The Nukeproof Giga 290 Factory Carbon Bike (XT) features a full carbon frame and is packed with top-quality components, including Fox Factory Series Kashima suspension, a Shimano XT 12-Speed groupset and DT Swiss E1700 Spline 30 wheels.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon, 170mm Travel, ultra-strong monocoque UD Carbon Fibre frame, adjustable main pivot, internally piped cable routing, ISCG 05 mounts, Enduro Bearings, Threaded 73mm BB, Boost 148mm rear axle spacing|
|Bike Weight:||15Kgs/33lbs (Tubeless)|
|Fork:||Fox 38 Float, Factory Series, Kashima, Grip 2 Damper, 180mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black (SHORT ID: D6GX)|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Single|
|Wheel Size:||29" (622)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||Shimano XT M8120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads with Fins|
|Chainset:||Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed, Hollowtech 2, 170mm, 30T, 52mm Chainline|
|Chain:||Shimano XT M8100 HG 12-speed Inc Quicklink|
|Cassette:||Shimano Deore M6100 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T|
|Handlebars:||Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width - S780mm, M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm, XXL800mm)|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, Black|
|Seat Post:||Bikeyoke Divine Stealth w Shimano SL-MT500-IL Remote lever, S:125mm drop; M/L:160mm drop; XL/XXL:185mm drop|
|Tyres:||Front: Michelin Wild Enduro 29" x 2.4, GUM-X TS TLR; Rear: Michelin Wild Enduro 29" x 2.4, GUM-X TS TLR|
This Giga Factory edition is armed with Fox 38 Float Factory Kashima coated forks, a Float X2 Factory Kashima rear shock and a Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed groupset. This groupset includes a wide-ranging 10-51T cassette, XT 4-Pot hydraulic disc brakes and a Shimano XT Hollowtech II chainset. Plus, this full-suspension bike rolls fast and stable aboard 29" DT Swiss E1700 Spline 30 wheels wrapped in Michelin Wild Enduro GUM-X Tubeless Ready wheels, giving you more pace and grip than you thought possible.
As riders, we are all guilty of the gluttonous sin; we never stop striving, never stop pushing, enough is never enough in the hunt for the ultimate. It’s a constant push for bigger, longer, rougher and faster with ever-increasing demands on the performance and capabilities of our bike. The pursuit is endless.
It’s a motto that athletes like Sam Hill live by. The new Nukeproof Giga is the embodiment of this idea; Designed to be the ultimate hard-hitting Super-Enduro weapon for when you just need more.
The Giga is a seriously capable machine, with 180mm (27.5”) or 170mm (29”) rear travel; the Giga is a monster truck of a bike that has travel in reserve for when you need it. But to pigeonhole it as a point and shoot machine would be a disservice as it is so much more capable than this might suggest! Due to the way that it uses its travel; the Giga gives you the feel of a big bike, yet the versatility of a modern super-enduro bike. The Giga has a dynamic and confidence-inspiring ride to help you push your limits in all kinds of terrain. It’s equally at home at big mountain technical enduro stages of venues like La Thuile, as it is lapping the biggest lines in the Whistler bike park.
The suspension is designed to be super supple off the top, whilst being supportive in the mid-stroke and progressive throughout the rest of the travel. The anti-squat is optimised to ensure the Giga descends like a hooligan yet behaves itself on the climb back to the top for the next run.
The suspension platform is based on the same horseshoe driven linkage as our award-winning Dissent downhill frame, albeit now with a 2-stage main pivot flip-chip. Using an eccentric axle system, riders can alter the Kinematic progressivity; so the bike can be tailored to suit the conditions on the trail with only an 8mm Allen key.
Setting 1 = 25.5% progression
Setting 2 = 29% progression
Both settings have a super supple beginning for small bump compliance. They also both have good mid-stroke support for better cornering and pumping. Like the Dissent, the progression drops off in the end stroke to prevent mid-stroke harshness or spiking and allows more tuning options with volume spacers.
The + Progressive setting can be used to add shock progression on a coil set up just like adding a volume spacer to an air shock. The added suppleness is also good in wet and slippery conditions.
The Giga Frame is constructed completely from UD 700/800 Carbon fibre. This allowed Nukeproof to optimise the stiffness and compliance of the frame parts individually. The front triangle has been tailored for stability and precision, whilst the rear triangle was designed for compliance to help tracking and provide grip. Another bonus of the carbon rear triangle is that it has a lower un-sprung mass for ultimate suspension performance.
Available in 5 sizes (Small to XXL) in either 27.5” or 29” wheel size, there is the perfect fit for everyone. The frame geometry is Long, Low, Slack and Steep as it is based around Nukeproof's saddle offset principle, which ensures the seated riding position is tailored across all sizes, with steeper seat angles on bigger frames. The Seat tube is also designed for maximum seat post insertion to allow maximum drop.
The Giga is also sculptured to fit a 750ml water bottle (carbon bottle cage included) as well as an accessory mount under the top tube for emergency trail tools. All models also feature an integrated rear mudguard and plenty of clearance for up to 2.5” tyres. The frames feature a clear paint protection kit as standard with 3D contoured rubber downtube, seat and chainstay protection.
The Nukeproof Giga 290 Factory Carbon Bike (XT) is the premium build in the Giga range. The Factory Comes with the Factory specification Kashima coated Fox 38 fork and custom-tuned X2 Factory shock. Crisp, direct and reliable shifting from the Shimano XT 12 speed drive train and complimentary powerful 4 pot Shimano XT brakes. Also featured is the awesome Bike Yoke dropper post (drop depends on bike size) and the ultra-strong 29" DT Swiss E1700 wheelset. As with the other models in the Giga range, the finishing kit is from Nukeproof's award-winning Horizon aftermarket component spec.
