Your friends might think you're a little bit loony, but you've got a soft spot for a fully-rigid ride, that's why you've got your eye out for the Niner Boost RDO Carbon Rigid Fork. Pairing perfectly with the Air 9, or just about any other boosted hardtail with a tapered steer tube, this fork is ideal for converting your ride to a snappy and fast rigid steed. Its crafted from Niner's RDO carbon to deliver a light and stiff feel to let you rally through tight switchbacks while maintaining total control. Boost spacing brings things fork into the future, elevating stiffness further with a wide thru-axle, and offering extra tire clearance for plush tires that soak up trail debris. Big wheels, high speeds, and strong disc brakes can combine to tweak flimsy forks out of alignment, which makes it really hard to hold your line while you're riding steep, high-speed trails. While suspension forks have been rocking burly thru-axles to fight off flex for years, rigid forks are only just catching up. Niner endowed the RDO Carbon with a rugged 15mm RockShox Maxle thru-axle to resists these torsional forces, so your wheel will track straighter and you'll be able to hold a reliable line under braking (and when you're opening the throttle). The whole RDO Fork is made with Niner's secret sauce carbon fiber, proprietary layups, and tube architecture, so it's light, stiff, and highly responsive. A special carbon weave is designed to maximize carbon's dampening properties, too, so you don't feel like you're getting vibrated to death or bounced around like you're riding a steel fork. At the top, a tapered steering tube integrates seamlessly to provide precise and reliable control with plenty of strength, and its seamless integration reduces stress-prone bonds that can squeak, creak, or worse. To top it off with a sense of adventure Niner equips the fork with rack mounts to carry their share of the load when you dive into overnight getaways into the backcountry.
Options, sizes, colors available on Backcountry
Niner Boost RDO Carbon Rigid Fork
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
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.
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.