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Category Archives: Disc Brakes
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
See the details here. The discs, Di2 and 11 speed all sound cool, but pass on the wheels and get some handbuilts from me.
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
Velo News reoprts road hydraulics are raced to a win in CXLA.