Christmas Wheels!

Rider: Dad Location: Buford, GA Bike: Specialized Allez Hubs: Shimano 105 5800 Rims: H Plus Son, Archetype, 36H rear, 32H front Spokes: DT Swiss, Competition, 2-cross front, 3-cross rear Nipples: DT Swiss, brass, black Weight: 1,994g Merry Christmas everyone! These are a Christmas gift for my dad.  He rides a few times a week to get...

End Of The Year Wrap Up

Hi folks! As we mark the end of 2014 and look ahead to 2015 I just wanted to drop a quick note to say thank you for a great 2014.  I got to work with a lot of really great customers.  You guys and gals are what I enjoy most about building custom wheels – getting...

Eric’s Carbon Lefty Build

Rider: Eric I. Location: Augusta, GA Bike: Cannondale Scalpel Hub: Project 321 Lefty Rim: Nox Composites, Teocalli 29er Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross Nipples: Alloy Weight: 668g Eric is a local hammerhead MTBer and I built him a set of Industry Nine / Nox XCR wheels earlier this year for his Jamis hardtail.  Like most people who try carbon...

Keith’s 650B Teocallis

Rider: Keith N. Location: San Rafael, CA Bike: Funk Cycles La Ruta 650B Hubs: Chris King Rims: Nox Composites, Teocalli 650B Spokes: DT Swiss, Revolution, 3-cross Nipples: DT Swiss, brass Weight: 1,578g Keith is building up a new 650B Funk La Ruta – and there’s no better way to compliment a custom handmade frame than a set...

Leaf Season

I’m hot natured and suffer like crazy in the summer when temperature routinely top out over 100F locally.  So this is my favorite time of year to ride, when the mornings are cold and the afternoons cool.  Today’s ride is the perfect example of the perfect early winter ride. The goal was to ride some of...