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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower C S Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Hightower C S Complete Mountain Bike 2021
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The Hightower has always been a trail slayer, a blazing fast 29er with the downhill pedigree that comes with being a Santa Cruz. But with new geo and a lower, repositioned shock akin to its longer-travel siblings, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower C S Complete Mountain Bike has become an absolute beast. Filling the sweetest spot in the Santa Cruz line, this trail bike now features 145mm of rear VPP travel and a 150mm Lyrik Select+ up front. The head tube’s been slackened to 65°, giving it even more gravity chops.

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.

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.

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Molded Rubber Swingarm and Downtube Protection

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

Fox 36 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.

Fork AdjustmentsThree On-the-Fly Compression Damping Positions (Open / Medium / Firm), 10-Clicks of Low-Speed 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 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 HubsTough hubs connected to light and burly aluminum rims--this is a trail-ripping setup that's ready to absorb all the trail action you see. With great feel and even better durability, these wheels won't disappoint.

Maxxis Minion DHR II TiresA real rider's tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can't be beat. With MaxxGrip up front and MaxxTerra compound on the rear, this is a no-compromise rubber setup.

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: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 36 Float Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 36
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Travel (mm): 145
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.7
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle™ 148 DUB, 32t
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1275 Eagle™, 10-50t
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Burgtec Alloy
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Pro
  • Seatpost: Rockshox Reverb Stealth
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 370 15x110 Front / 12x148 XD Rear
  • Rims: Race Face AR Offset 30
  • Spokes: Sapim Race
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxGrip EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 567 596 619 646 680
Seat Tube (mm) 380 405 430 460 500
Stack (mm) 601 610 619 637 660
Reach (mm) 428 453 473 493 518
Standover Height (mm) 704 718 717 718 709
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77.1 77.0 76.8 76.6 76.3
Chainstay Length (mm) 434 434 434 434 434
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 29 29 29 29 29
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 130 155
Wheelbase (mm) 1179 1208 1232 1261 1301

Other Notes

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

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