Sometimes people think that replacing a broken spoke will get them back on the road but Oliver says that “a spoke rarely snaps of its own accord.
More likely it is a sign that there are also problems elsewhere, perhaps other spokes have lost their tension or threads are wearing out, and really the wheel has to be fully rebuilt.” He mentions that you tap each spoke with something metal like a spanner and a loose spoke will make a dull thud rather than metallic ring.
Well it’s the most positive contemporary report I’ve ever read.
The journo did recognise the fact that he was testing a grand tourer rather than a sports car like the MGB.
“If your spinners keep coming loose, then it is probably because the hubs have been fitted on the wrong side and simply whacking them harder will not do any good." Do not over tighten as you can damage the thread on the hub.
They have “safety humps either side of the rim well to prevent the tyre beads moving (this last point is important because we do have wheels with sealant that are not tubeless, a point that sometime confuses people).