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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

    The Niner distributor in the UK has photos of the Rip 9 RDO in black on their website. This is great news for those not fond of the original blue color.

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    Oh man that is the stuff! Put the new blacked out Pike on there and that thing would be sick!

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    The blue looks good but I would be pisssssssssed if I had shelled out for it only to have the black come out a month later. That frame looks amazing.

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    Yes!!!!!

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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

    Stand out for a change! Blue looks good!

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    Main advantage of black is the ability to go with any color bling and have it look good.

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    I still like the Blue more.

    I'm sure that a lot of the people that like black would have liked the logo's too be black as well.

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    Hey muzz, you know you want one! It could be your Tuesday Niner

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phatass View Post
    Hey muzz, you know you want one! It could be your Tuesday Niner
    Wouldn't it need to be Black Friday ?

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    Sure, just make sure you properly pimp it out and take some good pictures

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    Hey! I'd be happy with either color! But that black is pretty stealth looking. Coming from a motorcycle background, i really like the bright colors. If niner made the rip in a kawasaki like green, id be all over it! The rip9 rdo is one sweet bike. Too bad I just picked up the jet9 rdo...otherwise the rip very well could have been my current ride.

    Muzz: you ever get your rip rdo you've been talking about? If so, do You feel it kind of overlaps the jet9 rdo setup w/ 120mm fork, or are they 2 completely different animals? Currently looking to add another bike to the stable that is more downhill friendly. Sorry if I went off topic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by drz400sm View Post
    Hey! I'd be happy with either color! But that black is pretty stealth looking. Coming from a motorcycle background, i really like the bright colors. If niner made the rip in a kawasaki like green, id be all over it! The rip9 rdo is one sweet bike. Too bad I just picked up the jet9 rdo...otherwise the rip very well could have been my current ride.

    Muzz: you ever get your rip rdo you've been talking about? If so, do You feel it kind of overlaps the jet9 rdo setup w/ 120mm fork, or are they 2 completely different animals? Currently looking to add another bike to the stable that is more downhill friendly. Sorry if I went off topic!
    I did.

    There is a big overlap, But there is also more on the DH end as well.

    I will be writing more after My ride tonight, I'm heading out in 30 min.
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    Prefer my Radiant Blue

    This Blue on the RIP RDO is something to behold... Photos don't really capture the beauty it presents.... especially when the sun hits it.
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    When I ordered my blue RIP 9 RDO, I heard that a black frame was in the works. I've been riding mountain bikes for over 25 years. I've had 4 or 5 black bikes, but never one in Rally Blue. For me, it was a no-brainer. And as AZmtncycler says, the color really is unbelievable when it's sitting in front of you.

    All that being said, choice is a good thing. Blue or black, the RIP 9 is a great bike.
    "when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - hst

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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

    I'm not gonna lie... That is bad ass!

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    My piggy bank will be crushed to complete the RDO line. Damn is see these are pretty old pics. The Air has black cables and XX1 now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sand0kan View Post
    My piggy bank will be crushed to complete the RDO line. Damn is see these are pretty old pics. The Air has black cables and XX1 now.

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    I'm going to fit a hose to my Piggy bank & use it to vacuum the floor.

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    US site has pics of "black licorice" now. Also has it listed as an available frame color

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    I ordered a medium in black from my local dealer today. According to Niner they are already over sold and orders placed now will not be shipped until the end of May at the earliest.

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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

    Whelp.. I just bought one.. Haha! Can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by five5 View Post
    Whelp.. I just bought one.. Haha! Can't wait!
    Good on you.

    What fork are you going to put on it ?

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    Rip 9 RDO in Black - photos

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    Good on you.

    What fork are you going to put on it ?
    I've got a 34 Talas.. Not ideal, but should still be plenty of fun!

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