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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower CC X01 Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Hightower CC X01 Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2021
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There are few things more confidence-inspiring on a bike than knowing your gear is guaranteed. The Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower CC X01 Reserve Complete Mountain Bike is plenty tough, build from the best carbon fiber and components available, but with the added knowledge that your frame and rims are essentially good forever, you'll find yourself dropping into heavier trails with the wind at your back. One of the best bikes on the planet, the Hightower's even better now, with a repositioning of the rear shock to the lower VPP link: it climbs just as well as ever before, but descends like a bike with way more travel. Go first!

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Frame/Shock

Carbon CC FrameSanta Cruz's highest grade CC-level carbon frame is every bit as stiff and strong as their C-level frame, but weighs about 280 grams less, due to the use of lighter, stronger, and more expensive carbon fiber. Santa Cruz is also able to truly integrate the shock mounts, pivot mounts, dropouts and disc brake tabs into the structure, using all uni-directional carbon plies. The shock mount isn't merely riveted or bonded on after curing, but is an integrated part of the fiber lay-up. This makes Santa Cruz's carbon frames incredibly strong and able to absorb impact better than any other frame they've tested.

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 Ultimate Rear ShockDesigned for the latest hard-hitting enduro and trail bikes, Super Deluxe Ultimate features the ride-tuning abilities of an air spring with both compression and rebound adjustment to fine tune to any trail. With a solid threshold adjustment for pedaling performance and Maxima Plush fluid for a buttery smooth feel, riders can now easily dial in a podium-worthy ride.

Shock Adjustments+ / - Low Speed Compression Adjustment from Base Tune, Open / Threshold Positions, External Rebound, Air Spring Pressure

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 FactoryWith Kashima-coated stanchions, lower leg pressure bleeders, a floating axle, and the famous GRIP2 damper, these forks are straight out of the EWS pits. Smooth, tuneable, and definitely "factory," there's no better fork on the planet.

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

SRAM X01 Eagle™The X01 Eagle™ drivetrain signals an exciting new era of freedom and the next level of uncompromising performance for enduro racers and aggressive trail riders. Watching the world’s best racers use their parts to battle against nature, physics and time itself, has inspired SRAM to supply them with the most advanced tools we can develop. X01 Eagle™ takes everything you love about SRAM's pioneering 1x drivetrains and increases its wear life, toughness, precision, smooth and silent operation. Add to that the 10- to 50-tooth, 12-speed, Eagle™ cassette, and you have a range of gears that gives you the freedom to enjoy the benefit of 1x in any terrain, any location and at any speed. X01 Eagle™ is drivetrain freedom—how you exploit it is up to you.

Brakes

SRAM Code RSC BrakesetCode dominates the World Cup — and every downhill trail worth its salt. In the gravity world, this is the pinnacle of performance, power and control. SRAM's famous big brakes have 4-piston calipers, a large reservoir, and fistfuls of power.

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.

Wheelset

Santa Cruz Reserve 30 29" Carbon Rims Laced to DT Swiss 350 HubsWhether 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 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

Santa Cruz Carbon HandlebarDesigned and made exclusively by Santa Cruz, using everything they've learned from creating World Championship winning carbon bicycles. Each bar has a dialed amount of stiffness, keeping vibration in check and minimizing arm fatigue. Discrete markers take the pain out of set-up alignments and stealth branding keeps things class.

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

  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • 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 Factory
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 36
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate
  • Rear Travel (mm): 145
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.7
  • Shifters: SRAM X01 Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X01 Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM X1 Eagle™ Carbon 148 DUB, 30t
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1295 Eagle™, 10-52t
  • Chain: SRAM X01 Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz Bicycles 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: Santa Cruz Reserve Carbon 30
  • Spokes: Sapim D-Light (28)
  • 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, Bearings, and Rims)
Size S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 566 594 618 645 679
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) 433 433 433 433 433
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) 1178 1207 1231 1260 1301

Other Notes

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

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