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Santa Cruz Chameleon C 27+ Frame

Santa Cruz Chameleon C 27+ Frame
  • Color: Gloss Carbon
  • Color: Bronze
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The Chameleon, one of our longest-tenured models, has ascended the evolutionary ladder and is now a fully imagined carbon fiber sub-species. It’s Darwinism in action.

We took the fun-loving, shreddy spirit and adjustability of the beloved aluminum Chameleon and added a lighter, faster, more advanced version of the species. It’s a do-it-all hardtail that is as happy making the most of backyard booter (mis)adventures as it is fully-loaded with camp gear and a color-matched dangle mug. Two bottle cage mounts, including a triple-bolt cargo cage mount under the downtube mean you can escape from the crowds, too.

The Chameleon changes to suit its environment. Twenty-niner or 27-plus, geared or single-speed, this adaptable hardtail utilizes a suite of simple, swappable dropouts to convert it from aggro trail charger to single-speed racer to husky bikepacking mule, or anything in between.

Depending on setup and skill level, the Chameleon is capable on a wide range of terrain—aggressive trail riding to jump lines to all-around use. Going for maximum speed and rollability? Go 29er. Riding mostly loose terrain? Get some Plus tires that provide traction for days. The most versatile bike in our range now ticks even more boxes.


Frame Carbon C 29/27+ Hardtail (comes with dropouts for 27.5+ configuration)
Axles 148 x 12mm thru-axle

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Gloss Carbon / Small 192219169156 68-21195-2-625-0299
Gloss Carbon / Medium 192219169118 68-21195-3-625-0299
Gloss Carbon / Large 192219169071 68-21195-4-625-0299
Gloss Carbon / X-Large 192219169033 68-21195-5-625-0299
Bronze / Small 192219169132 68-21195-2-626-0299
Bronze / Medium 192219169095 68-21195-3-626-0299
Bronze / Large 192219169057 68-21195-4-626-0299
Bronze / X-Large 192219169019 68-21195-5-626-0299