Shop the best selection of bikes and frames at, where youll find premium outdoor gear and clothing and experts to guide you through selection. The one 9 is specifically designed for singlespeed use and the rdo race day only offers a little more flex and give in the frame, intentionally softer than the standard carbon air 9 in order to appeal for marathon use. The new version of the air 9 features a 12 x 142 rear drop out spacing with maxle to maximize rear triangle stiffness, and allow easier maintenance. A wide variety of rdo options are available to you. If you picked sacagewea and the niner jet 9 rdo, congratulations. Soon after it was born, the xcoriented jet 9 rdo was kidnapped and raised in the wilderness by trail riders. Niner has redesigned both the jet 9 rdo and rip 9 rdo for 2016. Out of the box, the attention to detail is evident. Niner bikes is also focused on making the best possible products. Mar 01, 2012 niner jet9 rdo actual weights the jet9 rdo bikes we weighed at albs 7oz with fox rp23 kashima shock and niner seat collar.
Niner releases new air 9 rdo, air 9 carbon and air 9 al. An extension of our formfollowsfunction philosophy, no curve is out of place on the newest niner. Niner mountain bike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon gloss blue 2019 the latest evolution of the air 9. Niner mountainbike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon 2017, 1. The niner air 9 is on its way back home now and the grannygear garage is a bit poorer for it, well actually, the jeffj garage is the one lacking a great scoot as the last 70% of the time he had it in his bear like paws. Stem, niner rdo stem, niner graphic, headset, niner integrated. I have single speed that i split my time riding with this bike. And while looks are important, true attraction begins as soon as you push on the pedals and the air 9 rdo goes flat out. The resulting hydroformed air 9 frame makes the most of the material. This lightweight trail ripper features niners rdo carbon for a balanced, predictable, and nimble ride thats as light as it is smooth.
You might or might not race, but rdo offers lighter weight and greater compliance than the companys air 9 carbon. Niner s jet 9 rdo frame is a lightweight, strong, and very capable fullsuspension xc frame. Everything niner writes about the air 9 rdo is true this is an extremely rigid and light machine. I dont really get the perception that niner doesnt have updated geometry. Integrated headsets are the lightest and simplest systems available, the choice of racers and the weight conscious. While its outstanding pedaling efficiency remains, the new jets added travel and more relaxed handling bears much in common with the previous rip. Integrated tapered jet 9 rdo v2jet 9 carbon is4228. Niner builds the air 9 rdo as a flagship racing hardtail. The air 9 rdo 5star is the definition of raceready. Niner mountainbike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon orangeyellow. The 100mmtravel rockshox rs1 fork ensures a phenomenal ride and stiff, precise tracking through even the roughest rock gardens. Knowing that any sort of compromise in frame material would do injustice to the proven geometry niner shaped the air 9 using high end hydroformed alloy that benefits from the same decade of refinement. Every angle, every tube, every single aspect of the frame is poured over with a fine tooth comb to make sure we were doing it the best possible way.
For the everyday rider, take a look at niner air 9 hardtail, or for riders who want the lightest 29er hardtail on the market, maybe take a look at the niner air 9 carbon or the air 9. The new rig is a halfpound lighter than its predecessor, thanks to an optimized carbon layup process and reduced diameters of the down and top tube. Aug 07, 2017 niner builds the air 9 rdo as a flagship racing hardtail. The eccentric bb can be a pain for some to setup initially. Niner builds up their air 9 rdo 3star xt bike into a lightweight crosscountry racer that is as practical as it is reliable.
What sets the jet 9 rdo apart from other bikes in this niche. Niner air 9 rdo carbon 29 mountain frame pro bike supply. Niners history is rooted in the evolution of mountain biking. Each one will feature niners trademark ride quality and craftsmanship something we can attest to after many years of riding the brands bikes. Rdo stands for race day optimized, meaning that this frame was made as light as possible. The component selection is anchored by shimano xt pieces, the choice of people who want performance without a huge price tag. With niner s rdo carbon fork, is a light integrated off road racing system. In the case of our test jet 9, this is embodied in a carbonfiber frame using niners patented cva suspension to squeeze 100 millimeters of travel out of a fox float ctd shock. The new air 9 rdo is a product of the revolution of our classic twentyniner hardtail. This dual link design was created in order to maximize the benefits of 29 hoops and increased bb drop. I specifically went with a jet 9 rdo v2 for having my ideal trail bike geometry shorter stays, decently steep ha, and a steep seat tube angle hardest to find. Get a bike committed to 29 inch wheels with niner mountain bikes. If the rip 9 rdo continues on the path blazed by its predecessor, the new jet 9 rdo represents something of a.
Jun 05, 2017 fictional characters dont count, nor does anyone you just want to murder and bury in the woods. Last week, niner finally delivered what many of us had been wantinga carbon fiber version of their rlt gravel bike. The carbon construction in the mainframe, rear triangle, and linkage saves precious weight, and the customtuned fox float rear shock keeps things smooth. We put it to the test to find out if it reaches what niner calls ultrarefined heights. Niner mountain bike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon 2017 the latest evolution of the air 9 rdo hardtail frame. Once youve decided on the air 9 carbon frameset, there are three models to choose from. Fictional characters dont count, nor does anyone you just want to murder and bury in the woods. Niner jet 9 rdo 2015 bible of bike tests bike magazine.
