Ride more, further, faster.
The Altitude Powerplay brings cutting-edge power to an aggressive trail bike, and opens the door to amazing terrain for all.
Introducing a fully integrated, electric-assist mountain bike that takes our Altitude’s legendary handling and ride quality and adds a compact, powerful drive system. The new Powerplay™ drive system was designed in parallel with the frame, delivering ultra-short chainstays, optimized suspension kinematics, super-low centre of gravity, and class-leading torque. The result is an e-MTB that actually rides like a proper mountain bike—perfect for everything from self-shuttling all mountain trails, finding flow between the descents, and squeezing in power lunch rides.
Designed in Canada, the Powerplay™ drive system is a sleek, lightweight, and powerful electric assist that pushes the boundaries of electric bikes. Its compact, low-mounted motor allows us to design electric mountain bikes to our suspension and handling standards—with proper geometry and ideal pivot placement. The system provides class-leading torque, ultra quiet operation, instant power response, and super fast charging.
RIDE-9™ adjustment system
The RIDE-9™ adjustment system allows riders to quickly fine-tune their geometry and suspension with a pair of Allen keys. Nine configurations are possible thanks to two interlocking chips. Suspension and geometry setup are complex art forms with huge variations in rider style, preference, terrain, and ability. We do recommend the use of professional services, but we also believe that learning to dial in your own bike is the best way to fully understand its performance. Adjust your RIDE-9™ position for geometry before considering suspension effects, or variables like air pressure and shock compression. Make gradual, incremental changes, take notes, and be methodical. Don’t adjust in a hurry before a big ride. Take your time and enjoy the process. RIDE-9™ Setup Guides General Setup Guide (English)Guide de configuration du système XC Element Trail Instinct Pipeline Altitude
Size Specific tune
Size Specific Tune ensures that riders of all sizes get the right balance of small-bump compliance, mid-stroke support, and end-stroke progressiveness. Our design team does custom shock tunes based on real world field testing, and adjusts each tune for specific frame sizes.
Smoothlink™ suspension is efficient yet supple when you’re on the pedals and across a wide range of gears. It features a controlled end-stroke and a rate-curve that feels more capable than the travel would suggest. This four-bar suspension design philosophy is centred on ride characteristics; each bike platform we develop balances variables like anti-squat, axle path, chain growth, rate curve, anti-rise, etc. to achieve the legendary Rocky Mountain ride feel.
Smoothwall™ carbon uses one of the world’s most sophisticated carbon processes to deliver industry-leading stiffness-to-weight, ride quality, and durability. We eliminate excess resin and fibers by using rigid internal moulds instead of traditional air bladders. We then utilize different types of carbon in specific frame areas to maximize stiffness and impact resistance while minimizing overall weight.
|frame||SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate. Li-Ion 632 Watt/Hr Battery|
|fork||Fox 36 Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite 160mm|
|shock||Fox Float DPS EVOL Performance Elite|
|headset||FSA ORBIT NO.57E|
|stem||ROCKY MOUNTAIN 35 AM|
|handlebar||Rocky Mountain AM 780mm|
|grips||Rocky Mountain Lock On Light|
|brakes||Shimnao XT Trail 4 Piston / Shimano RT66 203mm / Shimano RT66 203mm|
|brake levers||Shimnao XT Trail 4 Piston|
|rear derailleur||SHIMANO XT|
|cranks & chainrings||Race Face Turbine Cinch 34T|
|bottom bracket||Race Face BB92 30mm|
|cassette||SHIMANO XT 11-46T|
|front hub||ROCKY MOUNTAIN SEALED BOOST 15MM|
|rear hub||DT Swiss Hybrid 350 Boost 148mm|
|rims||Race Face AR 35|
|tires||Maxxis Minion DHF WT Maxx Terra 3C Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5 / R = Maxxis Aggressor WT EXO Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5|
|seatpost||Race Face Turbine R (by Fox) Dropper 30.9mm|
|saddle||WTB VOLT RACE|
|FRAME||SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate. Li-Ion 632 Watt/Hr Battery|
|Fork||Fox 36 Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite 160mm|
|Shock||Fox Float DPS EVOL Performance Elite|
|Headset||FSA ORBIT NO.57E|
|Stem||ROCKY MOUNTAIN 35 AM|
|Handlebar||Rocky Mountain AM 780mm|
|GRIPS||Rocky Mountain Lock On Light|
|BRAKES||Shimnao XT Trail 4 Piston / Shimano RT66 203mm / Shimano RT66 203mm|
|Brake Levers||Shimnao XT Trail 4 Piston|
|Rear Derailleur||SHIMANO XT|
|CRANKS & CHAINRINGS||Race Face Turbine Cinch 34T|
|Bottom Bracket||Race Face BB92 30mm|
|Cassette||SHIMANO XT 11-46T|
|FRONT HUB||ROCKY MOUNTAIN SEALED BOOST 15MM|
|REAR HUB||DT Swiss Hybrid 350 Boost 148mm|
|RIMS||Race Face AR 35|
|Tires||Maxxis Minion DHF WT Maxx Terra 3C Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5 / R = Maxxis Aggressor WT EXO Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5|
|Seatpost||Race Face Turbine R (by Fox) Dropper 30.9mm|
|Saddle||WTB VOLT RACE|
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