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    Proper size for Yeti SB66

    I am looking at Yeti SB66 and I am unsure what the right size is.
    I am 6'0" without shoes so with shoes I am 6'1" and 190-195lbs with my gear . Looking at the Yeti website I should be looking at Large however does SB66 runs larger or smaller than other bikes?

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    The SB66 runs large. I normally ride a large frame at 5' 11.5" but the medium we tried at Interbike felt just fine. Didn't get a chance to try a large so not sure if it would've felt even better, but I know the tt runs long for a given size on that frame.

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    Thanks!

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    if you are looking to run a super short stem i would look at a large. big advantage imo to get your stem as short as possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b-kul View Post
    if you are looking to run a super short stem i would look at a large. big advantage imo to get your stem as short as possible.
    Agree 100%.
    To me it's one of the things that makes Yetis so great. They are designed with longer top tubes specifically to run short stems. That is 50mm stems (even 35mm -- hey, don't knock it till you try it).
    Getting a little off topic here, but IMO shot stems are right up there with dropper posts in the stability/confidence inspiring factor.

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    Go with a large without a doubt. I am 5'11" running a 70mm stem with 740mm bars. The large fits just right.
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    recommended size and 40mm stem is great. i was worried at first but it turned out well.

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    I'm 5'11 and run a medium with no problems. Switched to a 50mm stem and it's awesome. Makes the bike more playful and nimble.

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    i like bigger bikes. theyre more comfortable when climbing, more stable at high speeds, and i dont need something super flickable
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    Yeti do run long top tubes but their bikes don't feel "big". Meaning that they do feel true to size but just a tad bit stretched out. I normally ride a med, ETT has been between 22.5 to 23.25 inches on all my past frames. The ASR5 I have is a med as well but almost 23.75 ETT. What Yeti does is give you more room to move around without feeling like you're up-sized. I did end up tossing on a 60mm stem where I've normally run a 70mm stem.

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