2021 Santa Cruz Highball R / Carbon C / 29

A 29″ carbon frame hardtail crosscountry bike with high-end components, priced at the low end of the Highball model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Santa Cruz Highball  R / Carbon C / 29
MSRP$3,099
Front Travel100mm
FrameCarbon
ForkFox Rhythm Float 32
Wheels29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetNX Eagle
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Highball R / Carbon C / 29

27 mph

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27 mph

The Highball R / Carbon C / 29 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The Highball R / Carbon C / 29 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

Highball R / Carbon C / 29

Fork

FOX Rhythm 32, 100mm, 29", w/ Remote

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm

Headset

Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset

Stem

Race Face Aeffect

Handlebar

Race Face Aeffect

Saddle

WTB Silverado Race Saddle

Seatpost

Race Face Ride

Grips

ESI Chunky

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Crank

SRAM NX Eagle 148 DUB, 34t

Shifters

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Cassette

SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t

Chain

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Brakes

SRAM Level T

Wheels
Rims

WTB ST i25 TCS 2.0 29"

Spokes

Sapim Race

Front Hub

SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, 32h

Rear Hub

SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h

Tires

Front: Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.25", 3C, EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.25", 3C, EXO, TR

Disk Rotors

Avid Centerline 160mm

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