2024 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon Frame Grey/Beige MD

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2024 Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon Frame Grey/Beige MD

Frame + Shock

$3,899.00
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Color: Grey/Beige
Size: MD

SN: RM24011

SMOOTHWALL Carbon Frame

Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings

Press Fit BB

Internal Cable Routing

2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs

RIDE-4™ Adjustable Geometry

2 Position Axle

Fox Float X Factory, 140mm Rear Travel

FSA Orbit NO.85 Reach Adjust Headset, 0mm Cups Installed, +/- 5mm Cups Included

Description

2024 Rocky Mountain Instinct C Frameset Overview

The 2024 Rocky Mountain Instinct C Frameset is a masterclass in modern mountain biking engineering, designed to deliver unparalleled performance across a wide range of terrains and riding styles. This thorough overview will dissect the features, design, and technical specifications that make the Instinct C Frameset a standout choice for enthusiasts and competitive riders alike.

SMOOTHWALL Carbon Frame

At the heart of the Instinct C Frameset is its SMOOTHWALL Carbon Frame, which represents the pinnacle of carbon frame technology. Utilizing one of the most advanced carbon lay-up techniques available, Rocky Mountain has succeeded in creating a frame that is not only incredibly lightweight but also remarkably strong and responsive. The SMOOTHWALL technology minimizes excess resin and fibers by using a rigid internal mold rather than traditional air bladders. This results in a frame that offers superior stiffness, ride quality, and durability without compromising on weight.

Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings

The inclusion of full sealed cartridge bearings throughout the bike's pivot points underscores Rocky Mountain's commitment to durability and smooth performance. These bearings are meticulously designed to withstand the rigors of extensive riding, ensuring that the bike maintains its performance characteristics over time. By keeping out dirt, moisture, and debris, the sealed bearings significantly reduce maintenance needs and enhance the overall longevity of the frameset.

Press Fit BB

The Press Fit Bottom Bracket (BB) system is a hallmark of modern bike design, offering a more robust, reliable, and serviceable solution compared to traditional threaded bottom brackets. This system enhances the frame's stiffness and stability, providing a solid base for power transfer during pedaling. The Press Fit BB also contributes to the frameset's sleek and streamlined design by allowing for a wider bottom bracket shell, further increasing stiffness and reducing weight.

Internal Cable Routing

With an eye for aesthetics and function, the Instinct C Frameset features internal cable routing, creating a clean and uncluttered look while protecting the cables from environmental elements. This design choice not only enhances the bike's visual appeal but also reduces aerodynamic drag and the chance of cable snagging on external objects, ensuring a smoother ride and longer cable life.

2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs

The inclusion of 2-Bolt ISCG05 tabs on the frameset speaks to its versatility and readiness for customization. These tabs allow for easy installation of chain guides and bash guards, catering to riders who demand reliability and protection in rough terrain. Whether you're tackling aggressive downhill sections or technical trails, these features provide peace of mind and enhance the bike's overall performance.

RIDE-4™ Adjustable Geometry

One of the Instinct C Frameset's most innovative features is the RIDE-4™ Adjustable Geometry system. This system enables riders to fine-tune the bike's geometry with precision, adjusting the head tube angle and bottom bracket height to suit their riding style, preferences, and the day's terrain. Whether you're looking for a more aggressive stance for downhill runs or a more upright position for endurance rides, the RIDE-4™ system offers unparalleled flexibility.

2 Position Axle

Complementing the adjustable geometry is the 2 Position Axle feature, which allows for further fine-tuning of the bike's handling and suspension characteristics. By adjusting the axle position, riders can alter the wheelbase length and suspension kinematics, optimizing the bike for stability at high speeds or agility in tight corners. This level of customization ensures that the Instinct C Frameset can be adapted to perform at its best, regardless of the trail conditions.

Fox Float X Factory, 140mm Rear Travel

The Instinct C Frameset is equipped with a Fox Float X Factory shock, providing 140mm of rear travel. This premium shock is renowned for its exceptional damping capabilities, delivering smooth and responsive performance over a wide range of conditions. With features like adjustable compression and rebound settings, riders can dial in their preferred suspension feel, ensuring maximum control and comfort on even the most challenging trails.

FSA Orbit NO.85 Reach Adjust Headset

Rounding out the frameset's impressive list of features is the FSA Orbit NO.85 Reach Adjust Headset. This component not only ensures smooth and precise steering but also offers reach adjustability. With 0mm cups installed and +/- 5mm cups included, riders have the flexibility to adjust the reach to their liking, enhancing ergonomics and control. This attention to detail in customization options further establishes the Instinct C Frameset as a top choice for riders who demand the best in performance and comfort.

Conclusion

The 2024 Rocky Mountain Instinct C Frameset is a testament to the brand's commitment to innovation, performance, and rider satisfaction. From its cutting-edge SMOOTHWALL Carbon Frame to the versatile RIDE-4™ Adjustable Geometry and beyond, every feature has been meticulously designed to meet the demands of modern mountain biking. Whether you're an avid racer or a trail enthusiast, the Instinct C Frameset offers the durability, flexibility, and performance needed to conquer any challenge the mountain throws your way.

Disclaimers

  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.
  2. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, it is entered by real live humans and humans make mistakes. The majority of the bikes on our website are specced exactly as they come from the manufacturers. Any upgrades or customizations will be listed separately. Please confirm with Airpark Bike Co if there are any questions about the included specification for the bike you are looking at.
  3. Bike component specifications including (but not limited to) suspension, drivetrain, brakes, tires, and wheels are subject to change by the manufacturer without notice.