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    Rocky Mountain Vertex SE 29 (2011) frame at Jenson!!

    at the begining of the year a was going to get the Vertex se 29 frame in small but I couldn't
    find it anywhere. I talked to the guys at RM and they said that the frames were all gone.
    I couldn't stay without a bike for too long and I bought a Giant xct 29 frame ( very nice ) and built it. Great bike, super light, great geometry, I really like it but now that I finally see the Vertex frame I want it so bad.
    I onestly don't think that there is a big difference of weight or anythingelse , both frame have tapered HT...but a RockyMountain frame has that special canadian touch.....
    Now, how can I explain to my wife that I want to sell my brand new Giant xct frame and buy an another one?!
    Maybe Rockuphill has a tec solution for me...
    Can I at least see some real picture of the Vertex frame bilt up from someone who owns it?

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    Tell her the Giant XTC 29 frame may have been exposed to radiation from the Fukushima reactor and you want to get rid of it and buy a safe to ride frame that isn't radioactive.

    Or appeal to her fashion sense and tell her the frame doesn't match your outfit and you need the Vertex to create a versatile ensemble. At $599 that's less than two pairs of flashy women's shoes.
    I'm a member of NSMBA and IMBA Canada

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockyuphill View Post
    $599 that's less than two pairs of flashy women's shoes.

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    Hmmm, might be a good time to start my 2012 build! $599 seems like a good place to start for a race frame like that. The geo numbers look perfect for me as well.

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    can at least see some real picture of the frame and how you guys built it and of course the weight!!

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    Check out my post at the bottom of this page;
    Post your RM shots
    Pictures, weights and a complete build of my Vertex 29 that I built from a frame only.
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    My current rides
    2012 Vertex 990 RSL
    2013 Element 999 RSL
    2012 Proto Solo CXR Disc

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    thank you,
    that bike is so nice! I love the blue and green together.
    Do you know the weight of your frame since is a small the same size I m looking for.
    What's the difference between the 2010 and the 2011 frame?

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