Redline To Abandon 26"er MTB's?

The story going around about Redline is that they are going to drop the 26″er mtb bike in ’08. The ’08 line up for 29″ers is going to expand to include an aluminum hardtail that is geared and possibly more. Stay tuned as we get more information to update you on this story.


No Responses to “Redline To Abandon 26"er MTB's?”

  1. BearSquirrel Says:

    Hmmm… A bold move from a company that produces 4 mountain bike models 2 of which are already 29ers. Thats 2 away from saying that Niner is dropping all of it’s 26er MTBs.

  2. Cloxxki Says:

    A year ago it would have meant quitting making mountainbikes altogether then.

  3. ODERUS Says:

    Niner doesn’t make any 26″ wheel bikes. The name kinda of hints to that! The only real 26″ bike that Redline made were single speed offerings anyway. With singlespeeds being such a niche market and the fact that their 29″ monocog outsold the 26″ version, why not make the change. They have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Good luck to them.

  4. BearSquirrel Says:

    >> Orderus >> Niner doesn’t make any 26″ wheel bikes.

    There’s no fooling you.


  5. shiggy Says:

    Dropping the 26″ bikes does not mean they would be reducing the number of models offered. Think gearies, front suspension, aluminum frames…

  6. Twenty Nine Inches | A 29er Bike site » Blog Archive » New Mono9 from Redline Says:

    […] If you haven’t seen it yet, Redline Bicycles is releasing their new 9-speed Mono9. We reported back in April that Redline may be dropping all their 26 inch offerings in favor of bigger wheels and this looks to be a big step in that direction. […]

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