Santa Cruz Bicycles CC AXS Reserve in Dark Matter at Tweed Valley Bikes
Santa Cruz Bicycles

Santa Cruz Blur CC X01 AXS Reserve Build Kit 29" Wheels

Regular price£8,099.00
VAT included.

Santa Cruz’s XC race bike, the Blur, is ready for top level elite competition along with bike packing adventures and marathon racing. 

The Blur is the only bike in the Santa Cruz range not to use their VPP suspension system, choosing instead to use the new Superlight platform. When designing this new platform, Santa Cruz really flexed their carbon engineering muscles, using a single pivot design with flex built into the seatstays. When designing Superlight, a lot of effort went into the carbon layup of these flexstays to allow them to flex and rebound in the specific way Santa Cruz wanted. 

By forgoing the lower link and associated hardware, Santa Cruz has managed to shave 289g from the new generation of Blur. 

Outside of the new suspension, the Blur comes with space for 2 water bottles on the inside of the frame and is built to Santa Cruz’s legendary standards, giving you a lightweight race bike you can use season after season.

Full Specification:

  • Frame: Carbon CC 29" 
  • Rear Shock: Rock Shox SIDLuxe Ultimate (100mm)
  • Fork: Rock Shox SID SL Ultimate w/remote 100mm 29"
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM XO1 Eagle AXS 12 speed
  • Shifters: SRAM GX AXS
  • Cassette:SRAM XG1295, Eagle, 12 speed, 10-50T
  • Chain: SRAM XO1 Eagle 12 Speed
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73 mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
  • Rear TireMaxxis Aspen, 29"x2.4WT, 3C, EXO, TR
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Aspen, 29"x2.4WT, 3C, EXO, TR
  • Front Hub: Industry Nine 1/1, 110x15, Centerlock, 24h
  • Rear Hub: Industry Nine 1/1, 148x12, XD, Centerlock, 24h
  • RimsSanta Cruz Reserve 28 XC 29" Carbon Rims
  • Spokes: Sapim D-Light
  • Rotors: SRAM CLX Centerlock Rotors, 160mm
  • Brakes: SRAM Level TLM
  • Crankset: SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB 32T - 170mm (S), 175mm (M,L)
  • Handlebar: Santa Cruz Carbon Flat Bar
  • Stem: Syntace LiteForce
  • Saddle: WTB
  • Seatpost: FOX Transfer SL Performance Elite, 100mm, 31.6
  • Grips: ESI Chunky Grips

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