Rocky Mountain - Thunderbolt C30


Rocky Mountain - Thunderbolt C30

3,299.99 3,499.99

Frame SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. 2-Bolt ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate / SMOOTHWALL™ rear triangle

  • Sizes XS - S - M - L - XL

  • Fork RockShox Recon Gold Air 130mm

  • Front Travel 130 mm

  • Shock RockShox Deluxe RT

  • Rear Travel 130 mm

  • Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E

  • Stem Rocky Mountain AM

  • Handlebar Rocky Mountain AM 760mm

  • Grips Rocky Mountain Lock On Light

  • Brakes Sram Level

  • Shifters Sram NX

  • Rear Derailleur Sram NX

  • Cranks & Chainrings Race Face Aeffect Cinch 32T Steel

    1. Bottom Bracket Race Face BB92

    2. Cassette Sram PG-1130 11-42T

    3. Chain Sram PC-1110

    4. Front Hub Rocky Mountain Sealed Boost 15mm

    5. Rear Hub Sram MTH 746 Boost 148mm

    6. Spokes WTB 2.0

    7. Rims Sun Helix TR25 SL Tubeless Compatible - Tape / Valves / Sealant Not Incl

    8. Tires Maxxis Minion DHR II Folding 27.5 x 2.3 / Maxxis Crossmark II 27.5 x 2.25

    9. Seatpost Rocky Mountain SL 30.9mm

    10. Saddle WTB Volt Race

    11. Weight 12.45 Kg / 27.4 Lbs (Size L)

Technologies: Thunderbolt Carbon 30

  • 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. 

    1. 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.

    2. 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

    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.

    1. 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.

    2. BC2™ pivots

      Frame Construction

      Lighter and stiffer than conventional bearing pivots, BC2™ pivots are the next generation of our ABC system. Unlike other bushings, our patented system controls the contact of the bushing surfaces, reducing stiction and binding. BC2™ pivots feature grease ports for effortless maintenance.

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