Santa Cruz Bicycles - 5010 Mountain Bike - Sriracha
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The tool for that back country mission you’ve always planned.

A laser sharp, agile backcountry trail whip that corners on rails and loves to pop and jib, the 5010 is a bike handler's dream.

As at home on a backcountry mission with Steve Peat as it is hopping fences with Danny MacAskill, the 130mm-travel 5010 sports a short chainstay length and low BB height for a uniquely playful character with an insatiable appetite for negotiating steep, technical climbs.

When it’s time to descend, the bike’s 67-degree head tube angle, and generous reach/short stem combo equate to precise, confident handling. The top-tube-mounted, box-section upper link is a leap forward in durability and stiffness, and the lower link rests cleanly out of the way, dramatically improving clearance and minimizing rock strikes.

Bike choice can be a numbers game, but if your game is conquering epic trails then 5010 is the only number you need know. 

Key Features:

  • Available in: Aluminum, Carbon C & Carbon CC More Info
  • Wheel size: 27.5"
  • Rear travel: 130mm
  • Priced from $3899 (MSRP)

Build & Price

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Geometry & Sizing

Rollover table below to highlight frame dimensions.

All measurements reflect installation of a fork with a 519mm axle-to-crown height.

SMLXL
AReach405mm15.94"425mm16.73"445mm17.52"475mm18.7"
BStack585mm23.03"595mm23.43"604mm23.78"613mm24.13"
CHead Tube Angle67°67°67°67°67°67°67°67°
DSeat Tube Length395mm15.55"420mm16.54"450mm17.72"495mm19.49"
EFront Center
FBB Height334mm13.15"334mm13.15"334mm13.15"334mm13.15"
GBB Drop20mm0.79"20mm0.79"20mm0.79"20mm0.79"
HWheelbase1117mm43.98"1141mm44.92"1164mm45.83"1198mm47.17"
IChainstay Length426mm16.77"426mm16.77"426mm16.77"426mm16.77"
JHead Tube Length100mm3.94"110mm4.33"120mm4.72"130mm5.12"
KTop Tube Length576mm22.68"598mm23.54"621mm24.45"654mm25.75"
LSeat Tube Angle73.8°73.8°73.8°73.8°73.8°73.8°73.8°73.8°
MStandover Height711mm27.99"717mm28.23"719mm28.31"732mm28.82"
NEye to Eye Length
Geometry Illustration LayerreachGeometry Illustration LayerstackGeometry Illustration LayerheadtubeanGeometry Illustration LayerseattubelenGeometry Illustration LayerfrontcenterGeometry Illustration LayerbbheightGeometry Illustration LayerbbdropGeometry Illustration LayerwheelbaseGeometry Illustration LayerchainstayGeometry Illustration LayerheadtubelenGeometry Illustration LayertoptubeGeometry Illustration LayerseattubeanGeometry Illustration LayerstandoverGeometry Illustration LayereyetoeyeGeometry Illustration Layerbase

Frame Sizing

S
5'0"152 — 5'5"165cm
M
5'5"165 — 5'10"178cm
L
5'10"178 — 6'1"185cm
XL
6'1"185 — 6'6"198cm

Tech Support

Can I mount a chainguide to my bike?

Yes, this bike is equipped with ISCG-05 tabs for easy chainguide mounting.  Most chainguides on the market that are made for this standard should work.

Is the 148x12 derailleur hanger the same as the 142x12 hanger?

No, it's not. We had to make a new derailleur hanger to go with the new dropout. They look similar, but the easiest way to tell them apart is the finish. Our 142x12mm hangers have a bead-blasted finish, while the 148x12mm hangers have a smooth, machined finish. 

Should I grease the headset cups when I install them?

Yes, we recommend this. Do not use the Carbon Assembly Compound on the headset, as it will make it more difficult to remove from the frame.

What kind of headset does the aluminum version of this bike use?

The aluminum version of this bike uses integrated headset cups. The the upper up is 41mm and the lower cup is 52mm. The SHIS name is IS 41/28.6 IS 52/40.