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Thorn Nomad MK3 Touring Bike Frameset- Gunmetal

The Ultimate Bomp Proof Touring Bike From Thorn Cycles UK
*In stock - 52L suitable for straight/sweep back bars
Your price: SGD$1,999.00
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26inch derailleur3
50529
50521
50521_1
50529_2
50529_3
50529_4
50529_5
Nomad 2
Nomad 5
Nomad 4
Nomad 1
Nomad 3
EBB5
socketed dropout
50529_6
Thorn 969
Description

The Nomad Mk3 can be built with either derailleur gears or a Rohloff hub. It can be built with either drops or straight bars.The Nomad Mk3’s intended use varies between being a general purpose bike for day to day use in the real world, to being literally capable of providing reliable transport on a self-supported round the world tour, travelling on any roads or trails that wheeled transport is capable of negotiating - and short sections that no other vehicle could negotiate - because you can always carry your bike!

It can be built up into an absolute brute of a bike packing bike, using either 26" x 2.5"; 650 x 50-60b or 700 x 40c wheels, which will survive treatment that would certainly kill other bikes. Carrying an extra pound of steel in the frame is the cheapest, most effective insurance you can have!

All 8 of the frame’s tubes are highest quality - cold drawn, seamless, double butted and heat treated Thorn 969 tubing.THORN tubing is made from a billet of 4130 Cr-Mo steel which is then pierced (this is what makes the tubes seamless).The billet is repeatedly cold drawn, until it becomes a tube. It is then pulled through a mandrel, which makes it double butted (a double butted tube is one that is thicker at the ends where it is joined to other tubes, but thinner in the middle). The tubes are then heat treated which vastly increases the ultimate tensile strength (UTS) of the steel, making them highly resistant to denting. The description of THORN tubing, for example 969, is an actual description of the thickness in mm of the wall of the three parts of the tube, ie.0.9mm at the end of the tube, 0.6mm in the middle of the tube and returning to 0.9mm at the other end of the tube. Experience has shown 0.8/0.5/0.8 is the thinnest gauge that can be built into a long-lasting frame.To give more strength and even more resistance to denting, thicker gauge (969) is used for the Nomad.


Details
The Nomad Mk3 frames have stainless steel cable routings for Rohloff hub and for derailleur gears. It is fitted with new Thorn stainless eccentric bottom bracket and Rohloff specific, stainless, socketed, vertical dropouts. All of the bosses, seat clamp and new Mk3 Thorn eccentric shell are stainless steel. Complete with ISO rear disc brake mount and adjustable (26”/650B) rim brake studs. The frame features a splitter on the right hand seat stay for a Gates belts.

Includes:
- 1 1/8" (28.6mm) Orbit XL2 threadless headset
- 27.2mm Alloy micro adjust seat post (complete with shim)
- Eccentric and screws
- CNC Derailleur hanger
- CNC Blanking insert (for when derailleur hanger isn't required)

Does Not Include:
- Fixing screws
- Bottom bracket
- M5 to M6 Stainless dropout adaptors
- Dropout adaptor with heavy kick stand mount

Tube Diameters;
- Seat Tube: 31.8mm
- Top Tube: 31.8mm
- Down Tube: 34.9mm
- Seat Stays: 19mm

Fork: 700c / 650B / 26 inch Thorn Mk3 Steel Disc Fork
Details
- For disc brake only
- Through axle 15 x 110mm included, for boost hubs only
- High quality Reynolds steel blades and Cr-Mo steerer
- Thorn Twin Plate Crown is lightweight, very stong and gives more clearance and increased comfort compared to various unicrown designs
- Suitable for a variety of tyre sizes
- Stainless steel fittings for direct and secure mounting of mudguards
- M6 Fittings for mudguard stays and lo-loader front carrier
- ISO Disc mount
- 1 1/8 inch steerer - 395mm long, may be cut to suit
- L1 Dimension (Axle to Crown Race Seat): 410mm
- Weight: 1.51kg with steerer at full length
- NOTE: Does not include crown race seat

Sufficient clearance to be used with mudguards and;
- 26" tyres up to 2.8"
- 650b tyres up to 60b
- 700c tyres up to 40c

Sufficient clearance to be used without mudguards and;
- 26" tyres up to 3.0"
- 650b tyres up to 70b
- 700c tyres up to 50c

 

Geometry                     
Size (cm) Seat tube C to C Slope Head tube Virtual Top Tube C to C BB Drop Seat Angle (Degrees) Chain Stay Fork Offset Midtube Standover Height Front of top Tube standover height
40S/T 440 C to top step through frame 180mm head tube 545 55 74 441 60    
47S/T 505 C to top step through frame 230mm head tube 580 50 73 453 53    
50S  400 100 105 535 55 74 435 60 725/740 755/770
50L  400 100 94 570 55 73.5 453 53 725/740 755/770
52S  430 90 127 545 50 73.5 441 60 750/765 785/800
52L 430 90 116 585 50 73 459 53 750/765 785/800
55S  470 80 154 555 50 73 447 60 800/815 820/835
55L 470 80 141 600 50 72.5 466 48 800/815 820/835
58S 505 75 182 570 45 73 453 53 820/835 842/857
58L  505 75 172 615 45 72 472 48 820/835 842/857
61S 540 70 211 585 40 72.5 459 48 850/865 865/880
61L 540 70 208 635 40 72 479 48 850/865 865/880
                  *First figure is for 26 x 2.0"
                  second figure is for 650 x 60b
                  and  700 X 40C