2022 Santa Cruz Heckler 29 C R-Kit

C$11,399.00
Article code 58-22251-106-4-758-747801-11
The latest generation of the Heckler has a larger interchangeable battery (720wh up from 504wh), which allows riders to expand their own trail map - accessing previously unreachable trails, unlocking less-used trails and cramming more into less time.

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Key Features:

Front Travel: 160mm
Rear Travel: 150mm
Battery Size: 720wh

On and on and on and on...

Danny MacAskill just doesn't stop talking about ebikes. He's infatuated with them. In fact, the only time he's not chewing someone's ear off about how good they are is when he's riding them. And when he's riding an ebike he rides and rides and rides. Which is partly why we've made the newest Heckler able to go further, higher, faster and be funner.

The latest generation of the Heckler has a larger interchangeable battery (720wh up from 504wh), which allows riders to expand their own trail map - accessing previously unreachable trails, unlocking less-used trails and cramming more into less time.

The new Heckler has both mixed or dual 29-inch wheel size options. Wheel size isn't the only option for riders. There's a full size range of both from medium to XXL, with the small size frame having dual 27.5 wheels. Two levels of carbon (Santa Cruz's own C and CC blends) open up the range of options for build kits.

The thing that sets our ebikes apart from the pack is the on-trail manners of the bike. We sweat the carbon layup and frame design so it's tough enough to handle the sheer quantity of riding ebikes allow. There's no corners cut in the componentry so you're only concern is not getting lost rather than being stuck with a mechanical. The geometry has been honed from a lot of testing and feedback in order to make the ride fun whether going up or down. And finally, the legendary VPP suspension has been tuned precisely for ebike use. 150mm rear travel (with 160mm travel fork up front) seems to be the sweet spot for a bike intended to tame big trails on big days, with slightly less anti-squat to give it glue-like traction on the climbs you'll be testing yourself on.

The only thing we've yet to figure out is how to get Danny into a 12-step ebike recovery program.

Build Specs

  • Kit - R
  • Price - $10749CDN
  • Weight - 22.35kg / 49.27lbs
  • Material - Carbon C
  • Fork - RockShox Lyrik Select, 160mm
  • Shock - RockShox Super Deluxe Select
  • Rear Derailleur - SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
  • Shifters - SRAM NX Eagle Single Click, 12spd
  • Crankset - Shimano EM600 Crank Arms 165mm
  • Cassette - SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t
  • Chain - SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
  • Brakes - SRAM G2 RE
  • Brake Rotors - Avid Centerline 200mm
  • Headset - Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
  • Bars - E13 TRS Base
  • Stem - e13 TRS Base
  • Grips - Santa Cruz House Grips
  • Front Hub - SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h
  • Rear Hub - SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h
  • Rims - WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 29"
  • Chainguide - E13 E-Spec+ AL
  • Battery - 720Wh Integrated, removable
  • Drive Unit - Shimano Drive Unit DU-EP800
  • Display - Shimano Display Unit SC-E7000
  • Charger - Smart-Plus 4A Charger
  • Spokes - Sapim Race
  • Front Tire - Maxxis Assegai 29"x2.5", 3C, MaxxGRIP, EXO+, TR
  • Rear Tire - Maxxis Minion DHR II 29"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+, TR
  • Seat Post - SDG Tellis
  • Saddle - WTB Silverado Race Saddle or WTB Volt

Geometry

Low M L XL XXL
Reach 451.9mm 471.9mm 491.9mm 516.9mm
Stack 618.1mm 631.7mm 649.8mm 668mm
Head Tube Angle 64.5° 64.5° 64.5° 64.5°
Seat Tube Length 405mm 430mm 460mm 500mm
Front Center 780.8mm 807.2mm 835.7mm 869.2mm
BB Height 342mm 342mm 342mm 342mm
BB Drop 30.5mm 30.5mm 30.5mm 30.5mm
Wheelbase 1241.8mm 1268.2mm 1296.7mm 1330.2mm
Rear Center 461mm 461mm 461mm 461mm
Head Tube Length 100mm 115mm 135mm 155mm
Top Tube Length 600mm 624.5mm 645.6mm 674.5mm
Seat Tube Angle 76.6° 76.4° 76.7° 76.8°
Standover Height 741.2mm 739.6mm 737.2mm 737.7mm

 

High M L XL XXL
Reach 455mm 475mm 495mm 520mm
Stack 615.8mm 629.4mm 647.5mm 665.6mm
Head Tube Angle 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8°
Seat Tube Length 405mm 430mm 460mm 500mm
Front Center 780.9mm 807.3mm 835.8mm 869.4mm
BB Height 346mm 346mm 346mm 346mm
BB Drop 26.5mm 26.5mm 26.5mm 26.5mm
Wheelbase 1240.9mm 1267.3mm 1295.8mm 1329.4mm
Rear Center 460mm 460mm 460mm 460mm
Head Tube Length 100mm 115mm 135mm 155mm
Top Tube Length 599mm 623.6mm 644.6mm 673.5mm
Seat Tube Angle 76.8° 76.7° 77° 77°
Standover Height 745mm 743.2mm 741mm 740.5mm

 

Frame Sizing

If you're on the cusp between the recommended height range of two sizes, the absolute best thing is to try to ride them both. At a minimum, check the stack/reach measurements on your current bike and compare it to the new model you are looking at to get an idea of a fit you are already comfortable with. If riding the bike is not an option, consider the following.

Please note, the Small frame comes with 27.5" wheels only.

The Heckler MX is available in sizes medium - extra extra large (S-XXL).

The Heckler 29 is available in sizes medium - extra extra large (M-XXL).