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4 11 19 SB130 Lunch Ride Review

My ‘pre’ Lunch Ride – Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride Review

Yeti launched the new SB130 Lunch Ride kit yesterday. But it turns out I’ve been on one for several months now! So now that the cat is out of the bag on the 55mm shock stroke lets take a quick look. Here’s my Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride Review (based on the Lunch Ride Suspension Setup) Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride Review Starting at the fork – the 160mm Grip2 option is something we’ve put a lot of clients on already. In fact [...]

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Yeti SB130 with SRAM XX1 AXS

Yeti SB130 with SRAM XX1 AXS

Looking to go all in with your SB130? Check out this Yeti SB130 with SRAM XX1 AXS build by BikeCo! SRAM’s new AXS wireless shifting provides clean mounting with crisp shifting. And no cable stretch or barrel adjusters! Yeti SB130 with SRAM XX1 AXS Build Let’s get right to it! The SRAM XX1 AXS rear derailleur. This derailleur has a removable battery pack for charging as well as a break away hinge in case you find a rock or tree. SRAM’s unique rainbow [...]

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150 vs 160 fork headtube trail flop comparison

150 vs. 160 Fork Headtube, Trail & Flop

The Story Behind the Images. Looking at 150 vs. 160 Fork Headtube, Trail & Flop I wrapped up the 150 vs 160 comparison and needed an image. I grabbed BikeCo’s demo SB130 (with a stock setup) and mine with the 160 fork and headed out. And struggled. I couldn’t get an image to show with any level of credibility the difference in crown race height. With a 10mm steer spacer in hand I tried to figure out how to photograph [...]

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150 vs. 160mm Fork for Yeti SB130

150 vs.160mm Fork on Yeti SB130

Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades right? Well when it comes to mountain bike setup a few millimeters create notable differences. Let’s take a look at 150 vs. 160mm fork on Yeti SB130. After a extended review of the factory Yeti SB130 X01 setup I built my own, with a bit different spec. This article reviews these setup changes and the shifts in trail personality. Before you stop reading thinking “I don’t ride that bike” many enduro style [...]

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SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo

SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo

So, a handful of things all came together and I decided it was time for a new bike. Hopefully you’ve seen the FIRST RIDE REVIEW on the SB130 as well as the EXTENDED RIDE REVIEW. It was all I could do not to simply buy that bike… But in the long run I’m glad I didn’t because I ended up with this new Yeti SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo! Well, at least a bunch of parts are new. Let me [...]

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10 26 18 Yeti SB130 Extended Ride Review

Yeti SB130 Extended Ride Review

Ok, Ok, Ok. It’s a BikeCo demo so I need to let clients ride it I suppose… Here is my Yeti SB130 Extended Ride Review. (I’m still going to have to check in with it now and then though…) Let’s go over the SB130’s Personality, Fit/Geo, Build as well as Disposition. SB130 Extended Ride Review Yeti’s magic has been in the evolution of their race proven geometry paired with Switch Infinity suspension. The SB130 rides confidently in terrain that seems like it [...]

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s Yeti SB130 X01 Complete BikeCo Demo 1

SB130 Build Pics

Enjoy these SB130 build pics of our newest Yeti X01 Demo Bike.   The Switch Infinity is the heart of Yeti’s performance. Designed to offer great pedaling without any compromise downhill this is an industry leading suspension system. The SB130 is mid travel 29er from Yeti between the SB100 and SB150.     For 2019 Yeti’s feature sophisticated accent colors on a variety of frame color options. This bike is the classic Yeti Turquoise.     A shock extender approved by Fox to carry coil springs as [...]

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s Yeti SB130 X01 Complete BikeCo Demo 1

Yeti SB130 Review, First Ride

Oh. Man. Not every new bike really stops me, but seeing the Yeti SB130 in the stand did. Deciding I would need to quickly get a Yeti SB130 Review posted I commandeered the first ride. The first thing I noted about the SB130 was how long it looks. The low, extended lines of the frame have the bike visually seem much longer than it measures out. Especially if you see it without a seatpost in it. The new Yeti shapes [...]

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