Spokes

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What is a spoke? You can define it in different ways: a piece of steel, a wire, a spring or, what we like best, the connection between the hub and the rim.  Being the link between the hub and the rim, the spoke has multiple functions:

  • Carry: spokes carry the weight of the bicycle as well as it load.
  • Absorb: spokes absorb the irregularities of the road and ensure the comfort of the rider.
  • Transmission: spokes transmit acceleration and braking effort of the rider.

We use different grade of steel, different diameters, heads, surfaces and, of course, length.  Producing with care and on highest quality standards we offer the widest range in the market. All Sapim’s spokes are made in the Europe and more specifically in Belgium and France.

Sapim provides three sorts of spokes: