Megawatt 297 Elite
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The 170mm travel eMTB Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 features a 29″ front wheel and 27.5″ rear wheel for great performance in burly terrain.

Learn more about the MegaWatt 297 Elite including insight on the Factory Kit, Common Swaps/Upgrades, Suspension Design as well as FOX Factory Fork and Shock below!

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Our team goes through quality control checks, builds, tunes and provides a base setup for each bike. This allows us a better chance to find the rare mechanical warranty issue, to ensure that the linkage and bearings are properly setup.

A suspension setup guide is provided and our team will begin working with you to ensure as your riding develops with your new bike suspension settings, cockpit setup, tire pressures, etc are addressed to keep you progressing.

Since we build every bike we can also offer part swaps and upgrades our competition simply cannot!

Looking for different tires? Brakes? Cockpit or Seating? Not a problem. Our team is happy to help you. Chat with our sales team about during and after purchase incentives on riding gear and accessories as well!

Your new bike typically will arrive with an absolute minimum of work required to get you on the trails. Usually this involves installing the handlebars, adjusting the headset and mounting the front and rear wheel. It’s that easy – and if you have questions you have access to the sales team and a variety of videos from to help you.

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Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Elite: XX-Large, Factory Yellow

Learn More about the Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Elite Complete size XX-Large in Factory Yellow

With 170mm of travel front and rear the Megawatt 297 is ready for just about any terrain you want to throw at it. The Shimano SLX build is a favorite balancing excellent performance while remaining budget friendly.

BikeCo offers a variety of unique service and after service aspects to your purchasing experience. This includes are unbeatable after sales service and support: we’ll going to help you fine tune your bike’s performance as you dial it in! Our team are experts in suspension setup across a wide range of bike designs and can help you know which dials to turn to take your bike from “pretty good” to “man, it’s dialed”.

Read on for more about this Nukeproof Complete as well as common spec swaps and upgrades we see.

Contact us about ordering this Nukeproof for details on available ETAs, deposits and final payments, etc.

Questions? Use the form below, chat, call 949-470-1099 or email to chat with our sales team.

Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Elite Detail Images

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MegaWatt 297 Suspension Details

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MegaWatt 297 Suspension Details

Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Linkage

The MegaWatt 297 features multi-link suspension. Spring support is transferred through a rocker (or bell crank, or pivot – whatever you like) link to the seatstays which applies the support against the input from the rear wheel.

This creates several angles of interest which mechanically control what percentage of the spring rate is transferred to the wheel.

At each pivot point the spring support is transferred along the linkage the angle of that input dictates the percentage of the spring rate that is resisting the input. Quick example: a spring with a 300 lb output  at a 90 degree applied angle will apply 300 lbs. As the angle changes the percentage changes based on the sin of the new angle. Sin of 90 = 1, sin of 80 (10 degrees more acute) = .9848, sin of 100 (10 degrees more obtuse) is also .9848.

The leverage ratio of these pivots also factors in – but for this let’s look at the MegaWatt 297’s concept and not completely reverse engineer the design.

At full extension the MegaWatt’s rear suspension sits with the shock to crank link near 92 degrees ( close to 1 to 1 spring rate applied) and the seatstay link to bell crank linkage is slightly obtuse around 105 degrees.

As the suspension sits into sag (illustrated at 30%) the shock to bell crank link becomes increasingly obtuse while the seatstay linkage angle becomes slightly acute.
Spring to linkage 105, linkage to seatstay 86.

Shown at full compression the shock to link is notably obtuse – approximately 147 degrees and the seatstay to link more acute – about 47 degrees.

In this section of linkage it produces a falling rate, or regressive mechanical advantage.

To take it a step further you can see how two other angles of interest are used to tune suspension feel and performance on the MegaWatt 297: the Seatstay to Chainstay pivot angle and the Chainstay to ‘vertical’ from Ground Angle. (it could be argued that these combined angles are 1 functional angle to the wheel input – you can think of it either way in this case in my opinion)

This combined angle at extension measures about 121 degrees, 114 at sag and 103 when compressed.

