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WILDCAT V1 Aluminum

(Some components in these photos may differ from the spec sheets. Please refer to the spec sheets below for accuracy)

Wildcat. It’s the name of our street (for real), and we always wanted to name a bike for it, but it never made sense until this 27.5+ beast was born. Like its namesake, the Wildcat is most comfortable scrambling up and down janky terrain deep in the woods, and it’s got big paws that deliver impossible grip. 

That’s the poetry. For the math and science, we went back to school on this one and made some adjustments that turned this bike into the sure-footed cat that it is. The Wildcat now mates 140mm of rear travel with 150mm up front, thanks to a longer-stroke shock. This small but significant change adds up to better balance all around, in all situations, by raising the BB 10mm, and tweaking generous wheelbase numbers and slack geometry figures. Early reviews were positive, but gave us the feedback we needed to make it a better climber and more nimble descender, in both 27.5+ and 29 configurations.


The Wildcat never had a coming-out party, because it’s been sneaking out from under cover waiting to pounce. This cat is loose now, and it’s making tracks – even snagging Enduro podiums under our supported racer in the Eastern States Cup series. 

You’ve got lives to spare aboard this rig, so get Wild.

  • Frame: 27.5+ AL7005

  • Fork: Pike RC 29/27+ 150mm Boost

  • Shock: Monarch RT Debonair 140mm

  • Headset: Cane Creek ZS-44

  • Handle Bar: Race Face Turbine 35 Cinch 760mm Black

  • Stem: Race Face Turbine 35 Basic 50mm

  • Grips: Ergon GE10 Grips

  • Front Wheel: Sun Ringle Duroc 27.5x50mm Front 15x110mm Boost

  • Rear Wheel: Sun Ringle Duroc 27.5x50mm Rear 12x148mm Boost

  • Crank: Race Face 175mm Cinch DM

  • Chain Ring: Race Face 30T NW Ring

  • BB: Race Face 73mm BSA

  • Chain: KMC X11SL

  • Cassette: Shimano XT 11/46T 11spd

  • Rear Shifter: Shimano XT 11spd

  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT Clutch 11spd

  • Brakes: Shimano XT

  • Rotors: Shimano SLX 180mm

  • Saddle: WTB Volt Comp

  • Seat Post: Race Face Turbine / KS DX-Intergra Dropper S/M 125mm – L/XL 150mm

  • Rear Axle: SRAM Maxle Lite 12x148mm

  • Tires: Schwalbe Nobby Nic 27.5 x 3.0 Addix Performance


Frame Weight (M): 8 Lbs


Sizes: Sm, Med, Lrg & Xlrg


Finish: Green or Raw w/Clear Coat


Complete: $3499.00 CAD / $2999.00 USD
Complete w/Dropper : $3749.00 CAD / $3199.00 USD
Frame Only: $1799.00 CAD / $1499.00 USD


Included with the Frame Only option:

  • Monarch RT Shock

  • Cane Creek ZS-44 Headset for tapered steer tube – NOT INCLUDED when Frame is on Clearance

  • SRAM Rear Maxle Lite 12x148mm

  • Seat post clamp

Prices and Specs are subject to change without notice.

Note: We are unable to accommodate any single component substitution from one build to another, BUT we can accommodate the substitution of an entire build. Pricing will be dependent on the build and/or frame material at RSD’s sole discretion. All prices listed are Minimum Suggested Retail.

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