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MY24 Tallboy
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MY23 Tallboy
MY23 Tallboy
MY23 Tallboy
MY23 Tallboy
Mountains covered in snow

The Downhiller's XC Bike

The Tallboy has earned a loyal following amongst those who seek a go-to bike that will hold up to the relentless hammering of "power hour" hot laps or long days in the saddle harvesting the best trails. The highly-refined VPP™ suspension on the Tallboy combines pedaling efficiency and all-out bump-chomping prowess. If ever there was a gravity riders’ XC bike, the Tallboy is it.

Available in: Carbon C & Carbon CC
Wheel size: 29-inch
Front travel: 130mm
Rear travel: 120mm

Mountains covered in snow

The Downhiller's XC Bike

The Tallboy has earned a loyal following amongst those who seek a go-to bike that will hold up to the relentless hammering of "power hour" hot laps or long days in the saddle harvesting the best trails. The highly-refined VPP™ suspension on the Tallboy combines pedaling efficiency and all-out bump-chomping prowess. If ever there was a gravity riders’ XC bike, the Tallboy is it.

Available in: Carbon C & Carbon CC
Wheel size: 29-inch
Front travel: 130mm
Rear travel: 120mm

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MY23 Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 Full Suspension Mountain Bike - R
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MY23 Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 Full Suspension Mountain Bike - R
$8,499 AUD $6,799 | Weight: 30.83 lbs / 13.99 kg
 
Please note: Price, Weight, and Parts Spec information is subject to change.
 

R

$8,499 AUD $6,799

30.83 lbs / 13.99 kg

S

$9,999 AUD $7,999

30.04 lbs / 13.62 kg

GX AXS

$11,999 AUD $9,599

29.68 lbs / 13.46 kg

GX AXS RSV

$13,499 AUD $10,799

29.37 lbs / 13.32 kg

X01

$12,999 AUD $10,399

29.32 lbs / 13.3 kg

X01 AXS RSV

  $12,799

28.89 lbs / 13.11 kg

Material
Carbon C

Our C Carbon frames use the same proprietary processes of the highest spec CC Carbon frames to match the same legendary strength and stiffness standards. But the use of a different grade of carbon material results in a minimal weight gain.

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Material
Carbon C

Our C Carbon frames use the same proprietary processes of the highest spec CC Carbon frames to match the same legendary strength and stiffness standards. But the use of a different grade of carbon material results in a minimal weight gain.

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Material
Carbon C

Our C Carbon frames use the same proprietary processes of the highest spec CC Carbon frames to match the same legendary strength and stiffness standards. But the use of a different grade of carbon material results in a minimal weight gain.

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Material
Carbon C

Our C Carbon frames use the same proprietary processes of the highest spec CC Carbon frames to match the same legendary strength and stiffness standards. But the use of a different grade of carbon material results in a minimal weight gain.

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Material
Carbon CC

CC denotes our highest grade carbon fiber frames. Use of the very best materials in the composite results in the lightest, best handling bikes. CC level bikes are also specced with the best wheels, drivetrains and suspension on these models.

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Material
Carbon CC

CC denotes our highest grade carbon fiber frames. Use of the very best materials in the composite results in the lightest, best handling bikes. CC level bikes are also specced with the best wheels, drivetrains and suspension on these models.

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Rear Shock
FOX Float Performance DPS 190x45

Rear Shock
FOX Float Performance DPS 190x45

Rear Shock
FOX Float Performance Elite DPS 190x45

Rear Shock
FOX Float Performance Elite DPS 190x45

Rear Shock
FOX Float Factory DPS 190x45

Rear Shock
FOX Float Factory DPS 190x45

Fork
RockShox Pike Base, 130mm

Fork
FOX 34 Float Performance, 130mm

Fork
RockShox Pike Select+, 130mm

Fork
RockShox Pike Select+, 130mm

Fork
RockShox Pike Ultimate, 130mm

Fork
RockShox Pike Ultimate, 130mm

Rear Derailleur
SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Rear Derailleur
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Rear Derailleur
SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd

Rear Derailleur
SRAM GX AXS Eagle, 12spd

Rear Derailleur
SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Rear Derailleur
SRAM X01 Eagle AXS, 12spd

Shifters
SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Shifters
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Shifters
GX AXS Controller

Shifters
GX AXS Controller

Shifters
SRAM X01 Eagle, 12spd

Shifters
GX AXS Controller

Cassette
SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t

Cassette
SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Cassette
SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Cassette
SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Cassette
SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Cassette
SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t

Chain
SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

Chain
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Chain
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Chain
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Chain
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Chain
SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB

Headset
Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset

Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Headset
Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Rear Tire
Maxxis Rekon 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Front Tire
Maxxis Dissector 29"x2.4"WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO, TR

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Sealant
Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub
SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h

