A 29″ / 27.5″ carbon frame full suspension enduro e-bike with high-end components. Compare the full range
|Travel||165mm rear, 170mm front|
|Fork||Fox Factory Float 38|
|Wheels||29″ / 27.5″ Aluminum|
|Drivetrain||1 × 12|
|Motor||Shimano 250W 85Nm mid-drive|
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5'0" – 5'5"
5'4" – 5'9"
5'7" – 6'1"
5'10" – 6'4"
6'2" – 6'7"
Ron KochJan 2023
If you like to stay planted to the trail, stable at high speed and want to plow through rough singletrack, the YT Decoy MX is a whole lot of good times.
Alex EvansMay 2022
A poppy and playful ride that offers addictive fun, but comes at the expense of outright speed and stability
EXO+ casing tyres
Ian CollinsMar 2022
For the last few months I've been ripping around on YT's Decoy MX Core 3. It's the first mixed wheel e-bike that I've ridden
Jonas MüssigMar 2022
With its powerful Shimano EP8 motor, 540 Wh battery and capable suspension, the YT DECOY MX CORE 4 stands for uncompromised trail fun. But is it just a mean downhill machine or can it impress with its all-round qualities? To find out, we pitted the YT DECOY MX CORE 4 against the most exciting bikes of the season in our big 2022 eMTB group test.
High fun-factor on flowing trails and jumps
Excellent comfort for long rides
Short-travel dropper post
Tires with fragile casing
Long seat tube restricts choice of frame size
Jeremy BensonMar 2022
The sleek-looking YT Decoy 29 Core 4 checks nearly all of our boxes and is among the best eMTBs we've tested. With 29-inch wheels, 150/145mm of front/rear...
Alan MuldoonNov 2021
There are still two versions of the Decoy, where the mixed wheel size option now carries the MX tag and still boasts 170/165mm travel.
Looks with ride quality to match
The price has gone up
La PataNov 2021
Plenty of range for plenty of good times.
Eats up the steep, nasty downhills
Battery life and performance
FOX Factory suspension is a solid performer
Parts to price/Value
Faster is more fun
Shimano E-Tube app
Struggles on techy climbs
Not an easy jumper
Sluggish in sprints
Voluminous, EXO rear tire
John HerronOct 2021
What's the YT Decoy 29 like to live with long-term? We get to the bottom of that—and the bottom of the descents, quickly.
FOX 38 FLOAT FACTORY E-BIKE+, 29“ | 170 mm Travel | 110 x 15 mm Axle | 51mm OffsetGrip2 Damper, Adjustable High- and Low-Speed Compression and Rebound, Air Pressure, Kashima Coating
FOX FLOAT X2 FACTORY, Shock Length: 230 mm | Shock Stroke: 65 mm ≙ 165 mm Travel | w/2-Pos Lever 2-way Adjustable Low-Speed Compression, Adjustable High-Speed Compression, High- and Low-Speed Rebound, Air Pressure, Kashima Coating
BSA, 73mm, threaded
ACROS AZX-260, Block Lock I High Cap I 2 Spacer 5 mm I Flatcapset
RENTHAL APEX 35, Length 50 mm | 35 mm Clamp | Rise +/-6°
RENTHAL FATBAR 35, Rise 30 mm | Width 800 mm | 7° Back Sweep | 5° Up Sweep
SDG BEL Air 3.0, YT Custom | Width 140 mm I Lux-Alloy Rail
YT POSTMAN, Trooper White & Black Magic: Ø 31.6 mm | 125 mm Drop (Frame Size S-M) | 150 mm Drop (Frame Size L) | 170 mm Drop (Frame Size XL-XXL) | MMX-Remote Arctic Blue & Matte Black Magic: Ø 31.6 mm | 125 mm Drop (Frame Size S) |150 mm Drop (Frame Size M) | 170 mm Drop (Frame Size L-XL) | 200 mm Drop (Frame Size XXL) | MMX-Remote
ODI ELITE MOTION V2.1, Lock On
SHIMANO XT, M8100 | Shadow Plus | 12-fach
SHIMANO XT, M8150 | Crank Arm Length 160 mm | HOLLOWTEC
SHIMANO XT, M8100 | 12-speed I 2-Way-Release
SHIMANO XT, M8100 | 10-51T | 12-speed I Hyperglide+
E13 e*SPEC Plus, 2 Bolt | 34-38T | Compact Slider
SRAM CODE RSC, Rotor CENTERLINE Ø front 200 mm / rear 200 mm Adjustable Bite Point and Reach
CRANKBROTHERS SYNTHESIS ALLOY E-MTB I9 1/1, Front: Aluminum Rim 29“ | Inner Width 31,5 mm | Front Hub 110 x 15 mm | Rear: Aluminum Rim 27,5“ | Inner Width 31,5 mm | Rear Hub 148 x 12 mm | Freehub I9 1/1 Microspline
FRONT: MAXXIS ASSEGAI | REAR: MAXXIS MINION DHR II, Front: Tire Size 29“ x 2.5 WT | EXO Casing | 3C MaxxTerra Compound | Tubeless Ready Rear: Tire Size 27,5“ x 2.6 WT | EXO+ Casing | 3C MaxxTerra Compound | Tubeless Ready
SHIMANO EP8, Torque 85 NM | Power 250 W I E-TUBE PROJECT APP
SMP YT CUSTOM, Removable | 540 Wh Capacity | 36 V
SHIMANO E7000, Monochrome I 35 mm