Is Wheel Compliance Actually Marketing Bullsh*t?

Published on June 9th 2024

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Bike companies regularly talk about compliance when marketing and developing mountain bike wheels. Wheels need to handle a lot of crashes and rough terrain, while still rolling true. Wheels are one of the most important bike parts but many people seem to give them the least amount of thought. πŸ’» Submit Top Mods, Bike Caves, Rewinds and more to us πŸ‘‰ https://upload.gmbn.com/tech ⏱️ Timestamps ⏱️ 00:00 - Intro 00:52 - What is stiffness and compliance? 02:09 - Lateral Vs Vertical compliance? 05:18 - The truth about compliance Useful Links: πŸ› NEW MTB Bike Maintenance Book πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/MTBMaintenanceBook Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/newsletter What have you learned from this video? Has Anna surprised you with any knowledge? Do you look for stiff or compliant wheels? Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Carbon or alloy blind test challenge πŸ‘‰ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX92u-uzLfo πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.tech/editorschoice πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.tech/GMBNTechShow 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 DIVINE FREQUENCY - Ballpoint Filtered Smiles - baegel #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Propain Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Propain Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria Reynolds wheels: https://gmbn.eu/Reynolds FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin