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Yeti SB130 TURQ X01 Eagle
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Pros High-end suspension, adjustable geometry, good component specOutstanding all around performance, more capable on the descents than its predecessor, great climber, excellent buildExcellent climbing abilities, impressive downhill performance, high fun factor, tremendous build kitWell-rounded, modern geometry, fun on a wide range of terrain, more capable than previous modelLightweight, playful, well-rounded, modern geometry, solid component specification
Cons Moderately heavy, complicated linkage, low bottom bracketExpensive, still not a full-on enduro bike, a touch on the heavy sideExpensive, pivots came loose a few times during testingA little heavy for carbon, chattery over high frequency chopNot a brawler, Fox 34 fork can be overwhelmed
Bottom Line The Niner Rip 9 RDO is a versatile all-around trail bike that rides like a bike with more travelThe best gets even better, and the V2 Ripmo is the best all-around trail bike we've ever testedA killer daily driver that delivers feathery climbing performance and well-rounded downhill performanceCapable, versatile, and hard-charging, the new Tallboy is a fresh take on Santa Cruz's shorter travel 29erThe new and improved Ibis Ripley is one of the best all around mid-travel trail bikes we've ever ridden
Rating Categories Niner RIP RDO 29 3-Star Ibis Ripmo V2 XT Yeti SB130 TURQ X01 Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon C S Ibis Ripley GX Eagle
Fun Factor (25%)
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Downhill Performance (35%)
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Climbing Performance (35%)
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Ease Of Maintenance (5%)
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Specs Niner RIP RDO 29... Ibis Ripmo V2 XT Yeti SB130 TURQ X01 Santa Cruz Tallboy... Ibis Ripley GX Eagle
Wheel size 29" 29" 29" 29" 29"
Suspension & Travel CVA - 140mm DW-Link - 147mm Switch Infinity - 130mm Virtual Pivot Point (VPP) - 120mm DW-Link - 120mm
Measured Weight (w/o pedals) 31 lbs 6 oz (Large) 31 lbs 29 lbs 9 oz (Large) 30 lbs 10 oz (Large) 28 lbs 14 oz (Large)
Fork Fox Float 36 Factory FIT4 EVOL 150mm Fox Float 36 Grip 2 Factory 160mm Fox 36 Factory - 150mm 36mm stanchions Fox 34 Float Performance 130mm Fox Float 34 Performance 130mm 34mm stanchions
Shock Fox Float DPX2 Factory EVOL Fox Float X2 Fox DPX2 Factory Fox Float Performance DPS Fox Float Performance DPS EVOL
Frame Material Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber "TURQ" Carbon Fiber "C" Carbon Fiber
Frame Size Large Large Large Large Large
Frame Settings Flip Chip N/A N/A Flip Chip N/A
Available Sizes S-XL S-XL S-XL XS-XXL S-XL
Wheelset Stans NoTubes Flow S1 with Neo Hubs Ibis S35 Aluminum rims with Ibis hubs, 35mm ID DT Swiss M1700, 30mm ID w/ DT Swiss 350 hub Race Face AR Offset 27 with DT 370 hubs Ibis 938 Aluminum Rims 34mm ID w/ Ibis Hubs
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 3C/EXO 2.5" WT Maxxis Assegai EXO+ 2.5" Maxxis Minion DHF WT 29 x 2.5" Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR 2.3" Schwable Hans Dampf 2.6"
Rear Tire Maxxis Aggressor 3C/EXO 2.5" WT Maxxis Assegai EXO+ 2.5" Maxxis Aggressor 29 x 2.3 Maxxis Minion DHR II EXO TR 2.3" Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.6"
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle Shimano XT M8100 12-speed SRAM XO Eagle SRAM GX Eagle SRAM GX Eagle
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle Shimano XT M8100 Shadow Plus 12-speed SRAM X0 Eagle SRAM GX Eagle SRAM GX Eagle
Crankset SRAM Descendant 7K 32T Shimano XT M8100 32T SRAM X0 Eagle Carbon 30T SRAM Style 7K DUB 175mm (size Large) 32T SRAM Descendant Alloy 32T
Saddle Niner Custom TR with CR-MO Rails WTB Silverado Pro 142mm WTB Volt WTB Siverado Pro WTB Silverado 142mm
Seatpost SDG Tellis 170mm Bike Yoke Revive (185mm size large) Fox Transfer 150mm RockShox Reverb Stealth Bike Yoke Revive 160mm
Handlebar Race Face Aeffect R 35 780mm Ibis Adjustable Carbon 800mm (30mm rise) Yeti Carbon - 780mm Race Face Ride 760mm Ibis 780mm Alloy
Stem Race Face Aeffect R 35 40mm Thomson Elite X4 RaceFace Aeffect R 35 Race Face Aeffect R 50mm Ibis 31.8mm 50mm
Brakes SRAM Guide R Shimano XT M8120 4-piston Shimano XT M8000 SRAM Guide R Shimano Deore 2 Piston
Measured Effective Top Tube (mm) 624 632 628 620 625
Measured Reach (mm) 467 475 477 470 475
Measured Head Tube Angle 66.0-degrees 64.9-degrees 65.1-degrees 65.7-degrees H / 65.5-degrees L 66.5-degrees
Measured Seat Tube Angle 75.5-degrees 76-degrees 76.8-degrees 76.4-degrees H / 76.2-degrees L 76.2-degrees
Measured Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 338 341 335 337 H / 334 L 338
Measured Wheelbase (mm) 1212 1238 1231 1214 1210
Measured Chain Stay Length (mm) 436 435 438 432 short / 442 long 434
Warranty Five Years Seven Years Lifetime Lifetime Seven Years
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