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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 Sphin 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.
|Chainset||Alloy single speed|
|Front Hub||Vitus alloy disc brake|
|Rec. Rider Height (ins)||5’0″ – 5’7″||5’7″ – 6’4″|
|Rec. Rider Height (cm)||152cm – 170cm||170cm – 193cm|
|Rec. Inside Leg (ins)||26.5″ – 30″||30″ – 34.5″|
|Rec. Inside Leg (cm)||66cm – 76cm||76cm – 88cm|
|(A) Effective Top Tube||576.5mm||596.7mm|
|(E) Head Tube||105mm||105mm|
|(B) Head Tube Angle||71˚||71˚|
|(C) Seat Tube Angle||73.5˚||73.5˚|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||65mm||65mm|
|Seat Post Diameter||27.2mm||27.2mm|
|Bottom Bracket||68mm BSA||68mm BSA|
|Headset||EC34/28.6 • EC34/30||EC34/28.6 • EC34/30|
|Rear Axle||135mm x 10mm||135mm x 10mm|
|Frame Material||6061 Aluminium||6061 Aluminium|
|Based on Axle to Crown||440mm||440mm|