Author Archives: Matty

Velocity Blunt SL

Velocity Blunt SL rims are great for cyclocross or graveling. 25mm wide, tubeless if you want, and at only 420g they spin up fast! Unfortunately they aren’t being made any longer. I’ve got a few left. A screaming deal at … Continue reading

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24″ & 26″ Cyclocross Tires

I just found some new tires from the guys at Islabikes. Besides other kids’ stuff they are now making an exciting looking tire for the kiddo’s cross bike. The Greim comes in a wire and folding bead with a legit … Continue reading

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WTB Rim Closeout

I’ve got a glut of these so they are priced to move. 27.5 WTB Frequency I23 32 hole only. $60 while they last. They are great for the mountain bike or for loaded touring. Hand built with your choice of … Continue reading

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I’m not on Facebook anymore. I’m still hand building plenty of wheels though. If you’re interested in some great hand built wheels of your own, email or call me. Without FB I’ll be posting here more often. Stay tuned to … Continue reading

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Axles Explained

I have found this helpful to shed light on axle compatibility… All About Thru Axles As a method of securing wheels to frames and forks, thru axles are superior in concept but muddled in execution by the inability of the … Continue reading

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24″ Wheels

Now stocking 24″ rims from Stan’s and Velocity for your kiddo’s rig. Because how much fun would you have riding if your bike was half your body weight? This little ripper lightened the load with new tubeless wheels and a few other … Continue reading

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Stan’s MK3 Rims

Stan’s new MK3 rims in stock. Wheelset cost mostly depends on the hubs you want. Contact me for prices.

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Hope Hubs

The most requested hubs I didn’t carry were Hope. So now I do. Get your new hand built wheels built with Hope hubs here.Here’s a Stan’s Flow MK3 built with a Hope hub.

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National Forest Explorer Wheelset

The NFE (National Forest Explorer) is a stock frame from Elephant Bikes built here in Spokane, WA. This wheelset is offered with this bike in mind. Shutter Precision PD-8 Dynamo front and Shimano XT rear hubs. Both are QR to … Continue reading

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Shop Remodel 2

 I needed a new shop heater so I decided to fix things up a little and put some of my non-wheel-building skills to use. The new heater is a big dog electric one so it got its own circuit.  I’m … Continue reading

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