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First look: Nukeproof 2013 mountain bikes

Nukeproof have released details and pictures of their 2013 collection of bikes and frames, which include the new Mega All Mountain, the Mega Trail, Pulse and Scalp downhill machines, Rook slopestyle bike and Solum dirt jump frame.

Let’s get into the range, starting with the... 

Nukeproof Mega TR
A reworking of the tried, tested and loved Mega chassis, the Mega TR utilises a shorter travel 130mm at the rear, offering the complete trail-friendly package with the perfect blend of athletic climbing ability and aggressive downhill distinction.

Mega TR frame details: Mega TR complete bike:
• Trail/Enduro frame
• Custom hydroformed tube set
• 130mm travel
• Removable cable guides for dropper post, also internal cable routing for RockShox Reverb Stealth post
• 135mm/142mm x 12mm rear axle
• Fork range 140mm to 160mm
• True 44mm headtube
• 73mm BB shell
• ISCG 05
• Shock length 190mm x 51mm
• Available shock option: RockShox Monarch RT3
• Seatpost 31.6mm
• Direct mount front derailleur
• T6 6061 Aluminium
• Size S (15.6”) M (17”) L (18.5”) XL (20”)
• Head angle 67 degrees
• BB height 0mm
• CS length 430.2mm
• Shock – Monarch RT3
• Forks – RockShox Revelation RL Solo Air Tapered
• Chainset – Truvativ Descendant
• Brakes – Avid Elixir 5
• Chainguide – Prime Aero
• Shifter – SRAM X9
• Derailleur – SRAM X9 Type2
• Wheels – Nukeproof Generator TR
• Tyres – Maxxis High Roller 2.35
• Seatpost – RockShox Reverb Stealth
• € 3,799.99 £2,999.99

 

Nukeproof Mega AM
An update to the highly acclaimed Mega frame, the new Mega All Mountain (AM) has been revised to offer 160mm of rear wheel travel with refined geometry. This thing is built to balance all day comfort with downhill prowess.

Mega AM frame details: Completes in Pro/Comp build:
• Custom hydroformed tube set
• 160mm travel
• Removable cable guides for dropper post, also internal cable routing for RockShox Reverb Stealth post
• 135mm/142mm x 12mm rear axle
• Fork range 160mm to 180mm
• True 44mm headtube
• 73mm BB shell
• ISCG 05
• Shock length 216mm x 63mm
• Available shock option: Cane Creek Double Barrel and RockShox Monarch Plus
• Seatpost 31.6mm
• Direct mount front derailleur
• T6 6061 Aluminium
• Size S (15.6”) M (17”) L (18.5”) XL (20”)
• Head angle 66 degrees
• BB height +9.6mm
• CS length 440mm
Pro
• Shock – CCDB
• Forks – RockShox Lyrik RC2 DH
• Solo Air Tapered
• Chainset – Truvativ Descendant
• Brakes – Avid X0 Trail
• Chainguide – SRAM X0
• Shifter – SRAM X0
• Derailleur – SRAM X0 Type2
• Wheels – Nukeproof Generator AM
• Tyres – Maxxis High Roller 2.35
• Seatpost – RockShox Reverb Stealth
• € 4,599.99 £3,599.99

Comp
• Shock – Monarch Plus
• Forks – RockShox Lyrik RC Solo Air Tapered
• Chainset –Truvativ Stylo 2.2AM
• Brakes – Avid Elixir3
• Chainguide – Prime Aero
• Shifter – SRAM X7
• Derailleur – SRAM X7
• Wheels – Nukeproof Generator AM
• Tyres – Maxxis High Roller 2.35
• Seatpost – Nukeproof
• € 3,299.99 £2,599.99

 

Nukeproof Pulse
The Pulse is the latest downhill race frame from Nukeproof. Developed in conjunction with the CRC/Nukeproof World Cup Team as an evolution of the Nukeproof Scalp. You can read more about the Pulse, as well as watch videos into its creation in this article.

Pulse frame details: Completes in Pro/Comp build:
• Designed in collaboration with CRC/Nukeproof Team
• Custom hydroformed tube set
• Update of the Race proven three-stage Fallout linkage
• 210mm travel
• 150mm x 12mm rear axle
• True 1.5” headtube
• 83mm BB shell
• ISCG 05
• Shock length 240mm x 76mm
• Available shock option: Cane Creek Double Barrel, RockShox Vivid RC2
• Seatpost 30.9mm
• T6 6061 Aluminium
• Size: S (15.3”) M (16”) L (16.5”)
• Head angle 63 degrees
• BB height +17mm
• CS length 435mm/445mm (stylefit adjustable option)
Pro
• Shock – CCDB
• Forks – RockShox Boxxer R2C2
• Chainset – Truvativ Descendant
• Brakes – Avid Code
• Chainguide – SRAM X0
• Shifter – SRAM X9
• Derailleur – SRAM X0 Type2
• Wheels – Nukeproof Generator DH
• Tyres – Maxxis High Roller II 2.4
• € 5,099.99 £3,999.99

Comp
• Shock – VIVID RC2
• Forks – RockShox Boxxer RC
• Chainset – Truvativ Descendant
• Brakes – Avid Elixir 5
• Chainguide – Prime Aero
• Shifter – SRAM X7
• Derailleur – SRAM X7
• Wheels – Nukeproof Generator DH
• Tyres – Maxxis High Roller II 2.4
• € 3,899.99 £2,999.99

 

Nukeproof Rook
Designed in collaboration with Jack Fogelquist, the Rook is the ultimate ‘fun machine’ for the modern day rider. The Rook is equally at home in the park, at the trails and in the hills. With its playful geometry, super stiff frame and integrated Gyro compatibility, the Rook ticks the boxes on many riders' dream bike wish list.

Nukeproof Rook frame details:  
• 105mm travel
• 135mm x 12mm rear axle
• Gyro integrated 44mm – 1.5” tapered headtube
• 73mm BB shell
• ISCG 05
• Shock length 190mm x 50mm
• Available shock option: RockShox Monarch RT3
• Seatpost 30.9mm
• T6 6061 Aluminium
• Size: Regular, Long
• Head angle 69 degrees with 110mm fork
• BB height –10mm
• CS length 420mm


Features:
• Gyro integrated headtube
• Tailgate friendly downtube
• Optional shifter mount on DT

 

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