Bike Comparison

    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL R / Carbon C / 29
    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL S / Carbon C / 29
    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL XT / Carbon C / 29
    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL GX AXS / Carbon C / 29
    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29
    2022 Santa Cruz HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon CC / 29
    MSRP$3,549$4,349$5,049$5,799$8,649$8,649
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    CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    FrameCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
    ForkRockShox SIDRockShox SID SL SelectRockShox SID SL SelectRockShox SID SL SelectRockShox SID SL UltimateRockShox SID SL Ultimate
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumCarbonCarbon
    Wheel Size29″29″29″29″29″29″
    BrakesHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetNX Eagle, SRAMGX Eagle, SRAMXT, SRAMGX Eagle AXS, SRAMX01 Eagle AXS, SRAMX01 Eagle AXS, SRAM
    Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 12 Electronic1 × 12 Electronic1 × 12 Electronic
    SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel100mm100mm100mm100mm100mm100mm
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigidRigidDropperDropper
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    HIGHBALL R / Carbon C / 29
    HIGHBALL S / Carbon C / 29
    HIGHBALL XT / Carbon C / 29
    HIGHBALL GX AXS / Carbon C / 29
    HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29
    HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon CC / 29

    Gear Range

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL R / Carbon C / 29

    27 mph

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL S / Carbon C / 29

    29 mph

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL XT / Carbon C / 29

    29 mph

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL GX AXS / Carbon C / 29

    29 mph

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29

    29 mph

    Santa Cruz HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon CC / 29

    29 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    HIGHBALL R / Carbon C / 29

    HIGHBALL S / Carbon C / 29

    HIGHBALL XT / Carbon C / 29

    HIGHBALL GX AXS / Carbon C / 29

    HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29

    HIGHBALL X01 AXS / RSV / Carbon CC / 29

    Fork

    RockShox Sid SL Base, 100mm, w/Remote

    RockShox Sid SL Select+, 100mm w/Remote

    RockShox Sid SL Select+, 100mm w/ Remote

    RockShox Sid SL Select+, 100mm w/Remote

    RockShox Sid SL Ultimate, 100mm, 29" w/Remote

    RockShox Sid SL Ultimate, 100mm, 29" w/Remote

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

    Shimano XT 68/73mm Threaded BB

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm

    Headset

    Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset

    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated

    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated

    Stem

    RaceFace Aeffect

    SRAM Atmos 6k Stem, 70mm

    SRAM Atmos Stem, 60mm

    SRAM Atmos 6k Stem, 70mm

    Syntace LiteForce

    Syntace LiteForce

    Handlebar

    RaceFace Ride

    SRAM Atmos Flat Bar, 31.8x760

    Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Flat Bar

    Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon, 760x7mm rise

    Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Flat Bar

    Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Flat

    Saddle

    WTB Silverado Race Saddle

    WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

    WTB Silverado Medium Cromoly SL Fusion Saddle or WTB Volt

    WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

    WTB Silverado Team Saddle

    WTB Silverado Team Saddle or WTB Volt

    Seatpost

    RaceFace Ride, 27.2

    RaceFace Next, 27.2, 400mm

    RaceFace Next

    RaceFace Next, 27.2, 400mm

    Rockshox Reverb AXS Xplr, 27.2

    Rockshox Reverb AXS Xplr, 27.2

    Grips

    ESI Chunky Grips

    ESI Chunky Grips

    ESI Chunky

    ESI Chunky Grips

    ESI Chunky Grips

    ESI Chunky

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    Shimano XT M8100, 12spd

    SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM X01 Eagle AXS, 12spd

    SRAM X01 Eagle AXS, 12spd

    Front Derailleur

    SRAM OneLoc

    SRAM OneLoc

    SRAM OneLoc

    SRAM OneLoc

    SRAM OneLoc

    SRAM TwistLoc Remote

    Crank

    SRAM Stylo 148 DUB 34t

    SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 34t

    Shimano XT M8120 34t

    SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 34t

    SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB 34T (170mm S, 175mm M-XL)

    SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB, 34t

    Shifters

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    Shimano XT M8100, 12spd

    SRAM GX AXS Controller

    RockShox Reverb AXS Controller

    SRAM GX AXS Controller

    Cassette

    SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t

    SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

    Shimano XT M8100, 12spd, 10-51t

    SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

    SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

    SRAM XG1295 Eagle 10-50T

    Chain

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

    Brakes

    SRAM Level T

    SRAM Level TL

    Shimano XT 8100

    SRAM Level TL

    SRAM Level TLM

    SRAM Level TLM

    Wheels
    Rims

    RaceFace AR Offset 27 29" Rims

    RaceFace AR Offset 27 29" Rims

    RaceFace ARC Offset 27 29" Rims

    RaceFace ARC Offset 27 29"

    Reserve 28 XC 29" Carbon Rims

    Reserve 28|XC Carbon Rim

    Spokes

    Sapim Race

    Sapim Race

    Sapim D-light

    Sapim D-light

    Front Hub

    SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h

    DT Swiss 370, 15x110, Torque Cap, 6 bolt, 28h

    Industry Nine 1/1, 110x15, Centerlock, 28h

    i9 1/1, 15x110, Centerlock, 28h

    Industry Nine 1/1, 110x15, Centerlock, 24h

    Industry Nine 1/1, 110x15, Centerlock, 24h

    Rear Hub

    SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h

    DT Swiss 370, 12x148, XD, 28h

    DT 350, 12x148, MicroSpline, Centerlock, 28h

    i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, Centerlock, 28h

    Industry Nine 1/1, 148x12, XD, Centerlock, 24h

    Industry Nine 1/1, 148x12, XD, Centerlock, 24h

    Tires

    Front: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR

    Front: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR

    Front: Maxxis Aspen, 29"x2.4WT, EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Aspen, 29"x2.35, EXO, TR

    Front: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR

    Front: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO, TR

    Front: Maxxis Aspen, 29"x2.4WT, EXO, TR, Rear: Maxxis Aspen, 29"x2.35, EXO, TR

    Disk Rotors

    Avid Centerline 160mm

    Avid Centerline 160mm

    Shimano XT, Ice Tech, Centerlock, 160mm

    Avid Centerline Centerlock, 160mm

    SRAM CLX Center Lock 160mm

    SRAM CLX Center Lock 160mm