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Santa Cruz Bicycles Nomad C S Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2019

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Santa Cruz Bicycles - Nomad C S Reserve Complete Mountain Bike 2019
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Product Info

It's a freeride bike for trail riders and a downhill bike you can pedal up to the top. The Santa Cruz Bicycles Nomad C S Reserve Complete Mountain Bike is built to descend those trails where full-face helmets are mandatory but climbs well enough to be an aggressive rider's daily driver. With 170mm of travel front and rear, there's really nothing this bike can't handle: from bike parks and shuttle days to all-day big mountain adventures, when you head out with your Nomad you know the bike won't be your weakest link. Ever. Santa Cruz guarantees its carbon frame and wheels for life, which says a lot about the build quality. Truly an all-mountain bike, the Nomad is ready for the heavy stuff.

Product Details

Frame/Shock

Carbon C FrameA minimal weight gain of approximately 250 - 280 grams (0.6 lbs) for the C frame over the CC due to the different grade of carbon used. Whether you're riding a carbon CC or C frame, you get exactly the same legendary strength and stiffness because Santa Cruz uses exactly the same manufacturing facility and techniques.

170mm VPP® SuspensionVPP is based on the patented principle of having two short links rotating in opposite directions. This system provides huge design flexibility, allowing Santa Cruz to manipulate shock rates to the intended purpose and character of each model; from short travel endurance bikes to World Championship winning DH machines.

RockShox Super Deluxe R ShockThe directive was simple. Engineer a shock that does for rear-suspension performance what Pike did for forks. Simple? Don’t bet on it. A gamble? Absolutely. It required a complete change in the way SRAM approaches shock design. It meant focusing on performance first and leaving old constraints behind. And it gave them a clear path to develop the world’s lowest-friction shock — Super Deluxe. Metric sizing gives Super Deluxe significantly increased bushing overlap, which, together with a sophisticated new bushing profile, virtually eliminates friction in the shock. A new damper holds the shock high in its stroke and offers unparalleled traction. Unshackled from the old obstacles of shock design, Super Deluxe is free to tackle new ones — on the trail. This changes everything.

Shock AdjustmentsExternal Rebound | Air Spring Pressure

Bolt-On Shuttle Guard/Downtube Protector + Shock FenderTo ward off wayward rocks and the sandpaper effect of tailgate transport. The integrated fender works to keep crud out of the suspension.

Bottle Cage MountWithin the front triangle, fits piggyback shocks.

Integrated Headset

148mm Rear Axle Spacing

Forged Upper and Lower Links

Angular Contact Bearings Maximize Stiffness

Collet Axle Pivots Lock In Place Without Pinch Bolts

Double Sealed Pivots for Long Bearing Life

ISCG-05 Tabs for Chainguide Compatibility

Recessed Lower Link Protected from Rock Strikes

Molded Downtube and Chainstay Protector

Fork

Fox 36 Float PerformancePerformance forks retain the same black anodized 7000 series aluminum upper tubes as Performance Elite, but have a different damper (FIT GRIP) with fewer adjustments.

Fork AdjustmentsFIT GRIP 3-Position Lever (Open, Medium, Firm) | Rebound Adjust | Air Spring Pressure

Drive Train

SRAM GX Eagle™ DrivetrainSRAM Eagle™ drivetrains are the only 1x drivetrains that are fully system engineered for optimal performance. Eagle™ drivetrains are designed, tested and proven to deliver the lightest, highest-performing, most durable systems for all riders on any trail. Eagle™ technology provides an expanded, optimum, gear range that allows you to realize your bike's potential beyond where it has ever been. Every SRAM GX Eagle™ component is 100% compatible with all levels of SRAM Eagle™ drivetrain systems.

Brakes

SRAM Code R BrakesetSleek, easy to use, yet immensely powerful. Code R packs a winning punch with a reliable DirectLink™ lever mated to Code’s new oversized four-piston caliper. SRAM’s signature ergonomics are supplemented by the tool-free reach adjust for a fit to each riders’ needs, to unleash Code’s superior braking power, consistency and modulation.

Avid Centerline RotorsThe new Centerline Rotor was designed to keep the center of friction consistent throughout rotation thereby minimizing vibration offering consistent performance and a quiet ride.

