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The Santa Cruz 5010 Aluminum 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: Aluminum chassis, tapered head tube, forged upper link.
Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance DPS, 130mm
Fork: Fox Rhythm 34, 130mm
Headset: Cane Creek 10 series tapered, cartridge bearing
Wheels: WTB ST i25 TCS rims laced to Novatec D711 110x15mm front hub and Novatec D462 148x12mm rear hub with DT 14/15 gauge spokes, brass nipples
Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO 27.5x2.3, Tubeless Ready
Rear Tire: Maxxis Crossmark 2 EXO 27.5x2.25, Tubeless Ready
Cassette: SRAM XG1150 10-42t, 11-speed
Chain: SRAM PC1110, 11-speed
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX, 11-speed
Crankset: Race Face Aeffect, 32t
Shifter: SRAM NX
Brakes: SRAM Level T with Avid Centerline 180mm Rotors
Handlebars: Race Face Ride 760mm, 35mm clamp
Stem: Race Face Ride
Saddle: WTB Volt Race
Seatpost: Race Face Aeffect
Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Lock-on