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Niner AIR 9 Carbon 2-Star GX1
  • Color: Gunmetal/Niner Green
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Niner AIR 9 Carbon 2-Star GX1

2016

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2016 Niner AIR 9 Carbon 2-Star GX1

The stable and successful middle child in Niner’s AIR 9 family, the AIR 9 Carbon delivers race-bred speed and handling while leaving some cash in your pocket to buy dinner for the friends you embarrassed on race day. Using a slightly simpler carbon layup and material, the AIR 9 Carbon benefits from the same extensive refinement and testing that went into the AIR 9 RDO. The result is a slight difference in weight but the same fast, responsive ride you expect from Niner. The rigid sides of the down and top tubes maximize torsional stiffness, while the flat sections on each tube act as leaf springs for a buttery-smooth ride. Combine these elements with Niner’s proven 29er geometry, and you have a race machine that’s ready for the abuse of everyday riding.

The AIR 9 Carbon 2-Star brings you toe to toe with your comfort zone, then rips over the line and carries you to what lies beyond. To make sure you get there, Niner installed a RockShox Reba RL Air fork to dutifully soak up 120mm of chunder and firmly stick the fast-rolling, tenacious Maxxis Ikon tires to your line of choice. SRAM delivers a streamlined, thorough range of gears in a precise-shifting GX1 drivetrain so you can find the gear you need to spin up any climb. SRAM’s DB5 hydraulic disc brakes offer easy modulation, which translates into greater speed, longer acceleration zones, and less momentum loss. Choose the 2-Star build for a no-nonsense hardtail with a thoroughbred lineage.

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    Specification Description
    Frame AIR 9 Carbon, 142 x 12mm through-axle
    Fork RockShox Reba RL Solo Air, 120mm-travel, 110 x 15mm axle
    Rims Niner Alloy
    Hubs see Rims/Wheels
    Spokes see Rims/Wheels
    Tires Maxxis Ikon SC F: 29 x 2.35, R: 29 x 2.20
    Crankset SRAM S1000
    Chainrings 32T
    Rear Derailleur SRAM GX1 11-speed
    Rear Cogs Shimano XT, 11-speed: 11-42
    Shifters SRAM GX
    Handlebars Niner Flat Top, aluminum
    Tape/Grips Niner Grrrips
    Stem Niner, aluminum
    Brake Levers SRAM DB5
    Brakes SRAM DB5, 180/160mm rotors
    Saddle Niner Custom, chromoly rails
    Seat Post Niner aluminum, 400mm

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number
    Gunmetal/Niner Green / X-Small 00036311602244 03-631-16-02-24
    Gunmetal/Niner Green / Small 00036311603241 03-631-16-03-24
    Gunmetal/Niner Green / Medium 00036311604248 03-631-16-04-24
    Gunmetal/Niner Green / Large 00036311605245 03-631-16-05-24
    Gunmetal/Niner Green / X-Large 00036311606242 03-631-16-06-24
    Arctic White/Licorice / X-Small 00036311602305 03-631-16-02-30
    Arctic White/Licorice / Small 00036311603302 03-631-16-03-30
    Arctic White/Licorice / Medium 00036311604309 03-631-16-04-30
    Arctic White/Licorice / Large 00036311605306 03-631-16-05-30
    Arctic White/Licorice / X-Large 00036311606303 03-631-16-06-30
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