RRP: £699.99


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Description

Welcome to the Nucleus, MBR magazine £500 hardtail of the year two years running. Don’t be fooled by the price, the Nucleus isn’t your run of the mill entry-level mountain bike. It’s the foundation of the Vitus mountain bike range, with aggressive geometry designed to get you hooked. The Nucleus will take your skills to the next level and get you excited to RIDE MORE.

 

The low, long and slack geometry of the Nucleus 27 VRX Mountain Bike is confidence inspiring. The Nucleus 27 VRX boasts 120mm Suntour Boost forks, MT-400 hydraulic disc brakes and high performance Schwalbe Addix tyres on wide rims for awesome grip. It’s kitted out with 1×10 Shimano Deore M6000 drivetrain and features ISCG 05 chain guide mounts and dropper post routing meaning it’s ready for upgrades. This is a hardtail built to take your riding to the next level.

 

_Alloy frame with modern geometry – (long, slack, low)

_120mm fork (27) / 100mm fork (29)

_Increased standover clearance

_ISCG 05 chainguide mounts

_Internal dropper post cable routing

_Large volume tyres on 29mm inner width rims

Specification


Frame6061-T6
Forks120mm Suntour SF19 Raidon32 Air
ShockN/A
ChainsetSuntour Zeron
Bottom BracketSuntour
ShiftersShimano Deore M6000
Front DerailleurN/A
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore M6000
CassetteShimano CS-HG500-10 11-42t
ChainKMC X10EL
RimsWTB ST i29
Front HubKT, 32H
Rear HubKT, 32H
SpokesN/A
TyresSchwalbe Magic Mary (F) Nobby Nick (R)
Front BrakeShimano MT-400
Rear BrakeShimano MT-400
HandlebarsNukeproof Neutron
StemVitus
HeadsetFSA
SaddleVitus
SeatpostVitus
SeatclampVitus
WeightTBC

Geometry

Size S M L XL
Rec. Rider Height (ins) 5’2-5’6 5’6-5’10 5’10-6’2 6’2-6’7
Rec. Rider Height (cm) 160-170 170-180 180-190 190-201
Rec. Inside Leg (ins) 27-29 29-31 31-33 33-37
Rec. Inside Leg (cm) 71-76 76-81 81-86 86-94
Seat Tube 380 432 483 520
Fork Offset 42 42 42 42
(A) Effective Top Tube 600 620 640 665
(B) Head Tube Angle 66.5 66.5 66.5 66.5
(C) Effective Seat Tube Angle 73 73 73 73
(D) Chainstay 425 425 425 425
(E) Head Tube 105 110 120 130
(F) Stack 592 597 606 615
(G) Reach 420 438 455 477
Bottom Bracket Drop 45 45 45 45
Wheelbase 1128 1146 1167 1196
Seat Post Diameter 31.6 31.6 31.6 31.6
Bottom Bracket Threaded 73mm BSA Threaded 73mm BSA Threaded 73mm BSA Threaded 73mm BSA
Head Set 1 1/8″-1.5″ 1 1/8″-1.5″ 1 1/8″-1.5″ 1 1/8″-1.5″
Based on Axle to Crown 510 510 510 510

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