Nomad 4 C XE-Kit - 2018
Nomad 4 C XE-Kit - 2018 Nomad 4 C XE-Kit - 2018

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Nomad 4 C XE-Kit - 2018

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$5,899.00 $4,129.00
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    V10 handling at Syndicate speeds

    The Nomad's reputation is built on consistently pushing the envelope of how DH a bike can get while still remaining usable on most trails. With each iteration, Santa Cruz nudge's the travel and geometry further towards the outer limits, and each time they surprise everyone at just how completely rideable the end result remains.

    The fourth generation design sees a dramatic shift to the lower-link mounted shock configuration. This is the first time that learnings from years of V10 development have translated across to one of their trail bikes.

    The shock rate is now almost completely linear—which means feather-light small bump sensitivity right off the bat, a supportive midstroke and overall progression that you'd normally only experience on a DH bike. To keep the gravity vibe going they've ensured the Nomad can run both standard metric coil shocks and lighter air units to suit any preference.

    Full shock compatibility creates challenges when trying to cram everything into the precious bottom bracket area. But the continued evolution of Santa Cruz's carbon tech means they're able to create a svelte, strong, swingarm/front triangle combo that's as much art as it is engineering.

    Santa Cruz engineers even managed to squeeze in a flip-chip feature on the lower link too. Think of the high setting as "regular", the way the bike's mostly meant to be ridden, and the low setting as being closer to full on DH status.

    To handle all this new-found capability, the geometry has adapted too. It's longer and lower-slung than ever to ensure maximum stability and confidence on absolutely everything.

    The whole package is crowned with a raft of subtle yet essential details. Bolt-on downtube protectors and shuttle guards act as a helmet for your frame—a replaceable front line against abuse. An integrated shock fender has also been added to keep crud out of the suspension.


    Frame Material: Carbon
    Wheel Size: 27.5"
    Rear Axle Standard: 12x148mm Boost
    Rear Shock: Rock Shox Super Deluxe Air RCT
    Rear Shock Size: 230mm x 60mm
    Rear Shock Hardware: 8mm x 20mm Top / 8mm x 30mm Bottom
    Rear Suspension Travel: 170mm
    Headset: Cane Creek 40 Series
    Headset Standard: IS41mm/IS52mm
    Fork: Rock Shox Lyrik RCT3 170mm
    Fork Axle: 15x110mm Boost
    Wheelset: e13 TRS 32H rims / Novatec D641/D642 hubs
    Tires: Maxxis Minion DHF 3C EXO TR 2.5" front / Minion DHR II EXO TR 2.4" rear
    Crankset: Race Face Turbine 30T
    Chainguide Tabs: ISCG '05 3-Bolt
    Chainguide: e13 Upper Guide with Bash
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano
    BB Standard: 73mm BSA
    Chain: Shimano SLX M7000
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8000
    Cassette: e13 TRS Race 9-46T 11sp
    Seatpost: Rock Shox Reverb Stealth
    Seat Post Diameter: 31.6mm
    Seat Post Clamp: Santa Cruz
    Seat Post Clamp Diameter: 36.4mm
    Seat: WTB Silverado Pro
    Shifters: Shimano XT M8000
    Handlebar: Santa Cruz AM Carbon 800mm
    Stem: Race Face Aeffect R 50mm
    Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale
    Brakes: SRAM Code R w/ 200-180mm Centerline Rotors
    Water Bottle Cage Mounts: One
    Intended Use: DH/FR, AM/Enduro
    Warranty: Lifetime on Frame


    • 170mm VPP™ suspension
    • Angular contact bearings maximize stiffness
    • Bolt-on shuttle guard and downtube protector
    • Collet axle pivots lock in place without pinch bolts
    • Double sealed pivots for long bearing life
    • Forged upper and lower links
    • Full carbon frame and swingarm
    • Internal carbon tubes ensure precise and hassle-free routing of derailleur and seat post cables
    • Molded rubber swingarm and downtube protection
    • Recessed lower link protected from rock strikes
    • Single grease port on lower link for swift and easy maintenance


    mm / inches

    Low Setting with 170mm Fork

    Size XS SM MD LG XL
    Seat Tube 375 390 420 450 480
    Top Tube 541 574 598 621 654
    Reach 386 416 436 456 486
    BB Height 339 339 339 339 339
    Head Angle 64.6 64.6 64.6 64.6 64.6
    Seat Angle 74.1 74.1 74.1 74.1 74.1
    Standover 704 706 722 720 718
    Chainstay 431 431 431 431 431
    Head Tube 90 100 110 120 130
    Wheelbase 1135 1169 1194 1218 1252


    cm / ft

    Size XS SM MD LG XL
    Rider Height (cm) 142 - 155 152 - 165 165 - 175 175 - 185 185 - 198

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