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  1. #1
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    Convert Nomad C to XX1

    I have an 2011 Nomad C (qr rear axle) that I am interested in converting to SRAM XX1 or X01. I have read some reviews of issues (not Nomad specific) where the chain rubs against the frame when in the smallest (10t) rear gear.
    Just wondering if anyone has converted this and if successful, which rear hub you are using?

  2. #2
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    What about going with a "budget" conversion and just putting a Race Face Narrow-Wide chainring on the front? It's a lot cheaper.

  3. #3
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    I am using a XX1 crank on my Nomadc with no issues. Using a 10 speed cassette, but doubt chainline is that different vs. 11spd.

  4. #4
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    I'm running the xx1 on my 2013 Nomad C without any problems, converted Hope Pro II hub. Q-factor is it pretty dialed and haven't noticed and rubbing at all.
    Whats it like!!!

  5. #5
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    Convert Nomad C to XX1

    Me too, not a single problem in both a NomadC (first gen. White frame 135x9 rear axle that was warrantied) and current gen of NomadC with the 142x12 rear axle

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