Since these angles are closing towards 90 a rising mechanical advantage is occurring as the suspension is compressed.

Nukeproof MegaWatt Suspension Linkage Comparison Lever Angles

In the image above you see the factors classically graphed.

The blue line represents the spring to link and link to seatstay combined angles which provide a slight rising rate from extension to sag and then a gradual falling rate to compression.

In green is graphed the lower combined (or singular depending on your thought) angle from the wheel vertical into the seatstay. This mechanically rises from extension through compression.

Below is a reinterpreted version of this graph that might be easier to grasp the rising / falling concept (inverted from previous)

Nukeproof MegaWatt Suspension Linkage Comparison Lever Angles reinterpreted

Blue shows mixed Rising to Falling mechanics while the green illustrates overall rising mechanics.

Nukeproof MegaWatt Suspension Linkage Comparison Lever Angles Combined

Now, looking solely at the input angles (disregarding the lever differences) if we combine all of the above angles the differences between the upper assembly and lower assembly produce an overall increasing mechanical advantage.

Let’s invert the graph for a more intuitive view of the concept.

Nukeproof MegaWatt Suspension Linkage Comparison Lever Angles Combined reinterpreted

This view illustrates a rising mechanical advantage throughout the shock stroke.

However, when you review the arc you’ll see that from Extension to Sag (first 30% of travel)  through to about 60% of travel is rising notably quicker compared to the last 40% of the travel where the arc, while rising, flattens its arch.

The MegaWatt’s curve actually flattens a bit more than the Mega 290 – in likelihood from the similarities of the shock and upper link but the differences in chainstay dimension as the MegaWatt 297 has the smaller rear wheel.

What does this all mean?

Well this design lends itself to air shock tuning as overall the model suggests an accommodation at deep in the travel.

Air springs by nature are progressive, the MegaWatt 297’s design produces a linkage that feels more plush through the travel while still providing mechanical support in conditions that utilize more shock stroke (high speed corners, chunk, etc).

As the air spring is compressed and increasing its PSI the linkage is tuning out some of that increase to keep the bike feeling planted and able to use the travel.

On the MegaWatt 297 the FOX Factory X2 gives riders the widest tuning range utilizing the low and high speed rebound, low and high speed compression controls as well as volume spacing.

Depending on how linear of a feel is desired riders can add volume spacers (to increase the air spring’s ramp rate) or increase clicks on the compression to use the damper’s hydraulics to slow the shaft speed in certain scenarios.

Looking a little deeper you’ll see the instant center intersections illustrated extending from the linkage to seatstay and chainstay. Now there are A LOT of concepts around about the perfect fit for this and this isn’t a suspension thesis. What I will say is that having the instant center arcing near the bottom bracket, where the majority of your weight is loaded downhill TENDS (if the rest of the design is doing what it should!) to produce bikes that are easy to “drive” from your feet during direction changes, or planting them back down, etc.

The Nukeproof MegaWatt is a planted bike both downhill as well as climbing in more technical terrain, as many eMTB riders are apt to do. The suspension design works well with the electric assist providing fluid suspension feel uphill as well as down unlike some eMTB bikes that suffer from suspension “lock” under large power loads.

Those looking for poppy support in and out of corners can utilize the compression settings as well as volume spacers. This extra support is particularly notable in higher speeds and with larger riders.

Riders looking for a more linear feel will run less volume spacers and compression.

Since the X2 has great adjustability riders can even modify air pressure, typically in the 3-5% range at max, and adjust compression and volume to generate their desired performance.

Too Much? Too Soon? Well, when you buy from you don’t have to be a suspension setup expert. We are. And we take the initial deliver as well as setup adjustments as clients acclimatize to their bikes very seriously. Our team will help you with initial setup tips and be in touch to talk you through fine tuning and changes as your ground speeds increase! Learn more about the advantage of buying from The Bike Company in Lake Forest CA below.

