The Times They Are A Changing

I’m going to try and keep this post short, which isn’t my strong suit as y’all likely know.  I’ve reached one of those ‘everything is changing’ moments in my life, and that means there’s some changes coming to Southern Wheelworks.  This summer my wife and I found out we were expecting our first kid,...

Update on SCS

*Sigh* Every week I get an e-mail or two from some pour soul with a Specialized SCS bike who wants better wheels but doesn’t know what to do.  I wrote about this a little while back here, but this post (that you’re reading now) is the latest and greatest info. SCS – What It...

How I Got Started

This morning on Facebook my memory from 10yrs ago was my first MTB in my new-at-the-time apartment.  It was a trip down memory lane and made me smile, and reminded me of how this whole journey got started.  I thought I’d share the story of how I got into MTBing, and my first three...

Falkor 36R for Jim

This set of wheels is headed to Jim in Anderson, SC.  He’s a bigger guy who likes to hammer, and in the past he’s been put on several very nice custom wheels that just weren’t well suited to him.  Rims that are too light, not stiff enough, not enough spokes, etc.  But not so...

In Depth :: Spank Oozy Trail 345 Rims

I’m pretty excited to now be offering Spank rims for custom builds, and in this post we’re going to an in depth look at the Oozy Trail 345 29er rim.  Spank was founded when the owner couldn’t get anyone else to make his rim design – so he opened his own factory (Fratelli Industries)...