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Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson A R+ Complete Mountain Bike 2019

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Built for the really fun stuff, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson A R+ Complete Mountain Bike is an all-mountain workhorse. With 150mm of travel out back and 160mm up front, it's a 27.5" plus bike that seeks out the gnar. It pedals amazingly well, getting you to the top without too much pedal bob through a redesigned VPP configuration and a steeper seat tube so you don't loop out. When it's time to head back down, the bike just plain rips: the shock has been moved to the downtube, making this Bronson stick to the trail like never before. With that Yari on a 65° head angle, this bike seems to only get more stable at speed. Built up with SRAM NX Eagle™, this is a beast of a bike that does more than carbon bikes twice its price.

Product Details

Frame/Shock

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.

RockShox Super Deluxe R ShockThe directive was simple. Engineer a shock that does for rear-suspension performance what Pike did for forks. Simple? Don’t bet on it. A gamble? Absolutely. It required a complete change in the way SRAM approaches shock design. It meant focusing on performance first and leaving old constraints behind. And it gave them a clear path to develop the world’s lowest-friction shock — Super Deluxe. Metric sizing gives Super Deluxe significantly increased bushing overlap, which, together with a sophisticated new bushing profile, virtually eliminates friction in the shock. A new damper holds the shock high in its stroke and offers unparalleled traction. Unshackled from the old obstacles of shock design, Super Deluxe is free to tackle new ones — on the trail. This changes everything.

Shock AdjustmentsExternal Rebound, Air Spring Pressure

Frame Update 3.0This iteration of the Bronson features a revised VPP® suspension with a new lower-link mounted shock. This yields a smoother pedaling platform, greater bottom out resistance, and a supportive mid-stroke. Add to this a mildly slacker head angle, slightly steeper seat angle and a longer reach to make the Bronson more versatile than ever.

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

27.5 / 27.5+ Wheel ClearanceClearance for up to 2.8-inch tires.

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

Double Sealed Pivots for Long Bearing Life

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

RockShox Yari RCYari brings Lyrik’s acclaimed look and proven features – 35mm chassis, Fast Black upper tubes and new DebonAir™ air spring – to a wider audience. The Motion Control™ damper features Rapid Recovery™ rebound and its high-speed compression circuit is tuned to match the feeling of the Charger™ damper.

Fork AdjustmentsExternal Rebound, Low Speed Compression to Lockout, Air Spring Pressure

Drive Train

SRAM NX Eagle™Eagle™ Technology revolutionized the mountain bike experience by offering riders a 1x drivetrain solution that is purpose-built to be lightweight, strong and intuitive, with the gear range to ride on any terrain. NX Eagle™ drivetrain is the newest addition to the Eagle™ 1x ecosystem, and shares technologies with XX1, X01 and GX drivetrains, which makes it 100-percent compatible within the Eagle™ ecosystem. NX Eagle™ delivers an ease of entry that will bring the benefit of Eagle™ range and Eagle™ performance to more riders than ever before.

Brakes

SRAM Guide T BrakesetGuide T brings the consistent performance that you have come to expect from SRAM's lightweight Guide four-piston caliper. Pair this with MatchMaker™ for a clean looking bar set-up, plus the ease of use with SRAM's Bleeding Edge™ drip-free bleed port and you have a smart budget minded brake that keeps you in control.

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

WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0 27.5" Rims Laced to SRAM MTH 716/746 Hubs32 DT Swiss Competition spokes are triple-crossed to SRAM's aluminum trail hubs, giving you solid trail feel, quick engagement, and all-mountain durability.

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

Race Face Aeffect Dropper PostA rock solid option for riders wanting to enter the dropper market. A sealed damping system wrapped in 7075 aluminium makes for a lightweight dropper that can take the hits, complete with internal cable routing compatible with modern frame design.

Shipping Information

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

Specs

  • Used For: All-Mountain
  • Wheel Size: 27.5"+
  • Weight (lbs): 34.5
  • Weight (kg): 15.7
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: RockShox Yari RC
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 160
  • Front Travel (in): 6.3
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe R
  • Rear Travel (mm): 150
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.9
  • Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Front Derailleur: None
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM NX Eagle™ 148 DUB 32t - 170mm (XS-S), 175mm (M-XL)
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1230 11-50t
  • Chain: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: 73mm Threaded BB
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Guide T
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Guide T
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 200mm Front / 180mm Rear
  • Headset: Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: Race Face Ride, 50mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Race Saddle
  • Seatpost: Race Face Aeffect, 31.6
  • Hubs: SRAM MTH 716 15x110 Torque Cap 32h Front / SRAM MTH 746 12x148 32h Rear
  • Rims: WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0
  • Spokes: DT Competition
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF DC TR | 27.5 x 2.6"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.6"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size XS S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 541 574 598 621 656
Seat Tube (mm) 370 380 405 430 460
Stack (mm) 584 593 602 611 625
Reach (mm) 389 419 436 459 489
Standover Height (mm) 694 704 721 721 720
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.4 65.4 65.4 65.4 65.4
Seat Tube Angle (°) 75.3 75.3 75.3 75.3 75.3
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 430 430 430
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 10 10 10 10 10
Head Tube Length (mm) 100 110 120 130 145
Wheelbase (mm) 1134 1167 1191 1215 1252
Weight (lbs) 34.51
Weight (kg) 15.65

Other Notes

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

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