Free 2-Day Shipping on Orders Over $50 - See Details
Home Page

Detail Images

Current Color

Santa Cruz Bicycles Hightower Carbon C R Mountain Bike

$4,949.00

Select Style & Size

Find your size

Height:
Inseam

Note: Actual inseam is not the same as pant inseam.

Recommended Size

Based on the measurements you entered, this is the size we recommend in this bike.

Our size calculator is a starting point for finding the right size for you. To get personal advice talk to one of our fit experts at 1.888.276.7130 or chat now

  • Gloss Carbon, XL
    $4,949.00
  • Gloss Carbon, XXL
    $4,949.00
  • Matte Melon, L
    $4,949.00
  • Matte Melon, M
    $4,949.00
  • Matte Melon, XL
    $4,949.00
  • Matte Melon, XXL
    $4,949.00

Add Protect+ Powered by Extend™

Why We Like The Hightower Carbon C R Mountain Bike

We're throwing the fun between our legs weekend after weekend, and looking forward to loading the Santa Cruz Hightower Carbon C R Mountain Bike up in the back of our pickups. The Hightower is built for high levels of fun, and with 150mm of forgiving rear travel it's bound to get us out of a few hairy situations. The Hightower is supported with Santa Cruz's own Virtual Pivot Point(VPP) suspension system, allowing for excellent tracking during high-speed situations and plenty of support on the climbs.

The Hightower is purpose-built for cruising down trail at high speeds with maximum commitment levels, and has a modern geometry to match. With a slacked-out 65-degree headtube angle paired with the large 29in wheels, we're feeling confident rolling over big 'ol obstacles out on the racecourse and in the mountains. The bike also includes a steep seat-angle, making it so we're still reaching for it even during weekday pedal power rides. The Hightower is specced out with a mismatched Fox Float rear end and the RockShox Yari RC front end providing a supple and supportive ride over the gnarliest of terrain.

SRAM handles the drivetrain, braking, and wheel spec on this Hightower. Giving us a confidence-inspiring platform that includes 30mm internal wheels, which are properly wide to give us an ultra-supportive contact patch. Paired with those wheels are the 4-piston SRAM G2 brakes, these brakes have double the pistons for double the power over normal brakes. The SRAM Eagle drivetrain comes in a range of styles, allowing for easy-to-find replacement parts and upgrades. The DUB bottom bracket is SRAM's attempt at creating ease in the BB department, meaning any DUB crankset will fit into this bike.

The Hightower has us getting our rigs high into the mountains with tons of confidence on the way down. We can't wait for the weekend and loading it into the pickup with our buddies before a session down the mountain. We've riding happier tan ever with an economical but durable drivetrain underneath us along with an amazing suspension set-up for the price. We're thankful for the Maxxis rubber that always hooks up, getting us down the mountain safely while we're going faster than ever.

*Due to unprecedented demand in the global supply chain and the bike industry over the last 18 months, material weight and exact components are subject to change. We are working diligently to keep tech specs updated, and any adjustments will be minor. If you have any questions, reach out to a Gearhead by chatting online or calling 1-888-276-7130.

  • Santa Cruz's big hit enduro bike built for speed
  • Fox and RockShox suspension supports our biggest park days
  • SRAM Eagle Drivetrain shifts reliably and is easily upgradeable
  • WTB rims in a 30mm internal width offer a premier contact patch
  • Slacked out head-angle combined with 29in wheels roll over anything
  • Maxxis Minion tires hook up and get us through any terrain
  • VPP suspension linkage keeps the rear tire glued to the ground
  • Dropper gets the saddle out of our way
  • Carbon C frame is lightweight, stiff, and stylish
  • Item #SNZK1EF

Frame Material
Carbon C
Suspension
VPP
Rear Shock
FOX Float Performance
Rear Travel
145mm
Fork
RockShox Yari RC
Front Travel
150mm
Headset
Cane Creek 10 IS
Shifters
SRAM NX Eagle
Rear Derailleur
SRAM NX Eagle
ISCG Tabs
ISCG-05
Crankset
SRAM NX Eagle
Chainring Sizes
30t
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB
Cassette
SRAM PG1230
Cassette Range
11-50t
Chain
SRAM NX Eagle
Brakeset
SRAM G2 R
Brake Type
4-piston hydraulic
Rotors
[front, rear] Avid Centerline 180mm
Handlebar
RaceFace Aeffect R
Grips
Santa Cruz Palmdale
Stem
RaceFace Ride
Saddle
WTB Silverado Race
Seatpost
SDG Tellis
Wheelset
WTB ST i30 TCS
Hubs
[front] SRAM MTH 716, [rear] SRAM MTH 746
Front Axle
15mm x 110mm
Rear Axle
12mm x 148mm
Tires
[front] Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C, MaxxGRIP, EXO, TR, [rear] Maxxis Minion DHR 3C, EXO, TR
Tire Size
[front, rear] 29in x 2.4in
Claimed Weight
35.36lbs
Activity
trail, enduro
Manufacturer Warranty
[frame] lifetime

Tech Specs

What do you think about this product?

View