Santa Cruz Launch Second 27.5″ Bike – Introducing the Solo

June 1st, 2013

By Factory Jackson in Tech

Santa Cruz have really grabbed the 27.5″ bull by the horns, delivering their second “tweener” size bike and following on from previous releases, the all-new Solo not only looks amazing, but is accompanied by an awesome video featuring none other than Steve Peat doing what he does best.

“With Bronson-mania still at full throttle, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d burned out on big launches for the year. But the story’s just begun. Solo pushes further into the realms of 27.5” possibilities. Developed using what we learned from Bronson, it takes the design platform in a different direction.

The low bottom bracket height, shorter chainstays and 125mm of progressive VPP; suspension give Solo its snappy, nimble, ride. A 68 degree head angle adds climbing agility into the equation, while a 5 lb carbon frame weight define Solo as the tool for that back country mission you’ve always planned. Responsibly offered in Mountain Rescue Orange, Solo goes where no bike has gone before…

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Image stills from Peaty’s trip to the Highlands below courtesy of Chris Ball at The Baller Consultancy – please do not do not reproduce these photos outside of the reporting on SANTA CRUZ SOLO without express permission of Chris. Enjoy!

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