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Santa Cruz Bronson C R

Santa Cruz Bronson C R
  • Color: Matte Olive
  • Color: Red Tide
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Santa Cruz's most notorious thriller, the Bronson, is ready for action no matter what role it's cast into. The Bronson has the biggest personality in our range. From flat-out on the trail to fully flat over a table, each new generation redefines expectations of what a 150mm bike can do.

The new lower-link mounted shock configuration opens up greater possibilities for maximum bump performance, a supportive mid-stroke, and a barely detectable bottom out. It’s like our most capable all-around bike just had a set of afterburners bolted on.

With 150mm of VPP travel on 27.5-inch wheels, the Bronson continually rides the sharp edge between agility and stability. Ideal for negotiating tech-gnar one moment and fast flowing terrain the next, the 160mm fork travel and 65-degree head angle ensure handling remains refined. Meanwhile, the redesigned, one-piece swingarm keeps the rear wheel tracking on point, however twisted you get.

There’s plenty of room to run up to 2.8-inch tires on plus rims. We offer build kit options for "regular" 27.5 and Plus-size, using 2.6 tires. It feels like the sorta big is the sweet spot between the Velcro-like traction of plus tires and the traditional feel of a supportive casing on standard-width tires.

Its versatility makes Bronson the go-to choice for those seeking a skeleton key to unlock unfamiliar trails.

- Carbon C frame
- RockShox Yari RC 160mm fork
- RockShox Super Deluxe Select rear shock
- 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain
- WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 27.5-inch rims
- SDG Tellis dropper post

Dropper posts

A dropper seatpost allows you to quickly lower and raise your seat to give you an ideal riding position. Dropping your seat creates a lower center of gravity for better control and maneuverability on steep descents, while raising it puts you at normal riding height for efficient pedaling.

Construction can include either hydraulic- or cable-actuated systems and the post’s travel can either be infinitely adjustable or stopped at set intervals, depending on the model.

Dropper seatposts come in standard lengths and diameters and vary by the amount of travel.


Frame Carbon C 27.5/27+ 150mm Travel VPP
Fork RockShox Yari RC, 160mm, 27.5"
Headset Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select
Rims/Wheels WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 27.5"
Hubs Front: SRAM MTH 716, 15 x 110, Torque Cap, 32h
Rear: SRAM MTH 746, 12 x 148, 32h
Spokes Sapim Race
Tires Front: Maxxis Minion DHF II 27.5 x 2.5", 3C, MaxxGRIP, EXO, TR
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5 x 2.4", 3C, EXO, TR
Crankset SRAM NX Eagle 148 DUB
Chainrings 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB 68/73mm
Chain SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50T
Shifters SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
Handlebars Burgtec Alloy
Tape/Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale
Stem Burgtec Enduro MK3
Brakes SRAM Guide T w/Avid Centerline 200mm/180mm
Saddle WTB Silverado Race
Seat Post SDG Tellis

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Matte Olive / X-Small 192219163512 58-21154-104-1-710-295201
Matte Olive / Small 192219163536 58-21154-104-2-710-295201
Matte Olive / Medium 192219163550 58-21154-104-3-710-295201 130290
Matte Olive / Large 192219163574 58-21154-104-4-710-295201
Matte Olive / X-Large 192219163598 58-21154-104-5-710-295201
Red Tide / X-Small 192219163529 58-21154-104-1-711-295201
Red Tide / Small 192219163543 58-21154-104-2-711-295201
Red Tide / Medium 192219163567 58-21154-104-3-711-295201
Red Tide / Large 192219163581 58-21154-104-4-711-295201
Red Tide / X-Large 192219163604 58-21154-104-5-711-295201