Now Available: Onyx Racing Hubs

Onyx Racing’s radically different hubs are now available for custom builds from Southern Wheelworks! Onyx hubs are quite a bit different than everything else on the market, thanks to their freehub mechanism.  Instead of using a pair of face gears (ala King and DT Swiss) or pawls and a drive ring (Hope, Shimano, I9,...

Carbon 27.5 Trail Wheels for Michael

Rider: Michael P. Location: Tucson, AZ Bike: Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Composites Teocalli 27.5 Spokes: Sapim Laser Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1449g Michael wanted  a set of light, stiff, reasonably wide wheels to use for general MTBing/trail riding.  The I9 hubs offer nearly instant engagement, low weight, and made in the USA quality.  The Teocalli is...

Canada Bound Wide 29er Wheels

Rider: Chris U. Location: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Bike: Canfield, Riot Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Evo Rims: WTB ASYM i29 29er Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: 2032g Chris wanted a set of wide rims that would be well suited to the gnarly trails of BC, but didn’t want to spend mega money on carbon rims.  The new...

Little Things – Velocity QR Skewers

I don’t know about you, but I really like using well thought out and functioning stuff.  Especially the little things that don’t necessarily have to be all that nice, but when they are, using them just makes your day a bit better.  Well designed and functioning tools are like that.  My Abbey Bike Tools...

Red Clay Ramble Recap

I’ve been slammed lately, and haven’t had time to ride in a while.  It’s been nearly 3 weeks since I’ve thrown a leg over the top tube of a bike.  Needless to say, I was pretty excited about the Red Clay Ramble that went down this weekend. The RCR is a mixed surface road ride...