Santa Cruz Hightower 2 CC X01 (2020)
6.369,00 €
UVP: 7.399,00 €

including 19% VAT.

Item number: 261829

Category: MTB Fully

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Santa Cruz’ greatest hits compiled into one bike—just hit play. If ever a bike resembled your most cherished mix tape compilation, the Hightower is it. Featuring Santa Cruz’ lower-link mounted shock design, updated, adjustable geometry, this “Engineering Best Of...” assembles some of their biggest design pleasers into one belter of a road-trip companion. The Hightower has been a does-it-all-well trail bike since its inception. More maneuverable than its longer-travel sibling, the Megatower, and more at home in the steep-and-chunky than its snappy cousin Tallboy, Hightower excels when the route covers ‘all points in between,’ and descents come courtesy of some big-ass climbs. The VPP suspension’s lower-link-mounted shock creates a nearly linear leverage curve, meaning it mops up bumps of all sizes and maintains the kind of progressivity normally reserved for Santa Cruz’ V10 DH bike! 140mm of rear travel complemented by a 150mm front end gives Hightower just a bit more front and rear travel over the first generation model. Combined with a slacker 65-degree head tube angle, the Hightower still sits squarely in the Goldilocks zone, but with a touch more “Oh sh*t get me out of here” capability when the porridge gets too hot! Balancing stiffness and weight savings in all the right places is a hallmark of all Santa Cruz carbon frames and the Hightower flies the flag yet higher. The advanced composite chassis tracks well across all trail surfaces, holds a line, and is reactive to rider directions while isolating pedal-influenced inputs. The Hightower also has a bonus disc to heighten the experience—the flip chip. In the High setting, the BB height is a little higher for those tricky tech trails and/or when Plus sized tires are required. In the Low position the shock rate is more progressive, to provide additional bottom-out resistance. Whatever mood you’re in, the tone of the Hightower can be adapted to meet your individual taste. And speaking of taste, there’s a room for a water bottle inside the main frame and a threaded BB for convenience. There’s refined cable routing for better shifting performance, simpler installation, and no cable rub. On top of that, there’s a tailgate shuttle guard, downtube protector, shock fender, and noise-canceling chainstay protector keeping things quiet.



Carbon CC


RockShox Lyrik Ultimate 150mm 29"


RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate


Sram X01 Eagle

Rear derailleur

Sram X01 Eagle


Sram Code RSC


Avid Centerline 180mm


Sram X1 Eagle 148 DUB, 30t - 170mm (S-L), 175mm (XL-XXL)

Bottom bracket

Sram DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB


Sram X01 Eagle 12-spd

Cassette (Sprocket)

Sram XG1295 Eagle 10-50T


Race Face ARC Offset 30 29" rims

Hubs (f/r)

front: DT 350 15x110 28H Torque Cap, rear: DT 350 148x12 28h XD


DT Competition Race (28)


Maxxis Minion DHR2 29"x2.4" 3C EXO TR, tubes: Stans Sealant 2oz


Santa Cruz Bicycles AM Carbon Bar 35x800


Race Face Aeffect R 50mm


Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips


RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6


WTB Silverado Team Saddle


Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset