The Ripmo AF (Aluminum Frame) brings the award-winning performance of the carbon Ripmo to a wider, rowdier audience. It’s everything we love from the carbon Ripmo, plus a few tweaks.
Over our long tenure from mountain biking’s awkward adolescence to its current anything-shreddy era, we’ve experimented with steel, aluminum and titanium?—?remember the Bow-Ti, the first superbike? We remember the metal times too, and it feels good to offer a premium ride experience to our broadening family of riders, courtesy of durable, affordable aluminum alloy.
With a steep, 76-degree seat tube angle and a rangy but not stratospheric reach, the Ripmo AF places riders centrally and upright over the bottom bracket. It makes for an efficient position that can go the long haul without placing too much weight on its slack, 64.9-degree headtube angle. A 44mm reduced-offset fork is more surefooted on steep descents and steadies high speeds. Better up, better down.
2021 Fox Float 36 Grip 2 Factory Series 160mm - +$300
• DVO Jade X Coil, 210x55 - +$100
• 2021 Fox Float Factory Series, X2 with EVOL, 210x55 - +$300
• Ibis S35 Carbon Rims / 29" / Ibis Logo Hubs - +$800
• Ibis S35 Carbon Rims / 29" / Industry 9 Hydra Hubs - +$1300
• Schwalbe Hans Dampf/Nobby Nic Apex TL-Easy 29x2.6
|Frame||Ripmo AF (Aluminum Frame)|
|Fork||DVO Onyx D1 | 15QRx110 - 160 (29")|
|Headset||Cane Creek 40 ZS44/ZS56|
|Rear Shock||DVO Topaz T3 Air, 210 x 55|
|Rims/Wheels||Ibis S35 Aluminum / 29" / Ibis Hubs|
|Tires||Maxxis Assegai 29” x 2.5” WT, EXO+ casing, 120tpi|
|Crankset||SRAM Descendant Alloy 175, DUB spindle, 32t Alloy Ring (170mm for S/M, 175mm for L/XL)|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB BSA|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SRAM XG 1275 10-50 12 speed|
|Handlebars||Ibis 800mm Carbon; Lo-Fi (S–M), Hi Fi Bar (L–XL)|
|Tape/Grips||Lizard Skins Charger Evo|
|Stem||Ibis 31.8mm (40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90mm)|
|Brake Levers||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Brakes||Shimano Deore M6100 4 Piston / Shimano SM-RT66 200/180|
|Saddle||WTB Silverado 142mm|
|Seat Post||Bike Yoke Revive Dropper (125, 160 or 185mm). Note there is a 250lb rider weight limit on this post.|
* Subject to change without notice.