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Santa Cruz Bicycles Megatower C R Complete Mountain Bike 2019

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Megatower C R Complete Mountain Bike 2019
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The carbon fiber answer to the dreams of hardcore riders' wishlists, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Megatower C R Complete Mountain Bike combines 29" wheels, all-world versatility, and long-travel suspension for the most capable bike you're likely to encounter this year. Its steep seat tube works with the proven VPP® design to make for a climber that stays planted on the tech-est of climbs, without siphoning off energy through pedal bob. It flies on singletrack and rolling sections, and really comes alive on descents--160mm travel plus a 65° head angle means it'll tear up the hairiest downhills. This R-level SRAM NX build is the easiest way to get rolling on one of the most anticipated bikes we've seen in quite some time.

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.

160mm 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.

RockShox Super Deluxe Select Rear ShockDoing what the Pike did for forks, the Super Deluxe rear shock has a new damping system, a new bushing design, and virtually no friction. On the trail, this translates to traction and tracking like you've never felt.

Lower Link Flip Chip for Geo Adjustment (+/- 3.5mm BB Height)Preserves BB height for "over-forkers" and allows even the most sensitive riders the ability to fine-tune their ride.

Dropout Flip ChipAllows 10mm chainstay length adjustment.

Bolt-On Shuttle Guard/Downtube Protector + Shock FenderTo ward off wayward rocks and the sandpaper effect of tailgate transport. The integrated fender works to keep crud out of the suspension.

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

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Integrated Headset

36t Chainring Clearance

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Forged Upper and Lower Links

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Double Sealed Pivots for Long Bearing Life

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

Recessed Lower Link Protected from Rock Strikes

Collet Axle Pivots Lock In Place Without Pinch Bolts

Leverage Curve Designed to Work With Coil or Air Shocks

Shock AdjustmentsLever Actuated Open, Medium, Firm Modes | Rebound Adjust | Air Spring Pressure

Fork

RockShox Yari RCYari brings Lyrik’s acclaimed look and proven features – 35mm chassis, Fast Black upper tubes and new DebonAir™ air spring – to a wider audience. The Motion Control™ damper features Rapid Recovery™ rebound and its high-speed compression circuit is tuned to match the feeling of the Charger™ damper.

Fork AdjustmentsExternal Rebound, Low Speed Compression, Air Spring Pressure

Drive Train

SRAM NX Eagle™ DrivetrainEagle™ Technology revolutionized the mountain bike experience by offering riders a 1x drivetrain solution that is purpose-built to be lightweight, strong and intuitive, with the gear range to ride on any terrain. NX Eagle™ drivetrain is the newest addition to the Eagle™ 1x ecosystem, and shares technologies with XX1, X01 and GX drivetrains, which makes it 100-percent compatible within the Eagle™ ecosystem. NX Eagle™ delivers an ease of entry that will bring the benefit of Eagle™ range and Eagle™ performance to more riders than ever before.

Brakes

SRAM Guide RE BrakesetOriginally designed for heavy and fast E-MTBs, SRAM's Guide RE brakes combine proven Guide R lever assembly with a powerful 4-piston caliper derived from the gravity-focused Code brakes. Guide RE provides real, usable on-trail control—optimal power and modulation mean speed can be controlled in all terrain and in all situations, both uphill and downhill.

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

WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29" Rims Laced to SRAM MTH 716/746 Hubs32 DT Swiss Competition spokes are triple-crossed to SRAM's aluminum trail hubs, giving you solid trail feel, quick engagement, and all-mountain durability.

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 Minion DHR II | Rear TireThe 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. Pair it with a Minion DHF up front for the ultimate aggressive trail riding tire combo!

Additional Features

Race Face Aeffect Dropper PostA budget friendly but rock solid option for riders wanting to enter the dropper market. A sealed damping system wrapped in 7075 aluminium makes for a lightweight dropper that can take the hits, complete with internal cable routing compatible with modern frame design.

e13 TRS Race SL Chainguide

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: RockShox Yari RC
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 160
  • Front Travel (in): 6.29
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select
  • Rear Travel (mm): 160
  • Rear Travel (in): 6.29
  • Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM NX Eagle™ 148 DUB 30t - 170mm
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1230 11-50t
  • Chain: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG 05 e13 TRS Race SL
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Guide RE
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Guide RE
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 200mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: Race Face Chester 40mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Race
  • Seatpost: Race Face Aeffect Dropper, 31.6 - 125mm (S), 150mm (M-XXL)
  • Hubs: SRAM MTH 716 / 746, 32h
  • Rims: WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0
  • Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO+ | 29 x 2.5"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C EXO+ | 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 596 619 646 680
Seat Tube (mm) 405 430 460 500
Stack (mm) 616 625 643 666
Reach (mm) 450 470 490 515
Standover Height (mm) 714 713 711 708
Head Tube Angle (°) 65 65 65 65
Seat Tube Angle (°) 76.7 76.6 76.3 76
Chainstay Length (mm) 435 435 435 435
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 343 343 343 343
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 29 29 29 29
Head Tube Length (mm) 100 110 130 155
Wheelbase (mm) 1207 1231 1260 1295

Other Notes

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

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