Yeti Cycles SB130 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike

Yeti Cycles SB130 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike
Yeti Cycles SB130 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike
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SB130 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike by Yeti Cycles
There was a time when every climb was filled with pedal bob, and descents were packed with harsh bottom-outs. We had to carefully choose our lines, as consequences ran high, and bikes offered very little forgiveness. Fortunately for you, and well, all of us, bikes have made some serious gains, and the full-suspensions hitting the market today provide pedaling efficiency that near matches yesteryear's hard tails, and short-travel rigs are just as capable as the big bikes used to be. Trail bikes have soared forward as the do-it-all bikes that conquer fast-rolling ribbons of cross country singletrack, snake up switchbacks to towering mountain summits, and point downhill with serious comfort and control. The Yeti SB130 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike sits right at the front of the pack when it comes to trail machines, with 130mm of rear travel for eating up chatter, and 29-inch wagon wheels that make quick work of technical climbs. It remains lively and playful on smoother singletrack, but shows its true colors when you're heading into technical terrain that requires careful line choice. Factor in its lightweight TURQ carbon construction, plush Switch Infinity platform with FOX Factory suspension, and a snappy shifting, wide-range Shimano XT 12-speed drivetrain, and you have an ultra-capable bike that's appropriate on a wide variety of trails and geographic locations. Longer and slacker continues to be the name of the game, and on the SB130 the numbers lean towards the trend of a more capable descending bike that can still pedal when it's time to earn your turn. Its 65. 5-degree headtube is a full degree slacker than the brands 5. 5, a bike that already pushed the boundaries of a long-travel 29er. Of course this contributes to unflappable stability when descending steep, technical terrain, but usually, a headtube angle so slack would be a bear on climbs and have lazy handling manners on the rest of the trail. This simply isn't the case with the SB130 as it employs a 44...

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