Please Note: Due to severe delays in the bicycle supply chain, we have been forced to make some alterations to the specification of the component parts supplied with this bicycle. As a result, the specification may differ from those shown in the images. Please refer to the specification table for accurate information.
Frame: Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon, 170mm Travel, ultra-strong monocoque UD Carbon Fibre frame, adjustable main pivot, internally piped cable routing, ISCG 05 mounts, Enduro Bearings, Threaded 73mm BB, Boost 148mm rear axle spacing, 3D contoured Rubber frame protection and Factory fitted clear paint protection kit covering TT/DT/CS/SS.
Fork: Fox 38 Float, Factory Series, Kashima, Grip 2 Damper, 180mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black (SHORT ID: D6GX)
Shock: Fox Float X2, Factory Series, Kashima, EVOL, 2 Position lever, Custom CM, RM, Rezi CM tune, 205x60mm, Trunnion with Bearing End, 1x 0.3 spacer fitted. (SHORT ID: D63M)
Front Wheel: DT Swiss E1700 SPLINE 30,29", 6 Bolt, 110x15mm
Rear Wheel: DT Swiss E1700 SPLINE 30, 29", 6 Bolt, Shimano Microspline Driver, 148x12mm
Tyres: Front: Michelin Wild Enduro 29" x 2.4, GUM-X TS TLR; Rear: Michelin Wild Enduro 29" x 2.4, GUM-X TS TLR
Crankset: Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed, Hollowtech 2, 170mm, 30T, 52mm Chainline
Shifter: Shimano XT M8100-R, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus
Chain: Shimano XT M8100 HG 12-speed Inc Quicklink
Cassette: Shimano Deore M6100 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T
Chain Guide: Nukeproof guide with Bash, 28-36T, ISCG-05, black
Brakes: Shimano XT M8120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads with Fins
Front Rotor: 203mm
Rear Rotor: 203mm
Handlebars: Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width - S780mm, M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm, XXL800mm)
Stem: Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, Black
Seatpost: Bikeyoke Divine Stealth w Shimano SL-MT500-IL Remote lever, S:125mm drop; M/L:160mm drop; XL/XXL:185mm drop
Headset: Nukeproof, 44-56 IITS
Grips: Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Accessories: Nukeproof Carbon Water Bottle Cage
Weight: 15Kgs/33lbs (Tubeless)
Material: Ultra Strong T700/800 Monocoque Carbon Fibre
Fork Travel: 180mm
Axle to Crown: 591mm
Fork Offset: 42mm
Rear Travel: 170mm
Wheels Size: 29"
Max Tyre Size: 2.5"
Recommended Shock Sag (Measured seated): 30%
Shock Size: 230x62.5mm
Shock Hardware F: 25x8mm
Shock Hardware R: 30x8mm
Headtube: 44-56mm Tapered Semi-Integrated
Headset: ZS44-28.6 - T2 / ZS56/40 - B8
Bearings Required: 2x 6901-2RS MAX, 4x 6902-2RS MAX, 2x6804-2RS MAX, 2x 6900-2RS MAX
Seatpost: 31.6mm (Internal Routing for Dropper Seatpost)
Seat Clamp: 36.4mm
BB: Threaded 73mm BSA
Rear Hub: Boost 148x12mm
Rear Axle: SRAM UDH Maxle Stealth M12x1.0 180mm (Thread Length 13mm)
Chain Guide: ISCG05
Brake Mount: 180mm Direct Post
Protection: 3D Contoured Rubber Frame Protection for DT/SS/CS
Rest assured that each bike is fully built and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. We supply all bikes with a set of plastic pedals, a pedal wrench and a multi-tool kit. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
Nukeproof- It’s an attitude. Originating from Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1990, Nukeproof is now based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Nukeproof’s aim has always been to design innovative and desirable performance-enhancing products for today's mountain bike gravity rider. Nukeproof products are designed for and tested by the worlds fastest riders to ensure that they are ready for the trails and you. Nukeproof has won numerous media and industry awards and has a successful history in mountain bike racing. In 2017 Sam Hill took his Nukeproof Mega 275c equipped with Nukeproof components to the overall Enduro World Series title to add to victories and podiums in the UCI Downhill World Cup. Whatever you're looking for, should it be technical ride wear, upgrade components or a gravity focused bike, Nukeproof has you covered.
|Small||Medium||Large||Extra Large||Extra Extra Large|
|1. Height||cm||159 - 169cm||167 - 177cm||175 - 185cm||183 - 193cm||191 - 201cm|
|inches||621⁄2″ - 661⁄2″||651⁄2″ - 691⁄2″||69″ - 73″||72″ - 76″||75″ - 79″|
|2. Inseam Length||cm||71 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 92cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 36″|
|3. Seat Tube Length||mm||380mm||410mm||440mm||470mm||500mm|
|4. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||565mm||590mm||609mm||631mm||653mm|
|5. Head Tube||mm||100mm||100mm||110mm||120mm||130mm|
|6. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||63.5°||63.5°||63.5°||63.5°||63.5°|
|8. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||72°||72°||72.5°||72.5°||72.5°|
|9. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||25mm||25mm||25mm||25mm||25mm|
|10. Bottom Bracket Height||mm||350mm||350mm||350mm||350mm||350mm|
|13. Fork Rake||mm||42mm||42mm||42mm||42mm||42mm|
|14. Front Centre||mm||768mm||793mm||817mm||842mm||866mm|
|15. Standover Height||mm||703mm||710mm||730mm||734mm||751mm|
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