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The Santa Cruz Tallboy aluminum cuts a whole new swath across the trail bike landscape. As a 27+ bike, in desert-dry conditions the wider tires float above the dust and provide grip where standard tires flounder, and lower tire pressures pull the Tallboy through the slickest of root sections. In its 29-inch form, the Tallboy's renowned rowdy streak comes to the fore. Happy at full gas, up or down hill, the speed and agility of the 29er configuration will have you grinning. A 68 degree head angle and 110mm of VPP travel distills the original Tallboy's playful character into something all the more mischievous. Longer reach and shorter chainstays fuel that personality, and brings the Tallboy up to date with the rest of the Santa Cruz range. A flip chip on the upper link ensures geometry remains consistent across a vast range of build kits and sizes, from S to XXL. Santa Cruz put a lot of emphasis on the suspension performance and ride characteristics of their VPP suspension design with tune ability of shock rates for individual designs, superb pedaling and bump absorption characteristics. The Tallboy frame comes with all of the geeked out details that you need to customize your rig, with internal cable routing for a dropper post. Lifetime warranty. Shock pump is sold separately. The components of the bike on the picture may differ from the actual configuration, see below for component description.
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Frame: Aluminum chassis, tapered head tube, forged upper link.
Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance, 110mm
Fork: Rock Shox Sektor Silver RL, 130mm
Headset: Cane Creek 10 series integrated
Wheels: Race Face AR 40 rims laced to Novatec D711 110x15mm front hub and D712 148x12mm rear hub with DT 14 gauge spokes, brass nipples
Tires: Maxxis Rekon EXO 3C TR 27.5x2.8
Cassette: SRAM PG1130, 11-42, 11-speed
Chain: SRAM PC1110, 11-speed
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX, 11-speed
Crankset: Race Face Aeffect, 30T
Shifter: SRAM NX
Brakes: SRAM Level with Avid Centerline 180mm Rotors
Handlebars: Race Face Ride Lo-Rise 760mm, 35mm clamp
Stem: Race Face Ride
Saddle: WTB Volt Sport
Seatpost: Race Face Ride
Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Lock-on
Weight: 32.43 lbs