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    Replace my ASR5-C?

    Is it time to replace my ASR5-C? I truly love this bike. It really is an awesome ride. I have her built with full XTR kit and Fox 120 fork. She is light, agile and really fun to ride. Climbs great and smooth as butter on the downhills.
    Is she outdated now? Is there a bike with 5+ inches of travel that is light, able to climb and desend with speed and confidence? I have ridden a other bikes that are new and fun but not any better, kinda close to the same like the Blur, Mojo, Stumpy.
    I have a hardtail SS and road bike but the ASR5-C is my only trail bike. I ride hard and fast and compete in 12hr races and Over The Hump rides.
    Please supply any incite or thoughts for a replacement for my trusty ASR5-C.
    Oh i havent ridden the SB66 or 575 Enduro but hear many good things.
    Please help.
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    Pedal Dammit!

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    If you like it... Rock it! there will always be something new coming out.

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    I'd keep riding it. I love mine and use it for everything. It's my third season on it and, sure, I get that "I'd like to try something different feeling", but I'm going to wait and see what Yeti comes up with for a new 5 inch travel bike. Could be a year or two down the road, but I gotta think there will be something with switch suspension

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    Great bike and I loved mine and rode it hard for 3 years. At the end of the day, there was just no denying that I was faster on a 29". Keep my ASR5C for a while thinking I would go back and forth but never reached for it again, once I got the 29" dialed in, so I sold it.

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    SB95C. You'll be shocked at the difference. If you can find somewhere to tryout, then do it. Don't try the SB95 because it doesn't give you the same 'feeling' as the Carbon.

    Amazeog

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    What 29" did you like better?
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    I agree the carbon has a different feel and ride to it.
    I am hoping to get a demo ride on a SB66 and a SB95 very soon,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxer View Post
    What 29" did you like better?
    I went with a different brand as the SB95 is more bike than I need. I still love Yeti though and there is still a ASR5 in my garage but it belongs to my wife.


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    Thats a great bike and one I ve had my eye on. Ride her hard and fast and let me know how you like it. (Sorry if that sounded wierd)
    Pedal Dammit!

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    I am in a similar boat with you guys. My 5 is only two years old so I will ring another year out of her and see what new bikes come out. Hopefully a reworked asr5c with bigger wheels and switch suspension. That niner is nice though.

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