2017 Santa Cruz
Highball C S

Highball C S - photo 1
Click any image to enlarge
ID Option Price Order
11219 Small, Gloss Grey/Red - 27.5 only £2899.00 Order Now »
11220 Medium, Gloss Grey/Red, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11221 Large, Gloss Grey/Red, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11222 Extra Large, Gloss Grey/Red, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11223 Extra Extra Large, Gloss Grey/Red, - 29 only £2899.00 Order Now »
11224 Small, Matte Black/White, - 27.5 only £2899.00 Order Now »
11225 Medium, Matte Black/White, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11226 Large, Matte Black/White, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11227 Extra Large, Matte Black/White, 27.5 or 29 £2899.00 Order Now »
11228 Extra Extra Large, Matte Black/White, - 29 only £2899.00 Order Now »

Product Description

The Highball is now available in 29” and 27.5”. You pick. We tried to keep the handling characteristics the same between the two bikes, and let the wheel size’s traits shine through. One difference –the 27.5” version has a size small, while the 29er does not, and that the 29er has an XXL, while the 27.5” does not. On the 29er, we shortened the chainstays by almost a half-inch, and stretched out the front end of the bike by about the same. This allows you to run a more modern stem/bar combo and makes the bike a little quicker in the corners. A lot of folks want to talk about head tube angle when they talk about hardtails, but we rode a lot of different options, and decided the 70.5-degree angle we used on the first Highball was spot-on. It strikes the right balance of quick handling and stability, and won’t wander on you when you’re climbing.

Despite our commitment to carbon fiber engineering and manufacturing, we know the allure of a metal bike. Perfect welds, proper heft, and a certain tangible quality makes metal an attractive materail. It's also more amenable to the placement of bolts and other hardware than carbon is, which is why we offer a single-speed dropout kit in the alloy version of the Highball, but not the carbon. If you want to get your hammerhead on, we think this is the best way to do it. In addition, we reduced the seat post size to 27.2mm, which adds some compliance you’ll appreciate when you’re 80 miles in to a 100-mile race.

The Highball is unapologetically fast, surprisingly fun, and every bit a Santa Cruz mountain bike.

15mm thru-axle fork
Full carbon frame
27.5" or 29" wheels
Bottle cage mount
142mm rear axle spacing

Product Specification

Fork :Rock Shox SID RL 100
Rear Derailleur :SRAM GX - 11 speed
Shifters :SRAM GX - 11 speed
Brakes :SRAM Level TL
Rotors :Avid Centerline - 160mm (F/R)
Crankset :Raceface Aeffect AL - 32t, 170mm (S), 175mm (M-XL)
Cassette :SRAM XG1150 - 10-42t
Chain :SRAM PC1130
Handlebar :Raceface Evolve Flat Bar - 31.8x720mm
Stem :Raceface Turbine Basic - 31.8mm
Grips :Santa Cruz Palmdale
Headset :Cane Creek 40 IS
Seatpost :Raceface Ride - 27.2x375mm
Saddle :WTB Volt Race
Front Hub :Novatec D541 Torque Cap - 15x110mm, 32h
Rear Hub :Novatec D542 - 12x142mm, 32h (XD)
Rims :RaceFace AR 24 - 32h
Spokes :DT Swiss Champion
Front Tyre :Maxxis Crossmark DC EXO TR
Rear Tyre :Maxxis Crossmark DC EXO TR
Tubes / Sealant:Stan's Sealant

Like this product? Please share it with others...

Bike Biz Top 20 Independent Bike Dealer
Testimonials - Click here to find out what our customers have to say about our service
Explore inside our shop with an interactive virtual tour
Click here to see all our best deals on bikes, forks and accessories
Get a TAX FREE bike for work with Cycle Scheme
Bike Servicing. Professional workshop for  all your servicing and maintenance needs
Spanish and French speaking staff available. Nous Parlons Français Hablamos Español
Demo Bikes. Test ride your dream bike today
Recently Viewed
  1. Santa Cruz Highball C S
NEWSLETTERS - Keep up-to-date with our latest offers!