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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower LT CC X01 Complete Mountain Bike 2019

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Hightower LT CC X01 Complete Mountain Bike 2019
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Made to excel in the demanding Enduro World Series, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower LT CC X01 Complete Mountain Bike is an absolute trail demon. This bike climbs like the efficient 29er it is, with all the fast-rolling grip in the world, but it's on the downhills where this bike shines. 150mm of VPP travel absolutely gobbles up the rough stuff, revealing new lines and shockingly-late braking points on your favorite trails--you're going to have to readjust your riding approach and come up with some new excuses for not riding those psycho sections--because this bike can absolutely handle them. With a SRAM X01 build kit and a CC carbon fiber frame made so beefy that Santa Cruz guarantees it for life, this is all the bike you're ever going to need.

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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.

150mm 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.

Fox Float Factory DPX2Combining the best of X2 and DPS, the DPX2 features a recirculating oil damper design with the convenience of three on-the-fly compression damping positions.

Shock AdjustmentsLever Actuated Open, Medium, Firm Modes | Open Mode Adjust Tuning Range (10 Clicks) | Rebound | Air Spring Pressure

Internal Carbon TubesEnsure precise and hassle-free routing of derailleur and seat post cables.

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

Collet Axle Pivots Lock In Place Without Pinch Bolts

Double Sealed Pivots for Long Bearing Life

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Fork

Fox 36 Float Performance ElitePerformance 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 AdjustmentsFIT4 3-Position Lever Adjust (Open, Medium, Firm) | Open Mode Adjust (22 Clicks) | Rebound | Air Spring Pressure

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 RSC is built from the elements that made Guide a benchmark in contemporary brake design and performance, and delivers an extra 15% power to shine in all heavy duty applications. SwingLink™ and Lever Pivot Bearings ensure a smooth and progressive feel at the lever, while the additional 30% positive fluid volume ensures consistent performance even when braking harder, more frequently or with a heavier mass to slow down.

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 350 28h 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.

Shipping Information

Oversize Itemcan only be shipped via UPS Ground within the continental U.S.

Specs

  • Used For: 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 Elite
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 36
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float Factory DPX2
  • Rear Travel (mm): 150
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.9
  • Shifters: SRAM X01 Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X01 Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM X1 Eagle™ Carbon 148 DUB, 30t - 170mm (XS-S), 175mm (M-XL)
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1295 Eagle™ 10-50t
  • Chain: SRAM X01 Eagle™ 12-Speed
  • Bottom Bracket: 73mm Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Rotors: SRAM Centerline (200mm Front / 180mm Rear)
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: SCB AM Carbon
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: RaceFace Aeffect R 50mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Team
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6
  • Wheelset: Race Face ARC Offset 30
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 350 15x110 28h Front / DT Swiss 350 12x148 28h Rear with XD Driver
  • Rims: Race Face ARC Offset 30
  • Spokes: 32
  • Tires: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C Silkshield | 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame+Bearings Only) More 
Size S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 577 605 626 653 692
Seat Tube (mm) 390 420 450 490 510
Stack (mm) 609 614 618 628 646
Reach (mm) 398 423 443 468 498
Standover Height (mm) 710 710 713 720 727
Head Tube Angle (°) 66.4 66.4 66.4 66.4 66.4
Seat Tube Angle (°) 73.7 73.7 73.7 73.7 73.7
Chainstay Length (mm) 438 438 438 438 438
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 338 338 338 338 338
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 32 32 32 32 32
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 95 100 110 130
Wheelbase (mm) 1146 1173 1195 1223 1261
Weight (lbs) 28.97
Weight (kg) 13.14

Other Notes

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

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