The RIP 9 RDO is Niners trail bike flagship par excellence. The first generation of the RIP in aluminum was hailed by the top five journals from the US and has received awards such as "Best 29er of the Year". The version in Carbon was also very well received by the drivers and the media, so that the RIP 9 is already recognized as the benchmark of the all-mountain category not only 29er bikes.
Get ready for a full suspension frame which is compatible not only with tires 29 inches but also 27.5 inches Plus -. Now the current model for the season 2017 follows
The in-house CVA suspension technology enables very efficient suspension system that actively and smoothly in every situation over a spring travel of 150 mm. The perfect balance is achieved together with a fork from 120 to 170 mm (27.5 inch tires). The award-winning framework benefits greatly from the new design and manufacturing technologies that have been taken into account in all frame parts from the head tube to dropout.
With every detail, Niner asked if they can make it even better. Integrated cable routing for circuit and retractable seat post, ISCG 05 mount part of the appearance to frame guards and skid plate made of titanium plates under the bottom bracket.
Recommended are 1-fold cranksets such as SRAM or Eagle Shimano XT 1x11, but of course the RIP 9 is also compatible with frame Shimano's Di2 electronic circuit, even in a battery compartment in the frame is intended.
Frame sizes: S, M, L, XL
Head tube: 1 1/8 - 1.5 inches (IS44 / 28.6 | IS56 / 40)
Seat tube (inner diameter): 30,9 mm
Seat tube (outer diameter): 34,9 mm
Inner bearing width: 73 mm BSA
Chain guide mount: ISCG 05
Disc brake mounts: PM 6 "
optimum travel fork: 120 - 170 mm
suitable Wheel Size: 27,5+ "or 29"
maximum tire width: 3.0 "(depending on the manufacturer even smaller)
Travel: 150 mm
Rear axle: 148x12 mm BOOST floating axle
Colors: Orange | satin carbon / green
Delivery: Frame including Fox Float X Factory Kashima damper, seat clamp and wheel spindle..
Note: Similar to picture. Frame as described delivered with Fox Float X Factory damper.