I demoed the 2017/2018 Jet 9 in Park City and the following week I bought one. I feel this bike is the best Trail/Cross-Country bikes on the market with the 130mm setup. I will be riding this bike until something else comes out that can beat it, absolutely love it. This is nothing like the old Jet, so those that have one, this is a new animal. The chainstays were shortened, the headtube went from 70 degrees to 67.5, and the BB is now threaded. In addition, it's boosted and you can run 3.0 27+ tires and 2.4 29er tires. Climbs great and still super playful on the descents. I built mine with XT, but the GX is a solid groupset from Sram with a lot of range
The Niner's CVA (Constantly Varying Arc) suspension design is what sold me on this bike. It felt great climbing and super playful on the descents with great mid stroke support.
Please reach out to me if you have any questions on this or are interested in a custom build.
Saddle height is 71.5cm - Medium fits perfect. Weight is 25.6lbs, XT w/ Reynolds Blacklabel
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