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Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson 2.1 C S Complete Mountain Bike 2018

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Bronson 2.1 C S Complete Mountain Bike 2018
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Building upon the well-deserved hype of the original Bronson (1.0), the Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson 2.1 C S Complete Mountain Bike boasts a completely new VPP® link arrangement that enhances lateral stiffness, better small bump sensitivity, and a more progressive mid-stroke. A refined geometry also yields a one-degree slacker 66° head tube angle and a shorter chainstay for an even more rally-ready rig! The lightweight yet proven C(arbon) frame is built out with quickly-adaptable Fox front/rear suspension, a SRAM GX Eagle™ 1x12 drivetrain, and a RockShox Reverb remote-actuated dropper seatpost. If you're looking for a bike that checks all the boxes in a variety of conditions, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson 2.1 C S Complete Mountain Bike may very well be your best bet!

Product Details

Frame/Shock

Carbon C FrameA minimal weight gain of approximately 250 - 280 grams (0.6 lbs) for the C frame over the CC due to the different grade of carbon used. Whether you're riding a carbon CC or C frame, you get exactly the same legendary strength and stiffness because Santa Cruz uses exactly the same manufacturing facility and techniques.

150mm VPP® SuspensionVPP is based on the patented principle of having two short links rotating in opposite directions. This system provides huge design flexibility, allowing Santa Cruz to manipulate shock rates to the intended purpose and character of each model; from short travel endurance bikes to World Championship winning DH machines.

Fox Float Performance DPSFor a lightweight, inline shock, the DPS packs a lot of performance. The Dual Piston Base Valve has dedicated compression and rebound pistons, providing a firm lockout without compromising bump compliance, ride control, or efficiency. Performance Series FLOAT DPS shocks have fewer adjustments than Factory Series (no Open mode adjust tuning range), and have black anodized air sleeve and body instead of Genuine Kashima Coat. A Performance graphics package ties in the black-on-black look.

Shock Adjustments3-Position Lever (Open, Medium, Firm) | Rebound Adjust | Air Spring Pressure

Minor 2.1 Frame UpdateFront derailleur hanger removed from frame for a 20-30 gram weight saving. Frame and geo otherwise unchanged.

Fork

Fox 36 Performance ForkPerformance forks retain the same black anodized 7000 series aluminum upper tubes as Performance Elite, but have a different damper (FIT GRIP) with fewer adjustments.

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

Drive Train

SRAM GX Eagle™SRAM Eagle™ drivetrains are the only 1x drivetrains that are fully system engineered for optimal performance. Eagle™ drivetrains are designed, tested and proven to deliver the lightest, highest-performing, most durable systems for all riders on any trail. Eagle™ technology provides an expanded, optimum, gear range that allows you to realize your bike's potential beyond where it has ever been. Every SRAM GX Eagle™ component is 100% compatible with all levels of SRAM Eagle™ drivetrain systems.

Brakes

SRAM Guide R BrakesetWhat's it going to take to ride that line? It's steep. It's rocky. You've passed it a hundred times. But not this time. With the all-new SRAM Guide R, you have the power. Proven 4-piston calipers give you smooth, one-finger control. Features like Reach Adjust let you dial it in just right. And Guide perfectly complements other SRAM components and gives you flawless performance on every ride. Now featuring the World Championship-winning S4 caliper with Bleeding Edge™ and Heat Shield technologies.

Avid Centerline RotorsThe new Centerline Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.

Wheel Set

Maxxis Minion DHF | Front TireThe Minion DHF was designed for the often loose and muddy conditions of aggressive all-mountain terrain. The DHF incorporates ramped knobs for low rolling resistance and channel-cut knobs to increase gripping edges, giving straight-line control and precise cornering.

Maxxis Minion DHR II | Rear TireThe trail version of the Maxxis Minion DHR II features the same tread pattern as its downhill counterpart, but uses a single-ply casing to reduce weight. With 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 knobs 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. Pair it with a Minion DHF up front for the ultimate aggressive trail riding tire combo!

Additional Features

RockShox Reverb Stealth Dropper SeatpostDon’t let its familiar good looks fool you—Reverb is a whole new weapon. Its internals have been completely re-engineered to improve on its already legendary performance and to offer enhanced reliability: all the smallest details, down to the single seal, have been re-evaluated and updated to pass the hardest and longest durability tests. Additional bushing overlap also improves performance over time. This is the brand-new Reverb, engineered for the next-generation mountain biker.

Shipping Information

Oversize Itemcan only be shipped via UPS Ground within the continental U.S.

Specs

  • Used For: Trail, All-Mountain
  • Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b)
  • Weight (lbs): 29.07
  • Weight (kg): 13.19
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Fork: Fox 36 Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 36
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance DPS
  • Rear Travel (mm): 150
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.9
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle™ (32T)
  • Cassette: SRAM XG1275 12-Speed (10-50T)
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM GXP Team BB
  • Pedals: None
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Guide R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Guide R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline (180mm)
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 ZS
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R 35 20mm Rise x 780mm
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale
  • Stem: Race Face Ride Stem
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Race
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth (31.6mm)
  • Hubs: Novatec D641 15x110 (Front) / Novatec D642 12x148 XD (Rear)
  • Rims: Race Face AR 27 (32h)
  • Spokes: DT Competition (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.3
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR2 EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.3
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame+Bearings Only) More 
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 573 596 618 651
Seat Tube (mm) 395 420 460 495
Stack (mm) 586 595 605 614
Reach (mm) 405 425 445 475
Standover Height (mm) 727 731 734 747
Head Tube Angle (°) 66 66 66 66
Seat Tube Angle (°) 74 74 74 74
Chainstay Length (mm) 432 432 432 432
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 341 341 341 341
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 13 13 13 13
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 120
Wheelbase (mm) 1141 1165 1189 1223
Weight (lbs) 29.07
Weight (kg) 13.19

Other Notes

Santa Cruz Bicycles products can only be shipped within the United States

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