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Niner AIR 9 Carbon 3-Star XT Bike

ITEM NUMBER: 018 NINC34
PRICE POINT:
$3,314.98
MSRP:
$3,899.00
 
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For every model, whether it's their lightest cross country hardtail or the burliest full suspension bike, Niner consideres how each angle or length will interact with big wheels to affect the finished build.

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Niner AIR 9 Carbon 3-Star XT Bike

The Air 9 Carbon is now a dedicated geared racing bike with trickle-down RDO features throughout, including reduced diameters and trimmed tube profiles, smaller junctions, molded carbon headset races and a carbon BB shell. Additionally, the rear brake mount is now tucked inside the curving stays to distribute twisting forces evenly, permitting smaller caliper mounts

  • Compatible with 80-100mm forks
  • Niner’s proven hardtain geometry
  • Low profile disc brake post mount
  • 135mm x QR spacing
  • PF30 bottom bracket

FREE $200 value Pro Build Service

Every Niner Complete bike sold by Price Point includes professional assembly by our trained mechanics prior to shipment. With Price Point ProBuild, you'll receive the most thorough, highest-level service available. We will inspect your new frame, install, and tune all components, then partially disassemble it so that it is ready to ship directly to you. Upon arrival, you'll only need to unpack it and perform some basic re-assembly tasks in order to get your new Niner ready to ride.

Pro Build 30 Point Check List

  1. Inspect frame for any blemishes/defects, check frame alignment
  2. Frame prep: headtube and bottom bracket shell, face/clean surfaces as needed
  3. Install headset: apply light grease to frame and press cups
  4. Install bottom bracket: apply assembly compounds as spec'd (grease or carbon assembly compound)
  5. Install front derailleur: align with manufacturer's specs and torque to spec (direct mount Loctite mounting screws)
  6. Install cranks: grease spindle/bearing contact areas, torque crank bolts & spider bolts to manufacturer's specifications
  7. Check rear derailleur hanger alignment
  8. Install rear derailleur: grease threads and torque to spec
  9. Install fork: Press headset race, lightly grease all bearing contact points for headset
  10. Install stem: torque to spec
  11. Cut steer tube to proper length and install headset tensioner
  12. Install handlebar: torque to spec
  13. Install shifters
  14. Install brake levers
  15. Measure and cut shifter housing
  16. Attach derailleur cables
  17. Measure and cut brake housing
  18. Bleed brakes/attach brake cables
  19. True wheels and check spoke tension
  20. Install cassette, brake rotors and tires
  21. Align brakes: torque bolts to spec
  22. Install chain: check crossover gear and cut to length
  23. Tune rear derailleur: set limits and stretch cable
  24. Tune front derailleur: set limits and stretch cable
  25. Check torque values for all bolts
  26. Install grips/tape
  27. Install saddle
  28. Partially disassemble bike for shipping, remove front wheel, remove stem, remove seat/post and deflate tires
  29. Cover all critical areas with protective material
  30. Box bike for shipping

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Model

Niner AIR 9 Carbon 3 Star XT

Fork

Rock Shox SID XX Solo Air 100mm, 15mm, Tamale Red

Headset

Yes

Brakes

Shimano XT M785 Ice Tech w/ 180/160mm Rotors

Wheels

Stan's Notubes 3.30/ZTR Arch EX, 15mm Fnt, 135mm QR Rear

Tires

Schwalbe Racing Ralph EVO TL 2.25 Rear/Rapid Rob EVO TL 2.40 Front

Handlebar

Niner Flat Top Carbon 710mm, Red Graphic

Stem

Niner Alloy Red Graphic

Seat Post

Niner Carbon Red Graphic

Grips

N/A

Saddle

WTB Volt Race

Shifters

Shimano XT M780 I-Spec 10SP

Front Derailleur

Shimano XT M786 10SP

Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT M786 GS Shadow+ 10SP

Chain

Shimano XT HG-95 10SP

Cassette

Shimano XT M771 11-36 10SP

Crankset

Shimano XT M785 38/26t 175MM

Bottom Bracket Design

Shimano XT BB-70

GEOMETRY

Geometry

Size

47cm

50cm

53cm

56cm

59cm

62cm

A

Top Tube Length (mm)

510

525

545

565

585

605

B

Seat Tube (mm)

470

500

530

560

590

620

C

Chainstay (mm)

435

435

435

435

435

435

D

Front Center (mm)

583

589

600

611

626

635

E

Wheelbase (mm)

1008

1015

1025

1038

1053

1062

F

BB Drop (mm)

70

70

70

65

65

65

G

Head Tube Length

105

125

145

165

185

205

H

Head Tube Angle

70

70.5

71

71.5

72

72.5

I

Seat Tube Angle

74.5

74

73.5

73

73

72.5

J

Standover (mm)

740

764

788

815

842

867

K

Reach (mm)

363

367

375

385

398

406

L

Stack (mm)

532

553

574

589

610

631

Geometry based on 100mm fork

Rider Height Bike Fit Chart

Height

Frame Size

5'0" - 5'5"

X-Small

5'3" - 5'9"

Small

5'8" - 6'

Medium

5'11" - 6'3"

Large

6'3" - 6'7"

X-Large

Please Note: These are only recommendations. Fit is also affected by inseam, torso length, reach, component selection and riding style.

Compatibility

73mm PF30 BB width

PF30 BB adaptable to threaded via adapters

31.6mm seat post size, 400mm length recommended

34.9mm front derailleur, high mount, top pull

34.9mm seat collar size

1.125"-1.5" tapered head tube with integrated (Campy style) headset (headset included) Cane Creek standard description: IS42/28.6|IS52/40

Small frame has one bottle mount inside the front triangle. Medium, large and XL have two bottle mounts inside the front triangle

Replaceable derailleur hanger

Not compatible with aftermarket EBB systems

Titanium chain drop and chain suck protection pieces

Protective 3M tape under DT

Integrated aluminum head badge for internal, full-housing cable routing

135mm QR rear spacing

Can fit up to a 2.4" tire (tire size varies by brand, some tires may not fit)

Compatible with standard 3x chainring systems

SRAM recommended 2x chainrings: 26/39T or lower

SRAM XX1 recommended max chainring: 34T Q-Factor: 168mm

Shimano XT recommended 2x chainrings: 28/40T or lower

SHIMANO XTR 2x is not recommended. Both versions (40t/48.8mm chain line and 38t/46.6 chain line) position the large chainring in a way that it may contact the frame.

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