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Nukeproof Cub Scoot and Cub Scouts in 14" and 16" Options 3

Big fun for little ones.

Sharing the DNA of the infamous scout, Nukeproof are proud to launch the Cub Scoot, the 14” and 16” Cub Scouts. Whilst we can’t guarantee the newest additions to our Cub Scout range will make your little person into the next Sam Hill, it’s a good place to start and they are sure to have fun along the way. With a discerning team of testers (our own kids), we’ve left no stone unturned in creating a range of youth bikes that are designed to inspire and give confidence off road to the next generation of mountain bikers. Knowing that kid's bikes are 50% ridden, 50% carried by mom and dad, we’ve ensured the full range is durable but lightweight for those inevitable ‘uplift’ moments. The Nukeproof Cub Scoot, 14” and 16” Cub Scouts, true kids mountain bikes.

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NUKEPROOF Cub Scoot

What Sets It Apart:

Designed and developed by the very same team behind our award-winning mountain bike range, the Cub Scoot is a dedicated kids 12” balance bike for riders 2yrs.

Featuring lightweight wheels wrapped in specific off-road tires to deliver maximum grip whilst maintaining nimble enough for little riders.

Size is important on a kid's bike which is why the Cub Scout Is offered with a low standover height and a fully adjustable saddle height to keep the Cub scootin' the family for longer.

The Cub Scoot is rear brake ready for when the shoe-brakes become not quite enough (140mm rotor recommended) to reduce the need to trade in the Cub Scoot prematurely and keep it in the family for longer.

The frame is designed in hydroformed 6062-T6 Custom butted Aluminum to maintain strength and custom designed in kid friendly MTB geometry.

Offered in two colors Rosso Red and Turmeric Yellow.

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NUKEPROOF 14” Cub Scout

What sets it apart:

For mini shredders who have graduated from balance bikes and looking for their first pedal bike (3yrs+).

A direct descendent of the Scout, Nukeproof’s award-winning hardtail, the 14” Cub Scout offers a low standover height and adjustable integrated saddle and seat post.

The 14” Cub Scout offers single speed gearing to keep things simple in those early days as well as disc brakes (160mm front and 140mm rear) fitted with short reach levers to allow for easy breaking when things get rowdy.

Little hands and feet call for components to suit. Nukeproof have selected a full range offers child friendly components in the form of a kid's specific saddle, kids specific bars (25.2mm clamp) and 19mm grips ensuring the key touchpoints are covered.

Offered in two colors Rosso Red and Turmeric Yellow.

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NUKEPROOF 16” Cub Scout

What sets it apart:

One size doesn't fit all. If you are coming straight from a balance bike, have outgrown your 14", not big enough for a 20" the Cub Scout16" is there for you.

Designed for youths between 105-110cm tall, the Cub Scout 16" is a proper off-road bike, quality tires, dialed geometry and components to suit small hands and feet.

A low standover height and adjustable integrated saddle and seat post makes this a confidence inspiring first pedal bike. Powerful disc brakes help support learning the basics of mastering a mountain bike.

Offered in two colors Rosso Red and Turmeric Yellow.

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NUKEPROOF Cub Scout Size Chart

Growing with us:

The youth have never had it so good.

We know (from first-hand experience) that small humans grow into bigger ones. Therefore, we have expanded the Cub Scout range to go from the 12" Cub Scoot through to the 26" Cub Scout.

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NUKEPROOF Cub Scout Packaging

Packaged for playing:

Keeping youths entertained whilst you are busy opening their new pride and joy. To help, our graphic team, using drawings from Mrs Bridget Hill, have produced this unique packaging to try keep them out of mischief.

Note the packaging is 100% recyclable. If the urchins don't destroy it first, you may also want to keep the box to repack the bike for a new owner after your mini-rider is ready to move up to the next size.

Packaging

NUKEPROOF Cub Scoot

£229.99 GBP/ €299.99 Euro/ $249.99 USD

Designed and developed by Nukeproof’s dedicated R&D team, no different to any other bike in the range, you can be assured the all-new Cub Scoot is a true mini MTB.

Perfect for riders 2yrs+ (90-105cm), the Cub Scoot has the DNA of its big brother, the infamous Scout.

The Cub Scoot is a true off-roader that includes all-terrain tires for maximum grip off-road, adjustable saddle height (as little people won’t stop growing) paired with a low standover allowing for ultimate adjustability. We understand shoes can’t substitute brakes forever. The Cub Scoot comes rearbrake-ready to teach your mini rider braking skills when the time comes, meaning they can stay on their Cub Scoot that little bit longer. Plus who doesn’t like a good skid?

Little hands and little feet call for components to suit. We’ve selected child-friendly components such as; contoured rubber grip protection on the footplate, kids specific saddle and seat post and smaller kid-specific handlebars, grips and small platform pedals. As mountain bikers, we know having the all-important touch points dialed ensures comfort and confidence.

As a parent and dedicated uplift service, we understand lightweight is key. The Cub Scoot comes in at 4.32kgs, ensuring your arms won’t take a battering when the inevitable uplift is required.

