2019 Santa-Cruz Nomad C R

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V10 handling at Syndicate speeds.

The Nomad's reputation is built on consistently pushing the envelope on how lawless a single-crown bike can get while still remaining a capable daily driver.

The latest iteration nudged the travel and geometry further towards the outer limits, and we surprised ourselves at just how well-rounded it turned out.

The fourth generation design saw a dramatic shift to the lower-link mounted shock configuration. The shock rate is a short-travel version of the V10—which means feather-light small bump sensitivity right off the bat, supportive mid-stroke, and overall progression that you'd normally only experience on a DH bike.

To handle all this newfound capability, the geometry was adapted too. It's longer and lower-slung to ensure maximum stability and confidence on absolutely everything. At the same time, the Nomad’s still a trail bike. It pedals well and tackles valley-to-valley alpine runs and all-day missions without skipping a beat—a fact helped by its pedal-friendly seat tube angle and standard 170mm dropper post fit.

 

Frame Carbon C 27.5” 170mm Travel VPP™
Shock RockShox Super Deluxe R
Fork RockShox Yari RC 170
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX 11 speed Long Cage
Front Derailleur N/A
Chainguide E13 TRS Race SL ISCG05
Shifters SRAM NX 11 speed
Brakes SRAM Guide R
Rotors Avid Centerline - 200mm
Crankset Race Face Aeffect 30t - 170mm
Cassette SRAM XG1150 CS 10-42t
Chain SRAM PC1110
Handlebar Race Face Aeffect R - 35x780mm, 20mm Rise
Stem Race Face Ride - 50mm
Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips - Black
Headset Cane Creek 10 IS Integrated Headset
Seatpost Race Face Aeffect - 31.6x125mm (XSM), 150mm (L-XL)
Saddle WTB Volt Race
Front Tyre Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR - 27.5x2.5”
Rear Tyre Maxxis Minion DHR II EXO TR - 27.5x2.4”
Tubes/Sealant Stan’s Sealant
Front Hub Novatec D711 - 15x110mm
Rear Hub Novatec D462 - 12x148mm (XD)
Rims WTB ST i29 TCS
Spokes DT Competition