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SHREDS HARDER THAN A TRIPLE IPA GROWLER FILL
DESIGNED FOR: Trail
WHEEL SIZE: 29"
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.
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."
"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 XCM34 DS 130mm
Front Travel: 130mm
Headset: Rocky Mountain | Loose Ball Bearings | 1.5" Crown Race
Stem: Rocky Mountain XC
Handlebar: Rocky Mountain AM | 780mm 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 10spd
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore 10spd
Cranks & Chainring: Rocky Mountain Microdrive 28T
Bottom Bracket: Sealed Cartridge Bearing
Cassette: Sunrace CSMS2 11-46T
Chain: KMC X10-1
Front Hub: Shimano MT400 | 15mm Boost
Rear Hub: Shimano MT400 Boost 148mm
Spokes: 2.0 Stainless
Rims: Rocky Mountain TR30 Tubeless | 32H | Tubeless Compatible - Tape and Valves Not Incl
Tires: F - Kenda Amrak 29 x 2.6 | R - Kenda Amrak 29 x 2.6
Seatpost: Rocky Mountain Toonie Drop Composite 30.9mm | SM = 125mm | MD - LG = 150mm | XL = 170mm
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.