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Rocky Mountain Instinct Alloy 50 - 2022

Rocky Mountain Instinct Alloy 50
  • Color: Blue/Green
  • Color: Gold/Red
$5,669.99
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From all day epics to technical singletrack, we've got you covered.

If you're looking for one bike that does it all, look no further than the Instinct. We've designed a bike that's capable of tackling technical trail riding but still allows you to push the pedals hard on the climbs. We've updated the geometry, frame features, and suspension kinematics to make sure you feel confident on the up's, down's, and everything in between. Trust your Instinct.

What sets the Instinct apart.

Total trail precision
Razor sharp handling and a buttery but efficient suspension setup means satisfying small bump compliance and addictive flickability. Hitting the sweet spot between big hit confidence and surgical levels of precision, it rewards the rider ready to ride more of everything, faster.

An Instinct for every rider
Embiggening or shrinking a frame isn't enough. That's why the Instinct comes in six distinctly sized frames with specific suspension kinematics and two wheel-size options. It's the only way to ensure every element of the Instinct's character gets fully realized for every rider.

The right setup for any trail
Total precision is yours on any trail with our RIDE-9 adjustment system and 2-position rear axle that allows for chainstay length adjustment. It's everything you need to quickly arrive on the best setup for the trail ahead.

- The most versatile platform in our range
- Perfect blend of climbing and DH performance
- Adjustable chainstay length to suit the rider
- Kinematics, fit & wheel size adjusted per size

Wheel size:
Sizes X-Small – Small: 27.5-inch
Sizes Small – X-Large: 29-inch

Geometry Chart:
Wheel Size: 27.5" X-SmallSmall
Top Tube Horizontal (mm) 551 578
Head Tube Angle (deg) 65.3 65.3
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100
Seat Tube Angle (deg) 76.3 76.3
Seat Tube Length (mm) 355 380
Rear Centre (mm) 428-439 428-439
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 27 27
Reach (mm) 408 433
Stack (mm) 585 594
Standover Height (mm) 754 754
Wheelbase (mm) 1134 1164
Geometry Chart:
Wheel Size: 29" SmallMediumLargeX-Large
Top Tube Horizontal (mm) 583 609 638 671
Head Tube Angle (deg) 65 65.1 65.1 65.1
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 95 110 125
Seat Tube Angle (deg) 76 76.1 76.1 76.1
Seat Tube Length (mm) 380 420 445 480
Rear Centre (mm) 438-449 438-449 438-449 438-449
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 45 43 43 43
Reach (mm) 430 456 481 511
Stack (mm) 615 619 633 646
Standover Height (mm) 742 798 798 798
Wheelbase (mm) 1182 1210 1241 1277

These figures are a rough guide only. Rider proportions, riding style, and personal preferences all factor in choosing the correct bike size. Rocky Mountain always recommends test riding and professional bike fitting at an authorized dealer.

Sizes:
X-Small 27.5": 142.5 - 157.5 cm / 4'8" - 5'2” 29": Not available for this frame size
Small 27.5": 155 - 167.5 cm / 5'1" - 5'6" 29":157.5 - 170 cm / 5'2" - 5'7"
Medium 27.5": Not available for this frame size 29": 167.5 - 177.5 cm / 5'6" - 5'10"
Large 27.5": Not available for this frame size 29": 175 - 188 cm / 5'9" - 6'2"
X-Large 27.5": Not available for this frame size 29": 185.5 - 198 cm / 6'1" - 6'6"

Specs

Frame FORM Alloy. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry. 2 Position Axle. 140mm Travel. FORM Alloy Rear Triangle
Fork Fox 36 Float EVOL GRIP Performance Series 150mm | 27.5 = 37mm Offset | 29 = 44mm Offset
Rear Shock Fox Float X Performance | Sealed Bearing Eyelet | 25x8mm F Hardware | XS - SM = 190x45mm | MD - LG - XL = 210x52.5mm
Rims WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0 Tubeless | 32H | Tubeless Ready - Tape | Valves Included
Hubs Front: Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm
Rear: Shimano SLX Boost 148mm
Spokes DT Swiss Competition 2.0/1.8/2.0
Tires F: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready | R: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Bottom Bracket FSA BB92 24mm
Crankset Race Face Ride Cinch | 32T | 24mm Spindle | Crankarm Length: XS = 165mm | SM - XL = 170mm
Shifters Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Cassette/Freewheel Shimano Deore 10-51T 12spd
Chain Shimano M6100
Brakes Shimano MT6120 4 Piston | Metal Pads | F: Shimano RT64 180mm | R: Shimano RT64 180mm
Handlebars Rocky Mountain AM | 780mm Width | 25mm Rise | 9° Backsweep | 5° Upsweep | 35 Clamp
Tape/Grips ODI Elite Pro Lock On
Stem Rocky Mountain 35 AM | 5° Rise | All Sizes = 40m
Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E | Sealed 36°x45° Bearings | 30.2mm x 41mm x 7.1mm Upper | 40mm x 51.8mm x 7.5mm Lower | 1.5" Crown Race
Seatpost Rocky Mountain Toonie Drop Alloy 30.9mm | XS - SM = 125mm | MD = 150mm | LG - XL = 170mm
Saddle WTB Volt Race 142
Pedals Sold separately

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Blue/Green / X-Small / 27.5-inch 770416414684 B0219XS72 210000022404
Blue/Green / Small / 27.5-inch 770416414721 B0219SM72 210000022400
Blue/Green / Small / 29-inch 770416414448 B0219SM92
Blue/Green / Medium / 29-inch 770416414486 B0219MD92 210000022398
Blue/Green / Large / 29-inch 770416414523 B0219LG92 210000022396
Blue/Green / X-Large / 29-inch 770416414561 B0219XL92 210000022402
Gold/Red / X-Small / 27.5-inch 770416414608 B0219XS71
Gold/Red / Small / 27.5-inch 770416414646 B0219SM71
Gold/Red / Small / 29-inch 770416414288 B0219SM91 210000022401
Gold/Red / Medium / 29-inch 770416414325 B0219MD91 210000022399
Gold/Red / Large / 29-inch 770416414363 B0219LG91 210000022397
Gold/Red / X-Large / 29-inch 770416414400 B0219XL91 210000022403

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