Rocky Mountain Altitude 50

Rocky Mountain Altitude 50

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 I loved riding this bike. Compared to my old Giant NRS it was like flying a spaceship. I have never experienced such a comfy ride with such great uphill capabilities. would recommend this bike to anyone. I am sad to be getting rid of my bike but it has to be done. I got a few flats when I forgot to take my rear shock out of lock out mode. Other than that, my bike rode as hard and harder than I did the whole time. Get this bike if you are thinking about it and it fits into your price range.
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Rocky Mountain Altitude 50 (MSRP $3499.99) — STRAIGHT UP We’ve got your back. With a first of its kind 76-degree seat angle, you’re in a position to defy gravity at every technical uphill climb. The Straight up geometry and its bio-mechanically correct seat position allows for maximum horsepower. Not only will you get an efficient ride, it’ll save your lower back and limits pressure on your “sensitive areas”... if you catch our drift. FORM Technology The heart of a bike is its frame. The geometry, the material, the feel, and the way it reacts under the rider are the very essence of the ride. That’s why we’ve introduced FORM™ – the design and manufacturing process of our high-performance frame tubing. Our philosophy behind FORM™ tubing is to push the limits of tube and frame design to create the frame’s unique riding feel. Engineered Ride Quality : FORM™ tubing is a line of high-performance tubes designed to elevate the superior ride quality for which Rocky Mountain Bicycles are known. Innovative design: With 25 years of innovation, we continue to push the boundaries of bicycle design. FORM™ tubing is the exciting new frontier of our creativity. Attention to detail: Every detail in a FORM™ tube set is carefully engineered and has a purpose: from the slightest variations in shape, to wall thickness, tapers, flares and bends. Uncompromised quality: FORM™ tube sets are manufactured with premium materials and delivered by the best suppliers in the industry to meet Rocky Mountain’s strict requirements.

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Release Date 2009
Price $3,500
Travel 140mm
Rear Shock FOX Float RP23 Custom Valved, 140mm.
Fork FOX 32 Float RL, 140mm, Lockout / rebound 15mm axle
Headset FSA Orbit MX
Cassette Shimano SLX-9 11-34T
Crankarms Race Face Evolve XC X-Type 170-175mm 44/32/22T
Bottom Bracket Race Face Evolve XC X-Type
Pedals Crank Brothers Smarty
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT LP
Chain Shimano HG53
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX 34.9mm
Shifter Pods Shimano SLX Rapid Fire 9spd
Handlebar Race Face Evolve AM low rise 31.8mm 660mm
Stem Race Face Evolve XC flip-flop 31.8 x 6° 70-90-100mm
Brakes Formula ORO K24 hydraulic disc
Hubs Shimano M525 disc
Spokes DT Competition
Rim Mavic XM317
Tires WTB Wolverine 26
Seat WTB Silverado Race SL
Seatpost Race Face Evolve XC 31.6mm


Size 15" 16.5" 18" 19.5" 20.5"
Frame Weight
Bike Weight
Headtube Angle 69 ° 69 ° 69 ° 69 ° 69 °
Seattube Angle 76 ° 76 ° 76 ° 76 ° 76 °
Headtube Length 98 mm 98 mm 110 mm 130 mm 155 mm
Chainstay Length 428.7 mm 428.7 mm 428.7 mm 428.7 mm 428.7 mm
BB Height
BB Width
Seat Post Diameter
Front Derailleur Width
HeadTube Diameter 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
Top Tube Length 540 mm 565 mm 575 mm 595 mm 615 mm
WheelBase 1086.7 mm 1111.7 mm 1123.1 mm 1145.6 mm 1168.8 mm
Standover Height 674.8 mm 692.9 mm 718.6 mm 740.1 mm 770 mm
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