2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay C70 eMTB - Preorder

  • The 2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay eMTB is a new and improved version of this epic trail powerhouse. Featuring a new frame, in lighter weight carbon for the C70 model, it now has 150mm/140mm travel. Paired with the new Dyname 4.0 electric drive system this is an ebike that offers total trail versatility. 

  • The C70 model has some excellent running gear too. It is equipped with Fox 36 Float E-MTB forks up front and Fox Float X Performance in the rear and comes with a Race Face Turbine dropper seatpost. The 12-speed Shimano XT drivetrain with 4 piston hydraulics offers top performance for adventurous trail riding. 

  • Contact us to preorder. Medium and large frames available. Stock expected before March. 

    • Drive System: Dyname 4.0 mid-drive 250W 108Nm
    • Battery: 720Wh fully integrated, removable
    • Suspension: RockShock Pike with 150mm travel (front), RockShox Deluxe Select+ 140mm (rear)
    • Wheels: 29" 
    • Brand: Rocky Mountain
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Instinct Powerplay: Total Trail Versatility 

In the Rocky Mountain range the Instinct is aimed primarily at the adventurous trail rider. Its versatile geometry, on-the-go adjustability and incredible handling combines with the powerful Dyname 4.0 motor provides total trail versatility. This is an ebike that you will enjoy for technical climbing, twisty downhills, and fast flowy singletrack at your local bike park. 

2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay

The 2022 Instinct Powerplay is a versatile trail eMTB with 150mm/140mm travel and geometry that is more central  and upright than the aggressive downhill geometry on the Altitude. It runs on 29" wheels and has a handy 64.2 degree head angle and geometry designed to take anything you want to throw at it. 

The Instinct Powerplay C70 model has the lightweight carbon frame and comes with the combo of 150mm Fox 36 forks up front and 140mm rear travel with a Fox Float X Performance shock. The Race Face 29" rims run on 2.5" wide Maxxis Minion tubeless ready tires. The Shimano XT 12-speed system offers top shifting performance and Shimano XT 4-piston hydraulic brakes provide smooth strong braking performance. 


2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay
2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay EMTB


The Dyname 4.0 Drive System. The most powerful 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 4.0 drive system is a completely redesigned system for 2022 . It offers the same amazing power and ride experience, is almost silent, comes with a bigger battery, easier servicing and maintenance and greater customisation options for fine tuning your power settings. 

With 108NM torque it is one of the most powerful climbing motors on offer. It's not just a headline number though.

Rocky Mountain Powerplay e-MTB 2022

The motor offers instant acceleration and responsiveness thanks to its inline torque sensor and it climbs like a mountain goat. With the new inframe 'Jumbotron' display (named with a nod to RM's Canadian links) you can fine tune your power settings for how you prefer to ride. 

The new system comes with a large slimline 720Wh battery and can be easily removed. A piggy-back second battery with an extra 314Wh is also available if you need more range.


E-Bike Technology

Drive system  Dyname 4.0 Mountain Bike Drive | 250w Nominal Power | 700w Peak Power | 108Nm | Rocky Mountain Micro Remote | Low RPM - High Efficiency Classe 1 eMTB System | Designed in Canada
Battery 720 Wh Removable Integrated Li-Ion | xxx g
Option: Overtime pack 314Wh 
Charge time Up to 5 hours from flat
Remote Rocky Mountain Micro Remote
Display
Rocky Mountain Jumbotron | Drive System Customization | Battery & Assist Level | Trip | Speed | Cadence | Top Tube Integration
2022 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay EMTB



Bike Specifications*

Frame
SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Integrated Display. Mid-High Pivot Smoothlink Suspension System. Press Fit BB. RIDE-4™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate. 140mm Travel. SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon Rear Triangle
Sizes
M: Suits rider 167.5 - 177.5 cm / 5’6” - 5’10”
L: Suits rider 175 - 188 cm / 5’9” - 6’2”
Fork Fox 36 E-MTB Float EVOL GRIP Performance 150mm | 44mm Offset
Rear shock Fox Float X Performance | Sealed Bearing Eyelet | 25x8mm F Hardware | All Sizes = 210x55mm
Wheel size 29"
Tyres F: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready | R: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready |
Rims
Race Face AR 30 | 32H | Tubeless Ready - Tape | Valves Incl
Front hub Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm
Rear hub DT Swiss Hybrid 370 Boost 148mm | 24T Star-Ratchet
Rear derailleur Shimano XT
Shifters
Shimano XT
Brakes Shimano XT Trail 4 Piston | Metal Pads | F:Shimano RT66 203mm | R: Shimano RT66 203mm
Crankset Race Face Aeffect Cinch 34T | 24mm Spindle | Crank Length: SM - MD = 165mm | LG - XL = 170mm
Bottom bracket FSA BB89.5 24mm
Cassette
Shimano XT 10-51T
Chain Shimano M8100
Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E | Sealed 36°x45° Bearings | 30.2mm x 41mm x 7.1mm Upper | 40mm x 51.8mm x 7.5mm Lower | 1.5" Crown Race
Handlebar Rocky Mountain AM | 780mm Width | 25mm Rise | 9° Backsweep | 5° Upsweep | 31.8 Clamp
Stem Rocky Mountain 31.8 AM | 5° Rise | All Sizes = 40m
Seatpost Race Face Turbine R (by Fox) Dropper 30.9mm | SM = 125mm | MD = 150mm | LG = 175mm | XL = 200mm
Saddle WTB Volt Race 142
Pedals n.a
Weight tbc
Geometry See geometry and further specifications here
Warranty Frame hardware 5 years, Drive components and pivots / axles 1 year
*Note We make every effort to ensure accuracy, but reserve the right to update specifications & prices without notification.

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