Ibis Ripmo AF Frame, 147mm, 29″

$1,799.00

Ripmo AF frames & builds are special order from Ibis and delivery timelines are variable. Please call, email or chat for estimated time to your door, it may vary depending on size, color and build. Our team will help you get the right bike at the best timeline.

Special Order Product

Description

Ibis Ripmo AF Frame, 147mm travel DW Suspension, 29″

The Ibis Ripmo AF frame combines DW Suspension, Cutting Edge Geometry and Aluminum Construction. With Ripmo AF completes starting at $3,000 MSRP the newest Ibis chassis is an instant class leader.

Learn why the Ripmo AF is going to get, and keep more people in MTB here in a blog by BikeCo.com

 

Build a custom spec’d Ibis RipmoAF with BikeCo’s Online Bike Builder!

 

BikeCo Frame Prep

All frame, frame kit as well as complete purchases receive a thorough BikeCo Frame Prep.  Riding a bike without appropriate bearing retention, torque and alignment is hard on components. As a result “loose” bikes not only make noise but will also wear prematurely. BikeCo’s expert mechanics go through each chassis ensuring that suspension, bearings, and hardware are setup for maximum performance as well as longevity. Many home builders have a full frame assembly completed by BikeCo mechanics to ensure the best setup, in brief headsets, bottom brackets, suspension, derailleur hangers, etc are gone through piece by piece.

 

From Ibis’ site:

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. Best of all, complete bikes start at only $3,000.

 

IT’S MET­AL

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.

 

MOD­ERN GEOMETRY

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.

 

2.6” Tire Clearance

With a platform as versatile as the Ripmo, you should be able to run whatever tires you want. We pioneered the wide rim revolution and we’re partial to the new crop of 2.6” tires. When paired with our 35mm internal width rims, these high volume monsters can be run at eerily low pressures, delivering mo’ traction without getting squirrly.

 

COIL COMPATIBLE

The Rip­mo AF is compatible with both coil and air shocks due to a more pro­gres­sive lever­age rate. It allows for coil’s lin­ear­i­ty to thrive and we spec air shocks with tunes that pro­vide pop with­out feel­ing too harsh. On the trail, it gives the sus­pen­sion a sup­ple feel throughout the entirety of the stroke, enhancing traction no mat­ter how deep you dig.

DVO

Now that we made the frames lever­age rate pro­gres­sive enough for a coil we had to find a coil shock that could han­dle the increased stress of being dri­ven off of a cle­vis. The DVO JadeX is up to the chal­lenge so the Rip­mo AF comes with cus­tom tuned DVO suspension.

PICK YOUR SIZE

We use words like small, medi­um, and large to describe our siz­ing because it’s easy to under­stand, but our ultra low stan­dovers give you the abil­i­ty to size your frame based on reach and preference.

Additional information

Frame Brand

Ibis

Frame Wheel Size

29"

Frame Wheel Size Ibis

29"