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Ibis Ripley LS Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike - 2017

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    Rip it.

    The Ripley LS is Ibis' answer to the call for a longer, slacker version of its well-loved Ripley. The effects of these changes are felt throughout the frame in the form of a longer wheelbase and lowered head tube angle. This bigger footprint gives the Ripley LS extra confidence on steep, gnarly descents and meets the needs of riders who've been using the original Ripley as something of a baby enduro rig. As Ibis puts it, these geometry tweaks bring the Ripley from "sporty" to "gnarly" to fuel even bigger runs and envelope-pushing rides. The 2017 Ripley LS Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike pairs that revised geometry with SRAM's revolutionary X01 Eagle drivetrain, a Fox Float 34 fork, a dropper seatpost, and Ibis' own 938 wheels for a race-ready ride.

    Other than those geometry changes, this is still the classic Ripley that we've been throwing around in all manner of terrain for years. The construction process remains the same, beginning with an internal bladder that's wrapped in a monocoque carbon layup that keeps the carbon fabric intact through joints. The precision of this method means that no additional molds or fillers are needed to keep the frame light and strong. The Ripley LS's swingarm and clevis are still filled with foam glass microsphere cores to ensure their structural integrity while keeping weight down, and it has the same expanded dropper capacity as the regular version.

    The Ripley includes the latest Fox Float DPS shock, which is tuned for the DW-Link suspension's firm, consistent pedaling platform. Expect it to handle with nimble speed while accelerating out of turns and taking advantage of the suspension's strong anti-squat tendencies. The 120mm rear travel, combined with the Ripley LS's 67.5-degree head tube, makes for a surprisingly eager trail platform that combines the best qualities of XC and trail bikes.

    Increasing rear stiffness was the key to this versatility, and the inclusion of a boost rear axle is the first obvious step in that direction. Ibis engineers also revisited the internals of the dual eccentrics used in the DW-Link suspension, modifying the cores and adding extra carbon to the frame for more responsive power transfer. In addition to adding tire clearance, the redesigned right-side upright and inclusion of a swingarm-mount for the front derailleur contribute to an overall stiffer rear triangle. The chainstays also contribute to stiffness by remaining impressively stubby, and the CNC-machined threads of the 73mm bottom bracket grant peace of mind with less creaking than a PressFit model.

    • Ibis' 29in trail machine meets SRAM Eagle
    • Responsive DW-Link suspension with 4.7in of travel
    • Longer, slacker LS geometry tackles bigger lines
    • Light and stiff carbon construction
    • Boost axles increase wheel stiffness
    • SRAM's Eagle drivetrain features the ultimate bailout cog
    • Item #IBS003K

    Tech Specs

    Frame Material
    carbon fiber
    Suspension
    DW-Link
    Rear Shock
    Fox Factory Float DPS 3pos w/Adj and EVOL Sleeve with Kashima Coat
    Rear Travel
    120mm
    Fork
    2017 Fox Factory Float 34 Boost
    Front Travel
    130mm
    Headset
    Cane Creek 40 ZS44/EC49
    Shifters
    SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed Trigger
    Front Derailleur
    n/a
    Rear Derailleur
    SRAM X01 Eagle 1x12-speed
    ISCG Tabs
    no
    Crankset
    32t SRAM X01 Eagle Carbon direct mount
    Bottom Bracket
    73mm BSA threaded
    Crank Arm Length
    175mm
    Cassette
    10 - 50t SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed
    Chain
    SRAM X01 Eagle PowerLock 12-speed
    Brakeset
    SRAM Guide RSC
    Brake Type
    hyraulic disc
    Rotors
    [front] 180mm SRAM Centerline, [rear] 160mm SRAM Centerline
    Handlebar
    Ibis Carbon
    Handlebar Width
    760mm
    Grips
    Lizard Skins Logo
    Stem
    Thomson Elite X4
    Saddle
    Ibis Custom, CrMo rails
    Seatpost
    Fox Transfer hydraulic dropper
    Seatpost Diameter
    31.6mm
    Wheelset
    Ibis 938 Very Wide Aluminum Asymmetric, 34mm inner width
    Hubs
    Ibis
    Front Axle
    15 x 110mm Boost thru-axle
    Rear Axle
    12 x 148mm Boost thru-axle
    Tires
    Schwalbe Nobby Nic
    Tire Size
    [front] 29 x 2.35in, [rear] 29 x 2.25in
    Recommended Use
    trail
    Manufacturer Warranty
    7 years on frame

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    Ripper

      I really would love to have 3 or 4 mountain bikes, but it just isn't in the cards. If you are looking for a bike that is one of the most versatile bikes on the market, here it is.
      You don't have to sacrifice uphill climbing ability for downhill performance with the technology today. The LS (longer and slacker) is more than capable of climbing like a XC bike and descending like a playful trail bike, especially if you put a 140mm up front. The 67.5 head tube angle certainly helps push and plow the downhill and will push your confidence to the limits and beyond;) This has been one of my favorite trail bikes that I have ridden the last couple of years. I pieced my build together, but would rather have this Eagle setup;)
      Rock Shox Pike 140mm up front.
      50mm stem with 780mm wide bars -
      Carbon rims laced to Hope hubs -
      SRAM X01/XX1 mix on the drive train
      Race Face Turbine crank (30T chainring) - a little heavy but strong.
      Shimano XT m8000 brakes - can't go wrong.
      150mm dropper post
      WTB saddle
      If you are looking to build something or have any questions at all on this Eagle build please reach out to me directly.
      Saddle Height: 71.5
      Size: Large, could ride a Medium no problem

      Bill Sherman
      Customer Account Manager
      801.204.4545
      bsherman@competitivecyclist.com

      Ripper

      Fast and Versatile

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Ibis managed to engineer a true one bike quiver killer with both the Ripley and Ripley LS (longer, slacker). The optimized DW link suspension with eccentric pivoting cores provides a phenomenal pedaling platform that transfers the riders energy efficiently with very little pedal bob. When the trails point downhill, the 120mm of rear travel soaks up rough terrain as if it had more than the specs suggest.



      This bike is a blast to ride and own. If you have any question regarding the build or would like to pick my brain on this bike, feel free to call me directly or send me an email.



      Trevor Linthorst

      Account Manager & Expert Gearhead

      P: 801.204.4563

      E: tlinthorst@backcountry.com

      Fast and Versatile