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Rocky Mountain

27.5" Full Suspension

 

2018 parts specs are being updated

 

Thunderbolt 27.5", 2018 ~            

"The Thunderbolt is my kind of XC bike. It's got a natural feel and tackles the climbs exceptionally well. On the descents it provides the kind of small bump sensitivity usually reserved for longer travel bikes.” -Thomas Vanderham

Since its introduction in 2014, the Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt has set the new standard for cross country riding. If you are looking for the finest platform for fast and flowing singletrack, exceptional climbing, plus Grand Slalom descents then the Thunderbolt is THE bike to turn to.

Rocky Mountain's development team unanimously agreed on the need for a cross country recreation bike that successfully simulated the fun of their dedicated race bikes. Designed around 120mm of travel and 27.5” wheels, the Thunderbolt delivers a superlative mix of intuitive XC capabilities and pure trail fun. The short 42.6cm rear end tucks the 27.5” wheel in close to the rider for maximum maneuverability and agility. At the same time, the lengthened top tube accommodates today's shorter stems and wider bars. Rocky's engineers and test-riders, like Thomas Vanderham, experimented tirelessly to arrive at the perfect angles and front-to-rear balance to match the unique handling properties of both cross country and trail riding styles.

 

Thunderbolt 90BC MSL Carbon ~

Frame of Smoothwall High Modulus carbon with sealed cartridge main pivot and grease ports, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing, internal drop-seatpost routing, and adustable Ride-9 geometry, Di2 electric ready. 

Fork: 140mm Fox 36mm Float Performance Elite

Rear shock: 140mm custom valved Fox Float DPS EVOL Performance Elite

Parts: 11-speed Shimano XTR Direct Mount rear derailleur, XTR shifters, 32t Race Face Turbine Cinch crankset, XT Ice-Tec hydraulic disc brakes with 180 rotors and XT I-Spec II brake levers, XT cassette (11-46), Shimano HG-900 chain. Includes 80cm Race Face SixC handlebar, RMB CNC stem, and RockShox Reverb Stealth seatpost with WTB Silverado Race saddle.

Wheels: Stan's ZTR Arch tubeless-ready rims with DT Swiss 350 rear hub and sealed RM front, Maxxis DHR II rr/Minion ft folding tires (27.5" x 2.3)

Color is light blue or red .... $5999.99

*790 MSL carbon frameset only .... $2599.99

 

 

Thunderbolt 70 Carbon ~

Frame of Smoothwall High Modulus carbon with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 130 Fox 34mm Float Performance Elite

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Fox Float DPS with Smoothlink Design and remote rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings

Parts: 11-speed Shimano XTR Shadow rear derailleur, XT front, XT Rapid Fire shifters, Race Face Turbine Cinch crankset (38x28), XT hydraulic disc brakes with 180 rotors and XT I-spec II levers, XT cassette (11-40), Shimano XT 11-speed chain. Includes Race Face Turbine handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and RockShox Reverb Stealth with WTB Silverado Race saddle.

Wheels: Stan's ZTR Crest (tubeless-ready) with 32h Shimano XT Centerlock hubs, Maxxis Ardent folding tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is red or light blue ..... $5399.99   

 

 

Thunderbolt 50 Carbon ~

Frame of Smoothwall High Modulus carbon with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 130 Fox 34mm Float Performance

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Fox Float DPS with Smoothlink Design and remote rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings

Parts: 10-speed Shimano XT Shadow rear derailleur, SLX front, SLX Rapid Fire shifters, Race Face Aeffect Cinch crankset (38x24), SLX hydraulic disc brakes with 180/160 rotors and SLX I-Spec levers, Shimano HG50 cassette (11-36), Shimano HG54 chain. Includes Race Face Evolve handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and X-Fusion HiLo Strate seatpost with WTB Volt Race saddle.

Wheels: Wheeltech Helix TR25 tubeless-ready rims by Sun Ringle with 32h Shimano Centerlock hubs, Maxxis Ardent folding tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is red or light blue .... $4499.99

 

 

Thunderbolt 30 Carbon ~

Frame of Smoothwall High Modulus carbon with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 130mm RockShox Recon Gold Air

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Fox Float DPS with Smoothlink Design and remote rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings

Parts: 10-speed Shimano XT Shadow rear derailleur, Deore front, SLX Rapidfire shifters, Race Face Aeffect Cinch crankset (38x22), Shimano M506 hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm Centerlok rotors, HG50 cassette (11-36), HG54 chain. Includes Rocky Mtn Five15 XC handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and RMB SL alloy seatpost with WTB Volt Race saddle.

