Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 Review
Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 Review

Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 Review

Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 Review

Price: 9199 €
category: All Mountain
Frame Material: Carbon
Weight: 14,34 kg
Wheel Size: 29"
Travel Front: 150 mm
Travel Rear: 145 mm
Model Year: 2023
  • Storage compartment in down tube
  • VPP rear end
  • low center of gravity
  • exclusive image
  • 25 years warranty
  • up the hill, it´s not the fastest bike
fun to ride in
easy terrain extreme terrain
seating position
upright efficient
handling
playful easy calm
framesize runs
small big

Overall Bike Check

The most importanten ratings of the Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (All Mountain above 8000 €) .

Value for Money Check

If you are keen on value for money, this is your chart. It shows you at a glance how many bike you get for 9199 €.

Geometry

Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Sizing of Manufacturer
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-
SM
M
L
XL
-
Wheelsize
-
-
29
29
29
29
29
Stack
-
-
613
627
636
654
668
Reach
-
-
427
452
472
492
517
Top Tube Length
-
-
571
600
627
648
675
Seat Tube Length
-
-
380
405
430
460
500
Seat Tube Angle
-
-
76,7
76,7
76,4
76,6
76,7
Head Tube Length
-
-
100
115
125
145
160
Head Tube Angle
-
-
64,5
64,5
64,5
64,5
64,5
Bottom Bracket Drop
-
-
34
34
34
34
34
Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
-
-
339
338
338
338
338
Chainstay Length
-
-
432
435
438
441
444
Wheelbase
-
-
1183
1218
1245
1276
1311
Standover Height
-
-
701
703
706
709
714
Specification
  • Frame Hightower Carbon C
  • Frame Material Carbon
  • Fork FOX 36 Float Performance Elite, 150mm, 29"
  • Spring Unit air
  • Remote-Lockout no
  • Damper Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+ 210x55
  • Gearrange 500%
  • Drivetrain 1x12
  • Gear Lever GX AXS Controller w/ Rocker Paddle
  • Rear Derailleur SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd
  • Crank SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 30t
  • Cassette SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t
  • Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd
  • Brake Set SRAM Code RS
  • Brake Rotors 180/180
  • Rims Reserve 30|HD 29", 28h
  • Front Hub i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h
  • Rear Hub i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h
  • Tires Front Maxxis Minion DHR II 29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR
  • Tires Rear Maxxis Minion DHR II 29"x2.4", 3C Maxx-Terra, EXO, TR
  • Saddle WTB Silverado Medium CroMo
  • Seat Post RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6
  • Stem Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm
  • Handle Bar Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm, 35mm Rise
  • Handle Bar Width 800
  • Head Set Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Expirience with the Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29

Santa Cruz Hightower GX AXS / RSV / Carbon C / 29 Review Santa Cruz is one of the cult brands in the bike circus and the Hightower GX AXS is again the classic in the portfolio of the Californians. Especially in extremely steep terrain, this combination makes for smooth handling. In the saddle of the on demanding single tracks your bum will have a pleasant ride – and your back too. In the price range of above 8000 Euro, there are bikes that climb better than the Hightower GX AXS. A good argument for the Santa Cruz Fully: Such a successful geometry is usually only available if you have deep pockets. With 25 years the warranty is another neat feature.

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