Author Archives: Matty

Spokane Midnight Century

The Midnight Century is a Spokane, WA ride coming up the first weekend in August. Find the Cue sheet here. It’s a great ride to use a wheel built with a Dynamo hub. Dynamo hubs are great for producing power to … Continue reading

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Stan’s No Tubes Baron

Stan’s latest, the Baron MK3 rims all built up and ready to go play! These were built with Boost spaced DT Swiss 350 hubs with an XD driver, and DT Swiss butted spokes. I did a work trade with the auto … Continue reading

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Coast To Coast

I have three customers traveling coast to coast across the US right now using wheels I built for them with dymano hubs. These power generating hubs are used for their lights and USB charging purposes. Ironically it looks like they … Continue reading

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B.Y.O.Parts

Some folks like to do their own shopping online. This is the evolution of retail. I do sell spokes and nipples individually not by the box. I also have a spoke cutter and can make any length needed. With my … Continue reading

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Light Bike Carbon Rims

Light Bike Fat White! Yes, I build with carbon rims. These were custom painted from Light Bicycle. Given the width of fat bike rims, (these are 80mm) carbon saves lots of weight. This customer is also going tubeless to save … Continue reading

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Spokane Bike Swap

Tomorrow I’ll be at the Spokane Bike Swap. I’ll have some special prices on rims and hubs for the swap. Order some new wheels or come by to get some great prices on parts.

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Booooost Spacing Explained

I’ve recently had some boost spacing questions so I thought I’d comment here on it. These are DT Swiss 350 12mm hubs in 135mm/142mm and 148mm(Boost). Notice the disc rotor is in the same place (.3mm) but the right side … Continue reading

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Lightweight Road Rims

Lighter wheels are faster. Shedding weight at the rim is really what matters though. Stan’s Alpha 340 road rims do a great job of this at <400g. Run them with tubeless road tires and you’ll feel the full effect. There … Continue reading

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Top Notch Touring Wheelset

Stunning! Hand built Velocity Blunt SS rims with Son dynamo front hub and a White Ind XMR rear hub. Built with DT Swiss spokes and brass nipples.

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Discounted 700c Disc Rims

Velocity Blunt SL rims were designed as mountain bike race rims, years ago. The truth is, at 430g with a 25mm width they also make a great disc brake cross/gravel rim for today’s market. With the inner ramped profile, add … Continue reading

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