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Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy C XT Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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The Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy C XT Complete Mountain Bike will surprise you with its big hit potential. The numbers tell you it's a 120mm travel bike, whippet-fast and wicked maneuverable. This much is true. What's not apparent until you ride it is this thing will fall right into the pack with bikes that are way bigger than it on downhills. This is Santa Cruz's idea of an XC bike, and their heavy duty pedigree shows up in every turn, rock garden, and side hit. This Tallboy will definitely pedal all day, but it's down for some shenanigans too. With Shimano's new XT 12 speed group, you're looking at a crisp machine.

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 DPS Performance Elite Rear ShockPerformance Elite shocks have all the same internals as Fox Factory models, just without the Kashima coating. Simply put, this is a highly tuneable and smooth shock made for aggressive trail riding.

Shock AdjustmentsLever Actuated Open, Medium, Firm Modes, Open Mode Adjust Tuning Range (1 / 2 / 3), Air Spring Pressure, External Rebound

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Dropout Flip ChipAllows 10mm chainstay length adjustment.

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

Fox 34 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. In other words, this fork is as good as it gets!

Fork AdjustmentsFIT4 3-Position Lever Adjust (Open, Medium, Firm), Open Mode Adjust (22 Clicks), Rebound, Air Spring Pressure

Drive Train

Shimano XTShimano XT is the original mountain bike groupset trusted by generations of mountain bikers around the world. Whatever the trail, whatever you ride, XT is your solution for mountain biking today. Reliable shifting. Superior braking. Intuitive maintenance. XT is the high-performance workhorse you can count on.

Brakes

Shimano Deore XT Trail BrakesetWith four pistons controlled by Shimano's famous light action, these brakes deliver consistent performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions. With finned Ice Tech pads, there's no fade even on long descents.

Shimano Ice Tech RotorsThis compact and lightweight rotor features rapid heat dissipation, reducing fade.

Wheel Set

Race Face ARC Offset 27 29" Rims Laced to DT Swiss 350 HubsTrail feel, durability, and light weights: get it all in this high-performance race wheelset. There are no compromises in these alloy rings of heaven, they're ready for aggressive trail rides at any time.

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 TireA real rider's tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can't be beat.

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

  • Used For: XC, Trail
  • Wheel Size: 29"
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 34 Performance Elite
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 34
  • Front Travel (mm): 130
  • Front Travel (in): 5.1
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float DPS Performance Elite
  • Rear Travel (mm): 120
  • Rear Travel (in): 4.7
  • Shifters: Shimano XT M8100
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100
  • Crankset: Shimano XT M8100, 32t
  • Cassette: Shimano XT M8100, 10-51t
  • Chain: Shimano XT
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT M8120
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano XT M8120
  • Rotors: Shimano XT RT-86 Ice Tech 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: Race Face ARC Offset 27
  • Spokes: Sapim Race (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR | 29 x 2.3"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II EXO TR | 29 x 2.3"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings)
Size XS S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 539 567 596 619 646 678
Seat Tube (mm) 370 380 405 430 460 500
Stack (mm) 592 601 610 619 637 656
Reach (mm) 400 425 450 470 490 515
Standover Height (mm) 681 696 708 706 702 702
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7 65.7
Seat Tube Angle (°) 76.8 76.7 76.6 76.4 76.2 76.0
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 430 430 430 430
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 335 335 335 335 335 335
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 38 38 38 38 38 38
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 120 140 160
Wheelbase (mm) 1129 1158 1187 1211 1239 1272

Other Notes

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

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