Yeti Cycles Beti SB5 Turq Mountain Bike Frame - 2018 - Road Bike Shop
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Yeti Cycles Beti SB5 Turq Mountain Bike Frame - 2018
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These days, being a woman in the mountain bike world is certainly starting to seem less challenging, and more welcoming. More capable, aggressive, and burly bikes are being made for us, catering to our wants and needs, and the world of shrink-it and pink-it is beginning to dissipate. With our needs in mind, Yeti's designers offer us the Yeti Beti SB5 Turq Mountain Bike Frame. With all the burly bells and whistles that are offered to the boys, the Beti SB5 is ready to shred any trail, and a couple of ladies-specific tweaks make it even more playful and fun. Saddle up and you just may find yourself sending it down the mountain as an unstoppable force to be reckoned with. Head to toe, or rather, head tube to chainstay, you'll find the Beti has the same geometry as her brother. With a slacked out, confidence inspiring 66. 5-degree head tube, she wants to send it down any trail you point her, and her generous 46-inch wheelbase (medium), she holds strong so you can barrel through bouldery rock gardens where hesitation can be the killer. In effort to prevent sluggish and cumbersome climbing, the bike's seat tube angle saw a forward shift, keeping your body forward on the bike for maximum attack positioning, and efficiency when you have to put down the power. Short and snappy chainstays make up the rear, which saw a makeover in 2017. The longer chainstays and narrow non-boost spacing was stretched out to 148mm boost spacing, an increase of space afforded the room needed for tucking the wheel closer to the seat tube, and shortening the chainstays to a stubby 17. 2in. Shorter chainstays translate to a playful and responsive rear end, happy to pop off of rollers, and help you maneuver through tight and root-laden switchbacks. Just ahead of the rear triangle, tucked in the bottom of the frame, you'll find the --ahem, pivotal Switch Infinity suspension system. Different from the previously used Switch Link, Switch Infinity offers more linear travel arc, smoothly transition...