Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite

Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite

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The Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite is a mountain bike with a custom triple-butted hydro-formed alloy frame, FOX 36 Float Rhythm fork with a 140mm travel, and Shimano SLX M7120 4-pot brakes. It features a Shimano SLX M7100 12-speed rear derailleur and shifter, Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm rise handlebar, and DT Swiss M1900 Spline wheels. The Schwalbe Magic Mary and Nobby Nic tires provide excellent traction. It has received top reviews from bike magazines and is engineered by gb_engineering.

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Description

srp2499 £
categoryHardtail
travel_front140 mm
wheels29 Aluminum
frame_materialAluminum
groupsetShimano SLX
forkFox 36
brakesShimano SLX

Reviews

Loam Wolf

Sean Leicht

The Nukeproof Scout 290 is an aggressive all-mountain hardtail that offers a nice blend of downhill handling and a comfortable climbing position.

Pros
  1. Comfortable climbing position
  2. Build quality
  3. Details well covered
  4. Descending composure
Cons
  1. Not the most playful
  2. BB slightly low for tech

MBR

Alan Muldoon

Nukeproof's latest Scout is prepared for anything, but never gets tied in knots, even on the twistiest trails.

Pros
  1. Stellar specification. Compliant ride.
Cons
  1. Care needed with sizing. Tall seat tube. Only three frame sizes.

Pinkbike

Nukeproof

New controls optimised for smaller paws and digits.

Bikerumor

Zach Overholt

Hardtails are dead. Long live the hardtail! If you fall into that later camp, you’re probably excited to watch as hardtails have evolved into highly capable fun machines – not just XC weapons of pain and suffering. The Nukeproof Scout was already a proven...

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Specifications

Frame

Frame
Custom triple butted hydro-formed Alloy
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
Nukeproof Factory Yellow

Suspension

Fork
FOX 36 Float Rhythm, 140mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Grip Damper, Black
Rear Shock
N/A

Cockpit

Stem
Nukeproof Horizon, 45mm, black
Handlebars
Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width - M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm, XXL800mm
Tape/Grips
Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Saddle
Nukeproof, Black

Drivetrain

Rear Derailleur
Shimano SLX M7100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus
Shift Levers
Shimano SLX M7100-IR, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV
Cassette
Shimano SLX M7100 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T
Chain
Shimano SLX M7100 12-Speed
Crankset
Shimano SLX M7100 12 Speed Crank, 170mm, 30T, 52mm Chainline
Chainrings

Brakes

Front Brake
Shimano SLX M7120 4 pot brake, Metal Pads
Shift Levers

Wheels

Front Rim
DT Swiss, M1900 Spline, 15x110mm, 6 bolt, 28H
Rear Rim
Front Tyre
DT Swiss, M1900 Spline, 15x110mm, 6 bolt, 28H

Geometry Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite

sizeMDLGXLXXL
seat_tube_length (mm)410440460480
seat_tube_angle74747474
head_tube_length (mm)100110120130
head_tube_angle64.564.564.564.5
top_tube_length (mm)617.7638658678
chainstay_length (mm)426428431433
wheel_base (mm)1180120412291253
standover (mm)684.97700.63704.84708.84
stack (mm)635.2644.2653.3662.3
reach (mm)433.8451.3468.7486.1
bb_offset (mm)-70-70-70-70
trail (mm)132.33132.33132.33132.33
fork_rake_offset (mm)42424242

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite

What material is the frame of the Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite?

The Nukeproof Scout 290 Elite ist crafted with Aluminum

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Nukeproof?

The SRP Price is our information at 2499 GBP

Where das the Brand Nukeproof is originated?

Nukeproof is a Company from Great Britain