New Yeti SB115 MTB is Designed with Multi-day Racing and Down Country Riding in Mind

The Yeti SB100 platform is a successful setup for cross country racing and heads-up trail riding, and the brand has now added a little more travel to the bike for burlier multi-day XC races and “down country” adventures. The new SB115 29er utilizes different linkage to add 15mm of rear travel to the bike, coupled with a 130mm fork. If you recall the Yeti Lunchride SB130, you’ll know where the roots of this bike grow.

With its 67.6° headtube angle, 436.7mm chainstays, and 450.6mm reach (size L), the SB115 fits into the short-travel trail bike slot with precision. The 74° effective seat tube angle (size L) and Yeti’s proven Switch Infinity climbing prowess should make this little ripper as fun to climb on as it is to coast downhill.

The C-Series builds start at $4,700 with a Fox Performance 34 fork, DPS Performance shock, a Transfer dropper post, a pair of Shimano 4-piston Deore brakes, and a complete SLX drivetrain. The next step up on the C-Series ladder sells for $4,900 with a SRAM GX drivetrain and G2 R brakes.

SB115 Turq framesets are available for $3,400 if you prefer to build the bike to a precise spec. The T-Series builds begin at $6,300 with Fox Factory suspension, a full XT drivetrain and brake set, and a DT SWISS XM1700 wheelset. The middle tier Turq bike gets a SRAM X01 drivetrain and G2 RSC stoppers for $6900. Finally, SB115 builds top out with a SRAM XX1 drivetrain, G2 Ultimate brakes, and all the Kashima coating for $8,000. Both of the top-shelf builds include options for SRAM AXS drivetrains and droppers, and DT Swiss 30mm carbon wheels.

Head over to Yeti Cycles for additional info on the new SB115. Available for sale now at Competitive Cyclist.

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