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    New question here. SB-95 Custom Colours?

    I've always wanted a Yeti, and for some reason, the turquoise has always attracted me too. Anyway, I'm finally going to pull the trigger next year and get a SB-95, but I'm not terribly keen on the Silver or Black options. I have heard rumours that if you ask Yeti nicely enough, they will come to the party and give you a custom paint job for the right price. Has anyone else heard these rumours and more importantly, do you have any leads on how I can go about trying to get a Turquoise SB-95?

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    Man, I wish we could offer a service like this, but the truth is that it would be incredibly expensive. Basically, you would have to pay for someone's time to personally babysit your frame all the way through the manufacturing process, not to mention the time associated with having the factory reconfigure all of their painting setups just for your particular frame.

    In the end, it would likely be much much cheaper to just have the frame sandblasted and repainted on your own, and this is why we don't offer any custom paint options. In the old days when we were doing tiny production runs in house, this sort of thing was probably likely. Nowadays, with us shipping thousands of frames all over the world, it's just not feasible.

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    So when will all the specs be on the website?

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    Cheers John, I suppose I'll just get a black one then. Thankyou.

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    We're just waiting on photos to take the new SB95 page live. In the meantime, what information are you looking for? Build kit specs or geometry? I'll do my best to post it up here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John P. View Post
    We're just waiting on photos to take the new SB95 page live. In the meantime, what information are you looking for? Build kit specs or geometry? I'll do my best to post it up here.
    I'm looking for the specs for the 2012 SB-66s. I expect geometry is the same but I am looking for the 3X10 Shimano XT build-model specs. Thanks.

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    Black and silver are going to be the only colors for the SB-95?


    Makes little sense. Why the hell would anyone want a bike that wasn't turquoise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John P. View Post
    We're just waiting on photos to take the new SB95 page live. In the meantime, what information are you looking for? Build kit specs or geometry? I'll do my best to post it up here.

    Build kits & geo would be great!

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    SB66 XT Kit (Fox 32/Fox 36)

    FORK: FOX 32 F150 FIT RLC KASHIMA QR/FOX 36 150 FIT RLC KASHIMA 20
    SHOCK: FACTORY RP23
    HEADSET: CANE CREEK
    CRANKSET: SHIMANO XT (24-32-42)
    FRONT DER: SHIMANO XT DIRECT MOUNT
    REAR DER: SHIMANO XT 10SPD
    SHIFTERS: SHIMANO XT 10SPD
    CASSETTE: SHIMANO 10SPD
    CHAIN: SHIMANO 10SPD
    WHEELS: DT SWISS X1600 TBLS RDY F-15/R-12 / DT SWISS 350/E530 F-20/R-12
    TIRES: SCHWALBE
    BRAKES/LEVERS: SHIMANO XT R-160/F-180
    HANDLEBAR: EASTON HAVEN CARBON
    STEM: THOMSON X4
    GRIPS: YETI LOCK-ON
    SADDLE: WTB YETI BRANDED
    SEATPOST: THOMSON ELITE
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    Here's the SB95 geometry with a Fox 34 120 fork.


