Ibis Ripley 29

Ibis Ripley 29
  • Color: Blue
  • Color: Black And Green
$3,950.00 - $9,782.99
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Leave it to the legendary minds at Ibis to create a trail-dominating, brilliantly efficient, 29-inch wheeled work of art. Ibis's Ripley 29 makes every trail more fun with a high-tech carbon 120mm-travel frame that includes all the goodies: dw-link suspension, super stiff eccentric links, Maxle rear thru-axle, titanium fasteners, and a wide PF92 bottom bracket. What's it all mean? This rig climbs like a race whip, slays the corners and annihilates the downhills. When you consider its weight and travel, it's fully capable of hanging with the XC crowd on climbs and the enduro guys on the descents, and it even has two water bottle mounts.

Ibis Ripley
The heart of the Ripley is its dual-eccentric dw-link suspension. Instead of using external linkages, Ibis is able to construct the Ripley with two small eccentrics, hidden inside the seat tube, which act as the suspension linkages. This clever system was conceived by Dave Weagle (he’s the dw in dw-link).

There are many benefits to an eccentric linkage system. Because the bearings are located inside the seat tube, they are shielded from wheel spray and contamination. The look is very clean, as everything is hidden inside the frame. Additionally, the eccentric system is lighter than external linkage systems.

A great benefit, particularly on the 29-inch platform is that the eccentrics let Ibis build the bike with shorter chainstays, giving more room in the tight area around the rear tire and front derailleur.

Specs

Frame Ibis carbon monocoque, 120mm-travel
Fork Fox Float 32 CTD, Kashima, 120mm-travel
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD Adjust, Kashima
Bottom Bracket PressFit 92

* Subject to change without notice.

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