Santa Cruz

Review of Santa Cruz Nomad

Review of Santa Cruz NomadSanta Cruz Nomad has been completely revamped for 2021. It’s slacker and longer but still rolls on playful 27.5″ wheels. Our review will answer all of your questions. The Nomad has long been the most fun and the most playful bike in Santa Cruz‘s lineup. Fear not as that hasn’t changed after the latest update,... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Bronson

Review of Santa Cruz BronsonSanta Cruz Bronson is a capable all-rounder that redefines what a 150mm trail bike can do. The third iteration is longer, slacker, and lower than ever before.  If you can afford to buy just one bike but you have a burning desire to ride trails, bike parks, and an occasional excursion into the world of... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Tallboy

Review of Santa Cruz TallboySanta Cruz Tallboy is a bike that should not work as well as it does. It’s a short-travel, long-wheelbase 29er that’s great at climbing and pedaling, but also confident at descending.  Santa Cruz took a few risks and made a few speculations regarding what short-travel 29ers are and what they can do. Version 4 of... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz 5010

Review of Santa Cruz 5010Santa Cruz 5010 is a playful, nimble, and capable rider-favorite carbon trail bike. The new version is rowdier, slacker, and even more fun than before. Santa Cruz describes the 5010 as an all-terrain trail bike that has a place in every mountain biker’s collection. The reason is that this is a bike that maximizes fun... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Hightower

Review of Santa Cruz HightowerThe Santa Cruz Hightower is a 29″ trail bike with a mix of all the best elements Santa Cruz mountain bikes have to offer. It fits snugly between Santa Cruz’s other popular mountain bikes, the Megatower and the Tallboy, offering more maneuverability than the Megatower and more stability on rough terrain than the Tallboy. For... Read More »