SANTA CRUZ, USA - On September 1st 2013, Greg Minnaar won a third World Championship title, on a stock Santa Cruz V10 downhill frame in front of his home crowd in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. To celebrate his back-to-back gold medals, Santa Cruz created a limited edition Minnaar V10 Replica, of which only 25 will be made, 23 of which will be planted at select locations around the World.

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The bikes have a totally unique build, born from Greg’s collaboration with Syndicate race mechanics and team partners. From the aesthetics, such as one-off frame, wheel, fork, and saddle graphics, down to the specifics such as the 808mm wide Special Edition ENVE Minnaarbar and cut down Shimano 7-speed 11-19 cassette.

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Equipped with stock Fox suspension and Shimano Saint groupset, the Minnaar V10 Replica is perfected with Chris King components, Burgtec stem, Gamut chain device and Maxxis Minion DHR II tires.

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Although Greg actually rides an XL, we’re offering the replica in four sizes, from small to extra large.

If you want to secure a piece of Santa Cruz DH history, you’ll have to be swift. A full list of distributors/dealers holding the bikes can be found at the end of this release.

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Bike Stats


  • Available: S, M, L & XL
  • 7.9 lb (3.6 kg) M size with Fox DHX RC4 shock with 9.5” x 3.0” steel coil
  • 10” (25.4cm) to 8.5” (21.6cm) of adjustable travel
  • Custom South African decal set
  • Molded rubber swingarm and downtube protectors
  • Integrated fork bumpers with cable guide
  • Carbon upper link - increased stiffness
  • Forged aluminum lower link with recessed grease ports
  • Collet axle pivots - lock in place without pinch bolts
  • Direct mount rear derailleur hanger
  • Full carbon dropouts and disk mounts
  • Co-molded aluminum hardware on upper pivot and bottom bracket - no bonding
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  • Chris King headset and hubs, with 157mm rear axle spacing for easier wheel installation
  • ENVE carbon 808mm wide Special Edition Minnaarbar handlebar and ENVE carbon seat post
  • Burgtec direct-mount stem
  • Shimano Saint 165mm cranks with 36T front chain ring
  • 7-speed 11-19 cassette
  • Shimano Saint brakes with 203mm rotors front & rear
  • WTB custom Minnaar Silverado saddle
  • Gamut P38 chain device
  • Marsh Guard front fender
  • Replica number plate


Retail price:

$11,000 in USA & Canada

Please contact the distributors listed for local pricing.



Neezy distribution:
PO Box 120 Wilston Q 4051, Wilston, Queensland, Australia
Size: L x 1


Calgary distribution:
1414 Center Street, N. Calgary, AB, T2E2R9, Canada
Size: M x 1


Terra Firma distribution:
Av. Padre Hurtado Norte 1209, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Size: L x 1


Eastern Solar distribution:
No. 510, De Zheng Bei Road, YueXiu District, GZ, PRC(PC:510030), China
Size: S x 1, M x 1


Race Company distribution:
Quartier Salignan, Le Chêne, 84400 Apt, France
Size: L x 1


Shock Therapy distribution:
Otto-Hahn-Str. 12-14, Bad Camberg, 65520, Germany
Size: L x 1

Hong Kong

Flying Ball distribution:
Unit G58, G/F, Lai Sun Commercial Centre, 680 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, HK
Size: S x 1, M x 1


DSB Bonandrini distribution:
Via del Lavoro 7, Osio Sotto, 24046, Italy
Size: M x 1


A&F distribution:
Shinjuku Square 4F, 6-27-56 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku/ Tokyo, 160-0022, Japan
Size: S x 1

South Africa

Minnaar Cycles distribution:
297 Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg, KZN, South Africa
Size: XL x 1


Bike Comp distribution:
c/ lanzarote, 15 Local 1, Madrid, 28703, Spain
Size: M x 1



Trailworks distribution:
Hauser&Rhyner, Mühlefuhr 4, 8755 Ennenda, Switzerland
Size: M x 1

United Kingdom

Jungle distribution:
Unit 3, The Cedar, New York Mills, Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4LA, UK
Size: M x 1, L x 1


Bicycles Outfitter retailer:
537 N 1st St, Grand Junction, CO 81501, USA
Size: M x 1 

Mojo Wheels retailer:
5790 W. Dartmouth Avenue, Denver, CO, 80227, USA
Size: L x 1 

The Path retailer:
215 W. 1st. St. Suite 102 Tustin, CA 92780, USA
Size: M x 1 

Backcountry retailer:
1678 W, Redstone Center Dr. #210 Park City, UT 84098, USA
Size: S x 1, M x 1, L x 1, XL x 1