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Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 C S Complete Mountain Bike 2024

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Unreasonably fun, across a wide range of trails. When you factor in everything the Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy 5 C S Complete Mountain Bike excels at, it's like five bikes in one. It's 120mm of high octane pumptrack bikepack singletrack bermslap, encased in a bombproof carbon wrapper. This Tallboy has the latest VPP® suspension design, size-specific rear ends, Glovebox™ in-frame storage, and a component spec that puts reliability over all else. Seriously: you only get to ride one bike at a time, and a Tallboy is more fun always. Show up fashionably late and finish first with the biggest grin!

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.

Fox Float Performance Rear ShockPerformance Series Float shocks have fewer adjustments than Factory Series (no Open mode adjust tuning range), and have black anodized air sleeve and body instead of Genuine Kashima Coat.

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

The Glovebox™Seal whatever you want to carry on your ride inside your downtube. Secure and easy to access, the Glovebox™ has a Tool Wallet and Tube Purse inside, to help organize your stuff too. Simply cavernous!

120mm Rear Travel

Cane Creek 40 Integrated Headset

Bottle Cage Mount

Integrated Flip Chip for HI / LO Geometry Setting

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

Size-Specific Chainstay Lengths

Fork

Fox 34 Float PerformanceSmoother, lighter, more tunable, and more capable than ever before; when it comes to a do-it-all trail fork the 34 is in a class of its own.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure / 3-Position Compression Settings (Open, Medium, Firm) / Low Speed Rebound (10 Clicks)

Drive Train

SRAM GX EagleDay in, day out, this is the Eagle ecosystem at its best. GX Eagle combines the full-featured capability of Eagle technologies, in a group that realizes the potential within every build. This is where you’ll find the best aluminum MTB crankset SRAM makes. GX Eagle has its own version of the new, 500-percent range, 10-50t cassette, for more top end speed or a more comfortable climb—should you choose to run it.

Brakes

Avid Centerline Rotors | 180mmThe new CenterLine Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.

SRAM G2 R BrakesThe internals of R function the same as SRAM's higher end offerings, but with a simplified shell. G2 R features 7% more power than our Guide Brake. More power means a lighter touch when applying braking power and better control.

Wheelset

RaceFace AR Offset 30mm 29" Rims Laced to DT Swiss 370 HubsAll-around rad AR rims are slightly tweaked with an new asymmetrical profile. Fully dialed to be stiffer, stronger and optimally balanced, these crazy-versatile rims come in every width imaginable to cover XC to plus bikes and everything in between. These rims are laced to tough DT Swiss hubs.

Maxxis Forekaster TiresThe new version of the Maxxis Forekaster is aimed squarely at modern short travel (100mm-130mm) trail bikes – aka the “downcountry” segment. Intended to be a Goldilocks tire, the new Forekaster rolls faster than a Minion or Dissector but provides more predictable cornering, climbing, and braking traction than the Aspen or Rekon.

Additional Features

Burgtec Alloy Bar

Price and Spec Subject to Change

Specs

  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • Used For: Cross Country, Trail
  • Suspension: Full Suspension
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 34 Float Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 34
  • Fork Travel (mm): 130
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance
  • Rear Travel (mm): 120
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 32T
  • Cassette: SRAM XG1275 Eagle 10-50T
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded
  • Pedals: Not Included
  • Brake Levers: SRAM G2 R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM G2 R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS
  • Handlebar: Burgtec Alloy
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz House Grips
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3 | 42mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado CrMo
  • Seatpost: OneUp V2 Dropper or RockShox Reverb
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 370 | 28H
  • Rims: RaceFace AR Offset 30 | 29"
  • Tires: Maxxis Forekaster 3C MaxxTerra EXO 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings)
Size XS S M L XL XXL
Rider Height 4'8" - 5'1" 5'1 - 5'5" 5'5" - 5'9" 5'9" - 6'1" 6'1" - 6'4" 6'4" - 6'7"
Reach (mm) 405 430 455 475 495 520
Stack (mm) 601 610 619 628 646 656
Effective Top Tube (mm) 556 580 603 623 645 671
Seat Tube (mm) 370 380 405 430 460 500
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7
Seat Tube Angle (°) 76.0 76.3 76.7 76.8 77.0 77.1
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 433 437 439 443
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 335 335 335 335 335 335
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 38 38 38 38 38 38
Head Tube Length (mm) 95 105 115 125 145 155
Wheelbase (mm) 1138 1167 1199 1227 1257 1290
Standover Height (mm) 680 693 696 698 698 701
Complete Weight (lbs) 29.9
Complete Weight (kg) 13.56
Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29" 29" 29"

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

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