Vista

Mountain Bike

Made in USA

Vista

Starting at $1795

Vista is an American-made mountain bike with modern trail geometry designed for pure mountain biking bliss.

Select your fork and frame size, then click customize to choose your bike colors and parts.
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Factory Raw Frames: 3-5 Business Days
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Description

Vista

Vista is our take on what a hardtail mountain bike should be…aggressive, fast, and fun! Vista is an American-made mountain bike with modern trail geometry, plus sized tires, and burly tubing. Designed as a mesh between a trail bike and dirt jump bike, the Vista doesn’t feel out of place stopping at the pump track on the way home from a trail ride. The Vista’s roomy cockpit is made for short stems and wide bars for better control on switchbacks and rock gardens. The slack head tube angle, low bottom bracket, and optimized chain stay lengths make for a balanced ride to keep you feeling confident on the steep downhill sections or climbing that daunting hill.

Freedom of choice

Customize the color and components on your bike and make it unique to you. Choose your fork and frame size, then click on customize.

Key Features

Frame Material: 6061-T6 aluminum (Made in USA)


Fork: Manitou Machete Comp Air 140mm, or Wren Inverted TwinAir 140mm


Wheels: Sun Ringle Duroc 40 (set up tubeless)


Tires: 27.5″ x 2.8″ Schwalbe Hans Dampf


Crankset: Race Face Ride Cinch w/ 30t N/W sprocket


Drivetrain: Shimano SLX 11s (11-46t) (Option to upgrade)


Brakes: Shimano MT201 Hydraulic (Option to upgrade)


Cockpit: Race Face Aeffect 760x35mm / Race Face Aeffect R 40x35mm / ODI Elite Pro Lock-on grips


Seat Post: Race Face Ride 31.6mm (Option to upgrade)


Dropouts: Adjustable PMW sliders with T45 bolts


Axles: 15mm Hexlock front, 12mm PMW Combo Head rear

140mm Travel
29er Compatible
Boost Spacing
Plus Tire Compatible
66° Head Tube Angle

A new design

Oversized American-made 6061 tubing up front combined with rectangular tubing matted to CNC’d chain stay and seat stay yokes in the rear significantly reduces frame flex and improves torsional compliance, while giving the Vista it’s unique look.

Benefits

  • Greater power transfer in each pedal stroke
  • Better cornering by keeping your bike tracking straight
  • Improved braking performance by reducing seat stay flex
  • Allows for greater tire, crankarm, and chainring clearance
  • More precise manufacturing process, creating stronger weld joints

Finish Options

Factory Raw

A current trend in the hand crafted bike industry is choosing a bike that is delivered with a factory raw finish. The factory raw look best reveals the manufacturing quality and technical details of the frame. Factory raw frames are not coated after production, but move directly to assembly. Over time, an oxide layer/patina forms on the frame, causing the shine of the raw aluminium to fade slightly. With the help of a polishing compound or cleaner, the old shine can be restored in a few easy steps.

Powder Coat

If you decide to customize the color of your bike, you can choose from a selection of several different powder coat colors. If there isn’t a color shown on our bike build page, please contact us for custom options. Powder coating is an advanced finishing process that is a extremely durable and more resistant to chipping, scratching, fading, and wearing when exposed to snow, rain, and the hot sun.

The Vista is handcrafted in the heart of the Midwest from American-made 6061-T6 tubing.

Build Kit

Frame: 6061-T6 American-made aluminum tubing, CNC chain stay and seat stay yokes, sliding dropouts, oversized headtube, 100mm threaded bottom bracket


Fork: Your choice: Manitou Machete Comp Air 140mm w/lockout, Wren Inverted TwinAir 140mm w/lockout


Wheelset: Sun Ringle Duroc 40 27.5″


Tires Schwalbe Hans Dampf 27.5×2.8″, Addix, SnakeSkin, TLE


Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX 11s


Shifter: Shimano SLX 11s


Cassette: Shimano SLX (11-46t)


Chain: Shimano HG601


Derailleur Hanger: Paragon Slider


Crankset: Race Face Ride Cinch


Chainring: Race Face Direct Mount NW, Steel


Bottom Bracket: Race Face Team XC, 73mm


Brakes: Shimano MT201, Mineral Oil


Rotors: Shimano RT66 180F/160R


Headset: FSA Orbit ITA, ZS44/28.6, EC44/39.78


Stem: Race Face Aeffect R, 35mm Clamp Diameter, 40mm x 0°


Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect, 35mm x 760mm, 20mm rise, 8° sweep rearward, 5° sweep upward


