There's nothing holding you or the Jeffsy back on the descents. The new 1x11 e*thirteen TRS+ cassette boasting a 511% gear range, outperforms traditional 12-speed transmissions by 11%, is much easier to adjust and distinctly more durable. ) [optionname] => XL It has a sturdy chassis, wider stanchions, and an aggressive feel well suited to a bike that can charge this hard. Considering how long and slack the new Jeffsy is, it remains pretty maneuverable for those tight uphill switchbacks. [2] => Array [active] => Please do not attempt.The bikes pictured may differ in certain details from the stock model and may feature optional equipment available at extra cost. The RockShox suspension offers 150 mm of front travel and our progressive V4L kinematics are ready for any challenge, so you can go right ahead and hit that next jump. The component specification backs up the Jeffsy's performance and inspires the confidence to push this bike to its and your limits. ) The geometry is pretty much spot-on perfect by today's modern progressive standards and is the primary factor that this bike performs so well all-around. ) Unpack it, put it together and go hit the trails! The 150mm travel YT Postman dropper post ensures that your saddle is always in the perfect spot. ) [optionname] => L Privacy | Cookies | Terms, The world's most in-depth and scientific reviews of gear, The 2020 Jeffsy claims our Editor's Choice Award, again, for its very impressive all-around performance. [3] => Array [target] => _self [id] => 77 This bike is ready for anything you are. While it may be heavier than our tester's personal carbon fiber super-bikes, it's a reasonable weight and quite similar to several other competitors in this review. YT started making/branding their own seatposts recently, and the Jeffsy comes with a Postman dropper in a 150mm length for the size large we tested (drop length varies by frame size). The bike does it all and does most everything better than the competition in this price range. The Yari fork is a nice departure from the Recon forks found on many competitors in this price range. ) Install the wheels and the handlebar, adjust the suspension and you’re ready to send it! GearLab is reader-supported. [link] => [status] => -1 $3,999.00. I recently tested the YT Jeffsy CF One 29 in California. The maneuvers shown were done with professional riders on a closed course. [group] => eBottom2 How can we improve GearLab? 1, Events from Rampage to the YT Family Reunion, with many pros at hand, Sales, fresh products and infos of new availabilities, Tales and news from YT family campfires all around the world. ) [description] => RETURNS ) [description] => IMPRINT [group] => eBottom2 We ran the rear shock at 30% sag, and it felt very well balanced with the front end. ) [childrenCount] => 0 [group] => eBottom2 ( Warning! [description] => RETURNS [parentID] => 0 [active] => YT redesigned the Jeffsy’s kinematics in order to boost anti-squat around the sag point for better climbing performance than the previous generation Jeffsy. [parentID] => 0 ( Skip to the beginning of the images gallery . YT did a great job choosing the wheels and tires on the Jeffsy Base. Despite that, this bike rivals the performance of bikes that cost double and is easily the best we've tested under $2500. YT also makes three carbon models of the Jeffsy, all of which are available in 29-inch or 27.5-inch versions. Subscribe to back in stock notification . It’s perfect for any rider who’s looking to do it all with one bike – whether you’re racking up the miles or setting the singles on fire. [id] => 94 [selectable] => 1 The SX Eagle drivetrain offers a huge range and plenty of low gears for tackling steep climbs. In the low geometry setting, the 66-degree head tube angle is appropriately slack, and this bike is ready, willing, and able to charge down whatever you are. The low stand over height, distinctive reach, wide riser handlebar and compact chain stays ensure optimal handling. [status] => -1 It also comes with either 29-inch wheels (tested) with 150mm of front and rear wheel travel, or with 27.5-inch wheels with 160mm of travel. [1] => Array With gravity DNA, JEFFSY is the most aggressive all-mountain bike on the market, the YT amongst trail bikes, perfect for all those of you who want to ride a tad faster, more aggressive and … The JEFFSY 29 CF Comp is a hybrid: it features a lightweight carbon front triangle combined with a robust aluminum rear triangle. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. ) 1. Flick the compression switch on the shock and all is well again, but on rough climbs, you’ll want the shock open to keep the wheels rolling smoothly over undulations. The suspension is supple early on, allowing the rear Minion to scrub speed easily via the SRAM G2 RSC brakes, as well as keeping the chassis feeling calm and composed. And because we make no compromises, the length of the rear triangle is optimized for each frame size, which helps create a bike that does not handle like a typical 29er. The result is the perfect balance: you climb effortlessly, you fly through corners, and you feel right at home when things get gnarly, hard, and fast. [status] => -1 [active] => ) [subPages] => Array [active] => BikeRadar would like to thank 661, IXS, Leatt, Garmin, Facom and BlackTown Trails for their