Les Rockman 2010 chez Trialprod !

The 2010 Rockman bikes at Trialprod!

Wednesday 24 February 2010
by Ben Swales
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Singapore trials brand Rockman, distributed in France by our partner Trialprod, has settled into the trials market well, despite only being in its second year of existence! Two years ago, for instance, they only had their brake pads, the famous Rockpads, in their catalogue. Now however, they produce a large range of frames and components in their own factory in Singapore which are among the best on the market.

We have exclusively unveiled the photos of the new 2010 Rockman bikes over the last few months. They are now constructed from U6 Aluminium in the brands new factory in Singapore:

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- The Rockman Slate II, ridden by top UK rider Ben Savage, now has a headtube that has been cut away at the sides rather than at the front, and its rear end has been redesigned to improve stiffness. It has a new anodised finish, for weight, aesthetics and strength, and is available in two colours, orange or green.
- Next, the Rockman Manus & Aurem III... The Aurem, a long and high 20”, designed for UCI riding, has been improved yet again: It retains the Asian art graphics, but is now anodised like the 26” models and the frame, made from U6 Aluminium, is even lighter. A new 20” model has joined the ranks too; the Manus, which is a bit shorter than the Aurem (1005mm), also has an anodised finish and a laterally machined headtube like the Slate II!
- Finall the Rockman Akali... This new model, available in anodised black or matty grey has original graphics and the same headtube as the Manus. Unlike the other 20” models, it is HS 33 only and has the same booster as the Slate II. Its geo is short and high.

These new bikes are now available from our partner Trialprod! Below are some photos, specifications and prices… for more info, head over to the Trialprod website!

The Slate II:

Material Aluminium U6, yoke CNC
Wheelbase with a 35mm rake fork 1085mm
Wheelbase with a 45mm rake fork 1095mm
Chainstay length 380mm
BB height +55mm
Head angle 71,5°
Colours orange et vert anodisés
Published weight 1,58kg
Trialprod price 525€
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The Aurem III:

Material Aluminium U6
Wheelbase with a 35mm rake fork 1020mm
Wheelbase with a 45mm rake fork 1030mm
Chainstay length 350mm
BB height +75mm
Head angle 71.5°
Colours anodised orange, champagne and green
Published weight 1.35kg
Trialprod price 470€
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The Manus:

Material Aluminium U6
Wheelbase with a 35mm rake fork 1005mm
Wheelbase with a 45mm rake fork 1015mm
Chainstay length 350mm
BB height +80mm
Head angle 71.5°
Published weight 1.37kg
Trialprod price 470€
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The Akali:

Material Aluminium U6
Wheelbase with a 35mm rake fork 995mm
Wheelbase with a 45mm rake fork 1005mm
Chainstay length 350mm
BB height +80mm
Head angle 71.5°
Published weight 1.40kg
Trialprod price 470€
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