Niner IMBA Auction: New ROS 9 Plus Mid-fat Bike

Niner IMBA Auction: New ROS 9 Plus Mid-fat Bike

Niner Bikes has long been a supporter of IMBA. And, every year, they doll up one of their frames and auction it off in limited quantities — all for the sake of blessed singletrack. This year’s auction is unique in that the bike in question is all-new and being released just for the auction block.

So, the auction/product announcement brings us Niner’s answer to the fatbike — the ROS 9 Plus:

Niner Bikes ROS 9 Plus

Niner ROS 9 Plus Features:

  • Ample tire clearnace up to 3.0 tires
  • Short chainstays for a playful feel
  • 4130 chromoly steel frame
  • Dropper post routing (external or stealth)
  • Niner 4130 chromoly fork with 15mm thru axle
  • 12×142 rear axle for added stiffness
  • Eccentric bottom bracket for singlespeed
  • If geared, it is 1X only — no front derailleur
  • Price: $2999 (X1 kit complete)
  • Learn more

IMBA Auction Limited-edition ROS 9 Plus Singlespeed

As mentioned, the auction starts the same day the ROS 9 Plus is announced and runs through August 24. All proceeds benefit IMBA and the auction is run exclusively through The Pro’s Closet.

Niner Bikes ROS 9 Plus - IMBA Edition

Niner ROS 9 Plus IMBA Edition

 

The ultra-sweet singlespeed IMBA edition features a custom paint job and top-shelf parts spec including:

  • SRAM XX1 crankset
  • Shimano XTR brakes
  • Stan’s NoTubes ZTR Hugo wheelset
  • Niner RDO seatpost
  • Niner Flat Top RDO carbon bars
  • Niner Trail Stem

So, get your bidding finger ready and try your hand at one of 9 IMBA-edition ROS 9 Plus mid-fat bikes.

Go to Auction: Visit NinerBikes.com/IMBA

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A Seattle native, Jason developed a love for the outdoors and a thing for mountains. That infatuation continues as he founded this site in 1999 --sharing his love of road biking, mountain biking, trail running and skiing. That passion is channeled into every article or gear review he writes. Utah's Wasatch Mountains are his playground. Follow Jason Mitchell on Google+.