Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon C Sram X0 2x10 Bike with Custom Wheels

$5,981.00

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The Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon C frame is the reference for all-mountain riding and racing, and one of Santa Cruz's most versatile and popular models ever. With a 27.5" wheel size you get most of the improved roll-over-everything wheel diameter of a 29er while retaining most of the agility of a standard 26" mountain bike. Defined as an enduro racing frame, the 27.5 wheel size enabled Santa Cruz to build a taller bike with 150mm travel in a geometry that handles beautifully. The Bronson uses a one-piece, continuous carbon fiber lay-up, which allows interlocking fibers to wrap between tubes and removes any excess material from the frame, producing lightweight performance. Santa Cruz put a lot of emphasis on the performance and ride characteristics of their VPP suspension design, with adjustability of shock rates for individual designs, superb pedaling and bump smoothing characteristics. The new frame has all the trimmings demanded today: 142mm rear axle spacing, new molded rubber swingarm and downtube protectors, ISCG-05 carbon tabs, dropper seatpost internal cable routing and a 73mm threaded BB for creak-free riding. Welcome to the Santa Cruz Bronson, a new perspective on what a 6-inch travel bike can conquer. 5 year warranty. Shock pump is sold separately.

If the size you need is not in-stock, please feel free to order. We'll have it here in a matter of days.

Frame: High-Grade Carbon fiber chassis with massive chainstays and rear triangle, tapered head tube, forged upper link, 15mm aluminum pivot axles (2 lower-1 upper) rotating on angular contact bearings, titanium hardware, grease ports, replaceable dropouts and 150mm of Next Generation VPP suspension. Shock: Custom tuned CTD Fox Kashima shock. Frame Weight (Med): 5.3 lbs. Recommended Fork Travel: 150mm. Wheel Size: 27.5/650b". Seatpost: 30.9mm

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After taking a few years off, the RockShox PIKE RCT3 Solo Air comes back in the RockShox lineup, as the ultimate trail fork. A comeback has never been so amazing. Your trail could be a silky smooth ribbon of singletrack, or a rock-infested goat trail in the Alps. Either way, there is a PIKE for you. The Solo Air lets you add air to your forks through a single Schrader valve, filling both the positive and negative air spring chambers simultaneously. Giving you a plush, predictable ride you can set up in seconds, with the lightest weight air spring on the market. The Maxle Lite is a nifty 15mm thru axle system that makes your bike both lighter and stiffer. 150mm travel.

Fork Travel: 150mm
Spring: Air
Color: Black
Brake Type: Disc
Front Axle Type: 15mm Thru
Wheel Size: 27.5-inch/650b
Steerer Tube: 1-1/2" to 1-1/8" Tapered
Weight: 4.10 lbs
Disc Mount Type: Post Mount
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The high-pressure Fox Factory Shox pump will pressure all Schraeder valve front and rear air suspension systems up to 300 PSI. Built-In air gauge with micro air release button for precise adjustments.
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The lightweight Hope Pro II 15QR front disc hub represents the next evolution in hub design with performance and durability capable of handling your aggressive style. The hub body is machined from a solid billet of 2014 T6 aluminum and features high-quality sealed cartridge bearings and a 6-bolt, ISO disc rotor mount.
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This kit is priced using the Mavic XM 319 650b/27.5" disc rim, a go anywhere, mid-range disc rim for hand building wheels.

  • Maxtel: Exclusive to Mavic, Maxtal aluminum alloy boosts rim strength by over 30% compared to 6106 alloy, for lighter and better performing rims.
  • SUP (Soudé Usiné Process): Produces an extremely strong, welded and milled rim joint offering superior wheel balance.
  • High-performance cross-mountain rim with Disc-brake compatibility. Black.
  • Weight: 445 g. (32 hole)
  • Drilling: 32 hole

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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
14-17 gauge Revolution.... 153 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
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A radically redesigned version of the time honored Racing Ralph, Schwalbe took their most successful competition tire, kept the low profile lugs in the middle, and added newly designed 'U-Block' side grips for exceptional traction. The U-block is a high profile lug with a half open serration, which digs in when the bike is put on its side. All this translates into a tire that lets you get up to speed when hammering the flats, and keeps you upright when carving through a corner at speed. The SnakeSkin sidewall guards against abrasion damage, while the specifically shaped and coated tire bead quickly seals on the rim and provides safer seating without the extra weight penalty of true UST tires.

