Yeti Cycles SB6 Carbon GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike - 2018

Brand: Yeti Cycles

Price: $5,399.00

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Yeti Cycles SB6 Carbon GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike - 2018

If you regularly find yourself racing enduros, ripping laps in the park, or attacking the biggest lines on the mountain, the Yeti SB6 GX Eagle Complete Mountain Bike is your weapon of mass destruction. Its six inches of quality travel will have you blasting through rocky singletrack at scare-yourself warp speed and cornering with an alacrity that will leave other bikes in its wake. If you want a machine with the absolute best big hit capabilities that will get you down the mountain on shuttle and lift missions but that's not so single-minded that it couldn't pedal back up if you wanted to, the SB6 is among the leaders of a very small class. For a bike with such an appetite for aggressive terrain, the SB6's carbon frame pedals along with surprising proficiency while tackling big epics, no doubt helped along with the lightweight carbon frame and efficient Switch Infinity suspension platform. Yeti's standard Carbon frame is every bit as strong and stiff as its TURQ carbon, but with a slightly higher weight that rides just north of half a pound. Dollars to doughnuts, that is something we will gladly accept since we'll pocket the difference for post ride burritos, race entries, and beer. Always beer. This build is equal parts performance and value. The extraordinary GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain has us wondering why doubles even exist anymore since it's plentiful range saves grunting up the steepest climbs with a comically massive 50 tooth bail-out gear. Other components of note on this quality build include SRAM Guide R brakes that stop on a dime and the DT Swiss M1900 wheels, whose 30mm internal width plumps up the Maxxis tires to help pick apart technical lines at blurring speeds. Beyond its impressive build, the SB6 is a sure-footed steed that's a favorite of enduro racers and aggressive riders in need of a confident machine capable of tackling rough and rugged terrain with aplomb. Yeti's factory pilots, Richie Rude and Cody Kelley, constantly put the SB6 throug...

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