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Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower A R Complete Mountain Bike 2022

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The Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower A R Complete Mountain Bike is the best bike for the job more often than not. In fact, it's the best for the job more than any other single bike out there. It'll climb, grind out miles, and descend without ever falling flat: it simply will not let you down. Filling the sweetest spot in the Santa Cruz line, this latest version features 145mm of rear VPP travel, a 150mm RockShox Yari up front, and the head tube has been slackened to 65°, giving it even more gravity chops than ever before. A trail bike like this will inspire the confidence to seek out more routes instead of shying away.

Product Details

Frame/Shock

Aluminum Frame

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.

Fox Float DPS Performance Rear ShockPerformance Series FLOAT DPS shocks have fewer adjustments than Factory Series (no Open mode adjust tuning range), and have black anodized air sleeve and body instead of Genuine Kashima Coat.

Shock AdjustmentsLever Actuated Open, Medium, Firm Modes, 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

RockShox Yari RCYari brings Lyrik’s acclaimed look and proven features – 35mm chassis, Fast Black upper tubes and new DebonAir™ air spring – to a wider audience. The Motion Control™ damper features Rapid Recovery™ rebound and its high-speed compression circuit is tuned to match the feeling of the Charger™ damper.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, Low Speed Compression to Lockout, External Rebound Adjust

Drive Train

SRAM NX Eagle™It's how you start that matters. Whether you're discovering the mountain for the first time or you're an MTB lifer searching for a no-nonsense, no-worries 1x drivetrain, SRAM NX Eagle is ready for action and ready to take you there. NX Eagle brings you a wide range of gear choices engineered for simplicity and durability, so you can focus on what matters most-the ride ahead. German engineered and proudly bearing the SRAM Eagle stamp of approval, NX Eagle is ready to let the world know what real riding feels like.

Brakes

SRAM G2 R BrakesetThe core of brake performance is consistency. Reliability. Trust. And with G2 R, SRAM focused on offering a premium value without compromising the heart of the operation. This brake gives riders the G2s famed “Mini-Code” power and a whole suite of SRAM standard features at an absolutely unbeatable value.

Avid CenterLine RotorsThe new CenterLine Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.

Wheelset

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.

Race Face AR Offset 30 Rims Laced to SRAM MTH HubsTough hubs connected to light and burly aluminum rims--this is a trail-ripping setup that's ready to absorb all the trail action you see. With great feel and even better durability, these wheels won't disappoint.

Additional Features

SDG Tellis Dropper PostAn absolute workhorse. A dropper post and remote combo with unsurpassed durability, reliability and simplicity all in one competitively priced package.

Price and Spec Subject to Change

Specs

  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • Used For: Trail, All-Mountain / Enduro
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: RockShox Yari RC
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 150
  • Front Travel (in): 5.9
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float DPS Performance
  • Rear Travel (mm): 145
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.7
  • Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM Descendant Eagle DUB 30T
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1230, 11-50t
  • Chain: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded
  • Brake Levers: SRAM G2 R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM G2 R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz House Grips
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3 42.5mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Race
  • Seatpost: SDG Tellis
  • Hubs: SRAM MTH 716 15x110 Front / SRAM MTH 746 12x148 Rear
  • Rims: Raceface AR Offset 30
  • Spokes: Sapim Race
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxGrip EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra EXO TR | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 567 596 619 646
Seat Tube (mm) 380 405 430 460
Stack (mm) 601 610 619 637
Reach (mm) 428 456 473 493
Standover Height (mm) 704 718 717 718
Head Tube Angle (°) 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77.1 77.0 76.8 76.6
Chainstay Length (mm) 434 434 434 434
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 29 29 29 29
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 130
Wheelbase (mm) 1179 1208 1232 1261
Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29"

Other Notes

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

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