    Last edited by John P.; 12-02-2011 at 08:30 PM.
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    Here are the SB95 Enduro Build specs:
    FORK: FOX F29 34-120 FIT RLC KASHIMA 15
    SHOCK: FACTORY RP23
    HEADSET: CANE CREEK
    CRANKSET: SRAM S100 (22-33-44)
    FRONT DER: SRAM X-7 DIRECT MOUNT
    REAR DER: SRAM X-9 10SPD
    SHIFTERS: SRAM X-7 10SPD
    CASSETTE: SRAM 10SPD
    CHAIN: SRAM 10SPD
    WHEELS: DT SWISS 350/XR400 F-15/R-QR
    TIRES: SCHWALBE
    BRAKES/LEVERS: AVID ELIXIR 5
    HANDLEBAR: TRUVATIV T20
    STEM: TRUVATIV T20
    GRIPS: YETI LOCK-ON
    SADDLE: WTB
    SEATPOST: TRUVATIV T20
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    SB95 XT Kit:
    FORK: FOX F29 34-120 FIT RLC KASHIMA 15
    SHOCK: FACTORY RP23
    HEADSET: CANE CREEK
    CRANKSET: SHIMANO XT (24-32-42)
    FRONT DER: SHIMANO XT
    REAR DER: SHIMANO XT 10SPD
    SHIFTERS: SHIMANO XT 10SPD
    CASSETTE: SHIMANO 10SPD
    CHAIN: SHIMANO 10SPD
    WHEELS: DT SWISS 350/XR400 F-15/R-12
    TIRES: SCHWALBE
    BRAKES/LEVERS: SHIMANO XT
    HANDLEBAR: EASTON HAVEN CARBON
    STEM: THOMSON X4
    GRIPS: YETI LOCK-ON
    SADDLE: WTB YETI BRANDED
    SEATPOST: THOMSON ELITE
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    SB95 XTR Kit:
    FORK: FOX F29 34-120 FIT RLC KASHIMA 15
    SHOCK: FACTORY RP23
    HEADSET: CHRIS KING
    CRANKSET: SHIMANO XTR (26-38)
    FRONT DER: SHIMANO XTR
    REAR DER: SHIMANO XTR 10SPD
    SHIFTERS: SHIMANO XTR 10SPD
    CASSETTE: SHIMANO XTR 10SPD
    CHAIN: SHIMANO XTR 10SPD
    WHEELS: DT SWISS 350/XR400 F-15/R-12
    TIRES: SCHWALBE
    BRAKES/LEVERS: SHIMANO XTR TRAIL
    HANDLEBAR: EASTON HAVEN CARBON
    STEM: THOMSON X4
    GRIPS: YETI LOCK-ON
    SADDLE: WTB YETI BRANDED
    SEATPOST: THOMSON ELITE
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    Have a good weekend guys. I'm off till Monday.

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    I have to say that I am a bit dissapointed that the kit includes and geometry is based around the Fox 34 at only 120mm. What is the geo with a Fox 34 at its standard 140mm length?

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    You got that right. Turquoise is the best
    Last edited by Mai; 12-03-2011 at 11:39 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithrider View Post
    I have to say that I am a bit dissapointed that the kit includes and geometry is based around the Fox 34 at only 120mm. What is the geo with a Fox 34 at its standard 140mm length?

    I was also hoping for 140mm front. I can't see the geo number chart. Build kits look really nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joules View Post


    Makes little sense. Why the hell would anyone want a bike that wasn't turquoise?

    This.. buying a non team colored Yeti is like buying a non red ferarri, It happens but It doesnt make sense.. I want people in the bike world to know my brand loyalty the second they see me flying around a corner without having to see the name on the downtube..


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    FWIW, the Fox 34 120 can be converted to a 140 in about 10 minutes.

    We chose the 120 because a ton of market research indicated that a 120 would be better received. I don't have the exact geo numbers for a 140, but figure it will be about a degree slacker and roughly half an inch higher at the BB.
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    When will the be available?

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    Thanks a bunch for that info John

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    Quote Originally Posted by John P. View Post
    FWIW, the Fox 34 120 can be converted to a 140 in about 10 minutes.

    We chose the 120 because a ton of market research indicated that a 120 would be better received. I don't have the exact geo numbers for a 140, but figure it will be about a degree slacker and roughly half an inch higher at the BB.
    I'd be curious to know how the bike rides at 140mm. Would love to see them in Yeti Turquoise! Thanks for all the info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swan3609 View Post
    This.. buying a non team colored Yeti is like buying a non red ferarri, It happens but It doesnt make sense.
    Ferrari's most popular color is silver. It is only known for red in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craigsj View Post
    Ferrari's most popular color is silver. It is only known for red in the US.

    Fair enough. Shows what I know :-) Still every yeti needs to be offered in yeti blue ..
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    Quote Originally Posted by John P. View Post
    FWIW, the Fox 34 120 can be converted to a 140 in about 10 minutes.

    We chose the 120 because a ton of market research indicated that a 120 would be better received. I don't have the exact geo numbers for a 140, but figure it will be about a degree slacker and roughly half an inch higher at the BB.
    I appreciate the reply and the information regarding the 140 conversion. I was planning on getting one of these to supplement my Big Top and Uzzi but unfortunatley, the higher BB with the 140mm setting might push me to the Big S's 29er evo. I can't believe I just wrote this but the geo on that bike is spot on for a trail 29er - low and slack with a 140mm fork. I will definitely test ride a sb95 alongside the SJ evo though before making that difficult decision as I would love to support Yeti over the dark side. Cheers!

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