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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower A S Complete Mountain Bike 2020

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Hightower A S Complete Mountain Bike 2020
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The true workhorse from the iconic brand, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower A S Complete Mountain Bike is always the right bike for the ride. The materials and spec choice of riders who ride everywhere (and non-stop), this one is as fun on heavier descents as it is quick on the climbs. With 140mm of lower link-driven VPP® suspension mated to a 150mm Lyrik, you'll be laying off the powerful Code brakes way more often than seems sensible, all while staying nimble on singletrack and tech sections. There really is no downside to a Hightower, and this aluminum S-build gives you a pile of features while leaving some crooked numbers in your bank balance.

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Frame/Shock

Aluminum Frame

140mm 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 ShockThe all-new Super 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. New Maxima Plush fluid reduces friction and noise.

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

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Integrated Headset

Fork

RockShox Lyrik Select+To endure, and enduro. Lyrik Select+ features the new Charger™ 2.1 damper for all the trail control you need. New ultra-low friction SKF wiper seals and Maxima Plush damping fluid all work overtime to reduce friction, silence noise, and provide lasting fork performance confidently guiding you through life's many peaks and valleys.

Fork AdjustmentsNew Charger 2.1 RC2 Damper with External Rebound, Independent High and Low Speed Compression and Air Spring Pressure Adjust

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 Code R BrakesetSleek, easy to use, yet immensely powerful. Code R packs a winning punch with a reliable DirectLink™ lever mated to Code’s new oversized four-piston caliper. SRAM’s signature ergonomics are supplemented by the tool-free reach adjust for a fit to each riders’ needs, to unleash Code’s superior braking power, consistency and modulation.

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

Race Face AR Offset 30 29" Rims Laced to DT Swiss 370 HubsA light and tough alloy wheel made for the demands of the EWS Enduro series, these are trail-tested to be durable and responsive. At 30mm internal width, they pair well with today's wider trail tires.

Maxxis Minion DHR II TiresThe 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.

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: Trail, All-Mountain
  • Wheel Size: 29"
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 2
  • Fork: RockShox Lyrik Select+
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Travel (mm): 140
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.5
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM NX Eagle™ 148 DUB, 30t - 170mm (S-L), 175mm (XL)
  • 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 Code R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R 35 x 780mm
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: Race Face Ride 50mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Race
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6mm
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 370 15x110mm Front / 12x148mm Rear with XD Driver
  • Rims: Race Face AR Offset 30 29" Rims
  • Spokes: DT Swiss Competition (32)
  • Tires: Maxxis DHR II 3C EXO TR | 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 566 594 618 645
Seat Tube (mm) 380 405 430 460
Stack (mm) 601 610 619 637
Reach (mm) 428 453 473 493
Standover Height (mm) 704 718 717 718
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77.1 77.0 76.8 76.6
Chainstay Length (mm) 433 433 433 433
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 29 29 29 29
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 130
Wheelbase (mm) 1178 1207 1231 1260

Other Notes

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

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