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2022 Santa Cruz Megatower locks-in Glovebox on 165mm VPP frame

2022 Santa Cruz Megatower locks-in Glovebox on 165mm VPP frame

Santa Cruz Bicycles has released the 2022 Megatower, now a 165mm travel 29″ enduro bike sporting their iconic VPP suspension platform. A longer stroke shock…

Tuesday, Apr 19

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Santa Cruz Bicycles has released the 2022 Megatower, now a 165mm travel 29″ enduro bike sporting their iconic VPP suspension platform. A longer stroke shock offers increased rear wheel travel and a lower overall leverage ratio, designed to bring so-called “near V10 performance in an up-down-repeat package”. The launch delivers no fewer than 11 models to choose from over 7 price points ranging from $5,649 USD up to $13,999 USD. Model: 2022 Santa Cruz Megatower

Travel: 165mm rear, 170mm front

Wheel Size: 29″

Frame Material: Carbon (C & CC)

Claimed Weight: 34.11 lbs / 15.47 kgs (Megatower C GX AXS in Size Large)

Starting Price: $5,649 USD (Megatower C R)

2022 Santa Cruz Megatower The $5,649 USD Santa Cruz Megatower C R model in Trans BlueFrom its silhouette, you’d be hard-pushed to spot any major differences between the previous Megatower and its latest incarnation. The lines of the front and rear triangle are almost identical, and you’d be unlikely to recognize that longer stroke shock unless you got your measuring tape out. Only then would you recognize this bike is, to no one’s surprise, longer and slacker than its predecessor.A major giveaway that this is a new frame can be seen on the downtube, in the form of a storage cavity aptly named the Glovebox, which does not arrive empty; it is home to a Tool Wallet and Tube Purse, shown to be able to accommodate a small hand pump, multitool, innertube and tire plugs, i.e., everything you’d need […]

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