The reputation of the RIP 9 is inviolable, in the six years since its introduction defined this wheel the concept of a new trail robber. The first generation of the RIP was hailed by the five largest journals from the United States and has received awards as "Best 29ER of the year". The new, revised version is also very well received by the drivers and the media, so that the RIP 9 is already viewed as a reference to the all-mountain category not only 29ER bikes, but also with 26-inch bikes.
The house CVA suspension technology allows a very efficient suspension that actively and smoothly in every situation over a spring travel of 125 mm. The perfect balance is achieved, together with a 120 to 140 mm fork. The award-winning framework benefits greatly from the new design and manufacturing technologies, which have been taken into account in all frame parts from the head tube to dropout. Each detail is Niner asked if they can make it even better. From butted steerer tapered steerer on the Air FORMED-frame tubes through forged to 10 parts every detail has been considered and developed by FEM, numerous mechanical load tests and wager on the trails to the optimum.
The preparation of the frame tubes with pressurized air in a heated mold, providing greater control over thickness and uniformity of the material, resulting in the use of less aluminum with it. As a result Niner received a stiffer frame structure without adding weight. A ride on a RIP 9 Aluminium Passion arises, is known for mountain biking.
Frame sizes: S, M, L, XL
Headtube: 1 1/8 - 1.5 "(ZS44 / 28.6 | ZS56 / 40)
Seat tube (inside diameter): 30.9 mm
Seat tube (outer diameter): 34.9 mm
Bottom bracket width: 73 mm BSA Up
Chain guide mount: ISCG 05
Disc brake mount: Post Mount, max 185 mm
Front derailleur: S3 low direct mount, top pull
optimum travel suspension fork: 120 and 140 mm
suitable wheel size: 29 "
maximum tire width: 2.4 "(depending on the manufacturer also small)
Damper length: 200 mm
Damper stroke: 51 mm travel
Rear: 125 mm maximum
Chainring size: Shimano XT 40 Z., XTR 38 Z., SRAM 39 Z.
Rear axle: 142x12 mm thru axle
Colors: Blue | Bluer (blue)
Weight: 3175g (Size M)
Delivery: Frame including Rock Shox Monarch RT HV damper, saddle clamp and wheel spindle..