轻，速度快，短悬挂和放松足够的几何形状，你可以跳，下降，铁路，他们认为抓获车手的注意力，在过去几年从megatravel 29ers硬币的另一面。在不牺牲质量，向下国家自行车 - 像Yeti’s SB115- 有足够的行程打最小径，没有重量负担更大的自行车。
Yeti SB115: A Bike That Loves to Party
Yeti’s newSB115，which we’ve been riding for the past month, is a party animal. It has a 67.6-degree head angle, particularly suited to when the party goes uphill as well as down.
该27-pound, short-travel 29erSB115有115毫米后旅游和130毫米前出行。它具有品牌的BC自行车比赛获奖100mm行程29er获得的几何形状。更挤，可有效减少牙齿霍霍比SB100，更容易操控更地形，在不牺牲速度和敏捷性上攀登。
If you’ve followed Yeti Cycles, you know the brand likes to “Lunch Ride” models — adding more suspension to an existing bike to make it more capable in more terrain. Functionally, consider theSB115a Lunch-Rided SB100 that doubles as a replacement for the now-discontinued SB4.5. And honestly, that SB4.5 may have been the first down-country bike, although the category didn’t exist at the time.
向下国家自行车看作与框架，重量和越野自行车的几何形状的乘坐。随后，上海社会科学院它具有广泛的酒吧，大轮胎，以及多个悬挂，以帮助它冲它的重量级别以上的速度快，技术人员下坡。而且 - 这是关键的 - 所有不影响攀登。
当SB100推出，车手开始交换自己120毫米叉子130〜140毫米，启发雪人采取看看SB100以及它可能成为。虽然SB100不使用避震器的全行程 - 许多自行车不使用他们充分后旅游 - 这是不可能的，只是给它一个较长的缓冲行程。
该bike also needed new pivots to keep the suspension intact, and a new link to keep the geometry efficient and lively, so the SB100 Lunch Ride became a new model instead. The bike also got new Switch Infinity hardware — a threaded version with a washer and locking nut on the inside and the same protective fender used in the SB100.
YETISB115 Review: The Ride
该SB115takes what Yeti learned from making big-travel 29ers and the short-travel SB100, and packing the best climbing and descending features of both into a rowdy but not ridiculous ride.
Most of the SB115 specs are consistent with the SB100. The wheelbase is 3 mm longer, as is the front center. There is a 0.2-degree head angle change. But overall, the SB115 puts you in the same attack position as the SB100. And the SB115’s front tire receives an agro 2.5 Maxxis Minion (up from a 2.3), while the handlebar goes to a very aggressive 780 mm, versus the SB100’s 760 mm.
你是否爱上坡,你驾驭它们to the downs, this bike will take you places. No one wants to feel spent before the day’s big downhill. Because this bike is so light and efficient climbing, it helps you save energy while you’re pedaling uphill. There’s no bobbing, no need to lock the shock, just your power translated through the pedals into forward motion, even when the up is punchy, rocky, and technical.
When you top out and it’s go time, you and theSB115将准备拉力赛 - 刚落你的马鞍和滚动。虽然这个自行车是没有懈怠的雪人的SB130或SB150，它是专为快速，技术下坡，无论你是雕刻护堤或直衬岩石花园。
Though the head angle is within half a degree of the SB100, it’s more capable on the downhill because it has more suspension. Twenty-five miles of east coast single track in, I was smiling until my face hurt.
It slithers through tight corners like a snake, both up and down. On an old-school climbing trail that had been rerouted because its hairpin turn was so tight, I cruised through then crushed a machine-built jump line, pedaled back up through the hairpin turn, and swooped through berms, rock hops, technical rolls, river crossings, and more before climbing another 750 feet of technical vert home.
该SB115isn’t a mini enduro bike. It was responsive and energetic, with enough suspension and Yeti magic that it kept us from getting into trouble when the downhill went from rolling to raging. It smoothed out the trail, but we still felt the trail — in a good way.
该special Yeti suspension feel comes from pairing the rear shock with Yeti’s Switch Infinity, a translating pivot that switches directions as you use more of your rear suspension to give the bike’s travel a bottomless feel.
As you get deeper into your travel, the Switch Infinity changes directions and moves down, not up. That drops the anti-squat dramatically by decoupling the chain forces on the suspension, which lets the suspension work more efficiently to absorb impacts.
是啊，是啊，是啊 - 翻译：雪人的得到了你的背部和着陆。而当你不太钉着陆，往往不是，夜啼的悬挂会救你。
One thing we appreciated about theSB115和所有的雪人自行车公司提供德tailed rider weight-specific recommended settings for front and rear compression and rebound, as well as tire and shock air pressures.
该numbers are starting points. They help this bike ride great from the moment you roll it out the door of your shop, with plenty of adjustment points to customize the feel as you get to know it better.
With the SB115 release, Yeti upgrades the SB100 with threaded Switch Infinity suspension. It also introduces a new measurement in its geometry charts, vertical fork travel, which indicates how much actual up-and-down movement a fork yields.
In the past, Yeti has been accused of over-forking its bikes. This number asserts that Yeti’s fork specs are spot on. Because while rear wheel travel is a vertical measurement, front travel is not, due to a bike’s head angle. In theSB115，vertical fork travel is 120.2.
If you’re under 5’1”, you’re out of luck with theSB115。它不进来XS。
My only beef with theSB115is the rear tire. As an east coast rider, I am annoyed when the first thing I have to do to my new $7,000 bike is spend another $70 to swap rubber.
It’s also one of the cleanest-looking bikes on the market. Tube-in-tube technology keeps cables out of sight inside the frame, except at the handlebar and where they pop out underneath the bottom bracket for a hot second. And there aren’t extra mounting points for tools, racks, or bags. Yeti likes to keep their frames sleek and clean.
Like all Yetis, the harder you ride this bike, the more it gives back. TheSB115specifically hits a sweet spot. It really is one bike that can do it all, without sacrifice or compromise.
- Price: Starting at $4,700
- Groupset: T2 build tested
- Wheel size: 29 in.