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  1. #301
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    Updated my Yeti for 2013 with new drivetrain and tyres.



    Frame - Yeti ASR5C, Medium, White
    Fork - Marzocchi 44 RC3 Ti (2010)
    Rear Shock - Fox RP23
    Headset - Chris King
    Wheels - Hope Pro II hubs and NoTubes ZTR Arch rims
    Brakes - Magura Louise BAT Carbon
    Handlebar - Chromag Fubars Acute
    Stem - North Shore Billet Overlord 50mm stem
    Saddle - SDG I-Fly
    Crankset - SRAM X9 and a MRP 1x chain guide
    BB - SRAM GXP
    Chainring - North Shore Billet 30t
    Pedals - Inspired Platform pedals
    Chain - KMC X10.93
    Cassette - Shimano XT M771 11-36
    Shifters - Shimano Saint 10sp
    Front Derailleur - n/a
    Rear Derailleur - Shimano Zee
    Tyres - front: Specialized Butcher rear: Specialized Purgatory
    Seatpost - SDG I-Beam
    Seatpost Clamp - Salsa
    Grips - Spank lock-on grips
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    Quick update after installing some new stuff! This thing just keeps getting better
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    Soderblom... is that MRP 1x guide the BB mount? How well did it line up? Any dremeling or whatnot needed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcgoogles View Post
    Soderblom... is that MRP 1x guide the BB mount? How well did it line up? Any dremeling or whatnot needed?
    I've used one with great success. No dremeling, you can just bend/tweak the plate for correct lineup. Very nice product IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcgoogles View Post
    Soderblom... is that MRP 1x guide the BB mount? How well did it line up? Any dremeling or whatnot needed?
    It's BB mount, and it lines up pretty good. Has been working fine with both XT cranks with 32t chainring, and also now with the X9 cranks with 30t. Did not have to modify it to work with the smaller chainring.

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    Finally got it built and took it for its inaugural shakedown ride yesterday...

    Do any of you have a Float CTD Performance series shock with Boostvalve? This is my first experience with the CTD system, and frankly, I can't tell much, if any difference in compression damping between 'descend' and 'climb' modes. Before I go calling Fox and Competitive Cyclist and lose my new bike for a few weeks, I figured I'd ask around first.

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    I had to give the shock about 10-12 hours to really break in. You should be able to tell a noticeable difference between the climb and descend mode, mostly in how much higher the shock rides in its travel. I don't think any of the compression settings will give you the feeling of the old rp2/23 at their highest settings. Frankly, I never used the PP setting on my old rp2 because it was so damn harsh.

    On this shock, the climb setting is just enough to firm up the back to eliminate pedal bob. Out of the saddle climbing is still going to induce movement as it is not a lock-out setting.

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    Took a couple months of parts gathering but my ASR5 is finished. Some new stuff, a lot of donor parts.

    Yeti Asr5 frame w/12x142 rear, size large
    Cane Creek 40 headset
    Rockshox revelation dual air 130mm, 20mm axle
    Sun ringle charger pro wheels, set up tubeless
    Specialized purgatory 2.4 front, maxxis hi roller 2.35 rear tires
    Shimano slx brakes 180mm f/r
    Shimano xt chain
    Shimano zee rd
    Shimano xt 11-36 cassette
    Shimano zee shifter
    E13 guide ring 32t
    Mrp 1x guide
    Shimano slx crank
    Ks Lev 125mm seatpost
    Wtb rocket v slt saddle
    Answer protaper carbon 725mm bar
    Esi chunky grips
    Kore repute 50mm stem
    Wellgo flat pedals (forget the model)

    28.32 lbs, not too bad considering the parts selection. I'm happy with it.
    Thanks all for the build ideas and informative discussion!


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    First ride today, love this bike. Still waiting for my much wider Thomson all mountain bar and longer rear brake hose.
    Mavic ex325 wheels/SLX hubs
    SLX crank
    X9 shifter/rear derail.
    Grabity stem 70mm
    Chris King headset
    Fox float 140mm f/fox CTD r
    Maxxis stout 2.3
    random old build parts

    thanks mtbr for flipping my pic
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    Hey! I knew I saw your bike somewhere... I saw you on Betasso today. I'm the guy who was on the Santa Cruz! Drop me an email sometime, we should meet up for a ride.
    Max

