The AS-R Carbon has racked up more
awards than any bike in the Yeti line.
Why all the excitement? Part of the
reason is the bike is really light, fast, and
super-efficient. The carbon monocoque
frame and suspension have been optimized
for cross-country racing and the optional
integrated seat mast saves weight and
transfers pedaling forces more efficiently
than traditional seat posts. You can really
feel the efficiency when you get on the
But that’s just the beginning, this bike is a
great descender. Yeti have slackened the head
tube a bit to give it amazing trail manners,
even on high-speed technical descents.
Some in the industry scoffed at
upsetting the traditional geometry of a
cross-country bike...then it started winning
awards and many followed suit. Everything about the
ASR carbon screams
speed and efficiency.
Material: High modulus carbon fibre frameset, hand laid-up carbon with co-molded aluminium lugs at bearing and pivot connections, Carbon dog bone link