Let’s take a look at one GMBN’s regular steeds, Andrew ‘Doddy’ Dodd’s Nukeproof Mega 290 Pro! As is expected of him, Doddy doesn’t hold back on the technical info. including a tonne of background info on why he runs this bike as he does…let’s get into it!

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Frame: Nukeproof Mega 290 XL
Forks: Rockshox Lyrik Solo Air 160mm
Shock: Rockshox Super Deluxe RC3 210×55
Wheels: Mavic XA Elite 29″ Wheelset
Tyres: Continental Baron Projekt 2.4 tubeless
Bars: Nukeproof Horizon 800mm 38mm rise
Grips: Ergon GD1 Thin
Stem: Nukeproof Neutron 35mm
Seatpost: Crankbrothers Highline 160mm
Saddle: Ergon SME-3
Brakes: Sram Guide RE
Rotors: 200mm f/180mm r Sram Centreline Rotors
Shifters: Sram Eagle GX
Chain: Sram Eagle GX
Chain guide: MRP 1x top guide
Chainset: Truvativ Descendant 170mm
Chainring: Sram Eagle GX 32t
Rear mech: Sram Eagle GX
Cassette: Sram Eagle GX 10-50t
Pedals: Crankbrothers Mallet E – Ltd Edition Green
Extra bits/finishing touches: Boom, cable ties!

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  1. Not even gonna mention the self-balancing technology built into the frame that keeps it upright without any support at all? Must come in handy when you get all squirrelly and out of shape on the trails!


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