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2021 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 50 Bike

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Specifications

Product Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 50 Bike
Model Year 2021
Riding Type Trail, Enduro / All-Mountain
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
XS (27.5"), S (27.5"), S (29"), M (29"), L (29"), XL (29") View Geometry
Size XS (27.5") S (27.5") S (29") M (29") L (29") XL (29")
Top Tube Length 551, 549, 548 578, 577, 575 583, 582, 580 609, 608, 607 638, 636, 635 671, 670, 668
Head Tube Angle 65.3°, 65.9°, 66.6° 65.3°, 65.9°, 66.6° 65°, 65.7°, 66.3° 65.1°, 65.7°, 66.2° 65.1°, 65.7°, 66.2° 65.1°, 65.7°, 66.2°
Head Tube Length 90 100 90 95 110 125
Seat Tube Angle 76.3°, 76.9°, 77.6° 76.3°, 76.9°, 77.6° 76°, 76.7°, 77.3° 76.1°, 76.7°, 77.2° 76.1°, 76.7°, 77.2° 76.1°, 76.7°, 77.2°
Seat Tube Length 355 380 380 420 445 480
Bottom Bracket Height 27, 19, 11 (drop) 27, 19, 11 (drop) 45, 37, 28 (drop) 43, 36, 28 (drop) 43, 36, 28 (drop) 43, 36, 28 (drop)
Chainstay Length 428/439, 427/438, 425/436 428/439, 427/438, 425/436 438/449, 437/448, 436/447 438/449, 437/448, 436/447 438/449, 437/448, 436/447 438/449, 437/448, 436/447
Wheelbase 1134, 1133, 1132 1164, 1162, 1161 1182, 1182, 1181 1210, 1209, 1208 1241, 1240, 1240 1277, 1277, 1276
Standover 754, 758, 761 754, 758, 761 742, 749, 756 798, 801, 804 798, 801, 804 798, 801, 804
Reach 408, 414, 421 433, 439, 446 430, 437, 444 456, 462, 468 481, 487, 493 511, 517, 523
Stack 585, 581, 576 594, 589, 584 615, 611, 606 619, 615, 610 633, 628, 624 646, 642, 637
* Additional Info

Measurements are in mm unless otherwise noted

Multiple values are for Slack, Neutral, and Steep RIDE-9 positions (see Rocky Mountain's website for additional geometry values)

10mm chainstay adjustability: Long for high-speed stability, Short for playfulness

Size-appropriate wheel sizes:
-- Size XS bikes come with 27.5" wheels
-- Size S bikes available in two frames for either 27.5" or 29" wheels
-- Size M-XL bikes come with 29" wheels

Wheel Size 27.5" (650b), 29"
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details Smoothwall Carbon
Rear Travel 140mm
Rear Shock FOX FLOAT DPS Performance, Sealed Bearing Eyelet, 190 x 45mm (27.5" XS-M), 210 x 52.5mm (29" M-XL)
Fork FOX 36 FLOAT EVOL GRIP Performance Series, 37mm Offset (27.5"), 44mm Offset (29")
Fork Travel 150mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered
Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E
Handlebar Rocky Mountain AM, 780mm
Stem Rocky Mountain 35 AM, 40mm
Grips Ergon GE1 EVO Lock-On
Brakes Shimano XT Trail 4-Piston with 180mm Shimano RT66 Rotors
Brake Levers Shimano XT Trail
Drivetrain 1x
Shifters Shimano SLX
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
ISCG Tabs 2-Bolt ISCG 05
Chainguide OneUp Components V2 Top Guide
Cranks Race Face Aeffect Cinch
Chainrings 34 Tooth (27.5"), 32 Tooth (29")
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-MT500, Press-Fit
Pedals N/A
Chain Shimano M7100
Cassette Shimano SLX 10-51 Tooth
Rims WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0, Tubeless Ready (Tape and Valves Included)
Hubs Front: Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm
Rear: DT Swiss 370 Boost 148mm
Spokes DT Swiss Champion 2.0
Tires Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5" WT/3C MaxxTerra/EXO+/TR
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4" WT/3C MaxxTerra/EXO+/TR
Saddle WTB Volt Race 142
Seatpost Rocky Mountain Toonie Drop Alloy
Travel: 125mm (XS-S), 150mm (M-L), 170mm (XL)
Seatpost Diameter 30.9mm
Seatpost Clamp Standard single bolt
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 148 x 12mm Boost
Max. Tire Size 27.5" x 2.6", 29" x 2.6"
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors Violet Hills (Gloss)/Enter Sandman (Matte)/Black Dog (Gloss)
Ice Ice Baby (Gloss)/UD Carbon (Matte)/Black Dog (Gloss)
Warranty 5 years frame; 1 year paint, decals, and frame hardware
Weight
  • 31 lb 3.1 oz (14,150 g)
  • 30 lb 13.5 oz (13,990 g)
Miscellaneous

Size-specific tunes and wheel sizes

Six frame sizes from extra-small to extra-large, with the size small available in two distinct frames to accommodate either 27.5" or 29" wheels

RIDE-9 geometry system allows for fine-tuning the geometry and suspension between nine configurations with a pair of Allen keys and two interlocking chips

Long and Short chainstay positions (10mm adjustment) for choice between high-speed stability or playfulness

Internal cable guides (carbon models) and large ports (alloy models)

Downtube protection, noise-canceling chainstay protection, "Canadian Shield" yoke protection, and downtube shuttle guard

Rocky Mountain "Canadarm" mount with OneUp Components V2 Top Guide

Modular shock mount (carbon models) allows for future suspension kinematic updates

Full sealed cartridge bearings, dual bearings at the chainstay and seatstay

Smoothlink suspension, four-bar suspension design

Price $5,549
More Info

Trail Focused and Ready to Rip - Rocky Mountain's New Instinct (press release)

Rocky Mountain website

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