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Yeti Cycles SB5.5 Turq XT Complete Mountain Bike - 2018

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Yeti Cycles SB5.5 Turq XT Complete Mountain Bike - 2018
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No longer reserved for just the cross-country crowd, 29-inch wheels are proving to be fast options for trail, enduro, and even DH bikes. As such, the mountain bike market's landscape has seen an influx of 29ers with evolved frame geometries and burlier wheels and forks, boosting the reliability and adding stiffness to a standpoint where more aggressive riders are able to exploit them. Yeti was one of the first on board with big wheels on trail bikes going way back to the SB95 and since then it's made incremental changes with its 29ers eventually morphing into two models, the 4. 5 and 5. 5. The 4. 5 is a darling of a trail bike that's lightweight and efficient while the 5. 5 is more of an aggressive trail bruiser and enduro weapon with riders on Yeti's EWS team calling on it for duty on high-speed stages with long transitions between them. Now that folks have spent some saddle time on trail 29ers, it's no longer the butt of jokes on internet forums and their preconceived notions about wagon wheels go out the window as the increased speed, traction, and roll over ability simply cannot be denied. So if the trails you like to ride are exceptionally rough, you race enduros, and you like to go fast, Yeti's SB5. 5 Turq XT Complete Mountain Bike checks off all of the boxes and it'll have you pushing your limits and going faster. With carefully selected components, this bike can handle anything you can dish out and keep coming back for more. This particular version from Yeti utilizes ... read more
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