Nimble 9

We don’t believe full suspension bikes should get to have all the fun, that’s why we crafted a 4130 chromoly 29er hardtail that’s ready to get rowdy. The N9 combines the revered ride quality of a steel frame with our signature slack and low Canfield 29er all-mountain geo. Fresh for 2017, the N9 receives Boost 148 rear hub spacing, reach is stretched by more than an inch on all sizes for a roomier cockpit and seat tubes are shortened for increased maneuverability when you drop the saddle. Whether you’re a masochist building a singlespeed or you just want keep it real with an aggressive all-mountain steel hardtail, the N9 is ready to roll.


  • 29″ All Mountain
  • 4130 chromoly steel
  • New – Increased reach and shorter seatube
  • 66.5° head angle with a 140mm fork
  • Custom sliding 148mm x 12mm rear dropouts, axle included
  • Singlespeed-able
  • Stealth dropper cable routing
  • Sparkle metallic painted finish
  • ED Black treated for superior anti-corrosion resistance
  • Removable direct mount front derailleur block
  • Two water bottle bosses

Geo & Sizing

Small Medium Large XLarge
Top Tube Length (Effective) 569mm 597mm 625mm 650mm
Reach 399mm 423mm 450mm 473mm
Stack 648mm 661mm 667mm 671mm
Seat Tube Length 394mm 418mm 457mm 507mm
Wheel Base 1130mm 1160mm 1189mm 1214mm
Head Tube Angle 140mm Fork 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5°
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) 72.8° 72.8° 72.8° 72.8°
Chainstay Length 412.75mm-429.3mm 412.75mm-429.3mm 412.75mm-429.3mm 412.75mm-429.3mm
Bottom Bracket Drop 49mm 49mm 49mm 49mm
Bottom Bracket Height 323mm 323mm 323mm 323mm
Head Tube length 100mm 115mmm 120mm 125mm
*Geo based on 140mm Pike (551mm a to c)

Build Specs

  • Recommend fork lengths – 120mm/140mm
  • Headset – 44mm upper and lower cups
  • Chainline – 52mm/3mm chainring offset recommended for Sram cranks
  • Bottom bracket – 73mm, threaded
  • Front derailleur – Shimano direct mount – top pull/single bolt, or Sram HO series
  • Seatpost – 30.9mm, stealth dropper compatible
  • Seatpost clamp – 35.0mm
  • Rear dropout spacing – 148x12mm, Canfield axle included
  • 650b+ compatibility – Up to 35i rim/2.8 tire
  • Brake mount – IS, (international standard)

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