Big mountain riding is a nomadic existence. Meeting friends in far flung car parks. Pinpointing trails you’re not sure are even rideable. Sending the ones you know are. Shiny new bling gets battered, shattered and bruised. That’s life. That’s how it should be.
That’s why the nomad exists.
Probably the most abused bike in our line up, every Nomad has a story to tell. But each Nomad we’ve made keeps coming back for more. It’s not Stockholm Syndrome, it’s called sealed bearings in all pivots, lower link grease port, shuttle guards and free bearing replacements. Why scrap a frame when a simple bearing service can make one last a lifetime? That’s our stance on sustainability at least, and it’s why our carbon fibre doesn’t just mean lighter, it means tough as hell, lifetime warranty and crash replacement support.
There’s no time for puzzling when on a road trip either. That’s why we chose 27.5″ wheels as the go-to for the wildest variety of riding styles and rider sizes. When peeling your bike out of the van at a new spot, your only question should be “is this a full-face or a half lid kinda ride?” The 64° head angle and 77° seat angle puts you in the sweet spot when winching up to the top of the big drop in. Meanwhile proportional chainstay lengths mean handling is never compromised, regardless of frame size.
And when we say big travel, we’re not talking about your Transits odometer. We’re talking 170mm of 38mm diameter fork and 170mm of VPP rear suspension compatible with both coil and air shocks. The details are completed by a neat mud flap to protect the rear shock plus tidy cable routing within the frame and swingarm and rubberised DT protectors to shrug off strikes.
So van-lifers unite. The Nomad is the kind of bike you need never worry about all summer long. Sorry we can’t say the same for the locked public washrooms and parking tickets
The Jackal is a no BS dirt jump, pump track, and urban assault weapon bike. Sold as a frame-only, it runs on old-timey 26-inch wheels. Overbuilt to last forever, these frames will take more abuse than you can dish out, yet still weigh in at under 5lbs.
A clever asymmetrical yoke permits the use of rock solid and super short 15.2-inch chainstays. And for those who want to take their anarchy further afield, the unique sliding rear dropouts allow for a geared as well as single speed set-up.
Santa Cruz’s most notorious thriller, the Bronson, is ready for action no matter what role it’s cast into. The Bronson has the biggest personality in our range. From flat out on the trail to fully flat over a table, each new generation redefines expectations of what a 150mm bike can do.
The new lower-link mounted shock configuration opens up greater possibilities for maximum bump performance, a supportive mid-stroke, and a barely detectable bottom out. It’s like our most capable all-around bike just had a set of afterburners bolted on.
With 150mm of VPP travel on 27.5-inch wheels, the Bronson continually rides the sharp edge between agility and stability. Ideal for negotiating tech-gnar one moment and fast flowing terrain the next, the 160mm fork travel and 65-degree head angle ensure handling remains refined. Meanwhile, the redesigned, one-piece swingarm keeps the rear wheel tracking on point however twisted you get.
There’s plenty of room to run up to 2.8-inch tires on plus rims. We offer build kit options for “regular” 27.5 and Plus using 2.6 tires. It feels like the sorta big is the sweet spot between the Velcro-like traction of plus tires and the traditional feel of a supportive casing on standard-width tires.
Its versatility makes it the go-to choice for those seeking a skeleton key bike to unlock unfamiliar trails with ease.
Frame size – XL
Frame: C Carbon (not CC Carbon)
Shock: Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+
Please note: If the bike you are looking for isn’t listed, please call us on 01472 351824 as it’s more than likely we’ll be able to order it for you.