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Featuring a new trail-focused suspension platform and modern geometry and immense trail-dominating spec, this bike takes its name from its relative back in 1996 but a lot has changed since in the 23 years since the first Reactor was born.
Featuring full UD woven carbon fiber frameset at its core (Including chain and seat stays), this Reactor model is lightweight and gives the best greatest balance of stiffness, strength and durability. Nukeproof engineered this bike to provide World-Class levels of maneuverability and control and have optimized it to glide across the most demanding terrain imaginable on the mountainside.
Equipped with the latest market-leading technologies and superb components to ensure you are blasting from trail to trail, this 29er gives a trail-riding performance like no other. Its build includes a full SRAM GX Eagle 12-Speed drivetrain, "flip-chip" adjustable suspension geometry, RockShox Pike forks and Super Deluxe rear shock and a superb Nukeproof Horizon finishing kit. Soar to the peaks with authority and descend with the utmost confidence aboard this trail-gobbling steed.
This 29"-wheeler's design was produced in parallel with the 275 bike-design to ensure it would stand out as its own entity of top-level performance. This 290 Pro model offers raw-speed and phenomenal trail stability and its suspension platform tames the terrain beneath you. Whether your day in the saddle is laden with rocky trails or full of wet roots, this bike’s unique suspension performance reacts to any situation with the utmost efficiency, grip and stability.
All models of the Reactor feature a "flip-chip", so that the bike geometry can be easily adjusted from "Trail" to "Rail" mode without having to custom tune your suspension setup. The Trail setting is best suited for pumping and carving your rhythm and style into the mountainside and still caters for rides who love the climb as much as the descent. On the other hand, the Rail setting turns the Reactor into an adrenaline-fueled gravity tamer. Dropping the bottom bracket height by 6mm and slackening the head angle by half a degree, these changes give this Reactor greater stability and control when the trail leans downhill towards vertical.
Nukeproof 4-Bar Horst Linkage Suspension Design: Ensuring the bike can climb as well as it descends, Nukeproof focused on fine-tuning their 4-Bar Horst linkage suspension set up to give higher levels of anti-squat performance when higher up the cassette in the climbing gears, but also to deliver greater trail-gobbling performance when you drop down the cassette and begin descending the mountain. This means that the bike behaves itself on the climbs and grips with unprecedented traction and efficiency when making your way back towards sea-level. When you get it up to speed and drop a few gears to carry momentum, this bike turns into a trail hooligan and helps you carve the trail with style. The combination of low anti-squat and progressive suspension-rate give it the ultimate in small bump compliance (removes rough trail and root chatter) with good mid-stroke support for cornering/pumping and end stroke progression for aggressive riding. With balanced anti-rise suspension performance, the Reactor provides some squat when braking hard, maintaining rider position and providing a good amount of pressure through the tire to ensure stability and traction. The Reactor is designed to reward the rider and ensure you get that stoke factor in on any ride.
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||170 - 180cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 200cm|
|ft||5′ 7″ - 5′ 106⁄7″||5′ 106⁄7″ - 6′ 24⁄5″||6′ 24⁄5″ - 6′ 63⁄4″|
|Inside Leg||cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 92cm|
|inches||297⁄8″ - 317⁄8″||317⁄8″ - 336⁄7″||336⁄7″ - 361⁄5″|
|Seat Tube Length||mm||420mm||458mm||508mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||610mm||640mm||675mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||66°||66°||66°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75.5°||75.5°||75.5°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||33mm||33mm||33mm|
|Bottom Bracket Height||mm||336mm||336mm||336mm|