With the installment of the fourth full-suspension 29er in the Yeti line, one could ascertain that Yeti is putting their full focus into their 29er steeds for the foreseeable future. But their new fun-seeking 27. 5 trail-missile has other plans in mind. While the 29-inch wagon wheels certainly have their place when it comes to covering ground as quickly as possible, it's hard to beat the swift, responsive handling of a good 27. 5in trail bike that inspires you to take all the bonus lines and jib off every trail feature in sight. Knowing this, Yeti is going against their race-roots with the all new SB140, and the SB140 Carbon C1 SLX build option is an impressively capable machine considering its fun-oriented intentions and manageable price-point. Equipped with 140mm of plush yet supportive Switch Infinity rear travel, a bump-gobbling 160mm Fox 36 fork, a confidence-inspiring 65-degree head tube angle, and a 77-degree seat tube angle for efficient pedaling, the SB140 is made to dominate any trail and put a smile on your face while doing it. Epic rides on raw backcountry singletrack' Sure. Hot laps at the bike park' You bet. Enduro racing' Of course, if that's your thing. So go ahead, drag your handlebars through a berm, try new jumps and drops, pedal all day long, because the SB140 can do it all with unmatched precision and control.While it's common to see a new bike launched in order to replace an older model, the SB140 goes all-new. It brings totally unique geometry up to bat, with a steep and peppy 77-degree seat tube angle that's ideal for soaring up climbs, and hammering on pedals when you hit a buff section of flat, but this doesn't come at the cost of a compromised descent. Yeti crafts the front-end of the SB140 with a 65-degree head tube angle that's ideal to pair with a short-offset 160mm fork to soak up deep rock gardens, drops to flat, and terrain that might have you questioning your line choice. While the 27. 5 wheels and peppy 140mm rear travel might ...
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