX MTB
Men's or women's mountain bike? The Rockrider 500 XC mountain bike is unisex.
For greater comfort, the women on our mountain bike team recommend replacing the saddle with the Women's 500 Sport saddle, which is adapted to women's bodies.
CHOOSING YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE SIZE
Several sizes available: S: between 1.50m and 1.64m
M: between 1.65m and 1.74m
L: between 1.75m and 1.84m
XL: between 1.85 m and 1.95 m
If you are almost in between sizes, we recommend following the exact size listed.
The stiff, lightweight ROCKRIDER XC frame has optimized geometry for physical performance.
It was designed with shorter bases to leave space for wide tires.
Made of triple-thickness 6061 and 6013 aluminum.
Lifetime warranty on the Switch And Ride frame, single chainwheel only.
148 mm x 12mm rear axle.
"Press fit 92" bottom bracket.
31.6 mm-diameter saddle tube.
Compatible with double bottle cage (except in size S).
Weight in size S: 1.6 kg.
Obstacles no longer pose a problem.
ROCKSHOX REBA RL front suspension with 100mm of travel.
Direct locking front suspension (in open or closed position) on the handlebar using the COMBO LOCK handle.
Suspension compatible with 27.5" and 27.5" PLUS wheels.
REAR SUSPENSION: NONE
This mountain bike has no rear suspension.
Stay focused on your effort with this single chainwheel.
SRAM NX drive train, 1x11 single chainwheel, for lighter weight, more precision, faster gear changing, and greater durability.
32 teeth, easily replaceable (up to 32 teeth) without changing the chain.
SRAM PG1103 cassette with 11 cogs: 11, 13, 15 ,17, 19, 22, 25, 28, 32, 36, 42 teeth. The 42-tooth sprocket guarantees good gear reduction to help you climb the steepest sections
HANDLEBAR / STEM / STEERING / GRIPS
Keep stable and find your attack position.
Rockrider Comp Flat handlebar is 720 mm wide for more stability.
The B'TWIN COMP stem is adapted to the size (60mm in size S, 70mm in size M, 80mm in size L, and 90mm in size XL).
Semi-integrated headset with sealed bearings.
Lightweight, "lock on" style ROCKRIDER 900 grips screw onto the handlebars
SADDLE / SEAT POST
Enjoy greater comfort when pedalling.
The ROCKRIDER XC/AM saddle weighs 265 g.
The seat post is height-adjustable, with 120 mm of travel, and can be controlled directly from the mountain bike handlebars.
The seat post is 31.6 x 400 to allow compatibility with telescopic posts.
The choice of double hydraulic disc brakes for incisive braking.
Exclusive SRAM Level T hydraulic disc brakes with a harmonious collar at the handlebar.
180 mm front disc, 160 mm rear disc.
29" SWITCH & RIDE wheels: choose speed and momentum!
SUN RINGLE Duroc 30 SRC Tubeless Ready wheels, with BOOST axles, are 15 mm in the front and 12 mm in the rear.
Inner rim width: 30 mm.
Equipped with a watertight rim strip, Tubeless Ready compatible.
To switch to Tubeless Ready: add a Tubeless valve, preventative liquid, and replace the original tire with the same model in Tubeless Ready (available in Decathlon stores).
Grip and move over all types of terrain.
29 x 2.10 Hutchinson TORO 2 tires
Versatile tire designed for rides on all types of terrain: Smooth, rocky, dry, muddy...
Smaller lugs to optimize power transfer, and well-spaced so they don't clog up with dirt when riding on soft ground.
High side knobs for good grip in the turns.
The bike comes with B'Twin Flat Pro platform pedals. However, for better performance when pedalling, we recommend replacing them with clipless platform pedals (not included).
EASILY TRANSPORT AND STORE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE
The front and rear wheels attach and remove in 1 motion: you just need a hex key (size 6).
The rear derailleur has a screed that locks and unlocks easily to easily attach or remove the rear wheel.
11.3 kg in size S, without pedals. 11.5 kg in size M, without pedals.11.6 kg in size L, without pedals.
11.8 kg in size XL, without pedals.
The weight can vary based on the forgiveness of the components. The bike comes with B'Twin Flat Pro platform pedals.
The total weight (bike + rider) should not exceed 120 kg.
Your ROCKRIDER XC 500 mountain bike is SWITCH & RIDE. It is compatible with 3 different wheel sizes: 27.5", 29", and 27.5" PLUS.
Multiply your experiences with the same frame and components. With the 3 "ready to ride" wheel kits available in Decathlon stores, you have 3 bikes and 3 different experiences!
This mountain bike is compatible with a bottle cage (side or others).
OUR ADVICE FOR YOUR FIRST RIDE
During your first few rides, your bike's equipment will adjust (chain, derailleur, brakes, etc.)
We offer a free servicing within 6 months following purchase. Our technicians will conduct a 13-point inspection of your bike.
Access all our advice on handling your bike:
Ask your local Decathlon store about testing before purchase.
11.3 kg in S without pedals
frame, stem and handlebar
100 mm semi-rigid
Frame : 100.0% Aluminum
We recommend storing your mountain bike in a cool, dry place, away from corrosive products and salty air.
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