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Big mountain riding is a nomadic existence. Meeting friends in farflung 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 to shrug off strikes.

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All prices are indicative due to the fluidity of current freight costs and stock is limited, so please contact us with your wish list of specs so we can confirm availability and cost. 


Santa Cruz Nomad CC X01 Kit

  • Build


    Nomad X01 Air / Carbon CC / 27.5

    BB Standard: BSA, 68mm, threaded


    FOX 38 Float Factory, 170mm, 27.5"

    Rear Shock

    Fox Float X2 Factory 2-Position lever

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM DUB 68/73mm Threaded BB


    Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset


    Burgtec Enduro MK3


    Santa Cruz Bicycles Carbon Riser Bar


    WTB Silverado Team Saddle


    RockShox Reverb Stealth 31.6


    Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips


    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM X01 Eagle


    SRAM X1 Eagle Carbon 148 DUB, 32t


    SRAM X01 Eagle


    SRAM XG1295 Eagle 12spd 10-52t


    SRAM X01 Eagle 12 SPD

    Chain Guide

    OneUp Bash


    SRAM Code RSC



    Race Face ARC Offset 30 27.5" Rims


    Sapim Race

    Front Hub

    DT 350 15x110 28H

    Rear Hub

    DT 350 148x12 28h XD


    Front: Maxxis Assegai 27.5"x2.5", 3C, MaxxGRIP, EXO+, TR, Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5"x2.4", 3C, EXO+

    Disk Rotors

    Avid Centerline 200mm

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