Niner's new Rip 9 has both 27.5- and 29-inch wheels

Niner's new Rip 9 has both 27.5- and 29-inch wheels

As a step away from Niner's 10-year commitment to the big hoops, it's gone ahead and incorporated a 27.5-inch wheeled bike into its range. But unlike a lot of companies who just offer a flip chip to accommodate different wheel diameters in the same frame, Niner has built two wheel size specific bikes. Do we need full suspension on gravel? Niner thinks so SRAM X01 Eagle AXS wireless drivetrain first ride review How to ditch your backpack on MTB rides — six alternatives to lighten your load Although there's always been something about the aesthetic of Niner's previous bikes that, if caught at the wrong angle scream crashed into a wall at speed, the new carbon Rip 9 goes further than any other Niner before it to do away with that common judgement. We managed to take a look at the new model at 2019's Core Bike show in the ...

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