2023 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon Frame Brown/Blue SM

Frame + Shock

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51% Off

$3,899.00 $1899

In Stock - Free Shipping or Pickup in Store

Key Specs

Color: Brown/Blue
Size: SM

SN: RM22035

SMOOTHWALL carbon frame with RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry

2 Position Axle

Fox Float X Factory, 140mm rear shock

Press Fit Bottom Bracket


The 2023 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon frameset offers mountain bike enthusiasts the opportunity to build their dream bike from the ground up. Designed with cutting-edge technology and versatility in mind, this frameset provides a solid foundation for riders to create a customized mountain bike that suits their specific riding style and preferences.

The heart of the Instinct Carbon frameset lies in its SMOOTHWALL carbon frame with RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry. This advanced frame construction utilizes high-quality carbon fiber materials to achieve a perfect balance of strength, stiffness, and weight savings. The SMOOTHWALL technology ensures consistent wall thickness throughout the frame, resulting in enhanced durability and optimized power transfer. The RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry system is a standout feature that allows riders to fine-tune the bike's geometry to suit their needs and the terrain they plan to conquer. With nine different geometry configurations, riders can easily customize the bike's handling characteristics to adapt to various trail conditions and personal preferences.

The 2 Position Axle is another notable feature of the Instinct Carbon frameset. This axle design offers riders the ability to adjust the geometry and suspension characteristics of the bike by changing the position of the rear axle. By simply flipping the axle, riders can choose between two different settings, each offering a distinct ride experience. This flexibility allows riders to optimize their bike's performance for different trail conditions, whether they're seeking a more playful and nimble setup or a stable and planted feel.

The Instinct Carbon frameset is equipped with a Fox Float X Factory rear shock, providing 140mm of plush and controlled suspension travel. The Float X Factory shock is renowned for its high-performance features, including a sensitive and responsive damping system, adjustable compression and rebound settings, and a lightweight design. This rear shock absorbs impacts and trail irregularities with ease, allowing riders to maintain traction and control on technical descents. With its factory-level tuning and top-tier performance, the Float X Factory rear shock is an excellent choice for riders who demand the best suspension performance.

A press-fit bottom bracket is another key component of the Instinct Carbon frameset. This type of bottom bracket system ensures a secure and precise fit between the frame and the cranks. By eliminating external bearing cups, the press-fit design increases frame stiffness and reduces weight. It also provides improved sealing against dirt and moisture, enhancing the longevity and durability of the bottom bracket system. With a press-fit bottom bracket, riders can expect smooth and efficient power transfer, allowing them to transfer every ounce of their pedaling effort into forward motion.

In summary, the 2023 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon frameset offers mountain bike enthusiasts the opportunity to create their ideal bike from scratch. With its SMOOTHWALL carbon frame, RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry, 2 Position Axle, Fox Float X Factory rear shock, and press-fit bottom bracket, this frameset provides the foundation for a high-performance and customizable mountain bike.


  1. Mountain bikes, road bikes, and gravel bikes are fully assembled prior to shipping. Del Sol, E11even, Haro, and Tuesday bikes will ship as received from the original manufacturer in the original manufacturer packaging. All other bikes including kids bikes, cruisers, bmx bikes, etc. may be shipped in the original manufacturers packaging.
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