2021 Santa Cruz Tallboy Bikes

No longer the XC race bike it once was, the Tallboy is now a super capable trail bike, just with less travel than the Hightower.  This makes it that bit more involving and fun - a bike that’s at its best right on the edge!


2021 Santa Cruz Tallboy colours

  • Gloss Ebony
  • Gloss Ivory


Aluminium D Kit £3000

Aluminium R Kit £3600

Carbon C R Kit £4300

Carbon C S Kit £5000

Carbon C XT Kit £6000

Carbon C XT Reserve £7000

Carbon CC X01 Kit £6400

Carbon CC X01 Reserve Kit £7500

Aluminium Frame only £1900

Carbon CC Frame only £3200

Full specifications can be seen on the Santa Cruz website.

Please contact us for a quote on any of the Tallboy bikes or to discuss timescales for a specific bike/colour/size.   We can make changes to the standard spec, within reason or build a fully custom bike based on the Aluminium or Carbon CC frame - please phone, email or call in the shop to discuss!


29”” wheels

120mm rear travel

130mm front travel (suits up to 140mm)

Aluminium, Carbon C and Carbon CC frame options (Carbon C only available as complete bikes)

VPP suspension with new lower link activated shock

Adjustable shock mount/flipchip to give Hi/Lo geometry tweaks

Rear axle flipchip to alter chainstay length

148mm rear wheel spacing

Two bottle cage mounts

Lifetime frame warranty

Lifetime frame bearing warranty (free bearings!)



Component sizes

29” wheel, up to 2.6” tyre

148mm rear wheel spacing

130 to 140mm travel fork

31.6mm seatpost

36.4mm seatclamp

IS41|IS52 headset

190 x 45mm shock

20x8mm front, 30x8mm rear shock fittings

BS threaded bottom bracket

ISCG05 chainguide tabs