2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy Bikes

The Tallboy gets big changes for its fourth incarnation, with the new lower-link driven shock and much more progressive geometry making it a short travel weapon! 


“The Gravity rider’s XC bike” as Santa Cruz call it.



  • Aluminium D Kit £2900
  • Aluminium R Kit £3500
  • Carbon C R Kit £4200
  • Carbon C S Kit £5000
  • Carbon CC X01 Kit £6200
  • Carbon CC X01 Reserve Kit £7300
  • Carbon CC XTR Reserve Kit £8400
  • Carbon CC XX1 AXS Reserve Kit £9300

Full specifications can be seen on the Santa Cruz website


Please contact us for a quote on any of the Santa Cruz Tallboy bikes or to discuss timescales.  Full specifications can be seen on the Santa Cruz website. We can make changes to the standard spec, within reason - or discuss a custom build on either the Aluminium or Carbon CC frameset.  Please phone, email or call in the shop to discuss!



  • 29” wheels
  • 120mm rear travel, 130mm fork travel (suits up to 140mm fork)
  • Available in Aluminium/Carbon C/Carbon CC versions
  • VPP suspension with lower link driven shock
  • 148mm Boost rear wheel spacing
  • Adjustable dropout to change chainstay length
  • Adjustable shock mount/flipchip to give Hi/Lo geometry tweaks
  • Threaded BB
  • 2 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 fork
  • 31.6mm seatpost
  • 36.4mm eatclamp
  • IS41|IS52 headset
  • 190 x 45mm shock
  • 20x8mm front, 30x8mm rear shock fittings
  • BS threaded bottom bracket
  • ISCG05 chainguide tabs