- Anybody use CCDB Air on Nomad C or similar?
- Gary BanhamMember
I’ve never been 100% happy with the feel of the RP23 on my Nomad. I’m 14.5 stone kitted up, sit down to grind up hills but can (sometimes) be a bit quick on the downs. Not a big air chap really so set up should be easy you’d think?
I find the feel numb and notice little change with propedal / rebound adjustments.
My mate rides my bike and loves it but he’s a fair bit lighter than me, go on a diet some may say….
I’m considering the CCDB air as I hope it gives better / more specific adjustment but to drop £500 is a big investment.
Anybody have any views / opinions that may help or better still anyone had the same issues, changed and now loving it?
GaryPosted 5 years agolarrythelatheMember
I have a ccdb air on a mega. I changed it as I could not get the rear to feel how I wanted it. I like the rear to return slower than most.
Anyhow its a very good shock, I tend to adjust the low speed up and down dependant on what sort of riding I am doing.
Where about are you? You could pop round d and try it if you are nearPosted 5 years agonowthenMember
I recently got a Nomad C with Fox CTD shock, my first plan was to change to CCDB Air as I have been extremely unhappy with Fox air shocks on other bikes including VPP systems. However I have to say the CTD has been a massive and pleasant surprise, not feeling any mid-stroke wallowing at all, just good controlled travel. The three settings are seemingly ideal as well, which is a bit alien to me as I am a true suspension “tinkerer” and had assumed I would in no way be happy with “stock” tune.
In summary, maybe give the CTD a try… its a lot cheaper than the CCDB Air and the three settings available really seem to deliver…Posted 5 years agojuliansSubscriber
I’ve got a ccdb air on an ibis mojo HD.
It pretty decent as you’d expect for the money,but you do need to have a good feel for the way the bike handles and how the changes to the various settings of the shock affect the bike in order to get the most out of it, and you will need to spend time tweaking and tuning over a period of rides etc, ie invest some significant time in the setup.
The CC website does have a base tune for the nomad though, so that’ll get you to 80% of a good setup.Posted 5 years agostevenieveMember
I have a Nomad C with an RP23, 13st all in, was blowing through it’s travel too easily, ended up putting the mid-sized air volume spacer in which sorted it.Posted 5 years ago
I have the CCDB Air on a Yeti 303RDH, after a warranty return (was leaking oil through the compression/rebound adjusters) the shock has been excellent. Didn’t stray too far from initial base settings.
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