Kore Torsion wheelset review

Solid value hoops

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £219.99 RRP | USD $344.38
Kore Torsion wheelset

Our review

Slow to accelerate, but low-cost, strong wheels with DH axle options...
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Kore’s Torsion wheels are a tad chunky but they’re a good value, tough alternative to better-known brands.

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The rims are just under 30mm but that’s enough to keep a 2.4in tyre stable, even at low pressures. The convex sidewalls have a strengthening rib, reinforcing spoke eyelets, straight-gauge Sandvik spokes and Schrader-compatible valve holes.

They’re very sturdy and have shrugged off months of downhill hammering, but their high weight makes them hard to get moving.

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The front hub works with 20mm and 9mm QR axles, and the rear with 135 or 150mm axles and 12mm through-axle options. The Centerlock-style holder takes standard six-bolt rotors.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Torsion wheelset (10)
Brand Kore

Description QR/QR or Thru/QR options
Weight (g) 2286
Front Wheel Weight 1053
No of Holes (Front) 32
No of Holes (Rear) 32
Rear Wheel Weight 1233
Rim Size/Diameter 28.5