Santa Cruz was founded by rebel mountain bikers and skaters who knew they could build a better bike. Starting with the first full-suspension bike, they did just that, and twenty-five years later Santa Cruz is still at the forefront of mountain biking innovation. The Stigmata was originally built to compete in cyclocross, taking wins at the national level. As road cycling evolved the Stigmata evolved with it. Recent Stigmata models have rack mounts and are just as comfortable on bikepacking trips as in ‘cross races. This is a gravel bike for everyone from casual riders and roadies looking to expand their horizons to ‘cross racers who need durable performance on technical terrain.