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Customize this Santa Cruz Bronson frameset using the first-rate, precision Shimano XTR Trail 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.