Rocky Mountain Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition

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Rocky Mountain Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition

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 Disclaimer: This review covers the Alloy A50 BC edition version of this bike,

This is the first full bike ive bought in about 15 years after various frame up builds. I have not been disappointed at all at the equipment level or the overall ride for the price (£3499).

The instinct A50 climbs like a mountain goat with something to prove. The 29" wheels and 2.5" tyres roll well and grip fantastically without feelimg heavy or cumbersome. The X2 shock copes well and in the closed position basically creates a hardtail. Once you hit the summit and point the bars down the hill the bike transforms into a lively trail slayer. Its fast, and responsive with plush suspension set up which absorbs large and small impacts with ease. The Guide RE brakes stop the speed well and have good adjustment. I finished the bike off with Blackspire Sub 40 pedals too keep it Canadian which worked well.
Improvements - RM's spirit guide isnt ideal in a chain off situation (as i discovered unpacking the bike from the car) and the SRAM Eagle direct brake mount brings the shifter a ittle too close to the grips. These are niggles though and nothing that cant be worked around.
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 Best bike ever
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Rocky Mountain Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 90 BC Edition (MSRP $5899) — The Instinct BC Edition is our all-new Instinct platform, built up as an even more aggressive trail monster. Designed with an optimized single-position link, ultra-aggressive geometry, and a long stroke shock that provides 155mm of rear travel, we’ve kitted out the Instinct BC with wide bars, big tires, ultra-stiff wheels, and more capable suspension. It smashes all mountain lines, rails corners, and plows over everything in sight, while displaying all the climbing efficiency that makes the Instinct a crowd favourite.

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Release Date 2018
Price $5,899
Travel 155
Rear Shock Fox Float DPX2 Performance Elite
Fork Fox 36 Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite 160mm
Headset FSA Orbit
Cassette Sram XG-1275 10-50T
Crankarms Sram Stylo 7k Eagle 32T
Chainguide Spirit Guide
Bottom Bracket Sram GXP BB92
Rear Derailleur Sram GX Eagle
Chain Sram GX Eagle
Shifter Pods Sram GX Eagle
Handlebar Race Face Turbine R 780mm
Stem Rocky Mountain 35 CNC DH
Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
Brakes Sram Code R
Hubs Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm / DT Swiss 370 Boost 148mm
Spokes WTB 1.8-1.6
Rim Stans Flow MK3 Tubeless Ready - Tape / Valves Incl
Tires Maxxis 29 DHF 2.5 EXO Maxx Terra 3C TR / Maxxis 29 DHRII 2.4 WT EXO Maxx Terra 3C TR
Seat WTB Silverado Race
Seatpost Fox Transfer Performance Elite 150mm / 30.9mm
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