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Santa Cruz Bicycles
Tallboy C GX Eagle Transmission Reserve Mountain Bike

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Why We Like The Santa Cruz Tallboy C GX Eagle Transmission Reserve Mountain Bike

Whether we are ripping through singletrack or lapping trail runs with our friends, the Santa Cruz Tallboy is the answer. The Tallboy has the ability to hit outside of its weight class while remaining a fast and agile cross-country machine. With 120mm of VPP suspension and a 130mm fork, the Tallboy can handle roots, rocks, or whatever the trails can throw at it. Weighing in at a measly 29 pounds, we were surprised at how capable yet lightweight and agile this bike is. Recently, Santa Cruz revised the leverage curve for the Tallboy, giving it a lower starting ratio and a higher ending ratio, allowing for a more supportive mid-stroke and a more sensitive last third of travel. This allows us to ride higher in our travel when pedaling and to have more traction when things get rough. The Tallboy also features lower anti-squat values, resulting in better small bump sensitivity and braking performance. The Tallboy features a Glovebox frame storage compartment in the downtube of the frame for storing ride essentials, downtube and chainstay protectors for frame protection, and a Sag Window to help make setting and reading the sag of our rear shock easier.


The GX Eagle Transmission AXS build of the Santa Cruz Tallboy features some of the most advanced components on the market at a more budget-friendly price point. Starting with SRAM's new GX Eagle AXS Transmission drivetrain, this bike features the latest technology in electronic drivetrains for ultra-precise shifting. Next, Reserve's 30SL carbon fiber rims, paired with DT Swiss's 370 hubs, make for a lightweight and capable wheelset that is tough enough to take anything you can throw at them. Fox Performance Elite suspension sends this build level through the roof; it features a Fox Performance Elite 34, 130mm fork and a Float Performance Elite rear shock, making for an ultra-reliable and adjustable suspension set. To send it home, cross-country-oriented Maxxis Forekaster tires roll fast and provide traction in various conditions.


*Due to a high demand in the global supply chain and bike industry since the start of the pandemic, material weight and exact components are subject to change. We are working diligently to keep tech specs updated, and any adjustments will be of equal or better spec level. If you have any questions, reach out to a Gearhead by chatting online or calling 1-888-276-7130.


Details

  • Cross-country with extra capability and travel for trail riding
  • Carbon C frame for a lightweight and stiff frame
  • 120mm of VPP suspension makes for an ultra-efficient ride
  • Fox Float Performance Elite rear shock is adjustable and maintains traction
  • Premium electric shifting with SRAM's GX Eagle AXS Transmission
  • Reserve's 30SL carbon fiber rims are durable and lightweight
  • Fox 34 Performance Elite, 130mm fork has tons of adjustments for customization
  • Cross-country Maxxis tires offer good rolling resistance and traction
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Frame Material
Carbon C
Suspension
VPP
Rear Shock
Fox Float Performance Elite
Rear Travel
120mm
Fork
Fox 34 Float Performance Elite
Front Travel
130mm
Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
Shifters
SRAM AXS Pod Controller, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur
SRAM GX Eagle AXS T-Type, 12-speed
ISCG Tabs
ISCG-05
Crankset
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission T-Type Crankset, alloy
Chainring Sizes
32t
Crank Arm Length
[x-small] 165mm, [small, medium, large] 170mm, [x-large, xx-large] 175mm
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 73mm
Cassette
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission T-Type, XS-1275, 12-speed
Cassette Range
10-52t
Chain
SRAM GX Eagle Transmisson T-Type, Flattop, 12-speed
Brakeset
SRAM Level Bronze Stealth
Brake Type
4-Piston
Rotors
[front, rear] SRAM HS2 180mm
Handlebar
Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar
Handlebar Rise
[x-small, small, medium] 20mm, [large, x-large, xx-large] 35mm
Handlebar Width
[x-small, small, medium] 760mm, [large, x-large, xx-large] 800mm
Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips
Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3
Stem Length
42mm
Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium, CroMo
Seatpost
OneUp V2 Dropper Post, 31.6mm, or RockShox Reverb, 31.6mm, or Fox Transfer, 31.6mm
Seatpost Travel
[x-small] 100mm, [small] 125mm, [medium] 150mm, [large] 175mm, [x-large, xx-large] 200mm
Wheelset
[front, rear] Reserve 30|SL 29
Hubs
[front] DT Swiss 370, 15x110, 6-Bolt, 28h, [rear] DT Swis 370, 12x148, XD, 6-Bolt, 36t, 28h
Front Axle
15 x 110mm Boost
Rear Axle
12 x 148mm Boost
Tire Clearance
[rear] 2.5in
Tires
[front, rear] Maxxis Forekaster WT, 3C, MaxxTerra, EXO
Tire Size
[front, rear] 29 x 2.4in
Pedals
not included
Extras
SRAM eTap Powerpack battery charger, Glovebox integrated frame storage, tool wallet, tube purse, downtube protector, chainstay protector, shock fender, Flip chip
Activity
cross-country, trail
Manufacturer Warranty
[frame, handlebar, bottle cage] limited lifetime, [paint, finishes, decals] limited 3 year, [Reserve Carbon Wheel] limited lifetime

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