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YT Capra MX goes AL with Uncaged 9 Edition, plus Decoy MX Uncaged 9 eMTB

YT Capra MX goes AL with Uncaged 9 Edition, plus Decoy MX Uncaged 9 eMTB

Almost a year on from the launch of the full carbon Capra MK3 enduro bike, YT-Industries are stepping up with more affordable aluminum models. The…

Thursday, Mar 17

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Almost a year on from the launch of the full carbon Capra MK3 enduro bike, YT-Industries are stepping up with more affordable aluminum models. The first of those released today is the Deeper Purple YT Capra MX AL Uncaged 9, priced at $3,999, some $500 USD cheaper than the “entry-level” Core 3 Carbon bike. YT’s Decoy MX eMTB also gets the Uncaged treatment with a high-end parts list including the Ohlins RXF38 M.2 fork and TTX22m coil shock. 2022 YT Capra MX Alloy

The latest YT Capra MX gets a hydroformed aluminum frame rocking a set of geometry figures identical to those of the full carbon counterpart released last May . That’s a 77.8° seat angle and 64.3° head angle. Both go 0.3° slacker with a switch in orientation of a lower shock mount positioned flip-chip. Across the S-XXL size range, reach stretches from 424mm to 504mm, increasing by 20mm increments per frame size. Chainstay length comes up at 433mm in sizes S-L, increasing to 438mm in XL and XXL in a semi-proportional approach. The first of the MK3 Capra MX Alloy models to be released is the top-level Uncaged 9 Edition. This one gets a Deeper Purple paint job on a frame boasting high-end components including the SRAM GX Eagle 52T 12-speed drivetrain, Code R brakes, Renthal Cockpit and SDG Bel-Air 3.0 saddle. Rear wheel travel is damped by an Öhlins TTX22m coil shock, with 170mm fork travel taken care of by the TTX18 damper of the 38 […]

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