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Just ordered mine with N+1 Bikes
Same...for anyone looking for a great guy to deal with, give Shaun at N+1 a call. He has provided me with outstanding customer service every time I've dealt with him or needed anything, and this is the 5th Ibis I've personally ordered from him if that tells you anything.

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It's officallly on ibis's site so I happy to post mine.









Pretty! Love the EEwings! I saw polished ones at sea otter. Puts them on a whole nother level of cool. Canecrek guy said he just used car polish to give them a mirror finish.
 

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Just a quick ride report as I only had for a short ride through some technical single track, chunky down hill and a long climb back to the car. Down hill through chunk it handled really well. Way better than the first gen Ripley LS I had. I’d dare to say almost as good as my sb130 but this trail is not too over the top so I think the 130 had more in reserve. The suspension felt plush! I realized how much I missed dw link bikes. It didn’t feel like my old pivot Mach 5.5 plush but way more than the sb100 I had last year for sure. And very similar to the 130. The sb100 had a habit of feeling like it skipped over consecutive small bumps or rough stuff but the new Ripley doesn’t. Felt more in control. Also I’m not a great climber but I was in one or two gears higher climbing than I was with my sb130 which I just rode last Thursday. Loved that! Anyway, I am happy with the new rig. Build details are:

Large Ripley frame
Matte King mango headset and BB
SRAM AXS - whoa, never thought I'd go electronic but it is sweet
EE Wing cranks with carbon ti ring
RS Pike Ultimate - 130mm - really like it. I've been a fox guy for a long time but the new Pike felt plush.
Fox 175 Dropper
Enve bar and stem
We are one Insider wheel set with Project 321 hubs. Nobby Nic 2.35 rear and Magic Mary 2.35 front

Saddle is 74cm high from center of the bb for reference. I am 5'10.5'. My large Yeti SB130 felt a tab big in both reach and top tube. I was surprised to see that the TT is quoted at 630cm vs 625 of the Yeti. It feels shorter when seated. Anyway I think this bike will do really well for Ibis.
 

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Just shy of 28lbs. That's with parts from my Sb130. I purposely had some heavier parts but I think it wouldn't be hard to get this bike under 27 pounds pretty easily. I think a Fox 34 is lighter than the new Pike. Lighter tires and wheels. Lighter pedals.
 

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There's a BKXC early cut video that just got posted on Patreon. Time to kill 20 minutes!

It's Ibis sponsored so I guess I don't feel weird about sharing the link.
 

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thakns for the ride report. sounds awesome.

any chance on an actual frame weight?
Sorry I didn't have the shop weigh the frame prior to the build.

BTW - Kudos to Probikesupply.com - awesome shop and they have some stock coming in soon so look them up.
 

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i kinda dislike these arbitrary reach increments some makers are moving toward.

25mil diff between medium and large feels like alot? i want a 460 bike lol.

450 - 475.
 

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wanted to see an actual pic.

do you know the frame weight difference between this and the ripmo? cant be that much

*eta - looking at the geo between the two, it ALMOST looks like they use the same front triangle mold, with some small revisions (shock mount relief).

ibis lists 6.1lbs for ripmo frame weight, but doesn't specify whether it includes DPX2. they say 5.1 for ripley sans shock. if you took the shock out of the equation, the frames would weigh the same. if ripley is 6.1 PLUS shock, you're still only a pound difference in frame weight for an inch more travel.

sort of interesting.
 
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