Wheels: Wheeltech Helix TR25 tubeless-ready rims by Sun Ringle with 32h Shimano Centerlock hubs, Maxxis Ardent folding tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is red or light blue ..... $3499.99

 

 

Thunderbolt 50 Alu ~

Frame of custom hydroformed aluminum alloy with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 120 Fox 32mm Float Fit4 D" (climb-trail-descend) with rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings, 15mm axle, tapered steerer tube.

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Fox Float DPS with Smoothlink Design and rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings

Parts: 10-speed Shimano XT Shadow rear derailleur, SLX front, SLX Rapid Fire shifters, Race Face Aeffect Cinch crankset (38x24), SLX hydraulic disc brakes with 180/160 rotors and SLX I-Spec levers, Shimano HG50 cassette (11-36), Shimano HG54 chain. Includes RMB Five15 XC handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and RMB SL alloy seatpost with WTB Volt Race saddle.

Wheels: Wheeltech Helix TR25 tubeless-ready rims by Sun Ringle with 32h Shimano Centerlock hubs, Maxxis Ardent folding tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is gray or red ..... $3199.99    Add to CART

 

 

Thunderbolt 30 Alu ~

Frame of custom hydroformed aluminum alloy with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 120mm XFusion Streat RL2 Air with compression and rebound adjustment plus lockout for climbing, 15mm axle, tapered alloy steerer tube.

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Fox Float 32 DPS Smoothlink Design with rebound adjustment in firm, medium, and open settings

Parts: 10-speed Shimano XT Shadow rear derailleur, Deore front, Deore Rapid Fire shifters, Shimano M615 crankset (38x24), Shimano M506 hydraulic disc brakes with 180/160 rotors and M506 levers, Shimano HG50 cassette (11-36), Shimano HG54 chain. Includes RMB Five15 XC handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and RMB XC alloy seatpost with WTB Volt saddle.

Wheels: Wheeltech Helix TR25 tubeless-ready rims by Sun Ringle with 32h Shimano Deore Centerlock hubs, Maxxis Ardent folding tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is gray ..... $2599.99    Add to CART

 

 

Thunderbolt 10 Alu ~

Frame of custom hydroformed aluminum alloy with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing and internal drop-seatpost routing.

Fork: 120mm RockShox Recon Silver Air

Rear shock: 120mm custom valved Manitou Expert with Smoothlink Design and adjustable rebound plus lockout.

Parts: 10-speed Shimano Deore Shadow rear derailleur, Deore front, Deore Rapidfire shifters, FSA Gamma crankset (42x32x22), Shimano M355 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm Centerlok rotors, HG50 cassette (11-36), HG54 chain. Includes Rocky Mtn Five15 XC handlebar, RMB alloy stem, and RMB XC alloy seatpost with WTB Volt saddle.

Wheels: Wheeltech SX17 alloy rims with Shimano RM35 disc hubs, Maxxis Ardent tires (27.5" x 2.25/2.2")

Color is red ..... $1999.99    Add to CART

 

 

Altitude 27.5" ~     

The industry's most advanced 27.5er, the Altitude's 160mm of Smoothlink travel and 27.5" wheels eats up trails while maximizing climbing traction. With innovative features like its RIDE-9™ chip for fine-tuning geometry and suspension, stealth dropper post, and internal cable routing to keep things tidy, plus SMOOTHWALL™ construction on carbon MSL models, the Altitude pushes the envelope of what a modern trail bike is capable of.

“The Altitude is the all-day-long, go anywhere, try anything bike that so many bike brands aspire to create. The Altitude's component selection, frame numbers, suspension design and wheel size provide just the right tool at just the right moment.” -Richard Cunningham, Pinkbike.com

 

12-speed Altitude Carbon 90, 2018 ~

Frame of Smoothwall High Modulus carbon with sealed cartridge main pivot and grease ports, tapered head tube, PF-30 bottom bracket, internal cable routing, internal drop-seatpost routing, and adjustable Ride-9 geometry, Di2 electric ready. 

Fork: 160mm Fox 36mm Float Evol Fit Factory spec 

Rear shock: 150mm travel, model TBA

Parts: 12-speed Sram X01 Eagle shifters and rear derailleur with RockyMtn Spirit front guide, 34t Sram Descendant Carbon Eagle crankset, Sram Guide RSC hydraulic disc brakes with 180 rotors and Sram Guide RSC brake levers, 12-speed Sram XC-1295 cassette (10-50t) with X01 Eagle 12-speed chain. Includes 780mm Race Face Next R handlebar, RMB 35 CNC stem, and Fox Transfer seatpost with WTB Silverado Race saddle.

Wheels: Stan's Flow MK3 tubeless-ready alloy rims with 148mm DT Swiss 350 Boost rear hub and 15mm sealed RM front, Maxxis DHR II rr/Minion ft folding tires (27.5" x 2.5)

Color is your choice of black.gray.red or burgundy.teal .... $6999.99