Ibis Ripmo GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike

Ibis Ripmo GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike
Ibis Ripmo GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike
$5099.00
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 GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike by Ibis
Once only thought of as a serious contender for cross-country mountain bike racing, wagon wheels have come of age and are starting to become the wheel size of choice in enduro and downhill racing as well. The engineers at Ibis have been hard at work crafting up a 29er enduro slayer with just the right suspension travel, kinematics, and geometry to devour some of the toughest courses on earth and the end result is the Ripmo GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike. Perhaps what's almost as incredible as its ability to plow over chunky rock gardens at speed and soak up huge hits is its ability to climb and cover terrain during all-day epics with a neutral, efficient ride. As you probably guessed from its name, the Ripmo is the mashup of the hard-charging Mojo HD4 and the lively handling Ripley. As such, the Ripmo retains the larger 29-inch wheels of the Ripley, but falls more towards the longer, slacked-out end of the spectrum inhabited by the Mojo HD4. Delving into geometry specifics, you'll find the Ripmo has a quite slack 65. 9-degree head tube angle paired with a 44-millimeter fork offset that makes it inherently more stable at high speeds. 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 with the stability of a bike with an even slacker head tube angle (they claim it's as stable as bikes with head tubes in the mid 64-degree arena), but without requiring a drastic increase in wheelbase figures, which would compromise its ability to get around hairpin corners and tighter sections of trail. Another trick that Ibis employs is a steeper seat tube angle of 76 degrees, which shifts your weight forward. This way, you won't feel like the bike's front end inhabits an entirely different zip code while you're climbing and c...

Details
SKU: IBS005D
Options, sizes, colors available on Backcountry
Manufactured by Ibis
Ibis Ripmo GX Eagle Complete 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
$509.99 15% off
For paddlers looking to do a bit of everything, the Old Town Vapor 10XT Kayak has the skills to handle ponds, lakes,...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$118.97 30% off
AK Piston Crew Sweatshirt - Men\'s...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$499.95
Whether you\'re exploring desert canyons in the early summer or venturing into the mountains in mid-winter conditions,...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$150
Oakley collaborated with Belgian brand Bioracer Speedwear when crafting its line of road cycling attire with the goal of...
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.