My first new mtb in 10 yrs - Niner AIR 9 RDO!

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by laxer29

Just to introduce myself to WW, my last bike I rode was a Gary Fisher Supercalibur, ProFlex 856 custom and a Kona Mano Mano way back in the day when I was a bike tech fro 1996 to 2003. Hoe much bikes have changed.

I just built up a Niner AIR 9 RDO and is amazed by how far the technology has come. Here's my specs of sup 23lbs.

Frame: Niner Air 9 RDO – Medium in Niner Green
Fork: RockShox Reba RLT 100mm Dual Air
Headset: Cane Creek 40
Rims: Stan's Crest 29er
Hubs: Shimano XT Disc – 12x142mm R
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Tires: Kenda Nevegal – 29 x 2.2 UST
Crankset: Shimano XT 2x10 - 26/38, 175mm
Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT 2x10
Chain: Shimano XT 2x10
Front Derailleur: Shimano XT 2x10
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT 2x10
Cassette: Shimano XT 2x10
Shifters: Shimano XT 2x10
Handlebars: Niner Carbon
Tape/Grips: ODI Lock On
Stem: Niner RDO Carbon
Brake Levers: Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc
Brakes: Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc
Pedals: Shimano XT Clipless
Saddle: Bontrager
Seat Post: Niner Carbon

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by Phil335

Congrats! I loved my Niner

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by Gregg

fond memories with my proflex's 552 & 554, not as good as yours though. any pics of the 856?

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by Juanmoretime

:thumbup: :welcome: You could have not made a better choice. Welcome to the forum and enjoy your new bike!

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by DanW

I love the look of those frames :D Very jealous!

The good thing is you have left plenty of room to give the bike the Weightweenies treatment when funds allows for even more fun a bit further down the line :D

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