2 years in development, Niner's highly anticipated and requested carbon trail bike finally makes an appearance. The RIP 9 RDO incorporates global rider feedback as well as Niner's rigorous carbon design, engineering and testing standards. Our alloy RIP 9 has over 30 glowing media reviews for ride quality and handling - the RIP 9 RDO takes these characteristics and ups the ante with carbon frame, linkages, ISCG compatibility and additional travel.
Prototype Test Riding at Teton Pass
Niner designed custom carbon links with sealed Enduro brand Black Oxide bearings. Uses cassette lockring tool for installation and adjustment.
Custom painted 130mm Rock Shox Revelation RCT3
Removable ISCG 05 tabs and offset linkage design for chainguide compatibility.
Integrated, replaceable skid plate.
142 x 12mm Rear Spacing with Included Maxle. While it shares DNA with Niner's other carbon bikes, the RIP 9 RDO is something entirely new. To celebrate, They've added a new Niner color, the first production run is available in Rally Blue.
Rally Blue R.I.P. 9 RDO frames and complete bikes will be shipping in March - before the high mountain trails melt out. Complete bikes will be offered with Limited Edition top-end build kits (kit details will be announced closer to March. Pre-orders for frame only can be upgraded to complete bikes with no penalty).
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