The Cub Scoot is built to last, ready for the next rider.

SPECIFICATION:

Frame: Cub Scoot 12” alloy
Front wheel: 100x8mm female axle hub on 12” 16H Rim
Rear wheel: 100x8mm female axle (6 bolt disc ready) hub on 12”16H Rim
Tires: Vee Rubber Crown Gem 12” x 2.25”
Handle Bar: 440mm wide, 25mm rise, 25.4mm clamp with 19mm grip area
Grips: Nukeproof kids 19mm grip
Stem: 45mm non series
Saddle  & Seatpost: Kids specific one piece design
Headset: Sealed EX 34-30
Weight: 4.32kgs

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NUKEPROOF 14” Cub Scout

£349.99 GBP/ €449.99 Euro/ $399.99 USD

Graduated from balance bikes and looking for your first pedal bike? At Nukeproof we know those first cranks of the pedals independently are one of life’s special moments, we're proud to be able to join you for this. The Cub Scout 14” is the next step in your mini shredder’s career and is suitable for ages 3+ (95-110cm). The Cub Scout 14" shares the DNA with its big brother, the infamous Scout as a true mountain bike.

Our team of discerning testers (our own children) have strict requirements such as single-speed gearing to keep things simple in those early pedaling days and short-reach brake levers (discbrakes), enabling even the smallest of hands to pull on the anchors when things get rowdy. The 14” is also stabilizer compatible if pedaling takes a little longer to master.

Standard throughout the whole Cub Scout range is our low standover height and saddle height adjuster, key to keeping the Cub Scout the weapon of choice for longer. As well as off-road tires for maximum grip fitted on light weight wheels to reduce sore legs.

Little hands and little feet call for components to suit. We’ve selected child-friendly components such as; kids specific saddle and seatpost and smaller kid-specific handlebars and grips as well as small platform pedals. As mountain bikers, we know having the all-important touch points dialed ensures comfort and confidence.

SPECIFICATION:

Frame: Cub Scout 14” alloy
Wheels: 100x8mm female axle (6 bolt disc) hub on 14” 16H Rim
Tires: Vee Rubber Crown Gem 14” x 2.25”
Brakes: Tektro JL352-RS Short Reach Levers on Clarks Mechanical Calipers (160mm and 140mm rotors)
Handle Bar: 480mm wide, 25mm rise, 25.4mm clamp with 19mm grip area
Drivetrain: Single speed with 25x14T Gearing
Crankset: Samox 102mm with Double Chain Guard
Grips: Nukeproof kids 19mm grip
Stem: 45mm non series
Saddle & Seatpost: Kids specific one piece design
Pedals: Wellgo LU-968 9/16”
Headset: Sealed EX 34-30
Weight: 4.69kgs

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NUKEPROOF 16” Cub Scout

£399.99 GBP/ €499.99 Euro/ $449.99 USD

If you are just coming from a balance bike or have outgrown your 14”, the Cub Scout 16” is ready to take you on the next leg of the trail. Designed for future athletes ages 5yrs+ (105-120cm).

The 16” version of the Cub Scout takes its DNA from its legendary Scout brethren as a true mountain bike.

Our team of discerning testers (our own children) have strict requirements such as single-speed gearing to keep things simple in those early pedaling days and short-reach brake levers (discbrakes), enabling even the smallest of hands to pull on the anchors when things get rowdy.

The 16” is stabilizer compatible, if pedaling takes a little longer to master. Standard throughout the whole Cub Scout range is our low standover height and saddle height adjuster, key to keeping the Cub Scout the weapon of choice for longer. As well as off-road tires for maximum grip fitted on lightweight wheels to reduce sore legs.

Little hands and little feet call for components to suit. We’ve selected child-friendly components such as; contoured rubber grip protection on the footplate, kids specific saddle and seat post and smaller kid- specific handlebars, grips and small platform pedals. As mountain bikers, we know having the all-important touch points dialed ensures comfort and confidence.

Not quite ready for 16” yet? Check out the Cub Scoot. Or Cub Scout 14” or growing up fast? Nukeproof also offers 20", 24" and 26" Cub Scouts available.

SPECIFICATION:

Frame: Cub Scout 16” alloy
Wheels: 100 x 8mm female axle (6 bolt disc) hub on 16” 20H and 24H Rims
Tires: Vee Rubber Crown Gem 16” x 2.25”
Brakes: Tektro JL352-RS Short Reach Levers on Clarks Mechanical Calipers(160mm and 140mm rotors)
Handle Bar: 500mm wide, 25mm rise, 25.4mm clamp with 19mm grip area
Drivetrain: Single speed with 25x14T gearing
Crankset: Samox 102mm with Double Chain Guard
Grips: Nukeproof kids 19mm grip
Stem: 45mm non series
Saddle & Seatpost: Kids specific one piece design
Pedals: Wellgo LU-968 9/16”
Headset: Sealed EX 34-30
Weight: 7.55kgs

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