Advantages of Buying from

There are notable advantages to purchasing your new eMTB or MTB from The Bike Company (

Since 1999 sport to race level MTB, and eMTB as it came about, is all we’ve done. We strive to bring the best products across a wide range of price points to our clients. You’re not going to see “almost” bits here – what we carry are the proven best in MTB parts. No nonsense, no guessing. If we carry it we will ride it from bikes to riding gear to maintenance bits and tools – it’s here because it deserves to be.

Possibly more valuable to our clients is the level of after sales support and access to fine tune suspension, cockpit setup, tire choices, etc.

We take great pride in helping our clients improve their riding experiences. When you take delivery of a new bike, or suspension from our team will be reaching out after delivery to go over performance and answer any setup questions you might have. Totally new to the sport? Don’t worry: our team will ask leading questions to help us understand what you’re feeling on trail and what settings might help tune your bike to perfection.

Want to take your bike’s performance to the next level? Chat with our team about BikeCo Pro Tune Suspension!

BikeCo Exclusive: Pro Tune Suspension

There are a lot of reasons to shop at The Bike Company ( Some are: Unmatched attention to detail. Incredible after sales setup follow up. Pro Tune Suspension.

Our team works with the FOX fork and shock lineup to take the already great FOX suspension to the next level. Working with our team of suspension tuners we will narrow the FOX performance window based on your size, riding style, terrain, ground speeds, aggression, goals and chassis.

What’s it mean to narrow the performance window? Well, each click is more precise. The fluid is hand picked for you. The bleed is more precise.

On trail your suspension will be more plush while maintaining the support and progression you need to really attack the trail.

For racers our tuned suspension subtracts seconds from your run. For pleasure riders it improves the traction and feel allowing you to progress quicker in your riding.

Talk to our team about the advantages of BikeCo Pro Tunes today.

 Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Suspension Details

Learn more about the MegaWatt Elite’s 170mm Fork Options

Stock: FOX Performance Elite
Upgrade: FOX Factory Float 38 GRIP2

Factory Suspension includes Kashima Coat.

Megawatt 297 Fork Travel Options

Stock from Nukeproof: 170mm

The Nukeproof Megawatt 297 is spec’d with a 170mm fork from the factory.  This provides the 64 degree headtube angle across all sizes from Small – XX-Large.

180mm Option

Some riders may gravitate to a larger travel from end on the Megawatt. A 180mm fork will slacken the headtube, increase the bottom bracket height, lengthen the wheelbase and increase the trail measurement. Depending on riding style, ground speed, and terrain some riders may see this as a great performance option while others will prefer the stock 170mm option.

Not sure which is right for you? Chat with our team and we will help you define which riding attributes steer riders to which fork.

By the way: with the FOX 38’s design travel can be adjusted with air shafts – so you can have the best of both worlds if you like.

Air Spring & Volume Spacers

The FOX 38 provides riders a range of setup options using air spring as well as volume spacers.

Suggested sag is 15% for a firm feel and 20% for a plush fork. On the stock 170mm setup 15% equals 25.5mm of sag. 20% will use 34mm of sag.

Volume Spacers

The 170mm FOX 38 is factory spec’d with 2 volume spacers (bike manufacturers may or may not change this). The 170mm fork can carry a maximum of 5 volume spacers.

Do not install more volume spacers than the FOX advises. Installing more than the maximum volume spacers will result in  product damage and potential for injuries, etc.

Learn more about the FOX 38 on FOX’s Tuning Guide Here (opens in new tab)

GRIP2 High and Low Speed Rebound Control at the base of the damper leg lower.

FOX 38 GRIP2 Rebound Controls

The GRIP2 damper provides both Low (LSR) and High (HSR) rebound controls.

