Test Ride: Niner Bikes’ RIP 9 Carbon

A lightweight carbon frame bike for an enhanced riding experience

by Nick Jaynes Since its inception, mountain bike-makers Niner has been the brand to which many experts and enthusiasts gravitate. That’s because the brand’s creations are tech-savvy and loaded with attention to detail. Though a little intimidated by the rough and tumble trail-thrashing types who ride Niners on nearby single tracks, we were determined to see how hobbyists held up on one of its saddles. …