First Look: Esker Japhy – A Modern 29+ Trail Bike Based in Montana

The Esker Japhy is here, and it’s got a LOT of features packed into it. Today we take a first look at this unique bike. Geometry is really coming a long way these days, and I’m thrilled about bikes like this. There are some incredible features packed into this: quad butted tubing, slack head angle, external cable routing, modern reach, mounts for a ton of bags, adjustable chainstays (able to go singlepseed), room for 29+ (on paper), and a great price. Note: the price has increased since the date this video was filmed. For the latest price, build, availability, and information, go here: https://bit.ly/3uus9lu

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