Vista

$1999

The VISTA is an American-made aggressive hardtail designed for pure mountain biking bliss! The modern trail geometry paired with the long travel suspension and plus-sized tires is capable of handling the gnarliest trails around.

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Description

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The VISTA is one of the very few American-made aggressive hardtails in existence and we made sure that it is capable of handling your riding mayhem. It is exactly what we envision a modern hardtail mountain bike should be…fast, reliable, and fun! Pair the bombproof American-made frame with any of our build kits and we guarantee it will bring an instant smile to your face, evoking that same feeling of freedom and bliss that you had your first summer on a bike.

Is this bike right for you?

If you are looking for a hardtail mountain bike that can handle more than cross country trails, but can handle big hits, rough terrain, dirt parks, and steep downhills, then the VISTA is designed for you. The progressive frame geometry is optimized to keep you feeling confident in the steep downhill sections and allows you to climb like a mountain goat on those daunting hills. It’s for those that dream about riding while they are at work, for those that are on the trail every chance they get, and for those that love the rigidity, sound, and feeling of a hardtail on the dirt trail.

The Frame

The VISTA’s American-made frame is the heart and soul of the bike. The slack head tube, long reach, low bottom bracket, and optimized chainstay length places the rider in the center of the frame, creating a better weight balance between the tires patches, which improves cornering, grip, and control. The rear triangle is one of many features that sets the VISTA apart from others. It has a CNC’d chain stay and seat stay yoke mated to rectangular tubing purposefully designed for added strength and stiffness for optimum power transfer and control.

30-Day Money Back Guarantee

You get 30 days to try the Maverick on your local trails. If you aren’t satisfied, we’ll send you a full refund.

Lifetime Warranty

Purchase with confidence knowing that your frame and Box drivetrain is covered by a limited lifetime warranty!

Easy Assembly

All of our bicycles ship factory tuned and 95% assembled. A detailed owners manual and a set of Fix It Sticks are shipped with every new bike purchase.

The Details You’ll Love

  • The progressive geometry will make the VISTA your favorite hardtail, instilling confidence, and letting you focus on having fun!
  • The incredibly strong CNC machined chain stay and seat stay yokes along with the rectangular tubing significantly enhances bottom bracket stiffness and increases power transfer when pushing on the crank. It also has enough clearance for larger chainrings and tires up to 3″ wide.
  • The sliding dropouts allow you to modify the wheelbase distance, use different tire sizes, or ride single speed.
  • Internal seat tube routing for dropper seat posts.
  • The long travel Wren Inverted Suspension is super responsive and tuneable. (Build Kit One)
  • The Box Two X-wide range drivetrain shifts like a dream and can handle any hill that you encounter. (Build Kit One)
  • The short 35mm stem, large 35mm diameter handlebar, and 45mm fork offset is a perfect combination that gives the VISTA extremely responsive handling and control.
  • The limited lifetime frame and drivetrain warranty
Wyatt Vista Frame - Made in USA

Progressive Geometry

The bike’s progressive geometry centers the rider’s weight between the front and rear axle–eliminating front-end lift and providing a balanced attack position for both climbs and descents. First, we’ve slacken’d the head angle and extended the frame reach to put the front wheel more in front of the rider. This improves the fork angle of approach to absorb impacts, which in turn increases the fork responsiveness and allows the bike to roll over obstacles easier. Generally, with a slacker head angle, it is harder to steer the bike, but we’ve shortened the stem and decreased the fork offset to provide more direct control of the steering, which allows the rider to maintain better control at lower speeds. Lastly, we positioned the rider in a more central position on the bike by steepening the seat tube angle and lengthening the chainstays. This greatly increases the climbing and traction of the bike by balancing the rider weight over the front and rear tire patches.

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Base Build Kit

This is the base level build kit for the Vista. On the customization page, you can select the fork, drivetrain, brakes, and seatpost options that fit your budget. If you don’t see a part listed that you would like, please contact us for a custom build quote.

FRAME Vista Aluminum
FORK Manitou Machete 140mm
WHEELSET Sun Ringle Duroc 40
TIRES Schwalbe Hans Dampf 27.5x2.8
AXLES Thru Axles
SHIFTER Shimano SLX
DERAILLEUR Shimano SLX
CASSETTE Shimano SLX CS-M7000
CHAIN Shimano 11sp CN-HG601
DERAILLEUR HANGER Paragon Slider
CRANKSET Race Face Ride
CHAINRING Race Face Direct Mount NW
BOTTOM BRACKET Race Face Team XC
BRAKES Shimano MT201
ROTORS Shimano RT56
HEADSET FSA Orbit ITA
STEM Race Face Chester
HANDLEBAR Race Face Chester
GRIPS Ergon GE1 Evo
SADDLE WTB Speed Comp
SEATPOST Race Face Ride
SEAT CLAMP Box Two QR
PEDALS Race Face Chester
TOOLS Fix It Sticks
MANUAL Vista Owners Manual

FRAME Vista Aluminum

  • 7005-T6 Aluminum Tubing
  • Oversized Headtube (accepts straight or tapered forks)
  • CNC Chain Stay and Seat Stay Yoke
  • Threaded Bottom Bracket
  • Sliding Dropouts
  • Dropper Post Compatible
  • Made in USA

FORK Manitou Machete 140mm

  • 140mm Travel
  • TS Air
  • 110mm Spacing
  • Tapered steerer
  • Hexlock 15mm Thru Axle
  • Lockout
  • 51mm Offset (550mm A2C)

WHEELSET Sun Ringle Duroc 40

  • Rims: Sun Ringle Duroc 40
  • Front Hub: SRC 110×15
  • Rear Hub: SRC 148×12, Alloy Shimano Driver
  • Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14
  • Nipples: Wheelsmith Brass
  • Tubeless