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtnbkr29r View Post
    First ride today, love this bike. Still waiting for my much wider Thomson all mountain bar and longer rear brake hose.
    Mavic ex325 wheels/SLX hubs
    SLX crank
    X9 shifter/rear derail.
    Grabity stem 70mm
    Chris King headset
    Fox float 140mm f/fox CTD r
    Maxxis stout 2.3
    random old build parts

    thanks mtbr for flipping my pic

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    Quote Originally Posted by max_lombardy View Post
    Let me ask this... I have the standard dropouts with King hubs. So to upgrade, I need:
    1. New King axle, 12x142
    2. Yeti chip set
    3. The actual 12x142 QR. Where do I get this?
    I know this is a little old, but I have a Yeti Chip Set and 142 x 12 rear axle, both brand new for $90 shipped lower 48. I planned on building a Big Top so I bought the parts but then decided to get an ARC-Carbon which does not need the chip set and comes with an axle. If anyone needs this pm me. $90 is less than you can get it for and will save me the hassle of returning the parts to the two different stores I bought them from.

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    I'm jealous of all of you! Trying to find an asr 5 in medium is hard so whomever wants to sell theirs message me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Revmoto View Post
    I'm jealous of all of you! Trying to find an asr 5 in medium is hard so whomever wants to sell theirs message me
    Are you looking for a frame only? Jury's still out on mine, I'll let you know if I decide to sell it. I have a couple more trails to test it on before I reach a verdict.
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    I'll tell you what, it was almost a crime that this frame was/is selling for $800. Even at $1k it was a steal. I'm not sure that I'd have plunked down $1800 for it unless it was the full carbon version but I think Yeti would have a nice market for them at $1400 or $1500.

    In any case, godurt, what seems to be the problem? What bike are you coming from?

    I must say that I had a slight preference for the suspension on my old Motolite and current el guapo but I am getting used to a single pivot again. A potential contributing factor was also Because the rear CTD needed a very long break-in period before I could get it dialed in. Not sure if you or others experienced that or not. I also started out with the fork at 130mm with a ZS bottom cup. Bumped travel to 140mm and it made a nice difference with the balance of the bike.

    I'm loving this frame more and more with every ride. It's making me think that I don't need a 150mm bike for my riding - It was only the geometry that I was searching for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mnigro View Post
    In any case, godurt, what seems to be the problem? What bike are you coming from?
    It's just a bit too big for my 'playful', technical riding style. It has it's advantages, especially descending, but overall I prefer a smaller, more nimble bike... At 5'-10" I'm accustomed to 22.5-23" top tubes on most 16-18" frames. I get on my small Giant XTC HT SS after riding the Yeti and feel like I can conquer anything (and pretty much can) and have a blast doing it. The "medium" (more like large) Yeti requires more effort and input, especially in turns. I'm still playing with stem length and bar width, giving it every chance I can to grow on me, because I really want to like it. I'm pretty sure I'd love the "small" though, if someone wants to trade Ideally though, I need something in-between.

    As for what I'm coming off of, I have several bikes, but the ASR5 is replacing a Stumpy FSR Comp. I also have a new med '13 Trek Fuel EX9 frame, with all the right measurements, that is begging for a shot.
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    Cool-blue Rhythm A pair of ASR-5s

    My fiance decided she wanted to get into mountain biking and I couldn't let her start with anything but a Yeti! Ended up with full XT, pretty good for her first mtb...cant wait to get her and her bike out on some beginner trails! Iv'e also included a pic of both our bikes together just because they look sweet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasondenney View Post
    My fiance decided she wanted to get into mountain biking and I couldn't let her start with anything but a Yeti! Ended up with full XT, pretty good for her first mtb...cant wait to get her and her bike out on some beginner trails! Iv'e also included a pic of both our bikes together just because they look sweet.
    Nice !! very good bike for a beginner !!
    We just got this on the mail today for my 14 year old boy (already biking since he was 5) ...


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    gotdurt, that's not really what i wanted to hear. I'm 5-10" and was only able to test ride a medium ASR5, and small 575... so it's one reason why i decided to stay with a medium frame. I still have to get the bike built, as all the parts sitting in the garage. It's been fun buying ll the parts. I'm like a kid in a candy store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NightOWL View Post
    gotdurt, that's not really what i wanted to hear. I'm 5-10" and was only able to test ride a medium ASR5, and small 575... so it's one reason why i decided to stay with a medium frame. I still have to get the bike built, as all the parts sitting in the garage. It's been fun buying ll the parts. I'm like a kid in a candy store.
    If you test rode it and were happy, then I wouldn't worry about it; I didn't get to test one, just decided to try it. If I was racing or looking for something for comfortable, long rides, then the longer frame would be my choice, but for pure entertainment, I'd prefer a 23" top tube. I'll probably hang on to it though since I have a couple of smaller hardtails as well. The small ASR-5, with a 22.7" TT is borderline smaller than I would want for an AM bike, but I'll bet it would be a ton of fun.
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    I felt that the ETT was a bit long as well but we're only talking about less than one inch. I think the longer wheelbase makes it more stable on fast, rough sections. I did move from a 70mm stem to a 60mm stem & slid my saddle forward about 5mm. Effective reach from saddle to bars is perfect now.

