Subvert i/O 9

  • Year: 2019
  • MSRP: $4,849.99 *
  • Sizes: 14.5", 16", 18", 20", 22"
  • Colors: Grey / Neon Red
  • Weight:

The Subvert i/O models, with their latest Shimano electric pedal-assist motors, amplify your power output to allow for longer and faster rides in full confidence with their user-friendly riding platform. With its hardtail X6 alloy frame and high-end components, The Subvert I/O 9 offers the best there is in terms of electronic integration between its STePS E8000 motor, the battery and its XT Di2 components. No need for an extra battery for the Di2 rear derailleur; the I/O 9 has it covered since there's already one on the bike for the motor. Equipped with the 2019 Revelation RC fork with 35mm stanchions and DebonAir spring, the Subvert I/O 9 delivers small bump sensitivity and mid-stroke support for a smooth ride quality, enhanced by the new and powerful Shimano MT-520 4-piston disc brakes. Shimano's engineering and know-how deliver easy connection and component management through a centralized computer display at the handlebar and a downloadable E-Tube app for on-the-fly adjustment through your smart phone and a Bluetooth connection. All you will need to do is enjoy the ride..


  • Subvert I/O X6 Aluminum frame for Shimano STePS E8000 motor, tapered head tube
  • Rockshox Revelation RC 27.5"+/29" fork, Boost, 35mm stanchions, 15mm Lite Maxle, DebonAir, 130mm travel, w/ hydraulic lockout
  • Shimano STePS E8000 drive unit / 250 Watts / 70Nm Torque, 503wh STePS E8000 battery
  • Shimano XT Di2, 11-spd, Shadow Plus rear derailleur, XT 11-spd, 11-46T Cassette
  • Shimano E8000 crankarms, forged, 38T chainring
  • New motor-mode switch
  • New Shimano MT-520 hydraulic 4-piston disc brakes, 203 / 180mm rotors
  • New X-Fusion Manic Internal dropper post 125 / 100mm x 31.6mm w/ alloy remote
Frame Components
Frame Subvert I/O X6 Aluminum frame for Shimano STePS E8000, Tapered head tube
Fork New RockShox Revelation RC 27.5" Plus / 29" Boost, 35mm stanchions, 15mm Stealth Maxle, Debon Air, 130mm travel, w/ Hydraulic Lockout
Headset FPD Dozer 1-1/8"-1.5", w/ Bottom AC Bearing, 8mm Cone
Cranks Shimano E8000, forged, 38T Chainring
Bottom Bracket N/A
Chain KMC X11-E
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Deralleur Shimano XT Di2, 11-spd, Shadow Plus
Derailleur Shifter Shimano XT Di2 11-spd Switch
Drive Unit Shimano STePS E8000, 250 W, 70Nm Torque
Battery Shimano STePS E8010, 500Wh
Pedals N/A
Tires Kenda HAVOC 27.5x2.8", 120tpi, Aramid beads, Pro EMC, Tubeless Compatible
Wheels/Rims New WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0, Tubeless Ready, 27.5"x40mm, Double Wall
Hubs Pivit Alloy disc Boost, E-Bike specific, 32h cassette, Sealed Bearings, w/ Front & Rear Thru-Axle
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano Deore XT M8000, 11-spd, 11-46T
Braking System
Brakes Shimano BR-MT520 / BL-MT501 Hydraulic Disc, 4-Piston, 203 / 180mm Rotors
Brake Levers Shimano BL-MT501 Hydraulic
Other Components
Grips WTB Ace Dual Clamps
Handle Bar Race Face Ride Alloy 35mm bar, 20mm rise
Stem Race Face Aeffect R 35mm Forged short alloy
Seat WTB Volt Comp Wide 150mm
Seat Post X-Fusion Manic 125 Dropper post w/ shifter-type remote, 7075 alloy, 31.6x125mmx400 / 100x360mm
Extras Shimano Chain Guide, Tubeless Valves, New Battery charger, Battery Lock
Size Head Angle Seat Angle Top Tube (Effective) Seat Tube (C-T) Chainstay Length BB Drop Wheel Base Stand Over Stack Height Reach Fork Height Fork Offset Stem Length Bar Width Crank Length
XS / 14.5 67.5° 71.5° 565mm (22.2") 368mm (14.5") 465mm (18.3") 56mm (2.2") 1121mm (44.1") 746mm (29.4") 627mm (24.7") 371mm (14.6") 541mm (21.3") 46mm (1.8") 50mm 760mm 170mm
S / 16 68° 71.5° 585mm (23") 406mm (16") 465mm (18.3") 56mm (2.2") 1135mm (44.7") 748mm (29.4") 630mm (24.8") 390mm (15.4") 541mm (21.3") 46mm (1.8") 50mm 760mm 170mm
M / 18 68° 72.2° 615mm (24.2") 457mm (18") 465mm (18.3") 56mm (2.2") 1172mm (46.1") 750mm (29.5") 639mm (25.2") 423mm (16.7") 541mm (21.3") 46mm (1.8") 50mm 760mm 175mm
L / 20.5 68° 72.2° 630mm (24.8") 520mm (20.5") 465mm (18.3") 56mm (2.2") 1188mm (46.8") 768mm (30.2") 648mm (25.5") 435mm (17.1") 541mm (21.3") 46mm (1.8") 50mm 760mm 175mm
XL / 22 68° 72.2° 640mm (25.2") 559mm (22") 465mm (18.3") 56mm (2.2") 1204mm (47.4") 797mm (31.4") 658mm (25.9") 447mm (17.6") 541mm (21.3") 46mm (1.8") 50mm 760mm 175mm