The addition of the High Speed or HSR control provides increased rebound control to account for the higher PSI produced by aggressive or heavier riders.

Typically riders will adjust LSR, Low Speed Rebound, to suit riding style and taste and refer to FOX’s guide for the appropriate HSR, High Speed Rebound, pairing.

FOX GRIP2 High and Low Speed Compression Controls

FOX GRIP2 Compression Controls

The FOX GRIP2 damper provides Low and High speed compression controls to fine tune support.

Compression circuits hydraulically damp (or slow) the fork’s input assisting the air spring in providing appropriate mid-stroke and bottom out feel.

Low Speed Compression helps provide mid-stroke support. This allows a bike to ride taller in the travel in cornering while resisting brake dive, rider weight shift and other slow shaft speed inputs.

High Speed Compression works to fine tune bottom out feel as well as other high shaft speed inputs also known as square edge bumps. Example: if you sprint straight into a curb you’re likely to engage the High Speed Compression even if you’re not using full travel. This is due to the speed of the shaft moving oil to compensate for the hit.

MegaWatt Elite Rear Shock Options

Stock: FOX Performance Float X2
Upgrade: FOX Factory Float X2

The MegaWatt is spec’d stock with the FOX Performance Float X2. Or riders can choose to upgrade to Factory Suspension and the FOX Factory Float X2.

Both shocks provide PSI Adjustment, Volume Spacing Options, as well as Low Speed Rebound and a Open / Firm pedal platform.

The FOX Factory X2 upgrade also provides High Speed Rebound, Improved Compression including Low and High Speed settings.
Particularly with the heavier MTB bikes riders tend to gravitate to the improved compression capacity of the X2 – especially since Yeti provides the upgrade option at such a reasonable price at time of purchase!

Air Spring & Volume Spacers

Both the stock FOX Performance Float X as well as the FOX Factory X2 offer offer air and volume adjustments.

SAG is adjusted by PSI – typically Enduro riding styles gravitate to 25-30% sag. This would measure about 17mm for a plush setup.

Volume Spacers

Volume spacing provides fine tuning options to support the air spring.

By adding volume spacers, thus reducing the volume, you increase the air spring’s ramp rate for improved bottom out support and pop.

Conversely removing volume spacers produces a more linear feel as the air has more volume during shock compression per mm of travel.

Do not install more volume spacers than the FOX advises. Installing more than the maximum volume spacers will result in  product damage and potential for injuries, etc.


Learn more about the FOX Float X2 with the FOX Tuning Guide Here (opens in new tab)

Stock: Fox Performance Float X2

Provides riders Low Speed Rebound Adjustment

Upgrade: FOX Factory Float X2

FOX Float X2 High and Low Speed Rebound Adjustment

FOX FLOAT X2 Rebound Controls

The X2 rear shock provides both Low (LSR) and High (HSR) rebound controls.

The addition of the High Speed or HSR control provides increased rebound control to account for the higher PSI produced by aggressive or heavier riders.

Typically riders will adjust LSR, Low Speed Rebound, to suit riding style and taste and refer to FOX’s guide for the appropriate HSR, High Speed Rebound, pairing.

Low Speed Rebound is located near the Compression Controls and 2 position switch. High Speed Rebound adjustments are made on the opposite end of the shock near the eyelet.

Stock: FOX Performance Float X2

On-the-fly Open / Firm Lever

Upgrade: FOX Factory Float X2

FOX Factory Float X2 Compression Controls

FOX X2 Compression Controls

The FOX X2 provides Low and High speed compression controls to fine tune support as well as a 2 position OPEN or FIRM switch..

Compression circuits hydraulically damp (or slow) the fork’s input assisting the air spring in providing appropriate mid-stroke and bottom out feel.

Low Speed Compression helps provide mid-stroke support. This allows a bike to ride taller in the travel in cornering while resisting brake dive, rider weight shift and other slow shaft speed inputs.

