• Vitus Bikes Dee 290 VR Nexus City Bike 2015

  • Vitus Bikes Dee 290 VR Nexus City Bike

    Simplicity, no fuss, low maintenance; meet the Dee 290 – smooth-rolling big-wheel action with disc brakes for improved stopping power and all-weather reliability.Now, add to that an internal geared 3 speed Nexus rear hub and the versatility of this bike reaches new heights!

    29er wheels mean a bike that rolls better over rough roads and small kerbs, while Promax mechanical disc brakes with 160mm rotors give you reliable and controlled braking, especially in the wet.

    What’s a 29er?

    We knew you’d ask that. A 29er is an MTB, just with bigger sized wheels; 29” rather than the 26” hoops found on ‘normal’ mountain bikes. At Vitus we say it’s up to you to decide if a 29er is right for your size and your riding style, but many riders claim a smoother, faster ride – especially over uneven surfaces - and a better fit in larger bike sizes. The Dee 290 is based on the same no-nonsense aluminium frame as its Dee 260 cousin and also benefits from the same components package – tough alloy disc wheels wrapped in high-volume Maxxis Sphinx tyres; Shimano Nexus 3 speed internal geared rear hub; Promax mechanical disc brakes; alloy singlespeed chainset and durable Vitus finishing kit. Brought to you exclusively by Chainreactioncycles.com, the world’s largest online bike store, the Vitus Dee-29 is the perfect introduction to the world of big-wheel action, in a package that won’t break the bank. Rediscover the fun factor.



    • Frame: Mechanical formed 6061-T6 Alloy
    • Forks: Chromoly


    • Chainset: Alloy single speed, 38t, 170mm
    • Bottom Bracket: Square taper
    • Brake/Shift Levers: Promax brake levers, Shimano Nexus revo 3-speed shifter
    • Front Derailleur: N/A
    • Rear Derailleur: N/A
    • Cassette: Shimano 18t
    • Chain: KMC singlespeed, 1/2” x 1/8”


    • Rims: Jalco JV200, alloy
    • Front Hub: Vitus alloy disc brake, 6-bolt
    • Rear Hub: Shimano nexus internal gear, 3-speed, centre-lock disc brake
    • Spokes: Stainless
    • Tyres: Maxxis Sphinx, 29” x 2.1”


    • Front Brake: Promax mechanical disc, 160mm rotor
    • Rear Brake: Promax mechanical disc, 160mm rotor
    • Handlebars: Vitus flat bar, 6061 Alloy, 660mm wide
    • Headset: Threadless, 1.1/8”
    • Stem: Vitus alloy
    • Saddle: Vitus
    • Seatpost: Vitus alloy
    • Seatclamp: Vitus bolt

    Weight: 12.70kg 27.99lbs (size 16”)

    Buy Vitus Bikes from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World's Largest Online Bike Store.


    • Currently Unavailable
    • We’re very sorry but we don’t know when this item will be back in stock.
  • Need help? Have a question?

    Get in contact with us

     Buying Guide

    We’ve got everything you need to know in our buying guide...