Category Archives: Rims

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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Carbon Rims

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.

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Hugos!

No Tubes Hugos now hand built here with your favorite hubs!

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Velocity A23 Rim Tape

FYI: Velocity A23 tubeless rims don’t agree with all rim strips. The already wide rim’s inside profile is ramped for tubeless inflation, making it even farther from edge to edge. Even adhesive rim tape wants to wander around exposing the … Continue reading

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It’s Cyclocross Time!

Enjoy the ride of a cyclocross-specific tubular rim. Wider profile, bigger gluing surface, and seam relief channel for reliable gluing.                                              

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Velocity A23 Off Center Rims

Velocity A23 off center rims are in stock. The rim on a geared wheel doesn’t sit directly over the hub flanges because of the gears.  The rim is centered over the overall width of the hub. To get the wheel … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Rims

I’ve got some great cyclocross rims in stock for next set of handbuilt wheels. Stan’s disc only Iron Cross tubeless rims, Velocity’s cyclocross specific tubular rim the Major Tom, and the Velocity A23 tubeless rim. All custom built with your … Continue reading

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Eyelets & Double Eyelets

MLW handbuilds all kinds of custom bicycle wheels with your choice of parts. DT Swiss TK540 with eyelets pictured with the Velocity A23 without eyelets.  Eyelets are the grommet that’s around each spoke hole.  They add strength to the rim … Continue reading

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Stan’s Arch EX

The new wider and lighter Arch EX is in and waiting for your custom wheel order.  Available in 26″ or 29er and black or white.  Prices start at $88.

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Wide Tubular Rims

This is a Velo News article about the new generation of tubulars. http://velonews.competitor.com/2011/11/cyclocross/review-cyclocross-tubular-wheels_197623 Or you could get some handbuilt Velocity Major Tom’s with your choice of hubs, and a normal lacing pattern with traditional J bend spokes.  Major Toms are … Continue reading

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