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Yeti Cycles SB4.5 XT/SLX Carbon

Yeti Cycles

SB4.5 XT/SLX Carbon
2017

$4,699.00
 

2017 Yeti Cycles SB4.5 XT/SLX Carbon

Yeti's SB4.5 is the answer for riders looking for a versatile 29’r rig. The SB4.5 frame design is optimized for 29" wheels and has a distinctly different personality than 29ers of old, ensuring you feel perfectly balanced between the wheels – not top heavy or lumbering. The proficient Switch Infinity suspension platform, short chainstays, and sensibly slack 67.4-degree head angle make this bike feel effortless on climbs and lively and plush on descents. The Carbon series frame is 5.93 pounds and preserves Yeti-performance at a more aggressive price point by using a slightly modified carbon material and different layup. The Fox 34 Performance fork tears up 140mm of choppy terrain, while Shimano's 1x11-speed XT/SLX drivetrain cranks you up the mountain fast, and Shimano brakes offer the stopping power you need if you get in too deep. Those big DT Swiss wheels roll on grippy Maxxis Ardents, while a Race Face dropper post and cockpit keep you loose and in control.

Features and Information

 
Specification Description
Frame SB4.5 Carbon Series, 114mm travel
Fork Fox 34 Performance, 140mm
Headset Cane Creek 40 Inset Taper
Rear Shock Fox Float Performance
Axles Front: 110x15mm; Rear: 148x12mm
Rims/Wheels DT Swiss M1900 Boost
Tires Maxxis Ardent EXO Tubeless
Front: 29x2.4
Rear: 29x2.25
Crankset Race Face Aeffect
Chainrings 30T
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB92
Chain Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Rear Cogs Shimano XT, 11-speed: 11-46
Shifters Shimano SLX
Handlebars Race Face Evolve 750mm
Tape/Grips Yeti Lock-on
Stem Race Face Ride 60mm
Brake Levers Shimano 615
Brakes Shimano 615 hydraulic disc, 180/160mm rotors
Saddle Yeti/ WTB Custom
Seat Post Race Face Turbine Dropper, 30.9mm

* Subject to change without notice.

 
 
 
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