Niner RLT 9 Steel 5-Star Ultegra Di2 Hydro - 2016

Niner RLT 9 Steel 5-Star Ultegra Di2 Hydro
  • Color: Forge Grey/Safety Orange
  • Color: Dirty White/Ringer Red
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You ride the road less traveled. Niner’s RLT 9 Steel was purpose-built for adventure. Such two-wheeled adventure calls for a well-engineered frame made of the finest materials with reliable and highly-functional components capable of keeping you moving. Niner knows this, which is why they blended legendary Reynolds 853 tubing with modern design characteristics, utilizing thru-axles and a tapered head tube to deliver the time-tested durability and ride quality of steel with the performance advantages offered by cutting-edge design. The tapered head tube pairs with a gravel-tuned carbon Niner fork that is both stiff and strong while damping the chatter from pocked roads and stones, all while nonchalantly carrying you and your gear. And, you will fear no grade, because gearing options are nearly limitless. The RLT 9 can accommodate a double or triple chainring, or just a single ring, if simplicity is your thing.

To maximize comfort during extended hours in the saddle, the supple steel is beautifully welded with All-Day Adventure-Tuned Geometry that features slightly longer chainstays, a lower bottom bracket, and a slacker head tube angle than many bikes often use for adventure riding. This means you get a ride that is more stable, rides more smoothly, and carries loads with pleasure—exactly what you’ve been looking for in an adventure bike. And, of course, the RLT 9 offers front and rear rack braze-ons, as well as three water bottle mounts to facilitate all your gear-hauling needs with myriad options to suit person and purpose.

The RLT 9 Steel 5-Star—the "spare no expense" RLT 9 build—is filled with top of the line components for the cycling connoisseur or athlete who refuses to compromise. Shimano's incredible Ultegra Di2 drivetrain provides a customizable shifting experience that cannot be adequately described in words. Smiles: yes, words: no. Your Ultegra hydraulic disc brakes keep those smiles a-coming as you deftly control your steed and its precious cargo into curves and down fast and loose grades. Niner’s carbon CX wheels ensure low weight, quick acceleration, and precision tracking. And, Niner threw in a carbon Thomson handlebar and their RDO carbon seatpost to deliver just the right amount of vibration damping so you are comfortably in control whether your ride lasts an hour or a month.

Specs

Frame Reynolds 853 steel, 142 x 12mm thru-axle
Fork Niner carbon, 15mm through-axle
Rims/Wheels Niner CX Carbon
Tires Schwalbe G-One Evo SS, folding, 700 x 35c
Crankset Shimano Ultegra
Chainrings 46/36
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Di2
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra GS Di2
Rear Cogs Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed: 11-32
Shifters Shimano Ultegra Di2
Handlebars Thomson KFC Carbon
Tape/Grips Niner
Stem Niner RDO
Brake Levers Shimano RS785
Brakes Shimano RS785 hydraulic disc, 160mm rotors
Saddle Niner Custom, Ni-Cr Ti rails
Seat Post Niner RDO carbon, 400mm

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Niner RLT 9

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 47cm 001611647301 00-161-16-47-30
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 50cm 001611650301 00-161-16-50-30
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 53cm 001611653302 00-161-16-53-30
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 56cm 001611656303 00-161-16-56-30
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 59cm 001611659304 00-161-16-59-30
Dirty White/Ringer Red / 62cm 001611662304 00-161-16-62-30
Forge Grey/Safety Orange / 47cm 001611647202 00-161-16-47-20
Forge Grey/Safety Orange / 50cm 001611650202 00-161-16-50-20

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