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Santa Cruz Bronson Aluminum S

Santa Cruz Bronson Aluminum S
  • Color: Matte Olive/Blue
  • Color: Red Tide/Yellow
Color: Matte Olive/Blue
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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.

- Aluminum frame
- RockShox Lyrik Select+ 160mm fork
- RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ rear shock
- 12-speed SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain
- Race Face AR Offset 30 rims with DT 370 hubs
- Maxxis Minion 2.5/2.4" tires
- RockShox Reverb Stealth dropper post

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.


Frame Aluminum
Fork RockShox Lyrik Select+ 160mm 27.5
Headset Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
Axles Front: 15 x 110mm Boost thru-axle
Rear: 12 x 148mm Boost thru-axle
Rims/Wheels Race Face AR Offset 30 27.5"
Hubs DT 370
Spokes DT Competition (32)
Tires Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR 27.5 x 2.5"
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR2 EXO TR 27.5 x 2.4"
Crankset SRAM Stylo 7k 148 DUB
Chainrings 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB
Chain SRAM GX Eagle 12spd
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM XG1275 Eagle 10-50T
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle
Handlebars Race Face Aeffect R 35x780mm
Tape/Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
Stem Race Face Aeffect R 50mm
Brakes SRAM Code R
Saddle WTB Silverado Pro
Seat Post RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6mm

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Matte Olive/Blue / X-Small 192219128641 58-20161-107-1-666-329701
Matte Olive/Blue / Small 192219128665 58-20161-107-2-666-329701
Matte Olive/Blue / Medium 192219128689 58-20161-107-3-666-329701
Matte Olive/Blue / Large 192219128702 58-20161-107-4-666-329701
Matte Olive/Blue / X-Large 192219128726 58-20161-107-5-666-329701
Red Tide/Yellow / X-Small 192219128658 58-20161-107-1-667-329701
Red Tide/Yellow / Small 192219128672 58-20161-107-2-667-329701
Red Tide/Yellow / Medium 192219128696 58-20161-107-3-667-329701
Red Tide/Yellow / Large 192219128719 58-20161-107-4-667-329701
Red Tide/Yellow / X-Large 192219128733 58-20161-107-5-667-329701