Rockrider Explore 520 29 Review
Rockrider Explore 520 29 Review

Rockrider Explore 520 29 Review

Rockrider Explore 520 29 Review

Price: 659.99 €
category: Beginners-Bike
Frame Material: Aluminium
Weight: 14,6 kg
Wheel Size: 29"
Travel Front: 100 mm
Model Year: 2023
  • one of the best bikes in this price range
  • rides excellent in the downhill
  • strong in the uphills
  • good fork provides good value for money
  • only 14,6 kg - light
  • fun to ride in
    easy terrain Extreme Terrain
    seating position
    upright efficient
    handling
    playful easy calm
    Framesize runs
    small big

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    Summary

    Expirience with the Rockrider Explore 520 29

    Rockrider Explore 520 29 Review When it comes to price, Decathlon takes the knife between its teeth. The Explore 520 is calculated on the edge, but does not do without an independent frame. It is the most affordable model of the latest high-end offensive from France. With 14,6 kg, the Rockrider Hardtail counts towards the lighter bikes in this price range. The competitors are sometimes heavier. We have checked all geometry measures and come to the following conclusion: the Rockrider Explore 520 is a very balanced customer. The seating position does not manage to be too athletic, nor too upright. It´s moderate character is likely to suite the vast majority of bikers. Considering that in the range under 800 Euro, hardly any other manufacturer makes a better bike for the same specs of wheels. Nice! Caution when selecting the size: the Aluminium frame sizing runs small.

    technical Details

    Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

    SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
    Sizing of Manufacturer
    -
    -
    s
    m
    l
    xl
    -
    Wheelsize
    -
    -
    29
    29
    29
    29
    -
    Stack
    -
    -
    596
    628
    628
    657
    -
    Reach
    -
    -
    417
    426
    450
    471
    -
    Top Tube Length
    -
    -
    599
    618
    642
    672
    -
    Seat Tube Length
    -
    -
    370
    400
    430
    460
    -
    Seat Tube Angle
    -
    -
    73
    73
    73
    73
    -
    Head Tube Length
    -
    -
    100
    100
    100
    131
    -
    Head Tube Angle
    -
    -
    68
    68
    68
    68
    -
    Bottom Bracket Drop
    -
    -
    55
    72
    72
    72
    -
    Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
    -
    -
    300
    300
    300
    300
    -
    Chainstay Length
    -
    -
    440
    440
    440
    440
    -
    Wheelbase
    -
    -
    1110
    1134
    1158
    1190
    -
    Standover Height
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    • Frame Material: Aluminium 6061; Hinterradachse 135 × 9 mm; Achsentyp QR; Gewindetretlager (BSA) 73 mm; Zughüllen unter Schutzelement; Durchmesser Sattelstütze 27,2 mm; Gerades Steuerrohr; Befestigung für 2 Flaschenhalter (1 in Größe S) / Gepäckträgerbefestigung
    • Frame Material Aluminium
    • Fork Suntour XCM mit Aluminiumschaft
    • Spring Unit coil
    • Remote-Lockout yes
    • Gearrange 618%
    • Drivetrain 2x10
    • Gear Lever Microshift AdventX
    • Rear Derailleur Microshift AdventX
    • Crank Alu 4-Kant
    • Cassette Kassette 11–48
    • Chain Kette KMC X10
    • Brake Set Tektro TK-M276
    • Brake Rotors 160/160
    • Wheel Set Felgen kompatibel mit Tubeless, französischem Ventil (Presta)
    • Tires Front Rockrider All Conditions
    • Tires Rear Rockrider All Conditions
    • Saddle Rockrider Ergofit EVO
    • Seat Post Rockrider Sport
    • Stem Rockrider
    • Handle Bar Rockrider Sport
    • Handle Bar Width 720

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