A genius idea takes years of research and design to develop. From biro drawings on napkins to the first production model is a long process but one that is worth every second. The SB100 was designed with the intention of blurring the lines between pounding up any terrain, like every XC orientated bike is made to do, whilst also being able to handle tricky and technical descents like your favourite trail bike. Yes, the SB100 re-defines the possibilities of a traditional mountain bike. Made from Yeti's highest quality carbon-fibre modulus, TURQ-Series, you can expect off the charts stiffness as well as durability that is backed by a no-hassle lifetime warranty. The SB100 doesn't just look pretty either, clever engineering means there's space for longer dropper seat posts thanks to an interrupted seat tube design. The frame comes with the built-in, and revolutionary, Switch Infinity rear suspension system that is capable of changing direction as the bike moves through its travel meaning you experience a "bottomless" ride. Finally, make the SB100 your own with a range of component and wheel brands available to discuss by contacting the Tri Store directly.
Switch Infinity Suspension System
Switch Infinity utilises a patented translating pivot that switches direction as the bike moves through its travel. This provides a tailored anti-squat curve while allowing the leverage ratio to be tuned independently, something other systems can’t physically achieve.
TURQ-Series Carbon Fibre
TURQ Series bikes are made with the highest quality carbon fibre available and offer the perfect balance of stiffness and compliance. The result is a bike that feels smooth, solid and aggressive. Every bike is tested by the best racers in the world, including EWS World Champion Richie Rude, Yeti's in-house testing team and ambassadors around the world.
Not just a pretty Bike
The new Switch Infinity design and placement are not only visually pleasing creating classic frame lines, but the uninterrupted seat tube also allows space for longer dropper seat posts.
The Process behind Genius
Ideas and direction stem from many sources as Yeti's product team is diverse and includes engineers, mechanics, fabricators, test riders, and racers. Since they are all riders, they approach the design from a rider’s perspective. When it came time to develop Yeti's first short-travel bike to utilise the Switch Infinity suspension, the collective sum of their ideas shaped what became the SB100 concept. It all started with a paper napkin sketch but evolved into a genre killing Trail / XC bike.
Frame - TURQ Series carbon fibre frame with Switch Infinity suspension technology
Travel - 100MM (4.0")_
Shock - Fox Factory DPS 190 X 37.5MM