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Santa Cruz Megatower 2 CC X0 AXS

Original price was: € 9.199,00.Current price is: € 5.519,00.

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The Megatower’s big wheels, long travel, and tough carbon fiber chassis delivers the high-speed security traits of a downhill bike. Yet the relatively-steep seat tube angle and size-specific geo maintain the Mega’s mega pedaling ability—elevating its reputation as the perfect choice for big gravity rides and DH park laps.


The frame now shines with stiffness values that are designed differently depending on the frame size, so that every rider experiences as identical a riding experience as possible – regardless of frame size. The same applies to the chainstays, which become longer with increasing bike size. The cool style has remained, it is still recognizable at first glance as a Santa Cruz mtb. Another frame innovation is the “Glovebox” called downtube storage space, so you have everything important with you and the clean look of the frame is still maintained. The Santa Cruz Megatower remains despite all the innovations true to its reputation as a balanced-aggressive machine for enduro racing, demanding tours and maximum bike park action – we wish you mega-much fun with the latest Santa Cruz scion!


The Santa CruzMegatower 2 CC X0 AXS 2024

Glovebox
Place everything you need for a ride beneath the reassuringly high-quality latch and panel in the downtube, including your driving gloves. The Glovebox also comes with a Tool Wallet and Tube Purse, two refined pouches for keeping your essentials close to hand.

Full Carbon C and CC frame options
While both versions of our carbon frames are made in our own factory, are just as strong and stiff as one another, and have a lifetime warranty, there are a couple of differences between the two. CC frames use the very best materials and production processes available, while our C frames add on a little more weight for a little less $.

Stepper seat tube angle
The steep seat tube angle puts you in the right place to scale the steepest pitches to get to the wildest descents. Even better, it gets progressively steeper as the sizes get larger so everyone sits in the right spot.

165mm of VPP® travel
A relatively-low leverage ratio not only makes setup easier but delivers a more damped, controlled feel across the travel range.

Coil and water compatibility
Even with a lower-link flip chip and the option to run large-body shocks, like a coil, you’re still able to fit a water bottle inside the front triangle.

Longer travel?
165mm of travel comes standard, but if you choose to run a shock with a longer, 65mm stroke, you can bump it up to 170mm.

Details matter
The frame details are completed with a neat mud flap that protects the rear shock, a rubberized downtube protector that shrugs off strikes, and tidy cable routing within the frame and swingarm.

Proportional geo
The Megatower’s chainstay length is matched to the frame size so every rider, no matter their height, gets the same balanced geometry.

Full size range
From size small to XXL, no one misses out on the Megatower.

SRAM Eagle Transmission – stronger, better shifting, wirelessly
The next generation SRAM Eagle Transmission specced on our CC-carbon models is a radically robust, fully integrated and interdependent wireless transmission. Built around the universal constant of the wheel axle itself, the Full Mount hangerless attachment creates a far stronger connection to the frame and the super strong derailleur provides unprecedented strength. Shifting under load is made possible due to a combination of X-SYNC technology and cassette mapping, creating seamless shifts even during your hardest power output. The new AXS Pods are extremely ergonomic and highly customizable, so shifting gears is light and intuitive. It’s simply the most advanced transmission and nearly as tough as the mountain itself.

Technology

Flip-Chip
In order to make the Megatower stride confidently across the globe it has an enormous amount of clever adjustability hidden in its bones. A tidy and concealed flip chip in the lower-link adjusts bottom bracket height and changes progressivity of the rear suspension. A second, in the rear dropouts, allows for a 10mm fore-aft adjustment in chainstay length to dial in the rider’s rearward weight distribution – either set for play or for stability. The flip chips are a robust mechanism for riders looking to tune their ride according to their needs without compromising reliability and durability. No wackadoo mousetraps and frail proprietary shocks here.

Santa Cruz carbon frame
We don’t just use carbon to build bikes because it looks cool and everyone is doing it. We pioneer advanced materials and production methods to build the most durable and high-performance bicycles because it’s the way to ensure that riders can just enjoy riding their bike. Our experience with carbon production allows us to build bikes that are extremely reliable.

We design, test and prototype our carbon technology in Santa Cruz, CA. Our carbon lab gives us the capacity to research carbon layup optimization that we can apply to our production frames, and research and test new manufacturing processes and techniques. Our production bikes are strong as hell, and we feel we have a good handle on our toolbox of materials, but having the carbon facility in the same building as the engineers allows us to push our understanding forward, and take advantage of emerging materials technology.

Our frames are manufactured in our exclusive factory (Skybox). We founded this manufacturing facility ourselves because we wanted to be able to control how our designs were produced, to ensure quality control, and to make sure the advancements we design remain proprietary to us (we’re not being selfish, it just sucks when someone peers over your shoulder to get the answer you’ve worked hard to figure out). What’s more, if something needs improving, we have the capacity and capability to change it, before it gets into your hands.

Configuration

Frame: Carbon CC 29″ 165mm Travel VPP™
Frame material: Carbon CC
Wheel size: 29″
Colour: Gloss Purple
Fork: RockShox Zeb Ultimate, 170mm
Rear Shock: FOX Float X2 Factory, 230×62.5
Travel: 170 mm / 165 mm
Brakes: SRAM Code Silver Stealth
Brake discs: SRAM HS2 200mm / 200mm
Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
Stem: Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm
Handlebar: Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm
Bar grips: Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips
Saddle: WTB Silverado Medium, Ti
Seatpost: OneUp V2 Dropper Post, 31.6
Crankset: SRAM X0 Eagle DUB T-Type Crankset, 32t
Bottom bracket: SRAM DUB 73mm MTB Wide BB
Rear derailleur: SRAM X0 Eagle AXS T-Type, 12spd
Gear shifters: SRAM AXS Pod Bridge
Chain guide: OneUp Bash Guide
Cassette: SRAM X0 Eagle T-Type, 10-52t
Chain: SRAM X0 Eagle T-Type, Flattop, 12spd
Front tyre: Maxxis Assegai 29″x2.5″, 3C, MaxxGrip, EXO+
Rear tyre: Maxxis Minion DHR II 29″x2.4″WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+
Front hub: Industry Nine 1/1, 15×110, Torque Cap, 6-Bolt, 28h
Rear hub: Industry Nine 1/1, 12×148, XD, 6-Bolt, 28h
Rims: RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29″
Pedals: not included
Other details: SRAM eTap Powerpack 1 Battery
Maximum total weight allowed: 136 kg (body weight + bike + equipment)
Weight: 15.27 kg

Additional information

Size

S, M, L, XL, XXL

Color

Gloss Purple, Gloss Carbon