Tag Archives: bicycle 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
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
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.
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.
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!