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Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon 99

Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon 99
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The Altitude will be our key platform for enduro racing and aggressive trail riding. Ridden by the Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team, this bike is fast. Already race proven with Jesse's win at the EWS in Zermatt, the redesigned Altitude is now more capable than ever.

The goal with the redesign was to create a bike that would be competitive on today's racetracks while still being a ton of fun for those getting out on weekends. We might not all smash racetracks and stand on podiums like Jesse Melamed, but we can all relate to the feeling of committing to ride a little faster or hitting that feature you usually skip over. The Altitude has everything that you need to take your riding to the next level.

Looking at the needs of shorter riders vs. taller riders, we've introduced a wheel size split on our medium Altitude frame. The Altitude is designed high speed descending and aggressive riding, which is why we've offered four frame sizes including both sizes small and medium with 27.5" wheels.

- All new frame, ground-up design
- The platform of choice for the Rocky Mountain / Race Face Enduro Team
- Updated suspension, geometry & features
- Adjustable chainstay length to suit the rider
- Kinematics, fit & wheel size-adjusted per size

Wheel size:
Sizes Small – Medium: 27.5-inch
Sizes Medium – X-Large: 29-inch

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.

FORM alloy
FORM tubesets utilize premium materials to meet our strict requirements. Each FORM tube that we create is engineered for its specific purpose within the frame, ensuring optimized strength, weight, and ride quality.

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.

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.

Smoothlink suspension
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 centered 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
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 fibers by using rigid internal molds 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.


Frame SMOOTHWALL Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB92. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry. 2 Position Axle. 160mm Travel. SMOOTHWALL Carbon Rear Triangle
Fork RockShox Lyrik Ultimate RC2 170mm | 27.5 = 37mm Offset | 29 = 42mm Offset
Headset Cane Creek Hellbender 70 | 36°x45° Bearings | 30.15mm x 41mm x 6.5mm Upper | 40mm x 52mm x 6.5mm Lower | 1.5" Crown Race
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate | Sealed Bearing Eyelet | 25x8mm F Hardware | SM = 210x55mm | MD - LG - XL = 230x60mm | Size-Specific tune in FAQ
Rims/Wheels Race Face Next R 31 Carbon Wheelset | Tubeless Ready - Tape | Valves Incl | 28H
Hubs Front: Race Face Vault Boost 15mm
Rear: Race Face Vault Boost 148mm | RMB Axle | 163mm x 12mm x 1.5mm
Tires Front: Maxxis Assegai 2.5 WT 3C MaxxGrip EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 WT 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ Tubeless Ready
Crankset Sram X01 Carbon Eagle | 27.5 = 34T | 29 = 32T | 3mm Offset Chainring | 28.99mm Spindle | 170mm Crank length
Chainrings 27.5 = 34T | 29 = 32T
Bottom Bracket Sram BB92 DUB
Chain Sram XX1 Eagle
Rear Derailleur Sram X01 Eagle AXS Wireless
Cassette/Rear Cogs Sram XG-1295 10-52T
Shifters Sram Eagle AXS
Handlebars Race Face Next R | 780mm Width | 20mm Rise | 8° Backsweep | 4° Upsweep | 35mm Clamp
Tape/Grips Ergon GE1 EVO Lock On
Stem Race Face Turbine R | 0° Rise | All Sizes = 40mm
Brakes Sram Code RSC 4 Piston | Metal Pads | Centerline 200mm F Rotor | Centerline 180mm R Rotor
Pedals Sold separately
Saddle WTB Volt Team | Titanium Rails | 142mm Width
Seat Post Rock Shox Reverb AXS Wireless Post | SM = 125mm | MD = 150mm | LG - XL = 170mm

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Purple/Black / Small / 27.5-inch 770416315844 B0117SM71
Purple/Black / Medium / 27.5-inch 770416304879 B0117MD71
Purple/Black / Medium / 29-inch 770416304916 B0117MD91
Purple/Black / Large / 29-inch 770416304954 B0117LG91
Purple/Black / X-Large / 29-inch 770416304992 B0117XL91