YT Announces 2018 Rolling Circus Demo Tour Dates

Mar 8, 2018
by YT Industries  
Rolling Circus 2018


Experience Jeffsy, Capra, and Tues in the wild: we're about to hit the road once again with the Rolling Circus, hauling a loaded test fleet on an impressive tour of the most popular bike parks and festivals – all so that riders from around the world will get a chance to test ride the latest YT bikes, meet the Goatman and get to know the YT Family.

It’s the year of the goat, so it goes without saying that testing the new CAPRA is high on many a wish list. Do you seek to make a pact with the Goatman? The Rolling Circus 2018 tour is the chance to test the new goat in our stable beforehand.

There will be plenty of opportunities to visit an event between March and December 2018, as we pitch our tent at the biggest bike parks, trail centers, and bike festivals in Europe, USA, Canada, Asia, South America and Oceania. Highlights include stops at the Crankworx events in Rotorua and Whistler, a tour of the UK as well as the European season opener at the Riva Bike Festival. All these locations offer the perfect conditions to appreciate the performance of a YT.

The main event of the European part of the tour will undoubtedly be the YT Family Reunion at the Osternohe Bike Park, where we will celebrate our tenth birthday. This will be an unforgettable opportunity for all our fans to test bikes, shred with the YT Mob or chat with the YT brass over a beer.

Depending on the tour stop, JEFFSY, CAPRA, and TUES will be available to test in all sizes and models. Our service crew will provide expert advice as always, while signing sessions and small talk with our team riders ensure that Good Times are had by all. The YT Family is fired up for the new season and is looking forward to making each tour stop a successful event together with its visitors. Incidentally, testing a bike is free of charge and does not require advance registration: first come, first served is how they roll!

More information and updates can be found at and on Facebook.

The Tour Dates

28 Apr- 1 May 18 - Bike Festival Riva, Riva del Garda (IT)
11 - 14 May 18 - Rolling Circus @ Forest of Dean, Canopp Cycle Centre (UK)
18 - 20 May 18 - Rolling Circus @ Revolution Bike Park, Llangynog, Wales (UK)
01 - 03 Jun 18 - Velo Vert Festival, Villard-de-Lans (FR)
15 - 17 Jun 18 - Bike Opening Sölden, Sölden (AT)
23 - 24 Jun 18 - Rolling Circus @ Bikepark Beerfelden, Beerfelden (DE)
30 Jun - 01 Jul 18 - Family Reunion, Bikepark Osternohe (DE)
13 - 15 Jul 18 - Glemmride Festival, Hinterglemm (AT)
28 - 29 Jul 18 - Rolling Circus @ Reschenpass, Schöneben, (AT)
11 - 12 Aug 18 - Rolling Circus @ St. Andreasberg (DE)
18 - 19 Aug 18 - Rolling Circus @ Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Fiss (AT)
25 - 26 Aug 18 - Rolling Circus @ Bikewelt Schöneck (DE)

19 - 22 Apr 18 - Sea Otter Classic, Monterey, CA
04 - 06 May 18 - Fruita Fat Tire Festival, Fruita, CO
19 - 20 May 18 - YT Demo, Sedona, AZ
27 - 28 May 18 - Angel Fire Demo Daze, Angel Fire, NM
09 - 10 Jun 18 - YT Demo Skypark, Santa's Village, CA
23 - 24 Jun 18 - Snowmass Demo Days, Snowmass, CO
21 - 22 Jul 18 - YT Demo, Mammoth, CA
28 - 29 Jul 18 - YT Demo, Bend, OR
04 - 05 Aug 18 - YT Demo, Bellingham, WA
01 - 02 Sep 18 - YT Demo, Big Bear, CA
15 - 16 Sep 18 - YT Demo, Ogden, UT
22 - 23 Sep 18 - Outlier Offroad, Vail, CO
28 - 30 Sep 18 - YT Demo, Durango, CA
06 - 07 Oct 18 - Outer Bike, Moab, UT

22 - 24 Jun 18 - Plaid Goat Festival, Canmore, AB
10 - 19 Aug 18 - Crankworx Whistler, Whistler, BC

17 - 25 Mar 18 - Crankworx Rotorua, Rotorua (NZL)
December 2018 - Cannonball Festival (AUS)

