Ripley 2nd Gen

2015–2018

Ripley 2nd Gen: Black
Ripley2 black
Ripley 2nd Gen: Tang
Ripley2 orange

For many of us working at Ibis, the Ripley was our favorite bike since the day it came out. And indeed, if you look at the reviews, you’ll see that we weren't alone. Still, riding styles and components are constantly evolving so we updated it to add to its already amazing versatility. The second generation of the Ripley came with two geometry options, the nimble geometry of the original or a 'new school' long and slack version called the Ripley LS.

Frame Material Carbon front and rear triangle
Wheel Size 29”
Front Travel 120-140mm forks, 51mm rake is STRONGLY recommended
Rear Travel 120mm
Shock Specs 7.25" x 1.75"
Boost Axles 148mm rear / 110mm front
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Rear Brake 160mm post mount / 180mm max rotor
Chainstay Length 444mm (17.5 inches)
Bottom Bracket Threaded (73mm English threaded)
Headset ZS44 upper / EC49 lower
Front Derailleur High Direct Mount
Colors "Tang" or "Black"
Sizes M / L / XL (LS only)
Years Manufactured 2015–2018

Archived Build Kits for the Ripley 2nd Gen

Build kits show components included when the Ripley 2nd Gen was last available.

Frame Only

Component Standard Component
Shock Fox Factory FLOAT DPS 7.25 x 1.75

Special Blend 1x

Component Standard Component
Fork Fox Float 34 Performance Series 130mm, 29”, 15QR
Shock Fox Float DPS Performance Series EVOL 7.25 x 1.75
Wheels 938 Alloy, Ibis Hubs
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29” - 2.35” front, 2.25” rear
Brakes Shimano Deore
Cranks SRAM NX Eagle, DUB spindle, 30t Steel Ring
Rear Derailleur SRAM Eagle NX 12 Speed
Shift Levers SRAM NX 12 Speed
Cassette SRAM PG 1230 11-50T
Chain SRAM Eagle NX with Power Lock, 12 speed
Headset Cane Creek 40: ZS44/EC49
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Evo
Handlebars Ibis 780mm Alloy
Stem Ibis 31.8mm (50, 60, 70, 80, 90mm)
Seatpost Ibis 31.6 Aluminum, 350mm
Saddle WTB Silverado 142

SLX 1x

Component Standard Component
Fork Fox Float 34 Performance Series 130mm, 29”, 15QR
Shock Fox Float DPS Performance Series EVOL 7.25 x 1.75
Wheels 938 Alloy, Ibis Hubs
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29” - 2.35” front, 2.25” rear
Brakes Shimano Deore
Cranks Shimano SLX 1x Crank, 30t
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX Rear 11 Speed
Shift Levers Shimano SLX 11 Speed
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46 11-spd
Chain Shimano SLX 11Spd Quick Link
Headset Cane Creek 40: ZS44/EC49
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Evo
Handlebars Ibis 780mm Alloy
Stem Ibis 31.8mm (50, 60, 70, 80, 90mm)
Seatpost Fox Transfer Dropper Post (100mm, 125mm, or 150mm) or 175mm KS Integra
Saddle WTB Silverado 142

XT

Component Standard Component
Fork Fox Float 34 Performance Series 130mm, 29”, 15QR
Shock Fox Factory FLOAT DPS 7.25 x 1.75
Wheels 938 Alloy, Ibis Hubs
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29” - 2.35” front, 2.25” rear
Brakes Shimano XT
Cranks Shimano XT M8000 175, 24mm spindle, 30t Alloy Ring
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Shift Levers Shimano XT
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46
Chain CN-HG700-11
Headset Cane Creek 40: ZS44/EC49
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Evo
Handlebars Ibis 800mm Carbon (10 or 30mm rise)
Stem Thomson Elite X4 Stem (40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110)
Seatpost Fox Transfer Dropper Post (100mm, 125mm, or 150mm) or 175mm KS Integra
Saddle WTB Silverado 142

