Ripmo

Shred and climb.

  • 147mm 5.8" Rear Travel
  • 160mm 6.3" Front Travel
  • 29" Wheels • Up to 2.5" tires
  • Suspension

Ripmo

What if we took everybody’s favorite bike and made it a little slacker and little longer? Hell, what if we made it more progressive and coil compatible? And that’s exactly what we did for the Ripmo V2S. Active ingredients include: 29” wheels, berm-defying cornering tendencies, and a love for long rides.

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GEOMETRY

The Rip­mo and Rip­mo AF share the same steep, 76-degree seat tube angle and a rangy but not stratos­pher­ic reach, which places rid­ers cen­tral­ly over the ped­als. It makes for an effi­cient posi­tion that can go the long haul. The slack 64.9 head­tube angle and 44mm reduced-off set fork doesn’t wan­der while climb­ing, and doesn’t hold you back descend­ing. It works — all day up, all day down, all day in between.

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Revised Swingarm

The Rip­mo V2S fea­tures a new UDH dérailleur for max­i­mum future com­pat­i­bil­i­ty and moves to a 55mm chain line. The wider chain line allows for a stiffer chainstay. 

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TRACTION TUNE

Our cus­tom tuned front and rear sus­pen­sion fea­ture extra light high speed com­pres­sion and rebound damp­ing to deliv­er unpar­al­leled trac­tion. This allows the wheels to flut­ter through ter­rain like a tro­phy truck storm­ing through a set of whoops. To learn more about our Trac­tion Tune phi­los­o­phy, click here.

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COIL COMPATIBLE

The Rip­mo V2S is com­pat­i­ble with both coil and air shocks due to a more pro­gres­sive lever­age rate. On the trail, it gives the sus­pen­sion a sup­ple feel through­out the entire­ty of the stroke, enhanc­ing trac­tion no mat­ter how deep you dig.

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DROPPER POST CLEARANCE

Mo’ drop­per, mo’ bet­ter. On small frames, you can run 125 – 150mm, pend­ing your pref­er­ence and inseam length. Our short­er seat-tube lengths and low stan­dovers allow you to choose your size based on your reach preference.

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TIRE CLEARANCE

You can run over­built, chunky tires; you can run light, big vol­ume fast tires, but what­ev­er you run, know that you’re not lim­it­ed by width.

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BUSHINGS

Tired of hit­ting pur­chase” on anoth­er set of bear­ings each sea­son? So were we. That’s why we use bush­ings where they make sense, and bear­ings where they don’t. The IGUS bush­ings in our low­er link are lighter, stiffer, and vir­tu­al­ly main­te­nance free. We believe so strong­ly in them, we back them with a free life­time replacement.

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LIGHTWEIGHT PREMIUM CARBON FOR EVERYONE

All our bikes are built from the high­est grade mate­ri­als and opti­mized for the best strength, weight, stiff­ness, and ride per­for­mance — no mat­ter how much you spend. The Rip­mo weighs a svelte 6.25 lbs with a DPX2 shock and com­plete builds start at 28 lbs.

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INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING

Bikes that look pret­ty on the out­side, should look pret­ty on the inside. We use car­bon fiber tubes mold­ed with­in each frame. Push the cable in, watch it pop out, a beau­ti­ful moment indeed.

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REMOVABLE ISCG MOUNT

So, you’re too fast for nar­row-wide chain reten­tion on its own? Chal­lenge accept­ed. Our remov­able ISCG tabs allow shred­ders to bolt on a chain guide, while the rest of us can shave grams.

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PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT

A thick rub­ber down­tube pro­tec­tor deflects debris, while our chain­stay pro­tec­tor fea­tures thick raised sec­tions to help damp­en chain slap noise. And our sim­ple-yet-ele­gant link­age pro­tec­tors stop mud and rocks thrown by the tire, keep­ing your beau­ti­ful bike beautiful.

Build Your Ripmo

Progressive Geometry

Enhanced bike handling capabilities over rough and steep terrain.

