Spokes made from science string? Spinergy's new fibre spoked GXC gravel wheels

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Jon Woodhouse

Jon was previously the editor here at off.road.cc. Whether it's big days out on the gravel bike or hurtling down technical singletracks, if it's got two wheels and can be ridden on dirt, then he's into it. He's previously been technical editor at BikeRadar.com, editor at What Mountain Bike Magazine and also web editor at Singletrackworld.co.uk. Yes, he's been around the houses.


1 year 5 months ago

Love this design

1 year 5 months ago


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1 year 5 months ago

A while ago I bought a replacement spoke kit (FIBERFIX) that uses a length of Kevlar to replace a broken spoke in an emergency so it's not an entirely new idea. Of course, exotic fibres are more expensive than making metal spokes so it's down to the old cost/weight advantage.

1 year 5 months ago

Never seen this idea before.