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Niner RIP 9 RDO 3-Star GX Eagle Bike 2019
Niner RIP 9 RDO 3-Star GX Eagle Bike
 
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Product Code: NINER2019-RIP9-RDO-3-STAR

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Niner RIP 9 RDO 3-Star GX Eagle Bike: For more than a decade, the RIP 9 RDO trail bike has ruled our off-road lineup. For 2019, this flagship bike evolves again. Our do-it-all trail bike hits the sweet spot with 140mm of consistent, controlled CVA suspension, progressive and adjustable geometry, and increased frame stiffness. Plus itís got more standover for 170mm dropper posts, longer reach, and a shorter head tube. More versatile and capable than ever before, reach for your RIP to tackle any trail.

The new RIP 9 RDO sports 140mm of CVA suspension on a light, stiff, strong RDO carbon frame. With a 150mm travel FOX 36 fork up front, a 66-degree head tube angle, and a 75.8-degree seat tube angle, weíre hitting the sweet spot of efficiency and capability. We also built in more standover clearance and a shorter seat tube to accommodate 170mm dropper posts.

By adding new Rib Cage struts across the front triangle, flattening the top and down tubes, widening the main rocker link pivot, and beefing up the rear triangle, the entire bike is stiffer from front to back. The struts reduce bottom bracket deflection while keeping the upper portion of the front triangle supple and compliant. And the wide, flat surfaces found on Ninerís top and downtube help to absorb frontal impacts and vibrations while resisting deflection (twisting) under torsional load.

The longest, lowest, and slackest Niner ever made

Thanks to the flip chip, two different geometries mean two bikes in one. The high mode geo is perfect for everyday trail riding. This bike launches uphill and over technical terrain, thanks to CVA suspension and the steep seat tube angle. When youíre all out of breath, turn around and point it down. Drop in with confidence thanks to the long reach, low BB, and slack, 66-degree head tube angle.

The RIPís low mode brings out its rock star, party down personality. By slacking out the head angle a full degree to 65, and lowering the bottom bracket 7mm, the RIP transforms into a whole new bike thatís perfect for chairlift days, shuttle sessions and backcountry excursions with long, rowdy descents.

140mm of stable yet supple CVA suspension, with 150mm fork travel.
Available in dedicated 29er and 27.5er versions. (We know. WTF?)
Longer, lower, and slacker than any Niner ever made.
Flip chip geometry adjustment for even MORE cowbell.
Wider and stiffer Rib Cage main triangle, for precise handling.
Durable, long-lasting Enduro Max ďBlack OxideĒ pivot bearings.
Clearance for 2.6-inch tires, plus whatever mud they wanna drag along with Ďem.
Refined suspension curve for sensitive early stroke and supportive mid-stroke.
End-to-end, Full Sleeve internal cable guides and factory-installed frame protection.


Specs & Information
  • Frame NINER RDO CARBON FIBER, 140MM TRAVEL, GEO FLIP CHIP, RIB CAGE CONSTRUCTION, FULL SLEEVE CABLE ROUTING, ENDURO MAX BLACK OXIDE PIVOT BEARINGS
  • Fork FOX 36 FLOAT FACTORY FIT4 EVOL, 3 POSITION W/ ADJ, KASHIMA COAT, 150MM, 110X15MM, 44MM OFFSET
  • Shock FOX FLOAT DPX2 FACTORY EVOL 3 POSITION W/ ADJUST, KASHIMA COAT
  • Tubes / Sealant STANS NO TUBES SEALANT (2 X 2oz BOTTLES)
  • Front wheel STANS NOTUBES FLOW S1, NEO HUB 110X15MM FRONT
  • Rear wheel STANS NOTUBES FLOW S1, NEO HUB 148X12MM REAR
  • Front Tire MAXXIS MINION DHF 3C/EXO/TR 2.5 WT FRONT
  • Rear tire MAXXIS AGGRESSOR 2C/EXO/TR 2.5 WT REAR
  • Brakes SRAM GUIDE R
  • Brake levers SRAM GUIDE R
  • Brake rotors 180/180MM SRAM G2CS ROTORS
  • Chain SRAM GX EAGLE 12SP
  • Front shifter N/A
  • Rear shifter SRAM GX EAGLE 12SP
  • Front derailleur N/A
  • Rear derailleur SRAM EAGLE XG 1275, 10-50T
  • Cassette SRAM GX EAGLE 12SP
  • Crankset SRAM DESCENDANT 7K EAGLE DUB 32T
  • Bottom bracket SRAM DUB BSA THREADED
  • Saddle NINER CUSTOM TR WITH CR-MO RAILS, PRINTED NINER GRAPHIC
  • Seatpost SDG TELLIS (S-125MM, M-150MM, L/XL-170MM)
  • Handlebar RACE FACE AEFFECT R 780MM WIDE, 20MM RISE, 35MM CLAMP
  • Stem RACE FACE AEFFECT R 40MM, 35MM CLAMP
  • Headset NINER INTERNAL ZS SHIS DESCRIPTION ZS44/28.6|ZS56/40
  • Grips NINER GRRRIPS L/O NYLON FLANGED

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