Instinct

Instinct

Quick Specs
  • Designed For Trail
  • F. Travel 130 MM
  • Wheel Size 29"

The Instinct is a natural fit for all-day backcountry adventures and punishing marathon stage races.

Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition 7
MSRP $2899 USD
MSRP $8999 USD
MSRP $5399 USD
MSRP $3999 USD
MSRP $3099 USD
MSRP @2699 USD
MSRP $6199 USD
MSRP $6199 USD
MSRP $8999 USD
MSRP $5399 USD
MSRP $3999 USD
MSRP $3099 USD
MSRP @2699 USD
MSRP $2899 USD

Specifications: Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

    • Frame FORM™ 7005 Series Custom Hydroformed Alloy. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork Manitou Minute Expert. 130mm. TPC Absolute+ Damper / Hydraulic Bottom Out / Compression / Lockout / Rebound / 15mm Hexlock Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Custom Race Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Fifteen Series: ZS44mm Top / ZS56mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face 6° x 60-80mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Ride 1/2 Rise Ø31.8mm x 740mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano M506 Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano M506 I-Spec Shifter Mount
    • Shifters Shimano Deore Rapid Fire I-Spec 2x10spd
    • Front Derailleur Sram X5 S3 Direct Mount 2x10spd
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow Plus Direct Mount 10spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Ride 170-175mm Bash/36/22T 2x10spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Press Fit Team XC
    • Cassette Shimano HG50 11-36T 10spd
    • Chain Shimano HG54 10spd
    • Front Hub Shimano 618 / Centerlock / 32H / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Shimano 618 / Centerlock / 32H / 12 x 142mm Axle
    • Spokes DT Swiss Champion
    • Rims Wheeltech Inferno 27 by SUNringlé
    • Tires Maxxis F: Ardent EXO Folding 29\" x 2.4\" R: Ikon EXO Folding 29\" x 2.35\"
    • Seatpost Rocky Mountain SL 30.9mm x 400mm
    • Saddle WTB Volt Race
    • Frame FORM™ 7005 Series Custom Hydroformed Alloy. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork Fox 32 Float 29 130 CTD. 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (Compression) - Descend (Open) Settings / 15mm Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Custom Race Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Fifteen Series: ZS44mm Top / ZS56mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face 6° x 60-80mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Evolve 1/2 Rise Ø31.8mm x 750mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano SLX Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano SLX I-Spec Shifter Mount
    • Shifters Shimano SLX Rapid Fire I-Spec 2x10spd
    • Front Derailleur Sram X7 S3 Direct Mount 2x10spd
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow Plus Direct Mount 10spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Evolve 170-175mm Bash/36/22T 2x10spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Press Fit Team XC
    • Cassette Shimano HG50 11-36T 10spd
    • Chain Shimano HG54 10spd
    • Front Hub Shimano SLX / Centerlock / 32H / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Shimano SLX / Centerlock / 32H / 12 x 142mm Axle
    • Spokes DT Swiss Competition
    • Rims Wheeltech Inferno 27 by SUNringlé
    • Tires Maxxis F: Ardent EXO Folding 29\" x 2.4\" R: Ikon EXO Folding 29\" x 2.35\"
    • Seatpost Rocky Mountain SL 30.9mm x 400mm
    • Saddle WTB Volt Race
    • Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon Front Triangle. FORM™ 7005 Series Custom Hydroformed Rear Triangle. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork Fox 32 Float 29 130 CTD. 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (Compression) - Descend (Open) Settings / 15mm Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Custom Race Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Fifteen Series: IS42mm Top / IS52mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face 6° x 60-80mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Evolve 1/2 Rise Ø31.8mm x 750mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano SLX Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano SLX
    • Shifters Sram X7 Triggers 2x10spd
    • Front Derailleur Sram X7 S3 Direct Mount 2x10spd
    • Rear Derailleur Sram X9 Type 2 All Mountain 10spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Evolve 170-175mm Bash/36/22T 2x10spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Press Fit Team XC
    • Cassette Shimano HG50 11-36T 10spd
    • Chain Shimano HG54 10spd
    • Front Hub Shimano SLX / Centerlock / 32H / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Shimano SLX / Centerlock / 32H / 12 x 142mm Axle
    • Spokes DT Swiss Competition
    • Rims Wheeltech Helix TR27 Tubeless Compatible by SUNringlé
    • Tires Maxxis F: Ardent EXO Folding 29\" x 2.4\" R: Ikon EXO Folding 29\" x 2.35\"
    • Seatpost X Fusion HiLo Strate 30.9mm x 420mm
    • Saddle WTB Volt Race
    • Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork Fox 32 Float 29 130 FIT CTD. 130mm. FIT Damper / Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (Compression) - Descend (Open) Settings / 15mm Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Remote Custom Trail Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Remote Climb (X-Firm ProPedal) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Forty Series: IS42mm Top / IS52mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face Turbine 35mm 6° x 60-80mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Turbine 1/2 Rise Ø35mm x 760mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano XT I-Spec Shifter Mount
    • Shifters Shimano XT Rapid Fire I-Spec 2x10spd
    • Front Derailleur Sram X0 S3 Direct Mount 2x10spd
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow Plus Direct Mount 10spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Turbine Cinch 170-175mm Bash/36/22T 2x10spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Cinch 30mm BB92 Press Fit
    • Cassette Shimano HG81 11-36T 10spd
    • Chain Shimano HG95 10spd
    • Front Hub Shimano XT / Centerlock / 32H / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Shimano XT / Centerlock / 32H / 12 x 142mm Axle
    • Spokes DT Swiss Competition
    • Rims Stan\'s ZTR Flow Tubeless Ready
    • Tires Maxxis F: Ardent EXO Folding 29\" x 2.4\" R: Ikon EXO Folding 29\" x 2.35\"
    • Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 30.9mm x 355-420mm
    • Saddle WTB Silverado Race
    • Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork Fox 32 Float 29 130 FIT CTD Adjust Kashima. 130mm. Rebound / Climb (Lockout) - Trail (3 Position Compression) - Descend (Open) Settings / 15mm Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Remote Kashima Custom Trail Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Remote Climb (X-Firm ProPedal) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Forty Series: IS42mm Top / IS52mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face Turbine CNC 35mm 6° x 60-80mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Next Carbon 1/2 Rise Ø35mm x 760mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano XTR Ice-Tec Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano XTR Trail
    • Shifters Sram XX1 Trigger 1x11spd
    • Front Derailleur N/A
    • Rear Derailleur Sram XX1 Type 2 All Mountain 11spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Next SL 170-175mm 30T 11spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Cinch 30mm BB92 Pressfit
    • Cassette Sram XG-1199 10-42T 11spd
    • Chain Sram PC-XX1 11spd
    • Front Hub Stan\'s 3.30Ti Hub / 24H / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Stan\'s 3.30Ti Hub / 28H / Alloy XD Freehub / 12 x 142mm Axle
    • Spokes Sapim Laser
    • Rims Stan\'s Valor Carbon Tubeless Ready
    • Tires Maxxis EXO Maxx Speed Tubeless Ready F: Ardent 29\" x 2.4\" R: Ikon 29\" x 2.35\" 3C
    • Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 30.9mm x 355-420mm
    • Saddle WTB Silverado Carbon
    • Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Front Travel 140mm maximum front travel (fork not included)
    • Shock Fox Float CTD Remote Kashima Custom Trail Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / Remote Climb (X-Firm ProPedal) - Trail (ProPedal) - Descend (Open) Settings / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset IS42mm Top / 52mm Bottom (not included)
    • Front Derailleur E Type Low Direct Mount S3 + ISCG 05 (not included)
    • Bottom Bracket Press Fit BB92 (not included)
    • Seatpost 30.9mm (not incuded)
    • Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. ABC™ Pivots. Tapered Head Tube. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    • Sizes S - M - L - XL - XXL
    • Fork RockShox Pike RCT3 29. 140mm. Charger Damper / Rebound / Adjustable 3 Position Compression / 15mm Axle / Tapered Steerer
    • Shock RockShox Monarch RT3 Debonair Custom BC Valved. SmoothLink™ Design 130mm. Rebound / 3 Position Compression / Adjustable Suspension Rate
    • Headset Cane Creek Forty Series: IS42mm Top / IS52mm Bottom Tapered
    • Stem Race Face Turbine 35mm 6° x 50-70mm
    • Handlebar Race Face Next 1/2 Rise Ø35mm x 760mm x 9° Sweep
    • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    • Brakes Shimano XT Ice-Tec Hydraulic Disc 180mm
    • Brake Levers Shimano XT
    • Shifters Sram X01 Trigger 1x11spd
    • Front Derailleur N/A
    • Rear Derailleur Sram X01 Type 2 All Mountain 11spd
    • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Turbine Cinch 170-175mm 30T Direct Mount 1x11spd
    • Bottom Bracket Race Face Cinch 30mm BB92 Pressfit
    • Cassette Sram XG-1195 10-42T 11spd
    • Chain Sram PC-XX1 11spd
    • Front Hub Stan\'s 3.30 Disc / 15mm Axle
    • Rear Hub Stan\'s 3.30 Disc / 6 Pawl XD Freehub / 142 x 12mm Axle
    • Spokes DT Swiss Competition
    • Rims Stan\'s ZTR Flow EX Tubeless Ready
    • Tires Maxxis Minion DHR II Maxx Terra EXO Tubeless Ready 29\" x 2.3\"
    • Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 30.9mm x 355-420mm
    • Saddle WTB Silverado SLT Titanium

