Rockrider 300 Mountain Bike - Black

    Designed for occasional mountain biking.

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    SKU: S496 (1714119)
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    € 159.89
    Characteristics Designed for occasional mountain biking.
    Product Benefits
    1. Cycling comfort
      Steel frame and fork; comfortable material. Raised handlebar. Ergo Fit saddle.
    2. Efficiency
      Sturdy frame and fork. SHIMANO 21 speeds. Wide, durable rims.
    3. Precision
      Dual V-brakes for more braking power. All-terrain tyres.
    4. Ease of use
      Ease of use
      Grip shifters. Built-in chainring and derailleur guard.
    5. Lifetime warranty
      Lifetime warranty
      B’Twin offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, fork, stem and handlebar.
    • Size
      M / L
      26 inches
    • WEIGHT
      14.7 kg in L w/o pedals
    • Life warranty
      Frame, fork, handlebar
      No suspension
    Product feature
    1. Frame
      Recreational mountain bike geometry made from hi-ten steel with oversized tubes for increased durability. Three coats of paint provide frame with long-lasting protection. Available in 2 sizes. Lifetime warranty on frame.
    2. Fork
      Rigid fork made of curved steel for added comfort. Lifetime warranty on the fork.
    3. Suspension
      No rear suspension.
    4. Drivetrain
      Steel, triple-chainring chainset (22/34/42 teeth), with a sturdy plastic guard. Shimano TZ30 3-speed front derailleur. Shimano TY21 7-speed rear derailleur. Shimano TZ21 7-speed freewheel, 14/28 teeth. Microshift grip shifters for changing gears. KMC Z51 chain.
    5. Brakes
      Aluminium 2-finger brake levers; V-brake callipers with helical springs: more powerful and progressive braking. Screws with anti-corrosion treatment.
    6. Handlebars
      Steel MTB handlebar, 580 mm wide.
    7. Stem
      Semi-raised steel 105 mm long MTB stem.
    8. Steering
      Aheadset headset: shock-resistant and rigid steering. B'Twin Sport 300 grips.
    9. Saddle
      Exclusive, wider, "hammock" style B'TWIN ERGOFIT saddle for good distribution of pressure points to make it more comfy. OR B'Twin Sport 100 MTB saddle made from PU.
    10. Seat post
      Steel seat post, 25.4 mm in diameter, 300 mm long.
    11. Wheels
      Single-wall aluminium rims with 36 holes for increased durability. Quick-release front hub for easy removal of the wheel (for repairs or storage).
    12. Tyres
      26-inch all-round mountain bike tyres offer high performance on roads as well as excellent traction on trails.
    13. Pedals
      VP platform pedals with bearings, offering excellent grip.
    14. Accessories
      Comes with a derailleur and chain guard, bell, front and rear lights, and wheel and pedal reflectors. Frame compatible with a rear pannier rack, baby seat, stand, water bottle and bottle cage, front and rear mudguards, saddle bag, etc.
    15. Weight
      14.55 kg in size M without pedals.
    16. Electric assistance
      No electric assistance.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Frame : 100.0% Steel
    2. Storage advice
      Store in a cool, dry place. Keep your bike away from corrosive products and salty air.
    3. Product restrictions
      Not suitable for mountain biking on rough terrain.
    4. Product catchline
      The essential recreational MTB: sturdy steel frame, 21-speed Shimano drivetrain, all-terrain tyres, and V-brakes for more braking power.
    5. Lab tested
      We also advise beginners to wear cycling shorts with a protective pad and/or use a gel saddle cover to improve comfort.
    Product reviews
    3.2 / 5
    6 reviews
    6 users recommend this product
    Write a review
    • Good bike

      Sanjay (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Good bike for beginners. One question though, is it not possible to increse the height of the handlebar? The height is too low for me and I get pain in my arms and back after a while of riding.
    • Student Town Bike

      John (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Bought as present to use as a bike to get from halls to uni lectures and back. Not intended for serious biking.
      Great value for money
      Basic but for the price and use it was fine
    • Good basic bike for the money

      jeff (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Totally great frame, stem, handle bars, seat post
      The rest of the mechanicals unfortunately can't stand up to daily use.
      Main chain set is poor quality and teeth just wear out in regular use.
      Front derailer changer is weak and loses adjustment and often jams chain.
      Rear chain set is fine and seems to last ok but the rear detailed is poor quality and either shears off bending the frame or just stops working.
      Twist grip gear changers don't last long a couple of months at best.
      My advice would be to buy this bike if you don't intend doing much cycling. If you are just pay more money for better quality components.
    • Easily breakable

      Amadou (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      i would like this bike to get a suspension because it hurts my backside every time i go on a bump and have given me bruises. Another point is i would like the shifting to be easier because on my first day it broke and the tires are not good quality either. In general all i want to see is a new and better improved version of this bike please, overall its not a bad bike.

      please take my opinion in consideration and do something about your bike.

      Thank you
      Response of the brand
      Thank you for your feedback regarding this bike. We have the Rockrider 340 which has front suspension which gives more comfort.
      For added comfort of your posterior, the best upgrade may be a suspension seat post which takes the sting out of the road rather than a cheap full suspension bike which adds a lot more wight and makes it a lot less efficient to pedal with.
      This bike is being totally reworked for 2017 and will disappear from our range in it's current form.
      If you are not satisfied with your bike, you are welcome to return it to us for a refund as we have a 365 day returns policy.
      Peter Lazarus UK Cycling Market Manager DECATHLON
      Amadou was satisfied with this answer
    • Bad chain/gear ratio

      Ian (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      I bought this new in decathlon,Barcelona, Spain. As soon as I got on the bicycle I had issues changing gear, then after only less than 2 minutes the chain can off the gears completely. I knew I was buying a cheap bike to get around for a while, but I was not expecting the chain and gears to be so troublesome. I turned the bicycle upside down as soon as I got home and studied the gears individually as I shifted gently through each one there was a problem with 75% of each shift up/down. This needs to be redesigned and taken back to the drawing board !
      Response of the brand
      Dear sir,
      I'm sorry to hear that you've had such trouble with your gears. It's a shame that the gears were not set up correctly for you.
      Please visit your nearest Decathlon store in Spain where they can adjust them for you free of charge.
      Peter Lazarus UK Cycling Market Manager DECATHLON
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