A Van Eddy Mercx Would Have Rocked

What do get when you cross the Giro d’Italia and a 4WD Sprinter Van?

The answer is Nomad Vanz’ Cima Coppi. Named after the highest peak in the Giro d’Italia Grand Tour, this epic build lives up to the title. Featuring a nod to Porsche acid green accents, world-class ROAMBUILT outfitting, and a full bike shop out back, it’s the perfect ride for someone who loves four-wheeled luxury and human-powered two-wheel travel too.


Photo: Nomad Vanz

Photo: Nomad Vanz

Nomad Vanz out of British Colombia, Canada is known for smart and thoughtful modifications to their themed van builds and the Cima Coppi is no exception.


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Starting with a solid base, the Cima Coppi is built on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter VS30 144WB HR 4×4 2500. The exterior features a ROAMBUILT rack and ladder, and a ROAMBUILT skid plate. Agile Offroad supplied the RIP Suspension with FOX shocks and Evo Corse wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich KO2s.


Photo: Nomad Vanz

Photo: Nomad Vanz

The interior of the Cima Coppi is well-thought out and makes effective use of the small wheel base Sprinter. In it you’ll find a galley kitchen with appliances, ample storage, air conditioning and a Webasto heater, a swing out teak table top, and a comfy raised bed. Perfect for hanging out after a hard day of riding.


Photo: Nomad Vanz

Photo: Nomad Vanz

Out the back of the van, you’ll have access to another huge storage area – large enough to bring along all your riding gear and bikes as well as a full bike repair station, so you can tune up your ride between putting the hammer down.


Photo: Nomad Vanz

Photo: Nomad Vanz

All of these mods make the Nomad Vanz Cima Coppi the essential van for the bike lover. You can learn more about this van or design your own at www.nomadvanz.com.


Header image: Nomad Vanz

Photo by Brett Willhelm

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