Updated Pacenti SL23 Road Rim

Pacenti’s SL23 rim has been a favorite alloy road rim of many wheel builders (myself included) for a while now.  It struck a nice balance of weight, width, depth, and stiffness, and had a great brake track and build quality, and is tubeless ready.  Like all things, there was still some room for improvement...

Bank’s Burly 29er Wheels

Rider: Banks M. Location: North Augusta, SC Bike: Trek HiFi Hubs: Hope Pro II Evo Rims: WTB Frequency i25 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Nipples: Alloy Weight: 2,095g Banks is a friend and local rider, and is one of those guys who is almost always up for trying something.  Riding through rocky creek bed with vertical banks on each side...

Skeeter’s Hadley and Nox AM Build

Rider: Skeeter S. Location: Phoenix, AZ Bike: Evil, The Following Hubs: Hadley Racing Rims: Nox Composites Farlow 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,673g Skeeter wanted some wide and stiff wheels for his AM 29er, but didn’t want to be dragging boat anchors around all the time either.  The Nox Farlow rim was the perfect fit – 29mm inner...

Gary’s Teocalli and DT 240S Build

Rider: Gary R. Location: Auburn, CA Hubs: DT Swiss 240S Rims: Nox Composites Teocalli 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,391g Gary is a fan of DT’s 240S hubs and wanted a set of light and stiff 650B wheels built around a pair.  The 240S hubs are really light and super reliable, they have very few moving...

Vladimir’s Super XC Carbon 29er Wheels

Rider: Vladimir C. Location: Arlington, MA Bike: Niner Jet 9 RDO Hubs: Industry Nine Torch Classic Rims: Nox Composites Skyline 29er Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,425g Vladimir was looking for a set of light weight wheels for XC and endurance racing.  He wanted to keep weight down, but didn’t want to give up too much stiffness...