Nukeproof Mega 275 Factory XT 27.5 Mountain Bike 2020 Blue/Orange

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Nukeproof Mega 275 Carbon Factory Bike

Since 1995, the infamous Megavalanche DH marathon race has been synonymous with big all-mountain riding. Starting at the highest point on Pic Blanc (3300m) above the village of Alpe D’Huez; it is seen as the pinnacle of mass start mountain bike racing around the world.

Originally conceived in 2009 as the perfect bike for this exact style of racing, the Nukeproof Mega was born. Now in its 4th evolution, the Mega should need no introduction. It has tasted success within multiple disciplines and has numerous national and international race wins to its name.

Designed to excel on the toughest enduro tracks, the gravity focused Mega will inspire confidence on the most technical descents whilst maintaining pedalling efficiency for all-day epics in the saddle.

Updated Sizing

With the demands of the Enduro World Series races progressing at a rapid rate, sizing and fit have become more critical than ever. As a result, we have added a new Medium-Long size to the range for 2020. The seat tube length stays the same as the Medium, whilst the reach has grown to 452.5mm which sits exactly in the middle between a size Medium and a Large. With a total of 5 sizes now in the range (S, M, ML, L and XL), there should be a perfect size for everyone.

High in Fibre

Leaning on our experience from the development of our award-winning Horizon Carbon handlebar range, we spent 4 years developing the new Mega 275 Carbon frame. Utilising a blend of the highest quality carbon fibre composites, the Mega 275 Carbon has been hand crafted with 1 goal in mind… winning!

Not only is the chassis now significantly lighter than its aluminium counterpart, the strength, stiffness and reliability of the frame has been vastly improved enabling every rider to push harder, faster and with more confidence than ever before.

Tested and proven on the toughest of terrain and in the most varied conditions by Enduro World Series Winner Sam Hill, the 2020 Mega 275 Carbon sets out to tackle every ride with its trademark attitude.

 

Technical Information

Frame Nukeproof Mega 275 Carbon, 165mm Travel, ultra-strong monocoque UD woven Carbon Fibre front triangle, custom triple butted hydro-formed tube set for seat stays and chain stays, Factory fitted clear paint protection kit covers TT/DT/CS/SS, Internal cable routing, Enduro Bearings, Threaded 73mm BB , Boost 148mm rear axle spacing, 3D contoured frame protection
Fork  Fox 36 Float, Factory Series, Kashima, Grip 2 Damper, 170mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black
Shock Fox Float X2, Factory Series, Kashima, 2 Position lever, Custom CL tune, 230x65mm, Bearing End (We recommend most riders use 1 spacers but the shock comes with 2 fitted, so you have an extra if needed.)
Front Wheel DT Swiss E1700 SPLINE 30,27.5", Centrelock, 110x15mm
Rear Wheel DT Swiss E1700 SPLINE 30, 27.5", Centrelock, Shimano Microspline Driver, 148x12mm
Tyres Michelin Wild Enduro 27.5" x 2.4, MAGI-X TS TLR, Rear: Michelin Wild Enduro 27.5" x 2.4, GUM-X TS TLR
Crankset Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed, Hollowtech 2, 170mm, 32T, 52mm Chainline
Cassette Shimano XT M8100-12, 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T
Drivetrain Shimano XT M8100-R, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV
Rear Deraileur  Shimano XT M8100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus
Chain Guide MRP 1x CS, 28-34T, ISCG-05, black
Brakes  Shimano XT M8120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads
Rotors Shimano MT800, 203mm Front, 180mm Rear
Handlebars Nukeproof Horizon 25mm Rise, Width - S780mm, M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm)
Grips Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Stem Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, 31.8mm Clamp, black
Saddle Nukeproof Horizon SL, Orange
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth with 1x Remote, 31.6mm; S: 346mm length, 125mm drop; M: 409mm length, 150mm drop; L: 462mm length, 175mm drop; XL: 514.5mm length, 200mm drop
Headset Nukeproof Warhead, 44-56 IITS

KEY Small Medium Large Extra Large
Seat Tube 381/15" 420/16.5" 458/18" 508/20"
Effective Top Tube 559.97mm 584.97mm 622.29mm 668.44mm
Head Angle 65 65 65 65
Head Tube 105mm 105mm 115mm 120mm
Seat Tube Angle 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5
Wheelbase 1161.89mm 1186.89mm 1226.12mm 1273.23mm
Chain Stay 435mm 435mm 435mm 435mm
Bottom Bracket Drop -10.1mm -10.1mm -10.1mm -10.1mm
Reach 410mm 435mm 470mm 515mm
Fork Travel 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm
Stack 590.51mm 590.51m 599.59mm 604.11mm

Mega 275 Carbon Technical Specification

Material: Ultra Strong T700/800 Monocoque Carbon Fibre
Fork Travel: 170mm (RS 180mm)
Axle to Crown: 562mm (RS 572mm)
Fork Offset: 44mm
Shock Travel: 165mm
Wheels Size: 27.5″
Max Tyre Size: 2.5″
Shock Size: 230x65mm
Shock Hardware F: 25x8mm
Shock Hardware R: 30x8mm
Sizing: S/M/ML/L/XL
Headtube: 44-56mm Tapered Semi-Integrated
Headset: ZS44-28.6 – T2 / ZS56/40 – B8
Bearings Required: 2x NP-5 (6902 2RS), 4x NP-7 (6800 2RS), 4x NP-9 (61802-2RS1 EXTENDED)
Seatpost: 31.6mm (Internal Routing for Dropper Seatpost)
Seat Clamp: 36.4mm
BB: Threaded 73mm BSA
Rear Hub: Boost 148x12mm
Rear Axle: Sram Maxle Stealth M12x1.75 180mm
Chain Guide: ISCG05
Brake Mount: 160mm Direct Post
Protection: 3D Contoured Rubber Frame Protection for DT/SS/CS