Polymer bike spokes offer lightweight durability

July 1st, 2018

If you think steel is the strongest material for the wheel spokes of a cycle, think again. Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWP) has it beat. In fact, UHMWP is the strongest material available on a per-weight basis. It’s that quality, plus the fact that UHMWP is extremely lightweight and durable, that inspired Minneapolis, Minn.-based Berd LLC to […]

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