Grips: ODI Elite Pro (MADE IN USA)


Seatpost: Race Face Ride 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 400mm long


Saddle: WTB Speed Comp


Seat Clamp: Promax, Bolt-on


Pedals: ISSI Thump, Composite nylon, Chromoly axle, Sealed cartridge bearings


Weight: 30 lbs (Manitou Machete, medium frame, with pedals)


Tool Kit: Topeak Rachet Rocket Lite DX+

Frame Specs

Frame Material: 6061-T6 aluminum (Made in USA)


Bottom Bracket: 73mm Threaded


Chainline: 56mm


Max Chainring: 34t


Front Spacing: 10x110mm


Rear Spacing: 12 x 148mm


Dropouts: Paragon Left Side, Sliding, Post Mount, 160 Rotor, 12 mm | Right Side, Sliding, Hanger, M12 x 1.5 | T45 bolts (40nm)


Rear Axle: PMW Combo Head, 148 x M12 x 1.5, Rear


Headtube: 50.8mm OD / 44mm ID


Seat Tube: 34.9mm OD / 31.6mm ID


Seat Post Clamp Diameter: 34.9mm


Recommended Tire Size: 27.5 x 2.8″ / 29 x 2.25″


Max Tire Size: 27.5 x 3.0″ / 29 x 3.0″ (Sliders back)


Water Bottle Mounts: 2 locations (above and below down tube)


Rack Mounts: Located on rear dropouts (Special seat clamp required for seat tube mount)


Weight: 5.5 lbs (with sliders)

Geometry 140mm Travel
 Bike SizeSmallMediumLarge
Recommended Rider Height5'3"-5'8"5'8"-6'0"6'0"-6'4"
AEffective Top Tube Length618mm648mm680mm
BReach418mm446mm475mm
CStack645mm654mm664mm
DSeat Tube Length400mm450mm500mm
ESeat Tube Angle73°73°73°
FHead Tube Length115mm125mm135mm
GHead Tube Angle66°66°66°
HChainstay Length440-460mm440-460mm440-460mm
JStand Over Height28"29"30"
KBottom Bracket Drop48mm48mm48mm
LBottom Bracket Height317mm317mm317mm
MWheelbase1166-1186mm/1161-1181mm1198-1218mm/1192-1212mm1231-1251mm/1225-1245mm
NFront Center741mm/735mm772mm/766mm805mm/798mm
OFork Length551mm551mm551mm
PFork Offset51mm/45mm51mm/45mm51mm/45mm

-Geometry without suspension sag
-Standover is measured 70mm from the front of bottom bracket center

Customization Options

Below is a list of our stock component options that can be selected on the product builder. If you are interested in a custom build, please contact us with a list of components that you would liketo use and we would be happy provide you with a quote.

Drivetrain

Shimano SLX M7000

The Shimano SLX M7000 is a very reliable mid-range component group that can handle an all-day epic, the local cross country race, or a post-work ride with your buddies. The Shimano Shadow RD Plus technology enhances chain stability and retention, while maintaining silky smooth shifting.

Speeds: 11 • Cassette Range: 11-46t

Box Two X-Wide

The Box Two drivetrain is the component group that you’ve been looking for. It comes with a lifetime warranty and has a Tri-Pack limited slip clutch™ chain damper, which vastly reduces derailleur cage bounce and chain slap. It also has a huge gear range that will allow you to conquer that dreadful hill that usually gets the best of you.

Speeds: 11 • Cassette Range: 11-50t

Forks

Manitou Machete Comp

Machete is purpose-built for slicing trails, with renowned Absolute+ damping in a lightweight chassis.  External compression, lockout, and rebound adjustments add up to the right mix of adjustability and simplicity for a fork that takes a beating and comes back strong for your next ride.

Travel: 140mm • Lockout: Yes  • Steerer: Tapered • Max Tire: 29×3” • Weight: 2040g

Wren Inverted

The Wren Inverted fork delivers all temperature performance in a high quality package. The inverted design is extremely responsive and keeps your wheel on the ground for improved traction and control. The TwinAir system allows you to dial in your fork for your riding style and the true lockout comes in handy on those long flat sections.

