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YT’s Capra and Decoy get particular version Uncaged 9 fashions with Ohlins suspension and mullet wheels

Boutique spec at Excessive St costs makes the brand new YT Capra and Decoy Uncaged 9 a mouth-watering prospect

Calling all mullet-lovers. YT has unleashed new MX particular editions with trick Ohlins suspension, coil shocks and Crankbrothers wheels. Each the excessive acclaimed Decoy (one of many finest e-bikes in the marketplace and our 2021 e-bike of the 12 months Winner) and Capra (one of many finest enduro bikes) include the boutique spec, giving prospects the chance to get the excessive finish customized look and efficiency at all the way down to earth costs. Say howdy to the YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 and YT Decoy MX Uncaged 9. 

YT Capra MX Uncaged 9

Must know

  • Worth: £3799 / $3999
  • Weight (small): 16.1kg / 35.49lb

Photo of YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 version 2022

The Uncaged 9 mannequin of YT’s enduro race-winning Capra is constructed round a hydroformed alloy body and this represents the third iteration of this bike – we liked it when we examined the Capra 29 Core 4 final yr. It comes full with double sealed body bearings, high tube mounts for riders who like so as to add additional storage, a geometry flip chip and SRAM UDH mech hanger. Dwelling mechanics may rejoice within the information that it will get a BSA 73mm threaded backside bracket too. 

Obtainable in 5 sizes from small to XXL, the brand new alloy body additionally has up to date geometry with a 77.6º seat angle and 64.2º head angle, steeper and slacker respectively over earlier fashions. The outcome, YT states, is a motorcycle with a extra snug pedalling place in addition to ‘severe sending prowess’. 

Detail of coil shock on YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 version 2022

The YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 comes fitted with an Ohlins  38 RXFM.2 fork with TTX18 damper and externally adjustable excessive and low pace compression and damping, the place the dual piston, triple chamber air spring means buh-bye to tokens, as ample adjustment and fantastic tuning is feasible with a shock pump. 

Detail showing purple frame and yellow logo on YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 version 2022

The Uncaged 9 model is available in a color referred to as Deep Purple which is, you guessed it, purple

On the again, an Ohlins TTX22m coil shock supplies bounce management with a twin-tubed damping circuit that gives traction, stability and consistency. 

Action shot of the YT Capra MX Uncaged 9 being ridden

YT Industries – Capra Uncaged9

The bundle is accomplished with SRAM GX Eagle 10-52t 12-speed drivetrain and Code R brakes, with controls mounted on a Renthal Fatbar and Apex stem with ODI grips, plus a YT Postman dropper seatpost and SDG Bel Air 3.0 saddle. Crankbrothers provide the mullet, with Synthesis Enduro wheels outfitted with a Maxxis Assegai MaxxTerra EXO on the entrance and DHR II MaxxTerra EXO+ on the again. 

YT Decoy MX Uncaged 9

Must know

  • Worth: £6399 / $7499
  • Wight (measurement S): 23.50kg / 51.81lb

It’s not simply analogue enduro machines that get the Uncaged 9 remedy; YT has additionally given the all-mountain Decoy e-bike to some mixed-wheelsized love. 

Photo of YT Decoy MX Uncaged 9

The Uncaged 9 model options MX wheels

Based mostly round a carbon hybrid MX-ready body with YT’s V4L suspension, the mullet YT Decoy is powered by a Shimano EP8 drive unit which supplies 85nm of torque managed by a low-profile Shimano E7000 show and distant swap mounted to Renthal Fatbar handlebars, with a customized non-Shimano 540Wh battery to maintain a low centre of gravity. 

Detail shot of power button and battery charge point on TY Decoy MX Uncaged 9


Ohlins present the suspension right here too, with a RXF38M.2 fork with 170mm journey up entrance and a TTX22M coil spring shock on the rear controlling 165mm of journey. 

Detail of chain and motor area of YT Decoy Uncaged 9

The Decoy MX Uncaged 9 incorporates a Shimano EP8 unit and an XT drivetrain

The 12-speed Shimano XT groupset with Hyperglide+ shifting presents slick, easy gear adjustments, SRAM Code R brakes, YT Postman dropper seatpost with SDG Bel Air 3.0 saddle, and the identical Crankbrothers and Maxxis wheel and tyre combo as provided on the YT Capra MX Uncaged 9. 

Coil spring charge choices

Every Uncaged 9 bike will ship with one coil spring, with spring charge decided by the estimated rider weight for every measurement of motorcycle. If you wish to tweak issues, YT counsel contacting the UK Mill for set-up assist, or reserving into one of many Suspension Tuning periods the model already runs. 

Given how essential getting the suitable spring charge is for optimum setup, it’s fascinating that YT has opted to ship every bike with just one coil. It begs a comparability with Canyon who, for instance, sends three springs with its related fashions, protecting the estimated spring charge, plus one both facet to make sure every rider will get the efficiency they need. 

Detail of Ohlins TTX22M coil shock on YT Decoy MX Uncaged 9 eMTB

The Uncaged 9 model of the YT Decoy options an Ohlins TTX22M coil shock

It will be good to see one thing like this feature sooner or later from YT, and the model have commented {that a} spring trade program is perhaps one thing they appear into additional down the road. 

The spring charges per measurement of the Capra and Decoy are as follows: 

  • Capra; 343 lbs (S) I 365 (M) I 388 (L) I 411 (XL) I 434 (XXL)
  • Decoy: 365 lbs (S) I 388 (M) I 411 (L) I 434 (XL) I 457 (XXL)


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