Steve Peat's Santa Cruz 5010cc Trail Bike

Steve Peat rides flats? Yep, *Old Skool* himself built up his new Santa Cruz 5010 with flat pedals and some 800mm wide bars. With colorful bits from Chris King, a Shimano XTR drivetrain and brakes, and of course those fancy carbon goodies from ENVE Composites, this just might be the sweetest 5010 bike we've ever seen. Dive into the details and full build spec, below.

photos by John Lawlor

Peaty's XL Santa Cruz 5010 CC

  • Fork: FOX Factory 36 Float
  • Shock: FOX Factory Float
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR
  • Cassette: Shimano XTR HG CS-M900, 11-40
  • Chain: Shimano HG900 HG-X
  • Shifter: Shimano XTR
  • Cranks: Shimano XTR, 170mm
  • Chain Ring: Shimano XTR
  • Headset: Chris King
  • Stem: ENVE Carbon Fiber Mountain Stem
  • Handlebar: ENVE Carbon Fiber Downhill Bar, 800mm
  • Brakes: Shimano XTR
  • Rotors: Shimano Ice Tech
  • Grips: Lizard Skins Lock-On Peaty
  • Rims: ENVE M Series 70 Thirty
  • Hubs: Chris King
  • Tires: Maxxis Minion DHR II front, Ardent rear, 2.1 bar (30.46 PSI)
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth
  • Saddle: WTB Syndicate
  • Pedals: CrankBrothers Stamp Large (to "throw a leg off in a turn.")
  • Misc: Dee-Dar "Peaty's Push-On's" valve caps
I just ride that bike, it's my fun, little play bike - pull it out, jump on it and go play.

A full Shimano XTR drivetrain and some size large Crank Brothers Stamp flat pedals so Peaty can keep it fun and "throw a leg off in a turn."

A MarshGuard to keep the muck off that shiny new King headset.

Surprised to see an inline shock instead of a piggyback shock like a FOX Float X? So were we. Peaty let us know he prefers his suspension setup pretty stiff for a trail bike, saying anything softer and he can feel the bike wallow.

Details. Matching Peaty's Push On's and King hubs.

A short stem and some nice and wide 800mm carbon DH bars.

It may be an XL, but Peaty somehow still makes it look small.

Watch his 17 Questions

  • jbv

    4/11/2017 9:04 PM

    as a tall lanky guy i really appreciate seeing a big goon like him ride. smooth and precise like a bloody giant ballerina he is.

  • Cant Climb

    4/5/2017 11:44 AM

    I prefer my 2013 Bronson build to that build....

  • Big Bird

    4/4/2017 7:54 PM

    It's about time Peaty got here. And fuck the 5010! I call 'em Solo!

  • ThomDawson

    4/4/2017 1:01 PM

    NOT a short stem

  • Bitumen83

    4/4/2017 6:39 AM

    Well 1 thing is sure that is 1 good looking and very expensive bike .

  • tsuful.zoo

    4/4/2017 9:56 AM

    Thats two things

  • chyu

    4/3/2017 8:39 PM

    Seems like Fox only sponsors suspensions but no seatpost to the Syndicates.

  • mfoga

    4/3/2017 7:51 PM

    170 cranks?

  • Shawn_Trudell

    4/3/2017 4:47 PM

    My two thoughts. . . really an ardent?? Not a minion ss? And, what's up with the rusty ass chain and cassette? Otherwise, such a sick bike.

  • traildog

    4/4/2017 9:32 PM

    I like to think i'm too rowdy for an Ardent on the back. Obviously not the case.

  • Freespeeder

    4/3/2017 4:28 PM

    Small cassette range in this day n age. looks fun for anything but the steepest/long trails(up)

  • adrennan

    4/3/2017 3:15 PM

    i am surprised to see an ardent on there in the exo casing. i am no where near the rider peaty is and not his size and i tear that tire on local trails; i can't imagine that tire lasting long under peaty

  • ThomDawson

    4/4/2017 1:00 PM

    I think he's used the Ardent on the back for a long time now. Guess he just got used to it and likes it and doesn't read many comments sections ;-)

  • adrennan

    4/4/2017 1:04 PM

    that is my personal experience on the ardent. he is probably a lot smoother than me. getting free tires also helps

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