Size: 650b/27.5x2.25
Weight: 530g.
Bead: Foldable
Max PSI:54
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This kit is priced using the Mavic XM 319 650b/27.5" disc rim, a go anywhere, mid-range disc rim for hand building wheels.

  • Maxtel: Exclusive to Mavic, Maxtal aluminum alloy boosts rim strength by over 30% compared to 6106 alloy, for lighter and better performing rims.
  • SUP (Soudé Usiné Process): Produces an extremely strong, welded and milled rim joint offering superior wheel balance.
  • High-performance cross-mountain rim with Disc-brake compatibility. Black.
  • Weight: 445 g. (32 hole)
  • Drilling: 32 hole

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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
14-17 gauge Revolution.... 153 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
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A radically redesigned version of the time honored Racing Ralph, Schwalbe took their most successful competition tire, kept the low profile lugs in the middle, and added newly designed 'U-Block' side grips for exceptional traction. The U-block is a high profile lug with a half open serration, which digs in when the bike is put on its side. All this translates into a tire that lets you get up to speed when hammering the flats, and keeps you upright when carving through a corner at speed. The SnakeSkin sidewall guards against abrasion damage, while the specifically shaped and coated tire bead quickly seals on the rim and provides safer seating without the extra weight penalty of true UST tires.

Size: 650b/27.5x2.25
Weight: 530g.
Bead: Foldable
Max PSI:54
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Specifically designed for wider rims, Stan's No Tubes 25mm rim tape is your wingman on the trail, designed to keep your ZTR rims airtight. Can be used as a lightweight rim tape on any rim. 10 yards x 25mm (1 roll tapes 5 rims - 7 grams per application).

Specifically designed for wider rims, Stan's No Tubes 21mm rim tape can be used as a lightweight rim tape on narrower rims. 10 yards x 21mm (1 roll tapes 5 rims - 5 grams per application).
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The Stan's No Tubes custom 44mm Presta valve stem converts most 700c rims to tubeless when used with NoTubes 21mm yellow tape and sealant (sold separately). This valve will seal most existing rims that have an inner valve stem hole of 6-8mm. Removable valve core allows easier application of tire sealant. (Rims with no inner spoke holes do not require the yellow spoke tape.)
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Size: 650b/27.5 x 2.1-2.3, Removable Presta valve
Valve length: 32mm
Weight: 220 grams
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The wheels that you have purchased require no rim strip and include a valve stem for tubeless use. Additionally, the tires that you have selected may be used without tubes. This tubeless technology requires sealant to maintain air pressure.

Sealant helps stop many leaks and flats incurred during normal riding conditions. The solution can be used year round, even in sub freezing temperatures.
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Sram has taken their industry leading 2x10 technology and put it in an affordable package with the Sram X0 10-speed carbon crankset. The separate sets of front chainrings are designed to work in harmony with their mate (26 with 39, or 28 with 42). It is not recommended to interchange factory chainrings because every crankset from the factory has been dialed in to shift impeccably.
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Threading: English
Weight: 128 g.

