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    New 2011 575 owner thanks to Huck & Roll

    Well when i saw the deal on the 2011 575's Huck & Roll was offering up I simply could not pass it up. SO needless to say I am really stoked and cannot wait for it to show up at the front door. I do have a few questions for current owners if anyone can help.

    First sizing.. I have always ridden a large frame on my prior bikes (Ellsworth Epiphany, Maverick ML8, Maverick Matic) but when I compared the top tube length of my current fav a large ML8 which has a TT that is 24.09" which fits perfect. The medium Yeti 575 has a TT length of 23.8" and since I am 5'10.5" according to the sizing chart I went with a medium. Anybody out there my height and ride a medium or large? Just curious what your thoughts are.

    I guess the other question which will not be answered until it arrives and I get some miles in is how will it compare to the ML8 with the DUC32 up front. They are real close in travel and weight so I suspect it is a fair comparison. I have a much higher end build kit on the ML8 but like all things with bikes they are 4 years old so the newer technology might wash that out or come close to it. Anybody out there have seat time on the 575 and the ML8? Just curious as to your thoughts.

    I was not planning to be a yeti owner at this time even though I have always been a fan based on what I knew about the brand. But when the opportunity to do so at an incredible price you got jump before the deal sells out.

    thanks for any feedback

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    I ordered the same fri, cant wait!!

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    ordered mine on friday too...pretty excited

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    Quote Originally Posted by baha_boater View Post
    Well when i saw the deal on the 2011 575's Huck & Roll was offering up I simply could not pass it up. SO needless to say I am really stoked and cannot wait for it to show up at the front door. I do have a few questions for current owners if anyone can help.

    First sizing.. I have always ridden a large frame on my prior bikes (Ellsworth Epiphany, Maverick ML8, Maverick Matic) but when I compared the top tube length of my current fav a large ML8 which has a TT that is 24.09" which fits perfect. The medium Yeti 575 has a TT length of 23.8" and since I am 5'10.5" according to the sizing chart I went with a medium. Anybody out there my height and ride a medium or large? Just curious what your thoughts are.

    I guess the other question which will not be answered until it arrives and I get some miles in is how will it compare to the ML8 with the DUC32 up front. They are real close in travel and weight so I suspect it is a fair comparison. I have a much higher end build kit on the ML8 but like all things with bikes they are 4 years old so the newer technology might wash that out or come close to it. Anybody out there have seat time on the 575 and the ML8? Just curious as to your thoughts.

    I was not planning to be a yeti owner at this time even though I have always been a fan based on what I knew about the brand. But when the opportunity to do so at an incredible price you got jump before the deal sells out.

    thanks for any feedback

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    If you go to Yeti's website they give you a height range as a rough gauge for proper sizing. I'm 5'6" and the small is perfect.
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    Yea that is why I went with the medium and if I compare it to the LG ML8 I have it is actually very close on most measurements and the LG is farther off on the bigger side. I think I will be fine and honestly I maybe needed to be on a medium on my other frames I have always ridden a large so that is what I ordered.

    I guess as long as I have enough room TT wise the rest can be adjusted out without hurting the ride or stability. However if I had to put a longer than normal stem on the bike it would most likely screw up the handling.

    I guess if it is too small I can exchange it for a large

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    I am 5'9" and ride a medium '11 575 with a 90mm stem. you may need a 100 mm stem or a set back seat post. enjoy! I sure am!

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    Ordered one too! Amazing price! Stoked to finally own a Yeti!!

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    Anyone got shipping notice yet?

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    nope not yet chatted with them this AM and they said it was ready to be pulled so hoping it goes out today but since I am on EST there is still time since they are on mountain I believe

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    When did you ordered yours?

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    Wednesday as well

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    Ordered Friday, confirmed by email Sunday, and was shipped (via UPS) Monday afternoon. I called on Monday to confirm that they received payment.

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    I ordered mine October 31st and it was shipped November 8th. I received it November 14th. That was with standard ground shipping (Utah to Vermont).
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtb_tico View Post
    Ordered Friday, confirmed by email Sunday, and was shipped (via UPS) Monday afternoon. I called on Monday to confirm that they received payment.
    What how did you pull that? I ordered mine Wed and it still hasn't shipped! I call malarky!

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    Just got the shipping email today! Should be here Thursday! I can't wait!

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    my shipping notice arrived as well looks like they got caught up!

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    Really?

    Quote Originally Posted by BKB View Post
    I'm 5'6" and the small is perfect.
    What size is the old one I may be taking off your hands??.....
    Wait,who did he tell you that?....

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMac47 View Post
    What size is the old one I may be taking off your hands??.....
    Your size.
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    Looks like Im getting mine tomorrow ...Im calling in sick

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbong View Post
    Looks like Im getting mine tomorrow ...Im calling in sick
    James let us know if you get the kashima goods and what color fork! One day left! Can't wait!

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    Hah....

    Quote Originally Posted by BKB View Post
    Your size.
    Nm......
    Wait,who did he tell you that?....

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    Mine will be here Monday

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    I give two big thumbsup to Huck N Roll !!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: I received an email stating that my "575" has shipped and that I should expect delivery tomorrow... Wow, thats what I call "top notch service" !!! Thank you Huck N Roll and the MTBR community for helping me in getting my new Yeti !!!

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    No kashima for me
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    Just got mine and it came with the kashima fork and shock! I was so scared at first because it came with competitive cycling tape all over it do I thought I was gonna be screwed! Can't wait to take this baby on the trails tomorrow!

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