When you look at the silhouette of the Ripmo AF it looks a lot like the carbon Ripmo, but upon further inspection, you’ll notice some welds around the frame. The bike is still a Ripmo, but it features a full aluminum frame. The days of Ibis bikes only being available as expensive carbon builds are over, The Ripmo AF is here, it’s inexpensive, and it’s ready to shred everything.
As with all Ibis bikes, the Ripmo AF features the DW-Link suspension designed. DW was designed by Dave Weagle who is arguably the most renowned mountain bike suspension designer in the world. The DW-link design uses anti-squat to eliminate suspension bob, which minimizes pedal feedback caused by suspension movement. The design balances the effects of acceleration and braking forces providing improved traction and efficiency. If you want a bike that climbs amazing and showcases great small bump sensitivity and tracking, a DW-Link bike should be at the top of your list.
The geometry of the Ripmo AF is slightly different than the Ripmo Carbon. The head-angle has slackened out to at 64.9 degrees with a short offset fork which keeps the wheelbase short to get around tight corners. Ibis kept the chainstays at 435mm which gives the bike proper stability at speed while retaining a playful nature. The seat-tube angle still sits at 76 degrees which puts your weight over the front giving you an efficient climbing position and the bottom bracket height remains at 341mm giving the bike a stable feeling without causing pedal strikes while climbing. The leverage ratio of the frame has also been made more progressive allowing the option to run a coil sprung rear shock.
Ibis created the Ripmo to be a great all-around bike that could handle rowdy conditions, and the bike’s geometry numbers reflect this. Its not the slackest or longest 29er out there, but we think that’s great. Ibis created a bike that everyone will love. You don’t have to be hammering through an EWS rock garden for the bike to properly perform. Whether you want to ride flowly singletrack, or steep technical chutes, you’re gonna have fun on the Ripmo AF. It’s the perfect tool for an exciting ride.
DVO suspension front and rear smooths out the trail in front of you
SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain provides you with all the gears you need to conquer any ride
Note: Components are subject to change without notice.
GEOMETRY (mm / inch)
A: Seat Tube Length
B: Effective Top Tube
E: BB Height
F: BB Drop
G: Head Tube Length
H: Head Tube Angle
I: Seat Tube Angle
J: Standover Height
K: Chainstay Length
Suggested Rider Height
5'0" - 5'5" 152cm - 165cm
5'4" - 5'9" 163cm - 175cm
5'9" - 6'2" 175cm - 188cm
6'0" - 6'6" 183cm - 198cm
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including (Cadmium, Phthalates, Bisphenol, Nickel (Metallic), di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate "DEHP"), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Do not include HTML, links, references to other stores, pricing or contact info.
My question is about:
If your question is about more than one item, click + to add them.
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!
Questions For Similar Products
Jenson USA ships worldwide, including APO/FPO addresses. For a quote, simply add the items you are interested in to your shopping cart and look for the "Shipping Options" box. You don't have to login or create an account to see shipping charges.
Some manufacturers restrict where we can ship their products. If this item has shipping restrictions, they are listed below. If you'd like to buy an item that we cannot ship to your preferred address, we can accept your foreign credit card and ship to a USA address for you.
Get free 1-day California shipping with your $50 purchase today, on most orders. Please note this offer is only available to physical shipping addresses in California(no PO Boxes), and oversize charges still apply on some heavy/large items
Due to manufacturer restrictions, this product cannot be shipped to the following locations:
// Ibis Mojo HD5XT M8100 Bike 2020More travel,
more funIbis created the HD5 to be the ultimate 27.5” brawler. The new bike features 153mm of rear travel like its little brother the HD4, but comes stock with a 170mm front ...
Marin Team Marin 2020 BikeA bike ready for
the podiumMarin feels that the drive to win comes from within. The Team Marin has been brought back to the racing scene to support high school XC racing. The bike was specifically ...
Marin Wildcat Trail WFG 5 Bike 2020A women’s
specific mountain bikeThe Wildcat Trail family crosses boundaries between Trail and Sport mountain bikes, the Wildcat Trail 5 is designed for the female hardtail enthusiast looking for a full-featured trail mountain bike. ...