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  1. Components, Wrenching
    Gravel, Groad, All road, Adventure are all nouns synonymous with this ever-growing segment of "road bike" that has become one of the most popular trends in cycling as of late. Their ability to shapeshift from weekend gravel race rig to backroad touring rig makes them a great option for a do it...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Graphic designer Nate Adams shows off the MCR at Niner's booth. Showing off a prototype of a new full-suspension gravel bike, Niner is making clear it's back in the game at Sea Otter. "Not only have we not gone away, we're moving full speed ahead," said company co-founder Chris Sugai. A...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    The revised Niner RLT 9 Steel 3-star Rival. Niner has overhauled its line of RLT 9 gravel bikes, with updates that include improved gearing, new component groups, wider tires, and a host of other tweaks. Below are highlights of the changes. 2-Star bikes receive Shimano Tiagra with hydraulic...
  4. Cyclocross
    The complete $3800 3-star build comes with a SRAM Rival drivetrain, Niner carbon fork, and Stan's tubeless alloy wheels. It's not even July yet, but some cyclists are surely already contemplating cyclocross season. Count the crew at Colorado's Niner Bikes among that crowd. This week, they...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    This Niner RKT 9 RDO has an 100mm fork and 90mm of rear travel. When does a road bike become a mountain bike? As we wandered around the Sea Otter Classic this year, it's a question that kept popping up. On several occasions we saw sleek road steeds sporting WTBs new tubby rubber and/or short...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Look for Rebecca Rusch to be piloting this new bike at various races and adventures. Photo courtesy Niner/Ian Hylands "When is Niner going to come out with a carbon fiber RLT model?" has been a question asked of Niner since the introduction of the RLT alloy gravel bike back in 2013. Roll the...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    The updated Niner RLT 9 serves up a healthy dose of #CampVibes (click to enlarge) The RLT9 is available in both alloy and steel versions. The alloy model is an all-terrain road bike with a racing pedigree. The light alloy tubing makes it a contender in gravel grinding events, as well as the...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    Frame geometry is very CX race day specific, with a steep headtube angle, size and crank length-specific bottom bracket height for better cornering, and short 425mm chainstays for improved maneuverability (click to enlarge). Niner continues its slow but steady push into the drop bar bike arena...
  9. Cyclocross
    The new bike comes in five builds (click to enlarge). The road less traveled is now accessible by steel, a steel-framed bike that is. On Monday, the Fort Collins, Colorado-based maker of all things 29er lifted the curtain on the RLT 9 Steel, a gravel grinder-oriented drop bar bike constructed...
  10. Cyclocross
    The new Niner BSB 9 RDO disc-equipped carbon fiber cross bike. Perhaps we have Niner to blame for the freak summer snowstorm that blanketed the roads and trails around Deer Valley Resort on the first day of PressCamp 2014. While spinning blissful road miles or shredding singletrack is the norm...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    New composite CX wheels from Niner - a clue of what's to come? Lots of product news coming out of the Niner camp this week. The Colorado-based company that made its bones with 29er mountain bikes, then expanded into the gravel grinding road bike arena, just announced new build and paint scheme...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    We had the opportunity to talk Niner President Chris Sugai and Marketing Manager Carla Hukee and they gave us invaluable insight on the Niner RLT 9 gravel grinder bike. "Carla and the gang first brought up the idea to me two years ago and I was firmly against it because it was not a 29er bike...
  13. Colnago C35 Ferrari

    here is the top view of my Colnago C35 Ferrari bike...the bike wasnt bought as a unit but built up...the seat however is OEM Originally made by Selle Italia for this C35 Ferrari...Ferrari Engineers insisted on putting vent wings near the nose of the saddle...ugly to some...but it s a perfect ride fo
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