Ripmo

Shred and climb.

  • 147mm 5.8" Rear Travel
  • 160mm 6.3" Front Travel
  • 29" Wheels • Up to 2.6" 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 V2. 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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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 V2 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 through out 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. On medi­um, large and extra large, a 160mm — or, why not run a 185mm? 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, stiff ness, 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 poly­car­bon­ate down­tube pro­tec­tor deflects debris, while mold­ed rub­ber swing arm pro­tec­tors keep things qui­et and clean. And our sim­ple-yet-ele­gant link­age pro­tec­tors stop mud and rocks thrown by the tire, keep­ing your beau­ti­ful bike beautiful.

Progressive Geometry

Enhanced bike handling capabilities over rough and steep terrain.

  • 64.9° Head Tube Angle
  • 76-77° Seat Tube Angle
  • 435mm Chainstays
Geo Ripmo 230318

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 Minons) 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

Sizing Guide (Rider Height)

s
152–165CM5'0"–5' 5"
m
163–175CM5'4"–5' 9"
l
173–185CM5'8"-6'1"
xl
183–198CM6'–6'6"
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 2.6" tires
Front Travel 160mm
Rear Travel 147mm
Boost Axles 148mm rear / 110mm front
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Rear Brake Post mount / 203mm max rotor
Chainstay Length 435mm
Bottom Bracket Threaded (73mm BSA)
Chainline 52mm chainline, 168mm Q Factor
ISCG 05 Compatible Optional removable adapter
Headset ZS44 upper / ZS56 lower
Colors Bug Zapper Blue or Star Destroyer Grey
Sizes S / M / L / XL
Frame Warranty 7 years
  • Standard Shock
  • Optional Upgrade
Ripmo2 grey front 202020
Ripmo2 grey back 202020
Ripmo2 blue front 202020
Ripmo2 blue back 202020
Ripmo2 grey front 202020
Ripmo2 grey back 202020
Ripmo2 blue front 202020
Ripmo2 blue back 202020

Ripmo Specific FAQs

All our manuals are available here.

Yes, but the bike is optimized around a 44 mm. 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, 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 2.6” 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.

Yes! We offer an aluminum version of the Ripmo. A frame only (with DVO Topaz Air Shock) retails for $1,799. Completes start at $2,999.

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

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 610 585 633.7 684.7
  Max 702 740 766 817
185 Min 635 632.7 591.7 617.7
  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 & Reverb AXS

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 Titanium Bolts: Loctite 243 on threads, Ti anti-seize under head of bolt
Derailleur Hanger Bolt 5 Grease
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