Valentine’s Wheels

Rider: Molly M. Location: Washington, DC Bike: Specialized Safire Hubs: American Classic Rims: Stan’s Crest Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1442g This set of wheels was a Valentines day gift for Kevin’s wife!  Kevin bought a set of wheels from me a while back, and he knew his lady deserved a set as well, so here we are.  She’s...

Belgium Wheels for David

Rider: David A. Location: San Carlos, CA Bike: Trek Domane Hubs: White Industries Rims: HED Belgium C2 Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray, 24/28 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1526g David was looking for a fairly light set of daily driver wheels.  Something that required little maintenance and was stiff and durable while keeping weight down.  The HED Belgium C2 rims are one of the...

Tough 27.5 Wheels for Tim

Rider: Tim K. Location: Atlanta, GA Bike: Trek Remedy 7 Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: WTB Frequency i25 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1842g Tim was looking for a wider and stiffer wheelset than the stock pieces on his Trek, which have started breaking spokes recently.  The WTB Frequency rims tick all the boxes for a tough set of...

Commuter Wheels for Becky

Rider: Becky L. Location: Augusta, GA Bike: Fuji Somethingortheother Hubs: White Industries Eno Rims: DT Swiss TK540 Spokes: Wheelsmith DB14 Nipples: Brass Weight: Doesn’t matter Becky and her husband both commute by bike almost every day, using the awesome Augusta Canal Towpath as their route from Evans, GA into downtown Augusta GA.  The ride is flat, so to...