2020 Santa Cruz Hightower R / Carbon C / 29

High-end component level carbon frame trail bike

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2020 Santa Cruz Hightower R / Carbon C / 29
  • MSRP $4,299
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 150mm
  • Rear Travel 140mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    RockShox Yari
  • Wheels 29″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post
Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2020 Santa Cruz Hightower R / Carbon C / 29
24 mph
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26 mph

The 2020 Hightower R / Carbon C / 29 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Hightower R / Carbon C / 29 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Estimated Spec Level
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Geometry
Build
FrameHightower R / Carbon C / 29
ForkRockShox Yari RC 150mm 29"
Rear ShockFOX Float Performance DPS
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB
HeadsetCane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
StemRace Face Ride 50mm
HandlebarRace Face Aeffect R 35x780
SaddleWTB Silverado Race Saddle
SeatpostRace Face Aeffect 150mm
GripsSanta Cruz Palmdale Grips
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX Eagle
ShiftersSRAM NX Eagle
CrankSRAM NX Eagle 148 DUB, 30t - 170mm (S-L), 175mm (XL-XXL)
CassetteSRAM PG1230 11-50t
ChainSRAM NX Eagle
BrakesSRAM Guide R
Disk RotorsAvid Centerline 180mm
Wheels
RimsWTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29" Rims
SpokesDT Competition (32)
Front HubSRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h
Rear HubSRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h
TiresMaxxis Minion DHR2 29"x2.4" 3C EXO TR
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