2018 Santa Cruz Hightower LT CC

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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Santa Cruz Hightower LT Carbon CC Wicklow Green
Rear Shock FOX Float X2 Factory 2-Position Lever
Fork Fox Float 36 GRIP2 160mm 44mm offset, Boost
Headset Cane Creek 110.IS52 / 110.IS41
Handlebar Other OneUp Components Carbon Handlebar 35mm 20mm rise
Stem Other OneUp Components EDC Stem 50mm
Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale
Brakes Shimano XT BR-M8020 4-piston
Brake Levers Shimano XT BR-M8020
Shifters Shimano XT SL-M8000 I-Spec II 11-speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT RD-M8000 11-speed Shadow Plus
Cranks Shimano XT FC-M8000 175mm
Chainrings / Sprocket Shimano SM-CRM81 32 tooth
Bottom Bracket Shimano XT BB-MT800 Hollowtech II
Chain Shimano XT CN-HG701-11 11-speed
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XT CS-M8000 11-speed
Pedals OneUp Components Aluminum Black
Front Rim Other Newmen SL-A30 32H Aluminum
Rear Rim Other Newmen SL-A30 32H Aluminum
Hubs Onyx MTB Boost ISO 6-bolt
Spokes Sapim CX-Ray
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ 29x2.4
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra EXO+ 29x2.4
Saddle Bontrager Arvada Elite
Seatpost OneUp Components Dropper 170mm 31.6mm
Seatpost Clamp -------
General Info
Model Year 2018
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Additional Info Been building up this frame for the past couple of months and it's only been completed for a few weeks. Love the handling so far. It's been awesome on everything from XC rides to bike park laps. However there's a few things I'm planning on replacing because of discomfort. This includes the saddle and maybe even the stem and/or handlebar. It's the first bike I've built up myself and I've looked exclusively at the functional aspect and more or less ignored the ergonomic and comfort aspects. Lesson learned. There's some additional components on the bike that are worth mentioning: - Oneup Components EDC toolkit inside the OneUp Components EDC stem - OneUp Components EDC pump mounted at the bottle cage mount - Fidlock Twist 450ml bottle and magnetic bottle cage (fits perfectly between the frame and the shock) - Oh and there's Shimano 203mm 6-bolt Ice Tech rotors on both the front and the rear I'm very happy with the overall build. Pedals well and is simply great on the downhill.
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