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Santa Cruz Bicycles Megatower C GX AXS Complete Mountain Bike 2023

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The only subtle thing about the Santa Cruz Bicycles Megatower C GX AXS Complete Mountain Bike is the way the suspension tracks along the trail. Everything about this bike is truly over the top, and that's exactly why we love it. This V2 Megatower is worthy of its name, with mega travel, mega features, and mega speed. Put your brain in a blender and shove it in the Glovebox™ because you're done thinking for a bit: this bike is pure instinct, fast and fun like nothing else out there. The sights and sounds come hard and fast with this one: from the quick buzzes of the GX AXS derailleur to your own yelps of amazement, it's a nonstop gonzo extreme mountain cycling overload. And it's fantastic. Get Mega, stay mega!

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. We even threw in Maxima Plush fluid to reduce friction and silence noise.

Shock AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, Low Speed Compression, Rebound

The Glovebox™Seal whatever you want to carry on your ride inside your downtube. Secure and easy to access, the Glovebox™ has a Tool Wallet and Tube Purse inside, to help organize your stuff too. Simply cavernous!

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

165mm Rear Travel

Bottle Cage Mount

Integrated Flip Chip for HI / LO Geometry Setting

Integrated Headset

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Size-Specific Chainstay Lengths

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Fork

Fox 38 Float Performance EliteWhen you need to go really big, reach for the 38. Optimized for 160-180mm of travel and packing the same revolutionary feature set as the 36, the 38 redefines what you think a long travel single crown fork is capable of, and sets a new benchmark for confidence, performance, and durability. This Performance Elite model features an EVOL air spring and the amazing GRIP2 damper.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure / High-Speed Compression with VVC (8 Clicks) / Low-Speed Compression (16 Clicks) / High-Speed Rebound with VVC (8 Clicks) / Low-Speed Rebound (16 Clicks)

Drive Train

SRAM GX AXSRiders want a derailleur that shifts on command, whether under climbing load or sprinting to the stage finish. The GX Eagle AXS derailleur gets it done with everything you have come to expect from our AXS connect components. The GX Eagle AXS derailleur is smart enough to protect itself thanks to its incredibly resilient Overload Clutch. Showcasing its lineage from the proven GX Eagle mechanical line, the GX Eagle AXS derailleur is there for one thing - to do the job.

Brakes

SRAM Code RSCMeet the new standard for hard-hitting, heavy-duty braking. SRAM added 15% extra piston power and 30% more volume in the lever reservoir, ensuring peak performance for the full run. And with SwingLink™ and Lever Pivot Bearing technologies, lever feel remains smooth and progressive, no matter how hard the pull. Go deeper and grab more power.

Avid CenterLine Rotors | 200mmThe 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

RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29" Rims Laced to Industry Nine 1/1 HubsBomber 6069 aluminum rims on Industry Nine's storied hubs: these wheels are meant to take a beating. They're made to handle the toughest trails around without a weight penalty, balanced and incredibly durable.

Maxxis Minion DHR II Rear TireA real rider's tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can't be beat.

Maxxis Assegai Front TireWith tall knobs that punch through dust and loam to find traction, this tire offers support and confidence on wet roots and rocks. While other tires excel only in certain conditions, the new Maxxis Assegai is built to go fast everywhere.

Additional Features

RockShox Reverb Stealth Dropper PostDon’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.

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Specs

  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • Used For: All-Mountain / Enduro
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 38 Float Performance Elite
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 38
  • Front Travel (mm): 170
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select +
  • Rear Travel (mm): 165
  • Shifters: SRAM GX AXS Shifter
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle AXS
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB | 30T
  • Cassette: SRAM XG1275 | 10-50T
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05 Mounts with OneUp Bash Guide
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code RSC
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 200mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar 800mm | 35mm Rise
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz House Grips
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3 42mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Medium Cromoly SL Fusion
  • Seatpost: Rockshox Reverb Stealth
  • Hubs: Industry Nine 1/1 6-Bolt 28H
  • Rims: RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"
  • Spokes: Sapim Race (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Assegai EXO+ MaxxGrip 29 x 2.5"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II EXO+ MaxxTerra 29 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame)
Size S M L XL XXL
Top Tube (mm) 570 595 613 638 667
Seat Tube (mm) 380 405 430 460 500
Stack (mm) 618 627 640 658 672
Reach (mm) 427 452 472 492 517
Standover Height (mm) 705 712 718 717 720
Head Tube Angle (°) 63.5 63.5 63.5 63.5 63.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77.0 77.2 77.5 77.5 77.5
Chainstay Length (mm) 437 438 441 444 448
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 343 343 343 343 343
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 30 30 30 30 30
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 115 135 150
Wheelbase (mm) 1206 1237 1266 1298 1334
Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29" 29"

Other Notes

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

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