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Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson XT XL 2021
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson XT XL 2021
Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson XT

Santa Cruz Bronson XT Brand: Santa Cruz Model: Bronson XT Price: 6799 EURO / 6949 USD The Bronson is Santa Cruz’s dedicated mullet bike. The heart of the carbon frame is the VPP suspension system delivering 150mm of travel. It is available in 2 colors, 7 build kits and 5 different sizes. We tried out the XL sized Shimano XT…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy CC X01 XL 2021
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy CC X01 XL 2021
Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy CC X01

Santa Cruz is probably best known for its iconic Syndicate Team and V-10 downhill machine. Still, their offering of high end XC, enduro and all mountain bikes can compete with the biggest brands in the industry. We took the Hightower for a spin during the Backside Bikes test day in Verbier, Switzerland. With such a short time on the bike,…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Nomad C  2015
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Nomad C  2015
Santa Cruz Bicycles Nomad C

Out of the box this is one seriously nice looking bit of kit, although it comes with a fairly chunky price tag. You would be forgiven for thinking this is just another re-launch of a bike with the bigger wheels treatment. However, given the hype surrounding the launch of this new bike I was keen to test the real differences.…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C  2014
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C  2014
Santa Cruz Bicycles Bronson C

The Santa Cruz Bronson is probably the most talked about bike on the planet right now. Launched with a huge fanfare, and the likes of Steve Pete and Cedric Gracia singing its virtues, it created an internet buzz that we haven’t seen for a while. Pre-orders stacked up and for a while the bikes were as rare as rocking horse…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler R AM  2014
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler R AM  2014
Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler R AM

At 18 years old the Heckler is finally allowed into the pub for a beer in the UK, obviously it would be foolish to show up not in fashion and so the team at Santa Cruz have kitted it out with 27.5 inch wheels and some geometry changes to keep it bang up-to-date. At the heart of the bike is…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler RAM  2013
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler RAM  2013
Santa Cruz Bicycles Heckler RAM

The Heckler has been part of the Santa Cruz heritage for 18 years, which is pretty substantial by any standards. Of course it has changed a lot in that time and in its current guise it represents a simple, single pivot suspension design with all-mountain geometry and travel at a very competitive price. New for this year is a tapered…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Nickel  2011
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Nickel  2011
Santa Cruz Bicycles Nickel

Santa Cruz is a company with a fabulous heritage and an extensive line up of much loved and desired bikes. When they announced not only two new bikes, but new bikes sporting a new suspension system to their line up we got all excited. The APP system is Santa Cruz’s way of offering a bike that rides similar to their…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy Alloy  2011
Mountain Bike Reviews - Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy Alloy  2011
Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy Alloy

Santa Cruz are head and shoulders above the crowd at the moment, yes they are quite literally Tallboy… I’ll get my coat! They do however, seem to be producing some of the very best bikes in several categories right now and their Tallboy C has been getting some pretty rave reviews. Whilst it would be great if we could all…

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It's been a hell of a year revising the Santa Cruz lineup, and the debut of the new Tallboy marks a finish line of sorts.…

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3 weeks ago

Handy MacAskill is back for more little bike, big tricks. But this time he's taking his fast-fingered riding beyond the garden walls and into the…

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3 weeks ago

After winning the 2021 World Championships and becoming downhill mountain bikings most decorated rider, Greg Minnaar, a.k.a. The Goat, got off to a bit of…

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4 weeks ago

Gazzy B, is an enigma, the man who can and just an all-around good egg. We are very lucky to have him as part of…

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2 months ago

Summertime in the big mountains: Load up the van, hit the road, climb a mountain, hammer it back down, huck the road gap, skid onto…

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3 months ago

The Hightower is just a bike designed for all-terrain riding. You know, going up, down, along, around and over on trails, tracks and anything gritty,…

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4 months ago

Danny MacAskill’s latest YouTube hit was a celebration of the humble wheelie, bringing riders from around the world together for some back wheel action. Working in…

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5 months ago

Check out the first episode of our 'On Strike' series for 2022! The series intends to be a personal insight into the UNION team, documenting…

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5 months ago

Be honest, it's all about the descent When World Champs like Greg Minnaar and Jackson Goldstone aren’t on their office bikes, they’re often throttling a…

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6 months ago

Hows this for a Monday Motivation? Craig Evans showing the world you don't need loam, you need skills. Watch him turn this blocky, mossy jankfest…

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6 months ago

We're back with a fresh team, new season and plenty of good times for The Syndicate Episode One! Meet Jackson Goldstone, Nina Hoffmann and Laurie…

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7 months ago

After a week spent in Lousã making sure the bounce was right, the guys headed to Tarouca for another week of type 1 fun.

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Jamie Nicoll burst onto the EWS scene a few years ago as one of the fastest Kiwi riders out there, but there is a whole lot more to this man. We sat down with him to talk about surviving severe burns, racing bikes and going on adventures in the outback.

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In winter the alps are taken over by the skiers, but we fight back! Armed with woollen socks we bombed down the icy slopes!

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Issue 68

We did a lot of testing this autumn. We rode the 4060 ST from SCOR and tried the Mullet Santa Cruz Bronson. We got our hands on Bold’s art object the Linkin 135 and gave CUBE’s Danny Hart replica the Two15 SLT a test. On components we review Magura’s MT7 Pro’s, Suntours Durolux forks, IndustryNine Enduro 306 V3 wheels, Riding Culture jeans, Enve M6 bar/stem combo and more!

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Issue 68

Watch the most popular MTB videos from the last couple of months right here!

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Issue 66

On test this issue: BMC’s flagship down country beast the Fourstroke LT and Santa Cruz Tallboy X01. The PNW Loam post & lever, Fizik’s Tensor shoes, Schwalbe’s new Wicked Will, clothing from Double3, Peaty’s Clean&Lube; kit and OneUp’s EDC tool.

1 year ago
Issue 66

Watch the most popular MTB videos from the last couple of months right here!

1 year ago
Issue 64

The spot to awe at a big selection of jaw dropping bike pics.

1 year ago
Issue 62

Bored with the same old trail? Take some advice from Ben Gerrish and explore the less travelled lines on your local loop. Get creative and go play on your bike while sharpening your skills and seeing what is possible with a little imagination.

3 years ago
12 years ago

Welcome to the official Facebook page for Santa Cruz Bicycles!

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