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Niner RIP 9 4-Star X01 Bike

ITEM NUMBER: 018 NINRB4
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$4,079.98
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$4,799.00
 
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NINER TECHNOLOGY

Because the lower swingarm linkage is located underneath the bottom bracket, chain torque in any chainring effectively neutralizes the unwanted forces that degrade power transfer to the rear wheel.

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Niner believes that your alloy bike should incorporate all of the same high end features and technologies as any top of the line carbon bike. Niner uses the most current alloy shaping technology.

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The basic concept of the larger diameter is simple: it will keep your wheels on top of oncoming obstacles. Rather than riding IN the terrain, you'll be riding ABOVE it, gaining more control and stability on even the roughest trails.

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Niner RIP 9 4-Star X01 Bike

The reputation of the R.I.P. 9 is unassailable – in the six years since its introduction it has helped define the new-school genre of trail ripper both with riders and the cycling press. So how can it be improved? Keep the attitude, boost performance, shed unwanted weight and build on the legend. The changes to this new beast can’t really be called “evolutionary,” because the word implies a slow process of incremental gains and small strides. That just doesn’t describe the changes to the new R.I.P. 9 – there’s nothing incremental about a kick in the pants.

The Niner that is at home on just about any trail or any terrain – The R.I.P. 9 incorporates global rider feedback as well as Niner’s rigorous progression of alloy design, engineering and testing standards. The R.I.P. 9 has over 30 glowing media reviews for ride quality and handling - the new R.I.P. 9 takes these characteristics and ups the ante with air formed aluminum alloy tubes that redefine performance, a lower weight, ISCG compatibility and additional travel.

  • 125mm of CVA suspension
  • Compatible with 120–140mm forks
  • ISCG 05 tabs
  • Forged suspension linkage
  • 142mm X 12mm rear spacing

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

RIP 9 4-Star X01

Fork

FOX 34 TALAS CTD, 110/140MM, QR15 Tapered Black

Headset

ZS44 top ZS56 bottom

Brakes

SRAM Elixir 9 Trail, 180/160mm G2 Rotors

Wheels

Stan's Notubes 3.30/ZTR Flow EX , 15mm Fnt, 12x142mm R

Tires

Schwalbe Nobby Nic Snakeskin TL 2.35

Handlebar

Niner Flat Top 780mm Red Graphic

Stem

Niner Alloy, Red Graphic

Seat Post

Niner Carbon, Red Graphic

Grips

Niner

Saddle

WTB Volt Race

Shifters

SRAM X01 11spd

Front Derailleur

N/A

Rear Derailleur

SRAM X01 11spd

Chain

SRAM PC1170 11spd

Cassette

SRAM XG- 1195 11spd 10-42t

Crankset

SRAM X01 32t

Bottom Bracket Design

SRAM PF30

GEOMETRY

Geometry

Size

Small

Medium

Large

X-Large

A

Top Tube Length (mm)

591

607

626

645

B

Seat Tube (mm)

406

458

508

559

C

Chain Stay (mm)

455

455

455

455

D

Front Center (mm)

666

683

703

723

E

Wheelbase (mm)

1121

1137

1157

1177

F

Bottom Bracket Drop (mm)

22

22

22

22

G

Head Tube Length (mm)

105

120

130

145

H

Head Tube Angle

69.5

69.5

69.5

69.5

I

Seat Tube Angle

72.5

72.5

72.5

72.5

J

Standover (mm)

712

752

788

819

K

Reach (mm)

398

408

425

439

L

Stack (mm)

615

629

638

653

Geometry based on 140mm fork

Rider Height Bike Fit Chart

Height

Frame Size

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 English threaded BB width

ISCG 05 mounting tabs

Shock size: 7.875" (200mm) x 2.0" (51mm) - 4.9" (125mm) travel

Shock mounting hardware width and drilling: 22mm x M8

Shock SAG: 25% (which will move the o-ring 12.5mm down the shaft)

30.9mm seatpost, 370mm length recommended

34.9mm seat collar

S3 (low) direct mount front derailleur, top pull

1.125"-1.5" tapered head tube with "inset or zero stack" style headset, 44mm upper, 56mm lower, Cane Creek standard description: ZS44/28.6|ZS56/40

Enduro Max sealed bearings - (8x) 26x17x5mm

142 x 12mm rear spacing

Small size frame has one bottle mount. Med, Lg, and XL have one inner triangle bottle mount and one under the DT bottle mount

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 chainring systems

SRAM XX1 recommended max chainring: 36T Q-Factor: 168mm

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

Shimano XTR recommended 2x chainrings: 26/38T. The use of 40T (48.8mm chain line) cranks are not recommended due to chainring contact with the frame

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