Category Archives: Disc Brakes

Disc Road/Gravel/Cross Wheels

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

Posted in Disc Brakes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Disc Road/Gravel/Cross Wheels

Shimano Cross Hydraulics

See the details here. The discs, Di2 and 11 speed all sound cool, but pass on the wheels and get some handbuilts from me.  

Posted in Disc Brakes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shimano Cross Hydraulics

Handbuilt Disc Brake Wheelsets

I’ve been hand building disc specific cyclocross wheels for a couple years now. We all know about the increased stopping power and better modulation of disc brakes. Disc rims are also lighter because they don’t have a brake track, so … Continue reading

Posted in Disc Brakes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Handbuilt Disc Brake Wheelsets

Road Hydraulics

Velo News reoprts road hydraulics are raced to a win in CXLA.

Posted in Disc Brakes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Road Hydraulics

Update: Hydraulic Road Disc Brakes

www.bicycleretailer.com  

Posted in Disc Brakes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Update: Hydraulic Road Disc Brakes