  • 64.9° Head Tube Angle
  • 76-77° Seat Tube Angle
  • 435mm Chainstays
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160mm Fork (567mm axle to crown)

Nominal Size   Small Medium Large X-Large
Seat Tube Length A 368 14.5 406 16 432 17 483 19
Top Tube Length B 573 22.6 603 23.7 632 24.9 655 25.8
Head Tube Length (4mm stack of lower cup not included) C 90 3.5 100 3.9 110 4.3 120 4.7
Chainstay Length D 435 17.1 435 17.1 435 17.1 435 17.1
Seat Tube Angle E 77° 77° 77° 77° 76° 76° 76° 76°
Head Tube Angle F 64.9° 64.9° 64.9° 64.9° 64.9° 64.9° 64.9° 64.9°
Wheelbase G 1187 46.7 1219 48 1238 48.7 1267 49.9
BB Height (with 2.5 Maxxis Minions) 341 13.4 341 13.4 341 13.4 341 13.4
BB Drop 30 1.2 30 1.2 30 1.2 30 1.2
Stack 609 24 619 24.4 628 24.7 640 25.2
Reach 433 17 460 18.1 475 18.7 500 19.7
Standover 703 27.7 733 28.9 740 29.1 752 29.6
Trail 125 4.9 125 4.9 125 4.9 125 4.9
Fork Offset 44 1.7 44 1.7 44 1.7 44 1.7
Saddle height for seat tube angle 650 25.6 720 28.3 750 29.5 807 31.8

Sizing Guide (Rider Height)

s
152–165CM5'0"–5' 4"
m
163–175CM5'4"–5' 8"
l
173–185CM5'7"-6'1"
xl
183–198CM6'–6'5"
Model Version Ripmo V2S
Frame Material Carbon front and rear triangle
Frame Weight 6.3 lbs / 2.86 kg w/ DPX2, 6.74 lbs / 3.09 kg w/ X2
Complete Build Weight Starting at 28.2 lbs
Wheel Size 29” / up to 2.5" tires
Front Travel 160mm
Rear Travel 147mm
Shock Specs 210 x 55mm
Boost Axles 148mm rear / 110mm front
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Rear Brake 180mm Post mount / 203mm max rotor
Chainstay Length 435mm
Bottom Bracket Threaded (73mm BSA)
Chainline 55mm chainline, 182mm Q Factor
Derailleur Hanger SRAM UDH
ISCG 05 Compatible ISCG 05 Tab Mount available separately
Headset ZS44 upper / ZS56 lower
Colors EnduroCell or Bruce Banner
Sizes S / M / L / XL
Frame Warranty 7 years
  • Standard Shock
Ripmo 22 specs frame Only black
Ripmo 22 specs frame Only green
Ripmo 22 specs frame Only black
Ripmo 22 specs frame Only green

Ripmo Specific FAQs

All our manuals are available here.

Yes, but the bike is optimized around a 44 mm offset fork. The 51 mm offset fork shortens the trail (the distance between the contact patch and the steering axis), which can cause the front end to feel less stable. We prefer it with 44 mm, but the choice is yours.

You can run any clevis compatible coil shock. Brands that offer a clevis compatible coil shock include DVO, Cane Creek, EXT, Push, and Rockshox. We recommend verifying clevis compatibility with manufacturers before purchase.

No, the Ripmo cannot be run as a mullet bike. We specifically designed it around 29” wheels.

The Ripmo is designed to accommodate tires up to 2.5” wide.

The largest chainring you can use on an Ripmo is a round 34T.

The Ripmo fits 26 oz Purist water bottle on medium, large and extra large frames and a 22 oz Purist on the small when the Arundel side loader cage is used.

Yes, the max size oval chainring we recommend is a 32T. Not all oval chainrings are the same, so we recommend double checking clearance before installation.

Frame weight of 6.3 lbs / 2.86 kg w/ DPX2, 6.74 lbs / 3.09 kg w/ X2

Complete builds start at 28.2 lbs.

You can find all our torque specs listed here.

The Ripmo V2S has a 180mm post mount rear brake mount. The Ripmo V2 (Bug Zapper Blue, Star Destroyer Gray) has 160mm post mount rear brake mounts.

  • To run a 180mm rotor on the Ripmo V2, you'll use the following Shimano part number: SM-MA-F180P / P2

  • To run a 180mm rotor on Ripmo V2S, you'll use caliper bolts to mount the brake caliper directly to the frame. No adapter needed.

