Is the Yeti ASR 5 a trail bike?

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Is the Yeti ASR 5 a trail bike?

First and foremost it’s a trail bike, but its carbon back end and 2.5kg (5.5lb) frame weight (the full-carbon is 0.34kg – 12oz – lighter) result in a bike that won’t mind the odd race or enduro either. The Fox RP23 rear shock is tuned to stay slightly stiffer in its mid-stroke to allow the ASR 5 to feel nimble and to stop it bogging down.

How big is the head tube on an as-R 5 Yeti?

The AS-R 5 has a tapered head tube. The bottom cup is 1 -1/2” and the top cup is 1-1/8”. This creates a very stiff front end in combination with a tapered fork without adding additional weight. 3. shOck 7.875” eye-to-eye / 2” stroke.

Do you need an owner’s manual for a Yeti?

Bicycling can be a hazardous activity even under the best of circumstances. Proper maintenance of your bicycle is your responsibility and when done properly helps reduce the risk of injury and damage to your bicycle. This manual outlines basic setup and maintenance recommendations of your new Yeti.

How big is the head tube on a Yeti ASRC?

Long before it was fashionable, Yeti was pushing the long top tubes, slack angles and low bottom brackets. The ASRc continues this trend. Our size medium tester sports a 69 degree head tube angle when paired with the stock 120mm Fox fork, a 331mm (13in) high bottom bracket and roomy 602mm (23.7in) effective top tube.

Why did Yeti choose single pivot suspension for ASRC?

In the case of the ASRc, a single-pivot design was chosen for its low weight and efficiency — Yeti worked closely with Fox Racing Shox to refine the suspension rate to give the ASRc a predictable feel through the entire stroke. Long before it was fashionable, Yeti was pushing the long top tubes, slack angles and low bottom brackets.

Is the Yeti as-R carbon a good bike?

The Yeti AS-R Carbon is cutting-edge in every sense, right down to its trim-to-fit seat mast – which comes with its own cutting jig, plus the option of trimming it down to fit a conventional seat clamp and post. That might prove useful if you sell the frame to someone else or feel that occasional seat drops need to be possible.

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