Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon - XE Kit

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Description

Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon - XE Kit

Living Up To The Hype

When SCB introduced Bronson, it took the market by storm, redefining what people expected from a 150mm trail bike. Equally at home in the Trans-Provence as it was on The Ridge, updating and improving it was going to be no small feat.

The most visible upgrade is the completely new VPP® link arrangement. The lower link tucks neatly above the bottom bracket, fully-recessed and protected from impacts. Meanwhile the box-section upper link now mounts cleanly to the top tube and enhances lateral stiffness as a result. Shock rate’s been refined in the process too, delivering greater small bump sensitivity and a more progressive mid-stroke.

Geometry has also evolved subtly to meet demand from riders for a bike of this ilk. The seat tube angle’s been steepened, placing the rider right above the cranks and perfectly in position to lay down the power. Meanwhile a one-degree slacker 66 degree head tube angle combines with a 20-25mm longer top tube and shorter chainstay length to create an evermore rally-ready geometry than its predecessor.

Features

  • 148mm Rear Axle Spacing
  • 150mm (6") VPP™ suspension
  • 27.5" wheels
  • Bottle cage mount within front triangle fits piggyback shocks
  • Collet axle pivots lock in place without pinch bolts
  • Double sealed pivots for long bearing life
  • Full carbon dropouts and disk mounts
  • Full carbon frame and swingarm
  • ISCG05 tabs (carbon frames only)
  • Molded rubber swingarm and downtube protection
  • Radial contact bearings maximize stiffness
  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL
  • Stealth and external seatpost cable routing
  • Threaded Bottom Bracket

  • Specifications

    • Kit: XE
    • Weight: 12.85kg / 28.32lbs
    • Fork: FOX 36 F150 Performance Elite
    • Shock: FOX Float Performance Elite DPX
    • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8000
    • Shifters: Shimano XT M8000
    • Crankset: Race Face Turbine 30T
    • Cassette: E13 TRS Race 11SPD Cassette 9-46T
    • Chain: Shimano SLX M7000
    • Bottom Bracket: 
    • Brakes: Shimano XT M8000
    • Brake Rotors: Shimano RT86 Ice Tech 180mm
    • Headset: Cane Creek 40 ZS Headset
    • Bars: Santa Cruz Bicycles AM Carbon Bar 35x800
    • Stem: Race Face Aeffect R 50mm
    • Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
    • Front Hub: Novatec D641 Front Disc Hub 15x110
    • Rear Hub: Novatec D642 Rear Hub 12x148 (XD)
    • Rims: Race Face AR 27 27.5 32h
    • Spokes: DT Competition (28)
    • Nipples: Sapim Secure Lock AL Silver Nipples (28)
    • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion 27.5x2.3 DHF 3c EXO TR
    • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR2 27.5x2.3 EXO TR
    • Tubes: Stans Sealant 2oz
    • Seat Post: RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6
    • Saddle: WTB Silverado Pro


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