Photo above is Jared's SB66 enduro setup from Punta Ala, not his actual World Champs set up. We're hoping he ditches the water bottle, haha.
Jared's 2013 World Champs Yeti SB66c Build Below
Listen to the audio and hear it from the man himself. Jared Graves is going to ride his Yeti SB66 at the 2013 UCI Downhill World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Jared believes that the World Champs DH track is mellow enough for the bike and he does not feel switching to a full downhill bike would be in his best interest at this point in the season. He will beef up his suspension with a 180mm travel Fox 36 and will swap some Shimano XTR parts for Saint, but other than that, the setup will be the same as his enduro racing setup. Pretty interesting! We can wait to see how it goes for Grubby!Below is a list of spec that Jared ran on his SB66 at the Les 2 Alpes Enduro World Series race. This will give you an idea of how his World Champs bike may be built up and we've speculated a bit ourselves.
Frame - Yeti SB66c, size medium
Fork - Fox 34 R.A.D Jared says he'll swap for a Fox 36 w/ 180mm travel
Rear Suspension - Fox Float X
Seatpost - Fox DOSS
Wheels - DT swiss 240 hubs, 500 rims, and Aerolite spokes, alloy nipples
Tires - Maxxis Minion 2.5 EXO, ghetto/split tube tubeless. 27psi F, 30psi R
Cranks - Shimano XTR 170mm with Stages Power Meter Vital guesses he swaps these for Saint at World Champs
Chainring - Shimano Saint 40t
Brakes - Shimano XTR race lever, Saint calipers, 180mm Ice-Tech Rotors
Derailleur - Shimano XTR Shadow Plus Swap to Saint?
Cassette - Shimano XTR 11-36 We're guessing the cluster will be considerably smaller
Pedals - Shimano XTR trail Swap to DX clipless?
Chainguide - E13 LG1
Bars and Stem - Renthal 740mm Fatbar lite, 20mm rise, and 50mm duo Stem
Headset - Chris King
Grips - ODI ruffian MX
Credit: Sven Martin