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The Yeti SB5.5c offers riders a bike with 29" wheels and 140mm of travel. Designed around their own high performance Switch Infinity suspension system the SB5.5c loves to rip the up hills as well as destroy the downs. Check out what Vitalmtb.com thought of it when they got to spend 2 months riding it on their local tracks.

Vitalmtb.com / July 2016

Read the full review on Vitalmtb.com here

What's The Bottom Line?

Simply put, the Yeti SB5.5c is one of the best bikes I've ever thrown a leg over. The bike is balanced, fast, and fun. It made me a better rider, serving up faster lap times and more consistent laps through technical terrain.

Though many will appreciate the SB5.5c, the perfect rider is tall, one who enjoys larger wheels, and/or someone looking for a very capable descender that will still crush out an all-day epic. While it may have been designed for the rigors of enduro racing, it'll handle all the demands of modern mountain biking with ease.

Despite a few shortcomings, the SB5.5c is the best enduro bike I've ridden on a pure performance basis, though many of my feelings toward the bike revolve around my size and style. Still, on performance alone, the SB5.5c is 5-star product as it offers a near perfect blend of suspension performance, chassis stiffness, durability, frame weight, and geometry. It's as good of a long-travel 29-inch bike as you'll find. However, as a complete bike it could be better with a longer dropper post, a more fitting shock tune, a bit more attention to detail, and price more in line with the competition. Altogether the bike is being awarded 4.5-stars, something reserved for all but a handful of very high performing machines.

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