Ibis Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike

Ibis Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike
Ibis Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike
$3999.00
Price subject to change | Ships & sold by Backcountry
Free 2-Day Shipping on Orders Over $50*
Easy, world-class return policy*
Similar Products
Product Description
Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike by Ibis
Carbon weight weenies may rejoice every time grams are shed, but some of us prefer a little bit of heavy metal. Ibis' Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike builds off of its carbon Ripmo sibling, with slacked out geometry that's as capable as it is willing, but it omits the lightweight carbon for a reliable aluminum build that can take the hard knocks of your shuttle packed afternoons and lift laps. Aside from the alloy construction, the only major difference you'll find between the AF and standard Ripmo is in the head tube, which stretches out a single degree slacker for just a touch of extra confidence when you point it downhill into rock gardens littered with suspension-gobbling boulders. Like its ritzier carbon sibling, the Ripmo AF continues the trend of mashing together the big-hit craving Mojo HD4 and its livelier cousin, the Ripley. The result is a steed that rolls on 29-inch wagon wheels that soars through technical chunder, but with the longer, slacker geometry that crushes steeps with steady confidence. Geometry wise, you'll find that the Ripmo AF sits close to the Ripmo, only stretching out slightly with the head tube that delves deeper to 64. 9-degrees from the 65. 9-degrees of the Ripmo, which still pairs up with a 44-millimeter offset fork that feels planted and steady at high speeds through rowdy terrain. Ibis chose this custom fork offset to increase the bike's trail, which makes it a bit slower to respond to steering inputs, subsequently making it more stable at the higher speeds you'll experience while enduro racing and aggressively pummeling down steep trails. This way, Ibis was able to design the Ripmo AF with the stability of a bike with an even slacker head tube angle, but without requiring a drastic increase in wheelbase figures, which would compromise its ability to get around hairpin corners and tighter sections of trail. Ibis crafts the Ripmo AF with a steep seat tube, 76 degrees, which shifts your weight forward. This way, you won't feel like ...

Details
SKU: IBSB05I
Options, sizes, colors available on Backcountry
Manufactured by Ibis
Ibis Ripmo AF SLX Mountain Bike ships and sold by Backcountry
Price subject to change
*Shipping and Returns: Some exclusions apply, see cart on Backcountry for details
US-Parks.com has partnered with Backcountry to offer the best outdoor gear for your outdoors adventure
$105
150 Zone Long-Sleeve Half Zip Shirt - Men\'s...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$200
Whether you\'re tackling the punishing alpine route of the Colorado Trail or meandering along the East Coast Greenway...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$199.95
Carrying colossal cargo over long hauls requires a proper tool for the job. Kelty\'s Coyote 105 situates itself as the...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$111.58 60% off
The Lole Hudson Insulated Jacket keeps you warm and comfortable throughout the season. Its synthetic face fabric sheds...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.