Front Hub
DT Swiss 370, 15x110, 28h

Front Hub
i9 1/1, 15x110, Torque Cap, 28h

Front Hub
i9 1/1, 15x110, Torque Cap, 28h

Front Hub
i9 1/1, 15x110, Torque Cap, 28h

Front Hub
i9 1/1, 15x110, Torque Cap, 28h

Front Rim
RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Front Rim
RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Front Rim
RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Front Rim
Reserve 30|SL 29", 28h

Front Rim
RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Front Rim
Reserve 30|SL 29", 28h

Rear Hub
SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h

Rear Hub
DT Swiss 370, 12x148, XD, 36t, 28h

Rear Hub
i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rear Hub
i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rear Hub
i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rear Hub
i9 1/1, 12x148, XD, 28h

Rear Rim
RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Rear Rim
RaceFace AR Offset 30 29"

Rear Rim
RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Rear Rim
Reserve 30|SL 29", 28h

Rear Rim
RaceFace ARC Offset 30 29"

Rear Rim
Reserve 30|SL 29", 28h

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 180mm

Brakes
SRAM Guide T

Brakes
SRAM G2 R

Brakes
SRAM G2 RS

Brakes
SRAM G2 RS

Brakes
SRAM G2 RSC

Brakes
SRAM G2 RSC

Crankset
SRAM Stylo 6K 148 DUB 32t

Crankset
SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB, 32t

Crankset
SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB, 32t

Crankset
SRAM GX Eagle 148 DUB, 32t

Crankset
SRAM X1 Carbon Eagle 148 DUB, 32t

Crankset
SRAM X1 Carbon Eagle 148 DUB, 32t

Handlebars
RaceFace Ride, 760mm

Handlebars
Burgtec RideWide Alloy Bar, 800mm

Handlebars
Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Handlebars
Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Handlebars
Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Handlebars
Santa Cruz 35 Carbon Bar, 800mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Stem
Burgtec Enduro MK3, 42mm

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium Ti

Saddle
WTB Silverado Medium Ti

Seatpost
SDG Tellis Dropper, 31.6

Seatpost
SDG Tellis Dropper, 31.6

Seatpost
RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Seatpost
RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Seatpost
RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Seatpost
RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6

Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Grips
Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Our House Grips have an aggressive knurl pattern for all-weather grip, finger ridges for added control and soft, yet durable rubber compound. They come in either 30 or 32mm width and have an inboard snap-on lock ring to keep them tight but no ring on the outboard side so they’re super comfortable. And they’ll do your taxes* *not true. But they are really good.

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Travel
130/120mm

Travel
130/120mm

Travel
130/120mm

Travel
130/120mm

Travel
130/120mm

Travel
130/120mm

Wheel Size
29"

Wheel Size
29"

Wheel Size
29"

Wheel Size
29"

Wheel Size
29"

Wheel Size
29"

Tallboy Frame Specifications

Suspension SystemVPP
Headset/HeadtubeIntegrated (IS41/52)
Seat Post31.6mm
Seat Clamp36.4mm
Eye to Eye length190mm
Stroke45mm
Fork Compatibility130mm
Fork Offset44mm
Brake MountPM 180mm
BB Shell73mm Threaded
Max Tire Size2.5"
Max Chainring Size36t
Water Bottle Mounts1
Shock Mounting Bushing Front30x8
Shock Mounting Bushing Rear30x8

Suspension Setup

Geometry

All units are in millimeters or degrees.

XSSMLXLXXL
Reach | hi/lo405/403430/428455/453475/473495/493520/518
Stack | hi/lo601/603610/612619/621628/630646/648656/658
Head Tube Angle | hi/lo65.7/65.565.7/65.565.7/65.565.7/65.565.7/65.565.7/65.5
Seat Tube Length 370/370380/380405/405430/430460/460500/500
Front Center | hi/lo708/708737/737766/766790/790818/818847/847
BB Height | hi/lo335/332335/332335/332335/332335/332335/332
BB Drop | hi/lo38/4138/4138/4138/4138/4138/41
Wheelbase | hi/lo1138/11381167/11671199/11991227/12271257/12581290/1291
Rear Center | hi/lo430/431430/431433/434437/438439/440443/444
Head Tube Length 95/95105/105115/115125/125145/145155/155
Top Tube Length | hi/lo555/556579/580602/603622/623644/645671/671
Seat Tube Angle | hi/lo76/75.776.3/7676.7/76.476.8/76.677/76.877.1/76.8
Standover Height | hi/lo680/676693/691696/693698/695698/695701/698
Tallboy Frame Render

Frame Sizing

If you're on the cusp between the recommended height range of two sizes, the absolute best thing is to try to ride them both. At a minimum, check the stack/reach measurements on your current bike and compare it to the new model you are looking at to get an idea of a fit you are already comfortable with. If riding the bike is not an option, consider the following.

The Tallboy is available in sizes extra small - extra extra large (XS-XXL).

Tallboy 5 Size Chart
Tallboy 5 Size Chart

FAQ's

Exploded Diagrams

If you're looking for more information about your bike check our the Santa Cruz Bicycles Owner's Manual.

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