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    Niner RLT 9 RDO - 3 Star SRAM Rival 1

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    Color
    Baja Blue/Sand
    Olive Green/Orange

    Light, done right

    Niner's standout 3-Star SRAM Rival 1 parts kit mates a single-chainring SRAM drivetrain with DT Swiss wheels and a gravel-specific Easton handlebar to complete a high performing, outstanding value package.

    A carbon fiber recipe with style and soul.
    Rather than designing a no-fun, no-frills, uber-light and too-stiff carbon chassis for our newest RLT 9 RDO, Niner built you a bike that you’ll want to ride all the time, to any place. With extra tire clearance, multiple fitments for accessories and cargo, plus slick frame features and a smooth ride, you can pedal it and be happy - anywhere and everywhere, not just on your Strava segments.

    RIDER TYPE: Gravel
    SIZE RANGE: 47cm, 50cm, 53cm, 56cm, 59cm, 62cm

    COLORS: Baja Blue/Sand, Black/Olive Green/Orange

    • SRAM Rival 1x shifting
    • DT Swiss G 1800 spline 25 wheels
    • Niner carbon seat post and alloy stem

    "As built, our RLT is the Winston Churchill of gravel rigs; it’s robust, pugnacious and driven by purpose." - Peloton magazine

    - FEATURES -

    A style for miles.

    You want not just to go the distance but do go there fast? The RLT 9 RDO is a gravel bike made to make the miles sail past. Do you want to explore? This bike encourages it. How about undertaking long and adventurous rides? Please do. Need a change of pace, a break from the routine? Go ahead. Give it a chance. If you can think of it on two wheels, the RLT, a multi-tool of a bike, might just be the bike for you. From dirt trails to gravel to asphalt, this bike takes everything in stride, with you along for the ride.

    Race Day Optimized carbon fiber construction.

    Carbon fiber gets all the credit these days. It’s light, stiff, and infinitely variable in size, shape, material properties, and strength. Ask any bike freak about the world’s best bikes, and 9 times out of 10, they’ll foam over like a simmering saucepan, raving about exotic Italian carbon fiber dream machines.

    But carbon fiber is like tomato sauce – there’s more to it than the tomatoes and where they were grown. It matters more how you make it and what you put it on.

    As lifelong gravel (and pasta) addicts, we’re experts at finding the ingredients to make carbon fiber ideal for every adventure we can envision. As such, they add a healthy dose of soul to our in-house RDO carbon fiber recipe.

    To be clear, Niner’s RDO carbon fiber is light enough and stiff enough to satisfy the most selective gravel racers. They're not afraid to brag that Niner riders have won a fair share of Dirty Kanzas. But these days, “light, fast, strong, and stiff” is easy.

    What takes more thought and care is maintaining a healthy dose of bump-absorbing compliance. RLT 9 RDO riders roll in comfort with tube shaping and carbon fiber layups made for a forgiving ride.

    Fork it over.

    The RLT 9 RDO includes an all-new RDO carbon fiber fork. A Niner original, this exceptional component is made from Race Day Optimized carbon fiber, built with a unique process that optimizes the carbon layers' complete compaction under heat and pressure. They keep this fork light and stiff while improving compliance over a rough surface by maximizing the finished products' carbon-to-resin ratio.

    Niner paid mind to aesthetics and functionality in this fork. The brake hose is routed internally through a fully sleeved guide tube. Multiple racks, fenders, and cargo mounts make light work of heavy loads, so go ahead, add another day of bikepacking on to your trip. The 12x100mm thru-axle and flat mount disc brake attachments are compatible with contemporary components. If you find yourself wanting to push the limits on a long-haul self-supported ride, we’ve got you covered. The new fork features internal wire routing and fitment for a hub dynamo powered light, so the only thing keeping you from riding into the night is your bedtime.

    Tire sizes to satisfy any adventure.

    Get ready to swoon. With more tire clearance than ever before, the RLT 9 RDO can accommodate tires as wide as 700x50c. Does your next ride require more rubber on the road? Not to worry, swapping out wheels is easy. This bike can accommodate 650b wheels and fit tires as wide as 2.0. Go wild with wheel and tire combinations. Just keep it rubber side down out there.

    Frame features fit for going farther.

    Are you a carbon connoisseur, an adventure addict, weekend bikepacker, gear hoarder, over-packer, grocery-getter or commuter extraordinaire? If you answered yes to any of these, the RLT 9 RDO was made for you. This dream build has 26 mounting points that give you the option to outfit your bike with as many bags, bottles, and racks as you need.

    They've also designed custom bags for each frame size that mount directly to the frame. No more straps or buckles flying around. Just a cleanly designed frame ready for the next journey.

    Cleanliness is next to godliness. Their full-sleeve internal cable routing keeps the frame looking tidy. Want an even sleeker bike? Single-speed calling your name? With our PF30 bottom bracket shell, it’s easy to fit a geared or single-speed drivetrain. More gears, your thing? This bike is compatible with either mechanical or electronic shifting. Plan on getting rowdy on your ride? Throw a dropper post on for safety.

