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.
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.
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.
Ibis helped pioneer the wide rim revolution, which inspired the new crop of wider 2.4”?—?2.6” tires. When paired together, this combo can be run at ultra low pressures which results in elbow-dragging cornering traction without sacrificing straight line speed.
What’s better than a dropper post? A longer one. Our frames are designed to accommodate the longest dropper posts possible. Riders over 5’8 (or 173cm) can easily run a 185mm dropper post, while folks between 5’ and 5’8 (152cm?—?172cm) can use a post 125mm or longer depending on inseam length.
We stand behind our products. If it’s our fault, we’ll fix it. Our aluminum frames are backed by the same 7 year warranty and excellent customer service as our carbon products.
|Fork||DVO Onyx D1 | 15QRx110 - 160 (29")|
|Rear Shock||DVO Topaz T3 Air, 210 x 55|
|Rims/Wheels||Ibis S35 Aluminum / 29"|
|Headset||Cane Creek 40 ZS44/ZS56|
|Tires||Maxxis Assegai 29” x 2.5” WT, EXO+ casing, 120tpi|
|Handlebars||Ibis 780mm Alloy|
|Tape/Grips||Lizard Skin Charger|
|Stem||Ibis 31.8mm S/M: 40mm, L: 50mm, XL: 60mm|
|Saddle||WTB Silverado 142|
|Seat Post||KS Rage-i Dropper S: 125mm, M: 150mm, L/XL: 170mm 120, 150 or 170mm|
* Subject to change without notice.
|Metal / Deore / Small|
|Metal / NGX / Small|
|Metal / SLX / Small|
|Metal / Deore 40mm rise HBar / Small|
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|Metal / NGX / Medium|
|Metal / SLX / Medium|
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|Metal / NGX / Large|
|Metal / SLX / Large|
|Metal / Deore 40mm rise HBar / Large|
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|Metal / NGX / X-Large|
|Metal / SLX / X-Large|
|Metal / Deore 40mm rise HBar / X-Large|
|Red Savina / Deore / Small|
|Red Savina / NGX / Small|
|Red Savina / SLX / Small|
|Red Savina / Deore 40mm rise HBar / Small|
|Red Savina / Deore / Medium|
|Red Savina / NGX / Medium|
|Red Savina / SLX / Medium|
|Red Savina / Deore 40mm rise HBar / Medium|
|Red Savina / Deore / Large|
|Red Savina / NGX / Large|
|Red Savina / SLX / Large|
|Red Savina / Deore 40mm rise HBar / Large|
|Red Savina / Deore / X-Large|
|Red Savina / NGX / X-Large|
|Red Savina / SLX / X-Large|
|Red Savina / Deore 40mm rise HBar / X-Large|