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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower C XT Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2021 - Used

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Hightower C XT Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2021 - Used
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Computers solved checkers in 2007. With some fancy math, the bleep and bloop guys proved their electronic boxes would never lose the game again. Mountain biking isn't solved yet, but it feels pretty close with the Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower C XT Reserve Complete Mountain Bike. This thing seems like the best parts of everyone's favorite bikes: progressive without being uncomfortable, well-built but made to ride, and backed by one of the most respected names in the biz. This carbon model is built up with Shimano XT and Santa Cruz's guaranteed-for-life Reserve wheels for maximum utility.

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.

RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ Rear ShockSuper Deluxe Select+ is built for the latest breed of hard hitting enduro and trail bikes. Offering the ride control you need paired with a user-friendly threshold adjustment all rolled into a great high performance-to-value package. They even threw in Maxima Plush fluid to reduce friction and silence noise.

Shock AdjustmentsSeparate and Independent Open / Threshold Positions, Air Spring Pressure, External Rebound

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Molded Rubber Swingarm and Downtube Protection

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

Fox 36 Float Performance EliteWith lower leg pressure bleeders, a floating axle, and the famous GRIP2 damper, these forks are straight out of the EWS pits. Smooth and tuneable, there's no better fork on the planet. Performance 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 AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, High-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (8-Clicks), Low-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (16-Clicks)

VVC (Variable Valve Control)VVC is a proprietary variable valve control system that allows for external fine-tuning of suspension performance. VVC achieves with the twist of a knob what typically requires the time consuming and complicated task of completely disassembling and reassembling the fork.

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

Santa Cruz Reserve 30 29" Carbon Rims Laced to DT Swiss 350 HubsWhether it's a sunset lap with friends or a race run against the clock, a broken wheel ruins any ride. SC set strength and impact resistance as their highest priority, but strength doesn't have to mean uncomfortably stiff. Their wheels are compliant enough to avoid that harsh "wooden" ride that gives some carbon rims a bad name offroad. Santa Cruz only makes offroad bikes, so they have the privilege of being able to focus purely on the mountain bike experience. Everything from the thickness of rim beads to external spoke hole reinforcements comes purely from their experience of knowing what riders need at every level—from international racing to your local trails.

Maxxis Minion DHR II TiresA real rider's tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can't be beat. With MaxxGrip up front and MaxxTerra compound on the rear, this is a no-compromise rubber setup.

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: Trail, 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: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Travel (mm): 145
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.7
  • Shifters: Shimano XT M8100
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100
  • Crankset: Shimano XT M8100, 30T
  • Cassette: Shimano XT M8100, 10-51t
  • Chain: Shimano XT
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT 8120
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano XT 8120
  • Rotors: Shimano XT RT-86 Ice Tech 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz 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: Santa Cruz Reserve 30 Carbon
  • Spokes: Sapim D-Light (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxGrip EXO TR | 29 x 2.4"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra EXO TR | 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame, Bearings, and Rims)
Size S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 566 594 618 645 679
Seat Tube (mm) 380 405 430 460 500
Stack (mm) 601 610 619 637 660
Reach (mm) 428 453 473 493 518
Standover Height (mm) 704 718 717 718 709
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77.1 77.0 76.8 76.6 76.3
Chainstay Length (mm) 433 433 433 433 433
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 29 29 29 29 29
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 130 155
Wheelbase (mm) 1178 1207 1231 1260 1301

Other Notes

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

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