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Santa Cruz Bicycles Tallboy LT X01 AM Complete Mountain Bike
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Since its introduction, the Tallboy LT has been changing commonly held notions regarding the correct usage of 29er wheels. Specifically, the LT has proven time and time again that the larger wheels are perfect for flying through aggressive terrain with aplomb, and the Santa Cruz Tallboy LT X01 AM complete mountain bike rounds the LT out with a build kit that's undeniably up to the task. With FOX suspension, a Rockshox Reverb Stealth dropper post, and hand built wheels, you'll have plenty of reason to feel confident on the scariest terrain. SRAM's new X01 drivetrain employs a ultra-wide range cassette and a 1x11 format to shed the weight and complexity of front derailleurs, without sacrificing the gear range found in a traditional double. Basically, the LT is exactly what you need, whether you're looking for an enduro rocket or an all-day trail tamer. The focus of the LT necessitates aggressive geometry and confidence inspiring construction, hence the oversized hydroformed tubing for supreme stiffness and unrivaled confidence. The oversized tapered head tube enables the use of stiffer tapered forks, and provides a solid junction for the oversized, hydroformed down tube and top tube. The top tube and down tube have a subtle bow to them, which dissipates impacts to greatly improve the strength of the frame. The oversized tubing in the rear triangle makes for a flex free ride that's especially important given the added leverage imparted by larger wheels. That stiffness is only aided by the 142x12mm rear thru axle. Anyone who's ridden the LT will tell you that the feel is balanced, yet decidedly aggressive. Accordingly, it receives stealth routing for dropper seatposts, for more control on descents and technical sections. The result is a frame that's light enough for endurance racing, and strong enough for anything you can throw at it. At the heart of the LT's handling is a highly refined VPP suspension. It's a suspension platform that's widely beloved for its blend...