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Spin All Star Climbers: Sol Oliver

As we've already shown in our SAS feature on Neil Ronketti //#002, we're not just a bunch of incredibly young, talented and upcoming athletes in the Spin All Stars. Another of our founder members is Simon Oliver and he's so grown up already that he even built a modern glassy extension to his quite enormous and [...]

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Spin All Star Riders: Jenny Crouch

For the 2015 season, we're really pleased that we've been able to significantly step up our support of women's road cycling. Along with Flanders based road racer Dani Christmas we're delighted that the superfast ladies of Team Velosport Montegrappa are spinning our X-Series carbon Fat Boys at elite women's races across the continent and back at [...]

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Spin All Star Climbers: Neil Ronketti

The Spin All Stars aren't just a bunch of incredibly talented and determined young athletes in their prime. Some of the very earliest members of the crack team of riders, racers and customers that we know as the SAS are a bit more, er, experienced. Maybe less fit. But members of the SAS nonetheless, and [...]

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Spin All Star Triathletes: Catherine Jameson

For the 2015 season, we're really pleased that we've been able to significantly step up our support of women's road cycling. Along with Flanders based road racer Dani Christmas we're delighted that the superfast ladies of Team Velosport Montegrappa are spinning our X-Series carbon Fat Boys around the UK elite women's scene.And we're truly delighted that we finally get [...]

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Spin All Star Racers: Chris Dymond

In 2014 we began a partnership with our very own tame racing driver, Chris Dymond. Being fast for a living means it's never easy to catch up with Chris, but recently I managed to spin around a few laps of the wet and windy Silverstone F1 circuit with him. Whilst there I quizzed him on just what [...]

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Spin All Star Riders: Dani Christmas

Since the start of 2014 season it has been my personal pleasure to be able to help former Commonwealth Junior 800m running champion Dani Christmas (@Dani_Christmas) in her quest to become a full time bike racer.  Spin has supported Dani as both bike and wheel sponsor, and it has been truly rewarding to follow her progress from virtual [...]

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Great Wheels: Why the headlines never tell the whole story

Headline specs don't tell the whole story - not even half of it! In the crowded high performance wheel market it's all about the attention grabbing headline specs.  The weight of a pair down to the gram, the depth, the spoke count, the price.  Carbon or alloy? However these headlines are a lazy way to define a pair of [...]

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What Makes Great Wheels? The Components

At Spin Industries we know that great wheels are the realisation of painstakingly combining fine craftsmanship with precision engineered performance components. The Components The Hub At the centre of every great wheel there must be a great hub. And since we started making wheels we've learnt a great deal about what makes a great hub, through three generations of [...]

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What Makes Great Wheels? The Craft

Great ingredients are only the start. Every great recipe requires they're brought together in the best way, and then there's...The CraftAs I’ve mentioned earlier in this series, I believe that the build is as important as the components. So for this reason, we don't sub out our builds to a mass production factory to save a few bucks like [...]

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Great Wheels: Two of the three most important parts of your bike

Frame. Front wheel. Rear wheel.Next to a sound frameset, wheels contribute by far the biggest proportion of your bike's total performance, feel, security and fun. So it pays big dividends as a cyclist to invest well, and it's the reason that we as a bike company devote so much of our time and effort as well as our [...]

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