Wagon wheels may offer some quick-spinning ground-covering abilities, but we think there are few things better than the nimble flick-ability of a 27. 5in steed, and we'd wager that the designers at Yeti agree with us. While Yeti may have taken a little hiatus from 27. 5 development when the 29er surge took off, it seems as though the brand was sitting back, quietly tinkering to find the perfect 27. 5in enduro geometry, which soars to the front of Yeti's Rip lineup with the new SB140 Turq T1 XT Mountain Bike. Equipped with 140mm of plush yet supportive Switch Infinity rear travel, a bump-gobbling 160mm Fox 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 its 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 have you thinking that this bike is all play, the long wheelbase and low bottom bracket height will tell you otherwise. It stays composed under pressure, and handles descents with confidence when other shorter bikes might waiver, without...
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