Monthly Archives: June 2010

Santa Cruz Tallboy – Demo Day 4

Had a rest day on Saturday (Day 3), which was nice. The aim of this ride was to try and push the Tallboy to the limits of what you’d expect from a 100mm FS XC/Marathon bike. I was considering doing … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Tallboy – Demo Day 2

Following the fettling on Day 1, Day 2 would be about riding as far as possible. Downside being a did need to spend a full day at work. So decide to string together a 22 mile commute route. Distance 44.4 … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Tallboy – Demo Day 1

Things I thought were good Grease nipples under the bottom bracket where it counts most. The cable routing looks really neat and has another set of lugs for a adjustable seat post. The raw carbon black is very nice. The … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Tallboy – Research

I’m going to be testing this Santa Cruz Tallboy next weekend. Also what this rather large chap did with his tallboy is pretty impressive. Rob Deans Santa Cruz Tallboy More from him and some others on this thread on singletrack. … Continue reading

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Which bike?

What am I looking for? I’ve got a rather retro GT Zaskar hardtail (usually running at 85 to 100mm upfront) and classic Cannondale Prophet (with 140mm front and rear). So I’m looking for something that will fit neatly between these … Continue reading

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