Released January 24
Full / 100mm rear, 120mm front
Introducing the Exie for all. Sharing the same geometry and performance as the World Cup winning Exie USA, our newest offering is handbuilt in Vietnam. It's everything we love about our US made offering (albeit ~250g heavier) in a wallet-friendly build. Prices start at $4,999 USD for a complete bike.
Photo Credit: Lear Miller
The highs and lows of this model family
|Weight||5.2 lbs (frame)||5.2 lbs (frame)||5.2 lbs (frame)|
|Fork||Fox Performance Float 34||Fox Performance Float 34||Fox Performance Float 34|
|Groupset||GX Eagle, NX Eagle||Deore||SLX|
|Drivetrain||1 × 12|
Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more. Learn more →
|Top Tube Length||591||620||651||682|
|Seat Tube Length||356||406||457||508|
|Seat Tube Angle||73.8||73.8||74.8||75.9|
|Head Tube Length||85||95||110||135|
|Head Tube Angle||67.2||67.2||67.2||67.2|
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Jan 24, 2023
Was the original Ibis Exie intriguing, but too expensive? Ibis just launched a new version that is a lot more affordable!
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The Exie USA was the first carbon fiber full suspension bike we laid up, molded, and assembled entirely in house.
The Exie USA will continue to be manufactured in our Santa Cruz factory, which is powered by the warm California sunshine. The Exie USA was the first carbon fiber full suspension bike we laid up, molded, and assembled entirely in house. We took what we learned doing it ourselves and poured it into the new Exie.
Both the Exie and Exie USA share a different approach to XC bike geometry. Rather than designing around 70mm or longer stems, we designed around short stems. We added that extra stem length back into the reach. This gives both Exies the confidence-inspiring balance of a trail bike, without sacrificing the crisp handling you expect from a World Cup XC race bike.
We also departed from the current trend towards ever steeper seat tube angles. Our size-specific seat angles were chosen to harness your strongest muscles while reducing any potential knee or wrist strain.
To keep you riding more and wrenching less, all of our bikes use a thoughtful combination of bearings and bushings throughout the suspension links. But if you have to work on your bike, it should be easy. That is why we use mechanic-friendly internal cable routing, a threaded bottom bracket, and a drop in headset. And we’ve mercifully kept the internally routed cables outside of the headset. All of our frames are backed by our seven year warranty and excellent customer service.
Continuing the theme of livability, we added clearance for two water bottles on all frame sizes. A swanky molded rubber chainstay keeps noise at bay, while an integrated upper chain guide allows you to drop the hammer - not your chain.
All of our bikes are designed with low standover and long droppers in mind, so you can pick your frame size based on your preferred reach number. Most riders on a medium frame can fit a 170mm or greater dropper post, while riders under 5’ 5” (165cm) can utilize a 125mm and up. We’ve also continued our tradition of clearance for big tires, so you can line up with 2.2” go fast tires, or shred on meaty 2.4” rubber.
The Exie is offered with three build kits (Deore, our special NX/GX blend, and SLX). Complete bikes start at $4,999. The Exie USA is offered with three build kids (XT, X01, and XX1) and complete bikes start at $7,999. A frame-only option is also available for the Exie USA.
The new Exie brings the thrilling speed of our Exie USA to the whole world.
Note: With the introduction of this newest Exie model, we are renaming our made in Santa Cruz OG version the “Exie USA.”