High Speed Compression works to fine tune bottom out feel as well as other high shaft speed inputs also known as square edge bumps. Example: if you sprint straight into a curb you’re likely to engage the High Speed Compression even if you’re not using full travel. This is due to the speed of the shaft moving oil to compensate for the hit.

The FOX X2 provides 16 clicks of Low Speed Compression adjustment as well as 8 clicks of High Speed Compression controls.

Want to learn more about suspension setup concepts to dial in your Megawatt 297? We can’t blame you!

Learn about suspension setup basics on the following tabs. Each tab has a video with the basics of Air Spring / PSI, Volume Spacers, Compression, Rebound (or watch it all in one place with the final tab).

Each tab has a text section with a bit more in-depth look at the typical MTB suspension settings and how they intertwine.

PSI / Spring Rate

MTB suspension must accommodate a wide range of rider weight. To achieve this nearly all forks and rear shocks use an adjustable air spring.

By varying air pressure riders set a desired sag, or percentage of travel that the bike “sits into” under neutral loading.

Modifying this sag percentage will change small bump compliance as well as bottom out characteristics.

Learning how to Pre-Charge your suspension pump will help you make finite adjustments to sag.

Typically 15% sag is for a firm setup and 20% sag is considered plush.

Air Spring Fine Tuning Control(s): Volume Spacers & Compression

Volume Spacers
Air springs ramp rate, sometimes called Spring Rate, is based on how air compresses in the containment cylinder. As the air is compressed the PSI increases according to the decreasing volume of the containment. This is done via non-compressible volume spacers in the air chamber.

Hydraulic damping assists air spring providing support in mid-stroke and bottom out.

Opposing Control: Rebound.
Higher spring rate will drive the suspension back to neutral with more force than a lower spring rate. To keep the bike from skipping across trail rebound damping is utilized.

Volume Tuning

As suspension compresses (travel reduces) a piston moves closer to the end of a sealed container. By decreasing the volume of the container the PSI pushing back on the piston is increased.

By adding or removing non-compressible volume spacers riders modify the air spring’s ramp rate which directly changes the amount of support and bottom out feel of the fork or shock.

By removing volume spacers a rider increases the available volume in the suspension. The larger volume compresses less per mm of travel resulting in a lower PSI per mm of travel. This creates less support and is utilizes more travel.

Adding volume spacers decreases the available volume. With less air volume the PSI per mm of travel increases providing more support and greater resistance to bottom out.

Opposing Control: Rebound.
Rebound may need to be adjusted for volume tuning depending on how drastic of a PSI change is being tuned in or out of the suspension.

“Helping” Control: Compression.
Compression provides additional support and bottom out resistance.


Compression controls provide damping to slow suspension travel as a load is applied and the suspension is compressed. (easy one right?)

When riders have found sag and volume spacing preferences compression controls provide minute adjustments to dial in performance. Adding compression provides more support allowing the suspension to ride taller in its travel which is important when dialing in a bike’s personality in corners, etc.

With too little compression a bike will sit deep in the travel. This compromises cornering and braking force resistance. Headtube angle, bottom bracket height, front to rear weight bias, etc are modified as a bike goes through its travel. Maintaining control of the use of travel is paramount for good performance.

Since compression hydraulically slows the suspension’s use of travel it therefor lowers the air spring’s PSI. Properly setting compression controls will help ease the load on the rebound system by controlling the air spring’s push back onto the rebound circuit.

Too much compression will cause a bike to feel harsh and not use appropriate amounts of travel.

Generally, compression settings are fine tuned after sag and volume spacing have riders “in the ballpark.”

Low speed compression controls mid-stroke as well as support in cornering and against brake dive.

High speed compression helps with bottom out and high shaft speed inputs.

3 positions switches are a type of compression circuit with Open the most plush, Mid providing some additional support and Firm for climbing. If you climb in firm remember to put it back to plush for the downhill or you’re in for a potentially rough ride.


