Alpine Bikes, Scotland’s Bike Specialists is now the biggest independent cycle retailer in Scotland. Our staff are expertly trained in every aspect of cycling, whether you need suspension set up, a puncture fitting, bike fitting or a new bike for the kids. We offer a wide range of kit from brands including Trek, Cube, Endura, Fox, POC, Dakine, Whyte & Santa Cruz. We live and breathe cycling, so whatever your aspirations, whatever your experience, we’ll help you take your cycling up a gear.
At Blues Ski, Scotland’s Ski Specialist, we’ve been providing the finest ski equipment for over 30 years, and we’ve been skiing on every continent. Whether you’re just starting out or pushing boundaries, heading for the Alps or staying close to home, we’ve got the knowledge, experience and passion to help you have the best time on the slopes. With collections from top brands including Fischer, Head, Rossignol, Black Crows, Norrona, Arc'teryx, Scott, Spyder & Kjus, whatever you ski, we’ve got you covered.
Enquiry about your order, product, Outdoor Experience card, delivery options or just stuck? There's a few ways you can speak to us.
Scotland's Bike Shop | Since 1989
Scotland's Ski Shop | Since 1977
RRP £5,499.00£4,399.00 (Save 20%)
About The MegaTower:
This is a Big Day Brawler. Big travel, big capabilities for big terrain and fearless riders.
Santa Cruz are characterised by their VPP suspension, and the MegaTower is no different. The dual rotating links act together to create a bottomless feel to the rear suspension so that no matter how big that jump, when you land you won't fell any harsh bottom-out, just pure control. But VPP isn't just about big hits, it's about effiency too. The design, in concjunction with a highly tuneable Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+, is initally supple but getting progressively stiffer. This provides grips when climbing without bobbing around when negotiating rocky steps and roots. All together, it's an efficient and massively smooth platform that's well suited to a bike of this capability.
Speaking of which, the MegaTower itself features 160mm of rear wheel travel and 29" wheels, putting it right in the enduro racing sweet spot. It means excellent momentum in rough terrain with the big wheels and suspension eating up rocks and roots with ease. Whether you actually race or not is up to you; what's true is that the MegaTower has serious ambition, so if you value speed and going as fast as you dare, look no further.
Geometry is as you'd expect for a bike of this nature. A 64.7 degree head angle and 76.4 degree seat angle allow for confident descentding and efficient climbing. A flipchip allows minor tweaking to this setup and can increase the wheelbase by 10mm for even more stability at speed. For the real downhillers out there, the frame is also compatible with a host of coil shocks for ultimate descending prowess. The MegaTower is designed around a short offset fork (42/44mm) which provides sharper handling than the head angle would have you believe, but doesn't sacrifice stability. As with any good mountain bike, it's a good all round balance.
Santa Cruz's carbon technology is one of the best in the mountain bike world. It isn't just ludicrously strong (check out this video for an example) it designed for easy maintenance too. Internal cables get their own internal sleeves for easy replacement; a threaded BB is easy to service by the home mechanic; anglular contact bearings again can be serviced by a competent mechanic without specialist tools.
The MegaTower is a real fun machine. With big travel and big wheels, it can more than hold its own on the toughest of terrain, and if you plan on racing enduros, you'd be hard pressed to find any bike more capable of getting you down the hill faster.
Condition: This particular ex-demo bike had 10-15 rides and been fully re-built so it is in perfect working order. There are some scratches and other cosmetic defects in keeping with a used bike, as shown in the images. For any further details, please get in touch.
Product code: HRBIP4AL0162 | Colour: Green
ABOUT EX-DEMO BIKES:
Ex-Demo bikes are based in our Glentress shop where they are used through the season to allow prospective customers the chance to ride a particular bike before buying their own. The bikes have no more than 30 seperate rides (often much less) before being cleaned up for sale, which includes the following:
All this means that our ex-demo and ex-hire bikes are in perfect condition and ready to ride straight away. Realistically there will be some minor cosmetic damage, but in terms of performance, you can purchase safe in the knowledge the bike is 100% fit for purpose.
Each Santa Cruz ex-demo bike comes with a full Lifetime Warranty on the frame and bearings.
Want to know more? Contact our Glentress store directly via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We can then provide a more accurate description for each bike, including pictures of any scuffs or scrapes.
If you wish to order an ex-demo bike online, here's the process:
Our 0% Finance is easy and you can apply in any Alpine Bikes store.
Choose the items you want to order with 0% Finance – making sure the bike is over £350 to qualify.
Sign up here to receive marketing communications from the Tiso Group.