Ribble HT Ti

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26.4, 29.2 lb
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Ribble HT Ti. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

12 reasons to buy

  • The Ribble HT Ti has 150mm of travel in the fork. This smooths out one's ride on rough trails.
  • Cables are internally routed through a beautiful titanium frame, giving the bike an aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  • The bike's long reach offers riders stability.
  • 800mm Level handlebars give riders control on trails.
  • Ribble offers riders a three-year warranty on the bike's frame.
  • The seat tube is short and has only one bend near the bottom bracket. This gives riders room for a long dropper post.
  • The Ribble HT Ti is available in sizes small through extra-large, accommodating riders from 5'5" to 6'4".
  • 2.6" tires on 27.5" wheels are wide and roll well over rough rocks and roots.
  • The steep seat tube angle allows riders to keep the front of the bike down on steep climbs.
  • The titanium frame is more compliant over rowdy terrain than steel or aluminum.
  • Experts agree the bike's aggressive geometry makes it easy to maneuver through and over obstacles. It's a fun bike to jump on.
  • The HT Ti is light in weight. The Enthusiast model weighs under 27lbs.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Experts had issues with the reliability of the Level dropper post used on the Ribble Ti.
  • The SRAM Guide R brakes are underpowered. Testers suggest upgrading this component.

Bottom line

The Ribble HT Ti is a titanium hardtail mountain bike with 150mm of travel in the fork. It is compliant over rough rocky terrain. The HT Ti is available in four sizes, that are appropriate for a wide range of riders. The bike has wide 2.6" tires on 27.5" wheels. Maxxis DHF/DHR tires offer superior traction over the Nobby Nic tires that were specced on previous models. The aggressive geometry of the bike helps riders climb steep terrain, maneuver over obstacles and jump smoothly.

Expert Reviews

77/100 based on 3 rated expert reviews
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off-road.cc

Ribble HT Ti SRAM GX Eagle Hardtail Review

The Ribble HT Ti is a thing of beauty, but this titianium hardtail isn’t just about looks – it’s got substance, thanks to progressive geometry that puts it firmly in the ‘enduro’ camp.

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Ribble HT Ti GX Eagle Review

Bare titanium tubing and brushed-metal logos give the HT Ti a simple, understated aesthetic and mean it should stay looking fresh even if it picks up some trail scrapes.

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Mountain Bike Rider

Ribble HT Ti Review

The Ribble HT Ti is Ribble Cycles’ first mountain bike in 20 years and it blends the old and the new with classic titanium tubes and modern geometry.

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