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    I picked up my ASR-5 frame back in October and finally got around to building it up about a month ago:

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    2012 Yeti ASR-5 (medium, slate ano)
    Manitou Minute, 140mm, 20mm axle, tapered steerer
    SRAM X0 shifters, X9 Type II rear derailleur, X0 front mech, 1050 chain
    SRAM X0 crankset, 39-26
    Shimano XT 11-36 cassette
    SRAM X0 brakes, 185mm / 160mm rotors
    Front wheel: Hope Pro II 20mm, Mavic 521, Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5" EVO, tube
    Rear wheel: Hope Pro II 135mm, Mavic 521, WTB Weirwolf 2.35" TCS, tube
    Headset: Hope traditional tapered
    Stem: Answer Rove, 70mm
    Bar: Answer Carbon 780, 25.4mm rise
    Saddle: WTB Rocket V
    Seatpost: Banshee OEM 30.9, 330mm
    Pedals: Kona Wah Wah

    Weight is around 29.5lbs. The wheels are heavy but they hold up under local conditions and my riding style.

    The bike's been great fun so far and I have no real complaints / gripes about it.
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    2012 alloy M
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    Quote Originally Posted by hacker12 View Post
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    Finally! Looks good! I better see it out there on Wednesday night!!

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    Have any of you had problems with the chip screws loosening on the dropouts? The drive side especially; I have to tighten them at least once every ride, sometimes in the middle of the ride. I can tell when they get loose because it starts creaking, and if I don't get to them right away, it'll cause shifting problems as well.
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    Re: The ASR 5 build/picture thread

    I didn't have that issue yet. But did have my 142x12 axle somehow get popped and almost lost my rear wheel and my face on a very fast downhill ekkk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gotdurt View Post
    Have any of you had problems with the chip screws loosening on the dropouts? The drive side especially; I have to tighten them at least once every ride, sometimes in the middle of the ride. I can tell when they get loose because it starts creaking, and if I don't get to them right away, it'll cause shifting problems as well.
    Have you Tried Blue Loctite? Do not do Red (takes heat to remove). I did Loctite the Screws on the Wifes Dropouts with Blue Loctite.

    Hope this helps.

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    Just lowered the travel on my fork 10mm from 140 to 130 and I am shocked at how much difference it made in the ride. Bike corners better, felt way more balanced and I was literally was popping of any and everything on the trail. Just took the bike and confidence to another level for me. I didn't realize such a slight change in geo would make such a huge difference. Just thought I would share as I have been on the bike for a year and was already in love with it.

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    Here's my son's 2013 ASR5 finally assembled.

    Full XT harware , 3x10 cranks, Easton Havoc Al handlebar and (now) 35 mm Spike stem, Alex Rims wheels, RockShock Revelation XX WC Carbon 150 mm fork. But still a long way to go with other details .... it still rides fantastic , he is competing in enduro local series ....

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    2012 ASR 5 Alloy, partially finished

    Hi Guys,

    Okay So I have been busy with this bud for a few months now and after some added input from a few people on the site, namely DGB and Max_lombard. I managed to put together most of the bike, just waiting a few spare parts.

    I thought I would post some progress pictures for you all to see.

    Let me know what you think. I think it is coming along quite nicely. Up front looks a little messy still, waiting for the Crown race and spacers to arrive before I cut the steerer tube and secure all the cables properly.

    Cheers
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    Has anyone run a 2.35 Hans Damf on the back of their ASR5's ?

    The 2.35 HD is a big volume tire and I was wondering if anyone had any clearance issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skottsparc View Post
    Has anyone run a 2.35 Hans Damf on the back of their ASR5's ?

    The 2.35 HD is a big volume tire and I was wondering if anyone had any clearance issues.
    Only just fitted, and if not seated perfectly straight would rub on the seat stays. In a muddy area I would avoid. I went back to the conti rubber queens as a better tyre imo and it fits slightly smaller than it used to so clearance is better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skottsparc View Post
    Has anyone run a 2.35 Hans Damf on the back of their ASR5's ?