support during our Bike of the Year test. [active] => The YT Mob World Tour: Episode #4. [groupID] => 11 Testers found the high setting better for more technical XC style trail riding, while the low setting felt more planted and eager to charge the fall-line. The YT Jeffsy Base 29 is an impressively capable, well-rounded, and high-performing bike at a very reasonable price. The TRS Base wheels from e*thirteen in combination with Minion DHR II tires from MAXXIS ensure optimal traction and grip, while the YT Postman dropper post makes sure your saddle is always where you need it. [parentID] => 0 The frame scores points with a compact silhouette, an undoubtedly gravity-inspired geometry and one of the most aggressive headtube angles to be found on any trail bike today. [link] => ( [parentID] => 0 ( [link] => [description] => GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. ) [buyable] => Array Item Number. The Jeffsy was very quick and easy to set up, with RockShox’ suspension being some of the easiest out there to plug and play. It’s also a spec list that clearly shows that YT has descending at the heart of its DNA. [group] => eBottom2 ( If you stay, you’re ok with cookies. [childrenCount] => 0 [active] => The MaxxGrip compounds add noticeable drag and thus kill an element of zippyness from the Jeffsy on short uphill sprints. ) [childrenCount] => 0 [status] => -1 The low stand over height, distinctive reach, wide riser handlebar and compact chain stays ensure optimal handling. All this combines to make the Jeffsy our pick of this year’s Trail Bike of the Year test if you’re looking for a bike that’s sole purpose is getting you down a hill, flat out. [link] => The longer slacker geometry isn't so extreme, however, and the Jeffsy remains maneuverable, predictable, and relatively playful. If you're used to a lighter bike, it may feel a little portly; if not, you'll probably never notice. [subPages] => Array YT's consumer-direct sales model has allowed them to deliver unbeatable value for years, and there is no question that they are hitting a price to performance ratio that virtually no one can compete with. Our bikes are pre-assembled and it only takes a few steps to get them ready for action. ) Got feedback? [user_selected] => [optionname] => L [user_selected] => 1 [status] => -1 ( Our 2020 Bike of the Year testing predominantly took place in the South West of the UK during winter. Jeffsy CF One 29 Photo: YT. ) On the steepest of tracks, the longer front-end provides security to weight the front wheel for maximum control, while still avoiding feeling like it’s going to tip you over the front. ( ( [buyable] => Array That's a good thing because the Deluxe Select rear shock that comes on the Jeffsy Base has a rebound adjustment only. ( 1, Array Any information about delivery, appearance, dimensions and weights of bikes is provided without obligation and is subject to errors as well as printing and typing mistakes; furthermore we reserve the right to make any changes. The long reach, slack head angle and low front give you an aggressive position for the descents, so you can stay active and in control at all times. [user_selected] => [info] => ausverkauft Don't miss out on MBUK – get your next 3 issues for just £5, Get the next 3 issues of the UK's number one cycling magazine for just £5, While it might not break records uphill, if you don’t want to lug a full-on enduro bike around, the Jeffsy is king of the hill, GBP £3,399.00 RRP The maneuvers shown were done with professional riders on a closed course. ) [group] => eBottom2 1, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/01_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_34front_driveside_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/02_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_34heck_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/03_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_seite_driveside_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/04_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_34heck_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/05_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_34front_driveside_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/06_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_34front_driveside_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/08_07_J29_AL_blackpearl_tealblue_seite_driveside_1920x1168.jpg, ytimagehttps://www.yt-industries.com/media/image/thumbnail/05_Jeffsy_29_AL_1920x1168.jpg, Array The shock’s bottom-out bump-stops are barely tickled at full travel as the kinematic’s progression effortlessly slows the shock’s shaft speed down, preventing your ankles from compensating for any harshness. It’s not wallowy, as such, but much more than gentle spinning up hills does get the shock bobbing around a little. [groupID] => 11 [target] => It's still a very well-rounded and versatile shred machine but is now far more stable and harder charging than the previous version. You can unsubscribe at any time. ( ) Let's find out what Scotland holds for us and the YT Mob at Young Talent Camp 3 Thanks to the rolling characteristics of the 29-inch wheels and the steep seat tube angle you’ll easily get back to the top without lifts or hike-a-bikes. 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