Hello and welcome to the Nua blog. Today we take a look at our lovely modern commuter, the Nua Automatica.
Our Nua Ti-CORE titanium frame is one of the most versatile bike frames out there. Both its geometry and the details of its construction make it the perfect base on which to construct a diverse range of bicycles.
On this occasion, we’ve used it to make this beautiful new Nua. We’ve called it the “Automatica” because it sports a two-speed IGH which activates automatically when the bike reaches 18km/h. Simple, elegant and effective, just like the rest of the bike.
To complete the maintenance-free transmission, we’ve installed a Gates CDX belt system, driven by a gorgeous F. Gimondi neoclassical crankset.
Titanium components from our Nua Ti-Components line – handlebar, stem, and seatpost – provide extra safety and comfort, and add to the elegant minimalism of the whole.
This bike just asks to be ridden fast, so powerful brakes are a must. We’ve chosen hydraulic disc brakes by Magura, which along with the Continental 37mm tires, are capable of stopping this rocket in no time.
Adding the final touch are the Brooks handlebar grips and saddle. Handmade from natural leather, they’re extremely hardwearing and comfortable. And of course, with so much titanium already, we couldn’t resist choosing the Brooks Swift model with titanium rails.
When we test-rode this bike we couldn’t help smiling from ear to ear. Riding this machine is pure pleasure. Stable, agile, fun and silent, it works like a Swiss watch. But most of all, it’s proof that a sports bike can be very very comfortable.
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