2018 Santa Cruz
Hightower LT CC XX1

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13898 Small, Gloss Slate and Grey £6699.00 Order Now »
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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 CC
Fork :FOX 36 F150 Factory
Shock :FOX Float Factory DPX Kashima
Rear Derailleur :SRAM XX1 Eagle
Shifters :SRAM XX1 Eagle
Crankset :SRAM XX1 Eagle 30T
Cassette :SRAM XG1295 Eagle 10-50T
Chain :SRAM XX1 Eagle 12 SPD
Bottom Bracket :SRAM GXP Team BB
Brakes :SRAM Guide Ultimate
Brake Rotors :Avid Centerline 180mm
Headset :Cane Creek 110 IS Integrated Headset
Bars :Santa Cruz Bicycles AM Carbon Bar 35x800
Stem :Race Face Turbine R 50mm
Grips :Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
Front Hub :I9 15x110mm 28H Front Hub
Rear Hub :I9 148x12 28h Rear Hub XD
Rims :E13 TRS+ 29 28h 30mm
Spokes :Santa Cruz Reserve 30 Carbon Rim
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 AL Silver Nipples (28)
Seat Post :Stans Sealant 2oz
Saddle:RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6

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