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Pinched pennies to buy a 575 2 years ago from LBS, tested and ordered a medium. While riding over the last 2 years the bike felt squirrley especially on the downhills, kept returning to the shop and replaced gooseneck and handle bars etc more times than I care to think about, they told me the bike was a good fit ( I am 5'8"-5'9") just need to fine tune. Now the shop no longer deals YETI so I went to another shop for some parts and was told the bike is a small and that I should be on a medium. Told this to the original LBS and was basically told "to bad it has been 2 years and they do not deal with YETI anymore" Now what spend the $$$$ on a frame?:madman: :madman: :madman:
 

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MTNBIKE_TELE said:
Pinched pennies to buy a 575 2 years ago from LBS, tested and ordered a medium. While riding over the last 2 years the bike felt squirrley especially on the downhills, kept returning to the shop and replaced gooseneck and handle bars etc more times than I care to think about, they told me the bike was a good fit ( I am 5'8"-5'9") just need to fine tune. Now the shop no longer deals YETI so I went to another shop for some parts and was told the bike is a small and that I should be on a medium. Told this to the original LBS and was basically told "to bad it has been 2 years and they do not deal with YETI anymore" Now what spend the $$$$ on a frame?:madman: :madman: :madman:
That bites. Maybe you can put the word out that you are wanting to trade your small frame for a medium frame. Maybe there is someone out there that has a medium that needs a small.
 

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Also, call Yeti. They may not be able to do anything since the shop isnt with em anymore, but at least let em know. I wouldnt expect a new frame or anything, but maybe they have a trade in program or something, and also, their demo bikes will be for sale soon.

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Don't the bikes have little stickers on the frame that indicate the size?

That's a hard deal to deal with.

One thought:

Sell what you've got and use the proceeds towards something that is
the proper size.

Another thought:

Try buying a medium frame for the same bike if you really like it.

But yeah, contact Yeti and see what they say.
 

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You might want to consider a complaint to the Better Business Bureau too. Especially if you have a receipt that has the serial number with the wrong size on it. I mean, if they put their sticker on over the frame size sticker, they knew they were screwing you........

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You might want to consider a complaint to the Better Business Bureau too. Especially if you have a receipt that has the serial number with the wrong size on it. I mean, if they put their sticker on over the frame size sticker, they knew they were screwing you........

Dean
Heck, if you have all that, I would just take them to small claims court and sue them. They may want to work with you once they get the summons...
 

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Here is the best pic of the rearside of my bike. I have a MTBR sticker underneath the Yeti badge on the seat tube, but I swear that I've never seen a size sticker anywhere on my bike. FWIW...I have an '05. I'll have to look at it again later.

http://www.fototime.com/{FF53B2E1-035E-4CAC-B9AF-ACEAC342AD4E}/picture.JPG
 

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Heck, if you have all that, I would just take them to small claims court and sue them. They may want to work with you once they get the summons...
Nevermind, I didn't read the original post closely enough.
 

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BelaySlave said:
Here is the best pic of the rearside of my bike. I have a MTBR sticker underneath the Yeti badge on the seat tube, but I swear that I've never seen a size sticker anywhere on my bike. FWIW...I have an '05. I'll have to look at it again later.

Fixed your image tags
 

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Deanoldo said:
You might want to consider a complaint to the Better Business Bureau too. Especially if you have a receipt that has the serial number with the wrong size on it. I mean, if they put their sticker on over the frame size sticker, they knew they were screwing you........

Dean
You've gotta be kidding. it's been 2 years! The best that could be expected is maybe a deal on a new one, even then, why even expect that? 2 years man, most of my bikes arn't even two years old before I replace them.

Anyways, most shop warranties are for like 90 days, after that TS.
 

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how to tell the size of a Yeti frame

there should be an S,M or L as a part of the serial number on the botton bracket.
 

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mine too!!

supposedly medium 575 less then a month old. guess what?? no sticker on my downtube either. got me curious, so i flipped the bike over and the serial number has an S at the end. so i got a small frame instead of medium?? i would like to know for sure before raising holy hell at the bike shop!!
 

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Pinched pennies to buy a 575 2 years ago from LBS, tested and ordered a medium. While riding over the last 2 years the bike felt squirrley especially on the downhills, kept returning to the shop and replaced gooseneck and handle bars etc more times than I care to think about, they told me the bike was a good fit ( I am 5'8"-5'9") just need to fine tune. Now the shop no longer deals YETI so I went to another shop for some parts and was told the bike is a small and that I should be on a medium. Told this to the original LBS and was basically told "to bad it has been 2 years and they do not deal with YETI anymore" Now what spend the $$$$ on a frame?:madman: :madman: :madman:
same thing happend to me. but I figured it out in 5 months. at the very least yeti should give you a crash replacement deal. titus swaped me out for $150.
 
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