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Yeti SB165 C2 AXS Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Yeti SB165 C2 AXS Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Yeti Cycles - SB165 C2 AXS Complete Mountain Bike 2021
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When you're on your Yeti Cycles SB165 C2 AXS Complete Mountain Bike, subtlety goes out the window. This bike is made for smashing, bashing, and more than a bit of thrashing. With 27.5" wheels it's easy to put this thing wherever you want, and its long travel gets you out of spots you never dared visit on purpose. This model is upgraded with SRAM's electronic AXS derailleur and shifter for even faster, more precise shifting, while Yeti's excellent Switch Infinity suspension ensures that you're able to pedal back to the top, ready to scare yourself silly all over again.

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C/Series Carbon FrameBy making small changes in the carbon fiber layup of their TURQ Series bikes, Yeti was able to create a more aggressively priced carbon high-performance mountain bike. C-Series frames maintain the strength and stiffness of the TURQ Series. The carbon fiber in C-Series weighs a bit more, about 190g per frame. Every bike model is offered in at least one C-Series option with high-end components.

Switch Infinity SuspensionSwitch Infinity utilizes a patented translating pivot that switches direction as the bike moves through its travel. This provides excellent anti-squat characteristics for superior pedaling performance and ideal suspension characteristics as it gets deeper into the travel.

Fox DHX2 Performance Elite Rear ShockFeaturing an entirely new chassis and damper, delivering enhanced tunability, smoother performance, and more progressivity than ever before.

Shock AdjustmentsCoil Spring Preload, 2 Position Open, Firm Lever, Low Speed Compression (16 Clicks), Low Speed Rebound (16 Clicks)

Integrated Axle and HangerThe integrated axle and derailleur hanger system is built for simplicity and strength. Utilizing a left-hand thread to secure the hanger allows Yeti to incorporate the same machine piece for the axle retention. A clever little system the engineers spent many hours on that might get overlooked.

Internal Cable RoutingThis may seem like a small thing, but having a clean aesthetic on the frame along with internally molded carbon tubes inside for hassle-free cable routing is key. It makes for a quiet ride and ease of maintenance. For Yeti, building a great frame is all about the details.

Integrated Frame ProtectionThe frame protectors for the down tube and chainstay are custom molded to match the frame. This guarantees a proper fit and adhesion to the frame for years of protection without the need for replacement or additional adhesives.

148mm Rear Axle Spacing


Fox 38 PerformancePacking the same revolutionary feature set as the legendary 36, the new 38mm stanchion redefines what's possible with a single crown fork. Smoother, stiffer, and ready for the big time, this fork has 180mm of customizable travel.

Fork AdjustmentsFIT GRIP 3-Position Lever (Open, Medium, Firm), Rebound Adjust, Air Spring Pressure

Drive Train

SRAM GX EagleGX Eagle is your partner for all rides, all the time, all day. Long days, quick rides and everything in-between, GX Eagle is the ecosystem at its best. With the all new 520% range, all new colorways and seamless compatibility with the rest of the ecosystem, GX Eagle is there to maximize the potential of your ride experience.

SRAM AXS Eagle Rear Derailleur and ShifterPure shifting performance. Eagle AXS shifts under load, over the roughest terrain, uphill, and without changing your grip on the bar. With a tucked in and robust cage that's 10mm shorter, it's further forward and inward to protect from impacts. Should they occur, the motor gearbox disengages, giving the derailleur freedom to move, instantly returning back to its position.


SRAM Code R BrakesetSleek, easy to use, yet immensely powerful. Code R packs a winning punch with a reliable DirectLink™ lever mated to Code’s new oversized four-piston caliper. SRAM’s signature ergonomics are supplemented by the tool-free reach adjust for a fit to each riders’ needs, to unleash Code’s superior braking power, consistency and modulation.

SRAM CenterLine RotorsThe CenterLine design provides a smooth, consistent, and quiet running braking surface.


DT Swiss E1900 WheelsetWith a 370 3-pawl hub, strong and lightweight 30mm wide aluminum rims, and DT Champion straightpull spokes, these wheels mean business. These will have you flying up and down with confidence and speed.

Maxxis Assegai Front TireThe Maxxis Assegai tire is named after the iron-tipped spear used by the Zulu people of South Africa. Greg Minnaar, a native of South Africa, thought it was a fitting name for a tire ready to do battle on the mountain. The tall knobs punch through dust and loam to find traction, but also offer support and confidence on wet roots and rocks. While other tires excel only in certain conditions, the new Maxxis Assegai is built to go fast everywhere.

Maxxis Minion DHR II Rear TireWith side knobs borrowed from the legendary Minion DHF, but widened to provide more support, the DHR II corners like no other. The center tread features ramped leading edges to improve acceleration and sipes to create a smooth transition when leaning the bike. Paddle-like knobs on the center tread dig in under hard braking and help keep the bike under control.

Additional Features

Fox Transfer Dropper SeatpostThe latest Transfer keeps its smooth action and low-height stack design, but shaves 25g and updates its internals for even easier serviceability.

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  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • Used For: All-Mountain / Enduro
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 38 Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 38
  • Front Travel (mm): 180
  • Front Travel (in): 7.1
  • Rear Shock: Fox DHX2 Performance Elite
  • Rear Travel (mm): 165
  • Rear Travel (in): 6.5
  • Shifters: SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle 30T
  • Cassette: SRAM GX Eagle 1275, 10-52t
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB BB92 Pressfit
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code R
  • Rotors: SRAM Centerline 200mm
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R 35 x 780mm
  • Bar Tape/Grips: ODI Elite Pro
  • Stem: Race Face Ride 50mm
  • Saddle: Silverado Custom
  • Seatpost: Fox Transfer Dropper (S: 125mm, M: 150mm, L/XL: 175mm)
  • Wheelset: DT Swiss E1900 30mm
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Assegai EXO+ | 27.5 x 2.5"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II EXO+ | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Switch Infinity Link)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 567 598.5 621.5 649.4
Seat Tube (mm) 380 410 450 495
Stack (mm) 594.9 599.9 609.9 619.9
Reach (mm) 430.1 460.1 480.1 505.1
Standover Height (mm) 710.4 716.3 8723.4 746.7
Head Tube Angle (°) 63.5 63.5 63.5 63.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77 77 77 77
Chainstay Length (mm) 433 433 433 433
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344.9 344.9 344.9 344.9
Head Tube Length (mm) 104.8 110.4 121.6 132.8
Wheelbase (mm) 1197.7 1230.2 1255.2 1285.2

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Yeti Cycles products can only be shipped within the United States



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