Santa Cruz 5010 C S AM Red

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  • $8,099.99

5010 is built to serve the most technical backcountry missions.

130mm of VPP® (Virtual Pivot Point) travel produces a shorter chainstay length and lower BB height compared to the 5010’s bigger-travel brethren. This creates a uniquely playful character and an insatiable appetite for negotiating steep, rocky climbs.

And when it’s time to head home, playtime becomes a riot. The new 5010 has a 67-degree head tube angle, more aggressive than before, and the longer top tube welcomes the use of shorter stems for more precise handling and greater confidence on rapid descents. The 5010 also shares all the latest VPP® hardware with the new Bronson. 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. 


Frame Material Carbon C

Fork FOX 34 Float Performance 130

Shock Fox Float Performance

Rear Dérailleur SRAM GX 1x11

Shifters SRAM GX

Chainring Size 32 Tooth

Crankset Race Face Aeffect AL

Bottom Bracket Included w/ crankset

Cassette SRAM XG1150 10-42

Chain SRAM PC1130

Brakes SRAM Guide R

Brake Rotors Avid Centerline; 180mm

Headset Cane Creek 40

Bars Race Face Ride 760mm, 35mm clamp

Stem Raceface Turbine Basic 35mm clamp

Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale Lock-on

Front Hub Novatec D541; 15x110mm; 32h

Rear Hub Novatec D542; 12x148mm; 32h

Rims WTB STP i23 TCS; 32h

Spokes DT Swiss Champion

Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR; 27.5x2.3

Rear Tire Maxxis Crossmark 2 EXO TR; 27.5x2.25

Tubes Stans Sealant

Seat Post Rockshox Reverb Stealth, 150mm travel (125mm travel on size small)

Saddle WTB Volt Race