Wheel Set

Santa Cruz Reserve 30 Carbon WheelsWhether it's a sunset lap with friends or a race run against the clock, a broken wheel ruins any ride. SC set strength and impact resistance as their highest priority, but strength doesn't have to mean uncomfortably stiff. Their wheels are compliant enough to avoid that harsh "wooden" ride that gives some carbon rims a bad name offroad. Santa Cruz only makes offroad bikes, so they have the privilege of being able to focus purely on the mountain bike experience. Everything from the thickness of rim beads to external spoke hole reinforcements comes purely from their experience of knowing what riders need at every level—from international racing to your local trails.

Maxxis Minion DHR II | Rear TireThe trail version of the Maxxis Minion DHR II features the same tread pattern as its downhill counterpart, but uses a single-ply casing to reduce weight. With side knobs borrowed from the legendary Minion DHF, but widened to provide more support, the DHR II corners like no other. The center tread features ramped knobs to improve acceleration and sipes to create a smooth transition when leaning the bike. Paddle-like knobs on the center tread dig in under hard braking and help keep the bike under control. Pair it with a Minion DHF up front for the ultimate aggressive trail riding tire combo!

Maxxis Minion DHF | Front TireThe Minion DHF was designed for the often loose and muddy conditions of aggressive all-mountain terrain. The DHF incorporates ramped knobs for low rolling resistance and channel-cut knobs to increase gripping edges, giving straight-line control and precise cornering.

Additional Features

RockShox Reverb Stealth Dropper SeatpostDon’t let its familiar good looks fool you—Reverb is a whole new weapon. Its internals have been completely re-engineered to improve on its already legendary performance and to offer enhanced reliability: all the smallest details, down to the single seal, have been re-evaluated and updated to pass the hardest and longest durability tests. Additional bushing overlap also improves performance over time. This is the brand-new Reverb, engineered for the next-generation mountain biker.

E13 TRS+ ChainguideNever drop a chain again. Built for maximum chain retention in choppy sections.

Shipping Information

Oversize Itemcan only be shipped via UPS Ground within the continental U.S.

Specs

  • Used For: All-Mountain
  • Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b)
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Fox 36 Float Performance
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 36
  • Front Travel (mm): 170
  • Front Travel (in): 6.7
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe R
  • Rear Travel (mm): 170
  • Rear Travel (in): 6.7
  • Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Front Derailleur: None
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Crankset: SRAM Stylo 7k 148 DUB, 32t - 170mm (XS-S), 175mm (M-XL)
  • Cassette: SRAM XG1275 Eagle, 12spd, 10-50t
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket: 73mm Threaded BB
  • ISCG Tabs: ISCG05
  • Brake Levers: SRAM Code R
  • Brake Calipers: SRAM Code R
  • Rotors: Avid Centerline 200mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40 IS Integrated Headset
  • Handlebar: Race Face Aeffect R
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale Grips
  • Stem: RaceFace Aeffect R (50mm)
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado Pro
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth, 31.6mm
  • Wheelset: Santa Cruz Reserve Carbon
  • Hubs: DT Swiss 370, 28h, 15x110mm Front, 12x148mm Rear
  • Rims: Santa Cruz Reserve 30 27.5" Carbon
  • Spokes: DT Competition (28)
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF, 27.5"x2.5", 3C Silkshield
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHR2, 27.5"x2.4", 3C Silkshield
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime
Size XS S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 540 573 596 619 653
Seat Tube (mm) 375 390 420 450 480
Stack (mm) 584 593 602 611 620
Reach (mm) 390 420 440 460 490
Standover Height (mm) 710 712 728 726 718
Head Tube Angle (°) 65 65 65 65 65
Seat Tube Angle (°) 74.5 74.5 74.5 74.5 74.5
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 430 430 430
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 344 344 344 344 344
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 10 10 10 10 10
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 100 110 120 130
Wheelbase (mm) 1134 1168 1192 1216 1251
Weight (lbs) 30.95
Weight (kg) 14.04

Other Notes

Santa Cruz Bicycles products can only be shipped within the United States

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