Sapim nipples in nickel plated brass. All nipples are forged. Arguments in favour of a brass nipple are price and rigidity.
A standard brass 14 gauge nipple designed to accept larger 2.3mm 13 gauge spokes, for fitting 2.3mm spokes to a standard diameter spoke hole.
We also stock spoke tools and custom cut spokes for repairs and wheelbuilding.
Founded in 1918 by Mr. Herman Schoonhoven, Sapim has been producing spokes and nipples of the highest quality for over a century!
Sapim are a team of professionals dedicated to bicycle spokes and nipples. Everybody is committed to providing top-notch expertise, experience and advice to customers.
Sapim constantly monitor each step of their production process. They offer a wide range of products made from the very best raw materials only and call on the services of a unique testing facility to test the performance of their products and those of their customers, because wheels are subject to more and more intensive uses, higher pressures and stronger weight requirements. It is without surprise that Sapim is considered by many professionals as the leader in the design and production of spokes and nipple.
Sapim use different grade of steel, different diameters, heads, surfaces and, of course, length. Producing with care and on highest quality standards Sapim offer the widest range in the market. All Sapim’s spokes are made in the Europe and more specifically in Belgium and France.