Meet the Niner Air 9 RDO, a race bike that rolls fast and will put a smile in your face.

The new Air 9 RDO is a product of almost a decade of refinement and testing, courtesy of Niner’s racing and engineering programs and here are the specs

Air9 RDO Specs And Feel


1.RDO Carbon Compaction for light weight, stiffness, strength and ride quality.
2.Over 100 grams lighter than previous model with addition of 142 x 12 spacing
3.1060 grams: size med w/ chainstay and downtube protector, TI Guards and headbadge
With Niner’s RDO Carbon fork, is the lightest integrated off road racing system
4.Niner’s World Cup tested racing geometry.

5.Tapered head tube for front end stiffness, strength and steering precision.
6.Low profile disc brake mount.
Replaceable rear derailleur hanger.
7.Clearance for 2.4 tire.
8.Improved cable routing is Di2 ready and side swing front derailleur compatible.
9.New lighter Niner headbadge.
10.Compatible with standard 3x chainring systems.
11.SRAM recommended 2x chainrings: 26/39 or lower.
12.SRAM XX1 recommended max chainring: 32T Q-Factor: 168mm.
13.SHIMANO XT recommended 2x chainrings: 28/40 or lower.
14.SHIMANO XTR FC M9000 series recommended 2x chainrings: 28/38 or lower. XTR FC M980 series 2x chainrings not recommended
15.C5 Carbon warranty – 5 years

Available in:
Niner Red/Carbon

Niner offers the Air9 RDO in 4 different levels of build. Prices range from $3,000 retail for the 2-Star, Shimano SLX equipped build with a host of alloy parts to the 5-star, $6,200 SRAM X01 equipped dream bike with carbon cranks, cockpit, and wheels.

In short: If you crave a light, fast accelerating, nimble bike that doesn’t feel noodly or brutally stiff, this could be your next race whip.


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