Maintenance

Spinergy Wheels

IMPORTANT –

Spinergy recommends having your wheels trued and maintained by an authorized Spinergy dealer or reputable bicycle dealer. Due to the flexibility of PBO spokes, they may feel under tensioned when compared to a rigid steel spoke. If you tension PBO spokes to the point where they may feel like steel spokes, you will have over-tightened the spoke and risk damaging the rim. Increasing spoke tension beyond factory values will not improve performance or durability of the wheel. Spinergy’s Limited Warranty does NOT cover improper maintenance.

  • Spinergy PBO wheels utilize nipples, which are recessed inside the rim.
  • To access the nipples, remove the tire, tube, and rim strip.
  • Use the spline wrench to hold the spoke stationary, and the “¼” nut driver” to turn the nipple inside the rim. Failure to hold the spoke stationary while turning the nipple will cause wind up of the spoke. The twisting of the individual spoke may render your wheels round and true while static, but this will allow the wheel to lose true as soon as load is applied, and may PERMANANTLY DAMAGE your wheels.

TENSION WARNING

We recommend that you use a Park Tm-1 tension gauge to adjust spoke tension only if tension is below these values:

TIP: We recommend SAF-T-LOK T43 blue (or equivalent strength) thread locker on spoke threads when replacing a spoke.

GRAVEL WHEELS

Model Spoke Count Lacing Pattern Brake Type Spoke Type Left Right
GXX Carbon Front 24 radial/cross disc round 17-20 12-15
GXX Carbon Rear 24 radial/cross disc round 12-15 17-20
GX32 Alloy Front 24 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-19
GX32 Alloy Rear 24 radial/cross disc round 17-19 22-25
GX Alloy Front 24 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-20
GX Alloy Rear 24 radial/cross disc round 17-20 22-25
GX Max Alloy Front 24 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-19
GX Max Alloy Rear 24 radial/cross disc round 17-19 22-25
GX Max 650 Alloy Front 24 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-19
GX Max 650 Alloy Rear 24 radial/cross disc round 17-19 22-25

 

ROAD WHEELS

Model Spoke Count Lacing Pattern Brake Type Spoke Type Left Right
FCC 4.7 Disc front 16 radial/cross disc bladed 14-17 7-10
FCC 4.7 Disc Rear 20 radial/cross disc bladed 7-10 14-17
FCC 4.7 Rim front 16 radial rim bladed 16-18 16-18
FCC 4.7 Rim Rear 20 radial/cross rim bladed 9-11 16-18
FCC 3.2 Disc front 16 radial/cross disc bladed 14-17 7-10
FCC 3.2 Disc Rear 20 radial/cross disc bladed 7-10 14-17
FCC 3.2 Rim Front 16 radial rim bladed 16-18 16-18
FCC 3.2 Rim Rear 20 radial/cross rim bladed 9-11 16-18
Z32 Alloy Front 16 radial/cross disc bladed 18-20 10-12
Z32 Alloy Rear 20 radial/cross disc bladed 10-12 18-20
Zlite Alloy round Front 18 radial rim round 22-25 22-25
Zlite Alloy round Rear 24 radial/cross rim round 13-16 24-26
Zlite bladed Alloy Front 18 radial rim bladed 16-18 16-18
Zlite bladed Alloy Rear 24 radial/cross rim bladed 9-11 16-18

 

MTB WHEELS

Model Spoke Count Lacing Pattern Brake Type Spoke Type Left Right
MXX24 Carbon Front 28 radial/cross disc round 12-15 18-20
MXX24 Carbon Rear 28 radial/cross disc round 18-20 13-15
MXX30 Carbon Front 28 radial/cross disc round 13-15 18-20
MXX30 Carbon Rear 28 radial/cross disc round 18-20 13-15
MXX-E Carbon Front 24 cross/cross disc round-fat 26-28 21-23
MXX-E Carbon Rear 24 cross/cross disc round-fat 21-23 26-28
LX  29 Alloy Front 28 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-19
LX 29 Alloy Rear 28 radial/cross disc round 17-19 22-25
LX 650 Alloy Front 28 radial/cross disc round 22-25 17-19
LX 650 Alloy Rear 28 radial/cross disc round 17-19 22-25

BEARINGS

Cartridge style bearings are press fit, and should ONLY be replaced

  • by an authorized Spinergy dealer, or reputable bicycle shop.
  • Submerging bearings or spraying them with high-pressure water will cause bearings to wear prematurely, resulting in costly repairs.

REMEMBER – Like any part on your bicycle, your Spinergy wheels require, periodic inspection for signs of failure, and routine maintenance. If you are not capable of performing these inspections or maintenance, please visit your Authorized Spinergy Dealer or a reputable bicycle shop in your area.