    - NINER TECHNOLOGY -

    • Room to Roam
      Niner RLT gravel bikes have room to fit 700x50c tires (or 650b x 2.0).

    • Integrated Frame Mounts
      So many ways to carry all your adventure gear. 26 threaded mounts to fit custom bags, bottles, racks, fenders, lights, and more.

    • Fireroad Geometry
      Whether you’re riding across town or the country, the RLT 9 Steel has a longer chainstay, a lower bottom bracket height and a slacker head tube angle to keep you comfortable.

    • Interchangeable Wheel Size
      Don’t let the terrain stop you from riding. The Niner RLT 9 Steel can fit both 700c and 650b wheels for ultimate versatility and adaptability to suit any off-road pursuit.

    • Biocentric Bottom Bracket
      Fit any drivetrain, geared or single-speed: no bolt-on hubs, no chain tensioners cluttering your ride, no brake adjustments with gear changes.

    • Niner RDO Carbon Fork
      Custom 12x100mm gravel-tuned RDO carbon fork with a rack, fender and bottle mounts, plus internal cable and dynamo routing, perfect for those long hauls.

    • Lifetime Warranty
      Ride, race, rally. Niner has you covered with warranty service, small parts, and a support team that actually answers the phone.

    - Bike Sizing -

    Looking for the perfect size? Check out our handy quick reference chart below (NOTE: The chart assumes average limb and torso proportions). Not sure about your size? Just send us your measurements using our Bike Sizing form, and one of our experts will help you out! 

    Niner recommends sizing down for a more maneuverable ride or sizing up for more stability for riders who fall between sizes.
    Rider Height Frame Size
    4'11" to 5'3" 47cm
    5'2" to 5'6" 50cm
    5'5" to 5'9" 53cm
    5'8" to 6.' 56cm
    5'11" to 6'3" 59cm
    6'2" to 6'6" 62cm

    - TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS -

    Frame NINER RDO CARBON FIBER: INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING; INTEGRATED BOTTLE, BAG, RACK AND FENDER MOUNTS; FLAT MOUNT; 12X142 THRU-AXLE
    Fork NINER RDO FULL CARBON; INTEGRATED BOTTLE, BAG, RACK AND FENDER MOUNTS; INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING; FLAT MOUNT; 12X100 THRU-AXLE
    Shock N/A
    Tubes/Sealant STANS NO TUBES SEALANT (2 X 2OZ BOTTLES)
    Front-wheel DT SWISS G 1800 SPLINE 25, CENTERLOCK, 100X12MM
    Rear-wheel DT SWISS G 1800 SPLINE 25, CENTERLOCK, 142X12MM
    Front Tire SCHWALBE G-ONE ALLROUND EVO SUPER TERRAIN TLE ADDIX SPEEDGRIP 700X45
    Rear Tire SCHWALBE G-ONE ALLROUND EVO SUPER TERRAIN TLE ADDIX SPEEDGRIP 700X45
    Brakes SRAM RIVAL 1 HRD FLAT MOUNT
    Brake Levers SRAM RIVAL 1 HRD
    Brake rotors SRAM CENTERLINE 160/160MM CL ROTORS
    Chain SRAM PC 1130 11SP
    Front shifter SRAM RIVAL 1 HRD
    Rear shifter SRAM RIVAL 1 HRD 1SP
    Front derailleur N/A
    Rear derailleur SRAM RIVAL 1 LONG CAGE
    Cassette SRAM PG 1130 11-42T 11SP
    Crankset EASTON EA90 40T
    Bottom bracket EASTON PF30
    Saddle NINER CUSTOM WITH CHROME RAILS, EMBOSSED NINER GRAPHIC
    Seatpost NINER CARBON, 400MM
    Handlebar EASTON EA50 AX
    Stem NINER ALLOY STEM, NINER GRAPHIC
    Headset NINER INTEGRATED SHIS DESCRIPTION IS42/28.6|IS52/40
    Grips NINER BAR TAPE
    Approximate weight 21.2 LBS

    - NINER GEOMETRY -

    47cm 50cm 53cm 56cm 59cm 62cm
    Top Tube Length 510
    525 545 565
    585
    605
    Head Tube Angle 70° 70.5° 71° 71.5° 72° 72.5°
    Head Tube Length 105
    125
    145 165 185 205
    Seat Tube Angle 74.5° 74° 73.5° 73° 73° 72.5°
    Seat Tube Length 430
    460 490 520 550 580
    Bottom Bracket Drop 75
    75
    75
    70
    70
    70
    Chainstay Length 430 430
    430
    430
    430
    430
    Horizontal Chainstay 425
    425
    425
    425
    425
    425
    Front Center 581 589 600 611 626 634
    Wheelbase 1000 1007 1017 1030 1045 1054
    Standover Height 693
    731
    754
    780
    804
    827
    Reach 362
    366
    374
    384
    398
    405
    Stack 535
    556
    577
    592
    613
    634
    Fork Rake 45 45 45 45 45 45

    - WARRANTY -

    We're an authorized Niner dealer, which means that every bike we sell is backed by Niner's warranty, including a one-year complete bike warranty and a lifetime frame warranty.  For full details, click here.