We always say, if you really want to understand Niner, you have to go and ride one. Our bikes make riding
on dirt a better experience! We’d love to get your bum on one of our bikes, because we are certain
you’ll have a great time and you won’t want to give it back.
As often as possible, we partner with key dealers in popular locations around the country to offer
semi-permanent fleets of Niner test bikes. Let’s call them “Niners in residence,” or maybe “Niner pop-up
When Niner introduced the RLT e9 RDO gravel bike, Niner riders Syd Schulz and Macky Franklin were immediately intrigued – could this bike replace their car? In the middle of winter this year, they decided to find out. They made a personal challenge and committed to doing all their errands by ebike for one whole month. Read more to see how it went.
Whether you’re wandering the tech zone, touring the Monterey peninsula, or racing one of the events, keep your eyes open for Niner Bikes! New or old, snap photos of all the Niners you find, post to your social media accounts, and you’ll be entered to win a new 2022 RLT 9 gravel bike frameset.
Your riding gear includes the most important biking clothes, shoes, and accessories you can choose when planning a ride. It defines you as a rider and it also determines whether you’re going to have a good ride or a rough one. Let’s go over key bike riding gear you should bring to your ride and what you can leave at home.
When you think downhill mountain biking, what do you think of? The young guy recklessly bombing your local trail downhill? Going downhill on a mountain bike? An aspect of mountain biking for lazy people? Honestly, it’s all of that, but a whole lot more.
Why is there such a huge shortage and shipping delay for new bikes? Well, there are actually several reasons and we can shed light on a few of them. Safe to say, both we at Niner Bikes and the industry at large have been on an uphill grind!
Every so often, we like to honor one of our dedicated athletes with a custom painted frame. Kirt Voreis has been riding Niner bikes since 2017 and he exemplifies the spirit of our brand. We don't take ourselves too seriously, we have fun, and we welcome riders of all style into the sport of mountain biking.
Gravel riders seem to fall into one of two general groups: adventurers or racers. The adventurers choose stable, sturdy gravel bikes with sensible gearing, ample cargo fitment, and durable tires. The racers -- not so much. It's all about speed and efficiency.
Case in point: this RLT 9 RDO build by sales rep and racer extraordinaire, Josh Saxe. Let's join Josh for a tour of his exotic, rally-ready RLT!
If you’re paying attention to the landscape of popular new bicycles these days, the explosion in types of ebikes is impossible to ignore. Just five years ago, ebikes were relatively rare and poorly understood. Now, there are more types of e-bikes than we ever could have imagined.
Let’s take a look at different types of ebikes and dissect which is best for various uses.
If you’re wondering how to choose between 650b and 700c for your next gravel bike, you’re not alone. All of the Niner gravel bikes can accommodate either 700c or 650b wheels and tires. In fact, we have expanded our selection of stock 4- and 3-star builds with the 650b wheel size.
But which gravel bike wheel size is right for you? Let’s dive in to explain the difference between 700c and 650b gravel bike wheels.