2018 Santa Cruz
Highball Carbon C S 27+

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14373 Small, Matte Carbon and White £2999.00 Order Now »
14374 Medium, Matte Carbon and White £2999.00 Order Now »
14375 Large, Matte Carbon and White £2999.00 Order Now »
14376 X Large, Matte Carbon and White £2999.00 Order Now »
14377 Small, Gloss Grey and Red £2999.00 Order Now »
14378 Medium, Gloss Grey and Red £2999.00 Order Now »
14379 Large, Gloss Grey and Red £2999.00 Order Now »
14380 X Large, Gloss Grey and Red £2999.00 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 the 69-degree angle strikes the right balance of quick handling and stability, and won’t wander on you when you’re climbing.
The carbon layup changed a bit, too, particularly in the seat stays and seat tube, and 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. All the cables route internally, now, but that doesn’t mean multiple obscenity-laden nights in the garage to get it set up. Everything has either a tunnel or an easy-to-route cable guide to make it as hassle-free as possible. The Highball has been trimmed, optimized, and strengthened to provide the very best performance we could engineer into a hardtail.
The Highball is unapologetically fast, surprisingly fun, and every bit a Santa Cruz mountain bike.

Product Specification

Weight :10.16kg / 22.4lbs
Material :Carbon C
Fork :RockShox SID RL 100
Rear Derailleur :SRAM GX Eagle
Shifters :SRAM GX Eagle
Crankset :SRAM GX Eagle 32T
Cassette :SRAM XG1275 Eagle 10-50T
Chain :SRAM GX Eagle 12 SPD
Bottom Bracket :SRAM GXP Team BB
Brakes :SRAM Level TL
Brake Rotors :Avid Centerline 160mm
Headset :Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
Bars :Race Face Evolve Flat bar 31.8x720
Stem :Race Face Ride Stem
Grips :Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
Front Hub :Novatec D641 Front Disc Hub 15x110
Rear Hub :Novatec D642 Rear Hub 12x142 (XD)
Rims :Race Face AR 24 27.5 32h
Spokes :DT Competition (28)
Nipples :Sapim Secure Lock AL Silver Nipples (28)
Front Tire :Maxxis Crossmark 27.5x2.1 DC EXO TR
Rear Tire :Maxxis Crossmark 27.5x2.1 DC EXO TR
Tubes :Stans Sealant 2oz
Seat Post :Race Face Ride
Saddle:WTB Volt Race

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