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Spinergy GXX Wheels: Getting Rolling

Spinergy has been famous for using an alternative to stainless steel spokes for years. Their spoke is based upon a use of a special fiber. Specifically a spoke with “over 30,000 strands of polyphenylene bensobisoxazole fiber”. These fibers are then coated with a chemical, water, and UV resistant material which can be colored. The PBO spokes also have three times the strength of stainless steel, according to Spinergy, at half the weight of stainless steel spokes.

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Atomik/Berd Ultimate Gravel Wheels: Checkpoint

The Atomik/Berd Ultimate wheel set is a lightweight, configurable component that can reduce vibrations to the rider which would otherwise hinder performance and handling on crushed rock roads.

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FLO Cycling G700 Wheel Set: Getting Rolling

After a two plus hour ride in heavy cross winds and a bit of head wind and tail wind for good measure, I can say that- Yes- there is something to having a good aerodynamic wheel on gravel.

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Gulo equipped GT Grade Carbon Pro
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Gulo Composites GRX-SL Wheels: Getting Rolling

Folks who know me will tell you I’m a wheel guy. They’re one of my favorite parts of a bike, so to say I’m so stoked to be testing the GRX-SL wheels from Gulo Composites is an understatement.

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Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Without a doubt, there is a lot to like about the Cantu Rova wheelset. The weight is competitive, at 1567 grams for our set. While it’s true there are lighter options available, most aren’t using 35mm section, 30mm wide external/24mm internal width rims.

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Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Wheels make the bicycle go and great wheels make that experience a lot better for any…

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Irwin Cycling
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Irwin Cycling Aon GX 35 650B Carbon Wheels: At The Finish

Irwin Cycling Aon GX 35 650B Carbon Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The time has come for the final word on these carbon…

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Irwin Cycling Aon GX 35 650B Carbon Wheels: Getting Rolling

Irwin Cycling Aon GX 35 650B Carbon Wheels: Getting Rolling – by Guitar Ted When it comes to upgrading your bicycle, nothing has a bigger…

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