• Nukeproof Mega 290 Comp Bike 2017

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Nukeproof Mega 290 Comp Bike

Since 1999 the infamous Megavalanche race, which starts from the highest point on Pic Blanc (3300m) above the village of Alpe D’Huez has been synonymous with All Mountain riding and the highest level of true Mountain Bike racing.

Conceived originally in 2009 by the development team at Nukeproof in an attempt to build the perfect bike for this exact style of racing, the Mega was born. Now in its 3rd evolution, the new Mega is podium proven. It has tasted success with numerous national and international race wins to its name.

Blending a lightweight build with a hard hitting mentality; the trail spec Mega is designed to balance aggressive descent capability with an efficient pedal platform to dominate the trails.

For 2017 the evolution continues with the introduction of the most aggressive spec'd Mega ever. We have embraced the latest components available, replicating the bike that Sam Hill took to the EWS podium.

The new Mega has evolved into the perfect All Mountain and Enduro race bike!

  • Frame: 2017 Mega 29"
  • Colour: Lime/Red
  • Travel: 150mm
  • Frame Material: Custom hydroformed T6 6061 aluminium
  • Forks: Rockshox Pike RC 29", Solo Air, 150mm, Diffusion Black, Maxle Stealth
  • Shock: Rockshox Monarch, RT, 200x57mm, HVI, ML, Black
  • Headset: Nukeproof 44-56IITS
  • Handlebars: Nukeproof Warhead Riser; 760mm wide, 25mm rise, Black/Grey
  • Stem: Nukeproof Zero, 31.8mm, 50mm, Black/Grey
  • Grips: Nukeproof Element Dual lock-on
  • Chainset: SRAM Descendant 170mm, Direct Mount 30t X-Sync Ring, Black
  • Chain: SRAM PC1110 11spd
  • Cassette: SRAM PG1130, 11-42
  • Shifters: SRAM GX 11spd, Black
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X1 11spd, Black
  • Chain Device: MRP 1x V3, ISCG 05, 26-38t, Black
  • Brakes: SRAM Guide R, Black
  • Rotors: SRAM Centreline 180mm
  • Saddle: Nukeproof Vector AM, Lime
  • Seatpost: Brand-X Ascend, 125mm, Trigger, Black
  • Tyre Front: WTB Vigilante Comp, 29"x2.35 High Grip
  • Tyre Rear: WTB Trail Boss Comp, 29"x2.25
  • Wheels: Raceface Aeffect 25, 29", Shimano Freehub
  • Rims: N/A
  • Hubs: N/A

Easy Assembly

When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools are conveniently included in the box.

Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive:

  • All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer's boxes.
  • All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer's boxes.
  • All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes.

This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX.

This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX.

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Nukeproof Mega 290 Comp Bike 2017

The Mega 290 is a design that was spot on from the start. If you’re looking for a big wheeled, aluminium framed enduro bike at sensible money then this is it.

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  • 365 Days return or exchange

    If you're not completely satisfied with an item you may return it within 12 months of purchase. We'll give you a full refund if the item hasn't been used or the component hasn’t been fitted.

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Specs

  • Colour: Lime - Red
  • Frame Size: 42cm (16.5")
  • Wheel Size: 29"
  • Gender: Male
  • Speed: 11 Speed
  • Material: Alloy
  • Fork Travel: 150mm
  • Rear Travel: 150mm

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