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The Vitus Nucleus is the mountain bike you never forget. The one that got you hooked. It’s everything a mountain bike should be - comfortable, reliable and predictable. But above all, it’s fun. The Nucleus is versatile enough to ride anywhere, but you’ll have the best time riding proper trails.
It feels just like a mountain bike should, a bike that inspires confidence when riding off-road, over rough ground and when tackling trail obstacles. This is a real mountain bike and a proven performer, but don’t just take our word for it, the Nucleus is a multi award-winner that has been voted £500 Hardtail of the Year four times in a row by MBR Magazine.
Riding your first mountain bike requires full trust in the equipment. As the trail twists and turns, rises and falls, you need to feel in complete control. The tried and tested geometry of the Nucleus has reassuring stability and agility that keeps your body relaxed and your smile wide. To match, the bike arrives equipped with high-quality, durable components.
The components include Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brakes that are responsive no matter the conditions, a terrain-smoothing SR Suntour XCR32 Air LOR DS 120mm Travel air-sprung suspension fork and the no-fuss Box Four drivetrain that ensures the gear shifting is fast and light. But this bike won’t be left behind as your confidence grows. With the award-winning aluminium frame at its core, you will be able to fully customise and upgrade the setup to best suit your riding style and keep your mountain biking skills rolling forward.
Your first mountain bike should arm you with everything required to enjoy this sport. To set you on your way to unlocking the excitement of riding trails. The Nucleus is not off-the-shelf, it’s tailored specifically for the needs of a new mountain biker.
Frame: Nucleus Aluminium 6061-T6 BSA Threaded BB, IS Disc Brake Mounts, 135mm x 9mm QR
Fork: SR Suntour XCR32 Air LOR DS 120mm Travel, 27.5", 1 1/8" Straight Steerer, Post Mount Brake Mounts, 100mm x 9mm QR, Air Spring
Headset: Neco ZS44/28.6 upper & ZS56/28.6 lower
Handlebar: Nukeproof Neutron V2 Riser 6061 Alloy, 25mm Rise, 9° Back Sweep, 760mm Wide S/M, 780mm Wide L/XL 31.8mm
Stem: Vitus 50mm Alloy, 50mm Reach, 3° Rise
Grips: Vitus Lock On
Front Rim: WTB ST I30 TCS 2.0, 27.5", 32h TCS Tubeless Tape Fitted
Rear Rim: WTB ST I30 TCS 2.0, 27.5", 32h TCS Tubeless Tape Fitted
Front Hub: Vitus KT K68F 32h, 6 Bolt, 100x9mm QR
Rear Hub: Vitus KT K68R, 32h, 6 Bolt, 135x9mm QR
Front Tyre: Maxxis Ardent 27.5x2.25"
Rear Tyre: Maxxis Ardent 27.5x2.25"
Spokes: Stainless Steel
Chain: Box Four 8-Speed, 110 links
Crankset: Samox 170mm, 32T Narrow Wide chainring
Bottom Bracket: Samox, BSA Threaded BB, 73mm shell
Front Brake: Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brake
Rear Brake: Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brake
Rotors: Clarks M2 180mm front, 160mm rear, 6 bolt
Rear Derailleur: Box Four 8-Speed Wide, limited slip clutch
Rear Shifter: Box Four 8 Speed Multi Shifter
Cassette: Sunrace 11-42T, 8-Speed
Saddle: Nukeproof Neutron
Seat Post: Vitus 6061 Alloy, 31.6x400mm
Seat Screw: Vitus Bolt 34.9mm
Weight: Medium: 13.5kg
Rest assured that each bike is fully built and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. We supply all bikes with a set of plastic pedals, a pedal wrench and a multi-tool kit. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
Please Note: Due to ongoing issues in the global bike supply chain, manufacturers may substitute certain component items due to availability. In this situation, they will be replaced with the same quality or better performing parts.Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
|Height||cm||160 - 170cm||170 - 180cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 201cm|
|ft||5′ 3″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 3″||6′ 3″ - 6′ 7″|
|Inside Leg||cm||71 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 94cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 37″|
|Seat Tube Length||mm||380mm||432mm||483mm||520mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||600mm||620mm||640mm||665mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73°||73°||73°||73°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||45mm||45mm||45mm||45mm|
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We will happily refund any item purchased on Wiggle if returned to us within 365 days; excluding Wiggle gift vouchers, nutrition and customised products, except when faulty.
Please note: Bikes and other bulky items cannot be returned using our local returns service (where applicable). Please contact us and we can arrange to collect these from you using our discounted courier rates. There is a fee for all collections, except for faulty products.
Please also note, if you have ordered a Shimano, Garmin, Suunto, Mizuno or Salomon product this may have been sent from our Australian warehouse. For products sent from our Australian warehouse, to arrange a return please contact customer services directly via our Contact Us Form or follow the return slip instructions received in your order.Returned goods must be unused and supplied with their original packaging, unless the goods are faulty. Wiggle will pay the return postage costs for any faulty items.