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    Advice Needed: Yeti SB5 or Pivot Mach 5.5

    I just ordered a 2017 Yeti SB5 but it hasn't arrived yet and now the new Pivot 5.5 gets released. The geometry is nearly identical except the longer reach on the Pivot. Am I being paranoid or should I take long look at the Pivot before the Yeti arrives? I doubt that I will have a chance to demo one any time soon as it was just released. My concern is that the Yeti won't be able to handle true all mountain trails and that the 140mm travel would be nice. However, i know the SB5 was raced enduro so it can be made to be very capable pointed down hill.

    Help me out here guys.

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    sb5 will handle rough terrain no problem... it will be hard to find any feedback on the new pivot at this point unfortunately.

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    5.5 looks sick...

    If it rides half as good as it looks :swoon:

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    I don't think you can go wrong with either choice. They are going to be very similar in capability with comparable builds.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mfa81 View Post
    sb5 will handle rough terrain no problem... it will be hard to find any feedback on the new pivot at this point unfortunately.
    That's part of the problem there won't be much info for some time.

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