2017 Philly Bike Expo: Moots Mooto X RSL – Jarrod Bunk

2017 Philly Bike Expo: Moots Mooto X RSL
Photos by Jarrod Bunk, words by John Watson

Moots is one of those brands that just oozes brand clout and rightfully so. Their titanium frames are built to the highest standards and are built to last a lifetime. The Mooto X RSL is designed with speed in mind. A true singletrack slayer, the Mooto X RSL has a modern race geometry, with the feel of titanium, designed to tackle any XC course.

At this year’s Philly Bike Expo, Moots brought their catalog build of the newest Mooto X RSL, laced with gold Tune components, matching logos and Shimano XTR Di2, this bike relies on its pedigree, in a sea of flashy show bikes.


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  • Daniel Smith

    Ugh, I love titanium, and this bike looks spot on. The seat post is what keeps drawing my eye (besides the gold anodizing). I really dig the fade.

    From the first time I rode my brother-in-law’s Moots custom road I was sold on Ti. Someday…

  • Brad Breezy Johnson

    I love my 6 year old Mooto-X YBB. It may not have the internal cable routing, anodized logos or 44mm headset but it is a rocket under my big butt and I don’t think I can break it. Hopefully it will be the last hard/soft tail I ever need.

  • Draw Imagine

    Sssjeeezus, this is so perfect I got a little sick just now.

  • Sebastian Schwägele

    Moots used to be very nice frames before they decided to introduce those bent tubes. And wtf is going on with the colors on this bike? Bronce Kashima coating, gold decals on the frame, yellow tune parts and orange decals on the Fox forks. Seriously?

    • Peter Chesworth

      The colour and curves soften an otherwise masculine aesthetic. This machine touches the ground lightly. Five stars.

      • Sandy Scruggs

        I love the sexy tube shape! It reminds me of my favorite, old bike, the Haro Beasley. I’m saving up for a Moots.

    • Smithhammer

      You’re seriously whining about the accent colors?