Santa Cruz 5010 CC X01 Reserve First Ride review

Santa Cruz 5010 CC X01 Reserve First Ride review

The new Santa Cruz 5010 is an evolution, rather than a ground-up rebuild of the previous version of the 5010, but that’s no bad thing, as previous generations of the 130mm trail bike have always impressed. Santa Cruz / Juliana news story Santa Cruz Bronson First Ride Santa Cruz 5010 highlights 130mm travel Longer and slacker than the previous version redesigned rear end Compatible with 27.5 and 27.5+ wheels and tyres The 5010 shares a frame with the Juliana Furtado, and likewise the bulk of the kit on the respective models, save for the contact points – the Furtado getting more female friendly options. The 5010 CC X01 Reserve bike I tested sits near the top of the tree, and as the name suggests is based around the higher-grade CC frameset, with a SRAM X01 Eagle groupset and Santa Cruz’s Reserve 27 carbon wheels. As with all the 5010s, there’s ...

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