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This full-suspension electric bike (E-Bike) features a robust and lightweight frame that's equipped with Fox Factory Kashima coated 170mm-travel suspension forks, a Shimano STEPS EP8 electric motor drive and a Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed groupset with a wide-ranging 10-51T cassette and XT 4-Pot hydraulic disc brakes. Plus, it rolls upon DT Swiss H1700 Spline wheels wrapped in Tubeless Ready Maxxis tyres.
Since 2009 the Nukeproof Mega has been on a journey of constant development. From iteration to iteration, small incremental improvements gradually add up to become today’s thoroughbred Enduro race bike: The Mega V4. 2021 has been a massive year for Nukeproof's design team with the launch of several new platforms already. All things considered; you could forgive the team for resting on their laurels. Bike design and technology must move fast to keep up with the evolving demands of modern riders. If you don’t keep up, then you get left behind.
Let's address the elephant in the room - there is a notable absence in Nukeproof's current range, a bike with an engine. Nukeproof's top priority was to partner with the right specialist and chose a brand that could offer leading-edge technology to help us create competitive product whilst having the infrastructure in place to support customers during ownership.
So, when Shimano approached Nukeproof over two years ago with their latest STEPS EP8 system motor technology, they knew that the time had come. Development of the Mega V4 was about to start, presenting the perfect pairing for their first foray into E-Bikes. Whilst all Nukeproof bikes have been designed with the focus on descending performance, no new Nukeproof has had more to live up in this area, than the Mega V4.
Introducing the Megawatt: A Mega V4 with an engine. Designed so you can maximise the amount of time spent descending by getting you back to the top faster, again and again (and again).
The Megawatt Shares the race-proven geometry of the Nukeproof Mega but in an all-new mixed wheel size platform. A 29” wheel up front to maximise rolling efficiency with a 27.5” wheel out back. This allows for the bike to run shorter chainstays and ensure the Megawatt whips around even the tightest of Alpine trail whilst stays stable attacking any rough terrain. The rear chainstays also benefit from 3D moulded chain guard to keep the frame protected and running quiet allowing you to concentrate on the trail ahead. The Megawatt is offered in Size Small through to XXL and shares Nukeproof’s “saddle offset” philosophy with the Mega. Steeper seat angles offered on larger sizes to optimise the riding position and maximise comfort and efficiency.
Frame: Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Alloy, 170mm Travel, custom triple butted hydro-formed tube set, internal Battery, Internal cable routing, Enduro Bearings, Boost 148mm rear axle spacing, 3D contoured Rubber frame protection, Shimano STEPS compatible
Drive System: Shimano STEPS EP8, 250W, 85Nm
Battery: Shimano E8036, 630Wh
Display: Shimano EM800
Assist Switch: Shimano EM800-L
Fork: Fox 38 Float, 29”, Factory Series, Kashima, Grip 2 Damper, 170mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, 1.5T Steerer, 68mm Crown, Black (SHORT ID: D6G3)
Shock: Fox Float X2, Factory Series, Kashima, EVOL, 2 Position lever, Custom CL, RM, Rezi CM tune, 230x65mm, Bearing End, 2x 0.3 spacer fitted. (SHORT ID: D7JL)
Front Wheel: DT Swiss H1700 SPLINE 30,27.5", 6 Bolt, 110x15mm
Rear Wheel: DT Swiss H1700 SPLINE 30, 27.5", 6 Bolt, Shimano Microspline Driver, 148x12mm
Tyres: Front: Maxxis Assegai 29”x2.5 WT 3C MaxxGrip/DD/TR, Rear: Maxxis High Roller II 27.5”x2.5 WT 3C MaxxTerra/DD/TR
Crankset: Shimano EM8150 XT, HOLLOWTECH II, 165mm, 34T, 52mm Chainline
Shifter: Shimano XT M8100-R, 12-speed Rapidfire Plus, I-Spec EV
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100, SGS 12-Speed, Shadow Plus
Chain: Shimano XT M8100 HG 12-speed Inc Quicklink
Cassette: Shimano XT M8100-12, 12-Speed (HYPERGLIDE+), 10-51T
Chain Guide: Shimano EM800 drive unit mount
Brakes: Shimano XT M8120, 4 Pot Brake, Metallic Pads with Fins
Front Rotor: Shimano SM-RT76, 203mm
Rear Rotor: Shimano SM-RT76, 203mm
Handlebars: Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width - S780mm, M780mm, L800mm, XL800mm, XXL800mm)
Stem: Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, Black
Saddle: Nukeproof Horizon Enduro, Black
Seatpost: Bikeyoke Divine Stealth w Shimano SL-MT500-IL Remote lever, S:125mm drop; M/L:160mm drop; XL/XXL:185mm drop
Headset: Acros AZX-589R1, sealed bearings, ZS56/28.6 – ZS66/40
Grips: Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature
Battery Charger: Shimano E6002
Certification: EN 15194 Compliant
Weight: 23.9Kgs/52.6lbs (Tubeless)
Material: Hydroformed 6061-T6 Triple-Butted Aluminium
Fork Travel: 170mm
Axle to Crown: 582mm
Fork Offset: 44mm
Rear Travel: 170mm
Wheels Size: Front: 29" Rear: 27.5"
Max Tyre Size: 2.6"
Recommended Shock Sag (Measured seated): 30%
Shock Size: 230x62.5mm
Shock Hardware F: 25x8mm
Shock Hardware R: 30x8mm
Headtube: 56-66mm Tapered Semi-Integrated
Headset: ZS56-28.6 / ZS66/40 (1.5" Tapered) or ZS56-28.6 / ZS66/46 (1.8" Tapered) Requires cable routing through top cap
Bearings Required: 4x F6802 LLU MAX, 4x 6902 LLU MAX, 2x F6902 LLU MAX-EA
Seatpost: 31.6mm (Internal Routing for Dropper Seatpost)
Seat Clamp: 34.9mm
Motor System: Shimano STEPS EP8, 250W, 85Nm
Battery: Can fit either Shimano E8035, 504Wh or Shimano E8036, 630Wh
Rear Hub: Boost 148x12mm
Rear Axle: SRAM UDH Maxle Stealth M12x1.0 180mm (Thread Length 13mm)
Brake Mount: 180mm Direct Post
Protection: 3D Contoured Motor Protector and Rubber Frame Protection for DT/SS/CS/Battery Door
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.Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
|1. Height||cm||159 - 169cm||167 - 177cm||175 - 185cm||183 - 193cm||191 - 201cm|
|ft||5′ 21⁄2″ - 5′ 61⁄2″||5′ 51⁄2″ - 5′ 91⁄2″||5′ 9″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 0″ - 6′ 4″||6′ 3″ - 6′ 7″|
|4. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||577mm||597mm||612mm||634mm||656mm|
|5. Seat Tube Length||mm||380mm||410mm||440mm||470mm||500mm|
|6. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||71°||71°||72°||72°||72°|
|7. Head Tube||mm||115mm||115mm||120mm||130mm||140mm|
|8. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||64°||64°||64°||64°||64°|
|9. Chainstay Length||mm||442mm||442mm||442mm||442mm||442mm|
|10. Front Centre||mm||780mm||800mm||822mm||846mm||871mm|
|12. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||30mm||30mm||30mm||30mm||30mm|
|13. Standover Height||mm||735mm||731mm||730mm||733mm||733mm|
|14. Fork Rake||mm||44mm||44mm||44mm||44mm||44mm|
|15. Fork Length||mm||582mm||582mm||582mm||582mm||582mm|
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