Tallboy Carbon C S Reserve

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Santa Cruz

Tallboy Carbon C S Reserve
$6,199.99

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If ever there was a gravity riders' XC bike, the Tallboy is it.

The new 120mm Tallboy takes a leap further into what short-travel bikes really are capable of. With kick-ass lower-link VPP suspension, a streamlined design, the typical Santa Cruz refinement, and rather radical geometry, the Tallboy is back to being a genre-bending folk hero.

Sure, 10mm more travel might only seem like one small step, but coupled with a lower link-driven VPP suspension design, this is one giant leap for the Tallboy.

It's the kind of bike that makes you sprint while going up, along, over, or down due to the maximum efficiency of the VPP design and responsive, lightweight chassis. But, because it shares the same engineering principles as our longest travel bikes, the progressive lower link-mounted shock feels equally at home doing cross-country as it does in extreme-country. Paired with a 130mm fork, the new Tallboy becomes ever more appealing to riders who like to open it up.

And, the geometry, that's a big part of what's going on...

Established theory suggests shorter travel bikes get ridden slower, therefore require steeper and more conservative geometries. In reality though, when was the last time you ever throttled back on a fun trail because you weren't on a bigger bike? Knowing your answer, we mimicked our longer travel geometry to create a bike with a 65.5-degree head-angle, generous front center, and short-offset fork, something rarely seen on a bike of this ilk.

And, the radical thinking doesn't stop there. The Tallboy's short-short 430mm chainstays have +/- 10mm of rear axle adjustment to ensure riders of all sizes and styles feel equally at home. Match that to a relatively low BB (335mm and 37.5mm drop), and you've got a combo that's ready to haul into every pocket turn and launch out the other side.

Build Highlights
- Carbon CC frame
- RockShox Pike Select+ 130mm fork
- FOX Float Performance Elite DPS rear shock
- Santa Cruz Reserve carbon 29-inch rims
- Maxxis Minion tires
- 12-speed SRAM X01 drivetrain
- RockShox Reverb Stealth dropper seatpost

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South Lamar 512.477.3472
517 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78704
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10947 Research Blvd, Austin, Texas 78759
Parmer Lane 512.637.6890
9900 W Parmer Lane, Austin, Texas 78717
Bee Cave 512.634.8844
12005 Bee Cave Road, Suite #4, Austin, Texas 78738
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3202 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78705
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Additional Information

SKU 367391
WHEEL SIZE N/A
Brand Santa Cruz
Gender Not Designated
Model Year 2020
Part Numbers

Product Variations

MPN UPC SKU COLOR SIZE COLOR DESCRIPTION
1210257 Purple Large Stormbringer Purple
1210256 Purple Medium Stormbringer Purple
1210255 Purple Small Stormbringer Purple
1210259 Purple X-Large Stormbringer Purple