2023 Yeti SB140
2023 Yeti SB140 release date: November 17, 2022
What type of mountain bike is the Yeti SB140?
Yeti has doubled down on their flagship trail bike, launching two new versions of the SB140 for 2023.
The updated models both rock 29” wheels, a refined carbon frame, and 140mm of rear travel to explore the entire mountain unimpeded and untethered.
The all-new pair means that riders can customize their bike to their riding style— the SB140 Lunch Ride (LR for short) boasts a slightly longer fork and blingier components.
Equipped with improved tech and touches across the board, there’s nothing holding back this versatile trail machine.
Wheel size: 29”
Front travel: 160mm (LR) or 150mm
Rear travel: 140mm
Head tube angle: 65° (LR) or 65.4°
Effective seat tube angle: 77° (LR) or 77.5°
Size range: S-XXL
Colors: Turquoise, Sangria, Raw Carbon, Sage
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Or keep scrolling to compare and contrast each model.
Who’s it for?
The SB140 is designed for riders on the hunt for that do-it-all trail bike.
The medium-length suspension and 29” wheels means it’s ready for whatever the mountain throws at it, letting riders prepare for the unexpected and send the routes they discover along the way.
Riders can dream big with this bike that handles the steepest and rowdiest sections with ease.
Why you'll love it
The all-new SB140 changes tack with recent changes including its 29” wheels and redesigned carbon frame, all while staying true to its time-tested design that’s made it a hallmark of the Yeti range for years.
Pointing up, down, or traversing the ridge, the SB140 impresses across the whole mountain.
Riders can choose the LR version for more travel and spicier components and both models come with improved downtube clearance and protection so you can smash descents at full gas.
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What's new on the Yeti SB140?
Meet the Yeti SB140 and SB140 LR below and learn about their newest upgrades for 2023.
Yeti SB140 Geometry
The SB140 is fine-tuned for aggressive trail riding and stability for when the going gets steep. The LR version boasts a slack head tube angle of 65° for a controlled, predictable ride and a 77° effective seat tube so you can really put the power down.
The similar SB140 increases those specs by about half a degree each, allowing the bike to feel and handle excellently on climbs, descents, and wherever else your adventure leads.
|Yeti SB140 Geometry (150mm fork)||S||M||L||XL||XL|
|SEAT TUBE LENGTH||365||400||440||470||485|
|EFF. TOP TUBE LENGTH||571||602||623||650||670|
|HEAD TUBE ANGLE°||65.4||65.4||65.4||65.4||65.4|
|EFF. SEATTUBE ANGLE°||77.5||77.5||77.5||77.5||77.5|
|ACTUAL SEATTUBE ANGLE||72.2||72.6||72.8||73.2||73.7|
|ESTIMATED BB HEIGHT||339||339||339||339||339|
|FORK (AXLE TO CROWN)||565||565||565||565||565|
|VERTICAL FORK TRAVEL||136||136||136||136||136|
|Yeti SB140 Lunch Ride Geometry (160mm fork)||S||M||L||XL||XXL|
|SEAT TUBE LENGTH||365||400||440||470||485|
|EFF. TOP TUBE LENGTH||573||603||624||652||671|
|HEAD TUBE ANGLE°||65.0||650||65.0||65.40||65.0|
|EFF. SEATTUBE ANGLE°||77.0||77.0||77.0||77.0||77.0|
|ACTUAL SEATTUBE ANGLE||71.8||72.2||72.4||72.8||73.3|
|ESTIMATED BB HEIGHT||342||342||342||342||342|
|FORK (AXLE TO CROWN)||575||575||575||575||575|
|VERTICAL FORK TRAVEL||145||145||145||145||145|
Yeti SB140 Size Chart
The SB140 is available in sizes S-XXL. Find your correct frame size using this model-specific size chart below.
|S||155 - 170 cm |
5'1" - 5'7"
|M||165 - 180 cm |
5'5" - 5'11"
|L||178 - 191 cm |
5'10" - 6'3"
|XL||185 - 201 cm |
6'1" - 6'7"
|XXL||195 - 210 cm |
6'5" - 6'11"
Yeti SB140 FAQs
Is the Yeti SB140 a trail bike?
Yes, its medium-length suspension is perfect for a variety of trails and strikes the right balance between climbing and descending prowess.
What's the difference between TURQ and C/Series carbon?
The main difference between the two carbon materials are weight and cost. The C/Series carbon has the strength and stiffness of the more expensive TURQ material, but weighs about 225g per frame more.
How much does the Yeti SB140 cost?
Depending on the frame material and component package, the five versions of the SB140 can cost between $6,400 and $11,500.
What is the SB140 LR (Lunch Ride)?
The SB140 LR model comes with a 160mm front fork instead of 150mm as well as a slightly wider rear tire and more powerful SRAM brakes.
What is the Yeti Switch Infinity system?
The Switch Infinity system is a pivot suspension design at the rear of the bike where the bearing actually switches directions as the bike moves through its travel.
What is the Yeti SB140’s tire clearance?
29 x 2.6"