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Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike
Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike
Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike
Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike
Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike

Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike

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Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike

Niner AIR 9 1-Star Deore Bike

World Cup performance at a privateer price

Just cause you don’t race for a factory team doesn’t mean you can’t ride a factory race bike. Niner wanted to build a bike for serious riders who don’t want to spend serious cash, and to say their efforts were fruitful would be an understatement. They came up with the Air 9, a high performance aluminum hardtail designed to drop hammers on XC trails. By hydroforming the tubing, Niner was able to control the shape and wall thickness. This process saves weight wherever possible, and increases integrity in high-stress areas. Rigidity is maintained in areas of the front triangle to provide optimal power transfer, and flex is encouraged in other areas to provide a super smooth ride. A PressFit 30 bottom bracket and a 142 x 12 thru axle were also utilized to increase efficiency and save weight.

The Air 9 1-Star comes complete with a Rockshox Reba RL Solo Air to keep the front end light and help carry speed through rough sections. The Shimano Deore 10-speed drivetrain provides ample gearing for climbing, descending, and everything in between. The Niner Alloy wheels are light and stiff, and the Maxxis Icon tires grip well and roll fast, while keeping rotating weight low. Niner’s aluminum stem and bars provide you with a cockpit you can trust when the trail gets sketchy. Shimano Deore brakes make sure you can keep it all under control, and a Niner custom saddle keeps you comfortable on long rides. Most importantly, all these components work well together to create a fun and fast XC experience.

Features

  • Hydroformed aluminum frame is light and stiff
  • 120mm of plush travel
  • Grippy and fast rolling Maxxis Icon tires
  • 10-speed Shimano drivetrain
SPECIFICATIONS
Frame AIR 9 Hydroformed Aluminum, 142 x 12mm through-axle
Fork RockShox Reba RL Solo Air, 120mm-travel, 110 x 15mm axle
Rear Shock N/A
Headset FSA
Shifters Shimano Deore M610
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore M610
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore M615 GS Shadow
Crankset Shimano Deore M617 - 36/22T
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Pedals N/A
Chain Shimano
Cassette Shimano, 10-speed: 11-36
Brakes Shimano Deore M445, 180/160mm rotors
Wheelset Niner alloy
Tires Maxxis Ikon SC F: 29 x 2.35, R: 29 x 2.20
Handlebar Niner Flat Top, aluminum
Stem Niner, aluminum
Grips Niner Grrrips
Seatpost Niner aluminum, 400mm
Seatclamp Niner
Saddle Niner Custom, chromoly rails
Intended Use XC, Trail
Weight 25.7 lbs (lrg)

Note: Components are subject to change without notice.

”GeometryChart”/
GEOMETRY (mm / inch)
Size Extra Small Small Medium Large Extra Large
A: Seat Tube Length 381
15.0
394
15.5
419
16.5
483
19.0
533
21.0
B: Effective Top Tube 578
22.8
593
23.3
610
24.0
629
24.8
648
25.5
C: Stack 606
23.9
619
24.4
624
24.6
639
25.2
658
25.9
D: Reach 382
15.0
392
15.4
408
16.1
422
16.6
436
17.2
E: BB Height -
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
F: BB Drop 47
1.9
47
1.9
47
1.9
47
1.9
47
1.9
G: Head Tube Length 95
3.7
105
4.1
110
4.3
125
4.9
145
5.7
H: Head Tube Angle 70.0 ° 70.0 ° 70.0 ° 70.0 ° 70.0 °
I: Seat Tube Angle 72.0 ° 72.0 ° 72.0 ° 72.0 ° 72.0 °
J: Standover Height 692
27.2
729
28.7
749
29.5
802
31.6
843
33.2
K: Chainstay Length 439
17.3
439
17.3
439
17.3
439
17.3
439
17.3
L: Wheelbase 1079
42.5
1094
43.1
1100
43.3
1120
44.1
1140
44.9
Suggested Rider Height 1.53-1.6m
5'0"-5'5"
1.6-1.75m
5'3"-5'9"
1.73-1.83m
5'8"-6'
1.8-1.91m
5'11"-6'3"
1.91-2.01m
6'3"-6'7"
Weight (kg / lbs) -
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

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Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 6 customers

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4.0

Great bike, but I would not purchase from Jenson again.

By Dustin

from Youngsville, LA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

Bike rides great, but it was built poorly. I expected to be able to ride the bike out of the box but the wheels were out of true.

 
5.0

This bike is Sweeeeeeeet

By boltar

from Albuquerque, NM

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

Bike handles fantastic, well balanced and responsive. It seem more comfortable than my Stumpy. There is no need to to spend crazy money on a Mt bike. Battle ship grey is way cool a color. This Niner rocks...

 
4.0

Air 9

By Mark

from Pittsburgh, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

Fast light and handles awesome, the SLX drivetrain works perfect, fork is killer overall a great package for the price.

 
5.0

I will bay from Jenson again !!

By Sammy

from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Verified Buyer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

As described.

 
5.0

Nice Bike

By jesgab

from Cd. Juarez and El Paso Tx

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

It is a pretty good bike at a good price with really good geometry that makes easy to balance your weight when descending. Mine is a Large frame weighting around 25.5 lbs after tubeless conversion. It is noted as deore components but it came with both derailleurs slx. I have used it twice and on the second time used I rode it for 100 km under all kinds of terrain; I felt confident with it and good stability

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4.0

Great bike, sweet ride.

By Gearhed

from Roseau,Mn.

Verified Buyer

Comments about Niner Air 9 1 Star Deore Bike:

Love the geometry of the frame. Lightweight for the materials used. Love the hub ,axle setup,the straight handlebars. First bike with 29 in. rims,so far so good. High quality components,got it on sale. It's all good.

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    The pic shows the bike dressed up with SLX, but the specs say Deore...which is it?
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    Are the specified niner alloy wheels and the maxxis Icon tires tubeless compatible? It will be a deal breaker if not..
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