Shift R9 LT

Eat up the miles with a bike that anticipates your every move. The trail-hungry Shift R9 LT knows what you want: big days on sweet singletrack. Push your limits, but not your bike, on a top-of-the-line 140mm travel Rockshox suspension platform spec'd with the best balance of strong and light high-end components.

Features

  • New Shift R LT 6061-T6 alloy 4-Bar linkage frame, 140mm rear travel, tapered 1.5" head tube, 73mm BB shell, 12mm thru-axle dropouts
  • Internal cable routing
  • RockShox Monarch RL DebonAir rear shock w/ rebound adjuster and lockout
  • New RockShox Revelation RL fork, taper steerer, 140mm travel; 15x100mm thru-axle w/ Maxle Stealth axle & remote lockout
  • New Praxis Cadet forged crankset w/ 32T alloy chainring
  • Shimano XT GS 11-spd Shadow Plus rear derailleur
  • Shimano XT 1x11-spd right shifter & 11-42 cassette
  • WTB STP i25 double wall rims
  • Kenda Nevegal X 27.5x2.35 120tpi tires, Aramid beads
  • Ritchey Trail alloy cockpit w/ Trail WCS Lock-Ring grips
  • New Shimano SLX 7000 Hydraulic disc brakes
  • Upper chain guide

Specifications

Frameset
Frame 2017 6061-T6 Series Alloy 4-Bar Linkage Frame, 140mm Rear Travel, Tapered 1.5" Head Tube, 73mm BB Shell, Enduro Bearings, 12mm Thru-Axle, Internal Cable Routing
Fork 2017 Rockshox Revelation RL 27.5, 1-1/8 - 1.5in Tapered Alloy Steerer, Solo Air; 140mm Travel, w/ 15mm Maxle Thru-Axle, w/ Remote Lockout
Colors SG Black / Black,
Drivetrain
Cranks 2017 Praxis Cadet w/ 32t Wide-Narrow Alloy Chainring, 30mm Axle
Pedals N/A
Chain KMC X11-1 NP/GY, 1x11 Specific w/ Missing Link
Bottom Bracket Praxis 73mm Sealed Cartridge
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT RD-M8000 SGS 11-Spd Shadow Plus
Derailleur Shifter Shimano Deore XT, SL-M8000-R, Right, 11-Spd, Clamp w/o Gear Display
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano CSM-8000, 11-42t, 11-Spd
Wheels
Tires Kenda Nevegal X 27.5x2.35", 120tpi
Wheels/Rims WTB STP i25 TCS 27.5" X 31mm DW Alloy 32h Rims, Pivit Alloy Sealed Bearings Disc Hubs, 15mm Front & 12mm Rear Thru-Axles, w/ 11-Spd Cassette
Braking System
Brakes 2017 Shimano SLX Hydraulic, BR-M7000, 180/160mm Rotors
Brake Levers 2017 Shimano SLX Hydraulic, BL-M7000
Other Components
Grips Ritchey MTN Trail WCS Lockring, 135mm
Handle Bar Ritchey MTN Trail Low Riser, 20mm Rise, 740 / 760mm Wide; 9 Deg. Sweep
Stem Ritchey MTN Trail, 3D Forged, 0 Deg, Ext.: 60/70mm
Headset Ritchey Comp Logic Zero Press-Fit 1-1/8 - 1.5in, Semi-Cartridge Bearings, For 44/56mm Head Tube
Saddle WTB Rocket Comp
Seat Post Ritchey Trail 2-Bolts, Alloy Micro Adjust 31.6mm, 300 / 350 / 400mm
Seat Clamp Pivit Alloy 34.9mm Quick Release

Geometry

Size Head Angle Seat Angle Top Tube (Effective) Seat Tube (C-T) Chainstay Length BB Drop Wheel Base Stand Over Stack Height Reach
14.5 67° 75 / 70.5° 565 368 435 20 1108 702 585 388
16 68° 75 / 71.5° 585 406 435 20 1124 712 599 410
18 68° 75 / 72.2° 615 457 435 20 1161 725 609 443
20.5 68° 75 / 72.8° 630 520 435 20 1181 763 618 460
Detail Photos