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  1. News & Reviews
    Niner is launching an electrified version of its carbon gravel bike. The Niner RLT e9 RDO builds on the versatility of the carbon, steel and aluminum bikes in Niner's RLT family with pedal-powered assistance to help riders minimize daily commutes and maximize time spent exploring backroads and...
  2. News & Reviews
    Get the most for your money with a grip of great bikes under $3000. This article was updated on 11/12/19 The 2020 model year brings many great introductions in budget-friendly componentry, suspension, and frame improvements. Thinking what $3,000 could get you just one year ago, we are now able...
  3. Shocks and Suspension
    Niner Bikes announces the updated RLT 9 gravel bikes. The new bikes feature added clearance for 50c tires, multiple places for frame bags, bottles, racks, and fenders, plus compatibility and cable routing to suit any combination of drivetrain components and dropper posts. "Niner was among...
  4. General Discussion
    It's no exaggeration to say that this was the biggest and best Sea Otter Classic in the event's decades-long history. With the demise of Interbike, North America's largest cycling industry tradeshow, Sea Otter has grown in significance. Some brands introduced revolutionary new products while...
  5. General Discussion
    Niner Bikes has made no secret that it's in the late stages of developing a full suspension gravel bike. Far from being secretive, the company developed its proofs-of-concept in full view of the public. Following three years of development, the Fort Collins, Colorado-based brand plans to bring...
  6. General Discussion
    Emerging from the ashes of bankruptcy, Colorado's Niner Bikes has just launched its phoenix campaign in the reimagined Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 with 140mm of rear travel. Boasting a slightly lighter, yet at-least-as-capable platform in two wheel size offerings (yes, two), the replacement for Niner's...
  7. 27.5
    Niner dropped its second big Sea Otter surprise in two days with a prototype 27.5 mid-range trail bike being put through the paces by company pro Kirt Voreis. Coming a day after the newly energized Fort Collins, Colorado-based company unveiled a full-suspension gravel grinder, Niner gave Mtbr...
  8. General Discussion
    With spring fast approaching it's time for a little spring cleaning to freshen things up a bit. Niner is on it with fresh and clean new frame colors for the Jet 9 RDO trail bike, RIP 9 RDO enduro steed, and RLT 9 RDO and RLT 9 Steel for gravel and cyclocross. JET 9 RDO 5-star build with ENVE...
  9. General Discussion
    Pledging full customer support and "accelerated global expansion," Niner Bikes has announced the completion of its purchase by UWHK Limited, a division of an international outdoor sports conglomerate that also owns Huffy. "With UWHK's support, Niner can focus on quality off-road product R&D and...
  10. General Discussion
    News out of the Niner camp today. The Colorado-based bike maker has re-released its original steel classic, the SIR 9, in a redesigned, ready for anything form. It can also carry a whole lot of stuff. Built from Reynolds 853 steel, Niner says the hardtail SIR 9 is balanced, playful, and...
  11. General Discussion
    Join IMBA or renew your membership today and you could win one of these custom Niner Jet 9 RDO trail bikes with a 5 Star build, including SRAM Eagle drivetrain. The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) spring membership drive kicked off April 20 at the Sea Otter Classic and will...
  12. General Discussion
    Support IMBA, join or renew your IMBA membership and be entered to win one of three complete bikes and six custom Niner/IMBA frames. The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is on the ground at the Sea Otter Classic, hosting events, fundraising with partners and connecting with...
  13. 29er Bikes
    This bike was downright poppy for a long travel 29er. Editor's Note: Along with longtime Mtbr forum member Kent Robertson (KRob), the 2016 Outerbike Test Sessions were conducted by Ben Slabaugh, aka Schlim on Mtbr. Ben, 37, has been riding mountain bikes since he was 12, and today leans toward...
  14. General Discussion
    If you're turned off by current bike prices, this bit of news will bring a smile to your face. This week, Niner expanded its Jet 9 trail bike line-up to include a budget-friendly $2600 alloy option to go along with the current carbon frame offerings. You don't have to break the bank to get a...
  15. General Discussion
    Plastic fantastic bikes offer incredible performance, but all that awesome comes at a cost. For those of who don't pull in six figures, alloy bikes with a hint of carbon are by far the better buy. That's why Niner has chosen to release an alloy version of their recently launched RIP 9 RDO. In...
  16. 29er Bikes
    Lowdown: Niner RKT 9 RDO Mountain biking is a niche sport. And I don't mean in the fringe sense. In this day of extreme specialization, you're not just a mountain biker anymore. Instead we're segmented into ever thinner categories. Maybe you're a trail rider or all-mountain shredder. Perhaps...
  17. General Discussion
    After years of complete dedication to 29ers, Niner is getting in the plus game, as it rolls out fully revised versions of its popular Rip 9 RDO and Jet 9 RDO trail bikes. Both will be available in the usual 2- through 5-star 29er builds. But now you can also order them spec'd with 27.5+ set-ups...
  18. 29er Bikes
    The Niner AIR 9 RDO with SRAM Eagle and Niner Carbon wheels (click to enlarge). The first generation Niner AIR 9 RDO was a stone-cold hammer of a climber. But the descending ride quality was very harsh on the rider as well. The second generation took away the harshness but caused the RDO to...
  19. 29er Bikes
    The elevator pitch for Niner's just released RKT 9 RDO XC 29er is not surprising. In this day where snappy handling is often valued above all else, the Fort Collins, Colorado-based maker of all things wagon wheel, says its new "Rocket 9" race rig combines the traditional attributes of a...
  20. General Discussion
    Niner Bikes has just announced 3 new bikes for 2015, the RIP 9 Carbon, the new JET 9 Carbon and the EMD 9. Niner RIP 9 Carbon Like other models in the Niner lineup, the new RIP 9 Carbon fills the gap between their alloy RIP 9 and their RDO carbon RIP 9. The RIP is an all mountain trail bike...
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