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Santa Cruz Bicycles Highball 3 C R Complete Mountain Bike 2023

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Santa Cruz Bicycles Highball 3 C R Complete Mountain Bike 2023

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Highball 3 C R Complete Mountain Bike 2023
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Relaxed is smooth, and smooth is fast. For a bike without rear suspension, the Santa Cruz Bicycles Highball 3 C R Complete Mountain Bike is extremely comfortable. A lot of that has to do with the geometry, but mostly it's due to the decision to go with a narrow (27.2mm) seat tube. This brings a whole new level of comfort and vibration damping, that combined with Santa Cruz C carbon lets you go even faster than you thought possible. This Highball is still a precision hardtail, capable of holding pinpoint tech lines, just smoother than you're used to. With 10mm more travel up front, this Highball is even more comfortable.

Product Details


Carbon C FrameA minimal weight gain of approximately 250 - 280 grams (0.6 lbs) for the C frame over the CC due to the different grade of carbon used. Whether you're riding a carbon CC or C frame, you get exactly the same legendary strength and stiffness because Santa Cruz uses exactly the same manufacturing facility and techniques.

Two Bottle Cage MountsIncluding option for a cargo cage mount under downtube.

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Internal Brake and Dropper Cable Routing

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Integrated Headset


RaceFace SIDSID is built with a stiff, lightweight 35mm chassis and uses the new Rush damper that offers a firm lockout and easy to adjust rebound. Proven-ready for a new generation of more capable XC bikes.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure / Open and Lockout Compression / Rebound

Drive Train

SRAM NX Eagle™It's how you start that matters. Whether you're discovering the mountain for the first time or you're an MTB lifer searching for a no-nonsense, no-worries 1x drivetrain, SRAM NX Eagle is ready for action and ready to take you there. NX Eagle brings you a wide range of gear choices engineered for simplicity and durability, so you can focus on what matters most-the ride ahead. German engineered and proudly bearing the SRAM Eagle stamp of approval, NX Eagle is ready to let the world know what real riding feels like.


SRAM Level T BrakesetThe SRAM Level T brake levels the playing field with power and reliability stuffed into a lightweight package. This is a no-nonsense performer, but don't let its understated disposition fool you - Level gives you the art of braking in minimalist form.

Avid CenterLine RotorsThe new CenterLine Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.


Race Face AR Offset 27 Rims Laced to SRAM MTH HubsTough hubs connected to light and burly aluminum rims--this is a trail-ripping setup that's ready to absorb all the trail action you see. With great feel and even better durability, these wheels won't disappoint.

Maxxis Rekon Race TiresThe Maxxis Rekon Race is a semi-slick XC race tire that features the lowest profile tread in Maxxis's XC line. It is a great choice for XC trails and short track racing.

Additional Features

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  • Biking Type: Mountain
  • Used For: XC
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 2
  • Fork: RockShox SID
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 120
  • Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Crankset: SRAM Stylo DUB, 34t
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1230, 11-50t
  • Chain: SRAM NX Eagle™
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Level T
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Level T
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 160mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated
  • Handlebar: Race Face Ride
  • Bar Tape/Grips: ESI Chunky
  • Stem: Race Face Aeffect
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Race
  • Seatpost: Race Face Ride
  • Hubs: SRAM MTH 716 15x110 Front / SRAM MTH 746 12x148 Rear
  • Rims: Race Face AR Offset 27 29"
  • Spokes: Sapim Race (32)
  • Tires: Maxxis Rekon Race EXO | 29 x 2.35"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Frame)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 595 619 642 677
Seat Tube (mm) 405 430 470 530
Stack (mm) 596 605 614 633
Reach (mm) 415 440 460 490
Standover Height (mm) 707 704 739 755
Head Tube Angle (°) 67.0 67.0 67.0 67.0
Seat Tube Angle (°) 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Chainstay Length (mm) 426 426 426 426
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 313 313 313 313
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 60 60 60 60
Head Tube Length (mm) 95 105 115 135
Wheelbase (mm) 1119 1145 1169 1207
Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29"

Other Notes

Santa Cruz Bicycles products can only be shipped within the United States



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