Nukeproof’s new Digger blurs the boundaries between gravel and MTB

Nukeproof’s new Digger blurs the boundaries between gravel and MTB

Nukeproof’s Digger is an anomaly in its line-up of bikes, rubbing shoulders with trail, enduro and DH rigs. Although it’s clear to see how and why Nukeproof has settled with the bike’s specification and geometry figures. Originally developed in 2015 as a training tool for its roster of world title winning enduro and DH athletes, Nukeproof's Digger has gained quite a following of non-pro riders as a capable do-it-all gravel bike. Now there’s even gravel-specific bar tape! What’s the fastest tyre volume for gravel? For 2019, the bike has evolved again, further blurring the lines between MTB and gravel as it edges further down the spectrum to extreme. With wide bars, bolt thru-axles, disc brakes and dropper post compatibility, the idea is that the Digger can add elements of flare to training rides, coaxing you away from paved or even gravel roads into more extreme territory. But only if you’ve ...

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