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Yeti’s all new for 2014 SB75 is their SB series 27.5” (650b), 5-inch travel, trail machine. The unique Switch Suspension Technology makes for a smooth ride with extremely efficient pedaling without sacrificing small bump sensitivity. Blindly turn into a rock garden or rutted downhill with the confidence that your suspension will eat it up. The oversized structure on the front end and oversized chain and seat stays on the rear keeps the SB75 stiff which directly improves the handling and overall feel of the bike. The compact, forged unibody construction of the upper pivot and eccentric assembly create a seal to keep any debris out, keeping you from having to service the bearings as often. The SB75 features Yeti’s classic, ride-driven geometry (slacker head tube angles, lower bottom bracket, longer top tube) pared with oversized tubing on the front and rear end making this in-betweener handle like no other.
The Yeti SB75 utilizes Switch suspension technology which was first seen on their 26” and 29” SB models. Yeti has since adapted, reengineered and tested it over and over until it was perfectly suited for these ‘mid-size’ wheels. The basics still hold true - super efficient in all gear combinations without sacrificing traction and comfort. Switch suspension is an ingenious design that uses an oversized main pivot that actually contains a second pivot (lower pivot of the swing arm) which is offset within the main. Once the eccentric mechanism reaches the inflection point (about 100mm into the travel), the eccentric link starts to rotate in the forward (clockwise) direction. This means the rate at which the chain stays grows [dCSL] drops off quickly, allowing the suspension to work independently of chain forces and pedal feedback. Because the suspension isn’t being impeded by chain growth in the last third of the travel, the smooth feel in the middle of the stroke continues all the way to the full compression without unexpected spikes or wallows.
X01 brings SRAM’s 11 speed mountain drivetrain to the masses with a lower price point without sacrificing performance. X01 is slightly heavier than XX1 (the difference is under 100g) but is still much lighter than any 2x10 setup out there while still offering a wide gear range thanks to the 10-42T X-Dome cassette. The new X01 cranks feature carbon arms and a removable spider (much like the X0 cranks) along with SRAM’s new X-Sync tooth profile which acts as a built in chain guide system. The rear derailleur’s X-Horizon design eliminates any vertical movement which reduces shift forces and prevents “ghost shifting”. The X01 drivetrain brings the latest and greatest SRAM technologies to your new complete bike offering a simple, clean, and more importantly, reliable drivetrain to your SB-75.
"I'm familiar with both the SB66 and the SB95 and like both very much, but I feel the 75 is the best of the three. Quicker and more playful than the 95, and easier to ride and less descent-oriented than the 66, it strikes a middle ground that I personally love." - Matt Phillips at Bicycling.com
Read Bicycling.com's First Ride Experience over at Bicycling.com
|Frame||Yeti SB75 Aluminum Frame, Tapered Headtube, Switch Technology Rear Suspension|
|Fork||Fox 34 140mm Travel, Kashima Coated, 15mm Thru Axle|
|Rear Shock||Fox Float CTD K+|
|Headset||Cane Creek 40 Series, 44/56 inset|
|Wheels||Stan's NoTubes ZTR Crest, 15mm Front and 12x142mm Rear|
|Crankset||SRAM X0 32T|
|Shifters||SRAM X01 11spd Rear|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM X01 11spd|
|Brakes||Avid Elixir 9 Trail hydraulic disc|
|Handlebar||Easton Haven Carbon|
|Seatpost||Thomson Elite 30.9mm|
Please Note: Components are subject to change without notice.
|Seat Tube Length||419.1mm (16.5")||457.2mm (18")||495.3mm (19.5")||533.4mm (21")|
|Effective Top Tube Length||546.2mm||570.5mm||595.5mm||615.2mm|
|Head Tube Length||100mm||115mm||130mm||145mm|
|Chain Stay Length||440.7mm||440.7mm||440.7mm||440.7mm|
|Sizing||4'11" - 5'3"
|5'3" - 5'7"
|5'7" - 5'11"
|5'11" - 6'3"
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