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Velo News Reports On Handbuilt Wheels

Directly from answers on hand built wheels in the tech section of the bikers bible: “the importance of spoke tension,” “Lacing and tensioning a wheel always took me 45 to 60 minutes,” “feel the buttery smoothness of quality wheels,” “Hand-built … Continue reading

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Velocity Major Tom

Meet Major Tom. The NEW cyclocross specific tubular rim from Velocity. They have a wider profile to match the wider widths of cross tires, a deeper braking surface, and a gluing channel for consistent tire installation. The Toms weigh 432g … Continue reading

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Chris King Hubs

I got the chance to build wheels with Chris King hubs this week. Some new some used. Its hard to tell the difference. Made in the USA , all the colors, light weight, last forever. Everyone should have some.

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FATTY

The new Velocity P35. That’s for 35mm. Allowing your tire to spread out for more traction. Available in 26″, 650b, and 29er with multiple drilling’s and colors.

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Commuter Wheels

I just built and shipped these wheels to a commuter. Velocity Blunts with Sturmey Archer hubs. That’s a 2 speed kickback coasterbrake hub in the rear. Way cool!

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