HISTORY

 

No, this exciting new 2-SPOKE wheel didn’t come out of nowhere…..far from it!

M5 (est. 1983) is a small scale Dutch company founded by Bram Moens. It is renowned for their creative vision in designing and building lightweight special bikes and bike parts. And they do race with their own products! So they know the demands of record bikes, fairings and wheels. A numerous number of national-, European- and world records have been achieved by Bram himself and his friends/customers.

Among these are the world hour record (Faired and Non-Faired) of 77.123 km/h, the 100 km record (F), 12 hour- (F), 24 hour- (F) and the 1000 km record (F). Especially the one hour record has been improved a lot of times. Also the current one hour-record of 57,6 km/h (N-F) belongs to M5. In 1992 Bram sprinted to a 72,4 km per hour on his Carbon High Racer on the 200 meter flying start and this record is still unbeaten.

Other prices for M5 products are “Constructor of the Year” in the Netherlands (2016), Bicycle Innovation Award of the Netherlands (2017), the European Aluminium Award (2006) and winner of the “Bike of the Year” contest in 1997 in the Netherlands.

Some examples of these lightweight bike products are a front road hub of 33 gram and front disc hub of 103 gram. The well known calliper “Bram Brake” which won the EAA (European Aluminium Award) in 2006 and hit the scale with a mere 73 gram.


Recent competition results

Jetze Plat finishing 26th overall out of 2232 nd total in his first triathlon ever on the KONA, Hawaii Iron Man
October 14 th.
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Dylon de Kok and team 2nd place despite a flat at Red Bull 100 km team time trial. October 6th, the Netherlands
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Joris Rogiers FIRST PLACE on 500 km Solo Time Trial Drenthe, 12-08-2017 with 36,63 km/h average!
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Sarissa de Vries
2nd PLACE
on Almere Triathlon (long distance) 09-09-2017
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Remco Grasman
Winner Long distance Time Trial of 138 km
September 24 th, Almere with average of 46.3 km!
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Remco Grasman
WORLD CHAMPION

UCI Time Trial 2017
Albi - France
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Pieter Aben
3rd PLACE

UCI Time Trial 2017
Albi - France
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Jetze Plat
WORLD CHAMPION
time trial Hand Biking H4 class, on the UCI Para-Triathlon Time Trial in South Africa, 31-08-2017
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Daniel Knegt
NATIONAL CHAMPION
of the Netherlands, Tandem Category, 03-09-2017
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2-SPOKE is UCI approved

Rio 2016 Results

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