For use with Sram cranksets

While other systems rely on side loading the bearings to eliminate play (which causes premature bearing wear), the SRAM GXP bottom bracket system is different. The GXP system positions the left side bearing between the spindle and the left crankarm, while allowing the drive-side bearing to float axially on the spindle, thereby eliminating the necessity to side-load bearings during adjustment. GXP's design allows greater variation in BB shell alignment, maintaining precision and performance regardless of thread and construction irregularities in the frame. Installation is simple: once it is tightened to the proper specifications you are ready to roll with a worry free bottom bracket employing two bicycle specific cartridge bearings and eight seals for a smooth and long lasting ride.
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SRAM X0 2x10-speed trigger shifters are compatible with 1:1 exact actuation front and rear derailleurs for 2x10 configurations. When changing gears, the shifter has a very positive feel, so you know exactly how many gears you've shifted. Compatible with Sram's Matchmaker clamp system to eliminate clutter on the handlebars.
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The Sram X0 front derailleur uses the same revolutionary short cage shape of its XX big brother. The short cage allows full access to your 10-speed cassette from either front chainring, eliminating chain rub on the derailleur cage. The rigid, stainless steel cage offers quick, expert shifting, while stainless bolts and rivets increase longevity.
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With a potent mix of high-grade materials, including a forged aluminum body, titanium spring, and reinforced carbon composite pulley cages, the Sram X0 is a pro-ready, 10-speed rear derailleur that's lighter, stiffer, smoother and flat-out better looking than anything out there. Compatible with Sram 1:1 shifters.
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The Sram XG-1080 cassette offers an innovative approach to 10-speed cassette design. Made from heat-treated steel, the cassette employs a skeletonized dome-like construction, delivering a maximum stiffness to weight ratio. Performance is optimized by tooth profile and shift ramp design, providing quick and positive index shifting. 11-36 gearing offers the perfect range for MTB enthusiasts and trail riders.
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No weakest link here! The super narrow Sram PC 1091R 10-speed PowerChain features a PowerLock connecting link - the only secure tool-less attachment device in today's market. The chain's HollowPin construction provides smooth, precise shifting and weight savings without sacrificing strength. Other features include heavily chamfered outer plates for improved shifting, and a new inner plate finish, plus chrome hardened pin construction, for increased chain life.
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This full featured brake can stop on a dime or be feathered with precision you have to feel to believe. At a lean 315g, XO packs a huge amount of power and control into a trim package tough enough for any trail surprises. An updated TaperBore design incorporates a new air-trap feature, which prevents potentially trapped air from entering the system, while the two oversized pistons give you more stopping power. Super light carbon fiber lever blade with forged aluminum body, new HS1 rotors, aluminum hardware, pad contact and reach adjustments. Front and rear sold separately.
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Utilizing cross-drilled technology, the lightweight Avid HS1 rotors stay cool when your ride heats up, offering enhanced wet-weather performance and taking your braking to a whole new level of smooth.
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This full featured brake can stop on a dime or be feathered with precision you have to feel to believe. At a lean 315g, XO packs a huge amount of power and control into a trim package tough enough for any trail surprises. An updated TaperBore design incorporates a new air-trap feature, which prevents potentially trapped air from entering the system, while the two oversized pistons give you more stopping power. Super light carbon fiber lever blade with forged aluminum body, new HS1 rotors, aluminum hardware, pad contact and reach adjustments. Front and rear sold separately.
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Utilizing cross-drilled technology, the lightweight Avid HS1 rotors stay cool when your ride heats up, offering enhanced wet-weather performance and taking your braking to a whole new level of smooth.
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For use with low-stack, internal headset designs
Headtube: 1-1/8" Straight.
Steertube (fork): 1-1/8 to 1-1/2" Tapered.
Threadless
Weight: 150 g.

The Chris King InSet 3 Mixed Tapered headset brings King's legendary bearing quality and time-tested durability to contemporary frames with oversized headtubes. Low-stack height headset builds 7075 aluminum caps around the finest stainless steel bearings and as member of the NoThreadSet family, retains the same 10-year warranty. Black, silver, pewter, navy, mango or red.
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA90 SL stem, with lightweight 3D forged aluminum allows Easton to shave excess material while retaining maximum strength. The Top Lock clamp design and DST faceplate distribute pressure safely across the handlebar's clamping surface, making the EA90 SL safe for carbon and aluminum bars. 31.8" bar. Please select the Easton EA90 SL (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Weight: 130 grams(100 mm)
Stem Material:Aluminium

Please select the Easton EA90 SL Stem or if you would prefer a different stem, choose any stem listed in the drop-down menu.
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA70 Riser Bar, Integrating the high-performance of EA70 aluminum alloy with proprietary TaperWall technology yields Easton's strongest and most popular aluminum riser bar. At just 265 grams, the Easton EA70 Riser bar provides a true, no compromises weight and performance advantage. Available in 40mm or 20mm rises with popular 9º back sweep and 685mm width for precise steering and a customizable cockpit. Black.

