Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay A50 eMTB

  • The Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay eMTB is Rocky Mountain's signature ebike. It showed the world that you can have an e-mountain bike that looks and handles as good - no, better - than a non-ebike. The Altitude Powerplay is made for aggressive trail riding. It's legendary 27.5" wheel and 160mm dual suspension Altitude platform combined with the especially-developed Dyname 3.0 drive system opens up the door to new riding boundaries.

  • With torque of 108Nm this e-mountain bike will get you up any mountain and the sassy Altitude platform will get you down, fast. A very large 672Wh battery is neatly integrated into its frame and provides excellent range for those higher and further rides. The A50 model is a mid-range model in the range with Sram NX-1E Eagle gearing, dropper seatpost and alloy frame. 

  • Ex Demo is in as-new condition. Medium frame.
    • Drive System: Dyname 3.0 Class 1 eMTB mid-drive 250W 108Nm
    • Battery: 672Wh fully integrated
    • Range: Up to 130km
    • Suspension: RockShock Yari RC with 160mm travel (front), RockShox Deluxe Select+ RT 150mm (rear)
    • Wheels: 27.5" 
    • Brand: Rocky Mountain
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Altitude Powerplay: No Mountain Too High 

Rocky Mountain took the Altitude's legendary handling and ride quality and integrated the most powerful drive system on the market and bam: one of the most powerful, most capable e-mountain bikes ever. The Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay has wowed the crowds from Day 1 and it just keeps getting better and better offering bigger batteries in 2020. 

Rocky Mountain designed their own drive system, the Dyname 3.0, so they could retain the geometry and great handling characteristics of their non-motorized models rather than having to design a frame around an off-the-shelf drive system. According to the MTB press, they nailed it!  The Altitude Powerplay is a true no-compromise e-mountain bike. 

Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay A50 eMTB

The Altitude has a sporty mountain bike geometry with a slack 64.5 / 65 degree head angle, ultra short chainstay and low centre of gravity for great downhill and technical riding. Optimised suspension kinematics such as the Rocky Mountain RIDE-9 adjustment system and Smoothlink suspension allows riders to quickly fine tune their geometry and suspension.

The Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay Alloy 50 model comes well equipped for action with Sram NX-1E gearing, 160mm front suspension via RockShox Yari RC forks and RockShox Deluxe Select+ rear shock and a Race Face dropper seatpost. The 27.5" wheels are agile and flow-ready and you can convert to tubeless in a flash with the tubeless ready rims and tires. 

See an overview of the full range available in Australia, including a summary of the key differences between models, in this article. 


Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay A50 eMTB
Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay A50 eMTB


The Dyname 3.0 Drive System. The Most Powerful Mid-Drive Available.

With a bespoke motor Rocky Mountain are able to design their e-mountain bikes to reflect the ride quality of their highly evolved non-motorized bikes. The Dyname 3.0 drive system is different from other motors in many ways and the ride is sensational. 

First up you have to mention the torque. 108Nm! The most powerful climbing motor on offer on Australia. It's not just a headline number though. The motor offers instant acceleration and responsiveness thanks to its inline torque sensor and climbs like a mountain goat.  Thanks to the high capacity 672Wh battery you can climb further, higher and faster than on any other ebike and, but for the sound of the chain feeding through the guides, its quietness and seamless integration make it hard to distinguish as an ebike.

An iWoc Trio handlebar mounted remote controls the motor with just three buttons - including a very strong 'ludicrous' mode -  and all information can be accessed through an app on your phone. Riders can select from three assist levels plus a walk assist mode.

With a three-year warranty on the electrics (two for the battery) and a design that allows for quick and easy servicing you have peace of mind on reliability and serviceability as well.  

Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 50 eMTB
Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 50 eMTB



Rocky Mountain Powerplay eMTB. Climbing Ain't Dead. 

If you need inspiration to get out there and ride then watch this great video of just how much fun, and capable, a Rocky Mountain Powerplay is.  The pioneers of 'freeriding', Rocky Mountain show how free you can be. 




E-Bike Technology

System  Powerplay
Motor
Dyname 3.0 Class 1 eMTB Drive | 250w | 108Nm
Battery
672 Wh Fully Integrated Li-Ion
Range Up to 130km
Charger
48V FAST Charger
80% Charge in 2:10
100% Charge in 3:50

Display
iWoc Trio
Warranty 36 Months (3 Years) - electrics
Two years - battery
Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 50 eMTB



Bike Specifications

Frame
Alloy. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate.
Sizes
S (42cm), M (46cm), L (48cm), XL (52cm)
Fork
RockShox Yari RC 160mm 37mm Offset 160mm
Rear shock
RockShox Deluxe Select+ RT 150mm
Wheel Size 27.5"
Tyres
Maxxis Minion DHF WT Double Down Maxx Grip 3C Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5 / Maxxis Aggressor WT Double Down Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5
Rims
WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0 Tubeless
Rear derailleur
Sram NX Eagle
Shift lever
Sram NX-1E Eagle
Brake lever
Sram Guide RE
Brakes
Sram Guide RE / Sram Centerline 200mm
Crankset
Race Face Ride Cinch 34T
Bottom bracket
Shimano SM-BBMT500
Cassette
Sram PG-1230 11-50T
Chain
Sram SX Eagle. E-MTB Approved
Seatpost
Race Face Aeffect R Dropper 30.9mm
Handlebar
Rocky Mountain AM 780mm
Grips
Rocky Mountain Lock On Light
Stem
Rocky Mountain AM
Headset
FSA Orbit NO.57E
Saddle
WTB Volt Race 142
Pedals n.a
Weight 24.65kg
Geometry See geometry and further specifications here
Warranty Frame hardware 5 years, Drive components and pivots / axles 1 year


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