Author Archives: Matty

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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Price Matching

I match internet prices on all rims and hubs, from legitimate online bike shops. As a service to parts buying customers I provide free truing and spoke replacement on all wheels I build. Cash paying customers also get free rim … Continue reading

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Phat Bike Wheels Built Here

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Carbon Rims

Why yes, I do build wheels with carbon rims. There are two kinds of carbon rims out there. The high zoot type which are ~$800/rim or the open mold type for ~$300/rim. Carbon molds are super expensive so a company … Continue reading

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Fulcrum Wheel Repair

The rim bed in the Campy Fulcrum 2-Way Fit rim is sealed. The design is great for tubeless users but adds an extra challenge for the wheel builder. Here I’m swapping out a damaged rim for a new one. A … Continue reading

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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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Facebook

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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