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Our Gear of the Month November 2021


We have something super exciting to show you! We have released our first edition of Gear of the Month, a brand new series to the Chain Reaction YouTube channel that we hope you will love! Each month we will be picking some of the cool new releases, your top buys and our favourite tech then letting you see it first hand, we may also be giving away a prize each month to one of you lucky winners.

In this month’s edition we look at the perfect winter hardtail, the Nukeproof Scout, a new and super cool Fox Racing Mainframe helmet plus a smart indoor trainer to ensure you don’t get caught out in the cold this winter.

Lets take a closer look at our top picks for November:


Nukeproof Scout 290 Race

The Nukeproof Scout 290 Race is the ideal trail riding, all-mountain exploring bike. Featuring a triple butted alloy frame with modern enduro-inspired geometry, the responsiveness and predictability of the bike sets it apart from the rest. The modern hardtail features a low bottom bracket, slack head angle and stiff frame which provides a robust and versatile riding experience.

In the right hands, the Scout 290 Race is versatile enough to provide comfort for longer XC rides; supple and confidence-inspiring enough to tackle steep, rough and technical enduro trails with ease.

  • Hardtail MTB
  • Hydroformed Triple-Butted Aluminum
  • 29″ Nukeproof Neutron Wheelset
  • Shimano Deore 10 Speed Groupset
  • RockShox Recon RL 130mm Front Fork
  • Weight: 13.26kg (medium)

*Due to demand some items may not be available


Fox Racing Mainframe Helmet

Fox have taken advancements and developments from their popular Speedframe helmet to offer an impressive array of features to the Mainframe. Constructed from Fox’s in-mould EPS design, the Mainframe sees a shock-absorbing inner EPS foam covered by a tough polycarbonate outer. Should you crash, the EPS foam soaks up and dissipates the damaging forces of the impact with a tough outer shell to fend off tree branches and small knocks.

The Fox Mainframe helmet also features a removable, washable, and moisture-wicking liner that is adapted to keep your head cool, dry and comfortable. Combine these features with the large vents on the helmet which provide a constant stream of air to flow around the helmet providing efficient cooling on long rides.

  • MIPS impact protection reducing rotational forces
  • EPS foam to dissipate damaging forces
  • MIPS integrated fit system for a comfortable and seamless fit
  • Extended rear coverage for added safety
  • Removable, washable, moisture-wicking liner
  • Weight: 390g (Size M)

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Wahoo Kickr Core

The Wahoo Kickr Core is a direct drive turbo trainer that allows you to take your rear wheel out and attach your bike to the trainer directly using the quick release or thru-axle. Using Bluetooth and ANT+ technology, the Core syncs with Apple, Android, or Windows devices; relaying your performance stats but puts you right in the mix with virtual rides and races for a super-realistic experience.

Using the new Wahoo drivetrain, the Kickr Core is capable of automatically adjusting power to the output prescribed by your training app. Providing a power accuracy of + or – 2%; when doing all-out sprints not only does the KICKR Core feel rock solid but resistance feels smooth during accelerations.

  • Direct Drive indoor smart trainer
  • Optimised flywheel provides precise outdoor riding feel
  • Resistance automatically adjusts to simulate climbs up to 16%
  • Bluetooth and ANT+ FE-C connectivity
  • Maximum power output of 1800w
  • Compatible with Zwift, Trainer Road and other KICKR approved apps

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