2023 Ibis

Ripley V4S NGX

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension trail bike with high-end components.
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MSRP$5,599
Weight5.4 lbs (frame)  
FrameCarbon
SuspensionFull, 120 / 130mm
ForkFox Factory Float 34
ShockFox Float DPS Factory
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetGX Eagle, NX Eagle
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper
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Handling
nimblestable
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Gearing

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Lowest gear

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26 mph

Ripley V4S NGX

26 mph

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Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Reviews
Bikerumor
Ibis Ripmo & Ripley AF get UDH Upgrade, New Colors & Lower Price

Jan 2024 · Tyler Benedict

Lower prices, new colors, and (finally) a UDH derailleur hanger makes the Ibis Ripmo AF a little more current.

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Pinkbike
Ibis Ripmo AF & Ripley AF Receive UDH Hangers, New Colors, & New Price

Jan 2024 · Ibis Cycles

Both the Ripmo AF and Ripley AF models now feature SRAM’s Universal Derailleur Hanger.

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Mountain Bike Action
LONG TERM REVIEW: IBIS' RIPLEY AF BRINGS BIG TIME FUN WITHOUT THE COST - Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Dec 2022 · Ron Koch

The Ripley AF literally made us want to ride more, and we ended up grabbing it for most of the rides we had planned, no matter the conditions.

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Beta
The Beta Tests: Ibis Ripley AF

Jan 2022 · Travis Engel

More for less

Highs
  • Magical mix of traction and efficiency on the climbs

  • Supportive, shred-friendly suspension

  • Capable but moderate geometry.

  • All that for $3,200? Damn!

Lows
  • Ummm…

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BIKEPACKING.com
VA's Ibis Ripley AF

Jan 2022 · Logan Watts

Launched last year, the Ibis Ripley AF is a more affordable alloy version of the brand's beloved short-travel carbon 29er, the Ripley. With a few intriguing updates, Virginia built up a frame and has been tearing around Pisgah with it ever since. Find the build and an extensive photo gallery here, alongside a few of her thoughts about it…

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BikeRadar
Ibis Ripley AF NGX review

Nov 2021 · Alex Evans

Short-travel aluminium bruiser

Highs
  • Immensely fun to ride

  • Super-supportive suspension

  • Good value spec

  • Packs a punch much bigger than the travel figure would suggest

Lows
  • Not a plough bike

  • Could do with grippier tyres

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Outdoor Gear Lab
Ibis Ripley AF Deore

Jul 2021 · Jeremy Benson

Ibis recently released the more affordable Ripley AF, an aluminum-framed version of their popular short travel trail bike. This 29er has 120mm of rear...

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Singletrack World
Staff Bike Test: Chipps' Ibis Ripley MK4

Jan 2021 · Chipps

Chipps brings us his thoughts on this Ibis Ripley MK4, built up with all the fanciest of top end components and dragged through UK mud.

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Carbon Fiber Monocoque

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

Hanger StandardUDH

Tire Clearance2.6"

ColorsDrywall; Bad Apple

Fork

Fox Factory Series, Float 34, 130mm, 44mm offset, 29”, 110x15mm

Travel130mm

Spring TypeAir

Shock

Fox Float Factory DPS with EVOL, 190x45S/M: Light Tune, L/XL: Standard Tune

Travel120mm

Spring TypeAir

Bottom Bracket

Threaded (73mm English threaded)

Headset

ZS44 upper / ZS56 lower

Stem

Ibis 31.8mmS/M: 40mm, L/XL: 50mm

Handlebar

Ibis Aluminum, 780mm

Saddle

WTB Silverado

Seatpost

KS Rage-i DropperS: 125mm, M: 150mm, L/XL: 170mm

TypeDropper

Grips

Lizard Skin Charger Evo

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle

Crank

SRAM NX Eagle DUB Wide spindle, 30t Alloy RingS/M: 170mm, L/XL: 175mm

Shifters

SRAM NX Eagle

Cassette

SRAM XG 1275 10-50 12 speed

Chain

SRAM NX Eagle

Brakes

SRAM G2, 4 Piston

TypeHydraulic Disc

Wheels
Rims

Blackbird Send Alloy (Send I front, Send II rear) / 29" / Ibis Hubs

Tires

Maxxis DHR2 29" x 2.4" Exo TR (front), Maxxis Dissector 29" x 2.4" Exo TR (rear)

Disc Rotors

SRAM Centerline 6 bolt 180mm

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