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|Frame:||Hightower LT Carbon C Full Carbon|
|Fork:||FOX 36 F150 Performance - 29|
|Rear Shock:||Fox Float Performance DPS|
|Headset:||Cane Creek 40 IS|
|Rear Hub:||DT Swiss 370, 12x148, XD, 32h|
|Front Hub:||DT Swiss 370, 15x110, 32h|
|Rims:||Santa Cruz Reserve 30 Carbon Rim - 29|
|Tyres:||Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR - 29x2.3"|
|Shift Levers:||SRAM GX Eagle 12 speed|
|Rear Derailleur:||SRAM GX Eagle 12 speed|
|Cassette:||SRAM XG1275 Eagle 10-50t|
|Chain:||SRAM GX Eagle 12 speed|
|Crankset:||SRAM Stylo 7K 148 DUB, 32t - 175mm (M,L,XL)|
|Seat post:||Rock Shox Reverb Stealth|
|Saddle:||WTB Silverado Pro Saddle|
|Handlebar:||Race Face Aeffect R - 35x780mm, 20mm Rise|
|Stem:||Race Face Aeffect R - 50mm|
|Grips:||Santa Cruz Palmdale lock-on|
|Brakes:||SRAM Guide R|
|Brake Levers:||SRAM Guide R|
Hightower LT is designed for maximum speed in the biggest mountains. It’s truly race-bred, its design the result of the demands of racing at the EWS, Crankworx, and Andes Pacifico.
Midway through 2016, Mark Scott came to us with a request to eke more travel out of the bike. The stock 135mm wasn’t quite enough to maintain his speed on some of the rougher tracks. Our engineering team designed a new set of links that pushed travel to 146mm at the expense of some compatibility, but because Mark’s setup was a known variable, we could be very precise. We machined two sets on site, gave one to Mark, and the other to Iago Garay, a racer much more likely to take the fun line than tuck for speed.
The links went through a few iterations to find a balance of spring rate, travel, and shock compatibility. Toward the end of 2016, it became apparent that the best way to get the performance and travel required was to design a new swingarm to pair with the links, like we did with the V10. At this point the bike got a name—Hightower LT—and we pushed the travel to a full 150mm.
Starting from the Enduro World Series in Wicklow, the Santa Cruz | SRAM team have been racing on Wicklow Green production bikes—savvy internet commenters noticed the post-mount rear brake straightaway, and it's also been seen under the elusive Ratboy at Peaty's Steel City DH, Crankworx, and Megavalanche.
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