Eurobike 2012: Rocky Mountain Instinct 130mm FS Bike- Guitar Ted
Rocky Mountain has been plenty busy of late with introductions of new bicycles for we mountain bike types. Last we heard was about the new Altitude 27.5″ers. Now we are getting news of another new bike, the 130mm travel Instinct 29″er.
Rocky Mountain is describing these two new bikes as rigs that have “…trail bike versatility with cross country DNA” They will feature 130mm travel front and rear.
The Instinct line up will consist of two models, this one is the 970. It will feature Race Face, Shimano XT and DT Swiss components and a Rock Shox Reverb dropper post. Suspension duties fall to Fox’s new CTD dampers front and rear. Rocky has a slew of technologies that are part of these bikes. Stay tuned for a detailed report on that coming later.
The 950 Instinct model will be equipped with a mixture of Race Face, SRAM X-9, X-7, and Wheeltech wheel components.
Again, we will detail the entire line up later with the tech features of both of these exciting new Rocky Mountain 130mm travel bikes.