4 - 9 Apr 18 - Asian Enduro Series, Jawalekhel

MENTIONS: @YTIndustries


  • + 48
 Any plan to send some demo rigs to the East coast?
  • + 11
 Yes please!!!! Riding the demos at Highland last year was killing.
  • + 1
 Doesn't seem like it!
  • + 6
 They were at Kindomfest last year. Not sure why they aren't planning on going again this year.
  • + 4
 @tbubier: They came to Highland too.
  • + 1
 In a first come first serve weekend you will have a hard time getting on the bike you want to try anyway. I would like a new TUES but won't bother to go to this expecting to ride one. I hope cost is why the don't make it out east because you guys deserve some demo love too.
  • + 2
 @shotouthoods: we have so many sweet parks up and down the east coast Frown

we wanna play too! lol

LOVE my jeffsy! it freakin RIPS!!!!!!!
  • + 28
 Soo. No east coast stops at all? Plenty of worthy stops. Highland, Thunder, Mountain Creek, Blue Mountain, Pisgah, Bailey's. Sigh. The east coast is so often overlooked.
  • + 17
 The west coast hasn't had a World Cup in decades and is about to fall off into the ocean, spare me the pity.
  • + 5
 @Flowcheckers: Squaw Valley '99 My first DH race, got a UCI medal in Beginner classand never really surpassed that. Sniff.
  • + 1
 @endlessblockades: The elite track was worthy - would love to see the WC return to Squaw!
  • + 5
 Or Windrock and Baker...Neko rides for them and operates Windrock, seems a natural fit.
  • + 17
 More stops in Nepal than the entire east coast
  • + 14
 are you going to lock the bikes up at the Forest of Dean this time? or...
  • + 1
 English people steal everything even if it's screwed down, how people get away with wondering around the streets of london with 36inch bolt cutters and angle grinders clipping off bikes and no one does anything about it no one knows. The British bulldog rolled over and died 70 years ago
  • + 11
 No Ontario or Quebec stops for the Canadian tour? Seems like a missed opportunity to me.
  • + 1
 Yeah and if I'm right, there's a YT rep in Montreal so I really don't get it! lol
  • + 12
 East Coast please! Specifically the Pisgah region
  • - 20
flag Griffinrw (Mar 9, 2018 at 11:36) (Below Threshold)
 East coast sucks.
  • + 20
 @Griffinrw: You live in the ocean? Cause you seem salty
  • + 10
 East coast/midwest tour would be nice
  • + 9
 Durango, CA?
  • + 3
 A couple of years ago they came to my local, sherwood pines. Really nice lads who made time for any questions we had. Unfortunately their van with all the bikes and kit got robbed overnight, typical for the area, so not surprised they haven't been back!
  • + 2
 They actually got robbed at Forest of Dean not Sherwood pines
  • + 2
 @lewispea: really?? I heard both but different years. Pines was around 3 years ago.
  • + 6
 wow, this is so exiting!!! i will finally have a chance to... oh fuck
  • + 5
 It doesn’t matter..... they don’t have bike in stock to sales hahaha
  • + 4
 You suck! The furthest east is Colorado!! Nothing even east of the Mississippi? Geez
  • + 3
 Ogden Utah, bring on the love! Just got my Capra and couldn't be happier. Utah needs more YT in it.
  • + 1
 Ugh why not south like park city or corner canyon... Ogden though... this is just like the ibis demo being held in Logan
  • + 1
 @matthewyoung4 YT just called me and locked down the demo for OGDEN BIKE PARK on the listed dates.
  • + 1
 @Tkavan01: because OBP has real jumps, none of that carpet canyon bullshit in draper.
  • + 1
 Love how they say depending on the stop!! you can test ride a YT. So does that mean you may not be able too test ride. The model you want at every test ride ??
  • + 3
 And latín América ?
  • + 3
 East Coast Haterz eh?.....
  • + 1
 Canmore, wow random but close to home. I'll be going to that for sure, would love to try out some of YT's stuff.
  • + 0
 But why in the middle of UK exam season???? Would love a go on a tues but it's just too far for me to go in a weekend without compromising my exams ;(
  • + 2
 Don't forget your camelbak
  • + 1
 YT returns to FOD, wonder if they'll leave all their bikes unattended again ?
  • + 1
 Durango, CO.... Shuttles, lift access, epics, demos, beers, camping, good times!!
  • + 1
 ofcourse Australia misses out
  • + 1
 Bring the Circus to Windrock Bike Park!!!
  • + 1
 Two in Canada, what a joke
  • + 1
 There is a ton of shit in between Bend and Bellingham... just saying
  • + 1
 "It's the year of the goat..." What happened to the year of the dog?
  • + 1
 KSH M'sia xbuat ke?
  • - 1
 Do I get to meet Richie Schley?!

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