Niner RKT 9 2-Star GX1 - 2016

Niner RKT 9 2-Star GX1
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  • Color: Green/Greener
$4,500.00
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Niner’s RKT 9 RDO does one thing very well—fly. They pulled out all the stops to create the most efficient full suspension cross-country bike possible. The lightweight RDO-compacted carbon frame employs Niner’s patented Constantly Varying Arc (CVA) rear linkage, which allows pedaling forces and suspension travel to operate independent of one another, so you reap the rewards of every watt you put into the pedals while still enjoying the benefits of a fully suspended race rig. Niner’s suspension paired with a Fox Float DPS shock gives you 90mm of efficient travel. Extra standover clearance allows you to lay the bike over with greater balance and control, gaining the advantage on the competition by carrying more speed through corners. The Boost 148mm rear spacing creates a stronger, stiffer wheel build and greater stability in the rear triangle for better tracking through choppy courses.

The 2-Star version of the RKT 9 RDO launches you into the race, while leaving you with some leftover cash to celebrate another PR. A RockShox Reba RL fork absorbs course chatter to keep your speed-addicted Maxxis Ikon tires dug in and carving their way to victory. The stiff, lightweight Niner alloy wheels accelerate quickly and hold your line. SRAM gets you rocketing up to speed and back down to earth again with a no-nonsense GX 1 x 11-speed drivetrain and powerful DB5 hydraulic disc brakes. And, you’ll pilot this rig to glory in comfort thanks to Niner’s ergonomic touchpoints, regardless of whether your race is one hour or twenty-four.

Specs

Frame RKT 9 RDO, 90mm travel CVS, Boost 148 x 12mm through-axle
Fork RockShox Reba RL Solo Air, 100mm-travel, 110 x 15mm axle
Rear Shock Fox Float Factory DPS, 3-position remote lever
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
Bottom Bracket PF30
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

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Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Carbon/Niner Red / X-Small 047311602202 04-731-16-02-20
Carbon/Niner Red / Small 047311603209 04-731-16-03-20
Carbon/Niner Red / Medium 047311604206 04-731-16-04-20
Carbon/Niner Red / Large 047311605203 04-731-16-05-20
Carbon/Niner Red / X-Large 04-731-16-06-20
Green/Greener / X-Small 047311602707 04-731-16-02-70
Green/Greener / Small 047311603704 04-731-16-03-70

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