Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon 29 - R XC Kit - Black-Aqua - 2015

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Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon R XC Kit - 2015

The Santa Cruz Tallboy is one of the most popular rides around the office, and for good reason. Santa Cruz likes to make bikes that the people in the company like to ride, and with a definite long-travel bent to most Santa Cruz offerings, perhaps it's no surprise that its XC bike is a really a short-travel trail bike.

Santa Cruz made some incremental improvements to the Tallboy last year when it received its first refresh since its introduction. Specifically, the suspension curve lost a little bit of its progressiveness at the end because modern shocks are more able to resist bottom-out than the shocks of that era were. This means a smoother trip to through the Tallboy’s travel via the FOX FLOAT CTD shock.

Santa Cruz has spec’d this C-level Tallboy with a mix of Shimano’s Deore and SLX components, a Fox Fork fork, Race Face cockpit components, and SRAM hubs laced to WTB rims. It’ll do great right out of the box, and it’s a platform ripe for upgrades as the years go on.

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  • Model Year – 2015
  • Wheel Size – 18”
  • Frame – Carbon Fiber
  • Rear Travel – 100mm
  • Rear Shock – FOX Float CTD Evolution (FOX Float CTD Adjust Factory Kashima Option)
  • Fork – RockShox Recon Gold TK Solo Air with 15mm Through Axle and Tapered Steerer
  • Headtube – Mixed Taper 1.5" Lower, 1-1/8" Upper
  • Headset – Cane Creek 10 Series Tapered, Cartridge Bearing
  • Handlebar – Race Face Evolve Flat , 31.8mm x 720mm
  • Stem – Race Face Ride
  • Grips – Santa Cruz Palmdale Lock-On
  • Brakes – Shimano Deore M615 with Shimano RT66 160mm Rotors
  • Drivetrain – 2x
  • Shifters – Shimano Deore M610
  • Front Derailleur – Shimano Deore
  • Rear Derailleur – Shimano XT M786 GS Shadow Plus
  • ISCG Tabs – ISCG 05
  • Chainguide – N/A
  • Cranks – Shimano Deore M615 2x10-Speed
  • Chainrings – 24/38 Tooth
  • BB – Included with Crankset, Standard 73mm Threaded
  • Pedals – N/A
  • Chain – Shimano SLX HG75
  • Cassette – Shimano SLX HG81, 10-Speed, 11-36 Tooth
  • Rims – WTB STi19 TCS
  • Hubs – SRAM MTH 716 Front / SRAM MTH 746 Rear
  • Spokes – DT Champion 2.0
  • Tires – Maxxis Ikon, 29"x2.2", Tubeless Ready
  • Saddle – WTB Volt Race
  • Seatpost – Race Face Ride, 375mm
  • Rear Dropouts – 142mm x 12mm Through-Axle, Includes a DT RWS Axle
  • Max Tire Size – 29" x 2.35"
  • Bottle Cage Mounts – Yes
  • Warranty – Five Year Frame, Lifetime Bearing
  • Fork Compatibility – 100-120mm

 

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