“What do you get when you mix Swedish gold, a bit of goat, a dash of duck, and the color Deeper Purple? Once you wait for the smoke on the water to clear, you get the hardest-hitting Enduro riffs of all time – the Decoy MX and Capra MX Uncaged 9.”
Good work YT Marketing Dept. You can take the rest of the week off.
The Decoy and Capra Uncaged 9 bikes are basically Öhlins equipped (RXF 38 m.2 fork and TTX 22m shock) limited edition models. Here’s some quick run-downs…
YT Capra MX Uncaged 9, £3,799
The 3rd Generation CAPRA goes metal. Available in five sizes. Double sealed frame bearings, top tube mounts for on-bike storage, geometry adjust flip-chip, SRAM UDH mech hanger, and a TM6000 water bottle.
The other big news is it now has a threaded BB.
Spec highlights include: Öhlins 38 RXF M.2 fork, Öhlins TTX 22m rear shock, SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain, Code R brakes, Renthal Fatbar and Apex stem, ODI grips, Crankbrothers Synthesis Enduro wheels, Maxxis Assegai and DHR II, YT Postman dropper and SDG Bel Air 3.0 saddle.
YT Decoy MX Uncaged 9, £6,399
Carbon frame with YT’s V4L suspension, Shimano EP8 motor, slim-line Shimano E7000 display & controller, Renthal Fatbar, 540Wh battery, Öhlins RXF38 M.2 fork, Öhlins TTX 22m shock, Shimano XT groupset, YT Postman, SDG Bel Air 3.0 saddle, SRAM Code R brakes, Maxxis Assegai and DHR II.
Plus! News of some actual Young Talent
YT Industries has also announced an expanded female ambassador roster for 2022.
“From Canberra Australia, Sian is a two-time National Champion and former UCI Junior World Cup Champion. In addition to her great achievements on the race track, Sian gives back to the MTB community by coaching the up-and-coming generation of Australian shredders.”
“Hailing from Portland Oregon, 15-year-old Brooke is no stranger to going upsidedown or getting sideways! Establishing her freeride skills at Proving Grounds in 2021, Brooke’s sights are set on a season of downhill racing and Crankworx events. YT is excited to watch Brooke grow, shred the TUES, and hit big jumps with steeze.”
“At 14 years old Maxima is already experienced in between race the tape. Coming from Leutkirch in Germany, Maxima’s results include 1st at the IXS Rookies Downhill Cup, 2nd at the European Downhill Championships, and 1st at the Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slalom. No stranger of the bike park either, Maxima can already throw down suicide no handers, so watch this space!”
“Riding since she was 3, Cameron is a Whistler local who loves tearing up any downhill track. With an incredible 18 race wins to her name already, Cameron isn’t afraid turning on the taps when it comes to race runs, and is a true example of young talent.”
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