If you're looking for your next MTB that is capable of tearing up downhill's whilst also being able to cope with climbing to the next peak then there's a lot of bikes out there for you. However, if you're looking for a MTB that has a suspension system that protects you from every twist, turn and bump, that is engineered precisely to bring more efficiency with each pedal stroke, whilst also increasing control, and comes from a rich heritage of gnarly riders who have always been looking to bend the rules to find out what's possible from a trail bike, then Yeti Cycles' SB130 is definitely for you. Featuring the Switch Infinity suspension that is placed just above the bottom bracket and boasts a translating pivot that absorbs impact even as the bike changes direction. The SB130 refines a geometry specific to enduro/trail riding providing compliance over small obstacles whilst also making you faster in the mid-section of your pedal stroke without affecting travel and bottom-out control. Finally, a range of personalised components is featured in this lunchtime edition of the SB130 including; SRAM's GX Eagle 1x12 groupset, Maxxis Minion EXO+ tyres and a Fox Performance fork. So get ready to release your inner demon onto the trail because this bike can handle it.
At the heart of the SB130 suspension design is our patented Switch Infinity suspension system. Switch Infinity utilises a patented translating pivot that switches direction as the bike moves through its travel. This provides excellent anti-squat characteristics for superior pedalling performance and ideal suspension characteristics as it gets deeper into the travel.
Tuned for Trail Performance
Switch Infinity has proven itself on the trail, between the tape, and in the backrooms of editor's choice rooms. Yeti took that proven technology and refined the slope of the leverage ratio making it 12.5% more progressive without effecting the anti-squat properties. This means the bike has supple small bump compliance but ramps up quicker in the mid-stroke while still allowing for full travel and bottom-out control.
Trail Inspired Geometry
The SB130 has progressive trail inspired geometry. Yeti took what they had learned from the SB5 and their Factory team riders and made it low, slack, and long. It is built to around shorter fork offsets, Yeti slackened the "real" head angle and made the seat tube angle way steeper. The reach is also longer with shorter chainstays. What does this all mean? All these elements increase the descending prowess and move the rider forward on the bike without affecting its uphill climbing ability.
Carbon Fibre Material - C-Series
Travel - 130mm (5.1")
Fork - Fox Performance 36/160mm
Shock - Fox Performance DPX2, 210x55mm
Headset - Cane Creek 40 Integrated
Handlebar - Race Face Aeffect R 35x780mm
Seat - WTBVolt Custom
Seatpost - FOX Transfer 31.6mm
Wheels - DT Swiss E1900 30mm
Front Tyre - Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 EXO+
Rear Tyre - Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 EXO+
Rear Derailleur - SRAM GX Eagle
Shifter - SRAM GX Eagle
Crank - SRAM GX Eagle 30T 170mm
BB - SRAM DUB BB92
Cassette - SRAM GX Eagle 1275 10-50
Chain - SRAM GX Eagle
Brakes - SRAM Code R
Rotor F/R - SRAM Centreline 200/180