Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 X0 AXS T-Type SRAM X0 AXS Transmission

MDGloss White

SN: SC23090

MSRP $7,899.00

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Key Specs

  • CC carbon frame
  • SRAM X0 AXS T-Type drivetrain
  • SRAM Level Silver Stealth 4-Piston brakes
  • RockShox Pike Ultimate or Fox 34 Float Factory, Grip2, 130mm fork
  • Fox Float Factory 190x45, 120mm rear shock
  • VPP Suspension Platform
  • Internal cable routing
  • SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger)
  • OneUp V2 Dropper Post or RockShox Reverb or Fox Transfer, 31.6
  • RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29” wheelset
  • Industry Nine 1/1 Hubs
  • Santa Cruz Carbon 35 800mm Handlebar
  • WTB Silverado Medium TI Saddle
  • Maxxis Forekaster 29"x2.4"WT, 3C, Maxxterra, EXO, tires front and rear
  • SRAM DUB, 73mm MTB Wide threaded bottom bracket


The Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit is a top-of-the-line mountain bike that offers an exceptional blend of performance, technology, and premium components, making it an ideal choice for riders who crave versatility and agility on the trails. At the heart of the bike lies a CC carbon frame, renowned for its lightweight yet robust construction. This frame material provides a perfect balance of strength and agility, ensuring riders can confidently take on challenging terrains and technical descents while maintaining superior control and maneuverability.

The Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit boasts a SRAM X0 AXS T-Type drivetrain, representing the pinnacle of electronic shifting technology. The wireless shifting system offers precise and instant gear changes at the touch of a button, allowing riders to effortlessly conquer steep climbs and accelerate through demanding sections. The 12-speed drivetrain ensures a wide range of gear ratios, making it suitable for all types of terrain and riding styles.

To complement the high-performance drivetrain, the bike is equipped with SRAM Level Silver Stealth 4-Piston brakes. These hydraulic disc brakes deliver reliable stopping power, offering precise modulation and control, which is essential for navigating technical sections and maintaining safety on the trail.

The front suspension options for the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit include either the RockShox Pike Ultimate or the Fox 34 Float Factory with Grip2 damping, both offering 130mm of travel. These forks are renowned for their performance, featuring robust construction and advanced damping technology that smoothens out rough trails while providing excellent control and responsiveness.

For the rear suspension, the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit features the Fox Float Factory shock with 190x45mm dimensions, offering 120mm of travel. This rear shock complements the VPP Suspension Platform, providing a balanced combination of efficiency and responsiveness. The VPP design optimizes pedaling efficiency while maintaining traction and stability, ensuring riders can efficiently transfer power while tackling technical climbs and fast descents.

The bike's internal cable routing not only gives the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit a clean and sleek appearance but also protects the cables from external elements, reducing the risk of damage and maintaining smooth shifting and braking performance. Additionally, the SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger) is a practical feature that simplifies maintenance and compatibility, allowing riders to quickly and easily replace the derailleur hanger if needed.

To enhance rider comfort and control, the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit is equipped with a dropper post, with the option of either the OneUp V2 Dropper Post, RockShox Reverb, or Fox Transfer, all in a 31.6mm diameter. The dropper post enables on-the-fly saddle height adjustment, allowing riders to quickly lower the saddle for descents and raise it for efficient pedaling on climbs, ensuring optimal handling and maneuverability.

Rolling on the RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29” wheelset with Industry Nine 1/1 hubs, the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit guarantees a reliable and smooth ride, capable of handling a variety of terrains. The Santa Cruz Carbon 35 800mm handlebar provides excellent control and stability, giving riders confidence when navigating through technical sections and tackling challenging obstacles.

The WTB Silverado Medium TI saddle offers a comfortable and supportive seating position, ensuring riders can stay in control and maintain a comfortable riding experience during long rides. The Maxxis Forekaster 29"x2.4"WT tires, featuring 3C Maxxterra and EXO technology, offer exceptional traction and durability, providing confidence-inspiring grip on various surfaces, from loose to hardpacked trails.

The SRAM DUB 73mm MTB Wide threaded bottom bracket ensures smooth and reliable power transfer, supporting the drivetrain's efficiency and overall performance.

In summary, the Santa Cruz Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit is a premium mountain bike that brings together high-quality components and advanced technology to deliver a ride that's both thrilling and comfortable. With its lightweight carbon frame, top-tier drivetrain, powerful brakes, and capable suspension, the Tallboy 5 X0 AXS kit is a true performer on the trails, providing riders with the confidence to push their limits and enjoy the thrill of mountain biking to the fullest.