Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy Carbon CC 275 X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike 2017

Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy Carbon CC 27.5+ X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike 2017

The latest Tallboy Carbon CC 27. 5 X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike is an enigma. On one hand, it's a Tallboy, which originally became a wagon wheel staple because the always planted nature of its VPP suspension has long made it ride the way we want a 29er to ride. On the other hand, SC's inclusion of a flip chip in the upper linkage means it can toggle between the OG wagon wheel posture and this 27. 5 set up. This effectively bends the bars of the previous Tallboy's XC only cage, giving it more freedom to explore the open pastures of all mountain riding. This free range tendency is further reinforced by the new Tallboy's longer, slacker, and more travel ier frame, and the addition of SRAM's X01 Eagle 12 speed, one by drivetrain is yet more mark in the more than just XC column. See An enigma. And rather than try to pigeonhole it in an arbitrary category based on travel and head tube angle, we find the best way to treat the new free range Tallboy is to give it free reign on any trail this side of gnarly DH courses. Given the revolutionary 27. 5 status it confers on the Tallboy, it's worth pausing to dwell on the flip chip. First seen on the five inch Hightower, the flip chip was developed to allow riders to switch between 29er and 27. 5 wheel sizes. This results in a slight change in head tube angle on the Hightower however, Santa Cruz has fine tuned this technology to allow the geometry to remain exactly the same across each wheel size on the Tallboy. This means, depending on the day, your Tallboy 3 could be barreling with stability through gouged up grassy trails and rock gardens, or floating over root latticed switchbacks with the plush, quiet confidence of 27. 5 as it's setup here. Either way, the new Tallboy's head tube angle leans it towards the trail side of the spectrum by dropping from its predecessor's traditional 70. 2 degrees to a more relaxed 68 degrees, and Santa Cruz managed to shave a little over 13mm off the chainstay length to bring the...

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