When the Ripmo was introduced as the love child of the Ripley and Mojo, it hit the sweet spot for many riders. Offering all-mountain capability that’s still light and efficient, the Ripmo was beloved by Ibis athletes, media and riders alike. Now, the Ripmo V2 gets a few more tweaks to make it even more capable.

The biggest change you’ll notice is the 1-degree slacker head tube. This makes it an even more capable descender, but the steep seat tube combined with DW-Link suspension makes for an efficient climber. Goldilocks would definitely find it “just right.”

Suspension kinematics were tweaked to accommodate coil shocks by adding more ramp-up to eliminate bottoming out. It also has a little more reach and maintains 29×2.6″ tire clearance.

Ibis Ripmo V2

The Ripmo V2 comes in hot with revised geometry and all-mountain prowess.

Ibis Ripmo V2 Details

All the details spelled out (tap to view larger).

Ibis Ripmo V2 Features:

  • One degree slacker 64.9 head angle
  • More progressive suspension leverage ratio
  • Compatible with select coil shocks
  • 44mm fork offset
  • Steep 76 degree seat tube angle
  • Threaded BB (73mm BSA)
  • ISCG 05 compatible with removable adapter
  • In-frame molded cable tunnels
  • 26oz bottles fit inside front triangle, size M-XL (side loader cage recommended)
  • Size M-XL compatible with 170mm+ droppers, 125-150mm for smalls
  • Polycarbonate downtube protector and molded rubber swing arm protectors
  • IGUS bushings in lower link, bearings in upper link
  • Metric 210×55 shock
  • 203mm max rotor size
  • 1x specific design
  • Boost spacing
  • Tapered headtube and steerer
  • 7-year frame warranty
  • 29” Wheels
  • 160mm front travel
  • 147mm DW-Link rear travel
  • 2.6” tire clearance
  • Carbon front and rear triangle
  • Available in four sizes S-XL, fits riders between 5’ and 6’6
  • Frame weight of 6.3 lbs / 2.86 kg w/ DPX2, 6.74 lbs / 3.09 kg w/ X2
  • Complete builds starting at 28.2 lbs
  • MSRP: $2999 frame only, $4399+ completes
Ibis Ripmo V2 - DW-Link

Revised kinematics for a little more ramp-up.

Ibis Ripmo V2

Full water bottle clearance (and the crowd goes wild).

Ibis Ripmo V2

The head tube features tidy internal cable routing ports.

More Info: Visit IbisCycles.com

About Author

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.

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