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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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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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DT Swiss Revolution Spokes

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.

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Shimano 11 Speed Conversion

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.

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Hub Adapters

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?

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