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
With three new single speed bike builds in theNiner rangethis year, a lot of riders are probably asking, “why ride a single speed bike?” Indeed, we even ask ourselves what on earth is so awesome and so relevant about a bike with just one gear. Isn’t riding a single speed bike really difficult? And if you somehow manage to make it easier, don’t you end up making it skull-crushingly slow?
The answer to both of those questions is YES, most definitely!
With all the advancement in bike derailleur and drivetrain technology in the last decade, many new bike riders are asking, “what is a single speed bike?” It is true that bikes with multiple gears are vastly more popular than bikes with one gear. There are a lot of advantages to bikes with multiple gears. But a cool single speed bike is worth a second look.
Probably one of the hardest questions for mountain bikers of this generation has become “Which wheel size to choose?”. Trust me, I’ve been in this situation myself. To even get close to the answer, we must first discuss the main differences of 27.5 vs. the 29er.