Santa Cruz Ain’t Joking with Their New Nomad 27.5


Today, in the wake of hundreds of elaborate April Fools jokes, Santa Cruz popped this bad boy up on their site. Introducing the new Nomad 27.5 shred sled. That turquoise and pink bike is so pissed off! See more specs, a killer video and photos below.



An aggressive 65 degree head angle delivers V10 handling at Syndicate speeds. We’ve also added a V10-style upper link, increased VPP™ travel and improved small bump performance.

165mm VPP™ suspension.
New compact lower link and V10-style upper link.
Full carbon frame and swingarm in S, M, L & XL sizes.
Single-chain-ring-only design.
27.5” wheels, with new carbon ENVE M70 option.

RockShox Pike RCT3 Solo Air160mm fork.
RockShox Monarch Plus Debonair or Vivid Air RC2 shock.
Frame from 6.2 lbs (2.8 kg).
Complete from 27.1 lbs (12.3kg).

Internal routing made from molded carbon tubes: ensures precise and hassle free feeding of rear derailleur and seat post cables.
Bottle cage mounts within front triangle: works with piggyback shock.