Rebound damping controls a suspension’s shaft speed returning to a neutral position. Or, how fast the air spring pushes back as the load changes.

More rebound damping slows the suspension by decreasing the amount of fluid allowed to pass through the hydraulic design.

Less rebound damping allows the suspension to return faster with less hydraulic restriction on the damper.

Rebound setting is based on weight, ground speed, terrain and aggression. Setting the rebound properly means finding the right frequency or feel for your riding.

If your rebound is too fast, or doesn’t have enough clicks of rebound, the bike will tend to skip and suffer poor small bump compliance.

When the rebound is too slow, or you have too many clicks of rebound, the suspension may “pack up” creating a harsh ride as each bump uses progressively more travel forcing the suspension deeper into the travel, which will have higher spring rates.

Opposing: Air Spring PSI / Spring Rate.

“Helping” Control: Low & High Speed Rebound.

Some suspension is designed with 2 rebound circuits. The High Speed Rebound circuit is designed to provide additional control resisting increased PSI late in suspension travel.

Typically High Speed Rebound settings are used as the Low Speed Rebound controls edge towards closed. Example: you might not use any clicks of High Speed Rebound until you reach “X” clicks on the low speed.

Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Elite Complete

Shimano STEPS EP8 motor, SLX Components & FOX Performance Suspension. A popular build, especially for riders looking to upgrade to carbon wheels!

MSRP: $7,799.99

Megawatt Elite Build Highlights

-Shimano SLX kit and 4-piston SLX brakes

Want to customize your Nukeproof? Chat with the team at about the most popular upgrades to the Nukeproof eMTB and MTB lineup!

Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Elite Spec:

Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Alloy, 170mm Travel

Fox Float 38 Performance Elite 170mm, 44mm offset, 29”, 110×15

Fox Factory Performance X2 230×62.5mm

Nukeproof Horizon V2 (29″ front and 27.5″ rear)

Drive System:
Shimano STEPS EP8, 250W, 85Nm

Shimano EM800 with Shimano EM800-L Assist Switch

Battery / Charger:
Shimano E8036 630Wh / Shimano E6002

Front Tires:
Maxxis Assegai 29×2.5″ 3C MaxxGrip DD

Rear Tires:
Maxxis Assegai 27.5×2.5″ MaxxGrip DD

SHimano SLX M7120 4 piston

Brake Rotors:
Brakco 220mm Front / 203mm Rear

Shimano EM6000 XT 165mm

Rear Derailleur:
Shimano SLX M7100 SGS

Shift Levers:
Shimano SLX M7100 12sp

Shimano SLX M7100-12 10-51t

Shimano SLX M7100 12sp

Nukeproof Neutron E-Bike Block Set

Nukeproof Sam Hill Signature

Nukeproof Horizon V2
S/M = 12mm Rise 780mm Wide
L/XL/XXL = 25mm Rise 800mm Wide

Nukeproof Horizon 45mm

Brand-X with Brand-X Remote
S: 125mm, M: 150mm, L-XXL: 200mm

Nukeproof Black


MegaWatt 297 Elite Build Frequent Swaps

Below are some common swaps for the Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Elite Complete

Common MegaWatt Elite Upgrades and Part Swaps

Megawatt 297 Elite Build Frequent Swaps

Common swaps:

Brakes: Magura and TRP are the most common changes here. Magura has more modulation while the Shimano come on a bit stronger. Riders who like Modulation may gravitate to the revised Hope 4 options which bring notably more power to the Hope lineup. TRP brakes are gaining traction for riders who like the Shimano feel but may want a touch more modulation from the longer brake lever.

Wheels: Onyx silent hubs, Chris King hubs, and Industry Nine are at home on a build at this level. We work with a range of carbon rims to allow you to fine tune rim width and stiffness as well. Wheels are a BIG part of a bike’s personality so chat with our team to get it right the first time!

