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Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet 8

Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet
Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet Nuke Mega - seat tube chop + mullet
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Nukeproof Mega 275 Large, seat tube chopped to ~400mm
Rear Shock RockShox Monarch Plus RC3 Debonair
Fork RockShox Pike RCT3 160mm
Front Rim Stan's NoTubes 27.5"
Rear Rim Mavic 26"
General Info
Model Year 2015
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 31 lb 15.5 oz (14500 g)
Additional Info Modified this for a friend so thought it was worth a post. Snowy photo shows it stock when I was riding it - tall seat tube (470mm) for the reach (438mm) and quite steep by modern standards. The bb was also fairly high, and you really rode on top of the bike. I cut the seat tube brace off and chopped the seat tube down to about 395mm, epoxied up the hole in the top tube and painted the area black. I then put a 26" rear wheel in it to slacken the head tube angle and lower the BB. It was done so that a shorter woman was able to ride the bike comfortably and could run a 150mm dropper post, giving the "large" frame a new lease of life posing as a modern small/med. The seat tube is a little slack, but with the seat forward on the rails it's totally fine. The bike rides a whole lot nicer with the smaller rear wheel than it used to, and you can really get a lot of power into your turns through your feet. Ignore the crappy seatpost, it has a zero offset dropper now.
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