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How graphene could make tyres stronger and lighter

By | 2016-12-31T21:59:57+00:00 October 8th, 2016|Bike Technology|

Bicycle tyre manufacturer Vittoria has added graphene to its tyres to improve their puncture resistance. The graphene makes the tyres lighter, with less rolling resistance and more grip - something which was impossible using existing compounds, explained the company's senior executive manager Michael Marx. A form of carbon, Graphene is many times stronger than steel and