YETI SB100 TURQ T1 BIKE 2020
Yeti calls the SB100 a genre killing XC bike. It shares some traits with traditional XC bikes, but also has several features that make it stand out from that crowd. Some call it a XC bike, some may consider it a mini trail bike. Yeti challenged themselves to make the most capable XC bike ever.
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Cross country cycling is an Olympic sport since 1996, and the performance of the cyclist will depend to some extent on the cycle he is using. Many of those who are cycling competitively are interested in using the best cross-country (XC) bike available. To cater to these cyclists, Yeti, the Colorado based bike company has manufactured the YETI SB100 TURQ T1 BIKE 2020, its top end bike in the TURQ series, designed for greater speed and precision. Though there are four sizes of bikes available small, medium, large and extra large, compared to other bikes, these bikes are suitable for taller people, at least 160 cm in height.
Though it is also available in grey color, Yeti bike has named TURQ series after the color turquoise, which is reserved for its most high performance and quality bikes. The frame bike is manufactured using the highest quality carbon fiber available, so that it is stiffer than other bikes, lighter in weight and more durable while complying with all the norms. The frame incorporates switch infinity which is redesigned so that it can be used for 100 mm of travel while descending or climbing. The frame incorporates carbon tubes which are internally molded so that the cables can be routed internally
Climbing & descending
The bike fork and rear shock are both from Fox Factory since it is easier to tune them. The Fox factory 34SC fork has 120 mm travel. The shifter, rear derailleur, crank-set, chain, cassette are all of the Shimano XT series. There is no rear derailleur. The bottom bracket is of type Shimano BB92. The 12 speed Shimano XT drivetrain has a 10-50 tooth cassette for better control of the speed, making it suitable for climbing and descending even steep hills. The two piston Shimano XT hydraulic brakes help in halting the bike quickly whenever required. The front brakes are of size 180 mm and rear brakes are 160 mm.
The DT Swiss wheelset is of type M1700 and the wheel size is 29″/ Though 2.3″ Maxxis tires are used for the front and rear of the bike, in the from Minion DHF tires are used, while Aggressor is used in the rear. The grips and bar tape are of ODI Elite Pro type. The dropper seat post is from Fox Transfer. The seat clamp used is from Yeti. The bike has a comfortable saddle from WTB Custom Volt. The Yeti carbon handlebar is of size 35 mm and 760 mm length. Some of the dimensions like the seat tube, top tube, stack and reach will vary depending on the size selected. A bottle cage can be fixed on the bike if required.
- Yeti SB100 Turq-T1 bike is the top end XC bike from yeti designed for best performance and durability while racing
- Manufactured using the best quality carbon fiber material for better stiffness and lower weight which can make a major difference while cycling at higher speeds
- Fork and rear shock from Fox Factory for better tuning.
- 12-speed Shimano XT series drive train and component for more flexibility in the speed
- Hydraulic two piston Shimano XT brakes for quickly stopping the bike
- DT Swiss 29″ wheel set for greater speed
- Maxxis 2.3″ tires for front and rear wheels.