Yeti Cycles has released the all-new SB165.
With 165mm of suspension in the rear and 180mm Fox Factory Grip 2 damper up front, the SB165 is the “slackest sled in Yeti’s line.”
The progressive geometry features a longer reach, steeper seat angle (77 degrees) and a slacker head angle (63.5 degrees) combined with a shorter offset fork. Tuned for a coil or high-volume air shock, the SB165 is the “most progressive” bike in the brand’s line.
“The Switch Infinity platform provides us with the ability to manipulate the bike’s kinematics and tune leverage rates within a wide range while maintaining the same proven anti-squat properties. At 27.5%, the SB165 leverage rate is the most progressive in the line, optimised for the linear spring rates of a coil or high-volume air shock,” said Peter Zawistowski, Yeti’s director of engineering.
The SB165 T2 is spec’d for steep descents and ‘technical, big consequence’ riding. It has 200mm rotors and SRAM Code RSC brakes, custom DT Swiss EX 1700 wheels and the OneUp Bash Guide keeps it all together in rough terrain.
It has water bottle brackets in the main frame, internal routing and an optional shuttle protector.
The SB165 and all 2019 (or newer) bikes are covered by Yeti’s lifetime warranty. It will be available in August and will be on show at the NEC Cycle Show from 12th to 15th September.
Find out more by contacting your area sales manager or by calling 01752 843882 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.