While Chris King’s products haven’t received a lot of OEM spec on Santa Cruz’s bikes over the years, they have been long-time partners on the Syndicate racing team. In 2016, Chris King celebrates their 40th anniversary, so SCB decided to do a little something special.
This limited edition 5010 will get a complete set of Chris King’s special Olive Crate components that debuted at NAHBS and themselves are going to be very limited in quantity. The components get a special brushed finish over the olive green anodization, then etched with anniversary logo and graphics. The rest of the bike is painted to accentuate the color scheme, including matched graphics on the Rockshox fork. Check out the complete build and details below…
The Santa Cruz 5010 is a 130mm travel 27.5 trail bike, and this one comes with their top level CC carbon frame.
Other spec includes Race Face Next SL cranks with SRAM XX1 group, Easton ARC 27 rims, Maxxis Minion 2.3 tires, SRAM Guide Ultimate brakes, Rockshox Pike RCT3 fork and Fox Float Performance Elite rear shock.
Claimed weight for the complete bike is 26.8lb (12.2kg), retail is $8,999 and only 40 will be built.