2018 Vitus Nucleus V

Modest component level aluminum frame trail bike

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2018 Vitus Nucleus V
  • MSRP £400
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Rear Travel 135mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    SunTour
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 2 × 9
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Altus
  • Brakes Rim
Gearing

2 × 9 — 18 speed

2018 Vitus Nucleus V
27 mph
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26 mph

The 2018 Nucleus V is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Nucleus V is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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Geometry
Build
Frame6061-T6 Alloy, Mechanicaly formed 6061-T6 Alloy, 135mm QR
ForkSuntour XCT, 100mm travel
Bottom BracketSuntour, BSA Square taper 118mm
HeadsetFSA, 1 1/8
StemVitus alloy, 50mm
HandlebarVitus alloy, 740mm
SaddleVitus
SeatpostVitus alloy, 31.6mm, 400mm
Components
Front DerailleurShimano M462B, 2x Band on
Rear DerailleurShimano Altus, 9 speed
ShiftersShimano Altus, 2x9
CrankSuntour, 36x22t, 175mm
CassetteShimano HG-200, 9 speed 11-32t
ChainKMC Z99, 9 speed
BrakesTEKTRO V, Alloy V brake
Wheels
RimsAlloy, AM4, 27.5
SpokesDouble butted
Front HubKT, 100mm QR, 32h
Rear HubKT, 135mm QR, 32h
TiresWTB Vigilante 2.3 (FR) WTB Trail Boss 2.25 (RR), 27.5"
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2018 Vitus Nucleus V