RRP: £599.99


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 29 VRS Mountain Bike is confidence inspiring. The Nucleus 29 VRS boasts 120mm Suntour Boost forks, Tektro hydraulic disc brakes and large volume WTB tyres on wide rims for awesome grip. It’s kitted out with a reliable Shimano 2×9 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
Forks100mm Suntour SF19-XCR32 Air
ShockN/A
ChainsetSuntour CW15-XCM
Bottom BracketSuntour
ShiftersShimano Acera
Front DerailleurShimano Acera
Rear DerailleurShimano Acera
CassetteShimano CS-HG201-9 11-36t
ChainKMC Z9
RimsWTB ST i29
Front HubKT, 32H
Rear HubKT, 32H
SpokesN/A
TyresWTB Vigilante Comp (F) TrailBoss Comp (R)
Front BrakeTektro HD-M290
Rear BrakeTektro HD-M290
HandlebarsNukeproof Neutron
StemVitus
HeadsetFSA
SaddleVitus
SeatpostVitus
SeatclampVitus
WeightTBC

Geometry

Size M L XL
Rec. Rider Height (ins) 5’6-5’10 5’10-6’2 6’2-6’7
Rec. Rider Height (cm) 170-180 180-190 190-201
Rec. Inside Leg (ins) 29-31 31-33 33-37
Rec. Inside Leg (cm) 76-81 81-86 86-94
Seat Tube 432 483 520
Fork Offset 51 51 51
(A) Effective Top Tube 620 640 665
(B) Head Tube Angle 67 67 67
(C) Effective Seat Tube Angle 73 73 73
(D) Chainstay 439 439 439
(E) Head Tube 110 120 130
(F) Stack 613 623 632
(G) Reach 432.5 450 472
Bottom Bracket Drop 61.5 61.5 61.5
Wheelbase 1151 1172.5 1198.5
Seat Post Diameter 31.6 31.6 31.6
Bottom Bracket Threaded 73mm BSA Threaded 73mm BSA Threaded 73mm BSA
Head Set 1 1/8″-1.5″ Tapered 1 1/8″-1.5″ Tapered 1 1/8″-1.5″ Tapered
Based on Axle to Crown 509 509 509

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