The Santa Cruz Nomad carbon bike walks the line between an all-mountain trail rider and a gravity shredder, designed to go uphill just as well as it goes down. Now in its third generation, the revamped carbon Nomad frame has been completely redesigned to stay ahead of enduro racing's ever-more DH trajectory. Santa Cruz Bikes put a lot of emphasis on the performance and ride characteristics of their VPP suspension design, with adjustability of shock rates for individual designs, superb pedaling and bump smoothing characteristics. An aggressive 65 degree head angle delivers precise downhill handling and the increased 165mm VPP suspension, with improved small bump performance, smooth's out the ride. The compact chainstays combined with an inch longer cockpit, plus a steeper seat tube angle, creates an efficient pedaling position. The new frame has all the trimmings demanded today: internal cable routing, 142mm rear thru-axle spacing, molded rubber swingarm and downtube protectors, ISCG-05 carbon tabs and a 73mm threaded BB for creak-free riding. Only compatible with single chainring drivetrain designs. 5 year warranty. Shock pump is sold separately.
If the size you need is not in-stock, please feel free to order. We'll have it here in a matter of days.
Frame: High-grade Carbon C fiber chassis, tapered head tube, forged upper link.
Rear Shock: RockShox Monarch Plus Debonair
Fork: RockShox Pike RCT3 160mm
Headset: Cane Creek 40
Wheels: WTB Frequency Team i23 TCS rims laced to DT 350 hubs w/ DT 14/15 spokes, alloy nipples
Tires: Maxxis High Roller 2 2.3" Tubeless Ready EXO
Cassette: SRAM XO-1, 10-42, 11spd
Chain: SRAM XX1
Rear Derailleur: SRAM XO-1
Crankset: SRAM X1, 34 tooth
Shifter: SRAM XO-1
Brakes: Shimano XT with 180mm Ice Tech rotors
Handlebars: Raceface Sixc 800mm
Stem: Raceface Atlas 50mm
Saddle: WTB Volt Team
Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth 150mm
Grips: Lizard Skin Peaty lock on
Weight: 28.57 lbs. (LG)
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