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Hi there,

I've got SC Chameleon size M and although I'm 182cm tall it's perfect for the style I ride (from XC/4X to FR/DJ),

I've already ordered Nomad M frame, but it seems that Nomad M is bigger than Chameleon M, should I change the order into Nomad S ?

When I look at the pictures, size S doesn't look small.. The lengths taken from SC site aren't reliable source, that's why I'm asking here,

https://img400.imageshack.us/img400/3232/scuz2.jpg - my Chameleon, all the parts without seatpost will go to the Nomad,

https://img460.imageshack.us/img460/137/santacruznomadweb3uq6.jpg

https://img387.imageshack.us/img387/3037/m173464840jg7.jpg - 2 Nomad S found on the site, it doesn't look small.. that's the problem,

Will my Z1 fit well to the Nomad frame ? (geometry),

Thank You and sorry for the problem,

Regards,

Luke
 

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Nice!

Hey Luke, first off that is on hot looking chameleon you got there.
The medium nomad is going to fit you like a glove, the small will feel small I am a tad smaller than you and ride a medium, I test rode the small and it was too small. I know that once you get the Nomad and build it you will be able to fine tune the medium with a shorter, longer stem to suit your riding style.
On the fork subject, you can put the Z1 on the Nomad but I tend to believe that the Nomad works best with a 165-180mm fork, don't get me wrong the Z1 will work with it's 538.5mm axle to crown it will be fine although I again I prefer a 550-565mm on the Nomad.
Post some pics when you get it going.:D
 

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Thank You, You helped me a lot with the size.. d: // I'm afraid I will have to keep the Z1 till I get more cash for a change,

Sure I'll post when it's done, now need to wait more than a month for a frame,

Thanks for the help again,

Luke
 

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Yea

LSDancer said:
I've already changed my '07 Z1 into '07 66 - I still don't think it was a good idea :)

..if not, I'll find You d:
What model 66?

I just read your other post, it looks like you got the 66 RC2 ETA, dude you are going to love that set up DHX-Coil and the 66, you are going to be in heaven.
 

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Definitely medium, I'm 5'8" (173cm) and it fits like a glove. The Nomad rides very well on trails with a very short stem (I have a 50). If you go small you'll have to put on a long stem and I don't think you'll like the ride...
 
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