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Santa Cruz Nomad C XT

Santa Cruz Nomad C XT
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More travel than a white van

Big-mountain riding is a nomadic existence: meeting friends in far-flung car parks; pinpointing trails you're not sure are even rideable; sending the ones you know are. Shiny new bling gets battered, shattered, and bruised. That's life. That's how it should be. That's why the Nomad exists.

Probably the most abused bike in our line up, every Nomad has a story to tell. But, each Nomad we've made keeps coming back for more. It's not Stockholm Syndrome, it's called sealed bearings in all pivots, a lower link grease port, shuttle guards, and free bearing replacements. Why scrap a frame when a simple bearing service can make one last a lifetime? That's our stance on sustainability at least, and it's why our carbon fiber doesn't just mean lighter, it means tough as hell backed up by a lifetime warranty and crash replacement support.

There's no time for puzzling when on a road trip, either. That's why we chose 27.5 wheels as the go-to for the widest variety of riding styles and rider sizes. When peeling your bike out of the van at a new spot, your only question should be: "Is this a full-face or a half-lid kinda ride?" The 64-degree head angle and 77-degree seat angle puts you in the sweet spot when winching up to the top of a big drop-in. Meanwhile, proportional chainstay lengths mean handling is never compromised, regardless of frame size.

And, when we say big travel, we're not talking about your Transit's odometer. We're talking 170mm of 38mm diameter fork and 170mm of VPP rear suspension compatible with both coil and air shocks. The details are completed by a neat mud flap to protect the rear shock, plus tidy cable routing within the frame and swingarm and rubberized DT protectors that shrug off strikes.

So, van-lifers, unite. The Nomad is the kind of bike you need never worry about all summer long. Sorry we can't say the same for the locked public washrooms and parking tickets.

High Setting
bike frame with labeled dimensions
Bike Sizes:
SMLXL
A. Reach 425mm 450mm 475mm 500mm
B. Stack 601mm 614.5mm 623.4mm 645.9mm
C. Standover 710mm 732mm 733mm 732mm
D. Effective Top Tube 551mm 581mm 609mm 643mm
E. Head Tube Angle 64° 64° 64° 64°
F. Head Tube Length 115mm 130mm 140mm 165mm
G. Seat Tube Angle 78.2° 78° 77.9° 77.6°
H. Seat Tube Length 380mm 405mm 430mm 460mm
I. Bottom Bracket Height 344mm 344mm 344mm 344mm
J. Bottom Bracket Drop 10mm 10mm 10mm 10mm
M. Wheelbase 1185mm 1222mm 1256mm 1297mm
N. Front to Center 760mm 792mm 821mm 857mm
O. Chainstay Length 425mm 430mm 435mm 440mm

Low Setting
bike frame with labeled dimensions
Bike Sizes:
SMLXL
A. Reach 422mm 447mm 472mm 497mm
B. Stack 603mm 617mm 626mm 648mm
D. Effective Top Tube 552mm 582mm 610mm 644mm
E. Head Tube Angle 63.7° 63.7° 63.7° 63.7°
F. Head Tube Length 115mm 130mm 140mm 165mm
G. Seat Tube Angle 77.9° 77.7° 77.5° 77.2°
H. Seat Tube Length 380mm 405mm 430mm 460mm
I. Bottom Bracket Height 340mm 340mm 340mm 340mm
J. Bottom Bracket Drop 14mm 14mm 14mm 14mm
M. Wheelbase 1186mm 1223mm 1257mm 1298mm
N. Front to Center 760mm 792mm 821mm 857mm
O. Chainstay Length 426mm 431mm 436mm 441mm

Specs

Frame Carbon C
Fork FOX 38 Float Performance Elite, 170mm, 27.5"
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+
Rims RaceFace ARC Offset 30 27.5"
Hubs Front: Industry Nine 1/1, 110x15, 6 Bolt, 28h
Rear: Industry Nine 1/1, 148x12, XD, 6 Bolt, 28h
Spokes Sapim Race
Axles Front: 110 x 15mm
Rear: 148 x 12mm
Tires Front: Maxxis Assegai 27.5"x2.5", 3C, MaxxGRIP, EXO+, TR
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5"x2.4", 3C, EXO+
Bottom Bracket Shimano XT 68/73mm
Crankset Shimano XT M8100
Chainrings 32t
Shifters Shimano XT M8100, 12spd
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100, 12spd
Cassette/Freewheel Shimano XT M8100, 12spd, 10-51t
Chain Shimano XT, 12spd
Brakes Shimano XT 8120
Rotors Shimano XT RT86, Ice Tech, 203mm
Handlebars Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Riser
Tape/Grips Burgtec Bartender Pro Grip Minnar
Stem Burgtec Enduro MK3
Headset Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6
Saddle WTB Silverado Medium Cromoly SL Fusion Saddle or WTB Volt
Pedals Sold separately
Accessories & Extras OneUp Bash

* Subject to change without notice.

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