For the everyday rider, take a look at niner air 9 hardtail, or for riders who want the lightest 29er hardtail on the market, maybe take a look at the niner air 9 carbon or the air 9 rdo carbon races bikes and frames. The air 9, niners lightweight aluminum hardtail, has always been capable. Aug 16, 2017 as a big kid in my 30s i bought a cannondale cyclocross bike with a little headshock offering a whole one inch of travel. Niner takes things a step further by offering a wide selection of hardtail 29 mountain bikes. The jet 9 rdo is the right bike for a huge portion of riders. It has been lengthened and slackened by a considerable number of degrees and it is also. Got my niner jet9 rdo yesterday, couldnt be happier.
New air 9 rdo from niner bikes a racing thoroughbred. Jan 20, 2017 last week, niner finally delivered what many of us had been wantinga carbon fiber version of their rlt gravel bike. Shop our quality selection of niner bikes for sale online now at wrench science. Those lamenting the changes would be wise to consider the new rkt 9 rdo. Niner has proven year after year that theyve got the 29er hardtail geometry down to a science which they are demonstrating yet again with the new air 9 carbon. It is really easy to manual and bunnyhop over little trail features, and the lateral stiffness is really good, which makes it corner like you are on skis.
Feb 26, 2015 this feature is not available right now. From the introduction of our first hardtail, weve worked tirelessly to push the limits of what people think is possible when it comes to the construction, geometry and handling of premium bicycles. Niners carbon xc wheels keep you rolling fast and true with a rim profile wide enough that the alreadytacky maxxis ikon tires deliver the traction and ride. Niner jet nine its new and never been rode on a trail got a bargin trade for my am bike. Ive ridden their bsb rlt cyclocross race bike, and it, like their air 9 rdo, is a race bred speed machine that sacrifices all day comfort for all out performance. The rip9 setup thread all years, forever and ever forums mtbr. Niner air 9 frame when niner set out to design an aluminum version of their highly praised and world cup tested air 9 they didnt settle for mediocrity when it came to the quality of alloy. The internal headset was not installed yet, but the rear axle protection spacer and internal cable routing guides were still installed.
Niner mountain bike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon orange yellow 2020 the latest evolution of the. Derailleur hanger ripjetair 9 families, wfo 9 and one 9 rdo, 12 x 142. With both bikes seeing the introduction of boost spacing to the rear end, the ability to run either a typical trail sized 29inch tire or a 27. The revolution that began with the rkt 9 rdo continues with the new air 9 rdo, bigger is still better, your big wheel crush is now faster and more refined. For 2015, niner has redesigned their venerable lineup of world cup hard tails and the allnew air 9 rdo gets the kings treatment. Com rdo, in niner nomenclature, is short for race day optimized. Design the new air 9 rdo is a product of the revolution of our classic twentyniner hardtail. The air 9 rdo frame from niner is the ultimate hard tail cross country race rig from the company that only builds for 29 wheels. As a big kid in my 30s i bought a cannondale cyclocross bike with a little headshock offering a whole one inch of travel. Jun 09, 2016 the new air 9 rdo is a product of the revolution of our classic twenty niner hardtail. Niner mountain bikes niner bikes for sale wrench science. Completely redesigned air 9 rdo niners history is rooted in the evolution of mountain biking. All that carbon tubing comes together with niners cva suspension system to take advantage of 29er geometry, ensuring your pedaling force goes straight to forward momentum, even when the suspension is active. Niner wfo 9 by greg heil on nov 12, 20 while the 29er trend is old news by, like, a decade, and 650b or is it 27.
Even the headset races in the headtube are molded carbon we shaved grams wherever we found them. Theres in reality very few bikes that have anything more aggressive for a 120 trail bike. Air 9 rdo carbon hardtail xc race bike niner bikes. Although its technically not an rdo it borrows the mold and several other features previously only seen on the air 9 rdo frame. I know there is supposed to be the shock, headset, seat collar and derailleur hanger, all i got was the shock, seat collar and. The air 9 rdo is a thoroughbred a nononsense instrument built for speed and performance. First came the droolinducing jet 9 rdo, then a series of cockpit bits and now well, the alreadystreamlined air 9 carbon gets even faster and lighter with the new air 9 rdo. And while looks are important, true attraction begins as soon as. The business end of the jet 9 rdo features niners patented cva suspension. I still own it for single speed cyclocross and have raced it around the hunuas, the colville connection and from st arnaud to hanmer springs, my longest race ever at the time at 105 kilometresjust over six hours.
Headset niner oem this bike was purchased in october 2014 as a demo. Jul 07, 2016 the shiny new jet9 rdo from niner niner jet9 rdo. Headset the air 9 headset is integrated and the emd is inset also known as zerostack or zs. Headset, niner internal zs shis description zs4428. The niner air 9 rdo carbon frame has slimmed down to racing weight and is now lean and mean. The jet9 rdo bikes we weighed at albs 7oz with fox rp23 kashima shock and niner seat collar. With the new carbon compaction system, the rdo drops 100 grams while gaining a ton of new features. The niner integrated tapered jet 9 rdo v2jet 9 carbon headset fits jet 9 rdo frames with the 142x12mm rear spacing and all jet 9 carbon frames. Niner mountainbike frame 29 air 9 rdo carbon gloss blue 2019. Every single bike we make starts on a clean sheet of paper virtual paper, that is and is designed in house, from the ground up. Niner rip 9 rdo loose fitment w niner headset youtube. Niner air 9 carbon frame the niner air 9 carbon is niners latest iteration of the renowned air 9 frame. The group here at niner isnt the type to be content, we always want to progress our designs and refine our bikes to provide riders with the best product we can.1352 645 776 1354 522 1424 880 1517 367 976 121 128 1316 1274 672 188 237 443 1508 902 1414 1126 494 14 5 1396 451 124 141 1150 71 284 641 521 1263 232 459 516 711