Nuke Proof Mega 275 Review

Nukeproof-Mega-275The Nukeproof industry is one of the most significant bike industries in the United Kingdom and around the world. Nukeproof aim has always been to make desirable, reliable, and innovative solutions to encounter the rising demand for mountain bikes in the market for recreational and professional use. The brand has over the years created quality bike series that have been used in worldwide competitions and have recorded a remarkable reputation from the riders. 

The racing mind of the Nukeproof industry has brought about the development of more capable bikes that are characterized by having more robust frames and are equipped with quality accessories that endure different weather and environment.

 Product Overview

The best-selling bike model in the Nukeproof bike series is the Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon Bike (X01 Eagle) 2021. The Nukeproof Mega 275 is 4th in the generation of the successive world series of Enduro technology.

The Nukeproof Mega 275 has had advanced developments in its design and suspension to improve the excellence of the model created before. It has an improved suspension kinematic and a new and better-sizing structure that provides a better fit by adjusting the angle of the seat on large frames for riders regardless of their size. 

The bike is made of an RS Carbon frame, making it lighter than the previous Aluminum alloy counterpart with stiffness, reliability, and strength. The frame is fully internally routed, and the standard of the spec is enhanced with the RS carbon.

The bike has the ability to perform brilliantly across the scope of MTB disciplines due to its tremendous and improved geometry and receptive handling that supports pedalling efficiency and boosts confidence even in most technical environments.

The mega is a good value, top-drawer bike in Enduro that is made to boost your riding confidence and fun.  

 Product Specifications

  • Material: Ultra Strong T700/800 Monocoque Carbon Fibre.
  • Fork Travel: 170mm.
  • Axle to Crown: 562mm.
  • Rear Travel: 165mm.
  • Fork Offset: 37mm.
  • Wheel Size: 27.5’’.
  • Max Tyres:2.6’’.
  • Shock Size: 230 x 62.5 mm.
  • Shock Hardware F: 25 x 8mm.
  • Shock Hardware R:30 x 8mm.
  • Headtube: 44-56 mm Tapered Semi-integrated.
  • Headset: ZS44-28.6 – T2 / ZS56/40 -B8.
  • Seat Clamp: 36.4mm.
  • Rear Hub: Boost 148 x 12 mm.
  • Brake Mount: 180mm Direct Post.
  • Rear Hub: Boost 148 x 12mm.
  • Rear Axle: Sram UDH Maxie Stealth M12X1.0 180mm.
  • Weight: 14.5kg. 


The following components make up the Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon Bike:-

  • Frame
  • Wheel 
  • Gear
  • Brakes
  • Frame

The Nukeproof mega 275 is designed with the latest Mega Carbon frame to improve stiffness, strength, and weight. The frame has a T700/800 UD woven Carbon fibre on both front and rear triangles. It has a carbon swingarm that aids in lowering the weight on the bike’s rear. The frame can accommodate a 27.5’’ or a 29’’ wheel size without encountering fitness problems. The structure is designed to easily fit the wheel so that you can maximize your ride. 

  • Wheel

The Nukeproof Mega 275 has a Mavic Deemax Pro Sam Hill, 27.5’’ 6 Bolt, and a Mavic Deemax Pro Sam Hill 27.5’’, 6 Hill for the front and the rear wheel, respectively. The bike can accommodate a 27.5’’ and 29’’ wheel, making it a good choice for riding in mountain and roadside environments. Further, the wheels are known for their ability to have consistent speed and durability, reducing the maintenance and replacement cost. The Mavic Deemax Pro wheels are wrapped in Michelin Wild Enduro Gum-X Tubeless Ready tyres.

  • Gear

The Nukeproof mega 275 is equipped with SRAM X01 Eagle 12-Speed Groupset that is cleaner, fast, and quieter shifting execution. The SRAM X01 Eagle 12-Speed ensures an efficient feeling ride across all the flats or climbing. 

The Bike comes with a link-up Eagle chain that has a smoother radius, no sharp edges, and highly flat pins. The Eagle chain comes in a new shape that is quieter, smoother, and cooperated with a new Hard Chrome heat treatment method and a Titanium Nitride coating that aids in reducing wear on the ring and the cassette sprockets.

Another crucial component in Eagle’s excellent performance is the X-Glide 2 cassette. The cassette is engineered from a solo piece of Chromoly with the largest 50t Cog created from aluminum. This helps in maintaining a low weight. The presence of Titanium Nitride in the cassette also make it durable 

  • Brakes

The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon bike comes equipped with high-quality SRAM Code RSC hydraulic disc brakes. The Code’s lever reservoir is designed to hold more fluid, increasing the volume to ensure the brakes feel the same even after a ride.

At the end of the caliper, the new Codes take 15mm and 16 mm pistons that increase the braking power by an estimated 15%. The Nukeproof Mega 275 is armed with Nukeproof finishing equipment and a RockShox Reverb Stealth dropper seat post that aids you in the quick adjustment of your seats while in motion. 


The Mega 275 comes with a well-detailed frame that fits perfectly on different wheels and sizes to accommodate everyone. The Nukeproof Mega is available in 5 frame sizes: from small to XX-Large with uniform spaced jumps in between sizes.

The bike geometry is designed around each size saddle to optimize the seated weight distribution. The goal is to achieve a steeper angle around the board but mainly to offer comfort to taller riders and to ensure an enjoyable and long reach of the cockpit on both sizes. The mega bikes come in with a new design that uses small offset forks to improve both climbing and descending.  

Nukeproof Finishing Kit

The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon bikes come with exceptional SRAM X01 Eagle drivetrain, RockShox, and Super Deluxe suspension, ensuring comfort and safety as you ride to your destination with efficiency and style.


The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon is a bike for junior, intermediaries and professional riders since the bikes are designed for all sizes. They come with quality accessories that are easy to assemble and are cheap to get on the market. You can ride the Nukeproof Mega 275 with comfort and style as it has one of the best braking systems. It has a good wheel size that enhances the speed with stability. 

The bike is designed to perform on both rough terrains and flat surfaces excellently. 

Product Pros

  • The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS bike is lightweight. Its frame is made of RS Carbon, making it lighter than its counterparts made of Aluminum alloy. 
  • The Mega 275 RS is durable. The bike is primarily made with some of the most genuine accessories guaranteeing low maintenance and replacement cost.
  • The bike has a perfect frame that is fit for riders of every size.
  • The bike is equipped with Mavic Deemax DH Wheels and Michelin Wild Enduro Tyres for remarkable reliability and stability as you ride through rough terrains.
  • It has improved RockShox Long Travel Suspension that aids in protecting the rider when riding on rough terrains.
  • It has an SRAM X01 Eagle Drivetrain that is fast-shifting, lighter than other mechanical equals, and easy to use and fit.
  • It comes with a comfortable saddle that evenly distributes seated weight for comfort.
  • It is easy to assemble

Product Cons

  •  The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon is less composed when on rough terrain at high speed.  
  • Some Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon accessories are havier and expensive. For example, the SRAM X01 Eagle 12-Speed is heavier and costs more than XTR.

Our Honest review.

The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon bike is generally a good series of the Mega series that is lighter and efficient. Compared to another Mega series bike like the Mega 290 RS. The Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon 2021 is a tremendous and unique upgrade. If you enjoy riding in rough terrains and flat environments, this bike is the right choice. 

Despite some of its accessories being heavier and expensive the Nukeproof Mega 275 RS Carbon Bike is equipped with durable accessories that reduce your maintenance and repair costs in a huge way and is also available in all sizes, from minor to extra large, making it a good option for the family.   

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