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“It makes me want to race some World Cups again" - Sam Hill
Racing is in Nukeproof's DNA. It comes from being developed and tested in conjunction with the world’s fastest racers.
The new DISSENT platform shares some similarities with the Pulse at first glance, but if you dig a little deeper it is actually quite different. The main changes we wanted to make were:
· Simplify the design, to drop the weight and increase the front triangle stiffness.
· More progressive leverage rate to increase the mid-stroke support to make the bike pump better, sit higher in the travel, improve stability in corners and improve the liveliness of the ride.
Structurally the most obvious change is an all-new suspension design for the DISSENT. In a move away from the Fallout Linkage; The new DISSENT’s rocker link is now positioned on the outside of the seat tube, rather than tucked inside a clamshell as before. This allows us to drop a fair bit of weight whilst increasing the front triangle stiffness at the same time.
The suspension platform now uses a push rather than a pull link, helping to reduce the loads and stresses on the frame again helping to further save weight and improve durability. The result of all of this is that the Dissent frame is over 400g lighter than the Pulse.
The Dissent platform was originally conceived by our engineers as a concept to test several progression curve theories at once. However, in turning the theory into reality, we created something much better than expected, and the prototype won on its international debut at Crankworx festival’s Garbanzo Downhill race with Sam Hill.
It is not uncommon for different world cup riders to want a slightly different characteristic to one another depending on factors such as their riding style and whether they run flat pedals or not. The DISSENT takes this into account with an adjustable main pivot flip chip, designed to essentially work like a bottomless token for a coil shock. The DISSENT Frame now offers riders the choice of 4 main pivot positions, which alter how progressive the suspension is. Cleverly the geometry and travel do not change between positions. Note: The sag difference between each setting is around 1% so you should not need a different spring rate.
The Main pivot flip french fries are fast and simple to change and offer a tailored factory set up for every rider!
Further custom tuning can be done via our new 3 position adjustable chainstay features interchangeable dropout inserts. The chainstay flip french fries allow you to alter the wheelbase by 5-10mm depending on the type of track you’re riding, your height or riding style.
The combination of frame adaptability, a custom hydroformed 6061 aluminum tubeset, a confidence-inspiring 63-degree head angle and 190mm of travel via our new Dissent platform make this bike the privateers dream. The centrally-positioned shock and linkage system ensures optimum handling while other features include a true 1.5” head tube, ISCG 05 mounts and a 157mm x 12mm rear axle to keep things stable at the rear.
Frame: Nukeproof Dissent 290 Alloy, 190mm Travel
Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Ultimate DH RC, Custom ML Tune, 250x70mm, Bearing End, Red Coil Spring (M=400LBS/L=450LBS /XL=500LBS SPRING)
Headset: Nukeproof, 49IITS
Custom-tuned rear shock configuration
Internal cable routing
Threaded 83mm BB
Boost 157mm rear axle spacing
3D contoured frame protection
Three-stage Dissent linkage
4 position adjustable linkage progression chip system
3 Position adjustable chainstay length
Material: Hydroformed 6061 Triple-Butted Aluminum
Fork Travel: 200mm
Axle to Crown: 602mm
Fork Offset: 46mm
Rear Travel: 190mm
Wheels Size: 29"
Max Tire Size: 2.5"
Recommended Shock Sag (Measured standing): 30% (21mm)
Shock Size: 250x70mm
Shock Hardware F: 25x8mm
Shock Hardware R: 30x8mm
Headtube: 49mm Semi-Integrated
Headset: ZS49-28.6 / ZS49/40
Bearings Required: 6x BB 6902 LLU MAX, 2x 63804-2RS MAX
Seat Clamp: 34.9mm
BB: Threaded 83mm BSA
Rear Hub: Boost 157x12mm
Rear Axle: Nukeproof M12x1.75 198mm
Chain Guide: ISCG05
Brake Mount: 200mm Direct Post
Protection: 3D Contoured Rubber Frame Protection for DT/SS/CS
|Nukeproof Dissent 290|
|3. Top Tube||mm||590mm||610mm||630mm|
|4. Seat Tube Length||mm||405mm||405mm||405mm|
|5. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||67.9°||67.9°||67.9°|
|6. Head Tube||mm||110mm||110mm||110mm|
|7. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||63°||63°||63°|
|8. Chainstay Length||mm||445 - 455mm||445 - 455mm||445 - 455mm|
|9. Front Center||mm||814mm||834mm||854mm|
|11. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||-20mm||-20mm||-20mm|
|12. Bottom Bracket Height||mm||358mm||358mm||358mm|
|13. Standover Height||mm||678mm||677mm||676mm|
|14. Fork Travel||mm||200mm||200mm||200mm|
We will happily refund any item purchased on Wiggle if returned to us within 365 days; excluding Wiggle gift vouchers, nutrition and customised products, except when faulty.
Please note: Bikes and other bulky items cannot be returned using our local returns service (where applicable). Please contact us and we can arrange to collect these from you using our discounted courier rates. There is a fee for all collections, except for faulty products.Returned goods must be unused and supplied with their original packaging, unless the goods are faulty. Wiggle will pay the return postage costs for any faulty items.