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Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 50

Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 50
  • Color: Green/Carbon
  • Color: Green/Carbon
  • Color: Purple/Beige
  • Color: Purple/Beige
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The Instinct has been designed for epic rides and wide-open singletrack. As our most versatile platform, the Instinct thrives on all types of trails, tackling features with the utmost efficiency and responsiveness.

The Instinct has been the go-to bike for riders looking for a bike that does it all, and our most recent design takes that philosophy to the next level. The desire to ride faster and harder than ever is universal amongst riders, and the changes we've made to our Instinct take that to heart while maintaining peak efficiency. Updated geometry and frame features mean that the Instinct is versatile and can adapt to meet any demands that you or the trail may have.

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

* Images with curved top tube show 27.5-inch version


Frame SMOOTHWALL Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB92. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry. 2 Position Axle. 140mm Travel. SMOOTHWALL Carbon Rear Triangle
Fork Fox 36 Float EVOL GRIP Performance Series 150mm | 27.5 = 37mm Offset | 29 = 44mm Offset
Rear Shock Fox Float DPS Performance
Rims WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0 Tubeless
Hubs Front: Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm
Rear: DT Swiss 370 Boost 148mm
Spokes DT Swiss Competition 2.0
Axles Front: 110 x 15mm
Rear: 148 x 12mm
Tires Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Bottom Bracket Shimano SM-BBMT500
Crankset Race Face Aeffect Cinch | 27.5 = 34T | 29 = 32T | 24mm Spindle | 170mm Crank Length
Shifters Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Cassette/Freewheel Shimano SLX 10-51T
Chain Shimano M7100
Brakes Shimano XT Trail 4 Piston | Metallic Pads | RT66 180mm F Rotor | RT66 180mm R Rotor
Handlebars Rocky Mountain AM | 780mm Width | 25mm Rise | 9° Backsweep | 5° Upsweep | 35mm Clamp
Tape/Grips Ergon GE10 EVO Lock On
Stem Rocky Mountain 35 AM | 5° Rise | All Sizes = 40mm
Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E | 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 - LG = 150mm | XL = 170mm
Saddle WTB Volt Race | Cromoly Rails | 142mm Width
Pedals Sold separately

* Subject to change without notice.


A Tall Tale – Perception is reality aboard the all-new Instinct

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Green/Carbon / X-Small / 27.5-inch 770416303438 B0112XS71 210000021661
Green/Carbon / Small / 27.5-inch 770416303476 B0112SM71
Green/Carbon / Small / 29-inch 770416303599 B0112SM91 210000021496
Green/Carbon / Medium / 29-inch 770416303636 B0112MD91 210000021443
Green/Carbon / Large / 29-inch 770416303674 B0112LG91 210000021497
Green/Carbon / X-Large / 29-inch 770416303711 B0112XL91 210000021444
Purple/Beige / X-Small / 27.5-inch 770416303513 B0112XS72
Purple/Beige / Small / 27.5-inch 770416303551 B0112SM72
Purple/Beige / Small / 29-inch 770416303759 B0112SM92
Purple/Beige / Medium / 29-inch 770416303797 B0112MD92 210000021445
Purple/Beige / Large / 29-inch 770416303834 B0112LG92 210000021498
Purple/Beige / X-Large / 29-inch 770416303872 B0112XL92