Hightower

Key Features

  • Available in: Carbon C & Carbon CC
  • Wheel size: 29"
  • Frame Size Options S - XXL
  • Front travel: 150mm
  • Rear travel: 145mm

Hightower

145mm | 29"

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Our greatest hits compiled into one bike—just hit play.

Refined, not re-defined.

The Hightower’s geometry changes help modernise the bike without overstepping its intentions. We increased reach numbers to match the fit of our recent models, while also implementing our size specific chain stays for a better fore/aft balance across the size range. We slackened the head tube angle to help stability at speed, lowered the bottom bracket to compliment the better supported suspension, and increased stack in favour of modern handlebar setups. Our size-specific frame stiffness standards help tie together our ride quality goals by achieving a tailored front triangle flex characteristic for every size.

Balancing stiffness and weight saving in all the right places is a hallmark of all Santa Cruz carbon frames and the Hightower flies the flag yet higher. Our size-specific frame stiffness standards help tie together our ride quality goals by achieving a tailored front triangle flex/stiffness characteristic for every size, and this feature is found on both C and CC carbon.

The leverage on Hightower is more linear and more progressive than its predecessor. The straighter leverage curve helps improve the consistency of the stroke feel and quality of damping, while the progression increases support and bottom out resistance.

The frame also features a Glovebox and comes with two handy bags - Tool Wallet and Tube Purse. The water bottle cage is located inside the main frame, there’s a threaded BB and the refined cable routing makes for better shifting performance, simpler installation, and less frame wear.  And now a sag window that will help riders see where the red ring is sitting on their rear shock.

The technical info

We get it, you want to know every configuration, the geometry, and all the parts each of those comes with. All the most up to date information is available directly from Santa Cruz on their website www.santacruzbicycles.com

Configuration options

Hightower R / Carbon C

Weight

kg

Price

£

5399

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP

£5,399

Frame

Carbon C 29" 145mm Travel VPP™

Rear Shock

FOX Float Performance DPS 210x55

Fork

RockShox Lyrik Base, 150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Shifter

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Cassette

SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t

Chain

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap,  32h

Rear Hub

SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h

Rims

RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 200mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM G2 R

Crankset

SRAM Descendant Eagle 148 DUB 30t

Handlebar

RaceFace Aeffect R, 780mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Seatpost

SDG Tellis Dropper, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

 

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Hightower S / Carbon C

Weight

kg

Price

£

6499

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP

£6,499

Frame

Carbon C 29" 145mm Travel VPP™

Rear Shock

Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+  210x55

Fork

FOX 36 Float Performance, 150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Shifter

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Cassette

SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

DT Swiss 370, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub

DT Swiss 370, 12x148, XD, 36t, 28h

Rims

RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM Code R

Crankset

SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 30t

Handlebar

Burgtec RideWide Alloy Bar, 800mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Seatpost

RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Hightower GX AXS / Carbon C

Weight

kg

Price

£

7799

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP 

£7,799

Frame

Carbon C 29" 145mm Travel VPP™

Rear Shock

Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+  210x55

Fork

FOX 36 Float Performance Elite,  150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd

Shifter

GX AXS Controller w/ Rocker Paddle

Cassette

SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub

i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rims

RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM Code RS

Crankset

SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 32t

Handlebar

Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Seatpost

RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Hightower X01 / Carbon CC

Weight

kg

Price

£

8299

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP

£8,299

Frame

Carbon CC 29" 145mm Travel  VPP™

Rear Shock

Rockshox Super Deluxe Ultimate  210x55

Fork

FOX 36 Float Factory, 150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Shifter

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Cassette

SRAM XG1295 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub

i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rims

RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM Code RSC

Crankset

SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB 32t

Handlebar

Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverad Medium Ti

Seatpost

RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Hightower GX AXS RSV / Carbon C

Weight

kg

Price

£

8899

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP

£8,899

Frame

Carbon C 29" 145mm Travel VPP™

Rear Shock

Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+  210x55

Fork

FOX 36 Float Performance Elite,  150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd

Shifter

GX AXS Controller w/ Rocker Paddle

Cassette

SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub

i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rims

Reserve 30|HD 29", 28h

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM Code RS

Crankset

SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 32t

Handlebar

Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Seatpost

RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Hightower X01 AXS RSV / Carbon CC

Weight

kg

Price

£

9599

View/order

Kit specs may vary from advertised and we can customise often at no extra cost – email or phone to discuss your requirements.

RRP

£9,599

Frame

Carbon CC 29" 145mm Travel  VPP™

Rear Shock

Rockshox Super Deluxe Ultimate  210x55

Fork

FOX 36 Float Factory, 150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM X01 Eagle AXS, 12spd

Shifter

GX AXS Controller w/ Rocker Paddle

Cassette

SRAM XG1295 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire

Maxxis Minion DHR II  29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Sealant

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub

i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub

i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rims

Reserve 30|HD 29", 28h

Front Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor

Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Brake

SRAM Code RSC

Crankset

SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB 32t

Handlebar

Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Stem

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle

WTB Silverad Medium Ti

Seatpost

RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips/Bar Tape

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

(representative picture, doesn't reflect exact kit options)

Finance this bike

Finance is available via V12 retail finance.
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