Hightower Carbon S Mountain Bike by Santa Cruz Bicycles
Versatility is the name of the game in the world of trail riding. You want to find a bike that fits into your life neatly, balancing your wild side with sensible geometry for earning your turns, and deep travel to soak up well-earned descents. Santa Cruz's Hightower seemed to tick all of the boxes in those departments, and while we often stick with the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" mentality, we appreciate that the engineers at Santa Cruz push further beyond that, taking a trail machine that worked exceptionally well, and testing the limits to enhance its capability. Santa Cruz's new Hightower Carbon S Mountain Bike is built to take on beefier terrain than its predecessors thanks to a combination of lower-link VPP suspension, and an extra hit of travel -- both front and rear, to deliver an unbeatable ride that's only limit is how much water you can carry, or what time the sun sets. The newest iteration of the Hightower blows beyond its predecessors, the Hightower and Hightower LT, finding a nice spot to hang out just between the Tallboy and the Megatower. It packs in all-new geometry from the old Hightower, and stretches further than even the LT, with slacker head tube, longer wheelbase, and a steeper seat tube, plus new lower linkage that lends queues to the Nomad for total downhill stability, and a flip-chip for flexibility. The result is a powerful trail bike that's capable of holding its own in the rough and rowdy, and racing back up to the top to get another lap of hits. Throughout Santa Cruz's lineup, the Hightower has long been known as a do-it-all trail bike, capable of backcountry endurance adventures in the Santa Cruz mountains, and fast laps at your local trail network when you need to hammer out as many post-workday miles as possible. It remains as that, but as a more capable bike than before, stretching its reach out a 20mm (on sizes small through large), offering more room in the cockpit to play with, while a more relaxed head tube elevates conf...
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