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2012 Vendetta Yakusa V2

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2011–2013

2012 Vendetta Yakusa V2

  • Overview...
  • Intended for BMX racing, but likely strong enough for light trails use
  • Released on 10/21/2017
  • First available for purchase in December 2011
  • Redesigned with new dropouts, a shortened seat tube, a new rear triangle design, and new tapered chainstays
  • Raced by Bastien Merle in 2012
  • Details...
  • Frame sizes: Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL
  • Material: 100% Sanko Japan multi-butted chromoly tubing, 100% full post-weld heat treated
  • Head tube style: Integrated 45°/45° Campy spec (for 1-1/8" threadless forks with a 45° bearing race)
  • Head tube: CNC machined
  • Gussets: down tube gusset (adopted from Vendetta's mountain bike frames)
  • Top tube: double butted
  • Cable guides: two (2) top tube cable guides at approx. 7 o'clock, one near the head tube and one near the seat tube
  • Down tube: double butted, ovalized to increase stiffness and decrease weight
  • Bottom bracket shell: threaded Euro bottom bracket shell (for 68mm Euro bottom brackets)
  • Seat tube stickout: shortened for a sleeker look
  • Required seat post's outside diameter: 26.8mm (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Required seat post clamp's inside diameter: 29.8mm (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Seat stay bridge: Special 3D CNC machined
  • Chain stays: tapered to increase stiffness and decrease weight, S-bend to allow 46/47 teeth sprockets
  • Recommended wheel size: 20x1.75" (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Brake mounts: V-brake mounts (for V-brakes)
  • Dropouts: externally CNC machined
  • Axle slots: 3/8" tall axle slot (for hubs with 3/8" or 10mm axles/axle studs)
  • Chain tensioners: integrated into dropouts
  • Specs...
  • Top tube length (TT): 20.75"/529mm (Pro), 21.25"/539mm (Pro XL), 21.75"/552mm (Pro XXL)
  • Chain stay length (CS): 14.5"/368mm (Pro), 14.5"/368mm (Pro XL), 14.75"/374mm (Pro XXL)
  • Head tube angle (HA): 74.5° (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Seat tube angle (SA): 71° (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Bottom bracket height (BB): 11.5" (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Seat tube's inside diameter (ID): 26.8mm (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Seat tube's outside diameter (OD): 29.8mm (Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL)
  • Stand over height: ?
  • Wheel base: ?
  • Other...
  • Weight: 1.9 kg/4 lb. 3 oz. (per Bmx2Day website); 1.99 kg/4 lb. 6.2 oz. (per Fat BMX, 10/21/2011)
  • Colors: Gloss Black, Ice White
  • MSRP: 499.99€ to 469€ to 449.99€ (approx.  $639.99 USD to $599.99 USD to $575.99 USD in 2012 - 1.28 exchange rate)
  • Made in France

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