Are YT bikes good?

Are YT bikes good?

It’s not really a race bike – instead it’s a good-times machine. As a brand, YT are ruthless in the pursuit of their disruptive attitude and nothing embodies that “Live uncaged” motto more than the Capra. In reality it’s a downhill bike that can be pedalled back to the top.

How much is a YT Capra?

The current generation YT Capra enduro bike is now available with an alloy frameset with prices starting at £2,399 / €3,499 / $2,699 for the YT Capra Base AL. The Capra AL is available with either 29in or 27.5in wheel options and in sizes ranging from S through to XXL, depending on the wheel size.

What does YT bikes stand for?

Young Talent
A direct-to-consumer manufacturer, YT Industries sells championship-winning, record-setting, well-priced mountain bikes. YT (YT stands for “Young Talent”) didn’t infiltrate the U.S. until 2015, but it hit the ground running by signing one of the top names in mountain biking: Aaron Gwin.

Where are YT bikes made?

YT Industries is a direct-sales montain bike brand based in Forcheim, Germany, run by Markus Flossmann. It was founded in 2007 with the aim of supporting young riders and beginners in mountain biking with competitive, low-priced, entry-level bikes, but has since expanded to offer high-end pro bikes as well.

Do YT bikes sell frames?

Our carbon frames deliver ideal stiffness and ultimate reliability at impressively low weight. The elaborately-designed frame sets new standards in aluminum workmanship: the multi-butted, hydroformed tubes don’t only keep weight down and improve resilience, but embody the look of a true YT.

Do YT Industries do finance?

Select “Financing” in the “Payment method” payment step and complete the order with Affirm. You can select PayPal as another payment method. You will be automatically redirected to PayPal during the ordering process.

Is YT Capra a enduro bike?

YT Capra 29 Core 4 is 165mm enduro bike with 170mm fork, slack geometry, and bottle-ready full carbon frame. New Capra comes as a race-focused 29er, or a mullet park bike with 5mm more travel. Faster, more capable, easier to pedal… and somewhere to stash a water bottle.

Do YT bikes run small?

That’s important because it makes it harder for shorter riders who want a little extra reach to go from a small to medium frame, or medium to large. YT sizing info states that riders 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-10 can fit a medium Jeffsy, and riders between 5-foot-8 and 6-foot-2 can fit a large.

What is yt decoy size?

YT DECOY: geometry and sizes The YT DECOY is available in five frame sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL. In terms of geometry, the YT DECOY is based on the YT CAPRA 29. Overall, however, the DECOY is a bit more upright and more compact than the CAPRA 29, meaning the reach in size L is 10 mm shorter (455mm) than the CAPRA.

What size YT Capra should I buy?


Measure Point Medium X-Large
Height (cm) 164 – 175cm 183 – 193cm
Height (ft/in) 5′ 3″ – 5′ 7″ 6′ – 6′ 3″

What is the best MTB brand?

Keep reading to see our list of the best mountain bike brands and some of the products that put them there.

  • Specialized. Specialized bikes is one of the biggest and most well-known names in the industry.
  • Trek.
  • Giant.
  • Cannondale.
  • Santa Cruz.
  • Canyon Bicycles.
  • Yeti Cycles.
  • Pivot.

Do YT bikes come tubeless?

But ask anyone who has unboxed a YT mountain bike and they’ll tell you it’s generally a great experience. In a way, it’s like having the bike shop come to you. A set of tubeless valves was included in the bike box, along with extra cable port plugs, steerer tube spacers, bolts, and various reflectors.

What is the model year of the YT Capra al Comp?

Product YT Capra AL Comp 1 Model Year 2016 Riding Type Enduro / All-Mountain, Freeride / Bike P Rider Unisex Sizes and Geometry S, M, L, XL View Geometry Size S M L XL Size S M

Is the 2016 YT Capra al Comp a good bike?

Tested: 2016 YT Capra AL Comp 1. Rating: Vital Review. Reviewed by Steve Wentz and Brandon Turman // Photos by Shawn Spomer // Action modeling by Scott Hart. It wasn’t long ago that YT unleashed the Capra CF, a carbon bike that helped push the limits of what a ~160mm travel bike could be and do.

What’s the bottom line on the YT Capra?

What’s The Bottom Line? The YT Capra is a remarkably fun long travel bike, and its ride qualities are most characterized by its extreme level of suspension progression. For those who seek out steep, nasty terrain, the extra travel, stout fork, and burly wheels on the AL Comp 1 model will serve you well and keep on rolling for years to come.

How much does a Capra bike cost?

There are six Capra models to choose from ranging from $2,899 to $5,999, including three carbon bikes and three aluminum steeds. Our test bike arrived in a large reusable cardboard box.