Recent content by Christiano Tuti



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    Chump wheels and media censorship

    Yet another incident of factual statements about a particular UK/Chinese wheel brand being censored by the usually independent American bikerumor website. As an engineer working within the cycling industry and specializing in wheel technology for over a decade I have detailed insight about the...
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    Hunt wheel problems

    Well said and totally accurate. Take a look at this recently blog from Paul Lew, recognised globally for several decades as the #1 authority on wheel design and bike aerodynamics https://tarmacandirt.com/blogs/insight-from-a-lifetime-in-the-cycling-industry/do-you-trust-your-cycling-equipment He...
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    Hunt wheel problems

    Froze - You're 100% right - You get the quality you pay for in most things. What annoys me and many others most is the complete fiction that is the Hunt brand. Several people I know have tried commenting negatively about their rubbish on bikeradar and bikerumor but had their comments removed...
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    Hunt wheel problems

    After a bit of basic research through friends working in Taiwan bike industry turns out Hunt is just a marketing name for the Taiwanese Chen family that own pillar spoke brand. Through their network they buy the cheapest Chinese rims and hubs, use a small local wheel assembler and leave the rest...
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    Hunt wheel problems

    Anyone also have reliability and service problems with Hunt wheels? Wish I'd never bought this cheap Chinese brand instead of a recognised brand with proper warranty. Doing some background digging to see what's truly behind this startup - Doesn't look good so far. Fortunately work in the...