That’s Shocking


(left to right) The Rocky Mountain Instinct ($2,800+) is a versatile trail bike available in carbon and alloy models; Face Æffect Cinch 30T-steel cranks and chains for quick shifting; 29-inch wheels allow for better contact and stability, while mid-travel front suspension grants a playful feel; long-stroke shock provides 140mm of rear travel suspension, and RIDE-9 adjustment lets riders fine-tune geometry and suspension to tailor bike to the terrain with Allen keys. Nine configurations available.  Find it at Piney Mountain Bike Lounge, 20 Piney Mountain Rd, Greenville. (864) 603-2453, pineymtb.com.