This Nukeproof Mega 290 Expert features an alloy frame at its core and is kitted out with RockShox suspension, a SRAM NX Eagle groupset, Guide RE brakes and a superb finishing kit for immense pace, stability and control anywhere on the mountain.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Nukeproof Mega 290 Alloy, 160mm Travel, custom triple butted hydro-formed tube set, Enduro Bearings, Boost 148mm, 3D contoured frame protection|
|Fork:||RockShox Lyrik Select Charger RC 170mm, 42mm Offset, BOOST, Debonair, Diffusion Black|
|Wheel Size:||29" (622)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Guide RE hydraulic disc|
|Brake Callipers:||SRAM Guide RE|
|Chainset:||SRAM Descendant 6K Eagle 12-Speed, 170mm, 30T, B148, DUB|
|Chain:||SRAM NX Eagle 12-Speed|
|Cassette:||SRAM NX Eagle 12-Speed, CS PG1230 Eagle 11-50T|
|Handlebars:||Nukeproof Horizon 25mm Rise|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Neutron AM, 45mm|
|Seat Post:||Brand X Ascend internal, 31.6mm|
|Saddle:||Nukeproof Horizon SL|
|Tyres:||WTB Speed Terra 29", ST Light i30 TCS 2.0|
Built and optimised for the EWS Enduro World Series race circuit, this same frame design and bike build ethos assisted Sam Hill in achieving the silverware two years running and he’s showing no signs of slowing down.
This race-ready 29er features modern geometry, slacklines and a strong and lightweight alloy construction. It inspires outstanding confidence when blasting down the most daring trails and climbs with phenomenal efficiency and comfort for all-day epics. Its alloy hydroformed build and race-intended geometry ensure the utmost responsiveness and stability at all speeds across the roughest terrain.
Nukeproof has equipped this trail-smashing enduro ready steed with fantastic components to get you around the mountainside with ease. It’s fitted with RockShox Lyrik forks and a Super Deluxe rear shock. This suspension setup provides immense trail-smoothing, traction and grip, so you ride fast and with more confidence than ever before.
A SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain with its 12-Speed wide ratio 11-50T cassette gets you to the summit with haste and blasts you back down the fastest descents with complete confidence in its power delivery. SRAM Guide RE brakes control momentum with reliable and precise braking power, so you can scrub some speed when needed.
Ready for racing, long days in the saddle and uplift sessions at the bike park, this ride rolls on fast rolling 27.5” WTB Speed Terra wheels wrapped in Michelin Wild Enduro tyres. This combination gives you exceptional stability, traction and grip as it speeds you from trail to trail with the utmost vigour. This amazing bike build has been completed with Nukeproof Neutron and Horizon finishing kit, Sam Hill Signature grips and a Brand-X Ascend dropper seatpost.
This 29” Alloy Mega Expert features a slackened head angle and steeper seat angle for enhanced stability and control on the most technical climbs and most daring descents. This ride also features fine-tuned suspension kinematics to make your experience behind the bars as fast and as controlled as possible. These changes improve its small bump sensitivity, provide greater mid-stroke support for more predictable cornering and its increased end stroke progression gives confidence-inspiring control through even the roughest of terrain.
This Nukeproof Mega 290 Expert Alloy with its super-reliable and high-performance SRAM NX Eagle 12-Speed drivetrain, RockShox Lyrik and Super Deluxe suspension combined with a top-performing Nukeproof finishing kit for exceptional riding efficiency and style.
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. 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.
|2020 Mega 290 Alloy/Carbon|
|1. Frame Size||cm||42cm||46cm||51cm|
|2. Height||cm||170 - 183cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 205cm|
|3. Inside Leg||cm||76 - 84cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 92cm|
|4. Seat Tube Length||mm||420mm||450mm||480mm|
|5. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||601mm||618mm||666mm|
|6. Head Tube||mm||100mm||110mm||120mm|
|7. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||64.5°||64.5°||64.5°|
|9. Chainstay Length||mm||450mm||450mm||450mm|
|10. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||76.8°||76.8°||76.8°|
|11. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||-30mm||-30mm||-30mm|
|12. Bottom Bracket Height||mm||336mm||336mm||336mm|
|15. Fork Rake||mm||44mm||44mm||44mm|
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