2018 YT Capra released

Options include 180mm 27.5 and 170mm 29er

27.5 29er News
Color Options

It takes a while to digest all the color options available for the Capra. There are five versions of the Capra available in 29er or 27.5 for a total of 10 models. Some models are available in two colors and some just one.

YT Capra 27 Aluminum in black pearl and teal blue color

YT Capra 27 Aluminum in black pearl and teal blue.

Available models and colors are:
Capra 27 Aluminum – Black PearlTeal Blue
Capra 29 Aluminum – Black Pearl/Teal Blue
Capra 27 Aluminum Comp – Black Pearl/Blood Red
Capra 29 Aluminum Comp – Black Pearl/Blood Red
Capra 27 Carbon Fiber – Chack White/Blood Red AND Storm Grey/Black Magic
Capra 29 Carbon Fiber – Chack White/Blood Red AND Storm Grey/Black Magic
Capra 27 Carbon Fiber Pro – Blood Red/Gore Red AND Chalk White/Black Magic
Capra 29 Carbon Fiber Pro – Blood Red/Gore Red AND Chalk White/Black Magic
Capra 27 Carbon Fiber Pro Race – Liquid Metal
Capra 29 Carbon Fiber Pro Race – Liquid Metal

Aluminum Models
YT Capra 29 Aluminum in black pearl and teal blue color

YT Capra 29 Aluminum in black pearl and teal blue.

YT Capra 27 Aluminum Comp in black and blood red color

YT Capra 27 Aluminum Comp in black and blood red.

YT Capra 29 Aluminum Comp in black and blood red color

YT Capra 29 Aluminum Comp in black and blood red.

Carbon Fiber Models
YT Capra 27 Carbon Fiber in storm grey color

YT Capra 27 Carbon Fiber in storm grey.

YT Capra 29 CF in Chalk White color

YT Capra 29 CF in Chalk White.

YT Capra 27 Carbon Fiber Pro in chalk white and black magic color

YT Capra 27 Carbon Fiber Pro in chalk white and black magic.

YT Capra 29 Carbon Fiber Pro in blood red color

YT Capra 29 Carbon Fiber Pro in blood red.

YT Capra 29 CF Pro Race in liquid metal

YT Capra 29 CF Pro Race in liquid metal.

Pricing

Pricing is impressively reasonable. It’s not cheap, but riders who know components and where we’ve come from will realize that these kinds of bikes cost double this just a couple years ago.

YT Capra pricing

YT Capra pricing.

Final Word

This is a lot of bike indeed. But if you have the terrain and the spirit, then why not? Suspension travel is a luxury that can save your body when you get in over your head or run out of talent. And at under 30 pounds with an efficient pedaling platform, what’s to lose?

Editor’s Note: This is part 1 of our coverage of the 2018 YT Capra. Our ride impressions can be found here.

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About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.


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