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2024 Santa Cruz Nomad CC X0 AXS-Kit Coil
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ALL THE TRAVEL AND MX WHEELS
Load up the van, hit the road, climb a mountain, hammer it back down, huck the gap, throw the bike back in the van, drive to the bike park and do laps on laps. Hell, you could even rock up to the startline of the world's wildest races. The Nomad’s forte is being ready and willing to go wherever, whenever. The only thing it needs is a rider willing to press send.
|Available in:||Carbon CC|
All the travel anyone needs in a single-crown bike intended for the steepest and deepest of trails.
Place your ride essentials securely beneath a new high-quality latch and panel in the Nomad's downtube. The Glovebox comes with a fitted Tool Wallet and Tube Purse to keep your tools close to hand.
Chainstay length and seat angle are matched to the frame size (STA steepens and rear centre grows as frame size increases) so that every rider, no matter what height, gets the same balance of geometry and handling characteristics.
The mixed wheel configuration of a 29-inch wheel up front provides traction and stability, while the 27.5-inch rear wheel allows for quick back wheel steering and lifting. Mixing the best of both worlds.
Flip your chip
In the Low position, the shock rate becomes more progressive, particularly at the end of the stroke, and there’s some bottom-out resistance to be gained. In the High setting, the bike rides a little higher in its travel and supplies the rider with more mid-stroke support.
Frame stiffness tuned by size
Bigger riders means bigger stresses on bigger frames. So we tailor stiffness for every size to make sure everyone gets the same ride quality.
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 to shrug off strikes.
SRAM Eagle Transmission - stronger, better shifting, wirelessly
The next generation SRAM Eagle Transmission specced on our CC-carbon models is a radically robust, fully integrated and interdependent wireless transmission. Built around the universal constant of the wheel axle itself, the Full Mount hangerless attachment creates a far stronger connection to the frame and the super strong derailleur provides unprecedented strength. Shifting under load is made possible due to a combination of X-SYNC technology and cassette mapping, creating seamless shifts even during your hardest power output. The new AXS Pods are extremely ergonomic and highly customizable, so shifting gears is light and intuitive. It's simply the most advanced transmission and nearly as tough as the mountain itself.
VPP™ suspension can be optimized to strike a balance between pedaling efficiency and all-out bump-chomping prowess. The Nomad is exceptional at absorbing the biggest hits so its rider can charge harder, with more confidence, in the very worst terrain. But because it's still pedal efficient, getting up to the best, highest trails isn't a chore like some other bikes.
All the travel
If you're stomping gaps and stamping passports you're no stranger to travel. 170mm of 38mm diameter fork and 170mm of VPP™ rear suspension, compatible with both coil and air shocks.
Sensitivity and constant traction
On the Nomad, lowering the anti-squat reduced pedal kickback on big square-edge hits at speed, all while improving the overall sensitivity of the suspension to maintain traction at all speeds. Up and downhill.
Flat-out bump control and tracking
By reducing the starting leverage of the latest Nomad, we were able to improve body-weight influenced geometry stability throughout the travel. While reducing progression allowed the suspension to have consistently better tracking qualities throughout the stroke.
Built to last
Short, stout counter-rotating links connect the front and rear triangles to create an extremely robust chassis that reduces lateral flex. Simple expanding collet axles hold things together, pivots run on large diameter axles and bearings (which we offer free lifetime replacement for) and the lower link includes a grease-port for quick, easy maintenance.
All units are in millimeters or degrees.
|Reach | hi/lo||430/427||455/452||475/472||495/492||520/517|
|Stack | hi/lo||616/618||625/627||638/640||656/658||670/672|
|Head Tube Angle | hi/lo||63.8/63.5||63.8/63.5||63.8/63.5||63.8/63.5||63.8/63.5|
|Seat Tube Length||380/380||405/405||430/430||460/460||500/500|
|Front Center | hi/lo||770/770||799/799||826/826||855/855||886/886|
|BB Height | hi/lo||346/343||346/343||346/343||346/343||346/343|
|BB Drop (front) | hi/lo||27/30||27/30||27/30||27/30||27/30|
|BB Drop (rear) | hi/lo||8/11||8/11||8/11||8/11||8/11|
|Wheelbase | hi/lo||1209/1209||1239/1240||1269/1270||1301/1302||1336/1337|
|Rear Center | hi/lo||439/440||440/441||443/444||446/447||450/451|
|Head Tube Length||90/90||100/100||115/115||135/135||150/150|
|Top Tube Length | hi/lo||570/571||594/594||612/613||637/638||666/667|
|Seat Tube Angle | hi/lo||77.2/77||77.4/77.2||77.9/77.6||77.8/77.5||77.7/77.5|
|Standover Height | hi/lo||709/705||716/713||723/719||722/717||725/720|
If you're on the cusp between the recommended height range of two sizes, the absolute best thing is to try to ride them both. At a minimum, check the stack/reach measurements on your current bike and compare it to the new model you are looking at to get an idea of a fit you are already comfortable with. If riding the bike is not an option, consider the following.
The Nomad is available in sizes small - extra extra large (S-XXL).
A larger size frame will be more stable, and will give you more room to move without upsetting the weight-balance of the bike. The larger size will put the front wheel further in front of you, which gives the feeling of security and conversely, it will require more significant body movements when you WANT to shift the weight-bias of the bike. Think hard about your riding style and how active/intuitive you want it to be vs stable and speedy. You'll need to work a bit harder to muscle the larger bike around.
Not all bodies at a given height are the same. If you have longer legs and a shorter torso than the average person your height, that may push you towards the smaller of the recommended sizes. If you're all torso and arms, most likely you'll want to size up.