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Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike 2021
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The Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike is a sick whip for downhill rippers everywhere. Thanks to Santa Cruz's excellent VPP Suspension system and a steeper seat tube angle, the Bronson climbs better than any 150mm travel ride has a right too. But obviously, the downhill is where it shines. It absolutely eats up anything in its path, and keeps you feeling glued to the ground in the tightest of corners. Tons of traction, almost impossible to bottom out, and still lightweight and maneuverable, the Bronson is the bike you've been looking for.

Product Details

Frame/Shock

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.

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.

Lower-Link Mounted 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. This redesign mounts the shock lower on the bike, making for an even better ride quality.

RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ Rear ShockSuper Deluxe Select+ is built for the latest breed of hard hitting enduro and trail bikes. Offering the ride control you need paired with a user-friendly threshold adjustment all rolled into a great high performance-to-value package. They even threw in Maxima Plush fluid to reduce friction and silence noise.

Shock AdjustmentsSeparate and Independent Open / Threshold Positions, Air Spring Pressure, External Rebound

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

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

Single Grease Port on Lower Link for Swift and Easy Maintenance

Molded Rubber Swingarm and Downtube Protection

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

Fox 36 Float Performance EliteWith lower leg pressure bleeders, a floating axle, and the famous GRIP2 damper, these forks are straight out of the EWS pits. Smooth and tuneable, there's no better fork on the planet. Performance Elite forks retain the same adjustments, dampers, weight, and 7000 series aluminum upper tubes as Factory Series, but have black anodized upper tubes instead of Genuine Kashima Coat.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, High-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (8-Clicks), Low-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (16-Clicks)

VVC (Variable Valve Control)VVC is a proprietary variable valve control system that allows for external fine-tuning of suspension performance. VVC achieves with the twist of a knob what typically requires the time consuming and complicated task of completely disassembling and reassembling the fork.

Drive Train

Shimano XTShimano XT is the original mountain bike groupset trusted by generations of mountain bikers around the world. Whatever the trail, whatever you ride, XT is your solution for mountain biking today. Reliable shifting. Superior braking. Intuitive maintenance. XT is the high-performance workhorse you can count on.

Brakes

Shimano Deore XT Trail BrakesetWith four pistons controlled by Shimano's famous light action, these brakes deliver consistent performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions. With finned Ice Tech pads, there's no fade even on long descents.

Shimano Ice Tech RotorsThis compact and lightweight rotor features rapid heat dissipation, reducing fade.

Wheel Set

Race Face ARC Offset 30 27.5" Rims Laced to DT Swiss 350 HubsDurable and light, with an unmistakeable trail feel. The ARC Offset 30 paired with DT Swiss 350s is the perfect platform for strong riders pushing their limits.

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 TireA real rider's tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can't be beat.

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.

Specs

  • Used For: All-Mountain
  • Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b)
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 36 Float Performance Elite
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 160
  • Front Travel (in): 6.3
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Travel (mm): 150
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.9
  • Shifters: Shimano XT M8100
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100
  • Crankset: Shimano XT M8100, 32t
  • Cassette: Shimano XT M8100, 10-51t
  • Chain: Shimano XT
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT M8120
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano XT M8120
  • Rotors: Shimano XT RT-86 Ice Tech, 203/180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz Carbon Riser
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Team
  • Seatpost: Rockshox Reverb Stealth
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 350 15x110 Front / 12x148 XD Rear
  • Rims: RaceFace ARC Offset 30
  • Spokes: Sapim Race (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF II 3C MaxxGRIP EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.5"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • 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) 389 419 439 459 489
Standover Height (mm) 697 704 721 721 721
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 1168 1191 1215 1252

Other Notes

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

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