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The Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is arguably most capable yet playful bike you will swing your leg over. It's lightweight build give lightening fast accelleration and ultra quick maneuverability whilst painting a massive smile on your face.


This model is available in size medium to demo right now. Give our team a call to book your demo.


• The Thunderbolt strikes that perfect balance between quickness and surefootedness
• Full Carbon frame
• Smart spec leave nothing to be upgraded
• RIDE-9™ geometry adjustment tailors bike to suit the rider & terrain


We want you to get the maximum fun and performance from your bike purchase and we've put together a special package when buying any full suspension mountain bike including E-bikes.

Not only do you get our unrivalled customer service and your first free service after 6 weeks, we also offer the following.


  • A further free Standard Service (worth £80) after 6 months.

  • Free Shockwiz hire 

  • Free tubeless tyre set up

  • Free half day guided ride and bike set up session with our British Cycling guides in the Lake District. We'll take you for a spin round some classic trails and advise on bike and suspension set up along the way, ensuring your bike is performing at its absolute best for you from day 1



If your chosen colour or size is not showing as in stock we are able to make special orders. Please contact us in store to find out more.

Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt Carbon 50 2019

  • Earn 5% of your purchase as credit to spend on anything in store.

  • Frame FORM™ Alloy. Full Sealed Cartridge Bearings. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing. ISCG05 Tabs. RIDE-9™ Adjustable Geometry + Suspension Rate
    Chainstay FORM™ Alloy
    Seatstay FORM™ Alloy
    Fork Fox 36 Float EVOL Grip Performance 160mm
    Rear Shock Fox Float DPS EVOL Performance
    Front Brake Shimano SLX
    Rear Brake Shimano SLX
    Front Rotor Shimano RT64 180mm
    Rear Rotor Shimano RT64 180mm
    Speeds 1x12
    Rear Shifter Sram NX Eagle
    Rear Derailleur Sram GX Eagle
    Crankset Sram Stylo 6k Eagle 34T
    Chainguide Rocky Mountain Spirit Guide
    Bottom Bracket Sram BB92 DUB
    Cassette Sram PG-1230 11-50T
    Chain Sram NX Eagle
    Front Hub Shimano SLX Boost 15mm
    Rear Hub Shimano SLX Boost 148mm
    Spokes WTB 2.0-1.8
    Front Rim

    Sun Düroc 35

    Rear Rim

    Sun Düroc 35

    Front Rim Tape Tubeless Ready - Tape / Valves not Incl.
    Rear Rim Tape Tubeless Ready - Tape / Valves not Incl.
    Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF WT EXO Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5
    Rear Tire Maxxis Aggressor WT EXO Tubeless Ready 27.5 x 2.5
    Headset FSA Orbit NO.57E
    Stem Rocky Mountain 35 AM
    Handlebar Rocky Mountain AM 780mm
    Grips / Tape Rocky Mountain Lock On XC
    Seatpost Race Face Turbine R (by Fox) Dropper 30.9mm
    Saddle WTB Volt Race