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2017 Ibis Mojo 3 Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike

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2017 Ibis Mojo 3 Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike

 

If the HD3 was designed for racers operating at the pointy end of the enduro rankings, then the 2017 Ibis Mojo 3 Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike was designed for the rest of us mere mortals. If you happen to clean the chunkiest runs like they're paper-smooth fire roads, then the HD3 is probably the right ride for you, but if your ambitions and local trail furniture aren't all World Cup extreme, then the Mojo 3 is probably a far more appropriate—and fun—choice. It tempers the extremes that make the HD3 revel in the most apocalyptic terrain in favor of a lighter, more playfully agile chassis that's capable enough to handle everything this side of gravity. Add in the versatility to run both standard 27.5in and 27.5+ tires alongside SRAM's revolutionary 12-speed X01 Eagle drivetrain, and you've got a rig that's set to get rowdy in style.

The Mojo 3's spirited kick starts with the shock tune and DW-Link suspension. Ibis claims it tuned the shock so its initial stroke rides on the "plush" side, but our firsthand experience with the bike tells us that generous small bump compliance doesn't keep it from feeling firm off the top. It's responsive and changes direction quickly while navigating switchbacks at climbing speeds, and the anti-squat pedaling platform maintains past the sag point.

It wasn't specifically built as a park bike, but spending a few minutes on it makes it obvious that the Mojo 3 is built to get rowdy. Ibis describes the shock's tuned ramp-up characteristics as "robust." We describe it as the kind of big-hit confidence that can often be the key element in determining which side of the ragged edge you find yourself on. By outfitting this Mojo 3 with moderate 2.5in tires, you'll enjoy confident traction and a deeper travel feel than you might expect from other 130mm suspensions. Regardless of the tires you choose to run, the shock tune and suspension keep the bottom bracket height at the sag point the same.

The shock's tune doesn't require a high damper handicap, a fact that Ibis credits to the shock rate and DW-Link's steady pedaling platform. Since it naturally reduces bob without needing a damper handicap from the shock, DW-Link's ramp-up stays smooth throughout its suspension arc. It also suffers less heat build-up than heavily dampened models, so its ramp feel isn't significantly affected during hard, fast descents where the shock is working overtime.

The frame itself is what you'd expect from Ibis: a full carbon monocoque affair that incorporates the construction pedigree of the HD3 but at a drastic weight savings, shedding a claimed 0.4lbs compared to the enduro brute. The final product is actually the seventh carbon lay-up schedule that Ibis tested —yet another indication that the Mojo 3 was carefully and meticulously developed rather than being rushed to market in order to capitalize on the 27.5+ hype.

In Ibis' own words, the stubby chainstays and low claimed frame weight make the bike feel "taut," and we think that's a wonderfully succinct way to describe the responsive aggression the Mojo 3 exhibits on the kind of climbs that would send the lumbering gravity crowd in search of a chairlift. When run with a 140mm fork, the Mojo 3's 66.8-degree head tube is on par with standard slack enduro standards and situates it squarely at the foremost tip of the advancing sea of all-mountain machines that drop in as well as they climb out.

One unfortunate side effect of this kind of trending super-trail geometry is that most slack, low bikes running five inches of rear travel and 27.5+ tires are also ditching the double drivetrain. But not the Mojo 3. Ibis insists that there's still a place for an extra chainring while navigating this brave new world of ever-overlapping boundaries, and while this bike is kitted out one-by, the Mojo 3's removable front derailleur mount means you have options when it comes time to change out componentry.

The tapered head tube further increases stiffness up front, which makes for yet better tracking across terrain, and the inclusion of Boost rear spacing let Ibis slam the rear wheel up for the above-mentioned stubby stays—which are approaching XC standards—while still leaving room for tubby tires and a front derailleur. That clearance also means that the frame is compatible with tires ranging from beefy 2.8in plus-sized down to 2.3in speed demons. As an added touch, the stock wheelset's 34mm internal width will run the range of those tire widths so you can swap between standard and plus-sized tires without shelling out for a whole new set of wheels.

 

2017 Ibis Mojo 3 Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike

Ibis' ultimate trail machine gets 27.5in and 27.5+ versatility

Responsive DW-Link suspension with 5in of travel

Long, slack geometry tackles bigger lines

Carbon construction reduces weight and increases stiffness

Boost hubs anchor wide, plus-sized rims

SRAM's Eagle drivetrain provides the ultimate bail-out gear

 

2017 Ibis Mojo 3 Carbon X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike

Frame Material:

carbon fiber

Suspension:

DW-Link 5

Rear Shock:

Fox Factory Float DPS 3pos w/Adj and EVOL Sleeve with Kashima Coat

Rear Travel:

130mm

Fork:

2017 Fox Factory Float 34

Front Travel:

140mm

Headset:

Cane Creek 40 ZS44/ZS56

Shifters:

SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed

Front Derailleur:

n/a

Rear Derailleur:

SRAM X01 Eagle 1x12-speed

ISCG Tabs:

no, ISCG 05 compatible with separately sold adapter

Crankset:

32t SRAM X01 Eagle Carbon direct mount

Bottom Bracket:

68mm BSA threaded

Crank Arm Length:

175mm

Cassette:

10 - 50t SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed

Chain:

SRAM X01 Eagle PowerLock 12-speed

Brakeset:

SRAM Guide RSC

Brake Type:

hydraulic disc

Rotors:

[front] 180mm SRAM Centerline, [rear] 160mm SRAM Centerline

Handlebar:

Ibis Carbon

Handlebar Width:

760mm

Grips:

Lizard Skins Logo

Saddle:

Ibis Custom, CrMo rails

Seatpost:

Fox Transfer hydraulic dropper

Seatpost Diameter:

31.6mm

Wheelset:

[rims] Ibis 738 Very Wide Aluminum Asymmetric, 34mm inner width

Hubs:

Ibis

Front Axle:

15 x 110mm Boost thru-axle

Rear Axle:

12 x 148mm Boost thru-axle

Tires:

Maxxis Minion DHF WT

Tire Size:

27.5 x 2.5in

Recommended Use:

trail

Manufacturer Warranty:

7 years on frame

Actual Weight:

Red, S: 12360g

 

GEOMETRY CHART

Mojo 3

 

Seat Tube

(c-t)

Effective Top Tube

(eTT)

Stack

(S)

Reach

(R)

Stand Over

Head Tube

(HT)

Head Tube Angle

(HTo)

Seat Tube Angle

(STo)

Bottom Bracket Height

(BBH)

Chainstay

(CS)

Wheelbase

S

14.4in

22.8in

22.7in

16.5in

27.4in

3.3in

66.8o

74.6o

13.2in

16.7in

44.3in

M

16.9in

23.6in

23.3in

16.6in

28.3in

4.1in

66.8o

73.6o

13.2in

16.7in

44.8in

L

18.7in

24.4in

23.7in

17.2in

28.5in

4.6in

66.8o

73.6o

13.2in

16.7in

45.6in

XL

20.5in

25.2in

24.2in

17.9in

29.5in

5.2in

66.8o

73.6o

13.2in

16.7in

46.4in


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