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    Hey sirkrameroy wicked paint job!! Did SC do it for you or is it an after market custom job. I love it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by other aardvark
    Five months ago I was the very first person in Australia to lay down a deposit for a Nomad Mk 2. This is only the second large frame to be built up here, the first was the importer's as his personal ride.
    Hot on your heels other aardvark, am putting a nomad build together here in Canada and then hauling it back to Oz at the end of the winter here!
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    Hello everyone, this is my first post on here but I thought I would show you all my 09 Nomad.

    Got the bike at the start of October (first one in the UK) and these pics were taken as the build was finished. I've subsequently changed the seat for a white Charge Spoon and ridden the bike a lot. Loving it.

















    Very, very pleased with the bike

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    Looks awesome matthew. Where abouts do you ride? Got to be Scotland/Wales with a build like that.

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    Looks Bloody awesome for sure, Nice spec..what size is that dude??, I am currently awaiting delivery of my white size med, been told end of Jan, cant wait after seeing your build!! :-))

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    Hey up Carrot,

    Cheers. I'm in South Yorkshire so mainly ride in the Peaks and Wharncliffe but do get to Wales from time to time and will be heading to Scotland soon.

    Also looking at racing some downhills this year.

    Matt

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    Hozemyster,

    Mine's a large. Feels good for me as an all round bike.

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    Awesome. I'm just across the Penines from you then. There's a couple of new developments near me that I need to ride this year, I'm a bit out of practice!

    Apart from a few minor personal tweaks, that bike's pretty much how I'd build up mine if I could afford one Looks fantastic

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    Cheers for that Matt, if you dont mind me asking what height are you? iam sweating a wee bit coz i ordered the med, I am 5' 10 and based my desicion on my old FSR stumpy med size which is actually slightly smaller top tube length than the cruz. Have weighed your build yet?

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    Carrot, that's cool. Might see you in the Peaks one day.

    Hozemyster, I'm 6'4" but like my bikes a little on the small and short side as I use them for XC and DH and all sorts in between so I went for the large rather than the XL. I reckon you'll probably be spot on with the medium by the sound of it.

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    Thats cool Matt, thanks for reply, if your ever up the 7 stanes and see a Nomad looking pretty much like yours... its prob me. Goodtimes Dude

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red PeeKay
    Hey sirkrameroy wicked paint job!! Did SC do it for you or is it an after market custom job. I love it!
    It's the standard red powdercoat. I'm stoked at how nice it turned out, although it's definitely the wrong color if you don't want to attract any attention!

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    Great looking bikes, all. This has probably been covered elsewhere, so apologies if I missed it, but have any of you owned the first generation Nomad, too? Can you give your impressions on the differences in the bike's handling, fit, capabilities, etc? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scruffylooking
    Great looking bikes, all. This has probably been covered elsewhere, so apologies if I missed it, but have any of you owned the first generation Nomad, too? Can you give your impressions on the differences in the bike's handling, fit, capabilities, etc? Thanks.
    I could if mine would ever arrive. Ordered in November, told Before christmas, if not by January 15 tops. Called today, Black and White available Now, Red 2 MORE WEEKS!. I was 2 more weeks on my LT2 for 3 months, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mxracer33x
    I could if mine would ever arrive. Ordered in November, told Before christmas, if not by January 15 tops. Called today, Black and White available Now, Red 2 MORE WEEKS!. I was 2 more weeks on my LT2 for 3 months, lol.
    Good things come to those who wait.

    Looking forward to the comparison.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mxracer33x
    I could if mine would ever arrive. Ordered in November, told Before christmas, if not by January 15 tops. Called today, Black and White available Now, Red 2 MORE WEEKS!. I was 2 more weeks on my LT2 for 3 months, lol.
    Sucks. My med red 09 shows up Fri according to UPS.

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    Thank you UPS. Here's a before shot. I'll post others shortly.


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    Frame - 09 Medium Santa Cruz Nomad with red powder coat
    Rear shock - 09 RS Vivid 5.1 (500# spiting)
    Front shock/fork - 09 Fox 36 RC2 Van 1.5
    Handlebars - Syncros 7075 "Bulk"
    Stem - Syncros AM 1.5
    Headset - Cane Creek Double X
    Grips - ODI x-treme
    Saddle - WTB Rocket V Team
    Seatpost - Crank Bros Joplin R
    Front brake - 09 Magura Louise BAT Carbon with 8 venti inch rotor
    Rear brake - 09 Magura Louise BAT Carbon with 7 venti inch rotor
    Cranks - 07 XT with e13 bash guard
    Chain - SRAM 991 cross-step
    Pedals - Speedplay Drillium
    Front derailleur - 07 XT
    Rear derailleur - 08 XTR Shadow
    Shifters - 08 XTR rapid fire
    Cassette - XT 34-11
    Wheelset - DT Swiss 204s, 5.1d rims (Maxxis High Roller 2.35 back, Kenda Nevegal 2.35 front)
    Total weight - ~32.5 pounds


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    Beautifull brickbrick!!!
    Very simmilar to my future build.
    One thing though - my XL anodized LT2 with a 1.125 36Talas and lighter wheels, also coil and joplin Remote is almost half a pound heavier then your Nomad that has a heavier frame:/ ??
    Show us a pic on a scale bro!!

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    The nomad is definitely one of the best looking bikes coming from santa cruz. Now if I could only get a ride on one!

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    good luck with that vivid. had a buncha time on one and it was complete garbage.
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    Mine:

    Santa Cruz Nomad '09 + Fox DHX 5.0 Air
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    Cranks Shimano XTR
    Front Derraileur Desviador frente Shimano XTR
    Rear Derraileur SRAM X.0 Carbon Cage
    Shifters Sram X.0
    Brakes Formula The One
    Saddle WTB Pure V
    Seatpost Crank Brothers Acid 2
    Cassette Shimano XTR 11-32
    Headset Chris King Devolution
    Chain Shimano XTR
    Handlbar Easton Monkeylite XC CNT
    Stem Syncros 70mm
    Wheels Mavic CrossMax SX '09
    Tires Maxxis Minion F + High Roller 2.35"
    Pedals Crank Brothers Acid 2 Black/Carbon
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    Great looking bike.

    What was your final build weight?

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    PC vs Anodised

    Quote Originally Posted by other aardvark
    Five months ago I was the very first person in Australia to lay down a deposit for a Nomad Mk 2. This is only the second large frame to be built up here, the first was the importer's as his personal ride.
    Hey Other Aardvark, notice you went the white powder coat. I am split between the white powder coat and the slate anodised (an extra $180Ca). Am told the anodised is a lot more hardy. Any reason you went the white pc vs anodised other than looks?? I would prefer to go the white as my componentry will match (bit of a bling factor there). Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red PeeKay
    Hey Other Aardvark, notice you went the white powder coat. I am split between the white powder coat and the slate anodised (an extra $180Ca). Am told the anodised is a lot more hardy. Any reason you went the white pc vs anodised other than looks?? I would prefer to go the white as my componentry will match (bit of a bling factor there). Thanks
    White was because I couldn't get ano slate. Out of the available powder coats red would of been my first choose but the importer nabbed that one for himself. So white it is.

    What build will you be running???

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