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The Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon is built to serve the most technical backcountry rides, a bike that can handle all riding conditions, and then some, offering plush New Generation VPP suspension in a 27.5"/650b platform. The low bottom bracket height, short chainstays and 130mm of progressive VPP suspension produce a snappy, nimble ride, while the 67 degree head angle and the longer top tube welcomes the use of shorter stems for more precise handling and greater confidence on rapid descents. The new VPP suspension design features a top-tube-mounted, box-section upper link for durability and stiffness, and the lower link rests cleanly out of the way, dramatically improving clearance and minimizing rock strikes. Santa Cruz Bicycles 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: new Boost 148x12mm rear thru-axle, molded chainstay protector, dropper seatpost internal cable routing, 1 water bottle cage mount and a 73mm threaded BB for creak-free riding. Ride a 5010 and go where no bike has gone before. Lifetime Frame Warranty. Shock pump is sold separately.

Frame: Carbon C chassis, tapered head tube, forged upper link.
Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance DPS, 130mm
Fork: Fox 34 Float Performance, 130mm
Headset: Cane Creek 40 series tapered, cartridge bearing
Wheels: Race Face AR 27 rims laced to Novatec D641 110x15mm front hub and Novatec D642 148x12mm rear hub with DT 14/15 gauge spokes, alloy nipples
Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO 27.5x2.3, Tubeless Ready
Rear Tire: Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO 27.5x2.35, Tubeless Ready
Cassette: SRAM XG1275 Eagle 10-50t, 12-speed
Chain: SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX, 12-speed
Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle, 32t
Shifter: SRAM GX Eagle
Brakes: SRAM Guide R with Avid Centerline 180mm Rotors
Handlebars: Race Face Ride 760mm, 35mm clamp
Stem: Race Face Aeffect R
Saddle: WTB Volt Race
Seatpost: Rock Shox Reverb Stealth Dropper
Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Lock-on