DO YOU RIDE CROSS COUNTRY? OR TRAIL? UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING

When you’re out on the trails, there’s no doubt you’ll see a variety of different mountain bikes. You may even scratch your head as to what bike makes the most sense for you. But before we talk about bikes, let’s take a look at the differences between cross country riding …

QUESTIONS, ANSWERS AND A COUPLE OF LIFE RULES WITH KIRT VOREIS

NINER: Does riding a bike ever feel like a job? KIRT: Umm, no, not really. I’m proud of my job. I’m stoked to be doing what I’m doing and I take it seriously, like a job but it doesn’t feel like a job. Maybe when I raced World Cups back in …

WHAT TYPE OF RIDER ARE YOU? A GUIDE TO HELP YOU SELECT THE RIGHT TRAIL BIKE

You’re in the market for a new mountain bike and you know there are no shortage of options. Each bike magazine has a review of this and a review of that. There’s no shortage of info on the intrawebs. So how do you choose? And what are all these categories? …

Which Gravel Bike is for You? The Niner RLT 9 Siblings Explained

What do you mean Niner’s got three bikes called the RLT 9? How is each gravel bike model different than the other? How do I choose? Niner brought the first member of RLT 9 family to life in 2013. The Road Less Traveled (RLT), a close cousin to Niner’s mountain bikes, …

What Do Bikes and Pipe Wrenches Have in Common?

As it turns out, maybe not a lot. If you’re taking a pipe wrench to your bike, it’s probably out of anger and your bike might end up as a junk heap or at a minimum, scarred, very scarred. But, if you’ve ridden your bike somewhere in the realm of …

Kirt Voreis Hunts Down a Bike, and It’s a Niner.

In November of 2016, Kirt Voreis posted a video to Instagram showing he and his trusted videographer, Doug, trying to make a bike video with only wheels and random components. The problem? Kirt didn’t have a frame. Fast forward to January, 2017. Kirt has found a frame – and it’s …

Behind the 9: A Glimpse into Niner’s Brian Mazanti

We sat down with Brian Mazanti, Niner’s International Sales Manager for Asia and Latin America to find out a little bit about his love for bikes, his worst ride ever and also to see if we could glean any wisdom from him. Niner: What’s your first memory of riding a …