Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL

Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL

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 I built it up this spring into my dream bike and it turned out to be a nightmare. The bottom bracket on this frame design easily deflects laterally under large pedaling loads, creating all kinds of drive train problems. I am big guy (220) and could throw the chain off the front rings at will. The chain stays are unbridged and the rear shock link is attached to the top tube creating an extremely long effective chain stay length. My LBS went out of their way to remedy the problem and after we determined it was frame flex gave me a complete refund! I put all the same components on a new SC Bronson C and have no issues. I met two other owners of this frame this year and they reported similar problems. Its sad because Rocky seems to be a good outfit but they really screwed up on this one.
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Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL (MSRP $6900) — 150mm-travel, carbon-frame, dual-suspension trailbike

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Release Date 2013
Price $6,900
Travel 150mm
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD Remote Kashima 650B
Fork Fox Float 34 Kashima FIT CTD 150mm
Headset Cane Creek 40 series
Cassette SRAM 11/36 ten speed
Crankarms SRAM X.0 carbon 24/36t
Chainguide NA
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP press fit
Pedals NA
Rear Derailleur SRAM X.0 Type 2
Chain SRAM 10-speed
Front Derailleur SRAM X.0 direct mount
Shifter Pods SRAM X.0
Handlebar Race Face Six C carbon, 725mm
Stem Race Face Turbine 60mm
Grips Rocky Mountain lock-on
Brakes Avid X.0 Trail 4-piston - 180mm rotors
Wheelset OEM DT Swiss
Hubs DT Swiss M14 straight-pull
Spokes DT Swiss Competition
Rim DT Swiss X14 tubeless ready
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic tubeless ready 650B x 2.35"
Seat Fizik Tundra 2
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 30.9mm
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