Are these the future of carbon wheels? Forge+Bond’s 25GR recyclable carbon gravel wheelset reviewed

Forge+Bond offers a quality, high-performance wheelset that makes a promising move toward a more sustainable industry

Forge+Bond 25GR gravel wheelset
(Image credit: Anne-Marije Rook)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Forge+Bond’s 25GR FusionFiber wheelset impresses with its playfulness, durability and recyclability. There are certainly lighter and faster options available at its price point, but the choice extends beyond ride performance alone, taking into consideration a better, more sustainable way of making carbon products.

Reasons to buy
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    Playful characteristics

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    Takes the sting out of rough trails

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    Responsive

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    Easy setup

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    Serviceable

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    Backed by a lifetime warranty

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    Sustainable manufacturing process

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    100% recyclable

Reasons to avoid
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    No aerodynamic benefits

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    Expensive

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Forge + Bond's 25 GR recyclable carbon gravel wheelset

Forge + Bond's 25 GR recyclable carbon gravel wheelset

Starts at $1,899, custom builds available


Forge + Bond's 25 GR recyclable carbon gravel wheelset

Forge + Bond's 25 GR recyclable carbon gravel wheelset

Starts at $1,899, custom builds available

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Anne-Marije Rook