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Velocity Major Tom’s

This cyclocross specific rim only comes in a handbuilt wheel. The tubular rim that has set the cyclocross world on fire! In stock and ready to be built with your choice of hubs. The wider profile means a wider gluing … 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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Cyclocross Tire Guide

First tubulars and now tubeless tires allow riders to run low tire pressure without the chance of pinch flatting. Tire pressure and tread pattern are so important for cyclocross. Find a good guide to cyclocross tires here.

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Veocity Major Tom

  Ground control to…Velocity’s cyclocross specific tubular.   Have this rim handbuilt with any number of hubs by MLW for the upcoming cross season.  The Major Tom’s 23mm wide profile is geared specifically toward cyclocross.  Unlike narrow tubular road rims the … Continue reading

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Velocity Rims

U.S. Rim maker Velocity is now producing their newest rim profiles in more colors.  The A23, Blunt SL 26″ and 29er are now available in classic Velocity colors (reds, blues, greens orange…etc).  MLW will be building wheels with all of … Continue reading

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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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Cyclocross Podiums

Matthew Larsen Wheelbuilding and Velocity Major Tom rims putting cross racers on the podium.

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Single Speed Cyclecross World Championships

  That’s SSCXWC for short Good luck Raj!

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Velocity Major Tom

Ground control to… Velocity’s cyclocross specific tubular the Major Tom is HOT!  Its 23mm wide profile provides a bigger gluing surface and gives wider cross tires a more natural stable shape than tubular road rims.  Get some before the competition … Continue reading

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Wide Road Wheels At Interbike

Finally the bike industry is catching on.  Borrowing the mountain bike idea that wider rims are better Velocity built the A23.   The A23 is 23mm wide rather than the usual 19-20mm of other road rims.  The wider rim gives the tire … Continue reading

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