    The 2.35 HD is a big volume tire and I was wondering if anyone had any clearance issues.
    I have about 500k on 2.35 Hans Dampfs front and rear. ASR5-C No clearance issues at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ranchero7 View Post
    I have about 500k on 2.35 Hans Dampfs front and rear. ASR5-C No clearance issues at all.
    Cool thanks.
    Where I ride there isn't much mud either, so mud pack isnt an issue.

    The HD is a great tire, one of the best I've used.

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    I'd be interested to see what the ASR5 looks like with 2.35 Hans Dampfs tyres on. Post up pics if you have them please.

    I'm currently running Maxxis High Roller LUST 2.35s front and rear. Like them a lot but wondering whether to run a 'bigger' tyre, like the Hans Dampfs for an up-and-coming trip to the Alps.

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    Finally built up the frame collecting dust since February.
    I debated Hope brakes for long time, but went with the tried and true.

    The only thing i would think to swap out are the wheels.
    Enjoyed my CK's on the hardtail, so i would love some CK Mango hubs on the Yeti
    ... or maybe some I9's.

    • Fox Float 32 CTD 120mm
    • Race Face SL Carbon bar
    • Race Face Turbine Stem
    • Race Face Turbine 2x10 crank (28/40)
    • Shimano XT Components (11-36)
    • Crank Brothers Iodine wheels
    • Crank Brother Candy 2 pedals
    • Prologo saddle
    • Thomson post
    • Cane Creek 110 headset


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    Quote Originally Posted by NightOWL View Post
    Finally built up the frame collecting dust since February.
    I debated Hope brakes for long time, but went with the tried and true.

    The only thing i would think to swap out are the wheels.
    Enjoyed my CK's on the hardtail, so i would love some CK Mango hubs on the Yeti
    ... or maybe some I9's.

    • Fox Float 32 CTD 120mm
    • Race Face SL Carbon bar
    • Race Face Turbine Stem
    • Race Face Turbine 2x10 crank (28/40)
    • Shimano XT Components (11-36)
    • Crank Brothers Iodine wheels
    • Crank Brother Candy 2 pedals
    • Prologo saddle
    • Thomson post
    • Cane Creek 110 headset

    Nice build dude! The orange CB wheels look great on Grey frame! RF Turbine cranks are awesome! Enjoy!

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    Originally didn't want slate gray bc it looked "dull" in pictures, once it arrived i realized pictures do not do this color justice. love the color! ...and it's timeless.

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    Yes, this is really a nice looking build. Subtle, understated everywhere except the wheels, which just pop out and look freaking awesome!

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    I have been meaning to post my Yeti for a few months. I got it 3-4 months ago. I love the longer top tube. It makes the bike so stable.


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeinjapan/9477629886/" title="Yeti ASR 5 by mikeCoc, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5332/9477629886_3b3283da3d.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Yeti ASR 5"></a>

    Frame: Yeti ASR 5 large
    Fork: DT Swiss XMM 140
    Shock: Fox CTD
    Headset: Cane Creek 110
    Seatpost: Thomson Masterpiece
    Handlebars: Answer Pro carbon tapered
    Stem: Sunline 65mm V-One
    Grips: Yeti lock-on
    Saddle: SDG bel-air (ti rails)
    Crankset: XT
    Cassette: XT (36T)
    Chainrings: XT 38/24T
    Chain: XTR
    Pedals: XTR spd
    Front Derailleur: XT
    Rear Derailleur: XTR Shadow +
    Shifters: XTR
    Brakes: XTR trail
    Rotors: XTR (ice-tech)
    Wheelset: XTR trail
    Tires: DHF minion and highroller 2 (on the back)
    Weight: just over 12kg so 27lb

    I live this bike. I am looking at lighter tyres but I love these tyres downhill but the climbing is not the easiest. My aim is to get under 11.5kg and lighter tyres would let me do that.

    I just love this bike. Great in the corners and love to go fast. I came from a SC nickel (large) but it is was too short for me and things got choppy at high speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMajor View Post
    I have been meaning to post my Yeti for a few months. I got it 3-4 months ago. I love the longer top tube. It makes the bike so stable.


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeinjapan/9477629886/" title="Yeti ASR 5 by mikeCoc, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5332/9477629886_3b3283da3d.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Yeti ASR 5"></a>

    Frame: Yeti ASR 5 large
    Fork: DT Swiss XMM 140
    Shock: Fox CTD
    Headset: Cane Creek 110
    Seatpost: Thomson Masterpiece
    Handlebars: Answer Pro carbon tapered
    Stem: Sunline 65mm V-One
    Grips: Yeti lock-on
    Saddle: SDG bel-air (ti rails)
    Crankset: XT
    Cassette: XT (36T)
    Chainrings: XT 38/24T
    Chain: XTR
    Pedals: XTR spd
    Front Derailleur: XT
    Rear Derailleur: XTR Shadow +
    Shifters: XTR
    Brakes: XTR trail
    Rotors: XTR (ice-tech)
    Wheelset: XTR trail
    Tires: DHF minion and highroller 2 (on the back)
    Weight: just over 12kg so 27lb

    I live this bike. I am looking at lighter tyres but I love these tyres downhill but the climbing is not the easiest. My aim is to get under 11.5kg and lighter tyres would let me do that.

