Santa Cruz Hightower 3 C 29 GX AXS

Santa Cruz Hightower 3 C 29 GX AXS

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The Mountain Bike, Distilled

The newest version of the Hightower remains our greatest hits of engineering - now further refined and bottled into our most all-terrain of bikes. Big on wheels, medium on travel, short on fuss, this is the do-it-all model that does it over and over again thanks to a versatile balance of geo, spec and durability. If you’re not looking for extremes, just something extremely good, the Hightower is your elevator.

Carbon C 29" 145mm Travel VPP™

FOX 36 Float Performance Elite, 150mm

Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+ 210x55

Rear Derailleur          
SRAM GX Eagle AXS, 12spd

SRAM GX Eagle AXS Controller w/Rocker Paddle

SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB 32t

SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket         
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB


Brake Rotors  
Avid Centerline 180mm

Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Front Hub
i9 1/1, 15x110, 28h

Rear Hub 
i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Rim Option
Reserve 30|HD 29", 28h

Front Tire
Maxxis Minion DHR II 29"x2.4", 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Minion DHR II 29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Seat Post 
RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

* Specifications are subject to change without notice

hi/lo hi/lo hi/lo hi/lo hi/lo
A | Reach 430/427 455/452 475/472 495/492 520/517
B | Stack 611/613 625/627 634/636 652/654 665/668
C | Head Tube Angle 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5°
D | Seat Tube Length 380 405 430 460 500
E | Front Center 752/752 783/783 807/807 836/836 867/867
F | BB Height 342/339 342/338 342/338 342/338 342/338
G | BB Drop 31/34 31/34 31/34 31/34 31/34
H | Wheelbase 1183/1183 1217/1218 1244/1245 1276/1276 1310/1311
I | Rear Center 431/432 434/435 437/438 440/441 443/444
J | Head Tube Length 100 115 125 145 160
K | Top Tube Length 571/572 599/600 626/627 647/648 674/675
L | Seat Tube Angle 77°/76.7° 77°/76.7° 76.7°/76.4° 76.9°/76.6° 76.9°/76.7°
M | Standover Height 706/701 708/703 711/706 714/709 719/714
Size Height
S 155 - 165cm
M 165 - 175cm
L 175 - 185cm
XL 185 - 196cm
XXL 193 - 201cm

The sizing chart is a great place to start when picking your next bike but everyone will fit a bike a bit differently. Your torso, arm, and leg lengths all play into what size of bike you may need. Plus, there's your own personal preference.

We always recommend swinging by the shop and taking the bike that you're looking for a spin to see how it feels. If you're unable to come by, looking at the geometry of your current bike and comparing it is a good place to start. If you have any further questions, our customer service team is there to help.

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