Santa Cruz Bicycles Stigmata CC Rival 700c Wheels in Gloss Brut at Tweed Valley Bikes
Santa Cruz Bicycles

Santa Cruz Bicycles Stigmata CC Rival 700c Wheels

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The Santa Cruz Bicycles Stigmata has been the Mountain Bikers choice for all types of gravel adventures, whether that is riding your your local woods or multi day Bike Packing trips this bike will do it all. A Staff favourite here at Tweed Valley Bikes. Here is what Santa Cruz has to say...

When the Stigmata was resurrected in 2015, we fused a number of MTB standards and design features to create our spin on the modern CX bike. Something must have clicked, because within months of launch it raced to victory at the legendary Three Peaks, and has continued to contend at elite cyclocross races around the world.

Nowadays, the internally routed disc brakes, generous tire clearance and thru-axles approach that made the Stigmata famous have become more of a norm, so we took a fresh look at which standards the riders of tomorrow wanted access to today.

Threaded bottom brackets remain a perennial favourite across our entire line thanks to their proven robust, cost-effective and compatible design. “If it ain’t broke…” ...and it never is. Fender mounts add a bit of CYA, and highlight the Stigmata’s ever-widening scope of purpose. We added to that with three bottle cage mounts so that the frame can still hold at least one normal bottle even when running a front triangle bag.

Deeper adventures, bigger tires perhaps? The frame now clears up to a 45mm 700c or a 2.1” 650b tire. Marry the latter to our Force/X01 AXS mashup kit and you’ve got yourself the kind of drop-bar singletrack and gravel rallycat we can all get onboard with.

And when it comes to good old-fashioned off-road etiquette, the Stigmata’s had some coaching at the Highball school of stiffness, handling, and offroad feel. The carbon layup borrows knowledge gained from not just the Highball, but also Danny MacAskill’s trials bike, to produce a ride so law-abiding you’d think HR had sent it on a compliance training course.

Geometry plays a big part here too, so we’ve made tweaks to improve handling for smaller riders and reduce toe overlap. The reworking of the 52/54cm frames means the Stigmata now comfortably suits riders from 5’3” and up. Meanwhile different fork offsets—50mm for the 52-54cm sizes, and 45mm for the 56-61cm sizes—help ensure your little piggies don’t go to market on the front wheel.

Topped off with tidy details like 12mm front axle, flat mount brakes and build-specific Reserve wheel packages, the Stigmata is designed to let you decide whatever the heck you want this category to be.

Full specification below -

Frame - CC Carbon

Fork - CC Carbon

Shifters - SRAM Rival 1 11 Speed

Chainset - Easton EA90, 40t - 172.5mm Crank Length

Cassette - SRAM PG1150, 11spd, 10-42t

Chain - SRAM PC1170

Rear Derailleur - Rival 1 Long Cage, 11sp

Bottom Bracket - Easton BSA BB

Rims - WTB EZR i23p 700c

Front Hub - DT Swiss 370, 12x100, 28h

Rear Hub - DT Swiss 370, 12x142, XD, 28h

Front Tyre - Maxxis Ravager EXO, 700x40c

Rear Tyre - Maxxis Ravager EXO, 700x40c

Front Brake - SRAM Rival 1 Flat Mount

Rear Brake - SRAM Rival 1 Flat Mount

Brake Levers - SRAM Rival 1

Handlebars - Easton EA50 AX

Bar Tape - Velo Bar Tape

Headset - Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Stem - Easton EA50 Stem

Saddle - WTB Silverado Pro

Seatpost - Easton EA50, 27.2, 12mm offset, 350mm

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