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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
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
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
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
I’ve been building disc brake wheels for road/cross/gravel bikes since 2007. Lighter rims, not lighter wheels, are faster. Cost depends on the hubs but starts at ~$400. Velocity Blunt SL rims (430g), White Ind CLD hubs, DT Swiss butted spokes … Continue reading
DT Swiss Revolution spokes are aggressively butted, saving about ~80g in a 56 spoke wheelset. They aren’t for everyone, but if you’re a lightweight looking to save g’s in rotational weight, we can talk.
By taking down the back side of the cassette body to make enough room for the extra gear. Don’t try this at home but if you do, wear safety glasses.
I use a variety of adapters to build wheels with thru axle, thru bolt and lefty hubs. Which one will I use to build your next wheelset?
Velocity hubs turn silky smooth on cartridge bearings, and cassettes are driven by a dependable 3 pawl ratchet. Road, mountain, track, and tandem hubs available. Contact me to get rolling on a pair of hand built wheels with these great … Continue reading
Yes, I do build with carbon rims. Here‘s a link to a rim manufacturer I’ve used. I’m not stocking their rims but you can order direct from them. Just have them shipped to me to build your new wheels.