ROCKRIDER 540 Mountain Bike

    Designed for MTB touring.

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    SKU: S120355 (1864081)
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    Delivery in 6 to 7 days

    € 479.57
    Characteristics Designed for MTB touring.
    Product Benefits
    1. Cycling comfort
      More fluid 100 mm hydraulic fork. Ergonomic saddle. Height-adjustable stem.
    2. Efficiency
      Shimano Altus 27 speeds. Lightweight tyres, high traction. Fork with lockout.
    3. Precision
      Hydraulic disc brakes.Tyres made of soft rubber. Wide pedals with strong grip.
    4. Ease of use
      Ease of use
      Lockout your fork in a single step. Ergonomic built-in seat clamp.
    5. Lifetime warranty
      Lifetime warranty
      B'Twin offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, stem and handlebar.
    • Size
      27.5 inches
    • Weight
      13.6 kg in M without pedals
    • Life warranty
      frame, stem and handlebar
      100 mm suspension fork
      Grey / White / Red
    Product feature
    1. Frame
      Rockrider CGF Evo (Comfort Geometry Frame) 6061 aluminium frame for 27.5" wheels. Comfortable sitting position thanks to raised steering with a seat 5 times more flexible than a standard frame due to a thinner 27.2 mm seat post. Low bottom bracket: keeps MTB stable in turns and makes it easy to place foot on the ground when stopped. Steering angle open to 69.5°: MTB remains stable when riding; Short rear wheelbase: bike is easy to turn.
    2. Fork
      Suntour XCR 100 fork with 100 mm of travel and adjustable stiffness (more/less). Fork lockout to prevent bobbing on faster terrain.
    3. Suspension
      No rear suspension.
    4. Drivetrain
      Prowheel Flint 401 triple-chainring chainset (22/32/44 teeth). Shimano Altus 9-speed rear derailleur. Microshift MS25 front derailleur. Shimano Altus M370 shifters with speed indicators. Shimano HG200 cassette with 9 cogs and 11-34 teeth.
    5. Brakes
      Hayes Radar hydraulic disc brakes on front and rear: more powerful and progressive braking even in rain and muddy conditions, with only minimal pressure on the levers required.
    6. Handlebar
      B'Twin Sport handlebar in aluminium for less weight. 660 mm (sizes S and M), and 680 mm (sizes L and XL): wider for extra stability. Oversize diameter for more stiffness.
    7. Stem
      Exclusive B'Twin Upside Down 0/30 aluminium stem (lower weight). Lengths: 70 mm (S), 80 mm (M and L), 90 mm (XL): shorter for more precise steering. Can be raised up to 3 cm higher, with 5 settings (+ 0 mm, + 7.5 mm, + 15 mm, + 22.5 mm and + 30 mm). 15% stiffer thanks to a 48% width increase for greater precision when steering.
    8. Steering
      Semi-integrated Aheadset offers improved watertightness, more precise steering, and an integrated look. B'Twin Sport handles with grooves, 120 mm long: genuine comfort while riding.
    9. Saddle
      Exclusive B'Twin Ergofit Evo saddle offers exceptional comfort thanks to its wider "hammock" shape that evenly distributes the pressure points regardless of width of the rider's pelvis.
    10. Seat post
      B'Twin Sport seat post in aluminium for less weight. 27.2 mm diameter provides the seat with a natural flex that's 5 times greater than a classic seat post. 400 mm long, offering a broad adjustment range.
    11. Wheels
      Aero Trail Evo wheels with double-walled rims: lightweight, stiff, and durable. 27.5" diameter: the best balance of comfort and performance. Designed with 28 spokes to reduce weight while still guaranteeing rigidity and strength.
    12. Tyres
      Exclusive B'Twin All Terrain Dry 27.5" x 2.0 tyres with a system of lugs specially designed for all terrain use on any type of surface. Lighter tyre sidewalls to reduce the effect of rotating mass. Includes a pressure guideline chart based on rider weight.
    13. Pedals
      B'Twin Flat Evo resin pedals: both sturdy and lightweight. A large pressure surface area for more power while pedalling and improved steering of your mountain bike. More aggressive pins for better contact between the foot and the pedal.
    14. Accessories
      Compatible with a bottle cage, pannier rack, saddle bag, mudguards, stand, etc.
    15. Weight
      13.6 kg in size M without pedals.
    16. Electric assistance
      No electric assistance.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Frame : 100.0% Aluminium 6061
    2. Storage advice
      It is strongly recommended to store your bike in a cool, dry place, away from corrosive products and salty air.
    3. Product catchline
      Hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano 27 speeds, fork with lockout, integrated seat clamp, lightweight versatile tyres, wide pedals with very good grip: it all adds up to a significant advantage while biking
    4. Lab tested
      We recommend that beginners wear cycling shorts with a protective pad and/or a gel saddle cover to reduce soreness.
    Product reviews
    4.3 / 5
    8 reviews
    8 users recommend this product
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    • Rockrider 540

