I'm looking to get another bike after about 2 years without one. I sold my 2002 RFX about two years ago....
I loved my RFX so I am interested in getting another. My short list is: 2002 RFX, 2005/6 RFX, 2007 RFX, and 2007 El Terremoto. I probably would prefer the longer top tube on the 05/06. I used to run my 02 with a 70mm stem and the cockpit was a little short for climbing. (although, I was running the bike with a 01 Super T and later a 03 Sherman Slider) Fork would be 66 this time around...
My main concern with the 2002 RFX is the fitment of current shocks. Will a Fox DHX 5.0 coil fit a 2002 RFX? What models of Avalanche would fit? Frame size would be a medium.
Another note...The new Ventana El Terremoto geometry seems to be very close to the 2002 RFX geometry. The El T is a little slacker by aboutg .5 degree in HA. I thought that was interesting.
2002 RFX geometry:
El Terremoto geometry:
Size A B C D E F G H I J K
S 15.4 22.4 3.75 43.7 17 30.0 13.8 67.5º 73º 41mm 545mm
M 17.4 23.0 4.50 44.4 17 30.7 13.8 67.5º 73º 41mm 545mm
L 19.4 24.0 4.75 45.4 17 31.3 13.8 67.5º 73º 41mm 545mm
XL 21.4 24.9 5.50 46.4 17 32.7 13.8 67.5º 73º 41mm 545mm
My old RFX:
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