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FRONT TRAVEL: 130, 140, & 150 mm

Hard trails on hardtail ain’t dead.

Meet the new standard in burly hardtail elegance.

Exciting hardtail zest infused with big-bike aftertaste.

What sets the Growler apart?

Holds the line

Hardtail isn’t dead—so we went all out in making the Growler as capable, aggressive, and as fast as possible on rowdy, rad trails. Charge hard—the Growler’s with ya.

Stubborn levels of traction

Sure, the Grower rips trails fast. But for technical climbs and loose trail, we opted for big rubber and “dig-the-hell-in” geometry to ensure ridiculous levels of traction and competence over the loose and uneven stuff. So good, it’s stubborn.

Monstrously fun

We purpose-built the Growler around 29 x 2.6 tires. The result is a fast-rolling, hugely competent, and impossibly fun hardtail machine. Fully internal cables and a boost rear hub really tie the room together on any trail, too.

"This Growler goes out to all you hardcore hardtail riders."

"The slack headtube angle, and aggressive geometry will have you making line choices as if you we were on a full-suspension. Affordable build options and precise handling make this an excellent choice for someone looking to diversify their quiver, or buy their first mountain bike."

-----Erik Lawrenuk

Media reviews

"The way back down. That's where the Growler is leaps ahead of the other hardtails we had for the Value Field Test. Actually, it’s ahead of some of the full-suspension bikes as well. "


"We really loved that Rocky designed the Growler to provide an enduro-inspired downhill experience packed into a hardtail. Riders looking for this will appreciate a mountain bike with a reasonable price tag that is packed with modern conveniences and components."


The Growler proves that the secret order of hardtail trail shredders is alive and thriving. Sure, it’s got that classic hardtail profile. But 21st century touches across the platform reveal a future proofed, instant classic. 29x2.6 tires for ridiculous grip. An aggressive ride character for surprising levels of confidence while descending or ripping tough trails. A refreshingly simple (and tough) package for rowdy days at the trails. More satisfying than a tropical IPA growler fill on a hot day—and way, way faster. Cheers, eh.


Frame: Rocky Mountain 6061 Alloy. Threaded BB. Boost 148mm. Tapered Zerostack Headtube. Dropper Post Compatible. Rear Triangle

Fork: Suntour Raidon 34 LOR Air Boost 140mm

Front Travel: 140mm

Headset: Rocky Mountain | Loose Ball Bearings | 1.5" Crown Race

Stem: Rocky Mountain XC

Handlebar: Rocky Mountain AM | 800mm Width | 25mm Rise | 9° Backsweep | 5° Upsweep | 31.8 Clamp

Grips: Rocky Mountain Lock On Light

Brakes: Shimano MT4100 2 Piston | Resin Pads

Shifters: Shimano Deore 12spd

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore 12spd

Cranks & Chainring: Shimano Deore 12spd 30T

Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB52

Cassette: Shimano Deore 10-51T 12spd

Chain: Shimano M6100

Front Hub: Shimano MT410 | 15mm Boost

Rear Hub: Shimano MT410 Boost 148mm

Spokes: 2.0 Stainless

Rims: WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 Tubeless | 32H | Tubeless Ready - Tape and Valves Incl

Tires: F - WTB Vigilante TCS Light High Grip Tri-Tec 29 x 2.6 | R - WTB Trail Boss G2 TCS Light Fast Rolling Tri-Tec 29 x 2.6

Seatpost: Rocky Mountain Toonie Drop Alloy | 30.9mm

Saddle: Rocky Mountain 148 Steel

Weight: This information isn't available yet. We will update the weight of this model as soon as possible.

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

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