Santa Cruz Bicycles Introduces New Aluminum Blur TR 15

Santa Cruz Bicycles Introduces New Aluminum Blur TR

We're barely into 2013 already, but that won't hold the boys at Santa Cruz back - they've just launched the all-new Blur TR, which is the aluminum version of their very successful Blur TRc. In the Blur TR, you get the same relaxed angles and stiff frame in a short-travel package that quite obviously is up for just about anything - just check out Josh Bryceland absolutely slaying it in this launch video:

In terms of tech, in addition to standard issue 125mm VPP suspension (including grease ports), a tapered headtube, and 4 frame sizes, the Blur TR also features and 2 bottle cage mounts, should your inner XC demon get the better of you. At 6.58 lbs with shock (for a medium), it will certainly rack up the miles if need be.The Blur TR is expected to start shipping in mid-February.

Santa Cruz Bicycles Introduces New Aluminum Blur TR

The geometry remains the same as on the Blur TRc (68 degree HA and a 13.1" BB height), and of course there's Santa Cruz's new 5 year warranty too. Frames are available at $1925 with Float CTD, or with an optional upgrade to Float CTD k  for an extra $100. Build kits start at $3099 (with the top end kit at around $7200).

More information at:Santa Cruz/BlurTR.

Still images by Forrest Arakawa.

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  • cofattire

    1/23/2013 7:21 AM

    I love watching World Cup DH'rs wringing out trail bikes!

  • mburk

    1/22/2013 8:49 PM

    Yeah pretty sure its a 34mm fork.

  • lev

    1/22/2013 1:45 PM

    I think they are Fox 34. Maybe 150mm. Who knows....

  • bhalpin47

    1/22/2013 8:41 AM

    He's got some crazy boost on sections I never thought of as jumps... Seeing a world class rider on familiar trails makes me feel so slow.

  • prancisfena

    1/21/2013 11:51 PM

    You guys reckon if this'd make a good Enduro bike?

  • Beanburnham

    1/21/2013 4:58 PM

    It's legal too, just well hidden

  • Beanburnham

    1/21/2013 4:57 PM

    That trail is in Santa Cruz county and its burly

  • thom9719

    1/21/2013 1:36 PM

    Bryceland is really good at bikes.

  • rossgo

    1/21/2013 12:53 PM

    that clip is guna sell bikes

  • veach

    1/21/2013 11:20 AM

    I think this trail is in Canada somewhere. Americans could never build something that fun. There would be lawsuits or.. land use issues.. or rabid hikers that would surely put a cap on it.

  • mburk

    1/21/2013 9:48 AM

    That trail is damn fun, great corners and flows really well.

  • davetrumpore

    1/21/2013 9:37 AM

    Killing those trails. That photo of the euro table into the darkness is so sick.

  • iceman2058

    1/21/2013 10:20 AM

    Forrest rocked the pics on this one for sure.

  • kev.1n

    1/21/2013 9:05 AM

    josh was slayin those trails! had my jaw dropped for a moment

  • Big Bird

    1/21/2013 8:32 AM

    Man. I've got to get me back up in them thar hills. That's a whole new (Probably illegal) trail that I don't recognize.