  • To run a 203mm rotor on the Ripmo V2, you'll use the following Shimano part number: SM-MA-F203P / P

  • To run a 203 mm rotor on the Ripmo V2S, you'll use the following Shimano part number: ESMMAF203PPM

For more information, the following is a link to the adaptor chart.

*Please note, the Ripley and Ripmo (carbon or aluminum) are not compatible with rotors larger than 203mm

Bikes with a Sram UDH derailleur hanger require a crankset capable of achieving a 55mm chainline.

55mm chainline cranksets include:

  • Sram Dub Wide Cranksets.
  • Shimano 120 Series Cranksets.
  • A variety of other manufacturers offer 55mm chainline cranksets. Verify with your preferred crankset manufacturer before purchasing and installing.

Check out our Bottom Bracket installation guide for 55mm chainline cranksets here.

Bikes with a Sram UDH derailleur hanger (Ripley V4S and Ripmo V2S) are 55mm chainline. The Exie is an exception to this rule and utilizes 52mm chainline cranksets.

Bikes with the Ibis 142/148 derailleur hanger (AFs and past models) are 52mm chainline. The Hakka MX has a 45-47.5mm chainline depending on the brand/model of the crankset.

While 52mm chainline cranksets with 28T-30T chainrings may clear the frame, it’s best to utilize a crankset capable of achieving the corresponding chainline to your frame. This will ensure the best shift quality and allow the use of larger chain rings. Always double check chainring clearance and fitment prior to riding.

If your Ripmo has a Sram UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger) it is considered a Ripmo V2S. Please note the Ripmo V2S uses a different Clevis to Swing Arm Mount kit than the Ripmo V2. You can use our handy guide to help identify your model.

General FAQs

To see our general FAQs click here.

Fox X2

28% Sag - Shoot for .55” (~14mm) of sag. MAX 300 psi!

You can find more settings in our quick setup guide (click the button above to download a PDF).

Rider Weight (LB) Pressure (PSI)
120–130 142
130–140 158
140–150 175
150–160 191
160–170 207
170–180 223
180–190 239
190–200 256
200–210 272
210–220 288

Fox DPX2

28% Sag - Shoot for .55” (~14mm) of sag.

You can find more settings in our quick setup guide (click the button above to download a PDF).

Rider Weight (LB) Pressure (PSI)
120–130 149
130–140 167
140–150 186
150–160 205
160–170 223
170–180 242
180–190 261
190–200 279
200–210 298
210–220 317
220–230 336

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.

Frame measurement S M L XL
Maximum Seatpost Insertion (mm) 270 300 325 350

Bike Yoke Revive

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

Drop Min/Max S M L XL
125 Min 575 585 598.7 649.7
  Max 652.8 690.8 716.8 767.8
160 Min 610 610 633.7 684.7
  Max 702 740 766 817
185 Min 635 632.7 658.7 709.7
  Max 702.8 740.8 766.8 817.8

Fox Transfer

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

Drop Min/Max S M L XL
100 Min 550 565.5 591.5 642.5
  Max 623 661 687 738
125 Min 575 590.5 616.5 667.5
  Max 673 711 737 788
150 Min 600 615.5 641.5 692.5
  Max 723 761 787 838

KS Lev

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

Drop Min/Max S M L XL
125 Min 575 585 611 662
  Max 646 684 710 761
150 Min 600 610 636 687
  Max 686 724 750 801
170 Min 620 643 602 628
  Max 719 757 783 834

Reverb

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

Drop Min/Max S M L XL
125 Min 575 596 622 673
  Max 678 716 742 793
150 Min 600 621 647 698
  Max 728 766 792 843
170 Min 620 641 667 718
  Max 768 806 832 883
Hardware Torque Spec (Nm) Thread Treatment / Notes
Clevis to Swingarm Bolts 15 Loctite 243 on threads
Derailleur Hanger Bolt 25 Dry (reverse thread!)
Downtube Rock Guard 2 Loctite 243
Forward Shock Mount Bolt 10 Loctite 243 on threads, grease under head of bolt or mylar washer
Lower Link 6mm Preload Bolts 2 Loctite 243 on threads, grease on flange
Lower Link 5mm Pinch Bolts 10 Loctite 243
Lower Shock to Clevis Bolt 20 Ti anti-seize
Rear Brake Caliper 6 Loctite 243
Seat Binder 5 Ti anti-seize
Upper Link Bolts 10 Loctite 243