2018 Santa Cruz
Hightower LT C R

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Product Description

Hightower LT is designed for maximum speed in the biggest mountains. It’s truly race-bred, its design the result of the demands of racing at the EWS, Crankworx, and Andes Pacifico.
Midway through 2016, Mark Scott came to us with a request to eke more travel out of the bike. The stock 135mm wasn’t quite enough to maintain his speed on some of the rougher tracks. Our engineering team designed a new set of links that pushed travel to 146mm at the expense of some compatibility, but because Mark’s setup was a known variable, we could be very precise. We machined two sets on site, gave one to Mark, and the other to Iago Garay, a racer much more likely to take the fun line than tuck for speed.
The links went through a few iterations to find a balance of spring rate, travel, and shock compatibility. Toward the end of 2016, it became apparent that the best way to get the performance and travel required was to design a new swingarm to pair with the links, like we did with the V10. At this point the bike got a name—Hightower LT—and we pushed the travel to a full 150mm.
Starting from the Enduro World Series in Wicklow, the Santa Cruz | SRAM team have been racing on Wicklow Green production bikes—savvy internet commenters noticed the post-mount rear brake straightaway, and it's also been seen under the elusive Ratboy at Peaty's Steel City DH, Crankworx, and Megavalanche.

Product Specification

Material :Carbon C
Fork :RockShox Revalation RC 150
Shock :FOX Float Performance DPS
Rear Derailleur :SRAM NX Long Cage
Shifters :SRAM NX
Crankset :Race Face Aeffect 30T
Cassette :SRAM XG1150 CS 10-42T
Chain :SRAM PC1110
Bottom Bracket :
Brakes :SRAM Level T
Brake Rotors :Avid Centerline 180mm
Headset :Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
Bars :Race Face Aeffect R 35x780 20mm Rise
Stem :Race Face Ride 50mm
Grips :Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
Front Hub :Novatec D711 Front Hub 15x110
Rear Hub :Novatec D462 Rear Disc Hub 12x148 (XD)
Rims :WTB STP i29 TCS 29
Spokes :
Nipples :DT Competition (28)
Front Tire :Maxxis Minion DHR 29x2.4 3c EXO TR
Rear Tire :Maxxis Minion DHR 29x2.4 3c EXO TR
Tubes :Sapim Secure Lock Brass Nipples 14mm (28)
Seat Post :Stans Sealant 2oz
Saddle:RF Aeffect 31.6 Dropper

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