Watching 29ers across all mountain bike disciplines move to longer and slacker geometry paired with short offset forks, as well as the recent release of Yeti's SB100 with the updated Switch Infinity suspension platform, we've been anxiously awaiting some new long travel big-wheeled bikes from the Golden, CO based crew. That time has come, and we're happy to offer the Yeti SB150 Turq Mountain Bike Frame, the burliest wagon-wheeler Yeti has created to date. Six inches of plush travel provided by the reconfigured Switch Infinity platform now allows room for a water bottle in the front triangle rather than the underside of the frame, a not-so-minor change that keeps your water bottle clean and satisfies critics that have been bugged by the underside mount for years. But that's just one change of many that separate this bike from its predecessor, the SB5. 5. The next big change is the progressive enduro geometry with a head tube angle approaching downhill bike territory at 64. 5-degrees, a longer wheelbase and reach, and a steep 77-degree seat tube angle that moves the rider weight forward for more control over the front end and a better position for putting power down to the pedals while climbing and accelerating. The chainstays are shortened to a stubby 17 inches to enhance cornering and provide quick power transfers for getting up over obstacles. In addition to these geometry changes, the suspension kinematics have also been revised for slightly more progressivity, and there's an extra 10mm of travel front and rear. These changes add up to a bike that's incredibly stable on steep enduro stages and chunky high-speed descents, without sacrificing all of the nimble handling and playful pop that make tight or tame trails enjoyable to ride.At this point, it's hard to question the benefits of 29in wheels when riders are winning Enduro World Series races and World Cup Downhills on them. Shortly after the SB150's release, Yeti pro Richie Rude piloted the SB150 to consecut...
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