"The 2017 Yeti SB5c is an incredibly playful, lightweight bike that requires little energy to get it moving forward. Where it really excelled during testing was on lower grade terrain that featured less wheel eating roots and rocks, and when in such situations was a blast to ride."
Follow along with the the chaos that is the 16th annual Yeti Tribe Gathering in Crested Butte, Colorado. Yeti nerds rejoice, it's bike-party time! Ride with Yeti factory riders Duncan Nason, Cody Kelly, Richie Rude and of course, Nate Hills.
We started our journey in Telluride, bikepacking a big loop to Silverton and then off the Colorado Trail and Continental Divide, ending our trip back in Silverton and hitching a ride back to Telluride. We quickly realized our trip through the mighty San Juans wasn’t going to be easy.
"What makes it so good? Big wheels, grippy tires, confidence-inspiring geometry, quality suspension parts, and well-tuned rear suspension. One tester returned the 5.5c to me after nearly 100 miles of riding. With wide eyes, he reported, 'This bike is ridiculous.' "
DEATHGRIP puts the defining style of Brendan Fairclough with the progressive filmmaking of Clay Porter, slamming them together into an in-your-face, non-stop onslaught of race-pace action set against Planet Earth scenery.