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Santa Cruz Megatower CC X01 Coil Reserve

Santa Cruz Megatower CC X01 Coil Reserve
  • Color: Storm Grey
  • Color: Amarillo Yellow
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The Megatower is the fusion of big wheels and the biggest-hitting suspension system. It’s a modern day brawler, as suited to die-hard racers as it is to riders wanting to conquer their hometown trails.

The Megatower is the most capable, confidence-inspiring 29er trail bike in Santa Cruz's line-up. The lower-link-mounted shock configuration—designed for compatibility with both air and coil shocks—provides a progressive shock rate that has unmatched traction and bottom-out resistance, making it ideal for taming the longest descents and rowdiest hits.

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 modular point 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.

The Megatower isn’t all fight and fury, it’s smart and savvy too. It has a sharp, 76-degree seat tube angle for winching to the top of the kinds of descents where having a roomier cockpit and a 65-degree head tube angle will come in handy. And, you can still carry around a full water bottle inside the frame (even with a piggyback shock), and the frame is well protected with a shock fender, shuttle guard, downtube protector, and ribbed chainstay protector.

- Carbon CC 160mm frame
- FOX 38 Float 170mm fork
- Fox DH X2 Factory Coil 2-Position shock
- SRAM X01 Eagle drivetrain
- Reserve 30 Carbon rims

Dropper posts

A dropper seatpost allows you to quickly lower and raise your seat to give you an ideal riding position. Dropping your seat creates a lower center of gravity for better control and maneuverability on steep descents, while raising it puts you at normal riding height for efficient pedaling.

Construction can include either hydraulic- or cable-actuated systems and the post’s travel can either be infinitely adjustable or stopped at set intervals, depending on the model.

Dropper seatposts come in standard lengths and diameters and vary by the amount of travel.


Frame Carbon CC 29" 160mm Travel VPP
Fork FOX 38 Float, 170mm, 29"
Headset Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated
Rear Shock Fox DH X2 Factory Coil 2-Position Lever
Axles Front: 110 x 15mm thru-axle
Rear: 148 x 12mm thru-axle
Rims/Wheels Reserve 30 29" Carbon
Hubs DT Swiss 350, XD
Spokes Sapim D-Light
Tires Front: Maxxis Assegai 29 x 2.5", 3C, MaxxGRIP, Double Down, TR
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 29 x 2.4", 3C, MaxxGRIP, Double Down, TR
Crankset SRAM X1 Eagle 148 DUB
Chainrings 30T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB 68/73mm
Chain SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM XG1295 Eagle, 12spd, 10-52t
Shifters SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd
Handlebars Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Riser
Tape/Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale
Stem Burgtec Enduro MK3
Brakes SRAM Code RSC w/Avid Centerline 200mm rotors
Saddle WTB Silverado Team
Seat Post RockShox Reverb Stealth
Accessories & Extras OneUp Bash chainguide

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Storm Grey / Small 192219165714 58-21200-115-2-708-253702
Storm Grey / Medium 192219165790 58-21200-115-3-708-253702
Storm Grey / Large 192219165875 58-21200-115-4-708-253702
Storm Grey / X-Large 192219165950 58-21200-115-5-708-253702
Storm Grey / XX-Large 192219166032 58-21200-115-6-708-253702
Amarillo Yellow / Small 192219165752 58-21200-115-2-709-253702
Amarillo Yellow / Medium 192219165837 58-21200-115-3-709-253702
Amarillo Yellow / Large 192219165912 58-21200-115-4-709-253702
Amarillo Yellow / X-Large 192219165998 58-21200-115-5-709-253702
Amarillo Yellow / XX-Large 192219166070 58-21200-115-6-709-253702