Material: Aluminum
Clamp Diameter: 31.8mm
Bend: 9 deg.
Rise: 20 or 40mm
Width: 685mm
Weight: 265 g.

Please select the Easton EA70 Riser Bar or if you would prefer a different Bar, choose any Bar listed in the drop-down menu.
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The Da Bomb Holy Shift Locking Grips are beautifully simple and offer a bomber hold with any hand position, wet or dry. A soft outer layer of Kraton rubber features a unique grid pattern on half of the grip. When you wrap your fingers around the grip they immediately fall into place within the grid for a secure hold. Plus, the grid offers the ability to move your hands around and still maintain grip in the pattern. The Holy Shifts are perfect for carbon bars because the internal plastic sleeves protect the carbon, while double lock-on clamps secure grips in place. (Clamps included.)
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This kit is priced using the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle Please select the Race Evolution (the first selection) from the drop-down menu.

Rail Material: Tubular Titanium
Weight: 248 g.

  • Race Evolution combines ergonomic comfort and pro-level performance
  • A recessed center channel is comfortable against soft tissues
  • Newtech foam delivers maximum cushioning
  • Shell is tuned for the perfect combination of flex and stiffness
  • Lightweight tubular titanium rails

Length: 282mm
Width: 136mm

Please select the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle or if you would prefer a different Saddle, choose any Saddle listed in the drop-down menu.
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost, Easton's EA70 Zero seatpost is built with high-end TaperWall aluminum tubing and features a 2-bolt integrated head, allowing micro adjustments of the saddle position. Sleek, low-profile saddle clamp provides excellent stability, grip and saddle compatibility. Please select the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Weight: 250 grams(30.9 mm)
Seatpost Material:Aluminium

Please select the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost or if you would prefer a different Seatpost, choose any Seatpost listed in the drop-down menu.

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Description

Customize this Santa Cruz Bronson frameset using the first-rate, precision SRAM X0 groupset and custom hand-built wheels. If you need some assistance, please don't hesitate to call us at 800-688-8600 and let us answer your questions and guide you through the process.

Santa Cruz Bikes enters the 650b/27.5 wheel size with the introduction of the Santa Cruz Bronson all-mountain frame. With a 27.5" wheel size you get most of the improved roll-over-everything wheel diameter of a 29er while retaining most of the agility of a standard 26" mountain bike. Billed as an enduro racing frame, the 27.5 wheel size enabled Santa Cruz Bicycles to build a taller bike with 150mm travel in a geometry that handles beautifully. The Bronson uses a one-piece, continuous carbon fiber lay-up, which allows interlocking fibers to wrap between tubes and removes any excess material from the frame, producing lightweight performance. Santa Cuz put a lot of emphasis on the performance and ride characteristics of their VPP suspension design, with adjustability of shock rates for individual designs, superb pedaling and bump smoothing characteristics. The new frame has all the trimmings demanded today: 142mm rear axle spacing, new molded rubber swingarm and downtube protectors, ISCG-05 carbon tabs, dropper seatpost cable routing and a 73mm threaded BB for creak-free riding. Welcome to the Santa Cruz Bronson, a new perspective on what a 6-inch travel bike can conquer.

Frame: Carbon fiber chassis with massive chainstays and rear triangle, tapered head tube, carbon fiber upper link, 15mm aluminum pivot axles (2 lower-1 upper) rotating on angular contact bearings, titanium hardware, grease ports, replaceable dropouts and 150mm of Next Generation VPP suspension. Shock: Custom tuned CTD Fox Kashima shock. Frame Weight (Med): 5.3 lbs. Recommended Fork Travel: 150mm. Wheel Size: 27.5/650b". Seatpost: 30.9mm Sizes: SM, MD, LG, or XL. Colors: Tennis yellow or Matte carbon/ orange.


Model Number
santa-cruz-snaajnbe-c15
Item Code
SNAAJNBE-C15