Cockpit: If you have a cockpit you like let’s get it on the bike. Or upgrade to a carbon bar or 35mm combination to find tune your build.

Seating: Like cockpit, if you have a saddle or seatpost you love its a common change across all the builds.

SRAM Wireless Shifting: Upgrade to wireless shifting at time of purchase.

Compare Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Geometry

Open the tab to the right to display our interactive mtb geometry comparison.

You can compare bottom bracket, chainstay, wheelbase, headtube angle, trail, reach and stack as well as learn more about rider’s reach and rider’s stack!

Compare the Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Geo with other bikes from Yeti, Ibis Mondraker & Nukeproof

Nukeproof MegaWatt 297 Geometry Master Diagram
REC RIDER HEIGHT 159cm – 169cm 167cm – 177cm 175cm – 185cm 183cm – 193cm 191cm – 201cm
REC RIDER INSIDE LEG 71cm – 76cm 76cm – 81cm 81cm – 86cm 86cm – 91cm 91cm – 96cm
(A) REACH 435mm 455mm 475mm 495mm 515mm
(B) STACK 640.74mm 640.74mm 645.24mm 654.23mm 663.21mm
(C) EFFECTIVE TOP TUBE LENGTH 577.05mm 597.05mm 612.15mm 634.06mm 663.21mm
(D) SEAT TUBE LENGTH 380mm 410mm 440mm 470mm 500mm
(E) EFFECTIVE SEAT TUBE ANGLE 77.5° 77.5° 77.5° 77.5° 77.5°
(F) SEAT TUBE ANGLE (ACTUAL) 71° 71° 71° 71° 71°
(G) SADDLE HEIGHT AT SADDLE OFFSET 650mm 700mm 750mm 800mm 850mm
(H) SADDLE OFFSET AT SADDLE HEIGHT 139.98mm 156.36mm 163.32mm 178.84mm 194.35mm
(I) HEAD TUBE LENGTH 115mm 115mm 120mm 130mm 140mm
(J) HEAD TUBE ANGLE 64° 64° 64° 64° 64°
(K) CHAINSTAY LENGTH 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
(L) FRONT CENTER 779.61mm 799.61mm 821.8mm 846.18mm 870.57mm
(M) WHEELBASE 1221.5mm 1241.5mm 1263.69mm 1288.07mm 1312.46mm
(N) BOTTOM BRACKET DROP (FRONT / REAR) 30mm-10mm 30mm-10mm 30mm-10mm 30mm-10mm 30mm-10mm
(O) BOTTOM BRACKET HEIGHT 345mm 345mm 345mm 345mm 345mm
(P) STAND OVER HEIGHT 734.8mm 731.06mm 730.01mm 732.88mm 732.69mm
(Q) FORK TRAVEL 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm
(R) TRAIL 136.17mm 136.17mm 136.17mm 136.17mm 136.17mm
(S) FORK OFFSET 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
(T) AXLE TO CROWN 582mm 582mm 582mm 582mm 582mm
(U) MAXIMUM SEATPOST INSERT 216mm 248mm 275mm 305mm 340mm

Nukeproof Megawatt 297 : Comparative Bikes

If you’re shopping an all mountain capable eMTB you’re in the right place.

The Nukeproof Megawatt 297 alloy bike is paralleled by the Mondraker Crafty – which is available in both alloy and carbon configurations.

With eMTB motors allowing larger travel bikes the 170mm travel Megawatt 297’s all mountain capacity puts it in the conversation with bikes like the Yeti 160E and Ibis Oso as well.

Looking for more specifics on the personality details between these eMTB class leaders? Chat with our team and we can help you define which bike, with which spec is going to be the ultimate setup for your riding specifics.

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Nukeproof Megawatt 297 Elite Build MPN:

S: 110608749
M : 110608756
L:  110608757
XL: 110608761
XXL: 110608762

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