We make every effort to ensure accuracy, but reserve the right to update specifications & prices without notification

Geometry: Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

Riding Style

s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
s m l xl xxl
TTH Top Tube Length - HORZ 553 553mm 577 577mm 600 600mm 625 625mm 650 650mm
HTA Head Tube Angle 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg 67.7 - 69.3 67.7 - 69.3deg
HTL Head Tube length 100 100mm 110 110mm 120 120mm 130 130mm 145 145mm
STA Seat Tube Angle - Effective 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg 73.7 - 75.3 73.7 - 75.3deg
STL Seat Tube length 394 394mm 432 432mm 470 470mm 508 508mm 546 546mm
RC Rear Centre 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm 452 452mm
BBD Bottom bracket drop 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm 39.6 - 20.7 39.6 - 20.7mm
R Reach 378 - 395 378 - 395mm 400 - 417 400 - 417mm 420 - 437 420 - 437mm 442 - 459 442 - 459mm 464 - 480 464 - 480mm
S Stack 605 - 594 605 - 594mm 614 - 603 614 - 603mm 624 - 612 624 - 612mm 633 - 621 633 - 621mm 647 - 634 647 - 634mm
SH Standover Height 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm 736 736mm
WB Wheelbase 1110 1110mm 1134 1134mm 1158 1158mm 1183 1183mm 1210 1210mm
Model Geometry Chart
  • TTH: Top Tube Length - HORZ
  • TTL: Top Tube length - Actual
  • HTA: Head Tube Angle
  • HTL: Head Tube length
  • STA: Seat Tube Angle - Effective
  • STL: Seat Tube length
  • RC: Rear Centre
  • BBD: Bottom bracket drop
  • BBH: Bottom bracket height
  • R: Reach
  • S: Stack
  • SH: Standover Height
  • WB: Wheelbase
  • FC: Front-Centre
  • FO: Fork Offset

We make every effort to ensure accuracy, but reserve the right to update specifications & prices without notification

Technologies: Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

    • FORM™ alloy

      Frame Construction

      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.

    • ABC™ pivots

      Frame Construction

      ABC pivots are light and stiff. Unlike other bushings, our patented system controls the contact of the bushing surfaces, reducing stiction and binding. Their angled bushing surfaces increase their relative contact area, optimizing them for compact locations like chainstay pivots.

    • 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. Suspension and geometry setup are complex art forms with huge variations in rider style, preference, terrain, and ability. We do recommend the use of professional services, but we also believe that learning to dial in your own bike is the best way to fully understand its performance. Adjust your RIDE-9™ position for geometry before considering suspension e ects, 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.  RIDE-9™ Setup Guides   XC Element   Trail Instinct Pipeline Altitude

    • 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 centred 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.

    • RTC™ Design

      Geometry

      Every riding style demands a different set of design principles. Whether we’re creating an XC-race weapon or an all mountain adventure machine, Ride Tuned Concept (RTC™) ensures that key variables like wheel size, suspension travel, and geometry work together to optimize ride quality.

    • Smoothwall™ carbon

      Frame Construction

      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.

We make every effort to ensure accuracy, but reserve the right to update specifications & prices without notification