The Altitude is the perfect blend of pedalling efficiency, small-bump sensitivity, and the ability to charge hard! Designed to include a host of next-generation features, the Altitude’s wide range of RIDE-9™ adjustments to tackle any terrain—from technical BC loam, to clapped out EWS tracks, flowy New Zealand jumps, and Moab Slickrock singletrack.
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 fibres 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.
|fork travel||141 - 170mm|
|groupset model||GX Eagle|
|shock travel||141 - 170mm|
|frame||SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate|
|sizes||XS - S - M - L - XL|
|fork||Fox 36 Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite 160mm|
|shock||Fox Float DPX2 Performance Elite|
|headset||FSA Orbit NO.57E|
|stem||Rocky Mountain 35 AM|
|handle bar||Race Face Turbine R 780mm|
|grips||Rocky Mountain Lock On XC|
|brakes||Shimano XT / Shimano RT66 180mm / Shimano RT66 180mm|
|brake levers||Shimano XT|
|shifters||Sram GX Eagle|
|rear derailleur||Sram GX Eagle|
|cranks & chainrings||Sram Stylo 7k Eagle 34T|
|bottom bracket||Sram BB92 DUB|
|cassette||Sram XG-1275 10-50T|
|chain||Sram GX Eagle|
|front hub||Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm|
|rear hub||DT Swiss 370 Boost 148mm|
|rims||Race Face ARC 30 Tubeless Ready - Tape / Valves Incl|
|tires||Maxxis Minion DHF WT Maxx Terra 3C Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5 / 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|
|Fork Travel||141 - 170mm|
|groupset model||GX Eagle|
|Shock Travel||141 - 170mm|
|FRAME||SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate|
|SIZES||XS - S - M - L - XL|
|Fork||Fox 36 Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite 160mm|
|Shock||Fox Float DPX2 Performance Elite|
|Headset||FSA Orbit NO.57E|
|Stem||Rocky Mountain 35 AM|
|HANDLE BAR||Race Face Turbine R 780mm|
|GRIPS||Rocky Mountain Lock On XC|
|BRAKES||Shimano XT / Shimano RT66 180mm / Shimano RT66 180mm|
|Brake Levers||Shimano XT|
|Shifters||Sram GX Eagle|
|Rear Derailleur||Sram GX Eagle|
|CRANKS & CHAINRINGS||Sram Stylo 7k Eagle 34T|
|Bottom Bracket||Sram BB92 DUB|
|Cassette||Sram XG-1275 10-50T|
|Chain||Sram GX Eagle|
|FRONT HUB||Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm|
|REAR HUB||DT Swiss 370 Boost 148mm|
|RIMS||Race Face ARC 30 Tubeless Ready - Tape / Valves Incl|
|Tires||Maxxis Minion DHF WT Maxx Terra 3C Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5 / 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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