      giuseppe (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      Purchased a Rockrider 540 in June of this year as is my first mountain bike and although I have nothing to compare with seems good quality.
      I seem to have uncovered a problem as to whoever built my bike has threaded the left side crank arm which means in future the bottom bracket cannot be changed without causing some damage.
      What is a little upsetting is that now my bike is due for it's first service the bike technician at my Watford store has left and nobody can do it.
      This means I have to get a bike shop to service which is extra hassle.
      I was impressed with the level of service offered to the cyclist as a company but now feel a little let down with nowhere to go for repairs / servicing etc.
      ride quality and comfort
      no technician at my local store
    • No impressed at all

      Stefano (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      This is my second bike from Decathlon. The first one was a Rockrider 8.2 equipped with 26" wheels, Avid break, SRAM 27 speed. I just loved that bike. It was tough, light, handy and I cycled everywhere and in any condition (even in salty water!!!) and it barely needed any maintenance. Unfortunately it got stolen and I had to replace it quickly because I cycle to work almost every day. So I went to Decathlon and I purchased this 540 B'Twin in March 2016 and, I have to say, I'm not happy at all. I thought I was upgrading my bike but, as a matter of fact, this 540 is lower in any aspect! It's heavier, breaks are slowly letting me down, The Shimano 27 is getting stuck and it's not reliable, the fork does the job but I can feel on my wrists that it doesn't work as good as the one I had on the other bike. Also the bike is basically new if you look at it!! Ever since I bought it I haven't had the chance to do some serious off-road and yet it's ageing super fast. I wish I never bought it and I'll definitely try to get rid of it as soon as I can!!!
      27.5" wheels
      poor breaks, gear, fork
      Response of the brand
      Dear Sir,
      Your are 100% correct, the Rockrider 540 (RRP £340) is nothing like the Rockirder 8.2. They will feel very different and the materials used will be of a lower grade for sure. The equivalent in the range to the 8.2 would be the Rafal 700 whith an RRP of £750.
      If you are looking for a similar bike with similar levels or equipment and the same engaging drive then I would certainly suggest you change the bike.
      If you are not happy with your bike and it is not performing as you expected, we have a 365 day return policy and you can return it to your local store if you wish.
      There is an all new Rockrider 900 coming out in October which may be of interest (£700) and comes with a fully up to date groupset and a very dynamic and engaging frame. This is the link to the product preview page so you can have a look:
      Peter Lazarus UK Cycling Market Manager DECATHLON
      Stefano was satisfied with this answer
    • Rockrider 540 Mountain Bike

      Eoin (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Got my bicycle three weeks ago from the Oxford store. It was my first purchase from Decathlon and I was impressed. All going great with the bicycle.

      A big thank you to the French/Portuguese member of staff who dealt with me, great bloke - very pleasant / helpful and friendly.
    • 540 a better than expected

      ronald (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      i was comfortable and impressed by the staff all round positive attitude,the lengths that they went, in order to make sure i was happy with my purchase.hats off to the reading purchase was exported to Trinidad west Indies. my client reaction : great bike ,handles like a dream , attention to details such as handling,performance,looks and durability has been considered "fantastic bike" .. i am happy with the level of service as well as quality of the products being supplied.
      on the down side which i think is no fault of decathlon, the delivery company who name i will not mention, have no respect or care in how they handling peoples goods,i had to complain about my delivery as i was suppose to receive two packages on the day,when the delivery turned up there was one of two packages on board the vehicle and the manner in which lt looked like it was just tossed in, the packaging was damaged as well the bike, the reaction from the delivery person was one of pure utter don't give a rat's furry a** about your package. his response to package two was i don't know call the office.
      i would like to see something done about this as it is service that is being paid for.
      staffs positive attitude , dedication and service
      delivery service lacking care & attention
    • RR 540 review

      David (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Another good quality, extremely good value for money cycle from Decathlon - my third in past 3 years, highly recommended...
      Good advice given, son is really happy with it
      Bit of a wait to get attention, but it was Sat PM
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