The Nucleus range is the entry-level mountain bike range that punches well above its price-point. Designed for progression, the Nucleus 275 VRX HT Bike is aimed at cross-country and trail riders.
|Number of gears:||18 Speed|
|Frame:||Mechanically formed 6061-T6 Aluminium|
|Fork:||RockShox Recon RL, 120mm travel, Solo Air spring, Motion Control RL Damper, External Rebound adjuster, Nickel coating, tapered Alloy steerer, 42mm offset 9mm QR|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Single|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brake Callipers:||Shimano BL-M396 Hydraulic Disc Brake - 160mm rotors|
|Chainset:||Suntour CM-AX-D, 170mm, 36Tx22T - 2-piece crank|
|Chain:||KMC Z99, 9-Speed|
|Cassette:||Shimano CS-HG201, 11T-32T, 9-Speed|
|Handlebars:||Vitus Riser Bar, 6061 Double Butted Alloy, 15mm Rise, 740mm wide|
|Stem:||Vitus, 3D Forged 6061-T6 Aluminium, +/- 6 degree rise, 60mm extension|
|Seat Post:||Vitus Alloy, 15mm offset, 31.6mm x 400mm|
|Tyres:||Front: WTB Vigilante TCS (Tubeless Ready) Light/High Grip compound, 27.5x 2.3"; Rear: WTB Trail Boss, TCS (Tubeless Ready) Tough/Fast Rolling compound, 27.5x2.25"|
Because there’s always room for improvement, Vitus returned to the drawing board and came back with a brand-new alloy frame which follows the DNA and core characteristics of the Vitus Sentier. Refined with their trail-oriented geometry, the Nucleus 275 VRX HT Bike is now longer, lower and slacker than before.
With revised geometry, improved stand-over clearance and internal dropper post cable routing, this entry-level aluminium MTB is like no other: it’s a bike that owes a lot to its big sibling, but more than capable of finding its own path. This entry-level aluminium MTB will help you learn the basics or hone and master your trail skills.
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.
First emerging as a frame builder in 1970s France, Vitus Bikes played a pivotal role in pioneering the design and manufacture of lugged and bonded aluminium frames, the most iconic being the 979, groundbreaking at the time and still prized among collectors today. In 1982 we engineered and developed the 979 Carbone, one of the very first frames to take carbon fibre technology from the aerospace industry and apply it to bikes. Their tradition of innovation continued throughout subsequent decades with frames which included the 1991 ZXI monocoque carbon frame, the spirit of which lives on in their latest generation of monocoque road bikes. Without exception, each of the bikes – from their singlespeed commuter to the high-end carbon road model – won plaudits for their ride quality, build and great value. The reviews confirmed what they knew all along, and they intend to improve on these already test-winning models as Vitus push forward with the development of this great brand of bikes. “Credit has to be due to a brand that has come back from the ashes and rather than milk the prestige of the old days, has set its sights on the biggest players on the scene.” CYCLIST magazine. Vitus bikes have been tested in many of the top cycling titles and websites across all disciplines. Their bikes have won group tests across Europe and are regarded as some of the best on the market.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||160 - 170cm||170 - 180cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 201cm|
|ft||5′ 3″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 3″||6′ 3″ - 6′ 7″|
|Inside Leg||cm||71 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 94cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 37″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Virtual TT||mm||380mm||432mm||483mm||520mm|
|A. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||600mm||620mm||640mm||665mm|
|D. Chainstay Length||mm||425mm||425mm||425mm||425mm|
|E. Head Tube||mm||105mm||110mm||120mm||130mm|
|B. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°|
|C. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73°||73°||73°||73°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||45mm||45mm||45mm||45mm|
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