Ibis Cycles Reviews and News


Epic Rides: TheCommute Day 2

Epic Rides: On Day 2 TheCommute starts living up to its “epic” expectations. See and here from the “away team” as they pedal from Soda Springs to Foresthill, Calif.

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Epic Rides: TheCommute Day 1

Epic Rides: Mtbr’s Kurt “The Angry SingleSpeeder” Gensheimer departed on TheCommute–a 400 mile mountain bike epic from Tahoe to San Francisco on Saturday. Here’s a look at what he and his cohorts James and Justin encountered on Day 1.

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Ibis Interbike 2014

Ibis is not attending Interbike this year, but read on for more info on their new mystery bike that’s been racing on the Enduro World Series circuit this year.

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Eurobike: Ibis doesn’t debut 2015 long-travel enduro bike

Ibis doesn’t debut 2015 long-travel enduro bike.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Santa Cruz mountain bike destination guide

Yep, we’re spoiled. Living near Santa Cruz, Calif. gives us access to nearly year-round awesome mountain biking. Check out our destination guide, then start planning your trip to come see us. You’re welcome.

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Video: Ibis’ Jeff Kendall-Weed is the redwood trail ninja

If you’ve seen the results from any of the big enduro races in the Western United States, chances are you’ve come across the name of Jeff Kendall-Weed somewhere near the top.

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Video: Ibis’ high flying enduro team a workingman’s dream

The newly formed Team Ibis-Retro Cellars mountain bike squad just released a pulse-pounding new team video, featuring their four pro class enduro shredders. Definitely worth a look.

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First Look: Ibis releases all-new Tranny 29 hardtail

Ibis releases a new 29-inch version of its vaunted Tranny hardtail. See it here–vaunted.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Compare-O Award-O: The best enduro bikes from our big shootout

The Mtbr crew hands out the hardware at the Sea Otter Classic to the winners of our Enduro Compare-O earlier this year.

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Hot News: Ibis launches line of ultra-wide carbon wheels

Ibis reinvents the wheelset with new line of ultra-wide wheels. Beefy, hookless rims highlight new 741, 941 and 928 wheels.

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Enduro Compare-O: Mtbr’s Best of Test Award Winners

Find out which bikes took home the hardware from our first-ever Enduro Compare-O.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Highly versatile Ibis Ripley eschews convention to splendid results

The Ibis Ripley has the get-up-and-go of a long-travel cross-country bike, the playfulness of a small-wheeled trail tamer, and even the cajones to tackle some light-duty enduro racing.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: The Ibis Mojo HDR 27.5 is a razor-sharp performer

Ibis’ HDR is a wonderful chameleon that does its thing with 26- or 27.5-inch wheels. See if that’s a good thing or a compromise in our Bottom Line review.

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Compare-O First Look: Ibis Ripley

It took six long years for this purported do-anything 29er to go from idea to actuality. Now it’s time to find out if it was worth the wait.

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Compare-O First Look: Ibis Mojo HDR 650b

The tried and true Ibis Mojo HDR is now offered in the trendy 27.5-inch wheel size. But do the bigger wheels enhance or detract from the performance of this legendary bike?

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KRob’s Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews – Part 1

Part one of KRob’s Outerbike bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Ibis Ripley, Yeti SB95 Carbon, Intense Spyder Comp 29 Carbon, Ibis HDR 650b, Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt, GT Force, and Giant Trance 27.5

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Ibis Interbike 2013: Ibis Ripley In-Depth Look

Scot Nicol and engineer Colin Hughes give us some insight on the Ibis Ripley 29er and its unique feature, the dual-eccentric dw-link, that provides the suspension action for the bike.

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Ibis introduces the Mojo HDR

The new Mojo HDR is an updated or evolutionary version of the Mojo HD, with the addition of convertibility via their limbo chips between a 26-inch based wheel with 160mm of rear travel and a 27.5-inch wheel with 130mm of travel.

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Ibis Ripley: First Impressions – Sea Otter 2013

My impressions of my short ride on the Ripley is that it seemed much smaller than a 29er, and it felt light, quick, nimble, and flickable.

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Sea Otter Quick Test: 27.5ers from Focus, Santa Cruz and Ibis Conversion

The 27.5-inch wheel size has officially arrived, with a host of new bikes being featured at the Sea Otter Classic Expo. We had the chance to take a few out for short test rides. Here are some initial impressions.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: The Swiss Army Knife of Bikes

If you could only have one bicycle, which one would it be? Is it a bike currently in your stable or is it another bike you envision but do not own yet?

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Ibis Ripley 29er Now Available

Ibis does did not have a 29er bike… until today. Today marks the day when the last of the Mohicans, the last of the good brands sells a 29er bike.

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Pro Bike: Anne-Caroline Chausson’s Ibis Mojo HD

Mtbr got an up close and personal look at Anne-Caroline Chausson’s, the world’s all-time greatest female downhill mountain bike racer’s, Ibis Mojo HD all-mountain machine here in France. Now you can, too.

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Undefeated, Anne Caroline Chausson signs with Ibis for Two More Years

Around our corner of California (the San Francisco Bay Area), there’s a lot of sports talk about a sweep that just happened. While most people are talking about the San Francisco Giants sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the World Series*, the dynasty that is on our mind is that of Anne Caroline Chausson. Anne is finishing up her second year riding for […]

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