X01 Eagle

Component Standard Component
Fork Fox Float 34 Performance Series 130mm, 29”, 15QR
Shock Fox Factory FLOAT DPS 7.25 x 1.75
Wheels 938 Alloy, Ibis Hubs
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29” - 2.35” front, 2.25” rear
Brakes Shimano XT
Cranks SRAM X01 Eagle (170mm or 175mm), DUB spindle, 32t Alloy Ring
Rear Derailleur SRAM Eagle X01 12 Speed
Shift Levers SRAM Eagle X01
Cassette SRAM XG 1295 EAGLE 10-50T
Chain SRAM X01 EAGLE Powerlock 12 speed chain
Headset Cane Creek 40: ZS44/EC49
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Evo
Handlebars Ibis 800mm Carbon (10 or 30mm rise)
Stem Thomson Elite X4 Stem (40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110)
Seatpost Fox Transfer Dropper Post (100mm, 125mm, or 150mm) or 175mm KS Integra
Saddle WTB Silverado 142

Possible Upgrades

These upgrades were available when not already included as standard in a build kit for the Ripley 2nd Gen.

Component Upgrade/s available
Fork Fox Factory 34, RockShox Pike RCT3
Shock Fox Factory FLOAT DPS 7.25 x 1.75
Wheels 935 Carbon Logo, 935 Carbon i9, 942 Carbon Logo, 942 Carbon i9
Ripley2 geo

Ripley LS 2nd Gen; 130mm Fork (537mm axle to crown)

Nominal Size   Medium Large X-Large
Seat Tube Length A 419 16.5 470 18.5 521 20.5
Top Tube Length B 600 23.6 619 24.4 640 25.2
Head Tube Length (4mm stack of lower cup not included) C 93 3.7 102 4 107 4.2
Chainstay Length D 444 17.5 444 17.5 444 17.5
Seat Tube Angle E 73° 73° 73° 73° 73° 73°
Head Tube Angle F 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
Wheelbase G 1140 44.9 1167 45.9 1187 46.7
BB Height (with 2.6" tires) 325 12.8 325 12.8 325 12.8
Stack 619 24.4 625 24.6 632 24.9
Reach 411 16.2 428 16.9 448 17.6
Standover (mid toptube) 740 29.1 740 29.1 750 29.5
Trail 97 3.8 97 3.8 97 3.8

Ripley 2nd Gen; 130mm Fork (537mm axle to crown)

Nominal Size   Medium Large X-Large
Seat Tube Length A 419 16.5 470 18.5 n/a n/a
Top Tube Length B 587 23.1 607 23.9 n/a n/a
Head Tube Length (4mm stack of lower cup not included) C 94 3.7 100 3.9 n/a n/a
Chainstay Length D 444 17.5 444 17.5 n/a n/a
Seat Tube Angle E 72.2° 72.2° 72.2° 72.2° n/a n/a
Head Tube Angle F 69.2° 69.2° 69.2° 69.2° n/a n/a
Wheelbase G 1105 43.5 1125 44.3 n/a n/a
BB Height (with 2.6" tires) 331 13 331 13 n/a n/a
Stack 620 24.4 625 24.6 n/a n/a
Reach 390 15.4 406 16 n/a n/a
Standover (mid toptube) 745 29.3 745 29.3 n/a n/a
Trail 85 3.3 85 3.3 n/a n/a

Sizing Guide (Rider Height)

m
163–175CM5'4"–5' 9"
l
175–188CM5'9"-6'2"
xl
183–198CM6'–6'6"

Dropper Post Saddle Height Calculations

Do not try to insert your post deeper than these measurements. Forcing the post can result in a seat tube failure.

IMPORTANT: Before riding, check the saddle to tire clearance with the dropper post fully dropped and the air out of the shock with frame compressed to bottom out.

Do not try to insert your post deeper than these measurements. Forcing the post can result in a seat tube failure.

Saddle height used for dropper measurements:

49mm rails-to-top.

Frame measurement M L XL
Center-to-Top (mm) 419 470 521
Max Insertion (mm) 165 200 215

KS Lev

Measurement from center BB to center of saddle rail (mm)

Drop Min/Max M L XL
175 Min 717 733 769
  Max 770 821 872
150 Min 667 683 722
  Max 730 781 832
125 Min 615 645 696
  Max 680 731 782
100 Min 569 620 671
  Max 640 691 742