The darkest winter nights have been encouraging the darkest of thoughts. The “slog“ of lapping heavy going British trails, brought on a new anger and envy at the Electricalpowered brethren’s. If you can’t beat them, join them?But how you cry? Nukeproof don’t have an Electrical powered bicycle market… And we still don’t. We’ve bypassed electric and gonestraight back a bygone era. Pleasewelcome our latest addition to the Nukeproof range; the Scout(er).Designed and developed deep in the Black Country, UK. With over 3 months of tinkering, engineering and refining in the gardenshed, it’s almost ready for the trails.Harnessing the power of an E-Bike, but with technology from a lost generation technology, a 2-stroke 80cc engine 3BHP motor. Aswith any new bike, you’ve got to bring ina new standard, so we’re please to introduce super mega whopper boost 168mm spacing (box Ticked).Spec: A high performance fully compromised build resurrected from the scrap heap and spare parts box:•Scout 275 XL Frame•Rockshox Lyrik 170mm•Nukeproof Finishing kit Inc. Custom Saddle (As unwanted by Sam Hill)•Sam Hill Signature Super Throttle grip•Hybrid No Hope Wheelset (Hope Pro 4 27.5 Rear/ MavicDeemaxFront)•Tyres: Semi Slick Michelins•Sram Code/ Guide mix ‘n match brakes•Sam Hill Day of the Dead Hand Guards•Super Mega Whopper Boost: 168mm Hub Spacing•X01 11 Speed Drivetrain•Fully customised plumbing•Top Tube Mounted Hydration for incredible range•80cc eBay motor, creating 3bhp•A LOT of re-engineering•Near certain death.•SRP: £20,000
Rachel Atherton suffers a dislocated collarbone at 2023 World Champs in Fort William
We’ve had reports that Rachel Atherton has dislocated her collarbone at Fort William World Championships during pracitice. It’s uncertain if she will be able to race. More to follow.