The Yeti SB5+ Carbon Series XT/SLX Mountain Bike 2017 offers unparalleled stability and traction with 27.5+ platform and 5 inches of ample travel. The Yeti SB5+ is perfect for pushing your limits, delivering exceptional stability and traction across the most demanding of terrain. Add 5 inches of ample travel to the equation and you have a bike that is nearly unstoppable. Yeti's Switch Infinity suspension platform and smart frame design brings ease to mucky trails, loose gravel and essentially any trail condition you can imagine. There are no flip-chips with the Yeti SB5+, no adjustable geometry, no multiple wheel sizes, nothing to alter with its suspension kinematics. This is due to the drastic impact these adjustments have on critical frame properties such as bottom bracket height and mechnical trail. Not wanting to sacrifice any defining ride characteristics by adopting the wheels to fit an existing platform, the SB5+ is born and bred as a all-round plus bike. Yeti SB5+ Carbon XT/SLX 2017 Features Unparalleled stability and traction Designed to work exclusively with plus-sized wheels. No Compromise. Switch Infinity patented suspension system High modulus carbon fibre main frame and swing arm Elevated chainstays for rigidity and component clearance. Yeti SB5+ Carbon XT/SLX 2017 Build Highlights The Spec for the Yeti SB5+ Carbon Shimano XT/SLX is all about gear ratio and harnessing traction and stability, while optimising playfulness. Fox Performance suspension with 150mm in the front make this bike agile and maneuverable when you need it most. Fox 34 Performance 150mm Boost fork Fox Float Performance rear shock Shimano XT/SLX 1×11 groupset. 30T / 11-46T gearing DT Swiss 370 W/XM551 Boost wheelset Yeti SB5+ Carbon Frame Details A stable and robust frame with a minor weight penalty, the SB5+ Carbon Series frame weighs just 250m grams more than its TURQ counterpart. The result is a strong and sturdy bike ready to attack your local trail scene. Switch Infinity Translating Pivot – Explained The Switch Infinity holds full control of the bikes 5 of suspension, switching direction as the bike moves through its travel to result in a confidence inspiring performance that feels simply amazing on the trail. As you move through the bikes travel the pivot switches direction, early on in the movement it heads upwards, providing anti-squat and optimal pedalling. Further along the travel the pivot eventually switches to a downwards movement, providing you with a bottomless feeling that stops any chain force from affecting how the suspension performs. All resulting in an efficient, fun to ride and most importantly high performing ride both on the up and down hill!