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I'm looking at the Nukeproof Scout 275 Race and the Trek Roscoe 7. The Nukeproof seems like it has better components and more travel, whereas I kinda like the Treks geometry better. The reach is a little smaller and the head angle is a little steeper but not too steep. What id be riding is mostly jump lines, street stuff, singletrack and techy stuff. No fast descents for me, thats reserved for my full-sus cannondale. The nukeproof seems more downhillish, but would i really feel the difference and would jumps and bunnyhops actually be nicer on the Trek?
Anyone who has any of these bikes or knows about them pls let me know
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Normally, I'd highly suggest the Nukeproof but if you're on tight technical trails, then I'd choose something less slack. So, Roscoe.
 

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Nukeproofs are great in the air & are a great all around trail bike.

It'll be able to handle almost anything you can throw at it

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Honestly I’m not a fan of the Roscoes geometry. It has a 71 degree seat tube angle, which is incredibly slack by today’s standards.

Have you considered the Specialized Fuse?

Also, can you even find the Nukeproof in stock? I thought they’d been sold out for months.
 

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Thanks, I considered the fact that I'll be trying out my local Windham Bike Park next summer, so I think I'll go with the Nukeproof.
-Ocnlogan - I haven't considered the fuse, but now I think I'm just gonna go with the Scout because of its better fork. Really mostly because I'll be riding park. I can't find it in stock, but I have a dealer near me who can order it and I'll get it in anywhere between 2 and 6 mo. So not bad at all, considering I won't be riding TOO much anyway in the cold.
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Last I knew the Roscoe 7's and even 8's were on back order at that.? I'd say go with whatever your Lbs has in stock and can get.
 

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Thanks, I considered the fact that I'll be trying out my local Windham Bike Park next summer, so I think I'll go with the Nukeproof.
-Ocnlogan - I haven't considered the fuse, but now I think I'm just gonna go with the Scout because of its better fork. Really mostly because I'll be riding park. I can't find it in stock, but I have a dealer near me who can order it and I'll get it in anywhere between 2 and 6 mo. So not bad at all, considering I won't be riding TOO much anyway in the cold.
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Oh, bike park? Yeah, I think you'd be better off with the Nukeproof. It's very well specced for the price and the geometry is good for going faster.
 

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Last I knew the Roscoe 7's and even 8's were on back order at that.? I'd say go with whatever your Lbs has in stock and can get.
the Roscoe have a quick release 141 mm rear axle, not the 12 x 148 through axle....this will limit any wheel upgrades in the future....nukeproof has the through axle....so you have more options in future upgrades.....
 
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