Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 R-Kit SRAM NX

MDGloss White

SN: SC23094

MSRP $4,799.00

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Key Specs

  • C carbon frame
  • SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain
  • SRAM Guide T brakes
  • FOX 34 Float Performance, 130mm fork
  • FOX Float Performance DPS 190x45 shock, 120mm rear travel
  • VPP Suspension Platform
  • Internal cable routing
  • SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger)
  • SDG Tellis Dropper, 31.6 dropper post
  • RaceFace AR Offset 30 29" rims, SRAM MTH 716/746 hub wheelset
  • Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4”WT, 3C MaxxGrip, EXO, TR front tire
  • Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4”WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR rear tire
  • SRAM DUB, 73mm English/BSA threaded bottom bracket


The Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 R-kit is a high-performance mountain bike that offers an excellent balance of efficiency and versatility. With its C carbon frame, SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain, SRAM Guide T brakes, and advanced suspension system, the Tallboy 5 R-kit is designed to handle a wide range of trails and terrains with ease.

At the core of the Tallboy 5 R-kit is its C carbon frame. Crafted with precision and expertise, the carbon frame offers a winning combination of strength, stiffness, and light weight. This results in a bike that is both responsive and efficient, allowing riders to power through climbs and maintain control on descents. The carbon construction also helps to dampen vibrations, providing a smooth and comfortable ride quality on rough terrain.

The SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain provides reliable and precise shifting performance. With its wide gear range and 12-speed configuration, the NX Eagle drivetrain allows riders to tackle steep climbs with ease and maintain speed on flat and rolling terrain. The NX Eagle components are known for their durability, making them a popular choice among riders who demand reliable performance on demanding trails.

The SRAM Guide T brakes offer reliable stopping power and modulation. With their hydraulic disc design and four-piston calipers, the Guide T brakes provide consistent and controlled braking performance, allowing riders to confidently navigate technical descents and maintain control in all conditions. These brakes inspire confidence and allow riders to push their limits with ease.

The suspension system on the Tallboy 5 R-kit utilizes the VPP (Virtual Pivot Point) platform. This advanced suspension design provides a balance of pedaling efficiency and traction on technical terrain. The RockShox Pike Base fork with 130mm of travel absorbs impacts and keeps the front wheel tracking the ground, providing precise and controlled handling. The FOX Float Performance DPS shock with 120mm of rear travel further enhances the bike's ability to maintain traction and soak up bumps, ensuring a smooth and comfortable ride.

Internal cable routing is a notable feature of the Tallboy 5 R-kit. The cables are neatly routed through the frame, providing a clean and streamlined appearance. This internal routing also protects the cables from dirt, debris, and external elements, ensuring smooth and reliable shifting and braking performance in all conditions. It reduces maintenance needs and ensures consistent performance over time.

The SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger) is a removable component that connects the rear derailleur to the frame. The UDH offers easy and precise derailleur adjustments, ensuring optimal shifting performance. The Universal Derailleur Hanger provides compatibility with various drivetrain setups, allowing riders to customize their bike according to their preferences and riding style.

The SDG Tellis dropper post with a 31.6 diameter allows riders to quickly adjust their saddle height on the fly, maximizing maneuverability and control on technical descents. The dropper post enables riders to quickly optimize their body position for different sections of the trail, enhancing their riding performance and confidence.

The RaceFace AR Offset 30 rims paired with the SRAM MTH 716/746 hub wheelset provide a strong and reliable platform for the Tallboy 5 R-kit. The wide rim profile of the RaceFace AR Offset 30 rims provides better tire support, optimizing traction and stability. Paired with the SRAM MTH 716/746 hubs, this wheelset ensures quick engagement and smooth rolling performance, enhancing the bike's responsiveness and efficiency.

The Maxxis Dissector tire in a 29"x2.4" size for the front and Maxxis Rekon tire in a 29"x2.4" size for the rear are designed to excel on a variety of trail conditions. The Dissector tire features aggressive tread patterns that deliver excellent traction and control in loose and unpredictable terrain. The Rekon tire offers a fast-rolling design with excellent cornering capabilities. Both tires utilize Maxxis' 3C MaxxGrip and MaxxTerra compounds for optimal grip and durability. The EXO casing adds puncture protection and durability to withstand the rigors of demanding trails.

The SRAM DUB bottom bracket, with a 73mm English/BSA threaded design, ensures efficient power transfer and durability. The wide bottom bracket provides increased stiffness and stability, allowing for optimal power transfer from the pedals to the drivetrain. It contributes to the bike's responsive acceleration and efficient pedaling performance.

In summary, the Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 R-kit is a high-performance mountain bike that combines lightweight construction, reliable components, and advanced suspension technology to deliver an exceptional riding experience. With its carbon frame, dependable drivetrain, powerful brakes, advanced suspension system, internal cable routing, dropper post, high-quality wheelset, grippy tires, and durable components, the Tallboy 5 R-kit is ready to conquer challenging trails and take your riding to new heights.