Kissin’ Babies, Shakin’ Hands: Lessons Learned about Mountain Bike Advocacy

20 years ago, the IMBA World Summit was more about how to build a sustainable trail. Today, it’s all about kissin’ babies and shakin’ hands. Mountain biking has grown up since the boys in California raced the Repack. It’s now the college graduate who’s out there trying to make its …

A Little Afternoon Fun: Putting the New RIP 9 RDO Down Some Trail

Wondering how competent the new 150 mm RIP 9 RDO is? Nate and Alex hit the trails one sunny afternoon to show you. With Boost spacing, you also get the option of running 27.5+ or 29 tires. RIP 9 RDO with Nate Adams and Alex Petitdimange from Niner Bikes on …

What’s in a name? How’d the Catfish get Angry?

If you haven’t visited the Angry Catfish Bicycle and Coffee Shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’re missing out. Whether you live in the area or are just passing through, make it a point to stop in. We recently had a moment to sit down with Parker, the store manager, to get …

Fully Loaded: The Blackburn Rangers Ride On

The Blackburn Rangers program began its fourth season last spring. With names like Christian and Ivan, Brian and Courtney and Katie and Laura, this season’s Blackburn Rangers headed out for some serious time away. Their adventures would take them across the country, over mountains, along oceans, through deserts and everywhere …

Bikepacking 101: Four Different Approaches to Loading Your Bike

Where do you wander? In the past couple of years, Niner has learned a lot from teaming up with Blackburn Designs in support of their Ranger program. One of the results of the partnership is Roll With It, a book about the ins and outs of traveling on your bike. …

Riding the new RLT 9 RDO – a Gravel Grinder Built for Performance

Athletes Rebecca Rusch, Zach Allison and Barrett James discuss what motivates them to ride gravel instead of riding on the road. Featuring the new Niner Bikes RLT 9 RDO, a performance driven carbon fiber gravel bike. Why do you ride Gravel? from Niner Bikes on Vimeo.

Replacing the shift cables on the RIP 9 RDO and Version 2 of the JET 9 RDO and JET 9 Carbon

Niner’s George Wisell takes you through the hassle free process of replacing the shift cables on the RIP 9 RDO and Version 2 of the JET 9 RDO and JET 9 Carbon. If you need more help with installing the cables on any of these bikes please also refer to …