Nukeproof Mega 290 Elite Carbon 2022

Nukeproof's best seller the Mega has already proven it's performance on the EWS stages and cemented itself as a legend. For 2022 we see the continuation of the 4th generation Mega, a mountain bike favourite of riders who want to go as rapid as possible.

Available as a 29" (290) with 170mm front, 160mm rear travel or as a mixed wheel size (297) bike with 170mm front and rear riders have the choice of top speed or a dash of agility. The 4th generation Mega has finely tuned suspension kinematics that keep the bike progressive and predictable while also offering surprising pedal efficiency on top of the blistering performance over technical terrains.

The Mega is available in an alloy frame version (Comp and Pro kits) or UD Carbon (RS, Factory and Elite kits), all at great price points making one of the worlds greatest trail slayers reachable to all.


  • S: 5'2"-5'7"
  • M: 5'6"-5'10"
  • L: 5'9"-6'0"
  • XL: 6'0"-6'4"
  • XXL: 6'3"-6'7"



  • Discipline Enduro/Bikepark

  • Material Carbon

  • Front Travel 170mm

  • Rear Travel 160mm

  • Wheel Size 29"

  • Warranty 5 years (frame)

Frame - Nukeproof Mega V4 290 Carbon, 160mm Travel, ultra-strong monocoque UD Carbon Fibre frame, internally piped cable routing, ISCG 05 mounts, Enduro Bearings, Threaded 73mm BB, Boost 148mm rear axle spacing, 3D contoured Rubber frame protection and Factory fitted clear paint protection kit covering TT/DT/CS/SS
Fork - Fox 38 Float, Performance Elite Series, Grip 2 Damper, 170mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black 
Shock - Fox Float X2, Performance Series, EVOL, 2 Position lever, Custom LCM LRM tune, 230x62.5mm, Bearing End, 2x 0.3 spacer fitted
Front Wheel - Nukeproof Horizon V2, 29", 6 Bolt, 110x15mm
Rear Wheel - Nukeproof Horizon V2, 29", 6 Bolt, Shimano Microspline Driver, 148x12mm
Tyres - Front: Maxxis Assegai 29" x 2.5 WT, 3C MaxxGrip DD TR, Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 29” x 2.4 WT, 3C MaxxTerra DD TR
Crankset - Shimano SLX M7100 12-Speed, Hollowtech 2, 170mm, 30T, 52mm Chainline
Shifter - Shimano SLX M7100-IR, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV
Rear Derailleur - Shimano SLX M7100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus
Chain - Shimano SLX M7100 HG 12-speed Inc Quicklink
Cassette - Shimano SLX M7100-12, 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T
Chain Guide - Nukeproof Guide, 28-36T, ISCG-05, black
Brakes - Shimano SLX M7120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads
Front Rotor - 203mm
Rear Rotor - 203mm
Handlebars - Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width - M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm, XXL800mm
Stem - Nukeproof Horizon, 45mm, Black
Saddle - Nukeproof
Seatpost - Brand X Ascend internal with Brand-X Remote lever, M:150mm drop; L:170mm drop; XL/XXL:200mm drop
Headset - Nukeproof, 44-56 IITS
Grips - Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Bearings - Enduro Bearings

Nukeproof Mega 290 Elite Carbon 2022

Nukeproof Mega 290 Elite Carbon 2022

Nukeproof's best seller the Mega has already proven it's performance on the EWS stages and cemented itself as a legend. For 2022 we see... Read more

£4,399.99 £3,699.00

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Delivery Services

Standard Tracked: All orders over £40 are eligible for free standard tracked delivery by Royal Mail. For orders under £40 there is a £2.99 charge. Orders sent using standard tracked are usually delivered in 2-3 days.

Priority Tracked: For £3.99 your order is sent by premium tracked delivery which gives a 1-2 day (including Saturdays) delivery timescale. This service is provided by Royal Mail who will usually deliver on Saturdays. Orders must be placed by 4pm.

Next Day Courier: If you require next-working-day delivery then this is provided by DPD and is £6.99. Orders must be placed by 3.30pm and be fully in-stock in order to be processed before our daily DPD collection.

Saturday Delivery: You can select Saturday delivery options from DPD at the checkout.

Bike Delivery: Bikes are always delivered by courier. After placing a bike order your bike is fully assembled and tested before being carefully boxed for shipping. Because of this build process it is not always possible to offer next-day delivery on a bike. Please do get in touch if you want to know a specific despatch day on any bike on our website. Call us on 01227 832582 or email

Returns Info

We offer a 30 day return period on our items. We ask that items are returned in their original packaging and in re-sellable condition. We do not pay returns postage.unless we have made an error with your order.

We cannot accept the return if the item is not correctly packaged and is damaged in transit during the return trip back to us.

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      If you require an exchange it is recommended that you re-order the correct size/item and return the item you do not wish to keep to us for a refund.