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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Nukeproof Mega. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
16 reasons to buy
- The Nukeproof Mega is confidence-inspiring on descents with 160-165mm of travel in the rear and 170mm of travel in the front.
- Experts were pleased to find that the bike uses a SRAM UDH derailleur, making it easy to replace if needed.
- The threaded bottom bracket on the Mega is easy to maintain.
- 800mm wide handlebars offer riders a stable and balanced ride on the Nukeproof Mega.
- The bike’s saddle is offset, helping distribute the rider’s weight as they climb.
- Test riders were stoked to discover the Mega has room for a 750ml water bottle.
- Nukeproof offers this bike with 29” or 27.5” wheels and tires. This allows riders to choose a bike that best meets their riding style.
- With builds available in aluminum and carbon, riders can find a bike that best meets their budget.
- The bike has protection on the downtube and chainstays. This keeps the frame from being damaged by rocks and other trail debris.
- The geometry of the Nukeproof Mega places riders in a position of control through tight, technical terrain.
- The 38mm offset of the bike’s fork helps keep the bike in line.
- Each size of the Nukeproof Mega is specced with a dropper post of a proportional length.
- Testers found the shock tune of the Nukeproof Mega to be progressive. It offers excellent midstroke support to riders.
- Michelin tires come standard on the bike. Experts found they offered great traction and rolled smoothly through corners.
- The Nukeproof Mega's shock has a climb switch, offering riders a firm platform for more efficient climbs.
- Users were pleased that a chainguide is included on the bike.
2 reasons not to buy
- The Nukeproof Mega is not an all-round bike. Experts found it to have more travel than necessary for cross-country trails and too little for true downhill routes.
- The price of the bike is not as affordable as others in its category, due to the high quality components it comes specced with.