Burlier than a Tallboy, but less travel than a Megatower, is the 2020 Santa Cruz Hightower the ultimate all-mountain bike?
In addition to seeing a boost in travel from 110mm to 120mm out back, the “downhiller’s XC” bike also earned more aggressive geometry.
With about 50% more heft than a similarly specced non-electric mountain bike, Santa Cruz was not about to find playfulness in a weight loss program alone.
This ain't your Granddaddy's Tallboy.
I was initially skeptical of what they were bringing to the table, but was humbled after a solid ride.
Exploring new trails in Downieville.
If you’ve ever been heckled for riding an e-bike get ready to chortle with smug satisfaction – you can be the Heckler now!
Say it ain't so...
Fashionably late, or waiting in the wings for the precise moment to join the e-Party?
The aptly named Heckler is a Shimano-powered, pedal-assist Bronson. Surprised? Or was it about time?
One of Santa Cruz’s original founders talks about how much of their catalogue could be electric in the coming years, and much more.
In the timeline of every movement, there are key points that mark its adoption and acceptance.
To get a better idea of the intricacies of the Paydirt program and to see how much interest Santa Cruz has garnered with the launch, I reached out to their brand manager Seb Kemp.
The Heckler name has been resurrected and applied to the 27.5-inch-wheeled, 150mm-travel eMTB from the Northern California brand.
With a strong message of, "Ride what you like." Santa Cruz enters the e-bike market with its 2020 Heckler.
The legendary mountain biker and actress turned team manager digs in deeper than your average World Cup team staff, and her efforts have produced a crew of successful riders who sign on for the long haul.
The Santa Cruz Tallboy is so hot right now, proudly hitting the nail on the head with each trendy development in mountain biking.
Josh is product manager at Santa Cruz and plays a significant role in the development of their bikes.
If you could only have one bike...
Santa Cruz Syndicate ripper, Luca Shaw, makes mincemeat out of the trails on a Santa Cruz Tallboy.