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Santa Cruz Bicycles Chameleon C SE Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2019

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Chameleon C SE Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2019
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Ever heard "less is more"? Well, when it comes to the Santa Cruz Bicycles Chameleon C SE Reserve Complete Mountain Bike that would be an accurate statement in more ways than one. For the first time ever the "tin lizard" is offered in a carbon frame, taking mountain bike minimalism to a whole new level. Boasting a signature carbon C frame with Boost spacing and burly carbon wheels, this light weight trail slayer has a super stable foundation for all sorts of bike adventures. Add in a SRAM Eagle drivetrain, 120mm of Fox front travel and water bottle/pack mounts and this steed just jumped to the top of the versatility list. Quit compensating with all that suspension and take it back to the basics with the Santa Cruz Bicycles Chameleon C SE Reserve Complete Mountain Bike.

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.

Two Bottle Cage MountsIncluding option for a cargo cage mount under downtube.

Geared and Single Speed Dropouts Compatible with Alu Chameleon

Threaded Bottom Bracket

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Integrated Headset

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Convertible Between 29 and 27.5+ Wheels

Clearance for Up to 3.0" (27.5+) or 2.5" (29) Tires

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

Fork

Fox 34 Float PerformancePerformance forks retain the same black anodized 7000 series aluminum upper tubes as Performance Elite, but have a different damper (FIT GRIP) with fewer adjustments. A Performance Series graphics package is found on these forks to continue the black-on-black look.

Fork AdjustmentsFIT GRIP 3-Position Lever (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

Santa Cruz Reserve 27 Carbon WheelsWhether it's a sunset lap with friends or a race run against the clock, a broken wheel ruins any ride. SC set strength and impact resistance as their highest priority, but strength doesn't have to mean uncomfortably stiff. Their wheels are compliant enough to avoid that harsh "wooden" ride that gives some carbon rims a bad name offroad. Santa Cruz only makes offroad bikes, so they have the privilege of being able to focus purely on the mountain bike experience. Everything from the thickness of rim beads to external spoke hole reinforcements comes purely from their experience of knowing what riders need at every level—from international racing to your local trails.

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 Ardent Race Rear TireThe Ardent Race tire is ideally suited for technical XC race courses and endurance-length events. With its medium-height tread, the Ardent Race bridges the gap between the XC-oriented Ikon and the trail-oriented Ardent. The center knobs are ramped to reduce rolling resistance, and the side knobs are angled and stepped to provide great biting traction in corners. Choose the Ardent Race for your next demanding XC race or epic trail ride.

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: XC, Trail
  • Wheel Size: 29"
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 2
  • Fork: Fox 34 Float Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 34
  • Front Travel (mm): 120
  • Front Travel (in): 4.72
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM X1 Eagle™ 148 DUB, 30t - 170mm (XS-S), 175mm (M-XXL)
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1275 Eagle™ 10-50t
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Guide R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Guide R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Hope Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: Race Face Aeffect R (50mm)
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Pro
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6mm
  • Wheelset: Santa Cruz Reserve
  • Hubs: Hope Pro 4 28h, 110x15mm Front / 148x12mm Rear
  • Rims: Santa Cruz Reserve 27 Carbon
  • Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Race
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR | 29 x 2.3"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Ardent Race EXO TR | 29 x 2.35"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 596 622 646 684
Seat Tube (mm) 390 420 450 490
Stack (mm) 613 618 627 636
Reach (mm) 412 437 457 487
Standover Height (mm) 695 711 733 748
Head Tube Angle (°) 67.3 67.3 67.3 67.3
Seat Tube Angle (°) 72.8 72.8 72.8 72.8
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 430 430
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 315 315 315 315
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 55 55 55 55
Head Tube Length (mm) 95 100 110 120
Wheelbase (mm) 1112 1139 1163 1197

Other Notes

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

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