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Santa Cruz Hightower – First Look

Santa Cruz Hightower

Introducing the Santa Cruz Hightower

Today Santa Cruz announced the release of the Hightower, which marks the brand’s foray into the plus-sized bike game. The Hightower maintains similar features as the Bronson, and fills the void in Santa Cruz’s lineup in the absence of the deprecated Tallboy LT. Santa Cruz designed the Hightower with a 27.5+ configuration in mind, giving you the option to run it as a modern 29″ enduro machine, or a full-suspension, plus-sized adventure bike . However, with a 67 degree head-angle, 135mm of rear travel, and 148mm rear-spacing, this is clearly not your dad’s 29er. Regardless of how it rides, the matte carbon, mint, and orange color scheme is sure to make it one of the sexiest bikes on the block.

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Alex is a designer by trade & mid-grade adventurer by night who’s quite partial to knobby tired bikes, clean design, & dirty hands. When not updating this silly website, he's likely off exploring the nearby hills with a few of his favorite partners in crime.

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