Bike vs. Bike - Transition Patrol Carbon or Yeti SB130 Turq? 12

Low-key or loud? These two beautiful bikes are dream builds with their own personalities. Decisions, decisions.

Bike vs. Bike - Transition Patrol Carbon or Yeti SB130 Turq?

Some days you want to shred without being noticed. Other days you want the world to see your turnbars. If you convinced Vital members, O1D4 and Nommader, to give you their bikes, you would have the best of both worlds. We've decided to slap these two dream builds in a head-to-head drool-off to see which bike gets the internet nod of approval. Clearly, everyone is a winner with these two masterpieces of two-wheeled perfection. Dig on in.

O1D4's 2019 Transition Patrol Carbon

An intelligently built and spec'd trail shredding machine with SRAM X01 / XX1 Eagle drivetrain to get you up and Shimano Saint brakes to control the descent. A FOX 36 Float 170 and DPX2 get the custom decal treatment keeping the entire bike subdued. The Ride Wrap shuttle armor is a nice touch keeping the bike ding-free on the way to battle. Joystick, Chromag and One Up bits keep the PNW flavor dripping with a total weight of 31.8 pounds including pedals.

Nommader's Yeti SB130 Turq

There's no mistaking that classic Colorado turquoise and when it's paired with that blazing FOX orange, you definitely have two tickets to enduro land. This stunning Yeti SB130 can't be missed and once you've contained yourself, you'll notice the details of a well-thought-out build, ready for slaying. The SRAM X01 Eagle drivetrain is a solid staple but blingy Hope Tech 3 stoppers slow down the high-end We Are One carbon hoops on Onyx hubs. Race Face 35mm cockpit goods steer the FOX 36 Float Factory as the e*thirteen tires throw the roost. A 9point8 Fall Line post rounds out a critical piece of the build and the Yeti wins the weight war today at a shade over 30 pounds.

Now is your chance to vote for your favorite. Do you go stealth? or do you go flashy?

Vital MTB Poll

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