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Santa Cruz Heckler MX R Kit Carbon Electric Mountain Bike (2022)

Heckler MX R Kit Carbon Electric Mountain Bike (2022)

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The bigger battery gives riders more range to go further and the confidence to do so.

The bigger battery gives riders more range to go further or have less anxiety doing so. But the bigger the battery the greater the weight, and there's a point where the advantage of more range is overcome by the negative handling characteristics. That's why after a lot of testing of different battery sizes we know 720wh is the sweet spot for big rides on real trails.

Making the battery removable (using a 4mm hex key) makes it easy to drop a new one in or charge off the bike (at an AirBnB, motel, or apartment).

150mm VPP Suspension

One of the best suspension systems ever to grace a mountain bike. It's versatility means it gobbles up the rough stuff but is also really efficient. The two stout links create a very touch bike that's made to last many lifetimes of trails.

On and on and on and on...

Danny MacAskill just doesn't stop talking about ebikes. He's infatuated with them. In fact, the only time he's not chewing someone's ear off about how good they are is when he's riding them. And when he's riding an ebike he rides and rides and rides. Which is partly why we've made the newest Heckler able to go further, higher, faster and be funner.

The latest generation of the Heckler has a larger interchangeable battery (720wh up from 504wh), which allows riders to expand their own trail map - accessing previously unreachable trails, unlocking less-used trails and cramming more into less time.

The new Heckler has both mixed or dual 29-inch wheel size options. Wheel size isn't the only option for riders. There's a full size range of both from medium to XXL, with the small size frame having dual 27.5 wheels. 

The thing that sets our ebikes apart from the pack is the on-trail manners of the bike. Santa Cruz sweats the carbon layup and frame design so it's tough enough to handle the sheer quantity of riding ebikes allow. There's no corners cut in the componentry so you're only concern is not getting lost rather than being stuck with a mechanical. The geometry has been honed from a lot of testing and feedback in order to make the ride fun whether going up or down. And finally, the legendary VPP suspension has been tuned precisely for ebike use. 150mm rear travel (with 160mm travel fork up front) seems to be the sweet spot for a bike intended to tame big trails on big days, with slightly less anti-squat to give it glue-like traction on the climbs you'll be testing yourself on.


Kit R
Price $8199USD
Weight 22.13kg / 48.79lbs
Material Carbon C
Fork RockShox Lyrik Select, 160mm
Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
Shifters SRAM NX Eagle Single Click, 12spd
Crankset Shimano EM600 Crank Arms 165mm
Cassette SRAM PG1230, 12spd, 11-50t
Chain SRAM NX Eagle, 12spd
Brakes SRAM G2 RE
Brake Rotors Avid Centerline 200mm
Headset Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
Bars E13 TRS Base
Stem e13 TRS Base
Grips Santa Cruz House Grips
Front Hub SRAM MTH 716, 15x110, Torque Cap, 32h
Rear Hub SRAM MTH 746, 12x148, 32h
Rims WTB ST i30 TCS 2.0 29” (F), 27.5” (R) (Size Small is 27.5” Front and Rear)
Chainguide E13 E-Spec+ AL
Battery 720Wh Integrated, removable
Drive Unit Shimano Drive Unit DU-EP800
Display Shimano Display Unit SC-E7000
Charger Smart-Plus 4A Charger
Spokes Sapim Race
Front Tire Maxxis Assegai 29"x2.5", 3C, MaxxGrip, EXO+, TR (Size Small is 27.5”)
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5"x2.4", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+, TR
Seat Post SDG Tellis
Saddle WTB Silverado Race Saddle or WTB Volt