TIRES Schwalbe Hans Dampf 27.5x2.8

  • Size: 27.5 x 2.8
  • Compound: Addix Speedgrip
  • Execution: SnakeSkin, TLE
  • Skin: Snake
  • Tubeless – 3oz Stans Sealant

AXLES Thru Axles

  • Front: 15x110mm Hexlock Thru Axle
  • Rear: 12x148mm Paragon Combo Head

SHIFTER Shimano SLX

  • Speeds: 11 Speed
  • Material: Nylon Composite
  • Hardware: Stainless Steel/Optislick cable
  • Tech: Rapidfire Plus

DERAILLEUR Shimano SLX

  • Speeds: 11
  • Materials: Aluminum/Nylon Composite
  • Pulleys: Closed Bushings
  • Max Cog: 46t
  • Technology: Shadow RD+

CASSETTE Shimano SLX CS-M7000

  • Speeds: 11
  • Cogs: 11-13-15-17-19-21-24-28-32-37-46T

CHAIN Shimano 11sp CN-HG601

  • Speeds: 11
  • Model: HG601

DERAILLEUR HANGER Paragon Slider

  • Material: CNC’d 6061
  • Axle Threads: M12x1.5

CRANKSET Race Face Ride

  • Material: 6066 Aluminum
  • Spindle: 24mm, CrMo steel EXI spindle
  • Chainring Mounting: Cinch
  • Chainline: 51mm

CHAINRING Race Face Direct Mount NW

  • Tooth Count: 30
  • Material: Hard-wearing steel with a corrosion inhibiting coating
  • Mount: Direct
  • Technology: Cinch System, Narrow Wide Teeth (ensures ultimate chain retention)

BOTTOM BRACKET Race Face Team XC

  • Threading: BSA
  • Width: 73mm
  • Material: 6066 Machined Cups
  • Bearings: Custom 6805 16 ball retainer bearings with triple wiper seal

BRAKES Shimano MT201

  • Versatile design matches numerous bike styles
  • Less pad rattling noise
  • Braking power adjusted for entry-level riders
  • Accessible lever reach designed for small hands
  • Easy, quick and clean installation
  • Fluid: Mineral Oil
  • Pads: Resin
  • Pistons: 2

ROTORS Shimano RT56

  • Front: 180mm
  • Rear: 160mm
  • Resin Pad Only
  • Bolt Pattern: 6-bolt one piece

HEADSET FSA Orbit ITA

  • Top Cup: ZS44/28.6
  • Bottom Cup: EC44/39.78
  • Bearings: Sealed

STEM Race Face Chester

  • Material: 6061 Aluminumr
  • Clamp: Interlocking 4 Bolt
  • Stack: 42mm
  • Bar Diameter: 35mm
  • Length: 40mm
  • Rise: 0

HANDLEBAR Race Face Chester

  • Material: Cold drawn, seamless 6061 Aluminum
  • Width: 780mm
  • Bar Diameter: 35mm
  • Rise: 20mm
  • Sweep: 8° rearward, 5° upward

GRIPS Ergon GE1 Evo

  • Color: Black
  • Material: Gravity Control Rubber
  • Diameter: 32mm
  • Clamp: Cold Forged Aluminium / CNC Machined

SADDLE WTB Speed Comp

  • Material: Synthetic Cover / Soft-shell / Standard Padding
  • Rails: Steel
  • Size: 145 x 265mm

SEATPOST Race Face Ride

  • Material: Alloy
  • Diameter: 31.6mm
  • Offset: 0°
  • Length: 375mm

SEAT CLAMP Box Two QR

  • Material: 6061-T6
  • Clamp: QR
  • Size: 34.9mm

PEDALS Race Face Chester

  • Body Material: Nylon composite
  • Axle Material: Chromoly steel
  • Bearings: Cartridge bearings & DU bushings
  • Platform Size: 110mm x 101mm
  • Pins: Replaceable 16 SHCS hex traction pins per pedal (8 per side)
  • Serviceable: Yes

TOOLS Fix It Sticks

Every new Wyatt bike includes a set of Fix It Sticks with all the necessary bits to assemble and maintain your bike. We’ve also included a bit bag and frame mount holder to take your Fix It Sticks on the go.

MANUAL Vista Owners Manual

Every Wyatt bike comes with a detailed owners manual that includes assembly instructions, torque specs, and other helpful resources.

Bike Specifications are subject to change without notice. Specifications may not be exactly as shown in photo.

Bike Size16"18"20"
Recommended Rider Height5'3"-5'8"5'8"-6'0"6'0"-6'4"
ATop Tube Length614mm654mm681mm
BReach430mm468mm492mm
CStack647mm656mm665mm
DSeat Tube Length400mm (15.74")450mm (17.71")500mm (19.68")
ESeat Tube Angle74.5°74.5°74.5°
FHead Tube Length115mm125mm135mm
GHead Tube Angle66°66°66°
HChainstay Length435-455mm435-455mm435-455mm
JStand Over Height720mm (28.34")720mm (28.34")750mm (29.5")
KBottom Bracket Drop65mm65mm65mm
LBottom Bracket Height300mm300mm300mm
MWheelbase1138 - 1158mm1180 - 1200mm1239 - 1259mm
NFront Center741mm783mm811mm
OFork Length560mm560mm560mm
PFork Offset45mm45mm45mm
Stem Length35mm35mm35mm
Crank Length170mm175mm175mm
Seat Post Length400mm400mm400mm

-Geometry based on Wren Suspension set at 20% sag
-Standover is measured 70mm from the front of bottom bracket center

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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