RRP: £489.99



The 2017 Nucleus 275 VR takes performance and value to another level! Following on from the success of last year’s bike which won the accolade of “Hard Tail Of The Year” from MBR the 2017 Nucleus 275 VR presents even greater value!

Built around the same great frame and components package features include Suntour XCR suspension forks, Shimano Altus shifters / deraileurs and Tektro hydraulic disc brakes. The Nucleus 275VR; performance and style at an exceptional price!

Lightweight 6061-T6 Alloy Frame
A lightweight 6061-T6 alloy frame provides a bombproof chasis for trail centre assaults with great upgrade potential for fitting a chainguide thanks to the ISCG tabs.
Our aggressive trail geometry has been designed around 27.5” (650b) wheels and a 120mm travel fork; a short headtube and low bottom bracket keep the centre of gravity low to provide improved handling whilst the larger wheel size offers improved performance and handling.


Frame6061-T6 alloy
ForksSuntour XCR LO-R 27.5”
ChainsetSuntour XCM
Bottom BracketSquare taper
ShiftersShimano Altus SL-M370
Front DerailleurMicroshift MD-462B
Rear DerailleurShimano Altus RD-M370
CassetteShimano CS-HG300
ChainKMC Z99
RimsWTB ST i19 TCS
Front HubKT KT-MD7F
Rear HubKT KT-MD4R
Front BrakeTektro HD-M290
Rear BrakeTektro HD-M290
HandlebarsVitus Riser Bar
HeadsetFSA Orbit 1.5B
SeatpostVitus alloy
SeatclampVitus QR
Weight13.57kg/29.92lbs (size M)


Size  Small Medium Large
Rec. Rider Height (ins) 5’2″ – 5’7″ 5’7″ – 5’11” 5’11” – 6’3″
Rec. Rider Height (cm) 152cm – 170cm 170cm – 180cm 180cm – 190cm
Rec. Inside Leg (ins) 26.5″ – 30″ 30″ – 32″ 32″ – 34″
Rec. Inside Leg (cm) 67cm – 76cm 76cm – 81cm 81cm – 86cm
Seat Tube 380mm 440mm 480mm
(A) Effective Top Tube 585mm 603mm 620mm
(G) Reach 398.58mm 422.25 444.59
(F) Stack 597.83mm 602.47mm 611.74mm
(D) Chainstay 425mm 425mm 425mm
(E) Head Tube 105mm 110mm 120mm
(B) Head Tube Angle 68˚ 68˚ 68˚
(C) Seat Tube Angle 74˚ 74˚ 74˚
Bottom Bracket Drop 35mm 35mm 35mm
Wheelbase 1092mm 1117.5mm 1143.4mm
Seat Post Diameter 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm
Bottom Bracket 73mm BSA 73mm BSA 73mm BSA
Head Set ZS44/28.6 • ZS56/40 ZS44/28.6 • ZS56/40 ZS44/28.6 • ZS56/40
Front Mech 34.9mm Band 34.9mm Band 34.9mm Band
Rear Axle 10mm x 135mm QR 10mm x 135mm QR 10mm x 135mm QR
Frame Material 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy
Based on Axle to Crown 506mm 506mm 506mm

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