Carbon CC Frame – Santa Cruz’s highest grade CC-level carbon frame is every bit as stiff and strong as their C-level frame, but weighs about 280 grams less, due to the use of lighter, stronger, and more expensive carbon fiber. Santa Cruz is also able to truly integrate the shock mounts, pivot mounts, dropouts and disc brake tabs into the structure, using all uni-directional carbon plies. The shock mount isn’t merely riveted or bonded on after curing, but is an integrated part of the fiber lay-up. This makes Santa Cruz’s carbon frames incredibly strong and able to absorb impact better than any other frame they’ve tested.
Lower Link Mounted VPP Suspension – VPP 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 Shock – Super 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 Adjustments – Air Spring Pressure | Open / Threshold Compression Lever / Rebound
Water Bottle Cage Mount – Within the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.
148mm Rear Axle Spacing
Integrated Frame Protection
Internal Cable Routing
Drive Unit / Battery
Shimano EP8 – Lighter, more powerful, and quieter? The latest motor from Shimano is an engineering marvel and a work of art. This unit is also more efficient, more customizable, and smoother. Extremely durable to boot, this is a drive unit that’ll be with you for a long time.
Shimano 630Wh Integrated Battery – Shimano’s largest capacity battery gives you more range and saddle time than ever before. It’s easily removable, making battery swaps and cable access a breeze, and is designed to go through hundreds of cycles without degradation.
Fox Float 38 Performance E-Tune – With its proven GRIP damper, this fork has adjustability to match its stiffness. On top of being beefed up for ebike use, this one has all the latest features: new lowers, a floating axle, and three on-the-fly compression setting adjustments. Stiffer and smoother than anything out there, this fork gets the most out of any trail.
Fork Adjustments – Air Spring Pressure | 3 Lever-Actuated Compression Settings (Open, Medium, Firm) | Low Speed Rebound (10 Clicks)
SRAM GX Eagle – SRAM Eagle™ drivetrains are the only 1x drivetrains that are fully system engineered for optimal performance. Eagle™ drivetrains are designed, tested and proven to deliver the lightest, highest-performing, most durable systems for all riders on any trail. Eagle™ technology provides an expanded, optimum, gear range that allows you to realize your bike’s potential beyond where it has ever been. Every SRAM GX Eagle™ component is 100% compatible with all levels of SRAM Eagle™ drivetrain systems.
SRAM Code R – Sleek, easy to use, yet immensely powerful. Code R packs a winning punch with a reliable DirectLink™ lever mated to Code’s new oversized four-piston caliper. SRAM’s signature ergonomics are supplemented by the tool-free reach adjust for a fit to each riders’ needs, to unleash Code’s superior braking power, consistency and modulation.
Avid Centerline Rotors – The new CenterLine Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.
Mixed Wheel Sizes – With a 29er up front and a 27.5″ wheel out back, this bike has the ability to roll over bigger holes at speed without sacrificing agility.
Maxxis Assegai Front Tire – With 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.
Maxxis Minion DHR II Rear Tire – A real rider’s tire choice, these Minions bring a mix of rolling resistance, wear, and performance that can’t be beat.
Race Face ARC HD 30 Rims with DT Swiss 370 Hubs – Made with 6069 aluminum alloy for superior strength, these rims have an interior diameter of 30mm — perfect for World Cup worthy levels of performance and durability. Your tires will stay in the bead no matter the conditions, and the design means you’ll enjoy a tough, stiff, and better balanced wheel with a great strength-to-weight ratio.
SDG Tellis Dropper Post – An absolute workhorse. A dropper post and remote combo with unsurpassed durability, reliability and simplicity. This post features a fully sealed cartridge system that’ll operate smoothly in the wettest, coldest, and muddiest conditions.