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 i35 TCS rims with SRAM MTH hubs
- Maxxis Minion 2.6" tires
- Race Face Aeffect dropper post
Wider than standard yet narrower than fat, plus-size rims and tires hit the sweet spot in grip, stability, and speed, giving you more confidence on technical terrain. Compared to a standard tire you’ll feel grip in places you wouldn’t expect thanks to a bigger contact patch and greater rollover clearance. More air volume allows lower tire pressures which softens bumps and increases float on sand or snow. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, the benefits of plus-size tires and rims will amplify your mountain biking fun.
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.
Pedals sold separately
|Fork||RockShox Yari RC 160mm 27.5|
|Headset||Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset|
|Rear Shock||RockShox Super Deluxe Select|
Front: 15 x 110mm Boost thru-axle
Rear: 12 x 148mm Boost thru-axle
|Rims/Wheels||WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0 27.5"|
Front: SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h
Rear: SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h
|Spokes||DT Competition (32)|
Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.6", DC EXO TR
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR2 27.5 x 2.6", 3C EXO TR
|Crankset||SRAM NX Eagle 148 DUB|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB|
|Chain||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SRAM PG1230 11-50T|
|Shifters||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Handlebars||Race Face Aeffect R 35x780mm|
|Tape/Grips||Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips|
|Stem||Race Face Ride 50mm|
|Brakes||SRAM Guide T|
|Saddle||WTB Silverado Race Saddle|
|Seat Post||Race Face Aeffect 150mm|
* Subject to change without notice.