Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay C70 eMTB 2021

  • The Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay C70 comes with a lightweight carbon frame, Shimano XT 12-speed gearing and Fox 36 suspension. It is the top of the range model in the Instinct Powerplay series of ebikes, a range of electric mountain bikes with 29" wheels and 150mm / 140mm dual suspension.

  • With an incredibly powerful 108Nm put out by the Rocky Mountain-developed Dyname mid-drive system and the 672Wh battery you can ride all day and tackle terrain that you may not have thought possible previously. A whole heap of fun! 

  • Note: Specifications and pricing are indicative only. Awaiting full 2022 specifications and information regarding arrival. Contact us for further information or to preorder. 


    • Drive System: Dyname 3.0 Class 1 eMTB mid-drive 250W 108Nm
    • Battery: 672Wh fully integrated
    • Suspension: Fox 36 EMTB Float Evol with 150mm travel (front), Fox Float DS Performance Elite 140mm (rear)
    • Wheels: 29" 
    • Brand: Rocky Mountain
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An e-Mountain Bike For Fun All-Day Trail Riding

The Instinct Powerplay is aimed primarily at the trail rider and tourer looking for an eMTB that can cross over to all-mountain and single track. 

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!

Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay e-Mountain Bike


The riding position is pleasantly centre and upright rather than aggressively sporty and it climbs and descends beautifully. Intuitive, agile and nimble and also still feels controlled at high speeds. Plus you have the added bonus of the Rocky Mountain RIDE-9 adjustment system which allows riders to quickly fine tune their geometry and suspension.

The Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Carbon 70 model comes well equipped with tubeless-ready wheels, Shimano XT 12-speed gearing and Shimano XT Trail 4 piston brakes. Fox 36 EMTB Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite provides 150mm plush and responsive suspension upfront and is paired with 140mm Fox Float DPS rear shocks. The fast rolling 29er wheels are built on Race Face rims with DT Swiss hubs and Maxxis Minion tires. Combined with the ultra powerful and responsive motor, you can climb anywhere you want.

Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 50 eMTB
Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay e-Mountain Bike

The Dyname 3.0 Drive System. Ultimate Riding Pleasure.

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, there is the torque. 108Nm! The most powerful climbing motor on offer on Australia. The motor offers instant pickup and smooth delivery thanks to its inline torque sensor and climbs like a mountain goat.  It comes with a higher capacity 672Wh battery so you can climb 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 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 (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
Dyname 3.0 Class 1 eMTB Drive | 250w | 108Nm
672 Wh Fully Integrated Li-Ion
Optional Overtime pack 330Wh $995
Range Up to 130km
48V FAST Charger
80% Charge in 2:10
100% Charge in 3:50

Display iWoc TRIO V3 Remote w. ANT+ LEV communication
Warranty 36 Months (3 Years) - electrics
Two years - battery
Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 50 eMTB

Bike Specifications

Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB89.5. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate. 140mm Travel. FORM™ Alloy Rear Triangle
S (39cm), M (43cm), L (47cm), XL (50.8cm)
Fork Fox 36 E-MTB Float EVOL FIT4 Performance Elite Series 150mm | 44mm Offset
Rear shock Fox Float DPS Performance Elite | Sealed Bearing Eyelet | 25x8mm F Hardware | 210x55mm
Wheel Size 29"
Tyres F: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.6 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready // R: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.6 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Race Face AR 35 | Tubeless Ready - Tape | Valves Incl | 32H
Rear derailleur
Shimano XT
Shift lever
Shimano XT
Brakes Shimano XT Trail 4 Piston | Metal Pads | RT66 203mm F Rotor | RT66 203mm R Rotor
Crankset Race Face Aeffect Cinch 34T | 24mm Spindle | 170mm Crank Length
Bottom bracket Shimano SM-BB71
Shimano XT 10-51T
Chain Shimano M8100
Seatpost Race Face Turbine R (by Fox) Dropper 30.9mm 
Rocky Mountain AM 780mm
Grips Ergon GE1 EVO Lock On
Rocky Mountain 35 AM
Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E | 36°x45° Bearings
WTB Volt Race 142
Pedals n.a
Weight 23.2kg
Geometry See geometry and further specifications here
Frame hardware 5 years, Drive components and pivots / axles 1 year


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