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2018 Ibis Ripley LS GX Eagle Bike (discontinued)

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Ripley LS GX Build - TiHo Silver
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2018 Ibis Ripley LS Ride Review & Impressions Video

The Good:

Climbing rocket || Stiff rear end || Decently bottomless || Playful for a 29er

The Bad:

Front end doesn't match the stiffness of the rear || Deore brakes on a $4700 bike??? || Speed compound Nobby Nic not as grippy up front.

Overall Review:

Hey everyone, got the chance to take out the 2018 Ibis Ripley LS. Quick impressions are this thing is a climbing rocket. If you like to put in the miles and vertical this is the perfect bike. The front wasn't near as stiff as the rear however so a stiffer fork and maybe a 140mm fork could serve this bike well. Hope you enjoy the video.


Product Ibis Ripley LS GX Eagle Bike
Model Year 2018
Riding Type Trail
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
S, M, L, XL View Geometry
Size S M L XL
Top Tube Length 546mm 600mm 619mm 640mm
Head Tube Angle 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
Head Tube Length 77.5mm 93mm 102mm 107mm
Seat Tube Angle 75° 73° 73° 73°
Seat Tube Length 386mm 419mm 470mm 521mm
Bottom Bracket Height 330mm 330mm 330mm 330mm
Chainstay Length 444mm 444mm 444mm 444mm
Wheelbase 1144mm 1140mm 1167mm 1187mm
Standover 715mm 740mm 740mm 750mm
Reach 383mm 411mm 428mm 448mm
Stack 605mm 619mm 625mm 632mm
Wheel Size 29"
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details Carbon fiber monocoque front triangle and rear swingarm with internal cable routing
Rear Travel 120mm
Rear Shock FOX Float DPS Performance Series EVOL, 7.25" x 1.75"
Fork FOX 34 Float Performance Series
Fork Travel 130mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered
Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/EC49
Handlebar Ibis T76 7075 aluminum, 780mm, 20mm rise
Stem Ibis 3D, forged 7075 aluminum, 31.8mm bar, 28.6mm steerer, 50mm - 90mm lengths
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Evo
Brakes Shimano Deore M6000
Brake Levers Shimano Deore M6000
Drivetrain 1x
Shifters SRAM Eagle GX, trigger, 12-speed
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM Eagle GX, 12-speed
ISCG Tabs No
Chainguide N/A
Cranks SRAM Descendant, aluminum, 175mm length with 170mm length option
Bottom Bracket 73mm (BSA) english thread
Pedals None included
Chain SRAM Eagle GX with PowerLock
Cassette SRAM XG 1275, 10 x 50 tooth, 12-speed
Rims Ibis 938 Very Wide Aluminum Asymmetric Wheelset, 34mm inner width
Hubs Ibis, Boost
Spokes Pillar DB 14/15
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.6”
Saddle Ibis custom saddle, chromoly rails
Seatpost KS LEV-Si Dropper, 100mm, 125mm or 150mm drop
Optional upgrade: KS Lev Integra, 175mm drop
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Seatpost Clamp Standard
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 12mm x 148mm
Max. Tire Size 2.6"
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes, double
Colors Ti-Ho Silver
Vitamin P
Warranty 7 year guarantee that frame and rims are free of defects in materials and workmanship for the original owner. Paint and finish are covered for a period of 1 year. Lifetime no-fault guarantee provides for low-cost replacement or repair of parts damaged in a crash or other non-warranty situation for the life of the original owner.
Weight N/A
Miscellaneous ​Dw-link suspension
Internal cable routing including mechanical or hydraulic dropper posts
Not 27.5" plus compatible
High front derailleur direct mount for Shimano side pull 2X front derailleurs, including Di2
Approved for 130-140mm forks
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