The e9 series offers two new ways to experience our uniquely #ninerd brand of freedom, fun, and adventure.
With in-house Niner engineering, best in class Bosch Performance Line drive systems, extended range batteries, and durable, creative designs, these bikes dial up the fun factor to 11.
There’s always been an “e” in Niner
At Niner, our mission is to make riding on dirt better, period.
From “day one” in 2005, we started making 29ers because they genuinely improved our ride, allowing riders to pedal faster, smoother, farther, stronger, and feel more confident.
Today in 2020, our mission hasn’t changed. Not a bit. With the e9 series, we’re upping the fun factor, offering new ways to pedal, damn it! and maintaining our signature ride quality and Niner style.
9 things you need to know:
- 1.Two all-new e9 electric mountain bikes: the 150mm travel RIP e9 and 180mm travel WFO e9.
- 2.Fourth generation Bosch Performance Line CX motors for smooth, predictable power, lighter weight, compact size, and best in class service.
- 3.One-piece, cast and post-machined alloy motor mounts for strength and stiffness.
- 4.Integrated 625wh Power Tube batteries for extended range.
- 5.Built with Niner design, engineering, and DNA, for rider-focused performance and handling.
- 6.Tested tough for years of durability and riding duty on dirt.
- 7.Externally accessible downtube batteries for easy charging and transport.
- 8.Niner-tuned Horst link suspension systems optimize kinematics for the specific demands of eMTB riding.
- 9.“Right side up” trunnion mount shocks with bearings in rocker link minimize rotational friction for supple, ground-gripping suspension.
The freedom to ride more dirt, more often = more fun
Stay out longer, go a little farther, summit sooner
A quick, 150 mm-travel trail bike for picking off mid-week missions and day-long excursions
The best ways we can think of to improve a ride on the dirt is to stay out longer, go a little farther, summit the climb sooner, or just make a ride happen, period. Our new 150 mm-travel RIP e9 29er checks all those boxes. It’s a quick, mid-travel trail bike for picking off mid-week missions and day-long excursions alike.
Welded 6061 aluminum frame and one-piece motor mount
We start with a hand welded 6061 aluminum frame and a one-piece motor mount that unifies the upper and lower pivot locations with the shock mount for exceptional stiffness. Forged seat- and chainstay yokes, rocker arm, hollowed dropouts, plus our signature Enduro Max Black Oxide pivot bearings, make this all-new Niner chassis rock solid.
Bosch Performance Line CX motor
A Bosch Performance Line CX motor delivers smooth pedal assist with no surprises. Torque sensitive, zero-lag power delivery is predictable in all conditions. And the 625wh battery means you can ride farther without fear of losing the juice.
Power Tube 625 battery
625wh external downtube battery offers easy access and robust range of 50mi/80km (avg).
150’mm suspension travel
Air shock with lockout. With pedal assist easily overcoming any pedal input, our CVA system wasn’t an ideal choice on this bike. Turning over every rock in pursuit of performance, we adjusted the leverage ratio, shock length, stroke, orientation and mounting location to elicit Niner’s signature kinematics. The net result is a remarkably supple, balanced suspension curve that's equally at home going uphill or down, and ready to take on any trail.
But above all, Niner ride quality is paramount. Accordingly, the RIP e9 suspension behavior was carefully evaluated during development. The addition of pedal assist reduced the importance of Niner’s signature CVA system and the elaborately tuned, highly efficient pedaling platform it offers.
With the freedom to consider a range of proven, well-suited suspension designs, our engineers turned to (and hot-rodded) a Horst-link 4-bar system. Turning over every rock in pursuit of performance, we adjusted the leverage ratio, shock length, stroke, orientation and mounting location to elicit Niner’s signature kinematics. Using a “right side up” trunnion shock mount, bearings in the rocker arm are free to rotate smoothly.. The net result is a remarkably supple, balanced suspension curve that’s equally at home going uphill or down, and ready to take on any trail.
Whether you want to rack up more rides per week, wring out more mileage per ride, or just inject the everyday with a dose of extraordinary, the RIP e9 is ready to roll.
Bash guard under motor protects against impacts.
Enduro Max Black Oxide pivot bearings
The smoothest, most durable bearings in the industry. Made for life.
Niner ride quality
Remarkably supple, balanced suspension curve that’s equally at home going uphill or down, and ready to take on any trail.
Color: Magnetic grey/Oil slick
Motor: Bosch Gen 4 Performance Line CX 20 mph
Battery: Bosch Powertube 625 wh
Display: Bosch Purion
Frame: Niner RIP E9 150 mm travel
Fork: Rockshox Yari RC 160 mm
Shock: Rockshox Super Deluxe Select Plus RT 185 x 55 mm Trunnion
Front wheel: Stans Notubes Flow D, Formula CL-811 hub 110x15 mm
Rear wheel: Stans Notubes Flow D, Formula ECT-148S hub 148x12 mm
Front tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C/EXO/TR 29x2.5 WT
Rear tire: Maxxis Aggressor 2C/EXO/TR 29x2.5 WT
Brakes: Magura MT5
Brake levers: Magura MT5
Brake rotors: Magura Storm 203 mm Centerlock
Chain: SRAM SX Eagle 12 speed
Rear shifter: SRAM SX Eagle 12 speed
Rear derailleur: SRAM SX Eagle 12 speed
Cassette: SRAM PG1210 Eagle, 11-50 teeth
Crankset: Praxis Bosch G4 ISIS 165 mm with SRAM DM Eagle Ring 36 teeth
Bottom bracket: N/A
Saddle: Niner Custom TR with cr-mo rails, printed Niner Graphic
Seatpost: KS LEV SI (S-100 mm, MD-125 mm, LG-150 mm)
Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R 780 mm wide, 20 mm Rise, 35 mm Clamp
Stem: Race Face Aeffect R, 35 mm clamp
Headset: Niner internal ZS Shis description ZS44/28.6|ZS56/40
Frame sizes: SM, MD, LG
Aproximate weight: 55.5 lbs/25.2 kg