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    Air 9 RDO Build with SRAM XX1

    Thought I'd post some pictures of my recently built Niner Air 9 RDO.

    Air 9 RDO Build with SRAM XX1-dsc07408.jpg

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    Weighs in at around ~18.75lbs. Rides real fast

    Could drop a bit more weight and improve the ride with some summer tyres. The latest Time pedals might also help drop the weight a fraction, which I might purchase later in the year. The current set of pedals have temporarily come off another of my bikes.

    - Matt

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    Nice bike.

    I like the wheels a lot to, Very good choice.

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    I love the shape of the frame its always been a favourite of mine....nice bike

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    it may not be comfortable to ride but boy it's beautiful.

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    Since we are on the subject!

    Here is mine, just love the bike
    Sram XX1 Twist
    Rolf Ralo's
    Tires racing Ralpsh 2.1
    Brakes xt
    Handlebars-niner
    Stem-Niner
    Seatpost woodman carbon
    Weight 19.15
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    Looks fast just sitting there! Congrats on the new build

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    Air 9 RDO Build with SRAM XX1

    Why didn't you guys took size S? Now it looks like the handlebar is higher then the seat or do you guys like to ride chopper style

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    Beauty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sand0kan View Post
    Why didn't you guys took size S? Now it looks like the handlebar is higher then the seat or do you guys like to ride chopper style
    My son, was racing my bike on Sunday, I just didn't put the seat back up where it was suppose to be!

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    You can't go wrong with an RDO, sweet build
    Niner Jet 9
    Santa Cruz Highball Carbon

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    For me, the medium is a better fit, I like the longer reach. I'm short in the leg but reasonably long in the torso.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattwatkins View Post
    Thought I'd post some pictures of my recently built Niner Air 9 RDO.

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    More here:

    Niner Air 9 RDO: Pictures | Wheel of Misfortune

    Weighs in at around ~18.75lbs. Rides real fast

    Could drop a bit more weight and improve the ride with some summer tyres. The latest Time pedals might also help drop the weight a fraction, which I might purchase later in the year. The current set of pedals have temporarily come off another of my bikes.

    - Matt
    What is Q factor that is compatible with the RDO and what BB do you need?

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    Air 9 RDO Build with SRAM XX1

    Quote Originally Posted by CasinoKiD View Post
    What is Q factor that is compatible with the RDO and what BB do you need?
    Either Q factor will work (I'm running the narrow XX1 cranks on mine), and you need a PF30 (BB30) BB.

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    That's a whole mess of carbon. Very well done.
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