Yeti Cycles ARC-X Cyclocross Bike

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $2349.00

Product Description

  • Easton EC 90-X fork with Cane Creek S-2 headset
  • Shimano cantilever BR-550 brakes
  • Shimano Ultegra front and rear derailleurs
  • Shimano Ultegra crankset with 105(50x39) crankset
  • Easton EA 70 stem with Ergo 44cm drop handlebar

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Stevemtbr a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 8, 2011

Strengths:    Overall a great ride, flawless paint job

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This review is for the 2011 model and price paid includes shipping. I've had many bikes over the years and this was the first bike ordered off the internet. did a great job of getting the bike to me fast and ready to ride. I have a 32in inseam and the medium fits well. The only thing I chaged was the 90mm stem to a FSA 130mm stem. The Apex group works great, love the feel of the shift/brake levers. There was some slight brake chatter at first and after I toed in the brake pads the chatter went away. Still very solid breaking. Wheels spin easy and true, the WTB saddle is comfy, and the tires hook up well off road. Bike weight with pedals is 20lbs not super light but still respectable and I will bw racing htis up coming cross season.

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Favorite Ride:   Betz rd

Price Paid:    $1850.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale CAD3 cross bike, old Bridgestone RB2 set up for cross

Bike Setup:   Apex group, Avid Shorty 4 brakes, DT Swiss R1900 wheel set, Schwalbe Racing Ralph Cross tires, Easton bar, FSA stem TruVativ seat post, WTB saddle, Ritchey
fork, Shimano 540 pedals

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nic DeGoss a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2008

Strengths:    Ahhh, HANDLING, its as razor sharp as its race hardtail brother-the ARC. FORK CHATTER what??? listen people, get yourself some neo retro's and stop with ease. never once on an EC90X. The one and only ACR STAYS give it sex appeal and all the right stiffness (torsion & lateral)and suprising comfort has motivated a few centuries. the SLIGHTLY SLACKER ANGLES begs one to ride this baby right at the pucker factor on every down hill. And last but not least, once you've spent some QT together one wont be able to keep the rubber on the dirt-STABLE, stable, stable- in the air, steep/technical n fast and twisty. a CX racers Subi WRX o'so fast.

Weaknesses:    NONE!!!! "i can think of so far". after riding an Orbea Opal for 2 years I could not have found a bette,r more versatile counter part. I've got about 850 mi. on her and have riden it in the weekly road rides and most all of my favorite trail rides. Everything from the 1 hr. stress relief sprint to the 100 mi epic. I've almost retired my mtbs for the season.

Bottom Line:   
Bought this small ARCX frameset late fall, Slapped some fenders on her and commuted all winter in the slop of the central rockies roadways. This season she doubles as my roadie when i decide to swap my wheels and bump elbows with the spandy clad carbon freaks. spec'd it with an o'so sweet SRAM Rival drive, an FSA compact carbon crank w/ a one by ten 46tx11-28 ratio. mmmm.

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Favorite Ride:   High Ti Cycles"One Hitter" custom S.S.

Price Paid:    $2800.00

Purchased At:   Ute City Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Bianchi Cross Concept 2003-2005
Orbea Opal 2006-2007

Bike Setup:   EC90X fork
SRAM Rival shifters/RR derail.
FSA SLK carbon compact w/ 46t
Paul Neo fnt and tour rr brakes-"freak'n sick"
DT Swiss RR 1.1 w/ king standard mtn hubs/headset
EC50 drop H-bar, Thomson stem, Winwood carb seatpost
Ritchey Speeedmax Pro 700x32s

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