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2014 Santa Cruz V10 Carbon Bike

Average User Rating: (Outstanding)
2014 Santa Cruz V10 Carbon Bike 2013 V10catalogflat
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    “Santa Cruz V-10c 2014”

    The Good: Smooth as butter, Jumps amazingly, Handles the gnarly stuff amazingly

    The Bad: Needs lots of down tube protection for shuttling. (If you shuttle over a tale gate.)

    Overall Review:

    Very smooth, rides through rock gardens like its a paved road. In my opinion the 10inch rear is only good for super gnarly courses, otherwise it feels sluggish. Jumps like a freeride bike. Cornering becomes very natural with the bike.

    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

    Specifications

    Model Year 2014
    Riding Type Downhill
    Sizes and Geometry

    S (8.5"/10"), M (8.5"/10"), L (8.5"/10"), XL (8.5"/10") View Geometry

    Size S (8.5"/10") M (8.5"/10") L (8.5"/10") XL (8.5"/10")
    Top Tube Length 22.0/21.9 23.6/23.4 24.5/24.3 25.4/25.2
    Head Tube Angle 64°/65° 64°/65° 64°/65° 64°/65°
    Head Tube Length 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9
    Seat Tube Angle 70.4°/71.5° 70.4°/71.5° 70.4°/71.5° 70.4°/71.5°
    Seat Tube Length 17.5 18.0 18.2 18.5
    Bottom Bracket Height 14.2/14.8 14.2/14.8 14.2/14.8 14.2/14.8
    Chainstay Length 17.5/17.3 17.5/17.3 17.5/17.3 17.5/17.3
    Wheelbase 44.8/44.6 46.4/46.2 47.2/47.1 48.1/47.9
    Standover 28.7/29.3 28.7/29.3 28.7/29.3 28.7/29.3
    Reach 13.8/14.2 15.4/15.8 16.2/16.7 17.1/17.6
    Stack 23.1/22.8 23.1/22.8 23.1/22.8 23.1/22.8
    Frame Material Godzilla-Proof Carbon Fiber
    Rear Travel 215mm-254mm (8.5"-10") Adjustable
    Rear Shock DHX RC4 k (Upgrade Option to Rockshox Vivid R2C)
    Fork Fox 40 Float RC2 Kashima Flat Crown
    Fork Travel 203mm
    Head Tube Diameter 1.5"
    Headset Cane Creek 40
    Handlebar Easton Havoc 35 800mm
    Stem Easton Havoc 35 Direct Mount 50mm Stem
    Grips Lizard Skin Peaty Lock On
    Brakes Shimano M820 Saint with 203mm Front and 180mm Rear Ice-Tech Rotors
    Brake Levers Shimano
    Shifters Shimano M820 SS (Saint) 10-Speed
    Front Derailleur N/A
    Rear Derailleur Shimano M820 SS (Saint) 10-Speed
    ISCG Tabs ISCG05
    Chainguide Yes
    Cranks Raceface SIXC Carbon 165mm 10-Speed
    Chainrings 36 Tooth
    Bottom Bracket 83mm Threaded
    Pedals N/A
    Chain Shimano HG 75 10-Speed
    Cassette Shimano 5700, 11-28 Tooth (105) 10-Speed
    Rims DT FR600
    Hubs DT 240, 20mm Front
    Spokes DT 14/15 Gauge, Brass Nipples
    Tires Maxxis Minion DHF Dual Ply 2.5" Wire
    Saddle WTB Silverado SLT
    Seatpost Thomson Elite
    Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm
    Seatpost Clamp
    Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 157mm
    Max. Tire Size
    Bottle Cage Mounts No
    Colors Matte Carbon with Red/White or Matte Carbon with Green/Gray
    Warranty Five Year Frame
    Weight

    N/A

    Miscellaneous
    Price $8286.00
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    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry