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Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike 2022

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike 2022
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Your Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C XT Complete Mountain Bike will get there. And when it gets there, it'll handle it with aplomb. Even if the trail's covered in plums. Slippery, rotting plums. The new mixed-wheel Bronson extends its genre-spanning reach even further than its predecessors, taking the do-it-all 150mm to Mullet Town. With a 29er leading the way, it has mindblowing grip and smooth rollover juice, while the 27.5" rear wheel helps maintain the maneuverability and playful ride that makes it Santa Cruz's best selling bike - poppy and as loose as you like. This XT build on C Carbon is the sweet spot of durability and performance, and there's not a foul word to say about it. Mountain biking rules, and the Bronson is one of the reasons why!

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

Shock AdjustmentsSeparate and Independent Open / Threshold Positions, Air Spring Pressure, External Rebound

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

27.5 / 27.5+ Wheel ClearancesClearance for up to 2.8-inch tires.

Single Grease Port on Lower Link for Swift and Easy Maintenance

Integrated Flip Chip for High/Low Setting Adjustment

Molded Rubber Swingarm and Downtube Protection

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Threaded Bottom Bracket

Integrated Headset

Fork

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, High-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (8-Clicks), Low-Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust (16-Clicks)

Fox 36 Float FactoryWith lower leg pressure bleeders, a floating axle, and the famous GRIP2 damper, these forks are straight out of the EWS pits. Their internals are the same as Factory models, the only difference is black stanchions. Smooth, tuneable, and dependable.

Drive Train

Shimano XT 12 SpeedXT is the original mountain bike groupset trusted by generations of mountain bikers around the world. Whatever the trail, whatever you ride, XT is your solution for mountain biking today. Reliable shifting. Intuitive maintenance. XT is the high performance workhorse you can count on.

Brakes

Shimano XT 8120 4-PistonThis brakeset features consistent braking performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions. The 4-piston caliper instills greater downhill confidence and control, and the system is easy to maintain with mineral oil bleeds.

Shimano Xt RT86 IceTech RotorsWith a stainless steel / aluminum / stainless steel sandwich construction, and advanced fins, these rotors shed heat and stay strong on even the longest downhill runs.

Wheelset

Mixed Wheel Sizing (S-XL Sizes)The mixed "mullet" wheel sizing of top level racers has trickled down to the rest of us: with a 29" wheel up front for maximum grip and rollover clearance, you'll have a smoother and more solid stance through rough stuff and turns. The smaller 27.5" rear wheel helps you initiate those turns, while keeping the rear end maneuverable and out of your shorts.

RaceFace ARC Offset 30 RimsTough 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.

Maxxis Minion DHF Front TireThe Minion DHF was designed for the often loose and muddy conditions of aggressive all-mountain terrain. The DHF incorporates ramped knobs for low rolling resistance and channel-cut knobs to increase gripping edges, giving straight-line control and precise cornering.

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.

Industry Nine 1/1 HubsConfident and capable of cleaning the A-line yet budget friendly to save up for a season of bucket list rides, the 1/1 hub stays true to the performance heritage of Industry Nine. Featuring a dual phased-pawl drive mechanism accomplishing 90 POE and 4° engagement by way of a six pawl driver and 45 tooth drivering, 1/1 takes a no-nonsense approach in welcoming riders to Industry Nine.

Additional Features

RockShox Reverb Stealth Dropper SeatpostDon’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 36 Float Performance Elite
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 160
  • Front Travel (in): 6.3
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Travel (mm): 150
  • Rear Travel (in): 5.9
  • Shifters: Shimano XT M8100
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100
  • Crankset: Shimano XT M8120 | 32T
  • Cassette: Shimano XT M8100 | 10-51T
  • Chain: Shimano XT 12 Speed
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT 68/73mm Threaded
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT M8120
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano XT M8120 4-Piston
  • Rotors: Shimano XT RT86 Ice Tech 203mm/180mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar 800mm | 35mm Rise
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Burgtec Bartender Pro Grip Minnaar
  • Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3 42.5mm
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Medium Cromoly SL Fusion
  • Seatpost: Rockshox Reverb Stealth
  • Hubs: Industry Nine 1/1 6-Bolt 28H
  • Rims: RaceFace ARC Offset 30
  • Spokes: Sapim Race
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C MaxxGrip EXO | 29 x 2.5" (27.5" on XS)
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C EXO | 27.5 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame and Bearings Only)
Size XS, 27.5" S, MX M, MX L, MX XL, MX
Top Tube (mm) 542 575 604 627 657
Seat Tube (mm) 370 380 405 430 460
Stack (mm) 595 619 628 637 651
Reach (mm) 402 427 452 472 497
Standover Height (mm) 698 706 727 726 725
Head Tube Angle (°) 64.5 64.5 64.5 64.5 64.5
Seat Tube Angle (°) 76.9 76.7 76.6 76.5 76.4
Chainstay Length (mm) 432 432 436 439 443
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 341 341 341 341 341
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 13 13 13 13 13
Head Tube Length (mm) 110 100 110 120 135
Wheelbase (mm) 1154 1189 1222 1249 1285
Wheel Size 27.5" (650b) Mixed Wheel Mixed Wheel Mixed Wheel Mixed Wheel

Other Notes

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

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