2022 Santa Cruz Heckler 9 MX C S-Kit

C$13,549.00
Article code 58-22249-148-4-757-752401-11
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 - S
  • Price - $12699CDN
  • Weight - 21.94kg / 48.37lbs
  • Material - Carbon C
  • Fork - FOX 36 Float Performance, 160mm
  • Shock - RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
  • Rear Derailleur - SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd
  • Shifters - SRAM GX Eagle Single Click, 12spd
  • Crankset - Shimano EM600 Crank Arms 165mm
  • Cassette - SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t
  • Chain - SRAM GX Eagle, 12spd
  • Brakes - SRAM Code R
  • Brake Rotors - Avid Centerline 200mm
  • Headset - Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
  • Bars - Santa Cruz e35 Carbon Bar, 800mm, 35mm Rise
  • Stem - Burgtec Enduro MK3
  • Grips - Santa Cruz House Grips
  • Front Hub - DT Swiss 370, 15x110, 6 bolt, 32h or E13 SL, 15x110, 6 bolt, 32h
  • Rear Hub - DT Swiss 370, 12x148, XD, 32h or E.13 SL E-Spec, 12x148, XD, 6 bolt, 32h
  • Rims - RaceFace ARC HD 30 29” (F), 27.5” (R) (Size Small is 27.5” Front and Rear)
  • 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 (Size Small is 27.5”)
  • Rear Tire - Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+, TR
  • Seat Post - SDG Tellis
  • Saddle - WTB Silverado Medium Cromoly SL Fusion Saddle or WTB Volt

Geometry

Low S M L XL XXL
Reach 426.9mm 451.9mm 471.9mm 491.9mm 516.9mm
Stack 609.4mm 618.1mm 631.7mm 649.8mm 668mm
Head Tube Angle 64.5° 64.5° 64.5° 64.5° 64.5°
Seat Tube Length 390mm 405mm 430mm 460mm 500mm
Front Center 760.6mm 780.8mm 807.2mm 835.7mm 869.2mm
BB Height 342mm 342mm 342mm 342mm 342mm
BB Drop 11.9mm R:12 / F: 30.5 R:12 / F: 30.5 R:12 / F: 30.5 R:12 / F: 30.5
Wheelbase 1206.7mm 1226.9mm 1253.3mm 1281.8mm 1315.3mm
Rear Center 446.1mm 446.1mm 446.1mm 446.1mm 446.1mm
Head Tube Length 130mm 100mm 115mm 135mm 155mm
Top Tube Length 572.4mm 600mm 624.5mm 645.6mm 674.5mm
Seat Tube Angle 76.7° 76.6° 76.4° 76.7° 76.8°
Standover Height 716.2mm 741.2mm 739.6mm 737.2mm 737.7mm

 

High S M L XL XXL
Reach 430mm 455mm 475mm 495mm 520mm
Stack 607.3mm 615.8mm 629.4mm 647.5mm 665.6mm
Head Tube Angle 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8°
Seat Tube Length 390mm 405mm 430mm 460mm 500mm
Front Center 760.6mm 780.9mm 807.3mm 835.8mm 869.4mm
BB Height 346mm 346mm 346mm 346mm 346mm
BB Drop 8mm R:8 / F: 26.5 R:8 / F: 26.5 R:8 / F: 26.5 R:8 / F: 26.5
Wheelbase 1205.6mm 1225.9mm 1252.3mm 1280.8mm 1314.4mm
Rear Center 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm
Head Tube Length 130mm 100mm 115mm 135mm 155mm
Top Tube Length 571.4mm 599mm 623.6mm 644.6mm 673.5mm
Seat Tube Angle 76.9° 76.8° 76.7° 77° 77°
Standover Height 720mm 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).