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Nukeproof Scout 290 Expert

Nukeproof Scout 290 Expert

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Nukeproof Scout 290 Expert Bike

The Scout takes you back to minimal fuss, raw mountain biking. It will sharpen your skills, forcing you to read the trail ahead, seeking out the best lines to stay smooth and carry speed. Whether its embracing your spirit of adventure or attacking the trail, the Scout 290 Comp is designed as a do-it-all hardtail.

Versatility is the name of the game and Its low bottom bracket, slack head angle and stiff frame allow you to tackle anything that you come across; explore endless singletrack, session the pump track or rail berms and hit jumps in the bike park. In the right hands, the Scout 290 Comp is robust and versatile enough to provide comfort for longer XC rides, yet supple and confidence inspiring enough to tackle steep, rough and technical Enduro trails with ease.

Whichever wheel size you choose, Nukeproof guarantee you will enjoy every second of your ride, so get out and explore nature’s playground.

Chassis Updates

Updated with longer geometry to accommodate even the tallest of riders, Nukeproof’s engineers took the opportunity to soften the ride with a profile seat stay assembly offering more compliance without compromising the torsional stiffness of the frame under pedalling.

Paired with the new ‘Boost 148’ rear axle spacing, helping build a stronger, stiffer wheel, the acceleration of the new Scout 290 Sport has been notably improved as well as allowing additional tyre clearance for up to 2.5” tyres on 29” wheels. (Note: Can be fitted with up to 2.8” tyres on 27.5+” wheels).


Scout 290 Alloy
Material:    Hydroformed 6061 Triple-Butted Aluminium
Fork Travel:    140mm (The 290 Expert features a 140mm fork)
Axle to Crown:    552mm
Fork Offset:    51mm
Wheels Size:    29″
Max Tyre Size:    2.6″
Sizing:    M/L/XL
Headtube:    44-56mm Tapered Semi-Integrated
Headset:    ZS44-28.6 – T2 / ZS56/40 – B8
Seatpost:    31.6mm (Internal Routing for Dropper Seatpost)
Seat Clamp:    34.9mm
BB:    Threaded 73mm BSA
Rear Hub:    Boost 148x12mm
Rear Axle:    Sram Maxle Stealth M12x1.75 180mm
Chain Guide:    ISCG05
Brake Mount:    160mm Direct Post
Protection:    Kevlar Chainstay Protector

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Frame    Nukeproof Scout 290, custom triple butted hydro-formed Alloy, internal cable routing for dropper seat posts, threaded bottom bracket, Boost 148mm rear axle spacing
Fork    Fox 36 Rhythm 140mm, Grip Sweep adjust, 51mm Offset, Matte Black
Front Wheel    DT Swiss M 1900 SPLINE 29", 15x110mm
Rear Wheel    DT Swiss M 1900 SPLINE 29", Shimano Microspline freehub, 148x12mm
Tyres    Front: Maxxis Assegai 29" x 2.5”WT, EXO+, TR, Maxx Terra, Rear: Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4”WT, EXO+, TR, Maxx Terra
Crankset    Shimano M7100 SLX, 12 Speed, 170mm, 30T, B148
Drivetrain    Shimano M7100 SLX 12 Speed
Cassette    Shimano M7100 SLX 12 Speed, 10-51T
Brakes    Shimano M7120 SLX 4 Pot, I-Spec EV
Rotors     Shimano SM-RT70, 180mm, Centrelock
Handlebars    Nukeproof Neutron 800mm, 25mm
Stem    Nukeproof Neutron AM, 45mm, Black
Saddle    Nukeproof Horizon SL, Black
Grip    Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Seatpost    Brand X Ascend internal, S:120mm drop; M:150mm drop; L/XL: 170mm drop
Headset    Nukeproof Warhead, 44-56 IITS

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