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Nukeproof leans into mountain bike roots with a up to date Digger gravel design


Nukeproof’s new Digger leans into its mountain bike roots with an entire redesign for confidence on technical descents and is extra versatile on lengthy adventures.

The thought of the Digger began as a “what if” venture with famed rider Sam Hill and changed into a cult product in Nukeproof’s predominantly flat bar product line. Its recognition has solely grown because the explosion of gravel racing, and with that comes a redesign. Nukeproof let their design crew veer into acquainted territory and gave the Digger the soul of a mountain bike.

NukeProof Digger Gravel RS front

One thing Completely different — Nukeproof Digger

The Digger presents one thing barely totally different from a lot of the gravel bikes in the marketplace. This Digger seeks out the gravel-curious enduro and downhill crowds, calling them to long-distance adventures, however nonetheless, in a position to hit the options.

NukeProof Digger Gravel factory tt

The up to date Digger features a totally redesigned body. The 6061-T6 body boasts all-new tube profiles to create a extra resilient and dependable journey on backcountry adventures. The pinnacle tube on the up to date Digger is slacked-out 2 levels and the attain elevated by 20mm throughout all sizes.

NukeProof Digger Gravel factory chain guard

The up to date geo permits shorter stems to enhance rider confidence and management within the corners and technical options. The design crew revamped the tire clearance, becoming an aggressive 700c x 45mm tire, with about 7mm of clearance additional to clear the grossest of path particles.

NukeProof Digger Gravel factory

Nukeproof has additionally reengineered the fork to make use of T800 UD carbon. This new full carbon fork claims to supply a a lot stiffer and direct journey, enhancing dealing with and damping path chatter.

Spec’d to shred

With its new shred-friendly geometry, Nukeproof went all-in with suitable componentry; huge bars, dropper posts, and a 1x drivetrain. Nukeproof designed the seat put up to be shorter, permitting for longer dropper posts. The Digger now employs a 31.6mm dropper, so discovering a reliable seat put up needs to be a simple process, or you possibly can swap one out out of your mountain setup.

NukeProof Digger Gravel RS full

The Digger additionally sees an replace with extra utility, now outfitted with gear and accent mounts, fork bag mounting factors, and double water bottle mounts.

NukeProof Digger gravel lineup

The NukeProof Digger will probably be accessible in three totally different configurations:

NukeProof Digger Gravel RS full

Nukeproof Digger RS

Body: Nukeproof Digger V3 Aluminium
Fork: RockShox Rudy Final XPLR, 30mm Journey, 45mm offset
Brakes: SRAM Rival
Drivetrain: SRAM Rival 1
Crankset:SRAM Rival 1, 170mm 40T
Seatpost: Model X Ascend Inner 125mm Dropper put up 31.6mm Built-in into the GRX R810 Brake Lever
Wheels: DT Swiss GR1600 Spline 25, 700c
Tires: Schwalbe GOne Chew 700x45c, Addix Velocity Grip
Handlebars: S/M/L 460mm, XL 500mm
Bar Tape: Black Cork Cushion Tape with Gel

NukeProof Digger Gravel factory close up

Nukeproof Digger Manufacturing facility

Body: Nukeproof Digger V3 Aluminium
Drivetrain: Shimano GRX
Crankset: Shimano GRX 810, GRX, 1x 11 Velocity, 170mm 40t Brakes:
Shimano GRX, RX-810 Levers with RX -810 Flatmount calipers
Fork: Nukeproof Digger Excessive Modulus T700 HM-UD Carbon Tapered steerer fork
Seatpost: Model X Ascend Inner 125mm Dropper put up 31.6mm Built-in into the GRX RX -810 Brake Lever
Wheels: DT Swiss GR1600 Spline 25, 700c
Tires: Schwalbe G-One Chew 700x45c, Addix Velocity Grip
Handlebars: S/M/L 460mm, XL 500mm
Bar Tape: Black Cork Cushion Tape with Gel

NukeProof Digger Gravel Comp

NukeProof Digger Comp

Body: Nukeproof Digger V3 Aluminium
Drivetrain: Shimano GRX
Crankset: Shimano RX-600, GRX, 1x 11 Velocity, 170mm 40t
Brakes: Shimano GRX, RX-600 Levers with RX-400 Flatmount calipers
Fork: Nukeproof Digger Excessive Modulus T700 HM-UD Carbon Tapered steerer fork
Seatpost: Nukeproof Neutron Inline, 31.6mm, 400mm
Wheels: Neutron Neutron v2 Hubs with STI25 TCS 32h Rims
Tires: Schwalbe G-One Chew 700x45c, Addix Velocity Grip
Handlebars: S/M/L 460mm, XL 500mm
Bar Tape: Black Cork Cushion Tape with Gel

NukeProof Digger Gravel factory hero

Costs, geometry, and availability

NukeProof Digger Geo

The Nukeproof Digger will probably be accessible in 4 sizes, Small, Medium, Giant, and XL. Nukeproof suggests the sizing will match any rider from 5’7″ to six’4″.

Bikes can be found for buy from Nukeproof.com or your native supplier.

Nukeproof Digger pricing

  • Digger RS: $3400, €3700, £ 3000
  • Digger Manufacturing facility: $2600, €2900, £ 2400
  • Digger Comp: $1900, €2200, £ 1800
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