Travel: 140mm • Lockout: Yes  • Steerer: Tapered • Max Tire: 29×3.0″ • Weight: 2150g

Brakes

Shimano MT201

The Shimano MT201 hydraulic disc brakes have been proven to provide reliable stopping power. The 2-finger lever is ergonomically comfortable and the system as a whole is very easy to maintain.

2-Piston • Resin Pad

Shimano Deore

The Shimano Deore M6000 is one of the most reliable 2-piston hydraulic disc brakes around and provides powerful, responsive braking for a wide range of riding styles, from XC to all-mountain.

2-Piston • Resin Pad

Shimano SLX 4-Piston

The SLX M7120 caliper features consistent braking performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions. The 4-piston caliper instills greater downhill confidence and control.

4-Piston • Metal Pad w/ Fin

Customer Reviews

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Great bike

Great craftsmanship and is built in the USA! Very happy with my Wyatt Vista!

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Well built bike with great versatility!

I purchased the Wyatt Vista with the intent on using it on the trails as well as commuting and, so far, this bike is meeting my expectations. It is easy to pedal around town for a big mountain bike and handles well on the trails. The crank is exceptionally smooth and the bike itself is very ergonomic. Very comfortable for long rides or commutes. I love this bike!

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This Bike Does it All!

This bike really does make me feel like a kid again! Quality is evident as soon as you open the box. Bike went together easy in less than 10 minutes. I was amazed how quick the acceleration is, this bike is fast! Big plus size tires can tractor through anything and inspire so much confidence when riding. I have had this thing on hard pack, rocks, sand, roots, mud, jumps, and even slow trail rides with the kids. It handles everything great and I have a smile on my face from start to finish. I am so happy with my purchase, bike was worth every penny. Proud to be riding a bike made in USA. Being able to customize your color scheme is an extra bonus!

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Loving my Wyatt Vista!

Just back from a trail ride on my new Wyatt Vista and it rides as great as it looks! The bike is a thing of beauty - in raw aluminum with a clear-coat finish, you can see the craftsmanship and attention to detail on the frame. The ride was nimble and sure-footed on terrain with a mix of rocks, roots, dirt, and some mud. In a number of situations where I would have wiped out on any other bike, I stayed upright and exclaimed “Has Dampf!” in my best German accent in appreciation of the grippy Scwalbe Hans Dampf tubeless tires. I like the Box drivetrain a lot too. It gets to the gear I need when I need it: starting up a sled hill, it responded quickly to my shift and got the chain right up to the big 50T gear (and shifted to the smaller cogs nicely on the way down too). The Vista is a tremendous value: With the bike being built to order, you get the components you want right from the beginning so you don’t need to spend more upgrading it later. The standard spec includes the Schwalbe tubeless tires plus nice pedals, seat, and grips. This is my second Wyatt bike purchase (bought the Driftless fatbike a few years ago). Wyatt’s customer service has been absolutely top-notch both through my years with the fatbike and through the ordering, production, and delivery of the Vista. You can’t beat having a great bike built for you by a great company right here in the USA - I highly recommend the Wyatt Vista!

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All Around Excellent Bike for ALL Riders

I have been in the market for a nicer bike for a while, but have never dove too far into the waters that is mountain biking and actually pulled the trigger. After some research I quickly leaned towards a few strong choices but the one of which clearly stood out to me for several reasons was Wyatt Bikes. Reason number 1 - I am a fairly novice rider and Wyatt was able to clearly explain what may be important to me, while allowing me to tailor my Vista to these needs/wants (or lack thereof) and budget. Reason 2 - locally made in Wisconsin. This is huge to me as I prefer to buy American made products and especially lean heavily towards Wisconsin based companies. Reason 3 - Price, this bike is extremely reasonable for the quality parts and craftsmanship that went into it. After having the bike for 10 days I can confidently say that this is one of the better purchases I have made. My expectations have clearly been exceeded and the bike is truly just fun to ride. Overall, the Vista is extremely diverse excelling on the road, trails, and rocky hills. The handling is great and you can really feel the control you have over the bike. The Manitou Suspension fork does the job on rough terrain, and the Schwalbe 29er tires create a super smooth ride. I could go on and on, but I will just say the Vista is great. I would highly recommend to anyone if you want to feel like that six year old kid again who just got his training wheels off! Cheers!

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