Here’s Andrew Morris’ 2023 Santa Cruz Blur. There aren’t too many of these around yet and even fewer with the RockShox Sid Ultimate and front and rear remote lockouts which were added by his dad, RJ. The seafoam Blur weighs in at 22.6lbs as shown. The 2021 High School Freshman National champion with forgo Colorado High School State Championships and will instead be racing it at Marathon Nationals on Oct 23rd in Frederick Maryland. Among other awesomeness, you’ll notice a lack of shifter cables thanks to the electronic SRAM XX1 AXS 12spd derailleurs and shifters.

The Build

Frame: Large, 2023, Santa Cruz, Blur XX1 AXS RSV, 22.6 lbs
Fork: RockShox Sid Ultimate 120mm
Rear shock: RockShox SidLuxe Ultimate 100mm
Front derailleur: NA
Rear derailleur: SRAM XX1 AXS 12spd
Brake levers: SRAM Level Ultimate
Brakes: SRAM Level Ultimate, Hydro, SRAM CLX Center Lock 160mmn
Shifters: SRAM XX1 AXS 12spd
Cassette: SRAM, XG1299 Eagle Rainbow, 12spd, 10-50T
Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB
Cranks: SRAM XX1 175mm
Chainrings: Sram XX1 34T
Power Meter: NA
Pedals: Shimano SPD- M9100
Chain: SRAM XX1 Eagle 12spd.
Front Hub: DT Swiss 180 EXP, 110×15, Torque Cap, Centerlock, 24h
Front Rim: Reserve 28|XC Carbon Rim
Front Tire: Maxxis Aspen, 29″x2.4WT, 3C, EXO, TR
Rear Hub: DT Swiss 180 EXP, 148×12, XD, Center- lock, 24h
Rear Rim: Reserve 28|XC Carbon Rim
Rear Tire: Maxxis Aspen, 29″x2.4WT, 3C, EXO, TR
Saddle: WTB Silverado Medium Carbon Fusion Saddle
Stem: PNW Components The Coast Stem
Bars: Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Flat Bar, 760mm
Seatpost: FOX Transfer SL Factory, 100mm, 31.6
Computer: Garmin Edge 530
Computer mount: Garmin Edge Stem mount
Tools: na
Sealant: Orange Seal endurance sealant

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