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Sea Otter 2015: Rocky Mountain Sherpa

The Sea Otter 2015 event just opened, and this event will be perfect booth for many brands to promote their newest products, as well as the Rocky Mountain that use this event to introduce their newest bike, which is quite different; with the 27,5+ tire size, this bike is success to get people's attention.

The idea to build this bike is the adventure. Rocky Mountain creates a bike that be able to explore any terrain, from mountain to dessert, that's why this bike is using 27,5+ tire, a new trend in biking world. With the 120 mm travel front and 95 mm rear travel, Rocky Mountain Sherpa will be able to be used in any track, as this is not a cross country bike, or enduro bike despite it has riser bar on it.
Rocky Mountain Sherpa Parts Spec
Frame: Smoothwall Carbon, custom hydroformed rear end
Shock: Manitou McLeod custom valved, 95mm travel
Fork: Manitou Magnum 27.5+, 120mm. TPC Absolute+ damper
Headset: Cane Creek Fifteen Series
Brake Levers: Shimano M506, I-Spec
Brakes: Shimano M506, 180mm rotors
Cassette: Shimano HG50 11-36T 10spd
Chain: KMC X10 10spd EcoProtect Anti-Rust
Cranks: Race Face Turbine Cinch, 170-175mm, 38/24T
Bottom Bracket: Race Face Cinch 30mm BB92 PressFit 
Shifters: Shimano SLX Rapid Fire I-Spec 2x10spd
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore E Mount 2x10spd
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT Shadow Plus Direct Mount, 10spd
Front Hub: SUNringlé SRC Plus / Fat Fork Specific, 15x110mm
Rear Hub: DT Swiss 350, 12 x 142mm axle / Star Ratchet freehub
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Rims: WTB Scraper i45 27.5+ TCS Tubeless Ready
Tires: WTB Trailblazer 27.5+ TCS 27.5" x 2.8" Tubeless Ready
Handlebar: Race Face Evolve 3/4 Riser x 725mm x 9° Sweep
Stem: Race Face 6° x 70-100mm
Grips: Rocky Mountain LockOn Mushroom
Saddle: WTB Volt Race
Seatpost: Rocky Mountain XC 30.9mm x 400mm
The Rocky Mountain Sherpa is a classic-looking bike, with ornamental design on the frame; mythical creature lie on the body. Overall, the Rocky Mountain Sherpa is very suitable for the riders that also like to bike camping, because this is all rounder bike. Backpackers maybe need to try this, the Bikepackers.


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