Disc Powertap Wheel for Shey

Rider: Shey L. Location: Conyers, GA Hub: PowerTap Rim: WTB ASYM i23 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1185g Shey had a used disc brake PowerTap hub he wanted laced up.  It’s a cool hub with a composite alloy/carbon fiber shell and a titanium freehub body.  It does require the use of a proprietary 8-bolt disc rotor....

Climbing Wheels for Jose

Rider: Jose M. Location: Jacksonville, FL Hubs: Bitex Rims: American Classic, 2218 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1394g Jose lives in FL but heads to the mountains fairly often to ride and he wanted a set of light weight climbing wheels, but didn’t want to break the bank either.  So the recipe was simple – keep rotating...

Derby and Project 321 for Johnny

Rider: Johnny W. Location: Fall City, WA Bike: Cannondale Jekyll Hubs: Project 321 Rims: Derby AM 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1627g Johnny is friends with Scott, who recently purchased a sweet set of wheels built around the wide and burly Derby rims, and Johnny wanted a set for himself.  We used the same AM rims from...

Comfy Road Wheels For Michael

Rider: Michael F. Location: Ringgold, VA Bike: Cervelo S2 Hubs: Bitex Rims: Pacenti SL23, V2 Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1420g Michael’s Cervelo is a very stiff riding race frame and he was looking to improve the comfort.  He recently had the chance to ride a friend’s wheels that had a modern wide rim, and he...

Sour Apple Flavored Derbys

Rider: Scott S. Location: Issaquah, WA Bike: Cannondale Jekyll Hubs: Project 321 Lefty Max front, Hope Pro 2 Evo rear Rims: Derby AM 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1675g Scott was looking for some burly AM tough wheels for his Jekyll.  With a Lefty fork his front hub options are limited, but I like the Project 321...