Santa Cruz Heckler 9 Carbon C – 29″


The Heckler has a huge interchangeable battery (720Wh), which allows riders to access previously unreachable trails, unlock less-used trails and cramming more into less time. The 150mm rear travel (with 160mm travel fork up front) of VPP™ suspension has been tuned to tame big trails on big descents and provide glue-like traction on the climbs. The Heckler has both mixed or dual 29-inch wheel size options and a full range of frame sizes from small to XXL.

Full carbon C and CC frame options
Carbon CC frames use the very best materials and production processes available, while Carbon C frames offer the same great features while adding a little more weight to save a little £. Both versions are made in our own factory, are just as strong and stiff as one another, and have a lifetime warranty.
Interchangeable 720wh battery
The battery is fully removable/replaceable which means carrying a spare for ultra range or charging the battery away from the bike is possible.
Shimano EP8 motor
The new Shimano EP8 motor is lighter, more powerful and more efficient. All this means it’s even more capable of tackling longer, tougher rides.
Coil and water compatibility
The option to run large body shocks (like a coil) and still fit a water bottle in the front triangle.
Made to last many lifetimes
The legendary Santa Cruz fit, finish and quality construction put this into a league of its own. The frame, bearings and optional Reserve wheels come with a lifetime warranty and any service is easy to do with our Rider Support pledge.
Details matter
The details are completed by a neat mud flap to protect the rear shock plus tidy cable routing within the frame and swingarm, and rubberized DT protectors to shrug off strikes.
The latest Heckler gets longer reach and slacker headtube angle than previous generations. A 445mm rear center blends climbing traction and downhill composure.
Full size range from S to XXL
Both 29 and MX versions are available in M-XXL frame sizes. The Small frame comes with 27.5″ wheels only.

Additional information


Gloss Avocado Green





Carbon C

Rear Shock
RockShox Super Deluxe Select 210×55

FOX 36 Float Performance, 160mm

Rear Derailleur
SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd


SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t

SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd

E13 E-Spec+ AL

Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset

Rear Tyre
Maxxis Minion DHR II 29″x2.4″WT, 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+, TR

Front Tyre
Maxxis Assegai 29″x2.5″ 3C MaxxGrip, EXO+, TR

Reserve Tubeless Sealant

Front Hub
SRAM MTH 716, 15×110, Torque Cap, 32h

Front Hub
SRAM MTH 716, 15×110, Torque Cap, 32h

Rear Hub
SRAM MTH 746, 12×148, 32h

Rear Rim
WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 29″

Front Rotor
Avid Centerline 200mm

Rear Rotor
Avid Centerline 200mm


Shimano EM600 Crank Arms 165mm

e13 TRS Base, 800mm

e.13 Base, 40mm

WTB Silverado Medium CroMo

SDG Tellis Dropper, 31.6

Santa Cruz Bicycles House Grips

Darfon 720Wh Integrated Battery

Drive Unit
Shimano Drive Unit DU-EP800


Wheel Size


S M L XL XXL Size Names S M L XL XXL
Reach 430 455 475 495 520 Reach | hi/lo 430/427 455/452 475/472 495/492 520/517
Stack 607 616 629 648 666 Stack | hi/lo 607.3/609 615.8/618 629.4/632 647.5/650 665.6/668
Head Tube Angle 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° Head Tube Angle | hi/lo 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5° 64.8°/64.5°
Seat Tube Length 390 405 430 460 500 Seat Tube Length | hi/lo 390 405 430 460 500
Front Center 761 781 807 836 869 Front Center | hi/lo 760.6/761 780.9/781 807.3/807 835.8/736 869.4/869
BB Height 346 346 346 346 346 BB Height | hi/lo 346/342 346/342 346/342 346/342 346/342
BB Drop 8 R:8 / F: 26 R:8 / F: 26 R:8 / F: 26 R:8 / F: 26 BB Drop | hi/lo 08-Dec R:8 / F: 26/R:12 / F: 30 R:8 / F: 26/R:12 / F: 30 R:8 / F: 26/R:12 / F: 30 R:8 / F: 26/R:12 / F: 30
Wheelbase 1206 1226 1252 1281 1314 Wheelbase | hi/lo 1205.6/1207 1225.9/1227 1252.3/1253 1280.8/1282 1314.4/1315
Rear Center 445 445 445 445 445 Rear Center | hi/lo 445/446 445/446 445/446 445/446 445/446
Head Tube Length 130 100 115 135 155 Head Tube Length | hi/lo 130 100 115 135 155
Top Tube Length 571 599 624 645 674 Top Tube Length | hi/lo 571.4/572 599/600 623.6/625 644.6/646 673.5/675
Seat Tube Angle 76.9° 76.8° 76.7° 77° 77° Seat Tube Angle | hi/lo 76.9°/76.7° 76.8°/76.6° 76.7°/76.4° 77°/76.7° 77°/76.8°
Standover Height 720 745 743 741 741 Standover Height | hi/lo 720/716 745/741 743/740 741/737 741/738

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 (M-XXL).

The Heckler 29 is available in sizes medium – extra extra large (M-XXL).