XC 500 29" 12-Speed Mountain Bike - Red

€ 1,270.00

Designed for training regularly and participating in cross country mountain bike races. Push your limits and measure your performance.

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SKU: S304245 / 2973937 / 8577341
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Product benefits Designed for training regularly and participating in cross country mountain bike races. Push your limits and measure your performance.
  1. Efficiency
    Performance: semi-rigid XC geometry, SRAM GX/NX 1x12, SunRingle Duroc 40 wheels
  2. Lightweight
    Go faster with its semi-rigid 6013 aluminium frame (1.5kg in size S).
  3. Shock absorption
    Overcome obstacles: ROCKSHOX REBA RL 100mm remote lockout fork.
  4. Braking power
    Enjoy the powerful SRAM LEVEL T double piston brakes, with 180mm/160mm discs
  5. Lifetime warranty
    ROCKRIDER offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, handlebars and stem.
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  1. THE STORY OF THE XC 500...
    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/
  2. 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!
  3. A UNISEX MOUNTAIN BIKE
    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.
  4. 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 on the edge between 2 sizes, we recommend following the exact size listed.
  5. Frame
    The stiff, lightweight ROCKRIDER XC frame has optimised geometry for physical performance. It was designed with shorter bases to leave space for wide tyres. Made of triple-thickness 6061 and 6013 aluminium. 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: 1.5 kg.
  6. FRONT SUSPENSION
    Overcome all obstacles. 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.
  7. REAR SUSPENSION: NONE
    This mountain bike has no rear suspension.
  8. Drive train
    Stay focused on your effort with this single chainwheel and SRAM Eagle technology SRAM EAGLE GX drive train, 1x12 single chainwheel, for lighter weight, more precision, faster gear changing, and greater durability. Easily replaceable 34 tooth chainwheel (limited to 36 teeth) SRAM PG1230 cassette with 12 cogs: 11, 13, 15 ,17, 19, 22, 25, 28, 32, 36, 42, 50 teeth. The 50-tooth sprocket guarantees good gear reduction to help you climb the steepest sections
  9. 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
  10. SADDLE / SEAT POST
    Enjoy greater comfort when pedalling. The Rockrider XC/AM saddle weighs 265 g. Now reinforcements and Ergofit system for greater comfort. The 31.6 x 400 seat post is compatible with the telescoping post.
  11. BRAKES
    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.
  12. WHEELS
    29" SWITCH & RIDE wheels: choose speed and inertia! Sun Ringle Duroc 30 SRC Tubeless Ready wheels, with Boost axles, in 15mm at the front and 12mm at the back. Inner rim width: 30mm.Sealed bearings. Equipped with a watertight rim strip, Tubeless Ready compatible. To switch to Tubeless Ready: add a Tubeless valve, preventative liquid, and replace the original tyre with the same model in Tubeless Ready (available in Decathlon stores).
  13. TYRES
    Grip and move over all types of terrain. 29 x 2.10 Hutchinson TORO 2 tyres Versatile tyre designed for rides on all types of terrain: smooth, rocky, dry, muddy... Special studs to optimise steering, and sufficiently well spaced out so that they don't get clogged with mud when riding on muddy ground. High side knobs for good grip in the turns.
  14. PEDALS
    The bike is supplied with B'Twin Flat Pro platform pedals. However, for better performance when pedalling, we recommend replacing them with clipless platform pedals (not included).
  15. 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.
  16. WEIGHT
    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 tolerance of the components. The bike is supplied with B'Twin Flat Pro platform pedals. The complete bike (MTB + fully equipped rider) should not exceed 120kg.
  17. ACCESSORIES
    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).
  18. 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 provide a 13-point inspection of your bike. Access all our advice on handling your bike: https://support.decathlon.fr/velos-tout-terrain-vtt-fr-tp_19822
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Frame : 100.0% Aluminium
  2. Storage advice
    We recommend storing your mountain bike in a cool, dry place, away from corrosive products and salty air.
  3. Product information
    Choose our high-performance aluminium XC MTB with GX Eagle drive train, REBA fork, and 29" wheels. This "SWITCH & RIDE" mountain bike is compatible with 3 wheel sizes: 27.5", 29" and 27.5" PLUS
  4. Lab tested
    Please visit your local Decathlon store for any pre-purchase tests.