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Built for big days in big terrain.

The Hightower brings versatility and brawn to the game while hitting a sweet spot for aggressive trail riding. It sports 135mm of rear travel, fast-rolling 29er wheels, and a 67-degree head angle. 

The Hightower gives you the extra bit of confidence to let off the brakes and let 'er rip through the rough stuff. It feels well-balanced in the air and corners like a champ. At the same time, it is has impeccable trail manners and pedals efficiently, so you won’t get that ‘too much bike’ feeling if you end up doing an extra lap or pushing your ride further into the hills.
 

Key Features:

  • Available in: Carbon C & Carbon CC More Info
  • Wheel size: 29"
  • Rear travel: 135mm
  • Priced from $3999 (MSRP)

Build & Price

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Geometry & Sizing

Rollover table below to highlight frame dimensions.

29 - Low

SMLXLXXL
AReach405mm15.94"430mm16.93"450mm17.72"475mm18.7"505mm19.88"
BStack604mm23.78"609mm23.98"613mm24.13"623mm24.53"641mm25.24"
CHead Tube Angle67°67°67°67°67°67°67°67°67°67°
DSeat Tube Length390mm15.35"420mm16.54"450mm17.72"490mm19.29"510mm20.08"
EFront Center703mm27.68"730mm28.74"752mm29.61"781mm30.75"818mm32.2"
FBB Height337mm13.27"337mm13.27"337mm13.27"337mm13.27"337mm13.27"
GBB Drop33mm1.3"33mm1.3"33mm1.3"33mm1.3"33mm1.3"
HWheelbase1138mm44.8"1165mm45.87"1187mm46.73"1215mm47.83"1255mm49.41"
IChainstay Length435mm17.13"435mm17.13"435mm17.13"435mm17.13"435mm17.13"
JHead Tube Length90mm3.54"95mm3.74"100mm3.94"110mm4.33"130mm5.12"
KTop Tube Length574mm22.6"601mm23.66"622mm24.49"650mm25.59"685mm26.97"
LSeat Tube Angle74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°74.3°
MStandover Height710mm27.95"710mm27.95"713mm28.07"720mm28.35"727mm28.62"
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27.5" Frame Sizing

s
5'2"157 — 5'5"165cm
m
5'5"165 — 5'9"175cm
l
5'9"175 — 6'1"185cm
xl
6'1"185 — 6'3"191cm
xxl
6'3"191 — 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.

Where can I find additional technical information for my bike?

Currently all technical info is located either on the bike archive or under tech support. Both can provide helpful information for puzzling with your bike, torque specs, and exploded diagrams.