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Nukeproof Giga 297 medium

£5,499.00

GIGA 297 MX

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Free Nukeproof Horizon Pedals

The pursuit for performance is endless. Developed with our elite athletes we are now offering the Giga in an all-new mixed (MX) wheel size platform. The Giga 297 is a seriously capable machine, paring a 29” wheel up front with a 27.5” wheel out back. Why two sized wheels? The 29” wheel up front to maximize grip and rolling efficiency whilst the 27.5” wheel out back, ensures nimble handling for maneuverability and extra clearance for riders when leaning off the back of the bike. 

With 180mm rear travel; the Giga is a monster truck of a bike that has travel in reserve for when you need it. But to pigeonhole it as a point and shoot machine would be a disservice as it is so much more capable than this might suggest! Due to the way that it uses its travel; the Giga gives you the feel of a big bike, yet the versatility of a modern super-enduro bike. The Giga has a dynamic and confidence inspiring ride to help you push your limits in all kinds of terrain. It’s equally at home at big mountain technical enduro stages of venues like La Thuile, as it is lapping the biggest lines in the Whistler bike park. 

The suspension is designed to be super supple off the top, whilst being supportive in the mid stroke and progressive throughout the rest of the travel. The anti-squat is optimized to ensure the Giga descends like a hooligan yet behaves itself on the climb back to the top for the next run. 

The suspension platform is based on the same horseshoe driven linkage as our award-winning Dissent downhill frame, albeit now with a 2-stage main pivot flip chip. Using an eccentric axle system, riders can alter the Kinematic progressivity; so the bike can be tailored to suit the conditions on the trail with only an 8mm allen key. 

  • Setting 1 = 25.5% progression 
  • Setting 2 = 29% progression. 

Both settings have a super supple beginning for small bump compliance. They also both have good mid-stroke support for better cornering and pumping. Like the Dissent, the progression drops off in the end stroke to prevent mid-stroke harshness or spiking and allows more tuning options with volume spacers. 

The + Progressive setting can be used to add shock progression on a coil set up just like adding a volume spacer to an air shock. The added suppleness is also good in wet and slippery conditions. 

The Giga Frame is constructed completely from UD 700/800 Carbon fiber. This allowed us to optimize the stiffness and compliance of the frame parts individually. The front triangle has been tailored for stability and precision, whilst the rear triangle was designed for compliance to help tracking and provide grip. Another bonus of the carbon rear triangle is that it has a lower un-sprung mass for ultimate suspension performance. 

GIGA 297 MX
FRAME Nukeproof Giga 297 Carbon, 180mm Travel, ultra-strong monocoque UD Carbon Fibre frame, adjustable main pivot, ISCG 05 mounts, Threaded 73mm BB.
FORK Fox 38 Float, Factory Series, Kashima, Grip 2 Damper, 180mm, 44mm Offset, BOOST, Black (SHORT ID: D6GX)
SHOCK Fox Float X2, Factory Series, Kashima, EVOL, 2 Position lever, Custom CM, RM, Rezi CM tune, 205x65mm, Trunnion with Bearing End, 1x 0.3 spacer fitted. (SHORT ID: D63P)
FRONT WHEEL Nukeproof Horizon V2 29″, 6 Bolt, 110x15mm
REAR WHEEL Nukeproof Horizon V2 27.5″, 6 Bolt, Shimano XD Driver, 148x12mm
TYRES Front: Maxxis Assegai 3C MAXXGRIP/DD/TR 29” x 2.5WT, Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MAXXTERRA/DD/TR 27.5” x 2.4WT
CRANKSET SRAM Descendant Carbon Eagle 12-Speed, 170mm, 32T, B148, DUB
SHIFTER SRAM XO1 Eagle 12-Speed, Black
REAR DERAILEUR SRAM XO1 Eagle 12-Speed, Black
CHAIN SRAM GX Eagle 12-Speed
CASSETTE SRAM XO1 Eagle 12-Speed, CS XG1295 EAGLE 10-52T
CHAIN GUIDE Nukeproof Guide with Bash, 28-36T, ISCG-05, black
BRAKES SRAM Code RSC, Sintered pads
FRONT ROTOR SRAM Centreline, 200mm
REAR ROTOR SRAM Centreline, 200mm
HANDLEBARS Nukeproof Horizon V2 25mm Rise, Width – (S780mm, M780mm, L800mm)
STEM Nukeproof Horizon, 50mm, 31.8mm Black