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    2012 575 pics...

    A few folks have asked for pics. Ask and ye shall receive.

    Picked up the bike last night. Got a 90min ride today out at Hawes. Mostly desert xc type trail with some rocky stuff thrown in.

    For reference I've owned a '05 575 and an '08 575 that I've been riding until a few weeks ago.

    Initial impressions:
    -The bike wheel base in longer. It's the same size (S) but doesn't fit in my small truck bed unless I cock it 45 degrees or so. I talked to Yeti a few weeks ago and they said the specs are the same as my '08. Maybe we misunderstood each other. Either way, it's a plus as I'm on the top of the sizing scale.
    -The bike felt very very much like my old bike. Half way through the ride I forgot I was even on a new bike. I can't give much more as I haven't ridden in 4 weeks. My fork felt choppy, like it did before when it started to hydrolock. Also when I hit the pavement I realized I had 10 or 15psi in my front tire. Hard to say how long it was like that.

    Anyhow onto the pics:














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    Great looking bike. More and more I love single pivot designs.

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    Sizzling hot bike Jamie!
    Rear triangle looks very solid, so no worries.
    Do you feel the upgrade in Stiffness?.
    Enjoy
    BTW, your son is even sweeter....................

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenBonty View Post
    Sizzling hot bike Jamie!
    Rear triangle looks very solid, so no worries.
    Do you feel the upgrade in Stiffness?.
    Enjoy
    BTW, your son is even sweeter....................

    Hey thanks Dror.

    I can't really comment on the stiffness increase, if any, just yet. I'll need to get it out next week to South Mtn for a real shake-down. That will tell more. Yesterday was just dusting off the cobwebs after weeks of not riding.

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    Looking good Jamie!

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    Very Nice !! Enjoy it !!
    Last edited by YETI_Chris; 03-26-2012 at 10:48 AM.
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    The black looks very nice as always. Does anyone have photos of a lime/yellow build?

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    what fork is that? RS Lyric?
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    i like it! clean bike, i may have to look into a yeti for the next bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nokfir2 View Post
    what fork is that? RS Lyric?
    Lyrik?

    Si seņor.

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    nice how do you like it on the 575?
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    Nice Jamie. Good to see you are upgraded to the new deep section "bulletproof" ally stays!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tor-y-Foel View Post
    Nice Jamie. Good to see you are upgraded to the new deep section "bulletproof" ally stays!
    Well Graham, as you know first hand, nothing is bullet proof in Arizona, lol.

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    Yes, Yeti accepted it as warrantied. Bit annoying though as the new stay is a tiny bit shorter than the original. The Advantage 2.4 was a tight fit from the crown of the tread to the bridge when newly fitted to the original whereas it now buzzes slightly on the new stay, despite being somewhat worn down!

    I haven't had it out in the mud here since coming home but that is not going to work very well as anything on the tire will be scraped off onto the stay so I am forced to fit a smaller tire for local use
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tor-y-Foel View Post
    Yes, Yeti accepted it as warrantied. Bit annoying though as the new stay is a tiny bit shorter than the original. The Advantage 2.4 was a tight fit from the crown of the tread to the bridge when newly fitted to the original whereas it now buzzes slightly on the new stay, despite being somewhat worn down!

    I haven't had it out in the mud here since coming home but that is not going to work very well as anything on the tire will be scraped off onto the stay so I am forced to fit a smaller tire for local use
    That's too bad. A bike like that should easily fit larger tires. From what I've heard the Advantage is a tall tire, but still. Oh well. BTW, what the heck is mud? Today I rode through horse **** and piss and it flung up onto my face. Is that the same thing?

    86 degrees out on the trail today....it's getting warm quick out here.

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    Lol - it's more like sheep s__t round here, mostly liberally laced with other filth! I don't think the average Zonie would make it through one of our winters (or some of the summers!)
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    Lovin that last picture Eatdrinkride. The child looks so ready to get on that bike. I bet all he can think about is getting older/bigger, haha!

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    Great looking bike.

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