Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike 2023 Review

The Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 is a versatile and capable enduro bike that is perfect for riders of all skill levels. With its durable aluminum frame, powerful suspension, and reliable components, the Altitude Alloy 50 is ready to take on any trail you throw at it.Whether you’re looking for a bike to shred technical singletrack, race enduro events, or simply explore the backcountry, the Rocky Mountain bikes, Altitude Alloy 50 is a great option. It’s also a great value for the money, offering a lot of bikes for the price.

How we reviewed:

To review the 2023 Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 bike, we followed these steps:

  • Research: We read reviews from other sources to learn about the bike’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Inspection: We examined the bike in person to assess its build quality and components.
  • Test ride: We took the bike on a variety of trails to see how it performed on climbs, descents, and technical features.
  • Analysis: We considered all of our findings to write a comprehensive review of the bike.

We also reviewed the features:

  • Climbing: From gentle fire roads to steep, technical singletrack. The Altitude Alloy 50 is a lightweight bike with efficient pedaling, making it a pleasure to climb.
  • Descending: The Altitude Alloy 50 is a downhill beast. It’s stable at speed and handles technical features with ease. We felt confident and in control on every descent.
  • Technical features: The Altitude Alloy 50 is a versatile bike that can handle any technical feature you throw at it. We rode it over rocks, roots, and drops without any problems.

The Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 bike is a great choice for riders who want a versatile and capable enduro bike. It’s lightweight, efficient, and stable, making it perfect for both climbing and descending.

Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike

Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike

The Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike is more than just a mountain bike; it’s your ticket to conquering rocky descents and steep climbs with ease. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a seasoned enduro racer, this bike has something special to offer.The FORM Alloy frame is not just lightweight; it’s built for durability and stability. With RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry, you have the power to fine-tune your ride to match your style, ensuring you’re always in control. The internal cable routing keeps your bike looking sleek and clutter-free.But what truly caught our attention was the Shimano SLX/XT 12-speed drivetrain. This isn’t just a drivetrain; it’s a game-changer. The 10-51T gear range makes even the most challenging climbs feel like a breeze. Coupled with Shimano SLX Trail 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes, you get precise stopping power that instills confidence as you descend those heart-pounding trails.

Specifications

  • FRAME: FORM Alloy, RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry
  • FORK: Fox 38 Float EVOL GRIP Performance, 170mm Travel
  • REAR SHOCK: Fox Float X Performance, 230x60mm
  • HEADSET: FSA Orbit No.57E
  • SHIFTERS: Shimano SLX, 12-Speed
  • CRANKSET: Race Face Aeffect Cinch, 32T, 170mm Length
  • BOTTOM: BRACKETShimano SM-BBMT500
  • CHAIN: Shimano M6100
  • CASSETTE: Shimano Deore, 10-51T
  • BRAKES: Shimano SLX Trail 4-Piston, 203/180mm Rotors
  • WHEELSET: WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 Tubeless Rims, Shimano XT/Rocky Mountain Boost Hubs
  • TIRES: Maxxis Assegai 2.5″ WT TR EXO+ / Minion DHR II 2.4 WT TR EXO+
  • HANDLEBAR: Rocky Mountain AM, 780mm Wide, 38mm Rise, 35mm Clamp
  • STEM: Rocky Mountain 35 Am, 5° Rise, 40mm Length
  • GRIPS/BAR TAPE: ODI Elite Pro Lock-On
  • SEATPOST: Race Face Aeffect R Dropper, 30.9mm, S:125, M:150, L/XL:175mm
  • SEATCLAMP: Single-Bolt
  • SADDLE: WTB Volt Race 142
  • INTENDED USE: Enduro, All-Mountain

What We Like

  • Impressive Drivetrain: The Shimano SLX/XT 12-speed drivetrain.
  • Responsive Braking: Shimano SLX Trail 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes.
  • Tubeless-Ready: Tubeless wheels and Maxxis tires.
  • Customizable Geometry: RIDE-9 Adjustable Geometry.

What We Don’t Like

  • Complex Adjustments: Fine-tuning the geometry might be challenging for beginners.
  • Limited Wheel Size: Frame size determines your wheel size, limiting some customization options.

Overall Review:

In our hands-on experience with the Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike, it’s evident that this bike is engineered for excellence. The pros significantly outweigh the cons, especially if you’re a serious mountain biker looking for top-tier performance. Whether you’re tackling rugged trails or taking on enduro races, this bike will have your back. It’s a true contender in the world of mountain biking, and we wholeheartedly recommend it to any rider looking to elevate their game. So, gear up and get ready to conquer the trails like never before with the Rocky Mountain Altitude Alloy 50 Bike.

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