Santa Cruz Highball 2018, anyone?

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Nice looking bike! How does it ride?

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Rides great, not sue if M was big enough or should have gone L...

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New Highball owner here:

Picked up a 2020 CC and even with low budget NX build it weighs 24 pounds with pedals..

I will slowly converting this to a fullWW build for XC/ Gravel races.. Ill start a new thread as well on that build

Next will be wheels and a Eagle AXS conversion
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gSporco wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:27 pm
New Highball owner here:

Picked up a 2020 CC and even with low budget NX build it weighs 24 pounds with pedals..

I will slowly converting this to a fullWW build for XC/ Gravel races.. Ill start a new thread as well on that build

Next will be wheels and a Eagle AXS conversion
Photo? Mine in the current setup:
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Next changes will be wider tires, and then a taller headset upper cover, to remove the 10mm spacer, and leave just the 5mm one, without cutting th efork. This headset is IS 41, as far as I know. Cane creek makes it in aluminium 15mm tall, but also in carbon in 15mm, for IS42... I wonder if I can purchase that carbon one IS42, then change the internal ring, use it with existing bearing, and call it a day... what do you guys think:
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InDustWeTrust
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there is a new frame with a much more relaxed head angle, correct?

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by 1llum4

Yes it was silently updated in 2023 with the sea foam colorway to a 67deg head angle compared to the previous 2018 geo of 69.5deg

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I see... thank you. new frame also has different, newer, more refined cable entries to the frame.

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