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Yeti’s women-specific Beti SB5c is primed to paint the trails coral

Yeti's women-specific Beti SB5c is primed to paint the trails coral

The Yeti Beti SB5c. You can take your jaws off the floor whenever you’re ready Yeti created the Beti SB5c to make a splash entry into the women’s-specific mountain bike market, with a high-end carbon-framed trail-ready machine that boasts 140mm of suspension up front, and 127mm at the rear with Yeti’s innovative Switch Infinity suspension system. We’re lucky to have taken delivery of one…

Tearing your eyes away from this stunning coral-painted vision in order to get into the nitty-gritty is tricky, we know. Deep breath. Ready? Right then.

Yeti has chosen to base its women’s specific offering around the standard unisex SB5 frame, drawing on Yeti’s philosophy of making bikes to fit smaller riders including components that the brand says says will improve the ride experience for women.

There’s a story behind the name. It comes from team Yeti Beti, a women’s specific mountain bike team set up by American Amy Thomas, who also directs the Beti Bike Bash, which Yeti claims is the biggest MTB event in the US. Inspired by the Betis, who were also instrumental in putting the line together, Yeti christened the bike after them.

According to Yeti, the bike has been built for "hard-charging women who […]

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