Ibis Ripmo SLX Mountain Bike

Ibis Ripmo SLX Mountain Bike
Ibis Ripmo SLX Mountain Bike
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Ripmo SLX Mountain Bike by Ibis
Though the Ripmo has won numerous "bike of the year" awards (even as recently as 2020), the recent release of the Ripmo AF with its more aggressive geometry and suspension had us wondering when the carbon Ripmo would get the same treatment. Fortunately for us, the Ripmo V2 is now here, giving riders the increased capability of the Ripmo AF, but with a carbon frame that saves roughly 2lb over the aluminum version--all while offering a stiffer chassis that climbs, corners, and charges harder.Like the Ripmo, the Ripmo V2 was developed under the rigors of competition, meaning Ibis worked extensively with their professional riders to ensure the new bike meets the increasing demands of modern enduro courses. A disguised version of the Ripmo V2 saw four top-ten finishes in the 2019 EWS, already proving its success at the highest level of the sport.The new recipe starts with a more progressive shock rate that ramps up near the end of the stroke, preventing harsh bottom-outs when you're charging through rock gardens and airing over drops. At the same time, the initial stroke is suppler to improve small-bump sensitivity and smooth out chattery sections of trail. Downhill enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the new bike is now compatible with coil shocks thanks to this revised shock rate.Ibis nailed the geometry on the first Ripmo, so the V2 only sees minor tweaks to give the bike some extra stability when the trail points downhill. This comes in the form of a 1-degree slacker head tube angle, moving to 64. 9-degrees compared to 65. 9 on the original model. The reach is also increased by a few millimeters, rounding things off with a nicely modern 475mm on a size large. These numbers let you open it up a bit more on high-speed descents, but maintain the same lively handling and precise cornering the Ripmo was famous for.Riding bikes isn't all downhill, so considering that most of the time we have to earn our turns, Ibis gives the Ripmo V2 the same uncanny climbing a...

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