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Shimano Hub Sale

Shimano XTR and XT hubs on sale now!  Built with your choice of rims from DT Swiss, No Tubes, WTB or Velocity. Get ‘em while they last! XTR centerlock 15mm or QR front and QR rear $375 XT centerlock or … 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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Six Bolt vs Centerlock

For bikes with disc brakes these are the two kinds of brake rotors available. One thing I gotta know before I start building disc brake wheels is if they are centerlock or 6 bolt hubs.  I ask this question a … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Season

Pictured is my cross bike. Those are some Sun rims/LX hubs with Hutchinson tubeless tires. I also have a set of Velocity Escape rims/XT hubs and Challange tubulars. Both handbuilt by yours truly. Yep, those are direct pull brakes with … Continue reading

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