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Santa Cruz Highball C GX AXS - 2024

Santa Cruz Highball C GX AXS
$4,899.00
Color:
Gloss Black and Green
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This item is not permitted to be shipped, however, it can be purchased online and picked up at any of our 7 locations.

Details

Wide open, dawn to dusk.

The Highball is our race-bred XC hardtail.

When the trail (or the competition) calls for the direct drive efficiency that only a hardtail can offer, the Highball is the choice. It looks straightforward but that belies the high-tech features and design hidden within. This is a modern take on the simple machine that many still choose to put battery acid in their thighs and fire in their lungs in order to conquer something. Whether you’re chasing medals, personal demons, or just some riding buddies, this is a hardtail you’ll be happy to log long hours upon.

Hard on the throttle, soft on the body

Hardtails are about as subtle as bikes come, and in the case of the Highball, simplistic refinement belies engineering effort. We’ve learned from our road biking pals that a great deal of a hardtail’s compliance comes from the Seatpost: the smaller the diameter, the softer the feel, and with more seat posts exposed to daylight, more compliance is had— which is the reason the Highball features low slung top tube and the smaller, 27.2mm diameter post. But you need not be sitting to recognize the ‘soft’ feel of the Highball— the dropped seat stays are made of custom laminate, finely tuned here in Santa Cruz for vertical compliance— and they’re oriented to isolate the top tube from high-speed trail chatter, reducing feedback to the, uh, engine.

Sizes:
Frame SizeSmallMediumLargeX-Large
Reach (mm) 415 440 460 490
Stack (mm) 596 605 614 633
Head Tube Angle 67° 67° 67° 67°
Seat Tube Length (mm) 405 430 470 530
Front Center (mm) 693 719 743 781
BB Height (mm) 313 313 313 313
BB Drop (mm) 60 60 60 60
Wheelbase (mm) 1119 1145 1169 1207
Rear Center (mm) 426 426 426 426
Head Tube Length (mm) 95 105 115 135
Top Tube Length (mm) 595 619 642 677
Seat Tube Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
Standover Height (mm) 707 704 739 755
Sizes:
Frame SizeRider Height (in)Rider Height (cm)
Small 5'0" - 5'5" 152 - 165
Medium 5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178
Large 5'10" - 6'1" 178 - 185
X-Large 6'1" - 6'6" 185 - 198

Specs

Frame Carbon C
Fork RockShox Sid SL Select+, 100mm, w/Remote
Rims RaceFace ARC Offset 27 29"
Hubs Front: DT Swiss 370, 15x110, Torque Cap, 6-Bolt, 28h
Rear: DT Swis 370, 12x148, XD, 6-Bolt, 36t, 28h
Tires Maxxis Rekon Race 29"x2.35", EXO
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB 73mm MTB Wide BB
Crankset SRAM GX Eagle DUB T-Type Crankset. 34t
Shifters SRAM AXS Pod Bridge
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle AXS T-Type, 12spd
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM GX Eagle T-Type, 10-52t
Chain SRAM GX Eagle T-Type, Flattop, 12spd
Brakes SRAM Level Bronze Stealth 2-Piston
Rotors Avid Centerline, 160mm
Handlebars Santa Cruz Carbon
Tape/Grips SRAM Grips
Stem SRAM Atmos Stem, 60mm
Headset Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
Seatpost RaceFace Next, 27.2, 400mm
Saddle WTB Silverado Medium, CroMo
Pedals Sold Separately
Charger SRAM eTap Powerpack 1 Battery

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Gloss Black and Green / Small 192219342801 58-24257-163-2-804-001401 SAN28475544S
Gloss Black and Green / Medium 192219342818 58-24257-163-3-804-001401 HB31992055S
Gloss Black and Green / Large 192219342825 58-24257-163-4-804-001401 SAN28684501S
Gloss Black and Green / X-Large 192219342832 58-24257-163-5-804-001401 SAN28861966S

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