    I just love this bike. Great in the corners and love to go fast. I came from a SC nickel (large) but it is was too short for me and things got choppy at high speed
    Love the build! Lookin sweet with that DT fork man.

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    A great rear tire that I like is the Specialized Ground Control, either in the control casing or the Sworks version, both in 2.3. The Sworks sidewalls feels very thin but they have been holding up for me for a season. Can't say the same for the Conti Xkings. The Mountain king is a fairly lite but beefy tire. No trans knobs so you gotta ride it hard.

    Nice build.

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    For those running the 142 x 12 chips, what axle did you go with? I am looking to convert my hope evo rear but still looking for the axle

    For those who had a QR rear and moved to the 142x12, did you notice a difference in stiffness to make it worth the $60 conversion?

    Also, if Rockshox releases their pike in a 140 mm option for 26 inch wheels, this bike wil end up completely out placing my El Guapo.

    Thanks.

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    Here is my son's ASR5 updated ... sort of
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    The ASR 5 build/picture thread-p5pb10110673.jpgadded xt clutch medium cage rear derailleur, 142x12 rear axle and flow ex laced to hope evo wheelset. still loving this bike.

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    Hi, all
    This is my first Yeti. What a awesome bike. Best bike i ever ridden.

    Specs:
    Frame-Yeti Ars-5 2010
    Headset-Cane Creek
    Fork-Fox talas rl 140mm
    Cranks-Sram XX1 32 175mm
    Wheels- Spank Oozy AL 26 rims and Hope pro II Evo hubs.
    Brakes-Magura MT6 160/180mm
    Saddle-RCZ Saddle race
    Stemm-Fun funduro 45mm 0 degree
    Handlebar-Easton Havoc carbon 760mm
    Seatpost-Specialized Command Post black lite 100mm
    Grip-raceface
    Pedals-Shimano XT- Trail
    Cassette-Sram 1070 10 speed 11-36
    Rear detailleur- Sram x9 type2
    Trigger-Sram x9
    Tires: Continental Mountai King 2,4 black Chili
    Weight 12.5kg W/pedals

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    The ASR 5 build/picture thread-img_0465-copy.jpg
    Few updates...
    XTR cranks, haven carbon wheelset and Rev world cup fork.
    Since this pic I have put on the M988 brakes. Now that I've seen and used these, I know where the extra money went. The M785s just look cheesy now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keninshiro View Post
    Thanks...* LOL* and yes, too much blaks in the trail... we needs some kolors, man! Jokes aside... I'm a fan of white bicycle all these while... all my road bikes (except for the custom Carl Strong Ti frame) is white...

    E.
    Always gotta bring race into it huh?

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    Finally getting around to posting pics and final build specs of my yeti! Had it since about mid-May, still finalizing a few parts, but love it more and more everyday. Built it up as a dream bike.

    Yeti ASR-5 Frame- Large, Kashima coat
    140mm fox float 32
    Cane Creek 110 headset
    XTR F.D.
    XTR Crankset- wolfstooth components chainring (36t)
    XT Cassette
    reverb dropper- and thomson post
    fizik gobi saddle
    hadley hubs to pacenti TL28 rims- DT competition spokes
    eggbeater pedals
    ardent tires 2.4f/2.25 rear
    Hope m4 brakes 180mm rotors f/r
    truvativ boobar 740mm (will be switched out for carbon soon)
    raceface stem 60mm

    I absolutely LOVE this bike. It is at its best riding fast- I ditched the double for a single because in local terrain i needed to not slow down. Its not the best at picking a line while crawling thru a rock garden, but give it some space and it absolutely rips!

    I have recently test ridden the newer sb95, pivot mach 5.7 carbon, pivot firebird, pivot mach 429, ibis mojo HDR, and i just want to spend more money on my yeti. Its the first time I have ever been this smitten with a bike!!
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    What a second. how did you get a 110 headset in red?

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    Ordered it straight from QBP (as most bike shops can get it). It also comes in blue. I really wanted purple all around, but the kings were sold out.

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