“It can’t change color, and it’s made out of metal, but the name is still appropriate,” as Santa Cruz defines their newest model for 2011, the Chameleon Hardtail, which features a Lime Green colored aluminum metal frame. Other colors available would be in Powder Coat Black, White, Seabright Blue, Chocolate and Red.
The Santa Cruz 2011 Chameleon uses an eccentric 68mm BB shell made to handle forks from 10 to 160mm of travel that can cope-up with the tension of a 50-51mm chain line. It also provides a seat post of 30.9mm that must be supplied with a 34.9mm seat collar.
Frame weight is approximately 4.85lbs, with a price of £499. Santa Cruz recommends an 80-160mm fork range and a max tire width of 2.6”. 8” for a max rotor size can fit it well and give you a straight speed. Chameleon’s retail price–£1,399 with a weight of approx 27.36lbs.
Santa Cruz Bicycles offers you a 2-year warranty for this Chameleon bike.