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An elite-level bike for the world's fastest and most-focused downhill riders, this take on Nukeproof's Dissent takes you from the highest peaks to the lowest drops with power and pace. With racing in its DNA, this 290 Comp bike has podium-proven pedigree thanks to Sam Hill's efforts on the prototype model leading it to victory in the Crankworx Festival’s Garbanzo Downhill race.
Based around a strong and supportive frameset capable of dealing with the most challenging descents, this 290 model features a simplified design which keeps an impressively low weight and a stiffened front triangle for superior handling and responsiveness. A more progressive leverage rate for increased mid-stroke-support enhances the bike's pump efficiency, sets it higher in the travel and improves control in the corners as you hunt for silverware.
In a move away from the Fallout Linkage of its stablemate, the Pulse, the Dissent's rocker link is situated on the outside of the seat tube to minimise the frame weight while maximising the front triangle stiffness. The suspension platform also uses a push, rather than a pull link, reducing the loads and stresses on the frame, saving further weight and improving durability. The Main pivot flip chips are fast and simple to change and offer a tailored factory set up for every rider.
Equipped with a custom hydroformed 6061 aluminium tubeset, a 63-degree head angle and 200mm of travel via the new Dissent platform, this pacy and powerful Nukeproof takes every trail in its stride. With a RockShox Boxxer Ultimate fork and a Super Deluxe Coil Ultimate DH RC shock absorbing every bump and bang on your way down the mountain and a SRAM XO1 7-Speed drivetrain propelling you to the podium, it's easy to see why this lauded bike is held in such high regard.
A superior stopping performance is assured from the SRAM Guide RE disc brakes, reeling in the Sun-Ringle Duroc SD37 Comp 29" wheels and their Maxxis Assegai tyres to give you unparalleled control over this fast-paced, full suspension steed.
A list of spare parts and recommended torque values can be downloaded from this link (.pdf)
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