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Ibis Ripley XT Build with i9 Enduro 310C Wheels

Ibis Ripley XT Build

Ibis Ripley XT Build with i9 Enduro 310C Wheels

Enjoy a couple pictures of this Ibis Ripley XT Build with i9 Enduro 310C Wheels before it heads to its new home.

The latest Ibis Ripley combines updates to geometry as well as carbon layup.

Improving on the Ripley’s previous editions Ibis slackened the headtube and spec’d a 44mm offset fork.  This improves the Ripley’s handling at speed without compromising its’ surefooted climbing.
Learn more about 44mm versus 51mm fork offset Here.

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Brian Lopes New Ibis Ripley

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Brian Lopes New Ibis Ripley

Check out some shots of BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes’ newest build – the fresh Ibis Ripley!

Ibis’ latest edition of the Ripley stays true to the original’s 29″ wheels, fast acceleration, quick handling as well as a trail slaying personality. Continue reading Brian Lopes New Ibis Ripley

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When to Trail Bike

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When to Trail Bike

For those who have been around MTB for many years the capacity of a modern Trail bike is really astounding. The current definition for Trail riding is between Cross Country and Enduro terrain with some crossover in either direction. So what are the key attributes to a trail bike?

Personality, Weight, Capacity

Personality

Trail bikes should be nimble, quick accelerating, and playful. Continue reading When to Trail Bike