Time Machine: Yeti Lawwill DH6


Its always a joy to see vintage bikes to see where the sport was versus where we are today with the latest generation of incredibly capable bikes. The Yeti Lawwill DH6 was the most advanced downhill bike of the mid 1990's and has quite a story behind its conception and its challenges.

Initial prototypes suffered teething problems. The rear brake was mounted to the short, vertical link at the end of the seat and chainstays. Braking torque didn’t have a negative effect upon the short-travel Fisher RS1, but when applied to the four-inch-travel Yeti prototype, it caused wild brake jacking.

From the massive front chain ring to the beautiful Troy Lee pinstripes, the Yeti Lawill DH6 is a work of art.

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