The Yeti SB-95's killer component is its Switch suspension, which marries efficient pedaling on climbs to ridiculous bump-absorbing capability. Its five inches of travel and 29-inch wheels produce confident descending, but it can take on technical climbs, too. [$3,500; yeticycles.com]
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