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Nukeproof Cub-Scout 26 Race Mountain Bike (Deore) - £1199.99 £659.99

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Nukeproof Cub-Scout 26 Race Mountain Bike

The Cub-Scout 26 Race feature am alloy hardtail frame that is designed with geometry that takes inspiration from Nukeproof's adult sized enduro bikes. Engineered to offer stable, agile and comfortable all-terrain performance for younger riders, Nukeproof has equipped it with a 120mm-travel Manitou Markhor suspension forks, a Shimano Deore 10-Speed groupset with a wide-ranging 11-46T cassette and powerful Clarks Clout hydraulic disc brakes. It also rolls upon Boost Nukeproof Neutron Tubeless Ready wheels wrapped in Tubeless Ready large volume 2.5 Maxxis Minion DHF tyres.

Engineered for Young Off-Road Trail Riders

The Cub-Scout 26 Race is not just another kids bike: taking inspiration from Nukeproof's award-winning Scout adult hardtail range, the Cub-Scout 26 has been designed from the ground-up as a proper mini-hardtail mountain bike. It has been designed to allow kids to learn the ropes of riding, inspire confidence on the trails and act as the perfect platform for progression. Developed and tested with the help of their own children, Nukeproof has created a class-leading lightweight kids bike range to inspire and nurture budding future World Cup or EWS winners.

The range of Cub-Scout Hardtails are available in 20, 24 or 26 options. This means that there should be a bike to suit kids of all sizes from aged 5 and up. Each bike features a lightweight custom butted 6061 Alloy frameset with bang up to date long, low and slack kids specific geometry.

Kids Specific Components:

Proper fit and function of components is essential for kids bikes because adult components are not optimised for smaller people. To ensure that these bikes fit and function perfectly, Nukeproof took the time to test and develop their own or work with their partners to select the best kids-specific components they could find on the market.

Kid Specific parts include:

  • Cub-Scout 26 Frame
  • Manitou Markhor TS Air Suspension forks with custom optimised damping for lighter riders
  • Clarkes Clout Kids Specific Hydraulic Disc Brakes
  • Nukeproof Urchin Saddle
  • Nukeproof Urchin Handlebar (20 600mm/24 640mm/26 700mm)
  • Nukeproof Urchin Grips
  • 160mm Samox 2 piece Crank
  • WTB STi 30 TCS Rims (Tubeless Ready)
  • Large Volume 2.5 Maxxis Minion DHF Tyres to ensure grip and a smooth ride


  • Frame: Nukeproof Cub-Scout 26, custom butted hydro-formed 6061 Alloy, internal cable routing for dropper seat posts, threaded bottom bracket, 142mm Bolt-thru rear axle spacing
  • Fork: Manitou Markhor 27.5 TS Air, 120mm Travel, Custom Kids tune, 1.5 Tapered Steerer, 51mm Offset, BOOST 15x110mm Bolt-thru Axle
  • Front Wheel: Nukeproof Neutron 15x110mm BOOST hub on WTB STi30 26" TCS Rim
  • Rear Wheel: Nukeproof Neutron 12x142mm hub on WTB STi30 26" TCS Rim
  • Tyres: Front & Rear: Maxxis Minion 26" x 2.5 EXO TR (Tubeless Ready)
  • Crankset: Samox TAF38J 2 Piece Crank 160mm, 32T, BCD 104
  • Shifter: Shimano M4100 Deore Rapidfire 10-Speed
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano M5120 Deore, Shadow Plus, 10-Speed
  • Chain: KMC X10-1 10-Speed, with Quick Link
  • Cassette: Sunrace CSMS2 10-Speed, 11-46T
  • Brakes: Clarkes Clout Kids Specific Hydraulic Brakes
  • Front Rotor: Clarkes, 160mm
  • Rear Rotor: Clarkes, 160mm
  • Handlebar: Nukeproof Urchin 700mm Wide, 15mm Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
  • Stem: Nukeproof Neutron AM, 45mm, black
  • Saddle: Nukeproof Urchin, Black
  • Seatpost: Nukeproof Urchin, Black, 27.2mm, 300mm Long, 0 Offset
  • Headset: Nukeproof Warhead, ZS44 // ZS56
  • Grips: Nukeproof Urchin Single Clamp lock on, 132mm Long, Soft Compound
  • Weight: 12.62kg

Key Information:

  • Cub-Scout 26
  • Material: Hydroformed 6061 Triple-Butted Aluminium
  • Fork Travel: 120mm
  • Axle to Crown: 514mm
  • Fork Offset: 46mm
  • Wheels Size: 26"
  • Max Tyre Size: 2.6"
  • Sizing: One Size
  • Headtube: 44mm Semi-Integrated
  • Headset: ZS44-28.6 - T2 / ZS56/40 - B8 (For Tapered fork)
  • Seatpost: 27.2mm (Internal Routing for Dropper Seatpost)
  • Seat Clamp: 31.8mm
  • BB: Threaded 68mm BSA
  • Rear Hub: 142x12mm
  • Front Hub: 110x15mm
  • Rear Axle: M12*1.5 Thread x168mm (Thread Length 17mm)
  • Front Axle: Included with fork
  • Chain Guide: ISCG05
  • Brake Mount: 160mm Direct Post
  • Protection: Kevlar Chainstay Protector

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