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Ibis Ripmo AF SLX Air Mountain Bike

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We peg the Ripmo AF SLX Air Mountain Bike as one of the most capable bikes from Ibis thanks to its forward-thinking DW-Link suspension, and the reasonable price tag is quite the bonus. This AF version boasts a full aluminum frame that cuts cost and offers a more compliant ride than its carbon counterpart, with only a slight weight penalty. The Ripmo AF boasts a modern 64.9 degree head tube angle that provides stability at speed without going over the top and sacrificing maneuverability. The short 435mm chainstays make the bike easy to corner and offer a playful ride feel for riders who prefer the stubby rear end.
The most impressive part of any Ripmo to us is the incredibly supple, ground-hugging, trail enhancing goodness that the DW-Link rear suspension is known for. It offers a supportive pedaling feel that’s complemented by a steep seat tube angle that lets us motor up even the trickiest of rocky climbs. On the way down, 147mm of gushy travel soaks up big drops and picks apart burly rock gardens, and the 160mm Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil fork handles its traction duties in the front of the bike quite well, too. This build boasts some great value with a reliable SLX drivetrain and brakeset from Shimano, and aluminum S35 wheels from Ibis offer an intuitive ride-feel and excellent durability.

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Long-travel 29er is a bruiser of a trail bike and a solid enduro option
Aluminum frame construction soaks up vibrations and cuts cost
147mm of DW-Link suspension offers unparalleled rear wheel traction
DVO suspension supports heavy charging in the front and rear
29in wheels roll-over square-edge hits and jagged rocks
SLX drivetrain is budget-friendly but performs like a high-end drivetrain
SLX 4-piston brakes expertly take care of stopping duties
Maxxis Assegai tires are extremely sticky in loose corners

Features

Frame Material aluminum
Suspension DW-Link
Rear Shock DVO Topaz D3 Air
Rear Travel 147mm
Fork Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil (medium spring installed)
Front Travel 160mm
Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/ZS56
Shifters Shimano SLX, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX M7100 Shadow Plus, 12-speed
Crankset Shimano SLX M7100
Chainring Sizes 30t
Crank Arm Length [small, medium] 170mm, [large, x-large] 175mm
Bottom Bracket Shimano SLX BB52
Cassette Shimano SLX, 12-speed
Cassette Range 10-51t
Chain Shimano SLX M7100, 12-speed
Brakeset Shimano SLX
Brake Type 4-piston hydraulic
Rotors Shimano SM-RT66
Handlebar Ibis Alloy
Handlebar Width 780mm
Grips Lizard Skin Charger
Stem Ibis 31.8mm
Stem Length [small, medium] 40mm, [large] 50mm, [x-large] 60mm
Saddle WTB Silverado 142mm
Seatpost Bike Yoke Revive Dropper [small] 125mm, [medium] 160mm, [large, x-large] 185mm
Seatpost Travel [small] 125mm, [medium] 160mm, [large] 185mm, [x-large] 213mm
Wheelset Ibis S35 Aluminum
Hubs Ibis
Front Axle 15mm x 110mm Boost
Rear Axle 12mm x 148mm Boost
Tire Clearance 29in x 2.6in
Tires Maxxis Assegai WT, EXO+, TR
Tire Size 29in x 2.5in
Pedals not included
Extras downtube protector, chainstay protector
Claimed Weight [medium] 33.3lb
Activity mountain biking, enduro, trail
Manufacturer Warranty [frame] 7 years

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