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2011 Santa Cruz Blur LT Carbon All Mountain Bike (discontinued)

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The Good:

Stiff, effective, nimble, flickable, ..i can't believe i own this, etc.

The Bad:

It isn't under everyone's saddle and not being pedaled by every biker.

Overall Review:

I can't complain for shiza about anything that has to do with this bike. You can Dj to Dh to Xc....and with thin enough tires, road. I need to riiiiddddeeee!

Awesome. This is the one bike that you do need.

The Good:

Stiff, responsive, durable. This bike is a machine and will do it all.

The Bad:

None. I have not found any bad things with this bike in the year and a half that I have been riding it.

Overall Review:

If you can only have or only want one bike, then this is it. This bike is so very stiff and responsive. It climbs great and also does the same on the downhill. It is very durable and Santa Cruz has done an excellent job with this bike. You will not find a stiffer 6" travel bike on the market. I also like that Santa Cruz makes this and their other bikes very user serviceable. I love this bike and will stick with it for a very long time.


Product Santa Cruz Blur LT Carbon All Mountain Bike
Model Year 2011
Riding Type Cross-Country, Trail
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
S, M, L, XL View Geometry
Size S M L XL
Top Tube Length 21.5 22.5 23.5 24.5
Head Tube Angle 69° 69° 69° 69°
Head Tube Length 3.9 4.3 4.7 5.5
Seat Tube Angle 72.5 72.5 72.5 72.5
Seat Tube Length 15.7 17 19 20.5
Bottom Bracket Height 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5
Chainstay Length 17 17 17 17
Wheelbase 41.7 42.7 43.8 44.8
Standover 28.2 28.7 29.4 30.1
Wheel Size
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details Carbon
Rear Travel 140mm
Rear Shock Fox RP23
Fork Fox Float RLC Tapered
Fork Travel 140mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered 1 1/8 to 1.5
Headset Chris King 1 1/8", Chris King taper or Cane Creek taper
Handlebar Easton ML XC Low Riser 31.8mm
Stem Thomson, 31.8mm
Grips Lizard Skin Peaty lock on
Brakes Avid Elixir CR Mag w/185mm front 160mm rear rotors
Brake Levers Avid Elixr Carbon
Shifters SRAM X.0 Triggers
Front Derailleur Shimano M970 (XTR) or M771 (XT)
Rear Derailleur SRAM X.0 long cage
ISCG Tabs No
Chainguide N/A
Cranks TruVativ Noir XC
Chainrings 22/32/44
Bottom Bracket Included with cranks
Pedals Not included
Chain Shimano HG 94 (XT)
Cassette SRAM PG 990, 11-34
Rims DT EX500
Hubs DT 240S
Spokes DT 14/15
Tires Maxxis High Roller 2.35 folding
Saddle WTB Devo SLT
Seatpost Thomson Elite
Seatpost Diameter 30.9
Seatpost Clamp
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10x135mm
Max. Tire Size 2.5
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors Carbon/Silver, Silver Blue/Silver
Warranty Limited Lifetime
Weight 26 lb 4 oz (11,907 g)
Price $6,133
More Info Santa Cruz website

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